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Casparius breaks Staples Baseball career hitting record

Casparius breaks Staples Baseball career hitting record

May 19, 2017

By Max Appell '18 Star Staples Baseball player Ben Casparius ’17 broke the record for most hits in a Staples High School career on Wednesday, May 17, against St. Joseph High School. Casparius got his 113 hit putting him over previous record holder Jack Hennessey who set it in 2010. Staples we...

Game Primer: Staples vs. Brien McMahon Baseball

Game Primer: Staples vs. Brien McMahon Baseball

April 27, 2017

By Cooper Boardman STAPLES WRECKERS LAST YEAR’S MATCHUPS: Staples routed McMahon when the teams squared off on April 27, 2016. The Wreckers entered the game on a four game losing streak, but the team pounded 13 hits in an 11-1 victory over the Senators. Chad Knight led the way on the mound, with five...

A Knight Transformed into a Blue Devil

A Knight Transformed into a Blue Devil

Alex Reiner, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 19, 2016

Staples baseball is known for producing high quality athletes from the diamond, including three Division I commits in the past three years, and it just added one more with Chad Knight’s ’19 commitment to Duke University.   He announced this news through Instagram and Facebook posts on S...

Staples Basketball Routs Norwalk

Staples Basketball Routs Norwalk

Jackson Livingstone, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016

On Wednesday night, the Staples boys; basketball team took another step toward its season long goal of qualifying for the state tournament by beating the Norwalk Bears 64-52. Fueled by 22 points from point guard Justin Seideman ’17, the Wreckers broke away with a fourteen point halftime lead and didn...

Boys basketball succeeds in season opener

Boys basketball succeeds in season opener

Talia Hendel, Web Managing Editor

December 29, 2015

The Staples Boys’ basketball team showed a little pre-season rustiness in the opening minutes of their game against Darien in Trumbull on Dec. 22. However, they managed to turn up the defensive intensity and settle their offensive mistakes later on to make a strong comeback and come away with a 43-42 ...

Blue Monster proves to be a spectacle in its debut season

Blue Monster proves to be a spectacle in its debut season

Adam Kaufman, Staff Writer

May 12, 2015

Staples’ baseball field has long been known around the FCIAC as one of the most hitter-friendly ballparks in the league. This offseason, though, that all changed. The new season has ushered in the era of the “Blue Monster,” a new fence erected in left field complete with a navy blue wind tarp. Many...

Celebrating the Jewish new year

Celebrating the Jewish new year

Kit Epstein, Staff Writer

September 25, 2014

If you walk around Westport on Thursday Sept. 25, you might hear many people saying “l’shana tovah” during conversation, which is a way of wishing others "happy New Year" in Hebrew. This Thursday is the start of the Jewish New Year, otherwise known as Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah is a day full of celebration, resolutions...

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