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Winter sports tournaments canceled due to COVID-19 threat

The Staples girls’ basketball team celebrated their win against Norwalk High School during the FCIAC tournament. Their season has been cut short due to the cancelation of the CIAC tournament.

Molly Gold '21, Paper News Editor

March 10, 2020

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has canceled all remaining state tournament games due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19.  In an email sent out by the CIAC on March 10, the organization stated that many teams and neutral sites had already pulled out of the tourna...

A season in review: boys’ basketball highlight the future

A season in review: boys’ basketball highlight the future

March 19, 2018

By Jonathan Kaner '18 and Alex Reiner '18

Wilton defeats Staples boys’ basketball 81-62 (in photos)

Wilton defeats Staples boys' basketball 81-62 (in photos)

December 30, 2016

By: Fritz Schemel Wilton defeated Staples in boys' basketball on Thursday, Dec. 29. The game was the championship of the Staples Holiday Classic. The two teams met in last year's tournament semifinal, and Wilton would go on to win the tournament. Staples guard Justin Seideman was named to the all-tournament team...

Staples boys’ basketball vs. Greenwich

Staples boys’ basketball vs. Greenwich

Kelsey Shockey, Web Sports Editor

January 8, 2014

It was certainly a tight and jam packed game for the Staples boys’ basketball team on Tuesday night, at first. Heads from the audience were bopping back and forth, left to right, following the high-speed action, and, there was a powerful aura of intensity in the gym. Just in the first minute of the game...

Surviving the Cut

Surviving the Cut

May 18, 2011

In the mind of an athlete, it is a tragedy that is on par with a natural disaster. For anyone who has ever played a sport competitively, the fear of being cut is one of the most abhorred aspects of all of sports. At Staples, the decision of whether or not to cut varies on a team-by-team basis, with the ...

The Downfall of FCIAC Boys’ Basketball

The Downfall of FCIAC Boys’ Basketball

April 4, 2011

Last year the Bridgeport Central Hilltoppers lost only one game in the FCIAC. This year they have won just one. This year’s top team is the Ridgefield Tigers who are 11-1 in conference play and have already eclipsed their win total from last year. It is incredible to see the opposite directions these two programs have gone in after it was Cent...

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