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Staples field hockey team moves onto states

Staples field hockey team moves onto states

Charley Guthartz '22, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

The Staples girls’ field hockey team beat Norwalk 3-0 in the semifinals on Nov. 19 at Weston High School. Winning this game put them to the next level of the state tournament, which is the championship game.  Going into this game Staples was the number four seed and Norwalk was the number nine ...

Staples soccer starts their road to the championship

Staples soccer starts their road to the championship

Jake Navarro '20

October 30, 2019

Once the final whistle blew for the Staples Wreckers boys’ soccer team vs. Wilton on Oct. 28, the regular season became an afterthought. All effort and energy will be put toward their first playoff game. In the final four games of the season, the Wreckers were able to collect three wins against...

Varsity cheer flips their way to fifth place at regionals

Varsity cheer flips their way to fifth place at regionals

Chelsea Strober '21

April 1, 2019

Waking up as early as 4:30am on a Saturday morning to put on a full face of makeup, hair in a slicked back pony, fake eyelashes, and a big sparkly bow may not seem like everybody’s ideal weekend, but for Staples varsity cheer, this is the norm during competition season. On March 16, Staples varsit...

Girls’ field hockey secures third consecutive state victory

Girls’ field hockey secures third consecutive state victory

Molly Gold '21

November 19, 2018

The girls' field hockey team defeated Cheshire in the state championship game with a score of 2-0 on Sunday, Nov. 18.   Kyle Kirby ’20 scored both goals on two of the 14 penalty corners Staples earned throughout the game. “Corners are great because it was the one time when we had an advantage in the am...

Staples baseball pushes to the postseason

Staples baseball pushes to the postseason

Elliot Kaufman '19, Web Managing Editor

May 24, 2018

As the 2018 spring season comes to an end, the reigning state champion Staples baseball team jumps into beginning of the FCIAC and state tournaments. Last season, the Wreckers lost 4-3 in the FCIAC quarterfinals in a nail biting game against Darien, but went on the defeat Amity High School 5-1...

Boys’ tennis clinches 50th straight victory

Boys’ tennis clinches 50th straight victory

May 17, 2018

Jackson Daignault ’18   The Staples Boys’ varsity Tennis team defeated the Greenwich Cardinals 4-3 on Wednesday, May 10 to clinch their 50th win in a row.   The streak has lasted three seasons in which the Wreckers have won three FCIAC titles and two State Championships. The ...

8th grade Westport PAL football team wins championship after undefeated season

8th grade Westport PAL football team wins championship after undefeated season

December 2, 2017

By: Isabella Didio ’18 On Sunday, Nov. 19, the eighth grade PAL football team wrapped up their undefeated season with a 14-7 win over Ridgefield to capture the PAL championship. “It was incredible,” receiver Benji Titlebaum ’22 said. “In all my years of playing sports, I’ve never we...

Wreckers defeated in girls’ soccer FCIAC championship

Wreckers defeated in girls’ soccer FCIAC championship

November 6, 2017

By: Siri Kanter '20 The Staples girls’ varsity soccer team was defeated 1-0 by the St. Joseph Cadets in the FCIAC championship final held on Friday, Nov. 3 at Fairfield Ludlowe High School. Maddie Fried scored the Cadets’ only goal with 1:11 minutes left in the first half. Fried struck the ball ...

Boys’ cross country repeat as FCIAC champions

Boys’ cross country repeat as FCIAC champions

November 1, 2017

By: Shane Rabacs '18 The boys cross country team won the FCIAC championship, finishing with the top three finishers in the race. This is the second straight championship for the Wreckers. “It's always fun to win an FCIAC championship,” Ben Seiple ’18 said. “Last year it was us against Danbury and we k...

FHOCK looks to steamroll to second straight title

FHOCK looks to steamroll to second straight title

October 10, 2017

By: Ben Pearl '18 & Nicole Dienst '18 ...

Ski team performs at State Open

Ski team performs at State Open

March 12, 2017

By: Shane Rabacs '18 BOYS:   Coming in as the second ranked team in the state, the boys’ ski team had high hopes for the State Open race.   Due to hazardous snow conditions, only one run could be completed as opposed to the usual two. The team finished in sixth place at the...

[Oct. 2016 Sports] Staples field hockey looks to make playoff push

November 22, 2016

By Cooper Boardman '17   On Oct. 31, 2015, 39 seconds after Norwalk’s Marissa Mastrianni deflected a loose ball past Staples’ goalie Jodie Baris, the Wreckers trudged off Testa Field with their FCIAC season over, thanks to a 1-0 loss in the final minute, a horrifying result on a frigid...

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