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Boys’ lacrosse loses to New Canaan in scrimmage

Boys’ lacrosse loses to New Canaan in scrimmage

April 4, 2018

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="5" gal_title="All images"] By Jacob Kogan '18 and Chris Andrews '18 The Staples Wreckers Boys’ lacrosse team lost to a top tier New Canaan team in a scrimmage on March 28 with a final score of 7-3. “Our defense played extremely well having not had our D coach for a week-and-a-h...

A mascot that is befitting Staples athletes

A mascot that is befitting Staples athletes

March 19, 2018

By: Chris Andrews '18 Before the 1920’s, before the Wreckers, Staples High School’s athletic teams were called “The Minutemen.” It’s time to return to that name. The history of the Wreckers name is not steeped in tradition as it was taken from a news headline of a football game upset,...

Wahlburgers lands in Connecticut

Wahlburgers lands in Connecticut

March 2, 2018

By Chris Andrews ’18 Actor, Mark Wahlberg, and his family opened a restaurant just outside of Boston in 2011 serving the comfort food that is frequently served at their own family dinner table. Since then, they have opened up restaurants in 14 U.S. states and Canada. One of their most recent loc...

Staples boys’ basketball suffers tough loss To Wilton

Staples boys’ basketball suffers tough loss To Wilton

January 17, 2018

By: Chris Andrews ’18 & Jacob Kogan ’18   The Staples boys’ basketball game against Wilton resulted in a tough loss with a score of 85-65 at the Staples gym on Tuesday, Jan. 9. “I thought our offense went as smoothly and efficiently as it had all year and scoring over 60 points is...

Something Natural is naturally a must eat

Something Natural is naturally a must eat

January 16, 2018

By Chris Andrews ’18 For those longing for their next Nantucket vacation, you can now experience one familiar favorite here in Connecticut. Just like the Massachusetts original, the location is a somewhat tucked away house looking structure that is behind Saks on the avenue in Greenwich. That little...

Staples girls’ soccer steals win from New Canaan

Staples girls’ soccer steals win from New Canaan

October 25, 2017

By: Chris Andrews '18 and Jacob Kogan '18 The Staples girls’ soccer team won their 12th game of the season on Oct. 25, beating New Canaan 1-0. There was a lot of excitement in the air for senior day on Loeffler field and the fans filled the stands for a great game against a tough competitor. “I...

Anti-Bullying Law implemented in Western New York

Anti-Bullying Law implemented in Western New York

October 25, 2017

By Chris Andrew '18 Parents are being held accountable by law for the bullying behavior of their children in the city of North Tonawanda. This upstate New York town is similar in size to our population in Westport. Earlier this month, a law was passed that stated that parents of a child under the age 18 wit...

The importance of the college representative visit

The importance of the college representative visit

October 19, 2017

By Chris Andrews '18 As a senior, it is that time of the year where college is the number one thought on my mind. My college planning process began over a year ago when I started researching colleges online to narrow down my search and continued into my junior year with weekend tours at my favorite ...

Why 280 characters is a big mistake

Why 280 characters is a big mistake

October 14, 2017

By Chris Andrews '18 Twitter has announced on Sept. 26 that it will be testing the number of characters for a tweet to 280 characters from the standard 140. Twitter’s reasoning was that people constantly complain about how they are not able to say everything they want in just one tweet. The company...

Real Madrid takes back-to-back Champions League titles

Real Madrid takes back-to-back Champions League titles

June 16, 2017

Chris Andrews '18 Real Madrid’s Luka Modric gets a through ball as he is streaking down the line and breaks past the speedy left back from Juventus, Alex Sandro. The ball, inches from being out of bounds, as Modric one times a skipping ball to the middle of the 6 yard box. Who else to get to the...

Staples Varsity Softball

Staples Varsity Softball

May 24, 2017

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Billionaires battle for the Moon

Billionaires battle for the Moon

May 15, 2017

By Chris Andrews '18 What do you do with billions of dollars when there is nothing left on Earth to buy? CEO’s such as Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Elon Musk of SpaceX and Naveen Jain of InfoSpace go to the Moon. The three billionaires are competing in a new space race as all three have plans for missio...

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