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COVID-19 affects cross country team

Staples cross country runners wear masks and socially distance while running in their small cohorts at practice.

Audrey Kercher '23

September 25, 2020

Going back to school in fall of 2020 is anything besides ordinary: one-way hallways, masks, six feet apart and Zooms. Sports are no exception, especially for the cross country team.    The Staples cross country team has had to make many modifications this year due to COVID-19.    ...

High school football players protest in Hartford over season’s cancellation

Cameron Manna '21, Staff Writer

September 11, 2020

High school football players from across the state assembled on the steps of the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford on Wednesday to protest the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (CIAC) decision to cancel their season.                                 ...

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...

Staples girls’ volleyball defeats Stamford in comeback match

The Wreckers look forward to improving their season to 8-6 in their next match against Ridgefield on Thursday, Oct. 15.

Madison Andrews '20

October 18, 2019

The Staples girls’ varsity volleyball team defeated Stamford in a close match, 3-2, in the Staples gym on Tuesday, Oct. 16.    The game was dedicated to Rach’ Hope charity, an organization created to honor the life of Rachel Doran. The program raises money to support families with a c...

Staples’ baseball defeats Norwalk in state tournament

Staples' baseball defeats Norwalk in state tournament

Maya Brodows '20 and Siri Kanter '20

June 6, 2019

Adam Petro '20 reached base on a single to right field...

Girls’ basketball defeats Hall in opening round of state playoffs

Girls' basketball defeats Hall in opening round of state playoffs

Mark Didio '20

March 12, 2019

The Staples girls’ varsity basketball team defeated the Hall Warriors 39-35 in the first round of the CIAC state class LL playoffs Captain Elle Fair ’19 led the Wreckers with 18 points, hitting multiple threes that led Staples’ offense in the first half. “Elle just played lights out,”...

Boys’ basketball falls to Fairfield Ludlowe

Boys' basketball falls to Fairfield Ludlowe

Kevin Rabacs '19

February 25, 2019

Staples boys’ basketball fell to Ludlowe 57-26 on Monday Feb. 13. After a low scoring first half, the Falcons outscored the Wreckers 32-12 in the second half, shooting very well beyond the three-point line. “I think Ludlowe’s length posed problems for us and we just had an incredibly difficult...

High Hopes for the Staples Baseball Team

High Hopes for the Staples Baseball Team

March 17, 2017

By: Elliot Kaufman ’19 As the weather warms up and the jam-packed spring season starts, the Staples Wreckers varsity baseball team hopes to bounce back from its moderate season last year. After finishing last season at an even 10-10 record, the team hopes to utilize the underclassmen and dynamic...

Girls’ and Boys’ track run at State Opens

Girls’ and Boys’ track run at State Opens

Jack Zeldes, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

On Saturday Feb. 20, while most Staples students were enjoying their vacations, the girls’ and boys’ track teams had other ideas. Running at the annual State Opens in New Haven, the boys raced to a sixth place finish while the girls placed in seventh. The boys, led by Yale bound James Lewis ‘16...

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