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Staples sports teams are pushed too far in bad weather

Staples sports teams are pushed too far in bad weather

October 12, 2018

By Eliza Barr ’21 Dark skies, increasingly strong wind, heavy rain and occasional glimpses of lightning. When weather turns dangerous, phones around Fairfield County simultaneously chime warnings, advising people to take cover. But not the Staples cross country team. They are just about to begin t...

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...

Ahmad named Gatorade Track Athlete of the Year

Ahmad named Gatorade Track Athlete of the Year

February 15, 2017

By: Liv Ronca Zak Ahmad ’17, who placed first at indoor track FCIACs and States,  has been named Gatorade Track Athlete of the Year in Connecticut for his performance on the boys’ cross country team at Staples.   The Gatorade State Player of the Year is used to recognize high school athletes acr...

Debalsi honored as Staples track gets ready for postseason

Jack Zeldes, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016

While most indoor track FCIAC qualifier meets are pretty routine, the meet at the Staples field house on Saturday January 9 was far from ordinary. Stanford commit Hannah Debalsi ‘16 was honored by Sports Illustrated for her athlete of the month award in front for her teammates and family with a small celebration ...

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