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Huge comeback gives Darien edge over Staples Volleyball

Huge comeback gives Darien edge over Staples Volleyball

Quinn Hughes, Staff Writer

May 17, 2016

“I really thought we had it,” Andrew Van Riper ’16, starting libero for Staples High School boys’ volleyball, said following their match on Monday. Staples fell to a come-from-behind win by Darien 2-3 in sets. The Wreckers came out of warmups fired up, and found themselves in an early lea...

Boys basketball succeeds in season opener

Boys basketball succeeds in season opener

Talia Hendel, Web Managing Editor

December 29, 2015

The Staples Boys’ basketball team showed a little pre-season rustiness in the opening minutes of their game against Darien in Trumbull on Dec. 22. However, they managed to turn up the defensive intensity and settle their offensive mistakes later on to make a strong comeback and come away with a 43-42 ...

Staples football excels in 2015 campaign, finishes at 7-3

Staples football excels in 2015 campaign, finishes at 7-3

Fritz Schemel, News Editor

December 9, 2015

The Staples football season ended in a 41-7 loss to Darien in the state quarterfinals on Dec. 1, their second loss to the Blue Wave on the season. The Wreckers ended with a record of 7-3. After starting the season 5-0, the team faltered to Ridgefield on Senior Night on Oct. 23. The team bounced b...

There’s only one thing worse than taking the ACT

There’s only one thing worse than taking the ACT

Alice Hickson, Web A&E Editor

October 25, 2015

I had a plan. On September 12, 2015 I was going to knock the ACT out of my life and finally reach the shining light at the end of an extremely long tunnel filled with what felt like non stop test preparation. I woke up at 6:30 A.M. and after a quick caffeine stop at Dunkin Donuts, I was on my way...

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