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Winter sports teams celebrate successes, reflect on season

Winter sports teams celebrate successes, reflect on season

Lily Kane '20, Broadcast Director

March 19, 2020

As the snow melts and the flowers begin to bloom, Staples athletes can reflect on the eventful sports season coming to a close. With several teams making it to their FCIAC and State championships, team members realize that their hard work is paying off.  Despite having to take the bus to-and-from M...

Winter sports tournaments canceled due to COVID-19 threat

Winter sports tournaments canceled due to COVID-19 threat

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...

Crucial 72-65 win against Wilton sends Staples boys’ basketball team into FCIACS

Crucial 72-65 win against Wilton sends Staples boys’ basketball team into FCIACS

Marlo Von der Ahe ’20

March 9, 2020

The Staples boys basketball team pulled out a 72-65 win in a season-deciding game on Feb. 26 against Wilton. The Wreckers record prior to the game was 13-6. The game was important to the Wreckers because they needed to win in order to qualify for the FCIAC tournament.   Led by coach Colin Devine, Staples started s...

Boys’ basketball defeats FCIAC second seed team in a defining match

Boys’ basketball defeats FCIAC second seed team in a defining match
Boys’ basketball defeats FCIAC second seed team in a defining match

Madison Andrews '20

February 24, 2020

The Staples boys’ basketball team defeated Stamford 72-70 to extend their record this season to 11-3 in the Staples gym on Thursday, Feb. 6.  ...

Missed opportunities haunt Wreckers in 6-1 loss

Missed opportunities haunt Wreckers in 6-1 loss
Missed opportunities haunt Wreckers in 6-1 loss

Ethan Frank '20 and Jake Navarro '20

January 27, 2020

Darien -- The Staples Wreckers boys’ hockey team fell 6-1 to Division I New Canaan on Wednesday, Jan. 8. The Wreckers, a Division III team, held their own for a period and a half before the train came off the rails.  After matching a New Canaan goal with 6:55 left in the first period on a shot by Owen...

Girls’ volleyball falls to New Canaan

Girls’ volleyball falls to New Canaan

Theresa Vandis '22

November 8, 2019

In a game to decide seeding in the FCIAC tournament, he Staples girls’ volleyball team suffered a loss against New Canaan 3-1 on Tuesday, Oct. 29. “I think coming into this game we were really excited, because it was a big game and it determined a lot for FCIAC seeding,” Sophia Alfero ’20 said....

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...

Staples girls’ volleyball suffers tough loss against Greenwich

Staples girls’ volleyball suffers tough loss against Greenwich
Staples girls' volleyball suffers tough loss against Greenwich

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

The Staples girls’ volleyball team lost a tough game against the undefeated Greenwich Cardinals on Oct. 3.   Going into the game, the Wreckers knew that a challenge lay ahead of them as Greenwich held a strong 6-0 record against FCIAC teams so far this year. Staples came into the game with ...

Staples boys’ volleyball beats Danbury in FCIAC semifinals

Staples boys’ volleyball beats Danbury in FCIAC semifinals

Madison Andrews '20

June 6, 2019

Staples Boys Varsity Volleyball took on Danbury in the FCIAC semifinals at the Fairfield Ludlowe gym on Wednesday, May 22...

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...

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