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Checking in on fall sports

Checking in on fall sports

Fritz Schemel, Sports Editor

October 10, 2014

With half of the fall season in the books, we look back on the success of some of our fall teams. Girls’ Volleyball: Following a highly successful 2013 campaign in which the team was the runner-up in the Class LL State Championship, the Staples girls’ volleyball team is hoping to advance, once...

Top five essential emojis that need to exist

Top five essential emojis that need to exist

Renee Weisz and Alice Hickson

September 30, 2014

When words fail, sometimes there is no better way to accurately express your feelings than through emojis.   If an occasion is especially exciting, throw in a smiley face or one of the giant, red emoji exclamation points. But how do you text your friend, “Let’s go to the diner for breakfast!”...

New bleachers grace Jinny Parker field

New bleachers grace Jinny Parker field

Sarah Ellman, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

A rolled ankle, torn ligament. and two weeks of riding the bench was the price that field hockey player, Maddy Sampath ’16 had to pay after an inconvenient tumble her Freshman year. The accident did not occur during a game, nor did it occur at a practice. In fact, the incident didn’t even happen...

Fall athletes looking to secure positions on varsity teams

Jesse Greenspun, Staff Writer

September 7, 2014

For many Staples students, the final days of summer are spent savoring the sunshine and hanging out at the beach. Days will soon shorten and be spent with books in hand, but for the many fall athletes at Staples, these last few days mark the start of only one thing: Sports Tryouts. From field hockey...

Influx of players breaks record for Freshmen field hockey

Influx of players breaks record for Freshmen field hockey

Kit Epstein, Staff Writer

September 7, 2014

Remember the good ole’ days when making a freshman sports team was considered easy and stress free? Well, those days are sadly over; especially when it comes to field hockey. Girls’ field hockey is an aggressive, fast-paced, and exciting game. Although lots of girls start playing the sport as...

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