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Track and field squeaks by to capture state championship

Track and field squeaks by to capture state championship

June 5, 2017

By Shane Rabacs '18 The boys’ track and field team won the class LL state championship Thursday, June 2, defeating Danbury by 2.5 points. The event was delayed Wednesday after thunderstorms occurred in the middle of it. The Wreckers were in the lead then and were just able to hang on, placing fourth in...

[Nov. 2016 Sports] Field hockey flourishes in historic season

November 23, 2016

By Jonathan Kaner ’18   Going back to August, the Staples field hockey team was expecting an average season. With the loss of many starters, along with tough opposition in their conference, the Wreckers had a tough road ahead of them. Two months later, the Wreckers have stormed past all their oppos...

Wreckers Baseball Defeats St. Joseph 5-4, Clinches FCIAC Playoff Berth

Wreckers Baseball Defeats St. Joseph 5-4, Clinches FCIAC Playoff Berth

May 13, 2011

On May 13, the Staples boys’ varsity baseball team defeated Trumbull’s St. Joseph High School 5-4, ensuring a spot in the playoffs, and bringing the team’s FCIAC record to 12-4. It was tight at the beginning though, when starting pitcher Jimmy Kopack ’12 gave up a homerun to St. Joseph’s on ...

Turkey Trot at Wakeman Field

Turkey Trot at Wakeman Field

November 29, 2010

The sixth grade students of Bedford Middle School participated in a diversionary walk around Wakeman Field at 10:00 a.m. This started off their Thanksgiving vacation with a fun exercise. They celebrated Thanksgiving afterwards with a feast of traditional meals in the cafeteria....

Loeffler Field Vandalized

Loeffler Field Vandalized

November 18, 2010

Staples' Loeffler Field was vandalized at some time before school on Nov. 18 when an as yet unknown individual or group of individuals forced open a gate and drove a car over the field, destroying several large areas of grass. As of yet, police do not have any information as to who committed the act of vandalism. "It's cowardly ...

Staples Field Hockey loses 3-1 to Fairfield Ludlowe in First Round of State Playoffs

Staples Field Hockey loses 3-1 to Fairfield Ludlowe in First Round of State Playoffs

November 11, 2010

Alexandra O'Kane '13 Staff Writer The Staples varsity field hockey team lost to Fairfield Ludlowe by a score of 3-1 in the first round of the state tournament on Wednesday. Despite the losing effort, the team gave Fairfield a tough game by holding the Falcons scoreless in the second half. Aft...

Superfans sell "Wrecker Wrags"

Superfans sell "Wrecker Wrags"

October 28, 2010

Aaron Hendel '14 Staff Writer They have helped win Super Bowls, World Series, Stanley Cups, and National Championships. At Kyle Field, home to the Aggies of Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, they are referred to as “The 12th Man.” They aren’t even on the field, but they can make all...

Student Athletes Work Hard On, Off Field

Student Athletes Work Hard On, Off Field

October 22, 2010

As the bell rings at 2:15 each day, many Staples students are not heading to their buses to go home, but rather in the opposite direction to the locker rooms to get ready for sports practices. These students have busy lives between school, practice every day, and then all their homework each evening, but most fac...

May 28, 2010 | A Cultural Experience

May 28, 2010 | A Cultural Experience

May 28, 2010

9:17 a.m. Curtis Chen '11 and Amanda Googe '11 enjoy their Columbian cuisine in Norwalk, CT, prior to their Spanish 4 Honors field trip to New York City. Photo by Devin Skolnick '11 ...

Band of Brothers: Rugby Builds Fraternity On, Off Field

Band of Brothers: Rugby Builds Fraternity On, Off Field

May 28, 2010

Mel Mignucci '12 A&E Editor Two at a time, athletic adolescents sprint up and down the turf football field, from end to end, cheered on by their teammates. They finish the circuit in about a minute, barely panting and not visibly sweaty, even in the bright May sun. They exchange high fives, pa...

May 7, 2010 | Loeffler Field Physics

May 7, 2010 | Loeffler Field Physics

May 7, 2010

9:30 a.m. On a breezy, sunny morning in the stands of Loeffler Field, physics teacher Nathaniel Dewey has a student demonstrate how long sound takes to travel....

Girls Lacrosse Forced to Cut Due to Increased Interest

Girls Lacrosse Forced to Cut Due to Increased Interest

April 14, 2010

Shannon Moss '11 Web News Editor As the Staples girls' lacrosse team prepared for the 2010 season, not every girl who sported their lacrosse sticks and skirts at the beginning of tryouts was included on the final roster. For the first time in Staples history, coach Cathy Schager was forced to make cuts. The tryout pro...

Staples Varsity Field Hockey Lose 2-1 Yet Continue to Improve

Staples Varsity Field Hockey Lose 2-1 Yet Continue to Improve

October 25, 2009

Wednesday, Oct. 21, Staples Varsity Field Hockey played Norwalk in a high energy game, but were defeated 2-1. In the first half Norwalk was able to bring the ball up the field multiple times but Lady Wreckers with a strong defense including goalie Jenn Hoets ’11, saved multiple shots. Howeve...

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