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Pep-rally fails to celebrate winter and fall sports

Pep-rally fails to celebrate winter and fall sports

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

The annual pep-rally before homecoming packs the bleachers full of students ready to cheer on the fall sports teams. Among those in the stands are the winter and spring sports teams watching the fall teams perform on the field. Because the pep-rally initiates the homecoming football game, it makes sense t...

Students Go Crazy Over Yalee

Students Go Crazy Over Yalee

Grace Livecchi '21, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

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Wreckers dealt knock-out blow by North Haven

Wreckers dealt knock-out blow by North Haven

Ethan Frank '20, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

North Haven, Connecticut -- The Staples Wreckers suffered a 53-20 loss at the hands of the North Haven Indians and their Wing-T offense on Friday, Oct. 18 at Mike Vanacore Field.  The Wreckers fell behind 13-0 early, and then things went from bad to worse as a fumble on a poor exchange from Stap...

Staples football returns fresh from bye week

Staples football returns fresh from bye week

Jacob Greenberger '22, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

After a week off, the Staples boys’ football team returns to action this week with an away game against North Haven. However, the Wreckers used the bye week a little differently than most teams would. “A lot of teams in this league definitely would take their bye week to relax and recover, and maybe have shorter, lighter practices,” Nick Prior ՚22 said. “But t...

Season two of “All American” starts off with a bang

Season two of “All American” starts off with a bang

Lucy Zuckerman ’22

October 22, 2019

Football, drama and romance all come together to create “All American,” a total touchdown in the entertainment industry. When the American TV show, “All American,” aired on CW and Netflix, in October of 2018, I was initially not interested in watching it. Sports shows are not what I usually...

Staples football takes commanding win over Brien McMahon

Staples football takes commanding win over Brien McMahon

Jackson Lev ’20, Paper Sports Editor

October 11, 2019

The Staples’ football team showed out in their fourth game of the season against Brien McMahon, with a commanding 35-7 win.    On Friday, Oct. 2, the Wreckers took on the Senators in an away game they very much needed to win after suffering a tough 7-0 loss to Ridgefield the week before....

Staples football falls to the Tigers

Staples football falls to the Tigers

Carson Kranz '21, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

The Staples Wreckers varsity football team lost 7-0 to the Ridgefield Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 28.  Senior quarterback Jake Thaw ’20, briefly playing in place of Jackson Zager ’21, threw an interception at midfield with three minutes left, ending Staples’ potential game-tying drive. The T...

Varsity football unable to defeat Ridgefield

Varsity football unable to defeat Ridgefield

Carson Kranz '21 and Logan Gornbein '21

October 4, 2019

Petition requesting delay of field construction has been denied

Petition requesting delay of field construction has been denied

Samantha Felner '22, Paper Opinions Editor

October 3, 2019

Despite efforts from the football team and Westport residents, the petition requesting a delayed construction of the new high school football field and track was denied. With the start of the field construction in early May, it was contracted that fall would be the time frame that the track would be...

Playing sports drives sports fandom for Principal Thomas

Playing sports drives sports fandom for Principal Thomas

Ethan Frank '20, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

If there was a ball on the ground, Staples's new Principal Stafford Thomas Jr. would be picking it up. At a young age, he got involved in all kinds of sports. Whether it be football, basketball, baseball or anything he and his friends could find. “We would play three hours of sports after school,” Thomas s...

Debate over Staples’ football field grows

Debate over Staples’ football field grows

Jake Navarro '20 and Grady Narang '20

October 2, 2019

Staples football upset by Black Knights in season opener

Staples football upset by Black Knights in season opener

Holden Cohen '20, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

The Staples’ football team lost their first game of the season to the Stamford Black Knights, 14-13, in the first game under new head coach Andrew Behrends. First-time quarterback Jackson Zager ’21 targeted Blake Lawrence ’20 heavily in his debut for the team. Lawrence made several catches...

Super Bowl LIII early release of ads benefits viewers and advertisers

Super Bowl LIII early release of ads benefits viewers and advertisers

Holden Cohen '21

February 25, 2019

Many companies with commercials for Super Bowl LIII switched their policies by releasing their ads on Youtube for free, around 48 hours before the big game. This allowed everyone to have the chance to watch the commercials that they were interested in beforehand and gave the companies with the commerci...

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