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The girls’ lacrosse team has had a solid first half of the season. They hope to close out the season strong.

Girls’ lacrosse continues to fight through competition

Jalen St. Fort '22, Staff Writer May 4, 2022

Staples girls’ lacrosse has been a historically successful program and they seek to continue that tradition this season. They finished with an overall record of 9-5 last year and finished second in the...

Virginia ‘Ginny’ Parker Field lacks field lights, making it difficult for the girls’ lacrosse and field hockey programs to practice for the full time allotted to them. The field has never had lights due to a complaint filed by neighbors over 10 years ago.

Lack of lights on Ginny Parker field negatively affects girls’ lacrosse, field hockey programs

Mia Bomback '25, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

Another practice canceled. With only days leading up to the first round of the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) games, Ian Tapsall, head coach of the Staples High School girls’...

The Staples’ girls track team look to cap off another great indoor season.

Girls’ Track sprints to finish line of indoor season

Jalen St. Fort, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

The Staples girls’ track team took on the New England Championships on March 5 at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center in Boston, Massachusetts. The girls qualified for the 4x200 meter relay the previous...

Girls indoor track is hopeful for their upcoming season after a year full of covid precautions.

Girls’ indoor track returns to normal season

Jalen St. Fort '22, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

Last year was far from normal for everyone in almost all aspects of life. But for Staples winter sports, it looked especially different. Girls’ indoor track and field was one sport that was extremely...

With all the progress made for equality and tolerance, period stigma still remains as an outdated habit that makes people with periods uncomfortable with their body.

Period stigma unwarranted, needs to change

Amanda Rowan '22, Photostory Editor June 16, 2021

As I entered high school, almost everyone had their period and, finally, it wasn't so taboo to talk about. We exchanged period stories like friendship bracelets, making sure to whisper so that no boys...

Jess Leon ’22 looking to pass the ball in an intense situation during the Staples-Darien game April 30.

Staples defeated by powerhouse Darien

Charley Guthartz '22, Opinions Editor May 4, 2021

The Staples girls’ lacrosse team lost to Darien 16-8 in the annual rivalry game at Darien High School Friday, April 30. Staples began slowly, trailing the Blue Wave 4-0. The offense initially played...

Staples’ girls basketball secured a decisive win over Trumbull on Feb. 25. The Wreckers stay number one in the FCIAC at 6-0. Trumbull is 3-2.

Girls’ basketball triumphs over Trumbull, continues undefeated season

Gabriella Gerig ’23 February 26, 2021

The Staples girls’ basketball team clinched a 44-38 win against Trumbull on Thursday, Feb. 25. This game solidified their number one standing in the FCIAC with a record of 6-0.  Although Staples...

The Staples boys baseball won FCIAC and the state championship last year.

Spring sports postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

Grady Narang '20 March 30, 2020

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the spring sports season will be postponed for all schools across Connecticut. Governor Lamont ordered all schools to be closed until at least April 20 as the final...

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Staples girls’ basketball moves on in the state championship

Charley Guthartz '22 March 10, 2020

The Staples Wreckers girls' basketball team took home a win with a score of 58-34 after playing Kennedy on Monday, March 6 to move on in the state tournament.  

Nicole Holmes ’21 sinking a free throw late in the fourth to ice the game in front of the home crowd.

Girls’ basketball team snatches a big FCIAC win

Logan Gornbein '21 January 10, 2020

The Staples girls’ basketball team defeated the Danbury Hatters 59-44 at home on Jan. 8. Going into the game the Wreckers were 5-1 and the Hatters were at 4-1.  Captain Arianna Gerig ’20 was the Wreckers...

Over December break, the Wreckers won the Todd Burger Holiday Tournament where they beat Ludlowe and Warde.

Staples girls’ basketball team beat Bridgeport Central

Carson Kranz '21 January 10, 2020

The Staples girls’ basketball team blew out Bridgeport Central on Jan. 3 with a huge 68-13 victory. The Wreckers were led by captain Ari Gerig ’20 with 15 points and Kathleen Cozzi ’20 with 10...

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