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Staples athletes adapt to virtual workouts

Because not all students have access to weight sets, coaches have offered workouts that do not require equipment or that only require household items like a chair. They must get creative to see the same gains that they would be making back in the weight room.
November 25, 2020

Lifting and conditioning create an atmosphere of hard work, grit and passion at the center of athletics at Staples. While not actively playing a sport during these sessions, players can still improve their...

Covid regulations change sports recruitment process

November 4, 2020

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Staples girls’ lacrosse gears up for postseason play

Staples girls’ lacrosse battle Fairfield Ludlowe earlier in the season. They captured the win 11-10 and will face the Falcons in the first round of the FCIAC tournament on May 17 at home.
May 16, 2019

The Wreckers concluded their season being 14-2 in the state and 10-0 in the FCIAC. Staples girls’ lacrosse made history by breaking the best in-season record in school history. Staples girls’ lacrosse...

Boys’ lacrosse uses balanced attack to defeat Ludlowe

Boys' lacrosse uses balanced attack to defeat Ludlowe
May 15, 2019

The Staples boys’ lacrosse team beat Ludlowe 12-6 in the annual Sticks for Soldiers game on Saturday May 4. Ten different players contributed goals for the Wreckers. Kyle Hines ’20 finished with...

Wreckers fall to Wilton in a clash of FCIAC top seeds

Shira Parower '21 looks to set up a play during the game.
May 15, 2019

As the clouds began to gather in the sky and the fading window of light sealed above Lilly Field in Wilton, the Staples girls’ varsity lacrosse team fell to the Wilton Warriors 9-6, pushing the Wreckers’...

Girls’ lacrosse honors Gus Cardello

On April 6, Staples girls’ lacrosse hosted “A Game for Gus” to honor the memory of Gus Cardello ’17. Fundraising was done all week, with all proceeds going to the Gus Cardello Memorial Scholarship Fund.
April 12, 2019

They wipe eye black onto their cheeks, lace up their high-top cleats and roll up their matching white socks with “Gus” encircled with a heart. With a packed crowd of students, parents and Westport...

Girls’ lacrosse gears up for the season

Staples girls’ lacrosse takes the win over Weston high school 11-5. This is the final game of preseason before they take on Rye High School.
April 1, 2019

Staples girls’ lacrosse defeated Weston 11-5 in an exhibition match on March 28, in the Wreckers’ last scrimmage before the start of the regular season. The Wreckers were led by Kyle Kirby ’20,...

Headstrong supports cancer awareness with an Instagram post

Staples student Sarah McGroarty ’21 participates in the Headstrong Fund challenge by posting her game day hair. The challenge has reached national levels and is continuing to raise awareness and funds for cancer patients through social media.
February 28, 2019

This past month, student-athletes across the country have been raising awareness for a charitable cause with just a simple Instagram post, sparking a huge social media trend. The Headstrong Foundation...

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Mamaroneck in overtime thriller

Boys' lacrosse defeats Mamaroneck in overtime thriller
May 21, 2018

By Jackson Valente '18

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