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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...

The Staples boys’ lacrosse team lost to Darien High School on April 28. The final score was 15-10, after being tied at halftime. Darien is currently ranked ninth in the country.

Motivated program atmosphere earns boys’ lacrosse first national ranking at 19th

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

A swarm of players hike up the Bedford hill on their way to Wakeman field to practice. Hours go by and these players are still there, training, practicing, running and communicating to help and motivate...

The ESPN-Athletes broadcasting deal marks an advance in women’s sports online accessibility. In 2019, a study on women and men’s sports coverage found 5% of total television coverage focused on women’s sports. The study also found that 80% of highlight programs and news devoted zero time to women’s sports.

A League of Her Own: ESPN-Athletes Unlimited women’s sports broadcasting deal overdue

Caroline Coffey '22, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

When asked who my sports idol was at the dawn of my softball career in second grade, Derek Jeter was my answer. In the impassioned one-on-one pick up basketball games I played with my younger sister, we...

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’...

Madison Mayr ’24 (second row furthest to the left) is excited for this years upcoming lacrosse season and doesn’t mind playing the sport she loves over school breaks.

April break prompts discussion over spring sports schedule

Talia Varsano '24, Staff Writer March 15, 2022

With the school year in its final few months, students are feeling drained and exhausted. Increased workload, high pressure regarding grades and standardized testing are all factors contributing to the...

 The Staples boys lacrosse team ended their season 14-4. They made it to the FCIAC championship but lost against Darien. They are working hard to make sure they see different results this coming season.

Boys’ lacrosse trains hard for redemption

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

For some teams, the off-season is a time when players can relax, mentally prepare or plan potential tactics for the upcoming season. For the boys’ lacrosse team, however, off-season has a different meaning.  The...

Motorcade brings closure to seniors

Audrey Kercher ’23, Web Arts Editor May 25, 2021

  Staples High School provides a variety of traditions and special days for seniors that are celebrated each school year, but Motorcade stands out above the rest.   Motorcade, characterized...

The Staples boys’ lacrosse team ended the midseason with a 7-3 record.

Midseason boys’ lacrosse report

Carson Kranz '21, Staff Writer May 14, 2021

Midway through the season, the Wreckers boys’ lacrosse team has a winning 7-3 record going into the final part of the season. The season is set to end on May 22 in an away game that will be played...

Henry Dodge ’22 lines up for the opening face off vs. Fairfield Prep.

Boys’ lacrosse fight hard, come up short vs. Fairfield Prep

Max Dorsey ’21, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

Staples boys’ lacrosse played in a back and forth battle against Fairfield prep on Thursday, May 7, but came up short, losing 13-9.  After being down 6-5 at halftime, Staples quickly let up a goal...

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...

The Wreckers are able to have a normal season with 16 regular season games. They are also able to have two opportunities to take home the championship at the FCIAC and CIAC tournaments.

Darien beats previously undefeated Wreckers

Lexie Moskovit , Staff Writer May 4, 2021

The previously undefeated Staples boys’ lacrosse team lost to Darien 10-7 at home on April 29. The Wreckers were ranked third in the state and the Blue Wave was ranked number one in the state entering...

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