Seniors cement their legacy for one last season

Seniors cement their legacy for one last season

Becky Hoving, Staff Writer
April 6, 2015 • 463 views
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You’ve heard it countless times: ‘My team is my family.’ But for the Staples varsity girls’ lacrosse team, this mantra rings true, and rightfully so. “A lot of us have played together since fourth and fifth grade,” Amelia Heisler ’15 said. “It’s awesome playing with the same group... Read more »

Lax: the sport that became a lifestyle

Lax: the sport that became a lifestyle

Caroline Lane, Staff Writer
April 6, 2015 • 446 views
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Tis the season of girls’ and boys’ lacrosse. And here’s to the next four months of lax; but we all know that the hype of lacrosse never really let’s up. Soon enough, girls in white T-shirts running frantically around the hall trying to get their marker color on another girl’s shirt, in... Read more »

Unconventional press conference held for girls’ lacrosse commits

Unconventional press conference held for girls’ lacrosse commits

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager
December 16, 2014 • 1,331 views
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For every sport at Staples, there is a designated ceremony for athletes of each team to sign Letters of Intent to commit to Division I colleges and universities. But, this year’s ... Read more »

Top five essential emojis that need to exist

Top five essential emojis that need to exist

Renee Weisz and Alice Hickson
September 30, 2014 • 1,626 views
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When words fail, sometimes there is no better way to accurately express your feelings than through emojis.   If an occasion is especially exciting, throw in a smiley face or one of the giant, red emoji exclamation points. But how do you text your friend, “Let’s go to the diner for breakfast!”... Read more »

New bleachers grace Jinny Parker field

New bleachers grace Jinny Parker field

Sarah Ellman, Staff Writer
September 19, 2014 • 390 views
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A rolled ankle, torn ligament. and two weeks of riding the bench was the price that field hockey player, Maddy Sampath ’16 had to pay after an inconvenient tumble her Freshman year. The accident did not occur during a game, nor did it occur at a practice. In fact, the incident didn’t even happen... Read more »

Lacrosse players face-off for early recruitment

Lacrosse players face-off for early recruitment

Izzy Ullman, Opinions Editor
August 25, 2014 • 968 views
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During summer league lacrosse programs, college coaches are able to recruit high school athletes at increasingly younger ages. Varsity lacrosse player Colleen Bannon ’17 explains that there are major differences in the regular season of lacrosse and the summer programs. “When you play for your... Read more »

Girls Lacrosse Falls to Glastonbury in State Quarter Finals

Girls Lacrosse Falls to Glastonbury in State Quarter Finals

June 7, 2011 • 1,084 views
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Lady Wreckers Fall Without Flaherty in FCIAC Semi-Final

Lady Wreckers Fall Without Flaherty in FCIAC Semi-Final

May 24, 2011 • 920 views
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Girls Lacrosse Celebrates Senior Day

Girls Lacrosse Celebrates Senior Day

May 10, 2011 • 658 views
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Boys Varsity Lacrosse Deafeats Fairfield Ludlowe in Overtime

April 9, 2011 • 510 views
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On Saturday April 9, Boys Varsity Lacrosse team beat Fairfield Ludlowe 11-10 in a sudden death overtime. “We came out strong, which we didn’t do last game,” Tri-Captain Kip Orban ’11 said. This was evident as Staples scored the first two goals of the game shortly into the first quarter –... Read more »