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Inequality in Ludlowe athletics prompts Title IX investigation

After complaints about inequalities in post for boys’ and girls’ teams, the Ludlowe Athletics Department’s Twitter is under a Title IX investigation.

Ella Alpert '22, Staff Writer

January 11, 2020

Being a student-athlete comes with many challenges. At times, trying to balance school work, practice and carving out free time to relax can be nearly impossible. When athletes achieve their goals, whether that be winning a game or simply showing improvement, it feels as if the long days of hard wor...

Boys’ basketball falls to Fairfield Ludlowe

Boys' basketball falls to Fairfield Ludlowe

Kevin Rabacs '19

February 25, 2019

Staples boys’ basketball fell to Ludlowe 57-26 on Monday Feb. 13. After a low scoring first half, the Falcons outscored the Wreckers 32-12 in the second half, shooting very well beyond the three-point line. “I think Ludlowe’s length posed problems for us and we just had an incredibly difficult...

Baseball team victorious in senior day thrashing

Baseball team victorious in senior day thrashing

May 14, 2018

By Matt Engler '18 The Wreckers baseball senior day took place on May 9 against Ludlowe, resulting in a 12-2 victory led by captains Chris Drbal ’18 and Chad Knight ’19. The Wreckers honored 10 seniors in a pregame ceremony to commence their final season with the program. All of these seniors...

Field hockey defeats Ludlowe in FCIAC quarterfinal

Field hockey defeats Ludlowe in FCIAC quarterfinal

November 1, 2016

By: Ashton Dedona '17 Staples Girls Field Hockey quarter finals against Ludlow from Inklings News on Vimeo....

Staples Lacrosse vs. Ludlowe 3/29 Scrimmage

Staples Lacrosse vs. Ludlowe 3/29 Scrimmage

Jack Zeldes, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

In defense of the SAT

In defense of the SAT

March 23, 2015

I took the SAT last weekend and it was fun! No, just kidding. It was actually a gruelling experience where my only guide was the disinterested Fairfield-Ludlowe proctor scanning the room for cheaters (to no avail), my only neighbor was the kid next to me who incessantly cracked his knuckles in the...

Boys Varsity Lacrosse Deafeats Fairfield Ludlowe in Overtime

April 9, 2011

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 –...

Staples Field Hockey loses 3-1 to Fairfield Ludlowe in First Round of State Playoffs

Staples Field Hockey loses 3-1 to Fairfield Ludlowe in First Round of State Playoffs

November 11, 2010

Alexandra O'Kane '13 Staff Writer The Staples varsity field hockey team lost to Fairfield Ludlowe by a score of 3-1 in the first round of the state tournament on Wednesday. Despite the losing effort, the team gave Fairfield a tough game by holding the Falcons scoreless in the second half. Aft...

Staples Survives Scare on Homecoming 35-10

Staples Survives Scare on Homecoming 35-10

October 30, 2010

Cheered on by enthusiastic fans, the Staples Wreckers soundly defeated the Fairfield Ludlowe Falcons at the 2010 Homecoming football game 35-10. Key players included running back Tyler Jacobs '11, wide receiver Jason Mawicke '11, and quarterback Chester Pajolek '11, who was taken out during the game due to a leg injury and replaced by freshman Jack Massie '14. In the early minutes of the game, neither team was able to gain a clear advantage; though the Falcons won the coin...

Wreckers sweep Cardinals and win 98th match in a row

Quint-captain Evan Gaumert '10 gets ready to serve the ball in the first game against the Greenwich Cardinals. The Wreckers will look to win their 8th FCIAC championship Friday night against the Darien Blue Wave. |Photo by Madeline Hardy '11

May 27, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Web Sports Editor Just as it did earlier this season, the Staples Wreckers boys volleyball team swept rival Greenwich 3-0 in the FCIAC semifinals Wednesday night at Fairfield Ludlowe High School. The 25-18, 25-17, 25-7 win was the 98th straight for the Wreckers, who advanced to F...

Staples Gymnasts Place Second in Tri-Meet

The team's only senior, Emma Vaimberg '10 (third from left) had the senior day celebration all to herself. | Photo contributed by Jesse Elsas

February 4, 2010

Sammie Hardy '11 Staff Writer Staples gymnastics competed against Fairfield Warde and Fairfield Ludlowe in a tri-meet, at Weston High School. The Feb. 2 meet was also the team’s senior day. The Staples Gymnasts came to school decked out in their senior-day shirts, ready to celebrate. The te...

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