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A mascot that is befitting Staples athletes

A mascot that is befitting Staples athletes

March 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

By: Chris Andrews '18 Before the 1920’s, before the Wreckers, Staples High School’s athletic teams were called “The Minutemen.” It’s time to return to that name. The history of the Wreckers name is not steeped in tradition as it was taken from a news headline of a football game upset,...

There’s A New Wrecker in Town

There’s A New Wrecker in Town

November 23, 2010


Filed under News

Staples High School had its first mascot created 40 years ago, by Tom Wall, with the anvil and the hard hat. After that, the senior class gift was a $5,000 outfit, with a huge “Wrecker” head. That outfit was used on the sidelines of football games and other Staples sporting events for years, until it was left out in the rain, as said by soccer coach and Westport histori...

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