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There’s a new quarterback in town

Coogan attempts to rally the offense to action against Xavier’s tough defense in the first game of the season on Sep. 12.

Zoe Brown, Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2014

In fourth grade, his parents suggested he play football. “I really didn’t want to do it. I was afraid and unathletic,” he said. But he did it anyway. “It was the greatest decision I’ve ever made,” this year’s starting quarterback, Teddy Coogan ’15, said. Jack Massie ’14, varsity quarterback for the past four years, has no doubt that Coogan will “fill [his] shoes and more.” “...

Staples Football Season in Review

Staples Football Season in Review

January 11, 2011

After facing great adversity throughout the season, the Staples Wreckers finished the 2010 campaign as one of the best teams in the state of Connecticut. | Photo courtesy of Ryan Burke '11 walked onto the football field for the Wreckers' first scrimmage of the season. Instead of playing in the game, however, he'd be on the sidelines p...

Eagles Fly Just Over Wreckers, Take Game and FCIAC Championship Bid

November 13, 2010

Photos by Eric Essagof '12. If anybody, going in, knew how close of a game this would be, the event would have been on ESPN at primetime. Well, MSG Varsity was there, so that will have to suffice. The Wreckers and Trumbull met today at Staples Stadium to play in what was sure to be a tight game.  The Wreckers, at 8-0, were atop the league standings, with the Eagles of Trumbull High School close behind hoping to squeak their way into the...

Staples Football Rolls to 42-20 Victory Over Harding

Staples Football Rolls to 42-20 Victory Over Harding

October 24, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Web Sports Editor With Trumbull, Central and New Canaan all losing this weekend, the Wreckers strengthened their drive to the FCIAC championship game with a 42-20 victory over the Harding High School Presidents. Led by senior running back Tyler Jacobs and his three touchdown...

Football Looks to Win FCIACs Despite Loss of Pacilio

Pacilio will miss the playoffs due to recent surgery. Photo courtesy of Dan gelman

November 17, 2009

Jack Hennessy and Matt Hawes '10 Web Sports Editor and Staff Writer This Friday and for the rest of the season, the Staples Wreckers will take the field without their captain, leader, and starting quarterback, Brandon Pacilio ’10. Read More »...

Memo to Giants Fans: PANIC!

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November 2, 2009

Brendan Rand ‘11 Staff Writer I’m at a loss for words, really. There’s only so much that can be said about the New York Giants after Sunday’s dreadful 40-17 loss in Philadelphia. This now creates a three game losing streak that started after the Giants’ 5-0 start to the 2009 season. ...

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