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Rec basketball ends in heartbreak for seniors

Students played basketball at Compo beach to compensate for the loss of rec basketball.
March 23, 2020

“Who are you guys playing tonight?” is a common thing to hear among senior boys around the halls of Staples High School. Rec basketball is a staple among Westport youth basketball players and canceling...

Rec basketball dives into annual March Madness tournament

Team Tanzer celebrates their 51-44 victory to win the championship.
March 30, 2019

The month of March is known to go hand in hand with a basketball frenzy.  Although the annual NCAA tournament has not yet begun, the madness is already underway  in the Staples High School fieldhouse....

Boys’ Rec basketball league becomes trend among students

Boys’ Rec basketball league becomes trend among students
March 15, 2018

By: Sasha Narang '18 Whether you’ve seen it broadcasted on the Superfans Facebook group or heatedly debated among students in the hallways, the rec basketball league has become a trend among Staples...

Rec Coaching Styles Stir Up Controversy

Rec Coaching Styles Stir Up Controversy
January 18, 2017

By: Shane Rabacs Rec basketball is a game enjoyed by many students at Staples. It is an opportunity to play basketball with their friends. Parent coaches are necessary for the program to run smoothly....

Rec Basketball Week 2

Rec Basketball Week 2
January 8, 2017

By: Max Appell and Molly Liebergall

All are involved as REC Basketball returns

December 19, 2014

If you came fifteen minutes before seven in the field house on the night of Tuesday, Dec. 17, you would have had a front row seat to the warm-up of six teams. Some had formed lay-up lines, some stood in...

More than just a Game

Captain Peter Bradshaw '14 mans the pitch before a game
October 25, 2013

Under no lights, with no crowd, a new sport is rapidly gaining popularity in the Staples community, rec soccer. With 37 seniors stepping onto the pitch every Saturday to showcase their almost nonexistent...

A New Phenomenon- Girls' Rec Basketball Begins at Staples

December 22, 2010

The rubber floors of the Bedford gym are invaded by juniors and seniors every Thursday night to partake in a fun and jokingly competitive matchup of basketball that will be discussed for the entire week...

Filmaking Hits the Courts: Friedson Turns Rec into Way of Life

MAN WITH A CAUSE: Rec’s legend must be shared with those less fortunate, those unfortunately without Rec. | Photo by Meghan Prior
March 26, 2010

Alix Neenan '12 Graphics Editor Mike Friedson ’10 really likes Rec Basketball. Wait. Mike Friedson really likes Rec Basketball. “Rec is the quintessential essence of existence. It is the...

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