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Rec basketball dives into annual March Madness tournament

Rec basketball dives into annual March Madness tournament

Kevin Greer '19

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. The 11th and 12th grade recreational basketball March Madness tournament came to a close as Te...

Staples boys ball out in rec basketball

Staples boys ball out in rec basketball

Evi Tarshis ’20, Emma Van Riper ’20 and Ella Bloomingdale ’20

March 8, 2019

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 boys. Consisting of a freshman and sophomore league and a junior and senior league, many are competing...

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.  While parent coaches  support the players by providing supervision and instruction do some go ...

Rec Basketball Week 2

Rec Basketball Week 2

January 8, 2017

By: Max Appell and Molly Liebergall

All are involved as REC Basketball returns

Michael Mathis, Web Opinions Editor

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 center waiting for the coach to finish encouragement, and some shot around wherever their footing...

More than just a Game

More than just a Game

Bobby Jacowleff, Sports Editor

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 soccer skills, rec soccer is becoming the next rec basketball. Rec soccer has been around for ye...

A New Phenomenon- Girls' Rec Basketball Begins at Staples

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 until the following Thursday, where they will continue to do the same thing. This is a tradition for upper...

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

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

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 light,” said the obviously Rec–obsessed senior. Friedson’s fascination with Rec could possibly explain why he has decided to take on the...

Rec Basketball Seizes Staples

Rec Basketball Seizes Staples

December 12, 2009

Natasha Gabbay '10 Web Managing Editor Thursday, December 10th marked the first night of junior and senior boys’ recreational basketball games. Rec basketball has become a norm for Staples male students, and over one hundred boys showed up to represent their teams on the courts at Be...

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