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Krakowiak '07 Drafted by Seattle in MLB Draft

June 9, 2011

Max Krakowiak '07, former Staples baseball player, was selected in the 48th round of the Major League Baseball First-Year-Player Draft by the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. Krakowiak, after his accolade-filled career at Staples for both baseball and basketball, attended Fordham University where he participated...

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...

Wreckers Advance to Second Round of State Tournament

Wreckers Advance to Second Round of State Tournament

November 9, 2010

The Wreckers soccer team got off to a great start in its quest for back-to-back Class LL State titles, defeating West Haven 3-0 at home in their opening round game. The 5th-seeded Wreckers had goals from Greg Gudis ’11, Court Lake ’11, and Steven Denowitz ’11 in the first half, while James Hickok ’13 a...

Protect this House: The Challenge of being the Last Defense

Protect this House: The Challenge of being the Last Defense

October 22, 2010

Mike Nussbaum '11 Web Managing Editor It’s a goalie’s worst nightmare: a penalty shot to decide a crucial second round state championship game. Jenn Hoets ’11 sets up in goal, taps her pads, looks to make sure she is not favoring one side of the net and crouches into her ready position. Hoets looks her opponent in the eye as she makes a ...

Top Seeded Wreckers Fall to Westhill in First Round of FCIAC Baseball Tournament

With a record of 6-0 in the regular season, David Speer suffered his first loss of the year Tuesday afternoon as he got rocked for 7 runs in 6 innings

May 25, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Web Sports Editor     After falling to Staples the past two years in the FCIAC championship game, the Westhill Vikings finally got their revenge May 24 by knocking the top seeded Wreckers out of the FCIAC playoffs. With the game tied at two in the sixth inning, the Vik...

Participants of the Staples Student Spectacular Challenge Reflect On Their Experience

Pictured above are the second place winners of the Staples Student Spectacular Challenge.  | Photo by Petey Menz '11

March 17, 2010

JJ Clarke '12 A&E Editor Apparently, the idea of urinating in the shower once a day to conserve water won over the tough judges at the Staples Student Spectacular Challenge. Each year, the Staples Student Spectacular Challenge brings out the best in problem solving. Each of the six teams going into the final had their own style and...

The Day I See the Difference

December 22, 2009

Leah Bitsky '12 Staff Writer Year 2002. I’m lying on the beach in my bathing suit, my eyes closed and shielded behind cheap sunglass that don’t really work, but look cool, hoping that I am tanning and not burning. Florida is lovely in the winter. The day is perfect, the sky is cloud free, and it...

Staples Soccer Wins 4-1, Set to Meet Newtown in 2nd Round of States

Brendan Lesch battles a Conard Chieftan for the ball in Staples' first round state tournament victory. Photo courtesy of (Carl McNair)

November 10, 2009

Dustin Dobbs ’10 Sports Editor Many people did not know what to expect in Staples’ State Playoff opener. Would the emotions be flying high from the FCIAC Championship? Will they play down to the lower seeded team? Who the heck is Conard High School? It was apparent that the Wreckers did not want to disappoint a single fan in the stands, nonetheless anyone in...

Winter Sports Wrap-Up


March 31, 2009

by Ben Klaff '10 Many of Staples teams had strong performances this season during FCIAC’s, States, and beyond. Read More »...

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