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The 2022 boys’ varsity basketball team gathers as a team before their first game.

Wreckers dominate preseason games, look prepared for upcoming season

Tristan Gonzalez ’24, Staff Writer November 7, 2022

As the point guard dribbles down the hardwood court, cheers fill the Staples High School gym as the bleachers are filled with captivated students and fans. Come winter, much of the school’s eyes are...

The girls’ lacrosse team has had a solid first half of the season. They hope to close out the season strong.

Girls’ lacrosse continues to fight through competition

Jalen St. Fort '22, Staff Writer May 4, 2022

Staples girls’ lacrosse has been a historically successful program and they seek to continue that tradition this season. They finished with an overall record of 9-5 last year and finished second in the...

Staples looks to bounce back after a disappointing end to their 2020-21 season.

Baseball team prepares to accomplish goals for upcoming season

Jalen St. Fort '22, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

The Staples boys’ baseball season is fast approaching, as tryouts began March 20.   “We have a lot of boys interested in our program so there's a lot of people that will be trying out for the...

As of Nov. 17, the CIAC has postponed winter sports until Jan. 19, which can potentially be pushed back further depending on Connecticut’s COVID cases in the following months.

CIAC winter sports decision distressing, yet necessary

Anastasia Thumser ’22 November 23, 2020

It’s that time of year again to lace up my spikes, bond with fellow athletes over pre-race stress and sprint around various tri-state area tracks that share an identical rubber scent. No matter the results,...

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Staples basketball continues their undefeated season as they improve to 7-0

Carson Kranz '21 January 27, 2020

After a huge win for the Staples boys varsity team the Wreckers are now 7-0 and playing with fire. The game took place on Friday Jan. 10 and the stands were packed for the 66-59 win over the best team...

The Wreckers used the bye week to focus on defensive strategies for their upcoming game.

Staples football returns fresh from bye week

Jacob Greenberger '22, Staff Writer October 22, 2019

After a week off, the Staples boys’ football team returns to action this week with an away game against North Haven. However, the Wreckers used the bye week a little differently than most teams would. “A...

Winter sports gear up for strong seasons

Winter sports gear up for strong seasons

December 16, 2016

By: Rebecca Rawiszer Boys basketball: After a 7-13 season in 2015, the Staples boys’ basketball team is looking to bounce back this year. Despite the loss of a few remarkable players such as Dylan...

[Nov. 2016 Features] SEASONAL BLUES–Moods fall with season’s change

November 22, 2016

By Izzy Blansfield ’18   As it gets darker and the days get shorter and colder, some Staples students feel the blues. “Every fall and winter I experience a major change in my overall...

[Sept. 2016 Sports] Varsity field hockey executes new style of play in hopes of achieving season goals

October 11, 2016

By Izzy Blansfield '18 Sports Editor The Staples girls’ varsity field hockey team, led by second year coach Ian Tapsall, will execute a new style of play this season. “Coach Tapsall has made...

[Sept. 2016 Opinions] Summer take me back

October 11, 2016

By Jesse Levinson '17 Web Opinions Editor A month has passed since I last basked in your warm embrace. My skin, once a nearly bronze complexion, now engulfs my body in a pale crust. My days, once consisting...

Girls’ Lacrosse loses in close match against New Canaan

Girls’ Lacrosse loses in close match against New Canaan

Max Appell, Sports Editor April 1, 2016

After only one practice, Staples Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse matched up against a highly successful New Canaan Rams team in a 8-7 loss on Thursday, March 29. Though the team started off with a strong...

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