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Staples football returns fresh from bye week

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 lot of teams in this league definitely would take their bye week to relax and recover, and maybe have shorter, lighter practices,” Nick Prior ՚22 said. “But t...

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 Dreyfuss ’16, Jared Vishno ’16 and Ben Casparius ’17, Captain Justin Seideman ‘17 is staying optimistic. ...

[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 well being. Sunshine is very uplifting to me and when winter comes around and it gets dark, my moo...

[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 a huge impact on the team. Last year, he came in and created a whole new system consisting of a differ...

[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 of pickup basketball, tanning and swimming, now revolve around my grueling battle against home...

Girls’ Lacrosse loses in close match against New Canaan

Girls’ Lacrosse loses in close match against New Canaan

Max Appell, News 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 lead of 2-0, they were unable to hold on as the 2015 State Champion runner-ups took the lead and st...

McCreery Wins ‘Idol’ Season 10

McCreery Wins ‘Idol’ Season 10

May 25, 2011

Scotty McCreery has been crowned the new American Idol. On May 24, “Idol” finalists McCreery, 17, and Lauren Alaina, 16, sang their final songs on one of television’s most popular reality shows. McCreery sang Montgomery Gentry’s “Gone,” George Strait’s “Check Yes or No,” and his fi...

May 3, 2011| It's Allergy Season

May 3, 2011| It's Allergy Season

May 3, 2011

10:09 a.m. As allergy season is in full swing, student's cars are covered in pollen. Sneezing and coughing has become commonplace around the school as people fight their allergies and these covered cars are not helping the situation....

April 26, 2011 | A Season Begins

April 26, 2011 | A Season Begins

April 27, 2011

Photo by Annie Nelson '11 11:56 a.m. Joss Abel '12 and Will Streiter '12 look over forms at the junior prom sign-up table that two junior class moms set up in the middle of the cafeteria.  This sign-up marks the start to a season of class dances; the junior prom will take place at Staples on Sat, May 21. ...

Darien Sails Past Staples in First Regatta of Season

Darien Sails Past Staples in First Regatta of Season

April 11, 2011

In their first regatta of the year, the Wreckers fell short against the Darien Blue Wave despite the fact that they beat Darien in the preseason. | Photo contributed by Emily Bicks '12 Despite blustery and overcast conditions, the Staples sailing team kicked off their season on April 6 with a regatta against Darien at C...

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 Staplesfootball.com 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...

Just See It: Movies Might Surprise This Holiday Season

Just See It: Movies Might Surprise This Holiday Season

December 22, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Don’t complain to me about how there are never movies to see. There are always movies. Always. Let me explain. Of course, there are some better times of the year than others to see a good film. You have the ubiquitous crapshoot of summer movie time, consisting of big-budget action thrillers an...

Cheerleaders Prepare for Winter Competition Season

Cheerleaders Prepare for Winter Competition Season

December 22, 2010

Although the fall season for sports has wrapped up, the cheerleading squad is only just getting started. As the only Staples team that practices formally through two seasons, the cheerleading team is prepping for the second half of its schedule. And winter season is competition season in cheer world. This is the time for the team to showcase its skills rather than jus...

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