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Separate locker rooms creates difficulty for Staples athletes

Separate locker rooms creates difficulty for Staples athletes

Jacob Greenberger '22, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

Every day I rush to the locker room in a hurry, searching anxiously for a spot to change, hoping that I will be on time to practice. I sprint down the stairs and through the door, jealous of the football players casually strolling to their designated locker room, with the security of knowing they have a place to change.  A change to t...

Wreckers Baseball begins season with big aspirations

Wreckers Baseball begins season with big aspirations

Holden Cohen '20

March 18, 2019

It was a rough ending to the season for the 2018 Staples Wreckers baseball team, especially for the seniors, where they fell to Darien in the FCIAC finals one year after winning the state championship. Shortly after, In the state tournament, the Wreckers weren’t able to defend their title as they los...

Girls’ field hockey secures third consecutive state victory

Girls’ field hockey secures third consecutive state victory

Molly Gold '21

November 19, 2018

The girls' field hockey team defeated Cheshire in the state championship game with a score of 2-0 on Sunday, Nov. 18.   Kyle Kirby ’20 scored both goals on two of the 14 penalty corners Staples earned throughout the game. “Corners are great because it was the one time when we had an advantage in the am...

The Unusual Pre-Game Routine of Praying

The Unusual Pre-Game Routine of Praying

October 30, 2017

By: Clay Crouch '18 Most who play sports have a pregame routine. They do it before every game and never change it. Some athletes tie their shoes a certain way, others listen to a certain song. Most football players at Staples are no different than other athletes when it comes to pregame procedure. ...

The life of a varsity sports manager

The life of a varsity sports manager

March 30, 2017

By: Jack Caldwell '18 Every varsity sports team at Staples High School needs a manager.  They follow the team, keep statistics, and carry out several other time-consuming duties on a daily basis.  However, few realize what the life of a sports manager is actually like. Feelings about the job...

Wreckers Boys’ Ice Hockey Gains Point Against Rival Stamford/Westhill

Wreckers Boys’ Ice Hockey Gains Point Against Rival Stamford/Westhill

February 11, 2017

By: Jack Caldwell The Staples Wreckers boys’ ice hockey team picked up a pivotal point in Saturday’s 3-3 tie against Stamford/Westhill in Milford.   The 2-8-2 Wreckers are now looking to make a run at a playoff spot, with seven games left on their schedule.  “Our ultimate goal is to make the playoffs,” Sam New ’18, Staples forward said.  In order to accomplish that goal, the Wreckers needed to play a great game against a formidable adversar...

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