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Milford co-op upsets Staples boys’ hockey

Milford co-op upsets Staples boys’ hockey

Madison Andrews '20

March 8, 2019

Staples Boys’ Varsity Hockey lost to Milford Co-op, 3-2, on Tuesday, Feb. 26. Tied at 2-2 with just over five minutes left, Milford clinched the victory with a goal to take a 3-2 lead. “I think the game went OK,” captain Jacob Stanford ’19 said. “I think we just underestimated Milford...

Captains’ practices give teams extra time to prepare

Captains’ practices give teams extra time to prepare

November 9, 2017

By: Alex Reiner '18 The Staples Wreckers baseball team dog piled in front of the mound, yelling and screaming. They had just won the Class LL State Championship, the first in school history. While the team had worked and trained every day of the season, the Wreckers began unofficial captain’s practice...

Staples Field Hockey Team Continues the Legacy of Jinny Parker

Staples Field Hockey Team Continues the Legacy of Jinny Parker

November 30, 2016

By: Camryn Ragland ’18 and Alexandra Sprouls ’19 On a November morning in 1974, Staples super fans crowded the bleachers to watch their school’s field hockey team play in its first state championship game. The varsity team, led by Coach Virginia (Jinny) Parker, battled a tough game ending in a...

Staples field hockey captures Class L state title

Staples field hockey captures Class L state title

November 20, 2016

By: Cooper Boardman '17   The whistle shrieked as Darien’s Katie Elders ’19 crashed to the turf. Staples defender Elle Fair ’19 sank down onto her knees, staring at the penalty spot. It was a familiar, horrific situation for the Wreckers. Staples had lost the FCIAC championship gam...

Staples boys’ tennis takes home the state championship

Staples boys’ tennis takes home the state championship

Gabrielle Feinsmith, Associate Managing Editor

June 5, 2014

The boys’ tennis team yesterday won the class LL state tennis championship for the first time since 2011. Baxter Stein ’14 and Connor Mitnick ’14 clinched the title by winning their doubles match with a score of 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 against Greenwich. “It was absolutely unreal. It felt like the whole...

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