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Field hockey team advances to next round in states

Field hockey team advances to next round in states

November 15, 2019

The Staples girls’ field hockey team beat New Milford 4-1 in the first round of states on Nov. 13 at Ginny Parker Field. The Wreckers came into the tournament as the fourth seed while the Green Wave was the 13th seed. Jess Leon ’22 started the momentum of the game for the Wreckers. The Wreckers...

Staples girls’ lacrosse gears up for postseason play

Staples girls’ lacrosse gears up for postseason play

Brian Wilk '19, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

The Wreckers concluded their season being 14-2 in the state and 10-0 in the FCIAC. Staples girls’ lacrosse made history by breaking the best in-season record in school history. Staples girls’ lacrosse defeated New Fairfield, the only team in the state left undefeated, 11-10 in their last regular season game on May 14. “I am really proud of this team. We came into the season pessimistic due to losing some key players, but we are pleasantl...

Girls’ basketball defeats Hall in opening round of state playoffs

Girls’ basketball defeats Hall in opening round of state playoffs

Mark Didio '20

March 12, 2019

The Staples girls’ varsity basketball team defeated the Hall Warriors 39-35 in the first round of the CIAC state class LL playoffs Captain Elle Fair ’19 led the Wreckers with 18 points, hitting multiple threes that led Staples’ offense in the first half. “Elle just played lights out,”...

Girls’ softball swings its way to States

Girls’ softball swings its way to States

May 17, 2018

Hannah Bolandian ’19   It’s the bottom of the seventh inning. The score is 3-3, and Staples is up at bat. The pitch is thrown, and Staples slams the bat against the ball sending it out of the park. Staples ends the game with another win to add to their record. For the first time si...

Top seeded Wreckers survive first round of state tournament

Top seeded Wreckers survive first round of state tournament

March 14, 2018

By Jonathan Kaner ’18 In 2016, the Superfans filled Ingalls Rink at Yale University on a late March afternoon to watch their Wreckers hockey team compete for their first State Championship in program history. After three hard-fought, physical periods against Stamford, the Wreckers walked off the ice withou...

Field hockey seeks revenge with season on the line

Field hockey seeks revenge with season on the line

November 14, 2017

By Jonathan Kaner '18 and Alex Reiner '18

Wreckers survive McMahon, to face Southington in Class LL tournament

Wreckers survive McMahon, to face Southington in Class LL tournament

November 9, 2017

By: Jonathan Kaner ’18 The Staples girls’ volleyball team remains alive in the Class LL State Tournament after defeating Brien McMahon in three sets on Monday, Nov. 7 at Staples. “Everybody played their best and came with their a-game,” middle hitter Bella Jagenberg ’19 said. “We fell...

Track and field squeaks by to capture state championship

Track and field squeaks by to capture state championship

June 5, 2017

By Shane Rabacs '18 The boys’ track and field team won the class LL state championship Thursday, June 2, defeating Danbury by 2.5 points. The event was delayed Wednesday after thunderstorms occurred in the middle of it. The Wreckers were in the lead then and were just able to hang on, placing fourth in...

Ski team performs at State Open

Ski team performs at State Open

March 12, 2017

By: Shane Rabacs '18 BOYS:   Coming in as the second ranked team in the state, the boys’ ski team had high hopes for the State Open race.   Due to hazardous snow conditions, only one run could be completed as opposed to the usual two. The team finished in sixth place at the...

Racquets for Revenge: Girls Tennis Seeks Revenge in Upcoming Season

Racquets for Revenge: Girls Tennis Seeks Revenge in Upcoming Season

March 12, 2017

By: Alexa Moro '18 Coming off of another great season in 2016, the Wreckers are ready to go to the championship again for girls tennis. Last year they went 16-1-0, with their only loss occurring at Darien. In the 2016 postseason, the Wreckers clinched the Class L State championship, defeating Greenwi...

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