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Wreckers dealt knock-out blow by North Haven

Wreckers dealt knock-out blow by North Haven

Ethan Frank '20, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

North Haven, Connecticut -- The Staples Wreckers suffered a 53-20 loss at the hands of the North Haven Indians and their Wing-T offense on Friday, Oct. 18 at Mike Vanacore Field.  The Wreckers fell behind 13-0 early, and then things went from bad to worse as a fumble on a poor exchange from Stap...

Nine seniors pace Wreckers to win on senior day

Nine seniors pace Wreckers to win on senior day

Ethan Frank '20, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Nine seniors started their senior day game on Thursday, Oct. 10 and led the team to a 5-0 victory over Trumbull.  The Wreckers got on the board with 14:30 left in the first half on a goal by Kyle Kirby ’20. They had a lot of missed opportunities in the first 15 minutes, including three missed c...

Girls’ soccer team bonds prior to season

Girls’ soccer team bonds prior to season

Theresa Vandis '20, Assistant Business Manager

September 20, 2019

The Staples varsity girls’ soccer team traveled to Newport, Rhode Island for team bonding on Sept. 6-8 in hopes of building team chemistry on and off the field.  Aly Sivinski ’20, a left back, believes the trip was well constructed, especially due to the importance of teamwork.  “A big part of so...

Ellis shares insight to minority microaggression through writing

Ellis shares insight to minority microaggression through writing

Emma Dantas '21

April 29, 2019

Sitting down, cracking your knuckles and beginning an essay for English or history class can be a dreaded process when students have a bad case of writer's block. In order to get all your jumbled ideas onto the page and hit submit before the deadline is not only a writing process but an act of thinking...

Boys’ squash captures HEAD national championship

Boys’ squash captures HEAD national championship

Siri Kanter ’20

March 13, 2019

The Staples boys’ squash team won the Division VIII HEAD US High School Squash Championship (Division VIII), becoming national champions. The Wreckers beat the Loyola, Maryland team 4-3 in their championship game on Feb. 2 at Trinity College in Hartford. The tournament drew 207 players from across t...

Girls’ swim takes fifth-place in State Opens

Girls’ swim takes fifth-place in State Opens

Lauren Wasserman '19

November 27, 2018

Staples girls’ swim and dive  claimed fifth-place at  State Opens, on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Yale University. After a season of hard work, the girls were looking forward to their final meet. “We have been working extremely hard in the pool this season and it was great to watch all that hard work pay off,” ca...

Girls’ ski races to claim state title this season

Girls’ ski races to claim state title this season

Alex Sprouls '19

November 12, 2018

After placing second in last year’s state championship, the girls’ ski team is starting their training earlier than normal this year in hopes of placing one higher to achieve the state title this coming season. The captains are enacting various changes to their dryland training as well as making sur...

Staples’ sports teams sizzle in the heat

Staples’ sports teams sizzle in the heat

Maya Reiner ’21

September 15, 2018

By Maya Reiner ’21 and Mia Diagnault ’20 The heat has taken a toll on the Staples’ sports teams these past few weeks. Many sports such as the football, cross country and soccer teams have suffered through playing in the excruciating weather. The soaring temperatures up to 91 degrees resu...

Complaints lead to suspension of softball coach

Complaints lead to suspension of softball coach

June 7, 2018

By Audrey Bernstein '20 and Kaela Dockray '20 *Names changed to protect the privacy of these sources Girls’ softball coach since 2016, Luigi Cammarota, confirmed on Monday, May 14 that he had been suspended from his position and was placed on paid leave. The suspension followed a series of pare...

Rec Basketball Week 2

Rec Basketball Week 2

January 8, 2017

By: Max Appell and Molly Liebergall

[Sept. 2016 Sports] Six freshmen make leap to varsity soccer

October 11, 2016

By Phoebe Mendelson '17 and Julia Rosier '18 Features Editor Staples Wreckers have taken on six new freshmen for this upcoming 2016 season: Ava Simunovic ’20, Julia Lombardo ’20, Kathryn Ialeggio ’20, Marlo Von Der Ahe ’20, Reese Sutter ‘20 and Mia Gonzalez ’20. “Tryouts were very ner...

Girls Water Polo Team ready to improve after offseason

Girls Water Polo Team ready to improve after offseason

Aileen Coyne, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016

While many think the Staples’ pool is empty after swim season in the winter, they are wrong. The girls’ water polo team takes over the pool, vigorously sprinting back and forth and working on passing and shooting drills. Girls’ water polo is just one of two girls’ water polo teams in the FCIAC;...

Staples robotics team takes on worlds

Staples robotics team takes on worlds

Megan Doyle, Web Opinions Editor

May 6, 2016

It’s the end of a three day competition on March 18, and the robotics team, i2r, anxiously waits for their name to be called. They’re at East Super Regionals and have been nominated for six awards. In order to qualify for Worlds, they need to win at least one. Finally, the judges announce the...

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