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A Young Team is Confident on The Court

The 2009 team poses for a picture. | Photo courtesy of

March 28, 2010

Emily Goldberg '12 Web Sports Editor In her 14th season coaching at Staples, Coach Casey Devita is looking at a young team this year. Majority of the returning players will be underclassmen. The returning squad is made up of two sophomores, two juniors, and only one senior. However, Devita does not ...

Season Ahead Looks Promising For Boys’ Lacrosse

A player practices his shots and warms up the goalie during practice. | Photo by Byran Schiavone '13

March 28, 2010

Emily Goldberg '12 Web Sports Editor Despite the official spring season staring on March 22, the boys’ lacrosse team’s season started months ago. Since mid-winter they have been working hard preparing for the season. “We've been training since December trying to get in-s...

Girls’ Lacrosse Ready For a Title

Jess Adrian '13 reaches to catch a pass as she warms up for tryouts. | Photo by Carlie Schwaeber '12

March 28, 2010

Kelsey Landauer '12 Staff Writer Running the mile is just the beginning of a long, competitive week of tryouts. Girls’ lacrosse tryouts began on Mon. March 22, despite the adverse weather conditions. After participating in drills, the girls performed skills that head coach a...

Baseball Preview

Pitcher David Speer '10 hopes to have his team win the FCIAC tournament for the third year in a row. | Photo by Carlie Schwaeber '12

March 26, 2010

Dustin Dobbs ’10 Sports Editor One question looms for the explosive 2010 Wreckers. Is a “3-peat” as FCIAC Champions in the picture? With several returning varsity starters, a coaching staff the refuses to lose, and a loaded senior class, the sky is the limit for this year’s baseball team. Read More »...

Softball Preview

March 26, 2010

Jack Hennessy Web Sports Editor  All of the FCIAC, and state for that matter, should look out for a reloaded Staples girls softball team. Read More »...

Rugby Preview

The rugby team practices for their upcoming games. | Photo by Alicia Lourekas '12

March 26, 2010

Jack Hennessy Chief Web Sports Editor The Staples Rugby team this year can most easily be described as ambitious. Read More »...

BOE Features Challenge Winners and Discusses Special Education

SWEET, SWEET VICTORY: (From left to right) Nick Cion ’10, Annie Harnick ’10, Lexa Koenig ’10 and Lena Ziskin ’10 present their winning solution to the BOE at their March 8 meeting. The team, which also included Kat Kreiger ’10 won $5,000. | Photo by Petey Menz '11

March 26, 2010

Isaac Stein ’12 Staff Writer At the March 8 Board of Education (BOE) meeting, the first place team for the Staples Spectacular Student Challenge, which consisted of Nick Cion ’10, Annie Harnick ’10, Lexa Koenig ’10, Kat Kreiger ’10 and Lena Ziskin ’10 was awarded $5,000. The grou...

Power With Finesse

Joseyn Henry completes the long jump. | Photo by Madeline Hardy '11

March 26, 2010

Madeline Hardy '11 Photo Editor Joselyn Henry ’10 is extremely driven and successful in everything she does. On the Staples Track team she continues to push herself to do better causing the record in shot put and long jump to get harder and harder to break. She continues to progress throughout the spor...

A Look At What’s to Come: Boys’ Tennis Finds New Coach In Staples Alum

Kris Hrisovulos ’00 was named the new boys varisty tennis  coach. “I am really looking forward to [the season],” Hrisovulos said. | Photo by Stamford Tennis Academy

March 12, 2010

Sam Freeman '11 Web A&E Editor In early February, Staples alum, three time state champ, D–1 tennis player and a current private coach for top ranked junior players in Connecticut, Kris Hrisovulos ’00 was announced as the new boys varsity tennis coach. After two seasons, Brian Scott will ...

Students Help Out With Spin Odyssey Event

Participants in the Spin Odyssey event exercise on a stationary cycle.  In ten years, this event has raised over 2 million dollars to fund breast cancer research. | Photo by Jordan Ahava '12

March 12, 2010

In just 10 years with the help of Staples students, the Spin Odyssey event, a cycling and rundraising event, has raised over 2 million dollars to fund breast cancer research. The event, which includes a variety of fitness activities, as well as many food stands, took place on Sunday March 7 at Intensity...

Winners of First Staples Challenge Announced

Pictured above are the winners of the first Spectacular Staples Student Challenge. | Photo by Petey Menz '11

March 12, 2010

Lila Epstein '10 Editor-in-Chief On Feb. 26 the winners for the Staples Spectacular Student Challenge were announced. The team consisting of Nick Cion ’10, Annie Harnick ’10, Kat Kreiger ’10, Lexa Koenig ’10 and Lena Ziskin ’10 won first place and $5000 in scholarships. The second place team with Ma...

A Coaching Era Comes to a Close: Bruce Betts Steps Down As Girls’ Coach

A Coaching Era Comes to a Close: Bruce Betts Steps Down As Girls' Coach

February 24, 2010

Carlie Schwaeber '12 Web News Sports Editor After 24 years of coaching girls volleyball, Bruce Betts has definitely made his mark. Next year, however, will be a little different. In May 2009, Betts decided to resign as the girls’ varsity coach because, according to Betts, he didn’t want to coa...

Westport Swimmers Dive in for Haitian Relief Effort

Photo by Monica Mula '10

February 7, 2010

Monica Mula '10 Web Opinions Editor Twenty-one days after the earthquake in Haiti, Staples Swimming and the Westport-Weston Family Y have teamed up to support the suffering children under 21 years of age— which equates to half of Haiti’s overall population. The Wimer family, involved with both Staples and YMCA swim teams, has a sp...

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