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Staples Gymnasts Place Second in Tri-Meet

The team's only senior, Emma Vaimberg '10 (third from left) had the senior day celebration all to herself. | Photo contributed by Jesse Elsas

February 4, 2010

Sammie Hardy '11 Staff Writer Staples gymnastics competed against Fairfield Warde and Fairfield Ludlowe in a tri-meet, at Weston High School. The Feb. 2 meet was also the team’s senior day. The Staples Gymnasts came to school decked out in their senior-day shirts, ready to celebrate. The te...

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Exceeds Expectations

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Exceeds Expectations

February 2, 2010

Usually when a team loses their highest point scorer and rebounder in the off-season, it is difficult to recover the following year. When Eliza Howe ’09 graduated, Coach Ed Huydic looked to his experienced players to fill in Howe’s contributions. This season, the girls’ varsity team has a...

Why I Chose the RECers over the Wreckers

Many students opt to play rec basketball rather than for Staples.

January 29, 2010

Matt Hawes '10 Staff Writer Throughout my three years of playing Staples basketball, I loved every minute–from the coaches to the team camaraderie. Making the choice to quit and not tryout for the team was one of the hardest decisions I have ever made. When I first thought about quitting, I felt like ...

A New DiRECtion: REC Basketball Makes A Fast Break To Popularity

January 29, 2010

Ian Philips '10 A&E Editor Every Monday morning, Charlie Reach ’10 wakes up with only one question on his mind: “Is it Thursday yet?” This is the same question asked by many Staples students who participate in Recreational Basketball. In fact, the Westport Basketball Association has basketbal...

The World of Wacky Fans

The World of Wacky Fans

January 28, 2010

Sammy Warshaw '12 Staff Writer In Connecticut, it is safe to say that there is very little variety of professional sport teams. Because we are not blessed with a bevy of professional sports teams (my apologies WNBA team Connecticut Sun), we are forced to follow tri-state teams. If you like the NFL...

Staples Gymnastics Defeated by Greenwich

January 18, 2010

Sammie Hardy '11 Staff Writer In the midst of midterm week, the Staples gymnastics team cut out some of their quality studying time to get some exercise in. The group of talented girls competed at Weston High School on Thursday, Jan. 14 against Greenwich High. “I think it will be a tough da...

Wreckers Sink to Defeat Against Darien

Photo courtesy of http://boys.staplesswimming.com

January 15, 2010

Ed Hickson '11 Staff Writer Following their first win of the season on Jan. 8, the Wreckers boys’ swimming and diving team fell to defeat against Darien, 113-73. The Wreckers' record dropped to 1-4, while Darien moved to 2-1-1. The Wreckers were looking to continue their success following a win agai...

Wrecker Hockey Falls to Ridgefield Tigers

Kyle Wehmhoff '12 takes a shot on goal in a recent game against Housatonic. | Photo courtesy of stapleshockey.com (Anna Andriuk)

January 7, 2010

Emily Goldberg '12 Web Sports Editor The Staples-Weston Co-op Boy’s hockey team fell to the Ridgefield Tigers on Jan. 6. Coming off a 10-3 win against Housatonic last Saturday, this was a disappointing defeat. The 1-9 loss to Ridgefield will lower the Wrecker’s record to 2-5. With a solid start ...

Wreckers Beat Vikings

Junior guard Frank Bergonzi drives to the hoop in a recent game against McMahon. Photo courtesy of Staplesbasketball.com (Elaine Rankowitz)

January 7, 2010

Jack Hennessy Web Sports Editor Six games into the young season, the Staples boys basketball team persevered after a rough start to come out on top Wednesday in a victory over Westhill. Read More »...

Seniors Set to Lead Wreckers Back to States

Seniors Set to Lead Wreckers Back to States

December 22, 2009

Last year the boys indoor track team ended the season strong placing second in FCIACs and States as well as first in their division. This year, coach Laddie Lawrence hopes to improve upon that same standard. However, the team lost numerous key players totaling 17 lettermen. Even with these losses ther...

Wreckers Drop Season Opener to Central

Wreckers Drop Season Opener to Central

December 22, 2009

Matt Hawes ’10 Staff Writer  On Dec. 16, the basketball team was overmatched as they dropped their opener to the Central Hilltoppers 38-83. Read More »...

Cheerleaders Warm Up for Winter Season of Competition

December 4, 2009

Lexi Preiser '10 Web Editor-In-Chief "Incredible, unique, and we’ve only just begun!” The cheerleading team repeats these words during practices as it prepares for its 2009-10 winter season. For cheerleaders, the winter season signifies a change from cheering for the football team to participa...

Football Team Wins FCIAC Championship, Advances to State Finals

GAME OVER: Rob Gau '11, Jack Ambrose '10, and Quad-Captain Devin Graber '10 blocked what would have been a game-winning field goal for the Greenwich Cardinals as time expeired in the Nov. 26 game. | Photo Contributed by Daniel Gelman

December 4, 2009

Jack Hennessy '10 and Matt Hawes '10 Web Sports Editor and Staff Writer Staples held on to beat fourth–seeded Xavier 31–28 in the state semifinal game at Wilton High School. Behind the explosive running of halfback Matt Kelly ’10 (212 yards, 3 touchdowns), and what woul...

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