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The girls’ indoor track 1600 meters participants line up at the starting line.

Girls indoor track team races ahead during first virtual meet

Lyah Muktavaram ’22, Web Features Editor March 1, 2021

The Staples girls’ indoor track team participated in their first virtual FCIAC meet competing against Darien, Wilton, Ridgefield, Greenwich, Brien McMahon and Fairfield Ludlowe on Saturday, Feb. 27....

The girls’ basketball team finished their 2019-2020 season with an overall record of 18-2. After losing five seniors, this team has been working hard this off season to have another dominant season.

Winter sports athletes respond to CIAC announcement

Jess Leon ’22 November 23, 2020

In a year full of uncertainties, the athletes of Staples High School hoped their sports season would carry on as normal. But the CIAC recently announced their decision to postpone winter sports until Jan....

When the individuals completed their miles for the day, they held up a sign and took a picture. In total, the team ran 190 miles.

Staples girls’ track help fight COVID-19

Maya Reiner ’21, Web Sports Editor May 10, 2020

Day after day, healthcare workers around the world are fighting this vicious virus: COVID-19. The doctors and nurses come out of the hospital with rigid marks all over their face from hours upon hours...

Both the boys' and girls' ski teams saw a successful season this year.

Winter sports teams celebrate successes, reflect on season

Lily Kane '20, Broadcast Director March 19, 2020

As the snow melts and the flowers begin to bloom, Staples athletes can reflect on the eventful sports season coming to a close. With several teams making it to their FCIAC and State championships, team...

Petition for track to be named after coach Lawrence

Petition for track to be named after coach Lawrence

Lily Caplan '22, Staff Writer October 19, 2019

Andrew Colabella, a representative of RTM district four, created a petition two weeks ago to name the new Staples track after Laddie Lawrence ’64, head coach of boys’ cross country and indoor and outdoor...

The boys' track team sprints around the track at a meet.

Indoor track hopes to maintain success, strengthen all events

Elliot Kaufman '19 December 10, 2018

The Staples boys’ indoor track and field team hopes to sustain their success coming off of last year, while making minor improvements in team depth and other areas. Staples came in third place in...

Will Landowne dominates indoor track season

Will Landowne dominates indoor track season

February 28, 2018

By Matt Engler '18

Landowne becomes fastest 3000 meter high-school runner in the country this season

Landowne becomes fastest 3000 meter high-school runner in the country this season

January 22, 2018

By Izzy Connors '18 Will Landowne ’18 became the current fastest high schooler in the country to run the 3000 meter (1.8 miles) this season, with a time of 8 minutes and 34 seconds on Jan. 21 in New...

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...

Siblings form strong bonds through playing the same sports

Siblings form strong bonds through playing the same sports

April 3, 2017

By: Alexandra Sprouls ’19 and Hannah Bolandian ’19 Strong bonds of friendship that can last a lifetime are often made through the competitive atmosphere of sports. For siblings, their existing bond...

Zak Ahmad finishes in first a the 2016 boys’ cross country FCIACS.

Ahmad named Gatorade Track Athlete of the Year

February 15, 2017

By: Liv Ronca Zak Ahmad ’17, who placed first at indoor track FCIACs and States,  has been named Gatorade Track Athlete of the Year in Connecticut for his performance on the boys’ cross country...

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