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The Wreckers practice during the offseason to prepare for their first game on Dec. 16 against Norwalk.

Girls’ basketball team trains for success

Gabriella Gerig ’23, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

The girls’ basketball team is coming off of two successful seasons. Staples was first in the state with a 18-2 record in the 2019-20 season. Last year, the team ended with a 10-2 record, and they are...

Staples boys' soccer dominates first round of state tournament

Staples boys’ soccer dominates first round of state tournament

Madeline Michalowski ’22, Assistant Creative Director November 14, 2021

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Sofia Fidalgo-Schioppa ’25, left, steals the ball from a Greenwich player.

Sofia Fidalgo-Schioppa brings sportsmanship, devotion to field hockey team

Paige Tighe ’24, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

Ten seconds left in the game. The ball glides from stick to stick as it paces up and down the field. Suddenly the ball is rescued, raced up the field and shot directly between the goalies legs, by Sofia...

Staples offense battles for a shot on goal in Wilton territory in an effort to increase their 2-1 lead.

Wilton field hockey stumps Staples ending in a 2-2 overtime draw

Caroline Coffey '22, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

The Staples girls’ field hockey team tied Wilton 2-2 in their first major trial of the season on Sept. 14. Wilton forced the game into an overtime defensive showdown with a late goal in the fourth quarter.  The...

Fans of all ages, from player’s parents to packs of Staples students, came out to support the boys’ soccer team. Many players afterwards felt the crowd played a vital role in their victory.

Staples boys’ soccer takes home first victory of the ’21 season

Madeline Michalowski ’22, Assistant Creative Director September 13, 2021

The Staples boys’ soccer team dominated their opening game against Ridgefield High School on Sept. 10. Scoring consistently throughout the two halves, the Wreckers were able to bring home a 5-0 win on...

The Wreckers are able to have a normal season with 16 regular season games. They are also able to have two opportunities to take home the championship at the FCIAC and CIAC tournaments.

Darien beats previously undefeated Wreckers

Lexie Moskovit , Staff Writer May 4, 2021

The previously undefeated Staples boys’ lacrosse team lost to Darien 10-7 at home on April 29. The Wreckers were ranked third in the state and the Blue Wave was ranked number one in the state entering...

The Staples girls’ basketball varsity and junior varsity teams came together on Feb. 26 to decorate and personalize the downtown storefront window of the upcoming Cold Fusion gelato store. Support from the town and each other has greatly contributed to the team’s tight-knit nature that has led to many victories this season.

Girls’ basketball maintains winning streak, team morale despite modified season

Madeline Michalowski ’22, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

The Staples girls’ basketball team is nine games into their winter season and has not yet lost a single one. While defeating strong competitors including Trumbull, Ludlowe and Danbury, the team has additionally...

Staples’ girls basketball secured a decisive win over Trumbull on Feb. 25. The Wreckers stay number one in the FCIAC at 6-0. Trumbull is 3-2.

Girls’ basketball triumphs over Trumbull, continues undefeated season

Gabriella Gerig ’23 February 26, 2021

The Staples girls’ basketball team clinched a 44-38 win against Trumbull on Thursday, Feb. 25. This game solidified their number one standing in the FCIAC with a record of 6-0.  Although Staples...

The Wreckers attempt to score in the second half but are shut down by Danbury goalie Matt Silva.

Staples boys’ soccer falls short in home opener

Madeline Michalowski ʼ22 October 5, 2020

The Staples boys’ soccer team finally kicked off their season against Danbury at 4:00 on Oct. 2 on Loeffler Field. With the Wreckers down 2-0 late in the game, Reese Watkins ’22 was able to put one...

Nicole Holmes ’21 sinking a free throw late in the fourth to ice the game in front of the home crowd.

Girls’ basketball team snatches a big FCIAC win

Logan Gornbein '21 January 10, 2020

The Staples girls’ basketball team defeated the Danbury Hatters 59-44 at home on Jan. 8. Going into the game the Wreckers were 5-1 and the Hatters were at 4-1.  Captain Arianna Gerig ’20 was the Wreckers...

Over December break, the Wreckers won the Todd Burger Holiday Tournament where they beat Ludlowe and Warde.

Staples girls’ basketball team beat Bridgeport Central

Carson Kranz '21 January 10, 2020

The Staples girls’ basketball team blew out Bridgeport Central on Jan. 3 with a huge 68-13 victory. The Wreckers were led by captain Ari Gerig ’20 with 15 points and Kathleen Cozzi ’20 with 10...

Staples celebrate thew win omnisciences Senior day.

Staples girls’ soccer shuts out Westhill

Carson Kranz '21 October 29, 2019

In a one sided match, the Staples girls’ soccer team shutout the visiting Westhill High School by a score of 7-0 on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Being senior day for Staples, they hoped to dominate and did nothing...

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