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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’ basketball warm up all sporting #44 in honor of their late teammate Timari Rivera as they prepare to take on Warde.

Staples boys’ basketball trounce Warde

Max Dorsey ’21, Staff Writer March 13, 2021

Staples boys’ basketball kept their winning season going on March 8, as they defeated Warde 56-44 with a strong defensive performance and improved to an impressive 9-1 for the season. Staples’ offense...

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...

Winter athletes provide updates on their season

Hannah Kail ’22 and Valerie Dreyfuss '22 March 8, 2021

https://soundcloud.com/valerie-dreyfuss/y2matecom-winter-sports-podcast-1

Henry Beck ’21 receives the baton from Konur Nordberg ’21 at a track and field practice. The track team is continuing to compete at a high level in virtual meets while regarding the COVID-19 rules.

Q & A with Marty Lisevick: Staples’ Athletic Director speaks about winter sports and beyond

Andreas Lolis ’21, Breaking News Editor March 5, 2021

Athletic Director Marty Lisevick is the man behind the scenes who enables every Staples sports team to represent its community on the field or on the court. Lisevick offers his reflections on the winter...

Winter and spring athletes adapt to altered season

Winter and spring athletes adapt to altered season

Katie Simons ’22, News Editor January 23, 2021

In a normal winter, Mckenzie Didio ’22 would be spending her days after school at basketball practice. From December until the end of February, her focus would be solely on basketball. However, this...

Indoor track preseason has been abiding by all of the regulations that they must follow this season. Runners wear masks when practicing and social distance when necessary.

CIAC allows for the start of winter sports with heavy regulations

Emily Goldstein ’23 January 20, 2021

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) confirmed on Jan. 14 that school winter sports will be starting on Jan. 19. CIAC announced that all low, moderate and high risk sports will be...

Captain Victor Sarrazin ’21 on a 1-on-1 breakaway with the goalie.

Staples boys’ hockey players ecstatic about the upcoming season

Max Dorsey ’21 January 19, 2021

The fate of Staples boys’ hockey season was decided on the morning of Jan. 15. The news is in: the season is a go. The Staples boys’ hockey season has been in question for quite some time. With...

Some swimmers unable to practice with their club teams are signing up for an hour of lane time at Velo-CT, a pool located in Norwalk, Connecticut. This allows them to continue their training and perfect their technique in the water.

Athlete training altered following Lamont’s announcement

Abbie Goldstein ’22 December 7, 2020

Anxious athletes are scrambling to find places to train following Governor Lamont’s announcement that all club and other team sports must pause all activities until Jan. 19. With high school practices...

Lucas Basich ’21 was named a captain for this upcoming season. He has been an integral part of the team for the last two years.

Boys’ basketball prepares for a different season

Jake Gersh ’21 December 7, 2020

The Staples boys’ basketball team is preparing for anything in a season filled with uncertainty. Recently, it was announced that the season would look a little differently than expected. In mid-November,...

CIAC cancels winter sports, leaves students disappointed

Lily Caplan ’22 and Hannah Kail ’22 November 26, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/lily-caplan-33943277/ciac-postpones-winter-sports-leaving-players-dissapointed

As of Nov. 17, the CIAC has postponed winter sports until Jan. 19, which can potentially be pushed back further depending on Connecticut’s COVID cases in the following months.

CIAC winter sports decision distressing, yet necessary

Anastasia Thumser ’22 November 23, 2020

It’s that time of year again to lace up my spikes, bond with fellow athletes over pre-race stress and sprint around various tri-state area tracks that share an identical rubber scent. No matter the results,...

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