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The Wreckers cruise over the Lions

Chase Gornbein, Assistant Business Manager

September 19, 2014

After falling behind 1-0 to Bassick, the Staples boys’ soccer team was able to fight and claw their way back against the Lions to a 4-2 victory. The game, played at Loeffler Stadium on September 18th, started off evenly paced. Soon after though, Bassick struck in the 15th minute, scoring the first goal of the g...

Little Leaguers hit the big league

  Little Leaguers hit the big league

Caroline O'Kane, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

It was a brisk summer night in Bristol, Connecticut as the Little Leaguers were playing with all their cards on the table in the Regional Finals against Rhode Island. The score was 2-1, Westport. The players were on their toes, coaches were standing restless, and the fans were cheering fanatically. Chad...

Wreckers fall to Xavier on last second field goal

Xavier managed to kick a field goal with 1.3 seconds left in the game, leaving the Wreckers no time to mount a comeback

Jimmy Ray Stagg, Web Sports Editor

September 14, 2014

There’s the age old question of what would happen if an immovable object met an unstoppable force. This question was put to the test on Friday, Sept. 12 when Staples hosted Xavier for the opening game of the football season, but lost 3-0 in the final seconds. For the majority of the game, both defens...

Students forced to choose between sports and school

Students forced to choose between sports and school

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer

September 12, 2014

Staples students attending the football game on Friday night might not be as numerous as they normally are, as the ACT is the following morning. The first opportunity for students to take the ACT this year is on Saturday Sept. 13, the morning after the first home football game of the year. Many of ...

Wreckers gear up for opening game versus Xavier

 During a Sept. 10 practice, the Staples football team went through final preparations for Friday’s game.

Fritz Schemel, Sports Editor

September 11, 2014

On Friday night, football will return to Staples Stadium, with a crucial early season matchup for both Staples and opponent Xavier High School from Middletown, Conn. at 7:00 p.m under the lights. Staples players can’t wait to get back in the game action. “There's no feeling like it, walking o...

Staples triumphs for the Pink-Out

Staples triumphs for the Pink-Out

Jimmy Ray Stagg, Sports Editor

October 14, 2013

Captain Will Johnson ’14 wove his way through defenders from Fairfield Ludlowe, breaking tackles left and right, fought his way into open field, and scored a 70-yard punt return four minutes into the second half. This put Staples up 24-16 and opened the floodgates to a 35-point second half for the...

Wreckers win seventh in a row against Stamford

Wreckers win seventh in a row against Stamford

February 10, 2011

Rachel Guetta '13 & Alexandra O'Kane '13 Opinions Editor and Staff Writer Victory was not assured until the last 11 seconds of the game when Staples’ defense made a stop. After a game that was close throughout, Stamford drove to the basket leaving Staples on the defensive end with a one point l...

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