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Staples girls’ volleyball suffers tough loss against Greenwich

Staples celebrates a hard fought point during their game against Greenwich on Thursday, Oct. 3. Greenwich won the game, winning all three sets and extending their undefeated winning streak. The Wreckers fell to a 4-4 record.
Staples girls' volleyball suffers tough loss against Greenwich

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

The Staples girls’ volleyball team lost a tough game against the undefeated Greenwich Cardinals on Oct. 3.   Going into the game, the Wreckers knew that a challenge lay ahead of them as Greenwich held a strong 6-0 record against FCIAC teams so far this year. Staples came into the game with ...

Staples football takes commanding win over Brien McMahon

Ryan Thompson ’22 makes a miraculous grab over two defenders in the third quarter bringing Staples to the McMahon one yard-line.

Jackson Lev ’20, Paper Sports Editor

October 11, 2019

The Staples’ football team showed out in their fourth game of the season against Brien McMahon, with a commanding 35-7 win.    On Friday, Oct. 2, the Wreckers took on the Senators in an away game they very much needed to win after suffering a tough 7-0 loss to Ridgefield the week before....

New Wreckers deli excites students

Students waiting in line at the new Wreckers Deli for a faster approach to sandwiches.

Kylie Cohen '20 and Charley Guthartz '22

October 8, 2019

The Staples cafeteria introduced the new Wrecker’s Deli, allowing students and staff to pre-order sandwiches during lunch waves for the convenience of students with after-school activities. During the three lunch waves, long lunch lines make it difficult for students to order and eat a sandwich...

Varsity football unable to defeat Ridgefield

Despite the rocky start to the season, the team hopes to improve going forward. Their next game is Friday 10/4 at 7:00 pm at Brian McMahon High School.

Carson Kranz '21 and Logan Gornbein '21

October 4, 2019

Boys’ soccer falls short against Warde in hard-fought, aggressive game

The Wreckers and Mustangs prepare for a free kick during their matchup at Fairfield Warde on Thursday, Sept. 26. Warde won by a small margin with a score of 1-0 in an aggressive game loaded with fouls and free kicks, extending their undefeated streak, while the Wreckers fell to 3-2-1.

Lys Goldman '21

October 1, 2019

Under the lights on a crisp, chilly autumn evening, the Staples boys’ soccer team fell just short of spoiling Fairfield Warde’s undefeated record in a 1-0 loss on Thursday, Sept. 26. The game was very physical, aggressive and fast-paced with lots of fouls and free kicks. The Mustangs scored the...

Staples football upset by Black Knights in season opener

Robinson Hall ’20 gets into the endzone for the first Wreckers touchdown of the season.

Holden Cohen '20, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

The Staples’ football team lost their first game of the season to the Stamford Black Knights, 14-13, in the first game under new head coach Andrew Behrends. First-time quarterback Jackson Zager ’21 targeted Blake Lawrence ’20 heavily in his debut for the team. Lawrence made several catches...

One loss Wreckers Volleyball team sweeps Trumbull on Senior night.

Captain Logan Carstens ’19 spikes the ball over the net for one of his 11 kills.

Zach Horowitz '19, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

The Staples boys’ volleyball team defeated the Trumbull Eagles on May 13 in straight sets, 3-0 on senior night. The boys’ three seniors, Captains Logan Carstens ’19, Theo Gabor ’19 and Brian Wilk ’19 all played for the majority of the game, each of them contributing to the Wreckers win. ...

Boys’ lacrosse uses balanced attack to defeat Ludlowe

Boys' lacrosse uses balanced attack to defeat Ludlowe

Kevin Rabacs '19

May 16, 2019

The Staples boys’ lacrosse team beat Ludlowe 12-6 in the annual Sticks for Soldiers game on Saturday May 4. Ten different players contributed goals for the Wreckers. Kyle Hines ’20 finished with a game high three points, two goals and one assist. “We trusted the system, and stuck to the game...

Boys’ lacrosse uses balanced attack to defeat Ludlowe

Boys' lacrosse uses balanced attack to defeat Ludlowe

Kevin Rabacs '19, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

The Staples boys’ lacrosse team beat Ludlowe 12-6 in the annual Sticks for Soldiers game on Saturday May 4. Ten different players contributed goals for the Wreckers. Kyle Hines ’20 finished with a game high three points, two goals and one assist. “We trusted the system, and stuck to the g...

Wreckers fall to Wilton in a clash of FCIAC top seeds

Shira Parower '21 looks to set up a play during the game.

Daniel Harizman ’19, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

As the clouds began to gather in the sky and the fading window of light sealed above Lilly Field in Wilton, the Staples girls’ varsity lacrosse team fell to the Wilton Warriors 9-6, pushing the Wreckers’ record to 11-2 on the season. With goals from captain Elle Fair ’19, Shira Parower ’21 and...

Wreckers Baseball begins season with big aspirations

Chad Knight ’19 is in the middle of his delivery as throws against Brian McMahon High School at McMahon.

Holden Cohen '20

March 18, 2019

It was a rough ending to the season for the 2018 Staples Wreckers baseball team, especially for the seniors, where they fell to Darien in the FCIAC finals one year after winning the state championship. Shortly after, In the state tournament, the Wreckers weren’t able to defend their title as they los...

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