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Eagles Fly Just Over Wreckers, Take Game and FCIAC Championship Bid

November 13, 2010

Photos by Eric Essagof '12. If anybody, going in, knew how close of a game this would be, the event would have been on ESPN at primetime. Well, MSG Varsity was there, so that will have to suffice. The Wreckers and Trumbull met today at Staples Stadium to play in what was sure to be a tight game.  The Wreckers, at 8-0, were atop the league standings, with the Eagles of Trumbull High School close behind hoping to squeak their way into the...

Staples Survives Scare on Homecoming 35-10

Staples Survives Scare on Homecoming 35-10

October 30, 2010

Cheered on by enthusiastic fans, the Staples Wreckers soundly defeated the Fairfield Ludlowe Falcons at the 2010 Homecoming football game 35-10. Key players included running back Tyler Jacobs '11, wide receiver Jason Mawicke '11, and quarterback Chester Pajolek '11, who was taken out during the game due to a leg injury and replaced by freshman Jack Massie '14. In the early minutes of the game, neither team was able to gain a clear advantage; though the Falcons won the coin...

Brentapalooza: From Backyard to Baseball Stadium

Photo contributed by Brentapalooza 2009

June 3, 2010

Alicia Lourekas '12 Opinions Editor From a simple idea to raise money for a young boy with cancer, a local music festival was born. Brentapalooza, the family- friendly festival continues, this Sunday, June 5, 1-11 p.m. at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Conn. In its second year, the festival has grown fr...

Playing Chicken: Westporters Raise Chickens in Suburban Backyards

Briyana Theordore '12 embraces a chicken that her and her family have raised. | Photo by Lucas Hammerman

March 12, 2010

Emily Goldberg '12 Web Sports Editor When attending a dinner party, bringing a gift for the host is a common and polite gesture. Guests will often bring their host flowers or a scented candle. When Charlotte Smith’s ’12 family attends a gathering, they bring fresh eggs produced from their very own chickens. Five years ago, the Smith ...

Lady Wreckers Hockey Defeated at The Arena at Harbor Yard Fundraiser

The girls' Ice Hockey team strategizes before the game starts. | Photo by Kate McNee '11.

January 10, 2010

Kate McNee '11 and Becca Boborow '11 Copy Editor and Staff Writer The girls ice hockey team played at the Arena at Harbor Yard, home of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Saturday, Jan, 9. The game was held at the arena to raise money for the girls ice hockey program, and to also, “Let the girls experi...

Giants Unable to Blow Season as They Sweep Cowboys

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December 7, 2009

Eric Essagof '12 and Brendan Rand '11 Staff Writers The Cowboys could not hammer the final nail into the coffin that is the Giants season. They blew it 24-17 in a game that Big Blue had no place in winning. Not that we are complaining or anything. It’s just that the Cowboys should have won this game fo...

Ranko’s Redemption; Wreckers Shock Bridgeport Central in FCIAC Championship Game

The Wreckers hope to add their second title of the year and celebrate again as thye did in this photo taken after the thrilling 14-10 victory over Central in the FCIAC championship game.

November 24, 2009

D.J. Sixsmith Staff Writer Redemption was the story of Friday night’s FCIAC Championship game between Staples and Bridgeport Central as wide receiver Brendan Rankowitz caught the game winning 66-yard touchdown pass in the Wreckers unbelievable 14-10 victory over the Hilltoppers. Read More »...

Wreckers Stomp Senators

Matt Kelly '10 leads the Wreckers to Victory with three TDs. Photo courtesy of (Dan Gelman)

October 21, 2009

Matt Hawes '10 and Jack Hennessy '10 Staff Writer and Web Sports Editor After a slow start, the Staples Wreckers dominated the second half, beating Brien McMahon by the score of 45-0. Read More »...

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