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Fall sports preseason begins in August with the first games beginning in the latter part of September or beginning of October.

Fall sports captains develop summer training schedules

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

As the weather begins to get warmer and the spring sports seasons come to an end, students begin transitioning into their summer mindset. Yet, fall athletes can't completely dissociate into summer mode,...

Linnea Jagenberg ’21, Lizzie Kuendorf ’22 and Leni Lemcke ’22 all scored birdies in their victory against St. Joe’s while Keeva Boyle ’23 scored an eagle. The girls received flamingo and parrot prizes in recognition of their accomplishments. (Pictured left to right) Linnea Jagenberg ’21, Lizzie Kuendorf ’22, Leni Lemcke ’22, Keeva Boyle ’23 Merin McCallum ’21, Kathleen Coffee ’24

Girls’ golf secures spot in FCIACs with close victory against St. Joe’s

Karina Murray ’22, Associate Managing Editor June 8, 2021

In a 185-181 victory over St. Joe’s on May 27, the girls’ golf team secured a spot in the Fairfield County Interscholastic Conference (FCIACs) competition. “I am so happy with how our team played,”...

Staples girls’ track placed and scored in several events at FCIACs on May 24. This is their first time placing in six years. They hope to further qualify in States and States Open in the upcoming weeks.

Girls’ track secures spot in States after placing in FCIACs

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Web Features Editor June 2, 2021

Despite the late start to the season due to COVID, Staples girls’ track proved their abilities at Fairfield County Interscholastic Conference (FCIACs ) on Tuesday, May 24. All season, teams look forward...

The Longshore Golf Course is a public golf course in Westport where town residents can pay to hit at the driving range or play a round of golf. The Staples golf team practices at the course four days a week, playing nine holes.

Boys’ golf match comes down to last stroke

Aidan Rogers ’22, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

Staples boys’ golf team tied number one ranked Greenwich with a score of 149, playing their home course at Longshore Golf Course on Tuesday, May 25. The match came down to a potential winning putt...

Some students have chosen to learn from home, but still attend their extracurriculars in person.

Athletes learn remotely, attend in-person for sports

Anna Diorio '23, Paper Arts Editor May 26, 2021

When Staples reopened its doors to the entire student population, most high schoolers were anxious to return to their familiar cliques, favorite lunch spots and cheerful classrooms. Students were finally...

Abby Ragland ’21, Alex Deutsch ’21 and Julia DiConza ’21 are set to continue their athletics in college.

Wreckers embark on next chapter of athletic experience

Maya Reiner ’21, Staff Reiner May 14, 2021

The alarm obnoxiously rings at 6:00 a.m. You jump out of bed, put on athletic clothes, grab a protein bar and rush out of your dorm to make it to the lift on time. You get back to your dorm, with your...

The Staples boys’ lacrosse team ended the midseason with a 7-3 record.

Midseason boys’ lacrosse report

Carson Kranz '21, Staff Writer May 14, 2021

Midway through the season, the Wreckers boys’ lacrosse team has a winning 7-3 record going into the final part of the season. The season is set to end on May 22 in an away game that will be played...

Spring sports now allow fans into games. Some players say it has had a positive impact on their performances.

Staples’ games positively affected by return of fans

Finnegan Courtney , Paper News Editor May 13, 2021

Fans will always be a major part of sports, regardless if it is professional sports, college or high school sports and even sports intended for younger children. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fans have...

Henry Dodge ’22 lines up for the opening face off vs. Fairfield Prep.

Boys’ lacrosse fight hard, come up short vs. Fairfield Prep

Max Dorsey ’21, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

Staples boys’ lacrosse played in a back and forth battle against Fairfield prep on Thursday, May 7, but came up short, losing 13-9.  After being down 6-5 at halftime, Staples quickly let up a goal...

Jess Leon ’22 looking to pass the ball in an intense situation during the Staples-Darien game April 30.

Staples defeated by powerhouse Darien

Charley Guthartz '22, Opinions Editor May 4, 2021

The Staples girls’ lacrosse team lost to Darien 16-8 in the annual rivalry game at Darien High School Friday, April 30. Staples began slowly, trailing the Blue Wave 4-0. The offense initially played...

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