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Mia Didio ’22 dribbles the ball from the point guard position after making a three point shot to start off the fourth quarter. This shot put the Wreckers up 23-20 and helped change the momentum of the game.

Second half rally pushes Staples girls’ basketball to be victorious over Darien

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer January 11, 2022

The Staples girls’ basketball team beat Darien 30-28 on Jan. 4 to improve their season record to 2-1.  Late in the third quarter, Mckenzie Didio ’22 made a breakaway layup to tie the score at 20-20....

Francine Stevens ’23 ran in States last season. She placed second in the 100 yard sprint as well as the  200 yard sprint.

Stevens’ speed lands her spot at girls’ track nationals

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer January 4, 2022

When she is not at school, she can almost always be found on the track or field hockey field. Francine Stevens ’23 is a multi-sport athlete who continues to break records during her years at Staples. Stevens...

Girls indoor track is hopeful for their upcoming season after a year full of covid precautions.

Girls’ indoor track returns to normal season

Jalen St. Fort '22, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

Last year was far from normal for everyone in almost all aspects of life. But for Staples winter sports, it looked especially different. Girls’ indoor track and field was one sport that was extremely...

 The Staples boys lacrosse team ended their season 14-4. They made it to the FCIAC championship but lost against Darien. They are working hard to make sure they see different results this coming season.

Boys’ lacrosse trains hard for redemption

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

For some teams, the off-season is a time when players can relax, mentally prepare or plan potential tactics for the upcoming season. For the boys’ lacrosse team, however, off-season has a different meaning.  The...

The Staples girls’ soccer team ended the 2021 season with a 14-3-5 record and won the FCIAC championship and co-won the state championship with Wilton.

Staples girls’ soccer reflects on successful season

Genevieve Frucht ’24, Staff Writer December 13, 2021

After a 9-2-4 record in the regular season, Staples girls’ soccer went on to win the FCIAC  championship over Wilton and then shared the title of class LL state co-champions with Wilton, ending the...

The girls’ soccer team lined up with the opposing team before their semifinal game. This lineup is a tradition before every championship game where they announce the starting lineup.

Girls’ soccer advances to state championship

Charley Guthartz , Paper Opinions Editor November 23, 2021

The Staples girls’ soccer team is moving up in the state tournament. They won their semi-final game against Fairfield Warde 1-0 on Tuesday Nov. 18. Gaby Gonzalez ’22 scored Staples’ one and only...

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' soccer dominates first round of state tournament

Staples boys’ soccer dominates first round of state tournament

Madeline Michalowski ’22, Assistant Creative Director November 14, 2021

Since 2011, the University of Connecticut Football team has not had a single winning season. As Connecticut’s national representative for sports, UConn must improve their record and financial practices for the sake of state pride.

UConn Football Team poorly represents Connecticut

Jake Fitzpatrick ’22, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

Since Connecticut does not have a notable professional sports team, our main athletic representative on the national stage is the University of Connecticut. Over 100 students from Staples are accepted...

Boys’ XC Captains from left to right, Zach Taubman ’22, Alex Harrington ’22, Rory Tarsy ’22, Kyle Harrington ’22

Senior leadership propels Staples boys’ XC to undefeated season

Eli Shorrock ’22, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

After defeating Fairfield Warde and Ridgefield in their final meet, the Staples boy’s cross country team finished with their second 15-0 undefeated season in just three years. This repeated dominance...

Sofia Fidalgo-Schioppa ’25, left, steals the ball from a Greenwich player.

Sofia Fidalgo-Schioppa brings sportsmanship, devotion to field hockey team

Paige Tighe ’24, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

Ten seconds left in the game. The ball glides from stick to stick as it paces up and down the field. Suddenly the ball is rescued, raced up the field and shot directly between the goalies legs, by Sofia...

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