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Henry Beck ’21 receives the baton from Konur Nordberg ’21 at a track and field practice. The track team is continuing to compete at a high level in virtual meets while regarding the COVID-19 rules.

Q & A with Marty Lisevick: Staples’ Athletic Director speaks about winter sports and beyond

Andreas Lolis ’21, Breaking News Editor March 5, 2021

Athletic Director Marty Lisevick is the man behind the scenes who enables every Staples sports team to represent its community on the field or on the court. Lisevick offers his reflections on the winter...

The girls’ indoor track 1600 meters participants line up at the starting line.

Girls indoor track team races ahead during first virtual meet

Lyah Muktavaram ’22, Web Features Editor March 1, 2021

The Staples girls’ indoor track team participated in their first virtual FCIAC meet competing against Darien, Wilton, Ridgefield, Greenwich, Brien McMahon and Fairfield Ludlowe on Saturday, Feb. 27....

Staples’ girls basketball secured a decisive win over Trumbull on Feb. 25. The Wreckers stay number one in the FCIAC at 6-0. Trumbull is 3-2.

Girls’ basketball triumphs over Trumbull, continues undefeated season

Gabriella Gerig ’23 February 26, 2021

The Staples girls’ basketball team clinched a 44-38 win against Trumbull on Thursday, Feb. 25. This game solidified their number one standing in the FCIAC with a record of 6-0.  Although Staples...

Screenshot of the Staples’ girls basketball playing their fifth game of the season vs Ludlowe at Fairfield Ludlowe High School. Ludlowe does not allow Staples fans at their games, so fans watch from the NFHS network.

Girls’ basketball takes home a win after intense overtime

Charley Guthartz ’22, Sports Editor February 25, 2021

The Staples girls’ basketball team took home a win after an important game at Fairfield Ludlowe High School on Feb. 23. After a four minute overtime, they were able to come out with a 58-54 victory....

Staples warms up before the tip off against Brian McMahon. There are no fans in the gym.

Staples squashes Brian McMahon to stay unbeaten

Cameron Manna ’21, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

The Staples boys’ basketball team stayed undefeated with a 62-44 win against the Brian McMahon Senators on Feb. 20. From the tip off, Staples took control of the game by jumping out to a 21-2 lead...

Staples boys’ basketball warms up in the fanless gym due to COVID-19 restrictions for their first game of the season versus Greenwich.

Staples boys’ basketball stomp Greenwich in season opener

Max Dorsey ’21, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

Staples boys’ basketball tipped off their season with a 49-35 win against the Greenwich Cardinals on Feb. 9. Staples’ second quarter effort was pivotal, as the team put together both an offensive...

The Staples girls’ basketball team takes on Greenwich. Greenwich had a record of 15-6 in the 2019-20 season while Staples had a 21-3.

Staples girls’ basketball continues their legacy from last season

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer February 10, 2021

In an exciting FCIAC season opener, the Staples girls’ basketball team won 61-40 against Greenwich on Feb. 9. Both these teams were supposed to meet in the 2019-20 state semifinals tournament before...

Mckenzie Didio is going to join the University of Delaware's Women's Lacrosse team in 2023. Before COVID-19 ended their season, the Blue Hens had a record of 2-3. In 2019, they had a record of 7-10.

Athletes adjust to COVID-19 college recruiting regulations

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer February 2, 2021

Many Staples athletes have dedicated long days and countless hours to the sport they love. For some, it is in hopes of commiting to play at the collegiate level. Whether it’s division I, II or III,...

Players adapt to new protocol in practice and games

Players adapt to new protocol in practice and games

Carson Kranz ’21 January 26, 2021

With the new announcement from the CIAC that the high school basketball season will be played this year, players are adjusting to the new protocols. Some of the new rules included that the first practice...

Winter and spring athletes adapt to altered season

Winter and spring athletes adapt to altered season

Katie Simons ’22, News Editor January 23, 2021

In a normal winter, Mckenzie Didio ’22 would be spending her days after school at basketball practice. From December until the end of February, her focus would be solely on basketball. However, this...

Indoor track preseason has been abiding by all of the regulations that they must follow this season. Runners wear masks when practicing and social distance when necessary.

CIAC allows for the start of winter sports with heavy regulations

Emily Goldstein ’23 January 20, 2021

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) confirmed on Jan. 14 that school winter sports will be starting on Jan. 19. CIAC announced that all low, moderate and high risk sports will be...

Staples fans are ready to see what senior captain Lucas Basich ’21 can do this season after a breakout junior season.

Lucas Basich dominates the boys’s basketball team

Carson Kranz '21 January 20, 2021

After a breakout season in 2020, it is time to take a look at the upcoming boys’ basketball season and what to expect from senior captain, Lucas Basich ’21. The shooting guard is coming out of a huge...

Captain Victor Sarrazin ’21 on a 1-on-1 breakaway with the goalie.

Staples boys’ hockey players ecstatic about the upcoming season

Max Dorsey ’21 January 19, 2021

The fate of Staples boys’ hockey season was decided on the morning of Jan. 15. The news is in: the season is a go. The Staples boys’ hockey season has been in question for quite some time. With...

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