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The Boys Of Summer Are Back In Town: Wreckers Varsity Baseball Team Aims For A Ring

By Alex Spector ’13, Business Manager

March 15, 2013

  The 2012 season was generally considered successful for the Staples Wreckers, as they finished with a 16-8 record. However, a disappointing 1-0 FCIAC semifinals loss to Trumbull in 10 innings at Harbor Yard will be the lasting impression from the Spring of 2012. This team remembers that game....

Staples Vs. New Haven Highlights

Staples Vs. New Haven Highlights

Photos by Alex Zuckerman - Photographer

November 29, 2012

Let the Games Begin

Caroline Cohen and Zoe Brown, Staff Writers

August 30, 2012

  Students playing fall sports met last week before the start of school for their preseason practices and tryouts for the upcoming season. Athletes had to say an early goodbye to sleeping in and long, relaxing summer days as they donned swim caps, broke in new cleats amd geared up to compete...

Rocking the Boat

Ellie Mann, Staff Writer

April 13, 2012

Not all sailors run on spinach. Rather, Staples sailors are fueled by raw determination and skill. After a long winter, their sails are raised, and, once again, the Staples sailing team is ready to take to the water. While the sailing team is a great place for Staples students to share their...

From Onions to Golf Balls

Rose Propp, Staff Writer

April 13, 2012

Although the students of Staples High School never knew the town of Westport as it used to be, many would be surprised to know the deep-rooted history of our hometowns past. Whoever lived here before us back in 2,000 B.C. was using gouges and adzes (an axe-like tool) that were actually found on the area...

It Takes Two

Sami Bautista, Web Features Editor

April 13, 2012

The sound of the tennis ball coupled with labored breathing and rapid footsteps echoes throughout the court as two opposing tennis players compete fiercely against one another. Individuals can rely only on themselves; the outcome of the match rests completely in their hands. When a teammate is thrown...


Simon Stracher, Staff Writer

April 13, 2012

Jimmy Kopack ’12 toes the rubber, looks in for the sign, brings his hands perpendicular to his hips, raises his left leg, throws back his right arm, and catapults his body towards the plate, unleashing an 85-mile per hour fastball at an unsuspecting victim. The batter has no chance. The pitch, to...

No Pain No Gain

Eric Essagof, Editor in Chief

April 13, 2012

The players throw and kick a ball to each other, there are bone-crushing tackles, and the players do not wear pads. Sound familiar? That’s because rugby, the oft-forgotten Staples sport, is based on the two most popular sports at school. At a school where football and soccer are the most popular...

You Gotta Believe

Sammy Warshaw, A&E Editor

April 13, 2012

Meet the Mets, meet the Mets, step right up and greet the Mets. If anyone is ever wondering about my childhood, all I have to do is sing him or her those famed lyrics. The song is about those “Amazin’ Mets,” and it was written all the way back in 1961 by Ruth Roberts and Bill Katz. To this day,...

Wreckers Crush the Cards

Sara Luttinger, Staff Writer

April 12, 2012

On April 10 the Wreckers walked away with a well-deserved win. Nearly one year ago, on April 26,2011, the Staples boys lacrosse team was defeated by the Greenwich Cardinals. Later on in that same season the Wreckers were defeated once again. The game started off strong with a Greenwich goal two...

Taking a Swing at It

Sara Luttinger, Staff Writer

April 11, 2012

Badminton club members dressed in athletic gear, hands filled with rackets and birdies, take practice swings before the real playing begins on Monday afternoons in the field house and on some occasions in the courtyard. The club first originated at the start of the school year when President Patrick...

Got Field? The Fight for a Softball Field Begins

Deanna Schreiber, A&E Editor

April 5, 2012

Staples Girls softball team does not have enough fields to have the varsity team play at Staples. Because of this many of the girls have to travel to Greens Farms Elementary School to practice. Captain Heather Rostoff '12 stresses the need for a new field. “Currently, Varsity plays at Greens Farms...

A Team Outside of Staples: Staples Rowers Form a Team of Athletes from all over Fairfield County

Alexandra O’Kane, Social Media Specialist

April 5, 2012

Staples athletes do not only compete wearing a blue and white uniform, do not only sport the block S in their competitions. Some athletes at Staples, namely the rowers, are part of a team outside of school. Many students at Staples have been rowing since they were in middle school and remained on a team...

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