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Many Staples athletes choose club sports, prompting COVID-19 concerns

Many Staples athletes choose club sports, prompting COVID-19 concerns
October 14, 2020

With COVID-19 concerns still looming over the current fall sports season and teams adapting to fit the CIAC’s criteria, many Staples athletes have turned to club sports to get their athletic fix. Club...

Houston Astros’ cheating scandal enrages baseball community, sets bad example for fans

 After news broke that the Astros were found guilty of stealing signs during their 2017 and 2019 seasons, the team has been hated by fans from all over the country.
March 23, 2020

As I watched Jose Altuve hit a monstrous walk-off home run to send the Houston Astros to the World Series and beat the New York Yankees during game six of the 2019 ALCS, I was heartbroken. Although it...

Little League team leaves behind a remarkable Staples baseball legacy

Little League team leaves behind a remarkable Staples baseball legacy
January 31, 2020

Clink! My mouth gaped in shock as the ball soared above all of the players’ caps. I felt a surge of inspiration as they fled through the bases and dove to catch the ball, kicking up the red sand. During...

Playing sports drives sports fandom for Principal Thomas

Principal Thomas channeling his old baseball skills with his signature swing. As a Yankee fan, Thomas’s eyes will be glued to the television this October as he watches the Bronx Bombers try to win the World Series for the first time since 2009.
October 2, 2019

If there was a ball on the ground, Staples's new Principal Stafford Thomas Jr. would be picking it up. At a young age, he got involved in all kinds of sports. Whether it be football, basketball, baseball...

Staples’ baseball defeats Norwalk in state tournament

Staples' baseball defeats Norwalk in state tournament
June 6, 2019
Adam Petro '20 reached base on a single to right field...

Baseball players slide into senior day

The Staples boys’ baseball team celebrated their senior day on Friday, May 16.
May 31, 2019
As Staples boys' basketball coach Colin Devine said, "The senior's got a great day for baseball." The boys' baseball team had their Senior Day ceremony May 16...

Wreckers Baseball begins season with big aspirations

Chad Knight ’19 is in the middle of his delivery as throws against Brian McMahon High School at McMahon.
March 18, 2019

It was a rough ending to the season for the 2018 Staples Wreckers baseball team, especially for the seniors, where they fell to Darien in the FCIAC finals one year after winning the state championship....

Staples baseball pushes to the postseason

Staples baseball pushes to the postseason
May 24, 2018

As the 2018 spring season comes to an end, the reigning state champion Staples baseball team jumps into beginning of the FCIAC and state tournaments. Last season, the Wreckers lost 4-3 in the FCIAC...

Staples baseball pushes to the postseason

Staples baseball pushes to the postseason
May 24, 2018

Elliot Kaufman ’19 Photo By Sarah Maybruck '18   As the 2018 spring season comes to an end, the reigning state champion Staples baseball team jumps into beginning of the FCIAC and state...

Baseball team victorious in senior day thrashing

Baseball team victorious in senior day thrashing
May 14, 2018

By Matt Engler '18 The Wreckers baseball senior day took place on May 9 against Ludlowe, resulting in a 12-2 victory led by captains Chris Drbal ’18 and Chad Knight ’19. The Wreckers honored...

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