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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.

Reilly Caldwell ’20, Features Editor

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 was painful as a Yankee fan to watch Altuve celebrate his win, it seemed as if the better team won. Ho...

Little League team leaves behind a remarkable Staples baseball legacy

Little League team leaves behind a remarkable Staples baseball legacy

Serena Ye '20, Broadcast Director

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 the summer of 2013, I spent my afternoons watching the Westport Little League baseball team in aw...

Yankees make a postseason push

Yankees look to win first World Series of the decade

Grady Narang '20 and Ethan Frank '20

October 16, 2019

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.

Ethan Frank '20, Staff Writer

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 or anything he and his friends could find. “We would play three hours of sports after school,” Thomas s...

Staples’ baseball defeats Norwalk in state tournament

Staples' baseball defeats Norwalk in state tournament

Maya Brodows '20 and Siri Kanter '20

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.

Lili Romann '19

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.

Holden Cohen '20

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. Shortly after, In the state tournament, the Wreckers weren’t able to defend their title as they los...

Staples baseball pushes to the postseason

Staples baseball pushes to the postseason

Elliot Kaufman '19, Web Managing Editor

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 quarterfinals in a nail biting game against Darien, but went on the defeat Amity High School 5-1...

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 tournaments. Last season, the Wreckers lost 4-3 in the FCIAC quarterfinals in a nail biting game...

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 10 seniors in a pregame ceremony to commence their final season with the program. All of these seniors...

Wreckers spring into the new season

Wreckers spring into the new season

April 24, 2018

Nicole Dienst '18 and Ben pearl '18

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