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Rec basketball ends in heartbreak for seniors

Rec basketball ends in heartbreak for seniors

Ethan Frank '20

March 23, 2020

“Who are you guys playing tonight?” is a common thing to hear among senior boys around the halls of Staples High School. Rec basketball is a staple among Westport youth basketball players and canceling the most important Thursday night of the winter sports calendar for some is a huge disappointme...

Winter sports teams celebrate successes, reflect on season

Winter sports teams celebrate successes, reflect on season

Lily Kane '20, Broadcast Director

March 19, 2020

As the snow melts and the flowers begin to bloom, Staples athletes can reflect on the eventful sports season coming to a close. With several teams making it to their FCIAC and State championships, team members realize that their hard work is paying off.  Despite having to take the bus to-and-from M...

Rec Basketball’s March Madness is upon us

Rec Basketball’s March Madness is upon us

Logan Gornbein '21 and Teddy Dienst '20

March 18, 2020

Girls’ basketball dominates Kennedy in States

Girls’ basketball dominates Kennedy in States

Jack Lev '20 and Ella Stoler '22

March 11, 2020

Staples girls’ basketball moves on in the state championship

Staples girls’ basketball moves on in the state championship
Staples girls' basketball moves on in the state championship

Charley Guthartz '22

March 10, 2020

The Staples Wreckers girls' basketball team took home a win with a score of 58-34 after playing Kennedy on Monday, March 6 to move on in the state tournament.  

Crucial 72-65 win against Wilton sends Staples boys’ basketball team into FCIACS

Crucial 72-65 win against Wilton sends Staples boys’ basketball team into FCIACS

Marlo Von der Ahe ’20

March 9, 2020

The Staples boys basketball team pulled out a 72-65 win in a season-deciding game on Feb. 26 against Wilton. The Wreckers record prior to the game was 13-6. The game was important to the Wreckers because they needed to win in order to qualify for the FCIAC tournament.   Led by coach Colin Devine, Staples started s...

Girls’ basketball team comes close to big FCIAC win

Girls’ basketball team comes close to big FCIAC win

Charley Guthartz '22

March 9, 2020

The girls’ basketball FCIAC championship game was a true nailbiter but the team took a hard loss again against Ridgefield with a final score of 50-46 going into double overtime.  “It was a really intense and stressful situation. We started off very weak and the other time started off really strong,...

Boys’ basketball defeats FCIAC second seed team in a defining match

Boys’ basketball defeats FCIAC second seed team in a defining match
Boys’ basketball defeats FCIAC second seed team in a defining match

Madison Andrews '20

February 24, 2020

The Staples boys’ basketball team defeated Stamford 72-70 to extend their record this season to 11-3 in the Staples gym on Thursday, Feb. 6.  ...

Students mourn Bryant’s death

Students mourn Bryant’s death

Emma Smith '22

February 24, 2020

NBA player Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on Jan. 26. Following the tragedy, Staples students flooded their social media accounts praising the athlete and his daughter. Students commented on the former Lakers star’s great t...

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