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Winter sports athletes respond to CIAC announcement

The girls’ basketball team finished their 2019-2020 season with an overall record of 18-2. After losing five seniors, this team has been working hard this off season to have another dominant season.
November 23, 2020

In a year full of uncertainties, the athletes of Staples High School hoped their sports season would carry on as normal. But the CIAC recently announced their decision to postpone winter sports until Jan....

Students express desire for continuation of sports

The National Basketball Association seeks approval for return to sports without fans in the crowd.
May 22, 2020

The NBA was affected by coronavirus the most with almost 50 cases around the league, and their season has been postponed for two months now. There are many factors that go into the possible continuation...

Episode three of ‘The Last Dance’ surprises basketball fans across the world

Michael Jordan drives to the hoop with determination
May 18, 2020

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‘The Last Dance’ provides reprieve for sports fans worldwide

With two episodes each Sunday for the next five weeks, sports fans have something to look forward to in the short-term.
April 27, 2020

On the day LeBron James and the Cavaliers celebrated the first championship in Cleveland in over 50 years, Michael Jordan finally agreed to make a documentary using footage very little people had seen....

Basketball fans react to alternative NBA entertainment

The NBA makes use of their own Xbox game by showing pro basketball players competing in NBA2k20. While they cannot play, sports leagues have looked to alternative forms of entertainment for their viewers.
April 24, 2020

Due to the current state of the novel COVID-19 virus outbreak, the National Basketball Association (NBA) has remained in suspension since an initial 30-day closure on March 11. While the teams are unable...

Rec basketball ends in heartbreak for seniors

Students played basketball at Compo beach to compensate for the loss of rec basketball.
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...

Winter sports teams celebrate successes, reflect on season

Both the boys' and girls' ski teams saw a successful season this year.
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...

Staples girls’ basketball moves on in the state championship

Staples girls
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

The Wreckers boys' basketball team pulled out a 72-65 win in a season-deciding game on Feb. 26 against Wilton sending them into FCIACS.
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...

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