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Staples High School defeated Bassick High School by a whopping 42 points as Wreckers defeated the Lions by a score of 84-42. (Photo by William Murray 25)

Boys’ basketball trounces Bassick in straightforward win

William Murray ’25, Web Sports Editor February 19, 2024

The Staples boys’ basketball team won by their largest margin of victory on Friday night at Staples High School, defeating the Bassick Lions by 42 points in a one-sided, 84-42 matchup. Staples never...

Despite the loss, Staples boys’ basketball had a record-breaking season. (Photo by Mark Sikorski)

Boys’ basketball caps off historic season with tough loss at Mohegan Sun Arena

William Murray ’25, Web Sports Editor March 27, 2023

Each year, the Connecticut high school basketball teams who reach the state finals earn the reward to play the game at Mohegan Sun Arena. In the Division II state boys championship game, Staples High School...

The Wreckers overcame a lot this year, and while they exited earlier than expected, it was a great season.

Staples boys’ basketball team goes down in first round

Jake Gersh ’21, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

The Staples boys’ basketball team was stunned in their home gym on March 16, dropping the first round FCIAC playoff matchup 56-53 to Bassick. The Wreckers came into the affair as the third seed, while...

Lucas Basich ’21 was named a captain for this upcoming season. He has been an integral part of the team for the last two years.

Boys’ basketball prepares for a different season

Jake Gersh ’21 December 7, 2020

The Staples boys’ basketball team is preparing for anything in a season filled with uncertainty. Recently, it was announced that the season would look a little differently than expected. In mid-November,...

The Staples girls’ basketball team celebrated their win against Norwalk High School during the FCIAC tournament. Their season has been cut short due to the cancelation of the CIAC tournament.

Winter sports tournaments canceled due to COVID-19 threat

Molly Gold '21, Staff Writer March 10, 2020

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has canceled all remaining state tournament games due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19.  In an email sent out by the CIAC on...

A season in review: boys’ basketball highlight the future

A season in review: boys’ basketball highlight the future

March 19, 2018

By Jonathan Kaner '18 and Alex Reiner '18

Boys basketball falls to Fairfield Warde at home

Boys’ basketball falls to Fairfield Warde at home

January 9, 2017

By; Rebecca Rawiszer

Wilton defeats Staples boys basketball 81-62 (in photos)

Wilton defeats Staples boys’ basketball 81-62 (in photos)

December 30, 2016

By: Fritz Schemel Wilton defeated Staples in boys' basketball on Thursday, Dec. 29. The game was the championship of the Staples Holiday Classic. The two teams met in last year's tournament semifinal,...

Boys Basketball vs. New Canaan

Boys’ Basketball vs. New Canaan

December 27, 2016

By: Shane Rabacs

Staples boys’ basketball vs. Greenwich

Staples boys’ basketball vs. Greenwich

Kelsey Shockey, Web Sports Editor January 8, 2014

It was certainly a tight and jam packed game for the Staples boys’ basketball team on Tuesday night, at first. Heads from the audience were bopping back and forth, left to right, following the high-speed...

Surviving the Cut

May 18, 2011
Will McDonald '14 explores the tryout process, and what athletes do in reaction to the decision.
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