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Staples girls’ volleyball defeats Stamford in comeback match

Staples girls’ volleyball defeats Stamford in comeback match

Madison Andrews '20

October 18, 2019

The Staples girls’ varsity volleyball team defeated Stamford in a close match, 3-2, in the Staples gym on Tuesday, Oct. 16.    The game was dedicated to Rach’ Hope charity, an organization created to honor the life of Rachel Doran. The program raises money to support families with a c...

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...

Girls’ basketball defeats Hall in opening round of state playoffs

Girls’ basketball defeats Hall in opening round of state playoffs

Mark Didio '20

March 12, 2019

The Staples girls’ varsity basketball team defeated the Hall Warriors 39-35 in the first round of the CIAC state class LL playoffs Captain Elle Fair ’19 led the Wreckers with 18 points, hitting multiple threes that led Staples’ offense in the first half. “Elle just played lights out,”...

Boys’ basketball falls to Fairfield Ludlowe

Boys’ basketball falls to Fairfield Ludlowe

Kevin Rabacs '19

February 25, 2019

Staples boys’ basketball fell to Ludlowe 57-26 on Monday Feb. 13. After a low scoring first half, the Falcons outscored the Wreckers 32-12 in the second half, shooting very well beyond the three-point line. “I think Ludlowe’s length posed problems for us and we just had an incredibly difficult...

High Hopes for the Staples Baseball Team

High Hopes for the Staples Baseball Team

March 17, 2017

By: Elliot Kaufman ’19 As the weather warms up and the jam-packed spring season starts, the Staples Wreckers varsity baseball team hopes to bounce back from its moderate season last year. After finishing last season at an even 10-10 record, the team hopes to utilize the underclassmen and dynamic...

Girls’ and Boys’ track run at State Opens

Girls’ and Boys’ track run at State Opens

Jack Zeldes, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

On Saturday Feb. 20, while most Staples students were enjoying their vacations, the girls’ and boys’ track teams had other ideas. Running at the annual State Opens in New Haven, the boys raced to a sixth place finish while the girls placed in seventh. The boys, led by Yale bound James Lewis ‘16...

Lady Wreckers Fall Without Flaherty in FCIAC Semi-Final

Lady Wreckers Fall Without Flaherty in FCIAC Semi-Final

May 24, 2011

On Monday the Staples girls' lacrosse team played in its first ever FCIAC semi-final. The problem for Coach Cathy Schager is that the team's leading scorer Maeve Flaherty '12 did not have a stick in her hands. The junior center was suspended prior to the game for violating CIAC rules and Flaherty's absence proved to be a devastating blow as Staples fell...

CIAC Football Playoffs Need to Consider the Players

December 4, 2009

DJ Sixsmith '11 Sports Editor We are in the middle of he CIAC Football state playoffs, and as it stands right now, four teams qualified from each of the six divisons. This year the semi-finals are Dec. 1 and the state finals follow three days later. There is a problem here. With Staples holdi...

Penalty: Boys’ Soccer Maneuvers through Yellow Card Probation, Hopes to Sustain Winning Record

October 30, 2009

After receiving notice from the CIAC that the Staples varsity soccer team would be under probation for receiving 16 yellow cards in one season, Coach Dan Woog knew that changes needed to be made. The probation stated that if the soccer team receives a total of 12 yellow cards or more, it will be disqualified...

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