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Boys’ lacrosse shuts down Westhill on senior day

Boys' lacrosse shuts down Westhill on senior day

May 15, 2018

By Zach Feinstein '18 The Staples boys’ lacrosse team defeated the Westhill Vikings 15-0 on senior night to improve to a 8-3 record in the conference (9-4 overall). Before the game, seniors were honored with their families during their senior night celebration. “Senior day meant a lot for ...

Baseball Shuts Out New Canaan, Advances to FCIAC Semifinals

Baseball Shuts Out New Canaan, Advances to FCIAC Semifinals

May 26, 2011

Caitlyn Rand '13 and Claire O'Halloran '13 Staff Writer and Web Features Editor Gau '11 contributed to the team's defense, averaging one strike-out per inning. | Photos by Caitlyn Rand '13 After ending the regular season with a solid record of 15-5, the Staples baseball team faced New Canaan in the FCIAC quarterfinals on their home field, and walked away with a ...

Jacobs leads Wreckers to 35-6 victory over Norwalk

Quarterback Chester Pajolek '11 fakes the hand off to running back Tyler Jacobs '11 in the Wreckers 35-6 victory over the Norwalk Bears. |Photo by Eric Essagof '12

September 25, 2010

Brendan Rand '11 News Editor     The Wreckers  improved to 2-0 Friday night with a 35-6 blowout win over the Norwalk Bears at Testa Field. Tyler Jacobs ’11 led the way on offense, defense, and special teams, racking up 71 rushing yards, intercepting three Norwalk passes, and retur...

Staples Boys’ Lax Rolls to 12-0 win over Newington in Class L State Playoffs

Quad Captain Kip Orban '11 sidesteps a defender on his way to the goal. | Photo by Meghan Prior '11

June 3, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Web Sports Editor After being upset by St. Joes in the first round of the FCIAC playoffs last week, the Staples boys' lacrosse team bounced back and beat Newington High School by the final score of 12-0 in the first round of the Class L state playoffs. Behind hat tricks from senior quad captain Nate Greenb...

Boys’ Lacrosse Revamps Finishes Regular Season 16-0

Boys’ Lacrosse Revamps Finishes Regular Season 16-0

May 28, 2010

Shannon Moss '11 Staff Writer After finishing 10-8 last season, the Staples boys’ lacrosse team was looking to turn a good team into an even better team. This season, they have done just that. The Wrecker’s surged into the beginning of the season crushing top FCIAC contenders, including powerhouse Ridgefield in an...

Softball Preview

March 26, 2010

Jack Hennessy Web Sports Editor  All of the FCIAC, and state for that matter, should look out for a reloaded Staples girls softball team. Read More »...

The Winter’s Finest

SHOOT TO SCORE: Varsity player Jenn Hoets ’11 made a lasting impression in her first year on the team. “She helped out with basically everything standing job on both offense and defense,” said Head Coach Daivd Rollison.

March 12, 2010

Becca Bobrow '11 Opinions Editor New to the girls’ ice hockey team this year, Jenn Hoets ’11 really made the most of her rookie season. She was fast on the puck, and as Head Coach David Rollison said “dumped it in when she was supposed to,” which was a huge asset to the team. He...

Wreckers Drop Season Opener to Central

Wreckers Drop Season Opener to Central

December 22, 2009

Matt Hawes ’10 Staff Writer  On Dec. 16, the basketball team was overmatched as they dropped their opener to the Central Hilltoppers 38-83. Read More »...

Giants Unable to Blow Season as They Sweep Cowboys

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December 7, 2009

Eric Essagof '12 and Brendan Rand '11 Staff Writers The Cowboys could not hammer the final nail into the coffin that is the Giants season. They blew it 24-17 in a game that Big Blue had no place in winning. Not that we are complaining or anything. It’s just that the Cowboys should have won this game fo...

Jets Continue To Collapse: Are Their Chances of a Postseason Done?

November 16, 2009

Cole Tessler '11 Staff Writer Well Jet fans, the Jets playoff hopes are officially on life support after the Jets lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-22. The New York defense showed everyone that they can play well but that when it comes down to crunch time, they aren’t as good as they say. The...

Welcome to Heartbreak

November 11, 2009

Brendan Rand '11 Staff Writer Kanye West’s song title from his album “808’s and Heartbreak” is only fitting after the Giants’ last second 21-20 home loss to the San Diego Chargers. After starting 5-0, the Giants are now 5-4. The Giants actually had the lead late in this one, having ...

Memo to Giants Fans: PANIC!

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November 2, 2009

Brendan Rand ‘11 Staff Writer I’m at a loss for words, really. There’s only so much that can be said about the New York Giants after Sunday’s dreadful 40-17 loss in Philadelphia. This now creates a three game losing streak that started after the Giants’ 5-0 start to the 2009 season. ...

Giants Not Quite There Against Cardinals

October 26, 2009

Brendan Rand '11 Staff Writer After starting out as one of the best teams in the NFL with a 5-0 record, the Giants now have a huge puzzle to solve. Last nights disgraceful 24-17 home loss to the Arizona Cardinals on national television has aroused questions as whether the Giants are actually for...

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