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The boys lacrosse team poses after their triumph over Darien to win their first ever FCIAC championship 7-6 on May 23.

Boys’ lacrosse wins first FCIAC championship in program history

Samantha Sandrew '25 and Andi Jacobs '26 June 4, 2024

The Staples boys’ lacrosse team won their first FCIAC championship in program history with Adam Udell ’25 scoring the winning goal against Darien in overtime to make the score 7-6. The game took place...

The Staples Wreckers baseball team was defeated 6-4 by the Fairfield Warde Mustangs on Friday, May 3.

Staples baseball falls to top-seeded Fairfield Warde in tight battle

William Murray ’25, Web Sports Editor May 9, 2024

The Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (FCIAC) top-seeded Fairfield Warde Mustangs defeated the Staples Wreckers 6-4 on May 3, handing Staples their sixth loss of the season and fourth...

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...

The Staples Wreckers fell to the Ridgefield Tigers 48-46 in a thrilling matchup. (Photo by William Murray ’25)

Boys’ basketball handed first loss of season in tight matchup against Ridgefield

William Murray ’25, Web Sports Editor January 12, 2024

The Staples Wreckers were narrowly defeated, 48-46, by the Ridgefield Tigers in their opening game of FCIAC play. After making a run to the state championship in the 2022-23 season, Coach Goldshore...

The Staples Varsity Cheerleading top stunt group gets ready for tryouts.

Staples varsity cheerleading holds first ever competition team tryouts

Nash Teran '25 October 26, 2023

Staples varsity cheerleading held competition team tryouts for the first time ever on Friday, Oct. 13. In past years, athletes were hand-picked by the cheer coaches to be on the competition team. However,...

Staples boys’ soccer took down Warde 3-0 at Fairfield Warde High School. (Photo by William Murray 25)

Staples cruises past Fairfield Warde in fiery battle

William Murray ’25, Web Sports Editor October 8, 2023

The blazing hot Staples boys’ soccer team kept their unbeaten season alive as they defeated Fairfield Warde 3-0 this past Friday, Oct. 6 in an under-the-lights contest. A pair of goals from Emmett...

The Staples Wreckers and the Stamford Black Knights squared off in a tight FCIAC battle; the game finished 1-1. (Photo by William Murray 25)

Boys’ soccer drops first points of season, tie Stamford

William Murray ’25, Web Sports Editor September 25, 2023

Two FCIAC powerhouses in the Staples Wreckers and the Stamford Black Knights squared off on Sept. 21 resulting in a 1-1 contest. The match was tight all the way through, with both teams showing good...

Beyond just the entertainment of the games, March Madness brings people together through brackets, where people try to correctly pick the outcome of each game. (Photo by William Murray 25)

Excitement brews as March Madness nears

William Murray '25, Web Sports Editor March 7, 2023

Each year, a bracket of 68 men's college basketball teams make up March Madness, an event widely regarded as one of the most exciting sporting events in the United States. From overtime thrillers, to underdog...

Charlie Honig ’23 shoots two at the free throw line with just over a minute left in regulation time (Photo by William Murray 25)

Boys’ basketball narrowly falls to Wilton in instant classic

William Murray ’25, Web Sports Editor February 6, 2023

The Staples Wreckers boys’ basketball team suffered their third defeat of the season, losing 69-68 in an overtime thriller against the Wilton Warriors on Jan. 31. Led by Cody Sale ’23, who notched...

The Wreckers celebrate the final buzzer sounding, signaling their victory. (Photo by Mark Sikorski)

Staples boys’ basketball prevails over Ludlowe in straight-forward victory

Tristan Gonzalez '24, Web Sports Editor January 31, 2023

The Staples Wreckers boys’ basketball team rolled past the Fairfield Ludlowe Falcons in convincing manner on Jan. 27, with the game ending 60-34 in favor of the Wreckers. The Wreckers put on a dominant...

Kathryn Asiel ’24 and Sofia Fidalgo ’25 are announced as next seasons 2023 Staples girls varsity field hockey captains at the annual end of season banquet by coach Ian Tapsall.

Through thick and thin, Kathryn Asiel fiercely works her way to captain

Indie Ahl '24, Assistant Business Manager January 18, 2023

After a swift swing at the ball and an upward deflection off her stick, Kathryn Asiel ’24 is uppercutted with a rock-hard field hockey ball directly to the face. Asiel suffered a broken nose and a concussion...

Girls’ soccer played St. Joseph’s in the FCIAC finals, losing with a final score of 1-3

Girls’ soccer defeated by St. Joseph in FCIAC final

Genevieve Frucht ’24, Editor in Chief November 11, 2022

Coming off an FCIAC win in 2021, girls’ soccer lost to St. Joseph’s in the final round this year on Nov. 3. The game was played at a neutral site, Wilton High School, with a final score of 1-3.  Girls’...

Despite the high levels of economic discrepancy between neighboring towns, no action has been taken to bridge the gap in access to sports resources.

Report highlights impact of wealth inequality on state championships in Connecticut

Talia Moskowitz ’24, Web Sports Editor October 19, 2022

In every inspirational sports movie, the coach sits the losing team down at half time in the locker room and delivers one message: with enough hard work and perseverance, the underdogs can still win the...

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