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Staples Super Super Bowl traditions

Staples Super Super Bowl traditions

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer February 16, 2022

  Super Bowl Sunday, the most celebrated day in sports history, was on Feb. 13, and football fans from all over the country geared  up to watch the big game. But what traditions did they do...

Since 2011, the University of Connecticut Football team has not had a single winning season. As Connecticut’s national representative for sports, UConn must improve their record and financial practices for the sake of state pride.

UConn Football Team poorly represents Connecticut

Jake Fitzpatrick ’22, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

Since Connecticut does not have a notable professional sports team, our main athletic representative on the national stage is the University of Connecticut. Over 100 students from Staples are accepted...

Superfans cheer on Wreckers through themed games

Superfans cheer on Wreckers through themed games

Ella Stoler ’22, Photostory November 3, 2021

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Wreckers beat Trumbull in home opener football game

Wreckers beat Trumbull in home opener football game

Hannah Kail ’22, Staff Writer September 19, 2021

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The Wreckers hit the field for the first home scrimmage of the 2021 football season.

Wreckers defeat McMahon

Jalen St.Fortt September 19, 2021

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Because not all students have access to weight sets, coaches have offered workouts that do not require equipment or that only require household items like a chair. They must get creative to see the same gains that they would be making back in the weight room.

Staples athletes adapt to virtual workouts

Aidan Rogers ’22 November 25, 2020

Lifting and conditioning create an atmosphere of hard work, grit and passion at the center of athletics at Staples. While not actively playing a sport during these sessions, players can still improve their...

Alan Fiore (right) looks on to Loeffler Field prior to a contest against Ridgefield, in which he scored two of his four goals so far on the year.

Strong senior athletes dominate fall sports

Jake Gersh ’21 October 29, 2020

With temperatures dropping and athletes becoming more acclimated to the COVID-19 regulations, the competition for fall sports is beginning to trend upward. Henry Beck ’21, of the Staples football team;...

Football players demonstrate disgust towards CIAC

Football players demonstrate disgust towards CIAC

Abigail Nevin ’23 October 13, 2020

In early September, it was announced by the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) that it is unsafe for the fall high school football season to take place this year. In response, many...

NFL Redzone running seven hours of commercial free football as Staples students tune in.

In 2020: The year of unpredictable, NFL Sundays provide a constant

Max Dorsey ’21 October 12, 2020

This year has been a trip. Almost nothing has felt normal, and almost nothing is normal. Relying on normal aspects of life like school and after school sports and activities can prove to be a let down...

Jake Thaw ’20 playing football as a Staples Wrecker.

Thaw prepares to debut at Michigan

Jess Leon ’22 October 5, 2020

Jake Thaw’s ’20 first season in the Big 10 is on. The Big 10 announced they will go on with having a modified football season despite COVID-19 concerns. Thaw is a freshman on The University of...

High school football players protest in Hartford over season’s cancellation

Cameron Manna '21, Staff Writer September 11, 2020

High school football players from across the state assembled on the steps of the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford on Wednesday to protest the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (CIAC)...

Staples soccer seniors hope that despite pandemic, 2020 season will be played.

The decision on the upcoming year of fall sports

Carson Kranz ’21 May 22, 2020

With the coronavirus calling an end to the 2019-2020 school year, it also brought the end of spring sports. The cancelling of all 2020 spring sports has been devastating for all seniors and athletes who...

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