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Staples football falls to the Tigers

Staples football falls to the Tigers

Carson Kranz '21, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

The Staples Wreckers varsity football team lost 7-0 to the Ridgefield Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 28.  Senior quarterback Jake Thaw ’20, briefly playing in place of Jackson Zager ’21, threw an interception at midfield with three minutes left, ending Staples’ potential game-tying drive. The T...

Thaw, Wreckers put an end to eight game skid

Thaw, Wreckers put an end to eight game skid

January 25, 2018

By: Zach Strober '19   The Wrecker’s boys’ basketball team beat rival Greenwich Cardinals by a score of 51 to 39 in front of a large crowd in the Staples gym on Friday Jan. 19. The win improved the Wreckers’ record to 2-8, while also snapping their eight game losing streak. The loss d...

Staples boys’ basketball suffers tough loss To Wilton

Staples boys’ basketball suffers tough loss To Wilton

January 17, 2018

By: Chris Andrews ’18 & Jacob Kogan ’18   The Staples boys’ basketball game against Wilton resulted in a tough loss with a score of 85-65 at the Staples gym on Tuesday, Jan. 9. “I thought our offense went as smoothly and efficiently as it had all year and scoring over 60 points is...

HQ trivia is the game show of the future

HQ trivia is the game show of the future

January 16, 2018

By Isabella Bullock '19 Five, four, three, two, one and the game begins. Hundreds of thousands of players log on to compete for the prize. There’s a constant rush of rapid, flashing moving images in all areas of the screen, but the players are focused. They came there to win. In August, an app fo...

Addicted to AA

Addicted to AA

Alexa Davis, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015

The common noises that I hear as I roam around the crowded cafeteria early in the morning have changed from the silent yawns of tired seniors to the constant yelling of swear words and angry mannerisms. What could have caused all of this ruckus in such a short amount of time? I suddenly realized that...

College teams tackle professional leagues

Adam Kaplan, Sports Editor

November 10, 2014

One hundred yards long, 53 yards wide– between the white lines there is very little difference between college and NFL football. Sure, in college you only need one foot in-bounds to make a catch and in the NFL you need two, but the real difference lies off the gridiron. I’ve been watching NFL...

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...

Bauer Leads Wreckers Baseball to Third Straight Victory over Norwich Free Academy 5-1

Bauer Leads Wreckers Baseball to Third Straight Victory over Norwich Free Academy 5-1

May 15, 2011

After picking up a big win against St. Joe's on Friday, the Wreckers continued their hot streak as Alex Bauer '11 gave up just one run in four innings and Brendan Bernstein and Ben Lipper each homered to help Staples cruise to a 5-1 win over NFA on Senior Day. Despite having only pitched 3 2/3 innings before Saturday, Bauer baffled the Wi...

Staples Boys Volleyball Comes from Behind in Fourth Game to Defeat Ridgefield

Staples Boys Volleyball Comes from Behind in Fourth Game to Defeat Ridgefield

May 14, 2011

Stevie Klein '12 Editor-in-Chief On Wednesday, May 11, the Staples boys volleyball team defeated Ridgefield 3-1 (25-13, 25-17, 22-25, 27-25) with a comeback from an 8-point deficit in the fourth game. It seemed as if Ridgefield would bring them to a fifth game, with a lead of 19-11 in the fourth game. How...

The icy truth behind the 1985 NBA draft lottery

The icy truth behind the 1985 NBA draft lottery

December 22, 2010

The Player Patrick Ewing was a standout in his four years for the Georgetown Hoyas. He brought his team to the NCAA Championship game three out of the four years he played, winning in one of those appearances. At seven feet tall, Ewing was a force to be reckoned with, one of the most terrifyingly good college players in history. Ewing won the ...

Staples Boys Hockey improves to 2-0 with win over Joel Barlowe

Staples Boys Hockey improves to 2-0 with win over Joel Barlowe

December 21, 2010

Emily Goldberg '12 Web News Editor Alternate captain and starting goalie Luke Andriuk '11 prepares himself for the Falcons attack. | Photo contributed by Anna Andriuk The Staples Co-op boys hockey team improved their record to 2-0 on Dec. 18 when they faced off against the Joel Barlow Falcons at the S...

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