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Staples Leaps Over Trinity Catholic

Staples Leaps Over Trinity Catholic

December 17, 2010

Haley Randich '14 Staff Writer The Staples Varsity basketball team utilized excellent defense and offense to win against Trinity Catholic 71-57. It marks the team’s first victory this season. The game started with back and forth scoring by the teams, but shortly into the first half, Staples hit their stride and pulled ahea...

Staples Boys' Soccer Advances to Quarterfinals in 2-1 Overtime Victory

Staples Boys' Soccer Advances to Quarterfinals in 2-1 Overtime Victory

November 11, 2010

The Wreckers boys soccer team defeated the Guilford Indians 2-1 in overtime. They now move on to the quarterfinals of the Class LL tournament. For the first half of the game featured a defensive struggle as the defenses of both teams showed up to play. There was little offensive acti...

Staples Field Hockey loses 3-1 to Fairfield Ludlowe in First Round of State Playoffs

Staples Field Hockey loses 3-1 to Fairfield Ludlowe in First Round of State Playoffs

November 11, 2010

Alexandra O'Kane '13 Staff Writer The Staples varsity field hockey team lost to Fairfield Ludlowe by a score of 3-1 in the first round of the state tournament on Wednesday. Despite the losing effort, the team gave Fairfield a tough game by holding the Falcons scoreless in the second half. Aft...

Staples Survives Scare on Homecoming 35-10

Staples Survives Scare on Homecoming 35-10

October 30, 2010

Cheered on by enthusiastic fans, the Staples Wreckers soundly defeated the Fairfield Ludlowe Falcons at the 2010 Homecoming football game 35-10. Key players included running back Tyler Jacobs '11, wide receiver Jason Mawicke '11, and quarterback Chester Pajolek '11, who was taken out during the game due to a leg injury and replaced by freshman Jack Massie '14. In the early minutes of the game, neither team was able to gain a clear advantage; though the Falcons won the coin...

Staples Football Rolls to 42-20 Victory Over Harding

Staples Football Rolls to 42-20 Victory Over Harding

October 24, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Web Sports Editor With Trumbull, Central and New Canaan all losing this weekend, the Wreckers strengthened their drive to the FCIAC championship game with a 42-20 victory over the Harding High School Presidents. Led by senior running back Tyler Jacobs and his three touchdown...

Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse Trumps Trumbull 14-6

TRAP: Ali Crofts '12 puts herself in a position to make a play on the ball

April 16, 2010

Dana Rappaport ’11 Web Opinions Editor Friday, Apr. 9, Staples girls’ lacrosse opened their season with a 14-6 victory over the Trumbull High School. Jessie Ambrose ’12, Ali Crofts ’12, Adele Mackey ’12, and Nicole Seo ’11 offensively led the team, each with a hat trick – or three ...

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February 24, 2010

Kelsey Landauer ‘12 Staff Writer The one place that you can see your classmates without any pants on—the Staples Pool house. This chlorine-filled haven is not only a great way to cool down and relax  in the middle of the day but also a graduation requirement. Staples requires that every student part...

Girls’ Basketball Falls Short in Battle of FCIAC Power

DISH THE ROCK: Remy Nolan ’12 looks for Maddy Krakowiak ’10 inside painted area. | Photo by Madeline Hardy '11

February 24, 2010

Michael Nussbaum '11 Sports EditorOn Feb. 2, the Staples Girls’ varsity basketball team fell to 11–5 on the season with a 38–26 loss to the Stamford Black Knights, who improved to 11–2 on the season. The story of the game was Staples’ lack of execution on the offensive end, along with being “...

Boys Hoops Tames Tigers

Coach Colin Devine outlines a play to lone Wrecker senior brendan Rankowitz on senior night. Photo courtesy of Staplesbasketball.com (Elaine Rankowitz)

February 23, 2010

Jack Hennessy Web Sports Editor Staples Boys hoops captured a thrilling overtime victory Monday over Ridgefield to keep their FCIAC playoff hopes alive. The Wreckers, who must win out to have a shot at the post season, beat the Tigers 79-74 in dramatic fashion. Read More »...

NFL Midseason Report

Courtesy of sxc.hu

November 13, 2009

No matter how much you think you know about the NFL, nobody could have predicted what would happen in the first half of the 2009 NFL season. Cincinnati being tied for first place in the AFC North? Tennessee starting off the 2009 season with an 0-7 record after having the best record in 2008 at 13-3? Who saw La...

Girls Varsity Soccer loses 2-0 to Greenwich

Kelly Bohling '11 works hard to defend her goal.| Photo by Eric Essagof '12

November 11, 2009

Lila Epstein '10 and Kate McNee '11 Editor-In-Chief and Copy Editor On Oct. 29 the Staples Girls Varsity Soccer team lost 2-0 to Greenwich. The team was also celebrating their senior day on the same day. The underclassman in the Girls’ Soccer program worked hard to honor and apprecia...

Staples Soccer Wins 4-1, Set to Meet Newtown in 2nd Round of States

Brendan Lesch battles a Conard Chieftan for the ball in Staples' first round state tournament victory. Photo courtesy of Staplessoccer.com (Carl McNair)

November 10, 2009

Dustin Dobbs ’10 Sports Editor Many people did not know what to expect in Staples’ State Playoff opener. Would the emotions be flying high from the FCIAC Championship? Will they play down to the lower seeded team? Who the heck is Conard High School? It was apparent that the Wreckers did not want to disappoint a single fan in the stands, nonetheless anyone in...

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