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The Staples boys’ lacrosse team lost to Darien High School on April 28. The final score was 15-10, after being tied at halftime. Darien is currently ranked ninth in the country.

Motivated program atmosphere earns boys’ lacrosse first national ranking at 19th

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

A swarm of players hike up the Bedford hill on their way to Wakeman field to practice. Hours go by and these players are still there, training, practicing, running and communicating to help and motivate...

The SWS season ended in the second round of states against East Catholic ​​High School.

SWS girls’ hockey team creates family bond, finds success on ice

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer March 22, 2022

No matter which town border their home lies in, these athletes come together many mornings and nights and meet at Terry Connor Rink in Stamford, CT. Their hockey team is made of players from Stamford High...

There are hundreds of internships on the list provided by the internship office. There is also an option to do a self-design internship as long as it’s approved by the office.

Release of internship placements excites, stresses seniors

Jess Leon '22, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

As the second semester begins, seniors tend to lose motivation and look forward to summer. But before summer begins, seniors take part in internships.  Internships start on May 15 for all seniors who...

Mia Didio ’22 dribbles the ball from the point guard position after making a three point shot to start off the fourth quarter. This shot put the Wreckers up 23-20 and helped change the momentum of the game.

Second half rally pushes Staples girls’ basketball to be victorious over Darien

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer January 11, 2022

The Staples girls’ basketball team beat Darien 30-28 on Jan. 4 to improve their season record to 2-1.  Late in the third quarter, Mckenzie Didio ’22 made a breakaway layup to tie the score at 20-20....

Francine Stevens ’23 ran in States last season. She placed second in the 100 yard sprint as well as the  200 yard sprint.

Stevens’ speed lands her spot at girls’ track nationals

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer January 4, 2022

When she is not at school, she can almost always be found on the track or field hockey field. Francine Stevens ’23 is a multi-sport athlete who continues to break records during her years at Staples. Stevens...

 The Staples boys lacrosse team ended their season 14-4. They made it to the FCIAC championship but lost against Darien. They are working hard to make sure they see different results this coming season.

Boys’ lacrosse trains hard for redemption

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

For some teams, the off-season is a time when players can relax, mentally prepare or plan potential tactics for the upcoming season. For the boys’ lacrosse team, however, off-season has a different meaning.  The...

The Governors ball, often called Gov Ball, is a music festival taking place this upcoming weekend on Sept. 24-26. It is located at Citi Field in New York City. This year they are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the festival.

Gov Ball proves not worth the COVID-19 risk

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer September 24, 2021

Dancing in a crowd of 150,000 sweaty and rambunctious people while singing in humid weather might sound like fun to some people, but definitely not me. In my eyes, the upcoming festival is undoubtedly...

Superfan Captains lead the school spirit at all school sporting events. Here they rally the fan section at the last Staples football game on Sept. 17 vs St. Joseph. The Wreckers lost 35-14.

Return of sports traditions reinforces sense of community

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

Last year’s sports season was full of missed opportunities and empty crowds. This year, however, Staples students are making up for it by spending weekday afternoons and Friday nights going with groups...

Fall sports preseason begins in August with the first games beginning in the latter part of September or beginning of October.

Fall sports captains develop summer training schedules

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

As the weather begins to get warmer and the spring sports seasons come to an end, students begin transitioning into their summer mindset. Yet, fall athletes can't completely dissociate into summer mode,...

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