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Omaha! or Oh No

Omaha! or Oh No

Kelsey Shockey, Web Sports Editor

February 3, 2014

The Super Bowl is the day when football fans sit back on the couch, have some nachos, and gather around the TV with friends and family to watch the most thrilling part of the football season. But what made this Super Bowl so unusual? There was barely any competition. Let’s face it, the Broncos were...

Recreation(Rec) Basketball is Hardcore

Recreation(Rec) Basketball is Hardcore

Kelsey Shockey, Web Sports Editor

January 12, 2014

On Thursday night, the Staples rec basketball teams played their first game in the field house after it was cancelled last week from the snow. “Everyone was anxious to start playing, so it was refreshing to get back in it,”Nick DeDomenico’14 said. The players certainly had their game faces on and ...

Staples boys’ basketball vs. Greenwich

Staples boys’ basketball vs. Greenwich

Kelsey Shockey, Web Sports Editor

January 8, 2014

It was certainly a tight and jam packed game for the Staples boys’ basketball team on Tuesday night, at first. Heads from the audience were bopping back and forth, left to right, following the high-speed action, and, there was a powerful aura of intensity in the gym. Just in the first minute of the game...

Girls’ Basketball Preview

Girls’ Basketball Preview

Kelsey Shockey, Web Sports Editor

December 16, 2013

The Staples girls’ basketball team is in full swing and they’re more than ready for a new season. “This is going to be a fresh start and we are calling this new beginnings. In our last season, we broke our 30 year streak of getting into the state tournament,” Maggie Fair’15 said. Natasja Geor...

Is Lab Lunch Detrimental?

Is Lab Lunch Detrimental?

Kelsey Shockey, Web Sports Editor

December 4, 2013

After a packed morning of academic classes, the last thing you want to do is go to lab lunch, especially if a lab isn’t being done anyway. “Sciences need time to do labs. But if a lab isn’t being done, then I don't understand why they still require lab lunch,” Faye Osgood’14 said. So could i...

Light up the night: Staying safe when the sun goes down

Kelsey Shockey, Web Sports Editor

December 2, 2013

Whether running is a daily routine or an activity just for fun, many students and adults do it to keep them in shape. Sometimes runners  go out of their way to run in the dark early in the morning or later at night. They’re even crazy enough to run when it’s pouring rain or snowing outside. This...

Dirty vs. Clean Humor

Dirty vs. Clean Humor

Kelsey Shockey, Web Sports Editor

November 20, 2013

It seems as though in this day and age, many people enjoy watching TV shows that are humorous but that are also just plain dirty  and inappropriate. A great  example of this is “Two Broke Girls.” Though it’s about two girls who are broke and work in a restaurant to make money for their cupca...

The YMCA lives on past Sandy

Kelsey Shockey, Web Sports Editor

November 10, 2013

When thinking about the fall, people usually think about how the leaves change, how bad their allergies are, and everyone’s favorite holiday, Halloween. However, now the great majority of the northeast can associate this season with Hurricane Sandy, which devastated many citizens on Oct. 25th of last y...

Boys’ Soccer Practices Make Perfect

Kelsey Shockey, Sports Editor

October 4, 2013

The Staples boys’ soccer team has been prepared all year, especially when it comes to working out. During practice, the players work on  defense, shooting, and other team skills. Their favorite drills are called “Team Trains the Keeper” and “Shoot the Moon,” which is when the team splits...

Should Red and Whites be more traditional?

Should Red and Whites be more traditional?

Kelsey Shockey, Web Sports Editor

October 1, 2013

First of all, I love dances, so just thinking about Red and Whites is exciting. Even though it is in January, I already asked who I wanted to go with and thankfully, he said yes. However, there is one little dilemma that keeps coming to mind. Although Red and Whites and Counties are known as the ...

Boys’ Soccer Rises To The Top

Boys’ Soccer Rises To The Top

Kelsey Shockey, Web Sports Editor

September 25, 2013

The Staples boy’s soccer team is certainly keeping the winning streak rolling after winning 1-0 against Central High School on Monday. “We let that game against Ridgefield motivate us to never have any more ties again .We need to play our best every game,”  said Graham Gudis’16. Now that it is fall,...

Girls’ Volleyball Hits Hard

Girls’ Volleyball Hits Hard

Kelsey Shockey, Web Sports Editor

September 16, 2013

Hit, bump, spike, the girls’ volleyball team took the court like pros on Thursday, especially considering that it was the first game of the season. “This game was  really special. I had to take off an entire year from playing indoor volleyball because I got a severe concussion while playing beac...

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