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Motorcade brings closure to seniors

Audrey Kercher ’23, Web Arts Editor May 25, 2021

  Staples High School provides a variety of traditions and special days for seniors that are celebrated each school year, but Motorcade stands out above the rest.   Motorcade, characterized...

The Staples boys’ lacrosse team ended the midseason with a 7-3 record.

Midseason boys’ lacrosse report

Carson Kranz '21, Staff Writer May 14, 2021

Midway through the season, the Wreckers boys’ lacrosse team has a winning 7-3 record going into the final part of the season. The season is set to end on May 22 in an away game that will be played...

Henry Dodge ’22 lines up for the opening face off vs. Fairfield Prep.

Boys’ lacrosse fight hard, come up short vs. Fairfield Prep

Max Dorsey ’21, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

Staples boys’ lacrosse played in a back and forth battle against Fairfield prep on Thursday, May 7, but came up short, losing 13-9.  After being down 6-5 at halftime, Staples quickly let up a goal...

Jess Leon ’22 looking to pass the ball in an intense situation during the Staples-Darien game April 30.

Staples defeated by powerhouse Darien

Charley Guthartz '22, Opinions Editor May 4, 2021

The Staples girls’ lacrosse team lost to Darien 16-8 in the annual rivalry game at Darien High School Friday, April 30. Staples began slowly, trailing the Blue Wave 4-0. The offense initially played...

The Wreckers are able to have a normal season with 16 regular season games. They are also able to have two opportunities to take home the championship at the FCIAC and CIAC tournaments.

Darien beats previously undefeated Wreckers

Lexie Moskovit , Staff Writer May 4, 2021

The previously undefeated Staples boys’ lacrosse team lost to Darien 10-7 at home on April 29. The Wreckers were ranked third in the state and the Blue Wave was ranked number one in the state entering...

Girls’ lacrosse captain Julia Diconza ’21 gears up to pass the ball at tryouts for the 2021 season.

COVID sports restrictions continue into spring, but sense of normalcy slowly returns

Phoebe Miller '23, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

Connecticut is springing forward into a new season, and with that, a new season of sports is beginning too. Spring sports practices began on March 27, with first contest dates on April 10, and final...

Marley Lopez ’21 is actively playing in her basketball game back in 2020. Her high school career was one of the best experiences for her, but this year, contact tracing suddenly prohibiting her participation in the last basketball game of her career.

Contact tracing seizes the excitement sports have produced

Sydney Chinitz ’22, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

This past year has been chaotic. The extensive amount of changes that have happened in order to adapt to COVID-19 have affected all different aspects of student lives: classroom experience, social life...

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...

Covid regulations change sports recruitment process

Valerie Dreyfuss’22 and Hannah Kail ’22 November 4, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/valerie-dreyfuss/y2matecom-how-the-recruitment-process-has-changed-due-to-covid-19-1

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