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Staples athletes use sports as a pathway to the future

Staples athletes use sports as a pathway to the future

October 12, 2016

With the start of the school year, seniors have many things to look forward to. Although a long and heart-wrenching development, the college process can determine the future for many Staples students. For some of those college-bound students, the process is very much a different one. A small numbe...

Staples and Greenwich battle on Thanksgiving

Staples and Greenwich battle on Thanksgiving

Thomas Nealon, Staff Writer

November 13, 2014

For 93 years now, Americans have maintained the tradition of watching professional football games on Thanksgiving.  At Staples, there is a similar tradition; the Wreckers football team challenges Greenwich to a crucial end-of-the-season game on Thanksgiving Day. The tradition of the Thanksgiving...

Assistant coaches fuel Staples football

Assistant coaches fuel Staples football

Anders Hovstadius, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

Marce Petroccio, better known as Coach P among Staples Students, has led the Wreckers football team to many wins; however, he may not have been able to win all these years without the help of Staples’ incredible assistant coaches.  Despite being relatively unknown as football coaches, these men have...

Staples’ games collide with spooky spirit on Halloween

Will Dumke, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

While the Staples football team has fought through some scary weather, this year’s game against Trumbull is sure to be spooky as it falls on Halloween. For the first time in years, the intensity of football and the celebration of Halloween collide on the same night. The fans, the players and even...

Fitton the football phenom

Fitton the football phenom

Jimmy Ray Stagg, Web Sports Editor

October 10, 2014

At 6’5”, it’s pretty hard to miss Ryan Fitton ’17 rising above stray heads in the hallway. However, he’s more than just an imposing presence. He alone holds bragging rights for one impressive title. Fitton is the starting punter for the Staples Wreckers varsity football team, a job he earned...

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