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CIAC winter sports decision distressing, yet necessary

As of Nov. 17, the CIAC has postponed winter sports until Jan. 19, which can potentially be pushed back further depending on Connecticut’s COVID cases in the following months.
November 23, 2020

It’s that time of year again to lace up my spikes, bond with fellow athletes over pre-race stress and sprint around various tri-state area tracks that share an identical rubber scent. No matter the results,...

Staples basketball continues their undefeated season as they improve to 7-0

Staples Boys' Basketball game
January 27, 2020

After a huge win for the Staples boys varsity team the Wreckers are now 7-0 and playing with fire. The game took place on Friday Jan. 10 and the stands were packed for the 66-59 win over the best team...

Staples football returns fresh from bye week

The Wreckers used the bye week to focus on defensive strategies for their upcoming game.
October 22, 2019

After a week off, the Staples boys’ football team returns to action this week with an away game against North Haven. However, the Wreckers used the bye week a little differently than most teams would. “A...

Winter sports gear up for strong seasons

Winter sports gear up for strong seasons
December 16, 2016

By: Rebecca Rawiszer Boys basketball: After a 7-13 season in 2015, the Staples boys’ basketball team is looking to bounce back this year. Despite the loss of a few remarkable players such as Dylan...

[Nov. 2016 Features] SEASONAL BLUES–Moods fall with season’s change

November 22, 2016

By Izzy Blansfield ’18   As it gets darker and the days get shorter and colder, some Staples students feel the blues. “Every fall and winter I experience a major change in my overall...

[Sept. 2016 Sports] Varsity field hockey executes new style of play in hopes of achieving season goals

October 11, 2016

By Izzy Blansfield '18 Sports Editor The Staples girls’ varsity field hockey team, led by second year coach Ian Tapsall, will execute a new style of play this season. “Coach Tapsall has made...

[Sept. 2016 Opinions] Summer take me back

October 11, 2016

By Jesse Levinson '17 Web Opinions Editor A month has passed since I last basked in your warm embrace. My skin, once a nearly bronze complexion, now engulfs my body in a pale crust. My days, once consisting...

Girls’ Lacrosse loses in close match against New Canaan

Girls’ Lacrosse loses in close match against New Canaan
April 1, 2016

After only one practice, Staples Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse matched up against a highly successful New Canaan Rams team in a 8-7 loss on Thursday, March 29. Though the team started off with a strong...

McCreery Wins ‘Idol’ Season 10

May 25, 2011

Scotty McCreery has been crowned the new American Idol. On May 24, “Idol” finalists McCreery, 17, and Lauren Alaina, 16, sang their final songs on one of television’s most popular reality shows....

May 3, 2011| It's Allergy Season

May 3, 2011

10:09 a.m. As allergy season is in full swing, student's cars are covered in pollen. Sneezing and coughing has become commonplace around the school as people fight their allergies and these covered...

April 26, 2011 | A Season Begins

April 27, 2011

Photo by Annie Nelson '11 11:56 a.m. Joss Abel '12 and Will Streiter '12 look over forms at the junior prom sign-up table that two junior class moms set up in the middle of the cafeteria.  This sign-up...

Darien Sails Past Staples in First Regatta of Season

April 11, 2011

In their first regatta of the year, the Wreckers fell short against the Darien Blue Wave despite the fact that they beat Darien in the preseason. | Photo contributed by Emily Bicks '12 Despite blustery...

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