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Ben Berkley ’22 has been the track and field manager for the past two years, after being a runner on the team his freshman year.

Staples managers play crucial role in team success

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

The success of Staples sports teams starts behind the scenes with the managers. From setting up fields, to helping the coaches with any tasks, to keeping score, the managers are busy with their position...

Alan Fiore ’21  scored two goals in a win for the Wreckers over Ridgefield in Oct. He has been the lead scorer for the Wreckers this season.

Boys’ soccer loses in first round to McMahon

Carson Kranz ’21 November 11, 2020

In a thrilling matchup, the Staples boys’ soccer team faced off against Brien McMahon in the first round of the playoffs, with Staples losing by a score of 1-0. The first half was scoreless, until...

Senior captain Laine Ambrose ’21 (left) chases down a ball in a game against Ridgefield. The Boston College commit has been a part of all three of the state champion teams since she arrived at Staples.

Fall athletes hopeful to compete in postseason amid COVID-19

Jake Gersh '21 November 4, 2020

In a typical November, athletes and coaches begin to prepare and scout out for playoff competition. But this year is far from typical. Initially, the question was would fall sports even happen? Now the...

Alan Fiore (right) looks on to Loeffler Field prior to a contest against Ridgefield, in which he scored two of his four goals so far on the year.

Strong senior athletes dominate fall sports

Jake Gersh ’21 October 29, 2020

With temperatures dropping and athletes becoming more acclimated to the COVID-19 regulations, the competition for fall sports is beginning to trend upward. Henry Beck ’21, of the Staples football team;...

Emma Morris ’24 warms up for her meet on Oct. 14, as she prepares to run as the only freshman on the varsity girls’ cross country team.

Freshmen adapt to varsity sports teams this fall season

Ella Shi '23 October 20, 2020

Varsity athletes are dedicated and talented, and playing on a varsity sport team is the goal of many high school athletes. However, for a select few freshmen, they dive right into the competition and high-expectations...

Staples soccer seniors hope that despite pandemic, 2020 season will be played.

The decision on the upcoming year of fall sports

Carson Kranz ’21 May 22, 2020

With the coronavirus calling an end to the 2019-2020 school year, it also brought the end of spring sports. The cancelling of all 2020 spring sports has been devastating for all seniors and athletes who...

Wilton VS. Staples

Staples boys’ tie last home game of the season

Carson Kranz '21, Staff Writer November 7, 2019

The Staples Wreckers boys' soccer team took on Wilton at Wakeman Field on Monday, Oct. 27. In a close 1-1 game, neither team was able to come away with a win. Staples led by one goal to start the game...

Staples celebrate thew win omnisciences Senior day.

Staples girls’ soccer shuts out Westhill

Carson Kranz '21 October 29, 2019

In a one sided match, the Staples girls’ soccer team shutout the visiting Westhill High School by a score of 7-0 on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Being senior day for Staples, they hoped to dominate and did nothing...

Wreckers defeat the Cadets in a close matchup

Wreckers defeat the Cadets in a close matchup

Charlotte Smith '21, Staff Writer October 29, 2019

On Saturday Oct. 19 Staples boys' varsity soccer team faced off against St Joseph for their senior day game on Loeffler field. The Wreckers defeated the Cadets in a close game of 1-0.  The varsity...

Autumn Smith 21 dribbles past Darien defender with ease.

Autumn Smith continues to prove herself this season

Ryan Thomas '22, Staff Writer October 22, 2019

Autumn Smith ’21 has impressed just about anyone who sees her play from the start of her varsity soccer career. The staples midfielder made varsity as a freshman and was named first team All-FCIAC her...

This year, Staples girls’ soccer captains foster chemistry, hard work and success.

Staples girls’ soccer 2019: year of the champions

Emily Stone '20, Buisness Director October 11, 2019

 The past two years, the Staples girls’ soccer team has had their season end in heartbreaking fashion. But a loss to Ridgefield in last year’s state final has been overlooked, and this year is a new...

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