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Changes made to Connecticut sports, CIAC delays winter start

Changes made to Connecticut sports, CIAC delays winter start
November 10, 2020

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced multiple changes to the original state plan for high schools sports, predominantly for winter ones, canceling sports deemed “high risk” during a press briefing...

Covid regulations change sports recruitment process

November 4, 2020

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

Staples boys’ soccer routs Ridgefield

Staples on the offensive attack, already up 1-0 trying to build a lead.
October 21, 2020

The Wreckers defense came to play as they dominated the Ridgefield Tigers at Loeffler field on Monday, winning 3-0. Alan Fiore ’21 was on fire for Staples boys’ soccer, scoring two goals in a win...

Freshmen adapt to varsity sports teams this fall season

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.
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...

Football players demonstrate disgust towards CIAC

Football players demonstrate disgust towards CIAC
October 13, 2020

In early September, it was announced by the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) that it is unsafe for the fall high school football season to take place this year. In response, many...

In 2020: The year of unpredictable, NFL Sundays provide a constant

NFL Redzone running seven hours of commercial free football as Staples students tune in.
October 12, 2020

This year has been a trip. Almost nothing has felt normal, and almost nothing is normal. Relying on normal aspects of life like school and after school sports and activities can prove to be a let down...

Staples boys’ soccer falls short in home opener

The Wreckers attempt to score in the second half but are shut down by Danbury goalie Matt Silva.
October 5, 2020

The Staples boys’ soccer team finally kicked off their season against Danbury at 4:00 on Oct. 2 on Loeffler Field. With the Wreckers down 2-0 late in the game, Reese Watkins ’22 was able to put one...

Teams adapt to pandemic

Arden Scherer and Charlotte Zhang warming up before soccer practice.
October 2, 2020

When morning air turns crisp, the leaves begin falling and the first NFL football games kick off; that's when you know high school sports are upon us. Yet, walking around Staples, the loud cheers from...

NCAA new rule change is just the start of what’s to come for college athletes

May 30, 2020

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Staples sports teams assist community in times of need

Staples wrestling team captains Nick Augari ’22 and Gerard Dallen ’22 deliver Feed It Forward donations to Norwalk Hospital.
May 16, 2020

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Quarantine brings new fitness opportunities

The Staples girls’ lacrosse team participates on Monday April 27 in the #LastShift2020 Virtual 5k Challenge. Student-athletes are taking charge and taking one last shift into April to be the difference for cancer patients who are at high risk of getting COVID-19.
May 14, 2020

Due to COVID-19, teens have been taking up new activities while being stuck in quarantine. Many have found exercising as a way to step away from T.V and bed to stay active. With sports postponed and gyms...

Coronavirus charity golf tournament gives hope for sports

Four of sports best athletes compete in golf match for charity.
May 5, 2020

With the outbreak of COVID-19, sports across the country have been canceled and people have suffered from not being able to watch their favorite athletes compete. Sports serve as amain source of entertainment...

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