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Staples freshman earn spots of varsity sport teams

Staples freshman earn spots of varsity sport teams

Amanda Rowan '22 and Samantha Felner '22

October 14, 2019

Staples girls’ volleyball suffers tough loss against Greenwich

Staples girls’ volleyball suffers tough loss against Greenwich
Staples girls' volleyball suffers tough loss against Greenwich

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

The Staples girls’ volleyball team lost a tough game against the undefeated Greenwich Cardinals on Oct. 3.   Going into the game, the Wreckers knew that a challenge lay ahead of them as Greenwich held a strong 6-0 record against FCIAC teams so far this year. Staples came into the game with ...

Staples girls’ soccer 2019: year of the champions

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 opportunity.  The team has noticeably refreshed chemistry that has greatly impacted their gam...

Boys’ soccer defeats Greenwich

Boys' Soccer Defeats Greenwich

Maria Krug '22, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Boys' varsity soccer defeats Greenwich by 1-0 game at Loeffler Field on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Freshmen score spots on varsity teams

Freshmen score spots on varsity teams

Chloe Murray '22, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

Many high school students have experienced the stress of tryouts for a Staples sport. Walking in on the scene, one may see aspiring varsity athletes stealing glances off the coaches notepad after running the rigorous Man United Test.  Despite this initial stress, many athletes will testify that pla...

Petition requesting delay of field construction has been denied

Petition requesting delay of field construction has been denied

Samantha Felner '22, Paper Opinions Editor

October 3, 2019

Despite efforts from the football team and Westport residents, the petition requesting a delayed construction of the new high school football field and track was denied. With the start of the field construction in early May, it was contracted that fall would be the time frame that the track would be...

Playing sports drives sports fandom for Principal Thomas

Playing sports drives sports fandom for Principal Thomas

Ethan Frank '20, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

If there was a ball on the ground, Staples's new Principal Stafford Thomas Jr. would be picking it up. At a young age, he got involved in all kinds of sports. Whether it be football, basketball, baseball or anything he and his friends could find. “We would play three hours of sports after school,” Thomas s...

Staples boys’ soccer dominates in home opener

Staples boys’ soccer dominates in home opener

Carson Kranz '21, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

The Staples boys’ soccer team shutout Trinity Catholic 6-0 on Sept. 1 behind Reed Caney’s ’21 clean sheet in goal. The focus for the Wreckers was to show their home fans why they should fill the stands, and they did just that.  Staples got off to a quick start, with  Patricio Perez Elorza ...

Three Wise Guys bid farewell

Three Wise Guys bid farewell

Kevin Greer ‘19, Zach Strober ‘19, Jack Shapiro ‘19

May 22, 2019

One loss Wreckers Volleyball team sweeps Trumbull on Senior night.

One loss Wreckers Volleyball team sweeps Trumbull on Senior night.

Zach Horowitz '19, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

The Staples boys’ volleyball team defeated the Trumbull Eagles on May 13 in straight sets, 3-0 on senior night. The boys’ three seniors, Captains Logan Carstens ’19, Theo Gabor ’19 and Brian Wilk ’19 all played for the majority of the game, each of them contributing to the Wreckers win. ...

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