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Staples sports teams are pushed too far in bad weather

Staples sports teams are pushed too far in bad weather

October 12, 2018

By Eliza Barr ’21 Dark skies, increasingly strong wind, heavy rain and occasional glimpses of lightning. When weather turns dangerous, phones around Fairfield County simultaneously chime warnings, advising people to take cover. But not the Staples cross country team. They are just about to begin t...

Turf could be taking lives

Turf could be taking lives

October 12, 2018

By Carolyn Gray '19   During the season, the Staples football team spends their time after school strapping on their helmets, putting on their pads and practicing on their home turf for the next big game. The football team practices an average of six times per week, and yet these athletes ma...

Wagner continues to demonstrate leadership in senior season

Wagner continues to demonstrate leadership in senior season

October 8, 2018

By Elle Fair '19 His legs begin to ache, his arms begin to feel sore and his mouth and nose fill up with the cold, chlorine-filled water of the Staples pool. Treading water for more than one minute can be a challenge for most, but treading water for Quinn Wagner ’19 comes as naturally as walking. ...

Autumn Smith continuously contributes to the success of the girls’ soccer team

Autumn Smith continuously contributes to the success of the girls’ soccer team

Maya Reiner '21

October 5, 2018

High school is time to pursue new opportunities while also working hard to manage your time. For many, it can be difficult to focus on a select few activities; however, once you have a strong passion for something, the devotion follows. For Autumn Smith ’21, soccer has really become her passion. ...

Give athletes a break: sports should substitute for gym credit

Give athletes a break: sports should substitute for gym credit

October 4, 2018

Emma Van Riper ’20   Due to the countless hours of practice and games after school, athletes should be able to use their sports towards their gym credit so that they can accomplish more in school. Student athletes already have a lot to balance, so if they had the option to use their gym peri...

Fall sports kick off with 2019 Pep Rally

Fall sports kick off with 2019 Pep Rally

October 4, 2018

By Zach Horowitz '19

Le’veon Bell Relentlessly continues contract holdout

Le’veon Bell Relentlessly continues contract holdout

October 1, 2018

By Kevin Rabacs '19 and Mark Didio '20

Three Wise Guys tackle Wreckers’ Homecoming

Three Wise Guys tackle Wreckers’ Homecoming

September 21, 2018

By Zach Strober '19, Kevin Greer '19 and Jack Shapiro '19

Staples’ sports teams sizzle in the heat

Staples’ sports teams sizzle in the heat

Maya Reiner ’21

September 15, 2018

By Maya Reiner ’21 and Mia Diagnault ’20 The heat has taken a toll on the Staples’ sports teams these past few weeks. Many sports such as the football, cross country and soccer teams have suffered through playing in the excruciating weather. The soaring temperatures up to 91 degrees resu...

FIFA world cup update shoots and scores

FIFA world cup update shoots and scores

June 8, 2018

By Reece Keusch '19   On June 14, Russia and Saudi Arabia kick off the biggest sporting event on earth at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. People all over the globe are excited for the World Cup, and with every World Cup comes a brand new World Cup FIFA game. But, this time, it’s a free downlo...

Boy’s volleyball team soar above expectations, move to favorite for state title

Boy’s volleyball team soar above expectations, move to favorite for state title

May 24, 2018

By Eli Corenthal '19 Photo by Sarah Maybruck '18   As the Staples boys’ volleyball team gears up to finish their historic regular season, they begin another journey in hunt for a state title.   Led by four seniors, the team is poised for a deep run in the FCIAC and State playoffs...

Girls’ softball swings its way to States

Girls’ softball swings its way to States

May 17, 2018

Hannah Bolandian ’19   It’s the bottom of the seventh inning. The score is 3-3, and Staples is up at bat. The pitch is thrown, and Staples slams the bat against the ball sending it out of the park. Staples ends the game with another win to add to their record. For the first time si...

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