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Wreckers Baseball begins season with big aspirations

Wreckers Baseball begins season with big aspirations

Holden Cohen '20

March 18, 2019

It was a rough ending to the season for the 2018 Staples Wreckers baseball team, especially for the seniors, where they fell to Darien in the FCIAC finals one year after winning the state championship. Shortly after, In the state tournament, the Wreckers weren’t able to defend their title as they los...

Casparius breaks Staples Baseball career hitting record

Casparius breaks Staples Baseball career hitting record

May 19, 2017

By Max Appell '18 Star Staples Baseball player Ben Casparius ’17 broke the record for most hits in a Staples High School career on Wednesday, May 17, against St. Joseph High School. Casparius got his 113 hit putting him over previous record holder Jack Hennessey who set it in 2010. Staples we...

A Knight Transformed into a Blue Devil

A Knight Transformed into a Blue Devil

Alex Reiner, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 19, 2016

Staples baseball is known for producing high quality athletes from the diamond, including three Division I commits in the past three years, and it just added one more with Chad Knight’s ’19 commitment to Duke University.   He announced this news through Instagram and Facebook posts on S...

Staples baseball alum David Speer drafted by Indians

Staples baseball alum David Speer drafted by Indians

Jimmy Ray Stagg, Web Sports Editor

June 10, 2014

On Saturday, June 7, the life of Staples grad David Speer ’10 was changed forever. Speer was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 27th round of the amateur draft. “I was shocked to see my name go up there,” Speer said. “It took me a little while to believe it, but now I’m filled with...

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