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Little League team leaves behind a remarkable Staples baseball legacy

Little League team leaves behind a remarkable Staples baseball legacy
January 31, 2020

Clink! My mouth gaped in shock as the ball soared above all of the players’ caps. I felt a surge of inspiration as they fled through the bases and dove to catch the ball, kicking up the red sand. During...

Wrestling team changes offer new opportunities

Staples Wrestling team begins training and competing for their upcoming season with many new team members and a change in coaching staff.
January 5, 2020

Dual meets and tournaments occupy almost every weekend and Wednesday for many Staples students as the wrestling season rolls into play. Over 40 boys train, practice and prepare for their matches day after...

Wreckers dealt knock-out blow by North Haven

Staples’ offense in the pistol formation in the third quarter of their 53-20 loss to North Haven. Quarterback Jackson Zager ’21 finished 13 for 38 passing for 185 yards and two touchdowns.
October 22, 2019

North Haven, Connecticut -- The Staples Wreckers suffered a 53-20 loss at the hands of the North Haven Indians and their Wing-T offense on Friday, Oct. 18 at Mike Vanacore Field.  The Wreckers fell...

Nine seniors pace Wreckers to win on senior day

Staples Kyle Kirby ’20 shoots in the first half of a game against Trumbull on Oct. 10. Kirby scored three goals for the Wreckers in their 5-0 win.
October 16, 2019

Nine seniors started their senior day game on Thursday, Oct. 10 and led the team to a 5-0 victory over Trumbull.  The Wreckers got on the board with 14:30 left in the first half on a goal by Kyle Kirby...

Girls’ soccer team bonds prior to season

Girls’ soccer team welcomes new members to the team, at beach hangout.
September 20, 2019

The Staples varsity girls’ soccer team traveled to Newport, Rhode Island for team bonding on Sept. 6-8 in hopes of building team chemistry on and off the field.  Aly Sivinski ’20, a left back,...

Ellis shares insight to minority microaggression through writing

Chet Ellis ‘19 won first place two years in a row with his article about racial micro aggressions in Westport. Ellis will attend Harvard in the fall of 2019.
April 29, 2019

Sitting down, cracking your knuckles and beginning an essay for English or history class can be a dreaded process when students have a bad case of writer's block. In order to get all your jumbled ideas...

Boys’ squash captures HEAD national championship

The Staples Boys' Squash Team poses with their trophies after being named national champions.
March 13, 2019

The Staples boys’ squash team won the Division VIII HEAD US High School Squash Championship (Division VIII), becoming national champions. The Wreckers beat the Loyola, Maryland team 4-3 in their championship...

Girls’ swim takes fifth-place in State Opens

The girls smile with their coaches after a successful day of swimming at State Opens.
November 27, 2018

Staples girls’ swim and dive  claimed fifth-place at  State Opens, on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Yale University. After a season of hard work, the girls were looking forward to their final meet. “We...

Girls’ ski races to claim state title this season

After placing second in the state tournament, the Staples girls’ ski team poses at the bottom of Mount Southington following the awards ceremony.
November 12, 2018

After placing second in last year’s state championship, the girls’ ski team is starting their training earlier than normal this year in hopes of placing one higher to achieve the state title this coming...

Staples’ sports teams sizzle in the heat

Staples’ sports teams sizzle in the heat
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...

Complaints lead to suspension of softball coach

Complaints lead to suspension of softball coach
June 7, 2018

By Audrey Bernstein '20 and Kaela Dockray '20 *Names changed to protect the privacy of these sources Girls’ softball coach since 2016, Luigi Cammarota, confirmed on Monday, May 14 that he had...

Rec Basketball Week 2

Rec Basketball Week 2
January 8, 2017

By: Max Appell and Molly Liebergall

[Sept. 2016 Sports] Six freshmen make leap to varsity soccer

October 11, 2016

By Phoebe Mendelson '17 and Julia Rosier '18 Features Editor Staples Wreckers have taken on six new freshmen for this upcoming 2016 season: Ava Simunovic ’20, Julia Lombardo ’20, Kathryn Ialeggio...

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