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Staples celebrates their go-ahead goal early in the second half thanks to a strike from Evelyn Chudowsky ’24.

Wreckers top Warde, Chudowsky scores 2

Tristan Gonzalez, Web Sports Editor October 9, 2023

The Staples girls’ soccer team beat Fairfield Warde 2-0 to bring the Wreckers to a record of seven wins, one loss and two draws on Thursday, Oct.5. After a conservative first half, Staples threatened...

Abbie Pleiter ’25, Victoria Fidalgo ’24 and Eliza Walmark ’25 cheer their teammates on during their meet earlier this season. The Wreckers’ most recent meet against Wilton was a major success, as the team scored almost 2 points higher than their highly ranked competition.

Gymnastics scores soar, strengthens team spirit

Charlotte Berner ’25, Staff Writer February 3, 2023

The Staples gymnastics team, about halfway through their season, has found success in the FCIAC division with a current record of 4-2. The team most recently competed against Wilton High School, one of...

The girls’ golf team has members from every grade; each player has different strengths that have helped contribute to the team’s victories this year.

Girls’ golf victorious in almost every match, leads state

Phoebe Miller ’23, Associate Managing Editor May 17, 2022

The girls’ golf team is currently number one in the state and has a record of 8-1, with their sole loss being by a difference of only three strokes. “Consistency and a good mix of players, I think,...

The girls varsity softball team is preparing to win the FCIACs this year. Last year, they only made it as far as the semifinals.

Softball prepares to claim FCIAC title

Amanda Rowan ’22, Photostory editor March 30, 2022

With the spring season fast approaching, Staples  softball is preparing for competition and is hoping to come out on top as FCIAC champions.  “Last season we made it further in FCIACs and states...

Westport Civilian Review Panel seeks new members

Ryan Hong ’23, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

The Westport Civilian Review Panel (formerly the Civilian Review Board) is looking to add two new members, which would bring the panel up to a total of five members. The Civilian Review Panel is a recently...

Little League team leaves behind a remarkable Staples baseball legacy

Little League team leaves behind a remarkable Staples baseball legacy

Serena Ye '20, Web A&E Editor 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...

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

Wrestling team changes offer new opportunities

Amanda Rowan '22 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...

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.

Wreckers dealt knock-out blow by North Haven

Ethan Frank '20, Staff Writer 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...

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.

Nine seniors pace Wreckers to win on senior day

Ethan Frank '20, Staff Writer 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 welcomes new members to the team, at beach hangout.

Girls’ soccer team bonds prior to season

Theresa Vandis '20, Assistant Business Manager 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,...

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.

Ellis shares insight to minority microaggression through writing

Emma Dantas '21, Staff Writer 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...

The Staples Boys Squash Team poses with their trophies after being named national champions.

Boys’ squash captures HEAD national championship

Siri Kanter ’20 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...

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

Girls’ swim takes fifth-place in State Opens

Lauren Wasserman '19, Paper Opinion Editor 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...

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