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Staples boys’ soccer makes final push towards the FCIAC title

Staples boys’ soccer makes final push towards the FCIAC title

October 30, 2018

By Mark Didio '20 and Kevin Rabacs '19 Photo via Staples Soccer...

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...

Staples stunned in first round of state tournament

Staples stunned in first round of state tournament

June 7, 2017

By: Jack Shapiro '19 & Zach Strober '19 ...

Who’d win March Madness if it were based on number of applicants, accepted, and enrolled Staples students

Who’d win March Madness if it were based on number of applicants, accepted, and enrolled Staples students

April 4, 2017

By: Ben Pearl '18 First Four: East Region: West Region: Midwest Region: South Region: Final Four: Record by round: First Four - 3/4 Round of 64 - 23/32 Round of 32 - 6/16 Sweet Sixteen - 1/8 Elite Eight - 0/4 Final Four - 0/2 Championsh...

Staples Boys Water Polo Swims in the Big Leagues

Staples Boys Water Polo Swims in the Big Leagues

October 19, 2016

Greenwich High School hosted the annual Cardinal Tournament for boys’ water polo on October 14 and 15. The competition was fierce as many talented teams participated: Staples, Greenwich, Brunswick, and Chelsea Piers. Staples kicked off the tournament Friday night against one of the toughest opponents o...

The Final Four is set

The Final Four is set

Benjamin Foster, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016

       This past weekend wrapped up the elite eight round of the NCAA March Madness Tournament.        The Villanova Wildcats, The Oklahoma Sooners, North Carolina Tar heels and Syracuse Orange have punched their tickets for Houston, Texas to grind it out in the Final Four. To start off the elite eight, Villanova ups...

It’s not madness that brackets are my life

It’s not madness that brackets are my life

Erin McGroarty, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

For all you NCAA basketball fans, the March Madness tournament is the highlight of your year. If you’re truly a college basketball fan, you should be eat, sleep, and breathing basketball several years prior to the tournament. If you’re not dedicating 110% of your effort and time into analyzing statistical data for each and every player, then you can’t call yours...

Hirschberg, Tennis Team Win Class LL State Championship

June 14, 2011

  When Danny Hirschberg ’11 stepped off the Yale University tennis court last Thursday, he not only had the satisfaction of a second straight Class LL individual title, but also of having clinched Staples’ first LL team championship since 1988. “Winning the class LL state championship was an unbelievable...

Debate Team Argues to The Win

Debate Team Argues to The Win

November 12, 2010

On Oct. 16, the Staples Debate Team competed in an extemporaneous state–wide tournament at the Academy of Information Technology & Engineering in Stamford, Conn., during which team members were unaware of the given topics before debate began. Co–captains Jeremy Rubel ’11 and Emily Harris ’11 w...

Kratky leads Lady Wreckers past Southington 2-1 in first round of State Playoffs

Kratky leads Lady Wreckers past Southington 2-1 in first round of State Playoffs

November 9, 2010

After winning nine games during the regular season, the Staples varsity girls soccer defeated Southington 2-1 during the first round of the CIAC state tournament on Tuesday. The Wreckers’ outside back defender, Lauren Kratky ‘11, scored both goals off of free kicks. “Southington got fouled a lot...

Sweet Sixteen Preview

Sweet Sixteen Preview

March 25, 2010

Dustin Dobbs '11 Sports Editor With the Kansas Jayhawks out of the picture, this tournament has “March Madness” written all over it. Here’s my take on the upcoming Sweet 16 match-ups this Thursday and Friday. I’ll start with Thursday’s regional semi-finals from the East and West Regions, located i...

Post Season Ends for Girls Varsity Soccer

Post Season Ends for Girls Varsity Soccer

November 19, 2009

Dana Rappaport '11 Web Opinions Editor Thursday, Nov. 12, Staples girls varsity soccer completed their post-season against the undefeated Glastonbury Tomahawks in Glastonbury, CT. On Nov. 10, the varsity team upset Manchester High School in the first round of the Class LL State Tournamen...

Dodgeball, A Slamming Success

Dodgeball, A Slamming Success

March 27, 2009

Jack Hennessy '10 Web Sports Editor Fans could not contain their excitement for the most intense sporting event of the year. March Madness? NBA post-season? Nope. World Baseball Classic? Please. No, none of the above could beat the 2nd Annual Staples High School Co-ed Dodgeball Tournament. The co...

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