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On Sunday, March 17, the 4 by 800m relay competed. From left to right, Sarah Bogdan 26, Leigh Foran 24, Emma Morris 24 and Avery Kalter 27 were on the relay. They finished with a time of 10:17. Though their season record was 10:06, they finished in the top eight overall.

Girls’ Track travels to Adidas Nationals

Audrey Curtis ’25, Web Photostory Editor April 8, 2024

Oliver Galin ’25 gets in position to run the four by 200 meter relay. (Photo contributed by Oliver Galin 25)

Boys’ indoor track prepares for season, sets goals

Tristan Gonzalez, Web Sports Editor December 2, 2023

As fall comes to a close, for all high schools around the nation, winter sports begin to make their introduction. As much of the student body gathers to support the teams such as boys’ or girls’ basketball,...

Derek Amlicke ’23 leaps to new heights after breaking a school record with a 15’ 0.25’’ vault. He continues onto the spring season with hope for a new personal record.

Derek Amlicke ’23 jumps to new heights

Samantha Sandrew ’25, Associate Web Managing Editor March 28, 2023

“It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a flying squirrel!” you say while pointing at the flash of white and blue that soars through the sky. To your surprise, it's none other than Derek Amlicke ’23 jumping...

The Staples’ girls track team look to cap off another great indoor season.

Girls’ Track sprints to finish line of indoor season

Jalen St. Fort, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

The Staples girls’ track team took on the New England Championships on March 5 at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center in Boston, Massachusetts. The girls qualified for the 4x200 meter relay the previous...

Francine Stevens ’23 ran in States last season. She placed second in the 100 yard sprint as well as the  200 yard sprint.

Stevens’ speed lands her spot at girls’ track nationals

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer January 4, 2022

When she is not at school, she can almost always be found on the track or field hockey field. Francine Stevens ’23 is a multi-sport athlete who continues to break records during her years at Staples. Stevens...

Girls indoor track is hopeful for their upcoming season after a year full of covid precautions.

Girls’ indoor track returns to normal season

Jalen St. Fort '22, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

Last year was far from normal for everyone in almost all aspects of life. But for Staples winter sports, it looked especially different. Girls’ indoor track and field was one sport that was extremely...

Boys’ XC Captains from left to right, Zach Taubman ’22, Alex Harrington ’22, Rory Tarsy ’22, Kyle Harrington ’22

Senior leadership propels Staples boys’ XC to undefeated season

Eli Shorrock ’22, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

After defeating Fairfield Warde and Ridgefield in their final meet, the Staples boy’s cross country team finished with their second 15-0 undefeated season in just three years. This repeated dominance...

The girls’ indoor track 1600 meters participants line up at the starting line.

Girls indoor track team races ahead during first virtual meet

Lyah Muktavaram ’22, Web Features Editor March 1, 2021

The Staples girls’ indoor track team participated in their first virtual FCIAC meet competing against Darien, Wilton, Ridgefield, Greenwich, Brien McMahon and Fairfield Ludlowe on Saturday, Feb. 27....

The girls’ basketball team finished their 2019-2020 season with an overall record of 18-2. After losing five seniors, this team has been working hard this off season to have another dominant season.

Winter sports athletes respond to CIAC announcement

Jess Leon ’22 November 23, 2020

In a year full of uncertainties, the athletes of Staples High School hoped their sports season would carry on as normal. But the CIAC recently announced their decision to postpone winter sports until Jan....

When the individuals completed their miles for the day, they held up a sign and took a picture. In total, the team ran 190 miles.

Staples girls’ track help fight COVID-19

Maya Reiner ’21, Web sports editor May 10, 2020

Day after day, healthcare workers around the world are fighting this vicious virus: COVID-19. The doctors and nurses come out of the hospital with rigid marks all over their face from hours upon hours...

Both the boys and girls ski teams saw a successful season this year.

Winter sports teams celebrate successes, reflect on season

Lily Kane '20, Web News Editor March 19, 2020

As the snow melts and the flowers begin to bloom, Staples athletes can reflect on the eventful sports season coming to a close. With several teams making it to their FCIAC and State championships, team...

Petition for track to be named after coach Lawrence

Petition for track to be named after coach Lawrence

Lily Caplan '22, Staff Writer October 19, 2019

Andrew Colabella, a representative of RTM district four, created a petition two weeks ago to name the new Staples track after Laddie Lawrence ’64, head coach of boys’ cross country and indoor and outdoor...

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