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Ben Burmeister ’24 winds up for a shot against Massapequa late in the first half.

Wreckers fall in narrow defeat to Ridgefield, remain focused on playoffs

Tristan Gonzalez , Web Sports Editor May 19, 2023

The Wreckers suffered their fourth loss of the season to the Ridgefield Tigers in a 6-5 defeat on May 13. In a largely defensive battle, the Wreckers found themselves chasing the game right off the bat...

Mattie Guadarrama ’25 prepares to hit the opening serve in his match against New Canaan.

Wreckers gear up for playoffs, maintain focus on retaining state title

Tristan Gonzalez '24, Staff Writer May 9, 2023

As the spring season reaches its climax, many high school sports teams hunker down as they get closer to the post season and their opportunity to claim what they have had their eyes set on since the season...

(Left to right) Eoin Cuddy ’23, Rohan Narang ’23, Sam Pirkl ’23 and Ari Perkins ’23 come together as official 2023 Spring season captains at the annual preseason meeting.

Rugby players prepare for highly anticipated season

Tristan Gonzalez '24, Staff Writer March 14, 2023

As winter comes to a close, sports such as lacrosse and baseball make their introduction. The commencement of spring sports has traditionally brought school-wide excitement around its two poster childs....

Super Bowl brings back traditions, unity over football

Super Bowl brings back traditions, unity over football

Tristan Gonzalez , Staff Writer February 15, 2023

After another intense year of football, the two remaining teams, the best of the best, take the field one last time under the spotlight. In addition to the football and hype around the game, parties, bets,...

Tristan Gonzalez ’24  packs notebooks in his suitcase so he can study for the midterms even whilst on vacation.

Midterms’ quick commencement after break multiplies stress on students, disrupts their vacations

Tristan Gonzalez '24, Staff Writer January 3, 2023

After trudging through four months of school, enduring a stress-inducing and exam-filled week, you finally have a break. As the end of school bell rings, you let out a huge sigh of relief, for now you...

Fans gaze at a gigantic World Cup sculpture as it is carried to be a part of the USA vs Wales pre-game introduction

U.S makes inspiring impression in World Cup despite round of 16 exit

Tristan Gonzalez ’24, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

Despite falling in a heartbreaking loss to Netherlands on Dec. 3, the U.S Men’s soccer team’s performance at the World Cup was not only something to be proud of, but also exemplified soccer’s progression...

Each Connections class made a world cup bracket, hoping to win a World Cup themed party.

Student body gears up for World Cup

Tristan Gonzalez ’24, Staff Writer December 1, 2022

Every four years a competition comes around that is commonly referred to as the number one sporting spectacle ever invented. As 32 teams compete for the most highly-coveted prize in all of sports, the...

The 2022 boys’ varsity basketball team gathers as a team before their first game.

Wreckers dominate preseason games, look prepared for upcoming season

Tristan Gonzalez ’24, Staff Writer November 7, 2022

As the point guard dribbles down the hardwood court, cheers fill the Staples High School gym as the bleachers are filled with captivated students and fans. Come winter, much of the school’s eyes are...

A house beckons the arrival of trick-or-treaters with extensive decorations.

Sports conflicts on Halloween unhealthy for kids

Tristan Gonzalez ’24, Staff Writer October 7, 2022

A multitude of smiles fill the neighborhood on this spectacular fall night. A mix of skeletons, NBA players, lions, nurses, you name it, all swarm houses constantly echoing the words, “trick or treat!”...

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