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The girls’ tennis team comes together for a pre-match team huddle at home.

Girls’ tennis bounces back, bonds as team

Lily Hultgren ’25, Paper Features Editor May 16, 2023

The sun beats down on the shoulders of the girls as they huddle together, listening intently to their captains who are sharing strategy and words of encouragement. Their eyes are alive with the fire of...

The girls’ basketball team prepares for the season with clinics and fall shootarounds. They will face New Fairfield in their game opener on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m.

Girls’ basketball shoots into new season

Gabriella Gerig ’23, Paper Sports Editor December 9, 2022

The Staples girls’ basketball team is winding up with hopes for another successful season. Last year, they had a winning league record of 9-8 and an overall record of 10-10, placing them at 20th in the...

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 Staples boys’ lacrosse team lost to Darien High School on April 28. The final score was 15-10, after being tied at halftime. Darien is currently ranked ninth in the country.

Motivated program atmosphere earns boys’ lacrosse first national ranking at 19th

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

A swarm of players hike up the Bedford hill on their way to Wakeman field to practice. Hours go by and these players are still there, training, practicing, running and communicating to help and motivate...

The Wreckers practice during the offseason to prepare for their first game on Dec. 16 against Norwalk.

Girls’ basketball team trains for success

Gabriella Gerig ’23, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

The girls’ basketball team is coming off of two successful seasons. Staples was first in the state with a 18-2 record in the 2019-20 season. Last year, the team ended with a 10-2 record, and they are...

Staples boys' soccer dominates first round of state tournament

Staples boys’ soccer dominates first round of state tournament

Madeline Michalowski ’22, Assistant Creative Director November 14, 2021

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Sofia Fidalgo-Schioppa ’25, left, steals the ball from a Greenwich player.

Sofia Fidalgo-Schioppa brings sportsmanship, devotion to field hockey team

Paige Tighe ’24, Editor in Chief October 20, 2021

Ten seconds left in the game. The ball glides from stick to stick as it paces up and down the field. Suddenly the ball is rescued, raced up the field and shot directly between the goalies legs, by Sofia...

Staples offense battles for a shot on goal in Wilton territory in an effort to increase their 2-1 lead.

Wilton field hockey stumps Staples ending in a 2-2 overtime draw

Caroline Coffey '22, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

The Staples girls’ field hockey team tied Wilton 2-2 in their first major trial of the season on Sept. 14. Wilton forced the game into an overtime defensive showdown with a late goal in the fourth quarter.  The...

Fans of all ages, from player’s parents to packs of Staples students, came out to support the boys’ soccer team. Many players afterwards felt the crowd played a vital role in their victory.

Staples boys’ soccer takes home first victory of the ’21 season

Madeline Michalowski ’22, Assistant Creative Director September 13, 2021

The Staples boys’ soccer team dominated their opening game against Ridgefield High School on Sept. 10. Scoring consistently throughout the two halves, the Wreckers were able to bring home a 5-0 win on...

The Wreckers are able to have a normal season with 16 regular season games. They are also able to have two opportunities to take home the championship at the FCIAC and CIAC tournaments.

Darien beats previously undefeated Wreckers

Lexie Moskovit, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

The previously undefeated Staples boys’ lacrosse team lost to Darien 10-7 at home on April 29. The Wreckers were ranked third in the state and the Blue Wave was ranked number one in the state entering...

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