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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...

The Staples girls’ basketball varsity and junior varsity teams came together on Feb. 26 to decorate and personalize the downtown storefront window of the upcoming Cold Fusion gelato store. Support from the town and each other has greatly contributed to the team’s tight-knit nature that has led to many victories this season.

Girls’ basketball maintains winning streak, team morale despite modified season

Madeline Michalowski ’22, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

The Staples girls’ basketball team is nine games into their winter season and has not yet lost a single one. While defeating strong competitors including Trumbull, Ludlowe and Danbury, the team has additionally...

Staples’ girls basketball secured a decisive win over Trumbull on Feb. 25. The Wreckers stay number one in the FCIAC at 6-0. Trumbull is 3-2.

Girls’ basketball triumphs over Trumbull, continues undefeated season

Gabriella Gerig ’23 February 26, 2021

The Staples girls’ basketball team clinched a 44-38 win against Trumbull on Thursday, Feb. 25. This game solidified their number one standing in the FCIAC with a record of 6-0.  Although Staples...

The Wreckers attempt to score in the second half but are shut down by Danbury goalie Matt Silva.

Staples boys’ soccer falls short in home opener

Madeline Michalowski ʼ22 October 5, 2020

The Staples boys’ soccer team finally kicked off their season against Danbury at 4:00 on Oct. 2 on Loeffler Field. With the Wreckers down 2-0 late in the game, Reese Watkins ’22 was able to put one...

Nicole Holmes ’21 sinking a free throw late in the fourth to ice the game in front of the home crowd.

Girls’ basketball team snatches a big FCIAC win

Logan Gornbein '21 January 10, 2020

The Staples girls’ basketball team defeated the Danbury Hatters 59-44 at home on Jan. 8. Going into the game the Wreckers were 5-1 and the Hatters were at 4-1.  Captain Arianna Gerig ’20 was the Wreckers...

Over December break, the Wreckers won the Todd Burger Holiday Tournament where they beat Ludlowe and Warde.

Staples girls’ basketball team beat Bridgeport Central

Carson Kranz '21 January 10, 2020

The Staples girls’ basketball team blew out Bridgeport Central on Jan. 3 with a huge 68-13 victory. The Wreckers were led by captain Ari Gerig ’20 with 15 points and Kathleen Cozzi ’20 with 10...

Staples celebrate thew win omniscience's Senior day.

Staples girls’ soccer shuts out Westhill

Carson Kranz '21 October 29, 2019

In a one sided match, the Staples girls’ soccer team shutout the visiting Westhill High School by a score of 7-0 on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Being senior day for Staples, they hoped to dominate and did nothing...

Wreckers defeat the Cadets in a close matchup

Wreckers defeat the Cadets in a close matchup

Charlotte Smith '21, Staff Writer October 29, 2019

On Saturday Oct. 19 Staples boys' varsity soccer team faced off against St Joseph for their senior day game on Loeffler field. The Wreckers defeated the Cadets in a close game of 1-0.  The varsity...

Graphic by Adam Greenlee '20

Staples football falls to the Tigers

Carson Kranz '21, Staff Writer October 10, 2019

The Staples Wreckers varsity football team lost 7-0 to the Ridgefield Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 28.  Senior quarterback Jake Thaw ’20, briefly playing in place of Jackson Zager ’21, threw an interception...

Boys' Soccer Defeats Greenwich

Boys’ soccer defeats Greenwich

Maria Krug '22, Staff Writer October 8, 2019

Boys' varsity soccer defeats Greenwich by 1-0 game at Loeffler Field on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Emma Nahon ’23 and Francine Stevens ’23 rise to the occasion as they play with athletes years older than them at a home game against Darien.

Freshmen score spots on varsity teams

Chloe Murray '22, Staff Writer October 3, 2019

Many high school students have experienced the stress of tryouts for a Staples sport. Walking in on the scene, one may see aspiring varsity athletes stealing glances off the coaches notepad after running...

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