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Jen Westphal adds to the achievements of the girls’ softball team

Jen Westphal adds to the achievements of the girls’ softball team

Rebecca Kanfer '21

May 13, 2019

She places her helmet on her head, laces up her cleats and tightens her ponytail. Emerging from the dugout, she approaches home plate and prepares to swing. Her teammates eagerly peer through the dugout fence to catch a glimpse. The ball is pitched and the sound of the metal bat in contact rings...

Autumn Smith continuously contributes to the success of the girls’ soccer team

Autumn Smith continuously contributes to the success of the girls’ soccer team

Maya Reiner '21

October 5, 2018

High school is time to pursue new opportunities while also working hard to manage your time. For many, it can be difficult to focus on a select few activities; however, once you have a strong passion for something, the devotion follows. For Autumn Smith ’21, soccer has really become her passion. ...

Wreckers rout McMahon in homecoming blowout

Wreckers rout McMahon in homecoming blowout

September 25, 2018

By Jack Dennison '21 and Andreas Lolis '21 For the second week in a row, the Staples Wreckers football team defeated the opposing team by at least 20 points, this time winning 38-14 against Brian McMahon. The top players of the game were quarterback Jake Thaw ’20, who threw for three touchdo...

Three Wise Guys tackle Wreckers’ Homecoming

Three Wise Guys tackle Wreckers’ Homecoming

September 21, 2018

By Zach Strober '19, Kevin Greer '19 and Jack Shapiro '19

Saugatuck Rowing Club races at the San Diego Crew Classic

Saugatuck Rowing Club races at the San Diego Crew Classic

April 3, 2018

By Alex Sprouls '19 The Saugatuck Rowing Club’s first varsity 8+ and second varsity 8+ boys’ and girls’ teams traveled to San Diego during the weekend of March 24 to compete in their first race this year, the annual San Diego Crew Classic. “The Crew Classic is a super nice transition from...

Staples Varsity Softball

Staples Varsity Softball

May 24, 2017

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Swinging for a championship: Staples Boys Golf Preview 2017

Swinging for a championship: Staples Boys Golf Preview 2017

April 3, 2017

By: Nicole Dienst '18 and Nicole Shapiro '18 With an influx of interested freshman trying out for varsity, the boys’ golf team is expanding their skill set and attempting to earn more recognition from the Staples community. Golf is a very different sport compared to many other Staples spring spo...

The life of a varsity sports manager

The life of a varsity sports manager

March 30, 2017

By: Jack Caldwell '18 Every varsity sports team at Staples High School needs a manager.  They follow the team, keep statistics, and carry out several other time-consuming duties on a daily basis.  However, few realize what the life of a sports manager is actually like. Feelings about the job...

Riding to the next level

Riding to the next level

March 16, 2017

By: Nicole Dienst '18 The long drives to tournaments and nights in hotels with teammates are all applicable to club sports, and for equestrian, it is just competitive and time consuming. Dimitra Ippolito ’18 Donovan Ross ’18 and Alexa Stiegler ’19 all ride at a very high level when they tra...

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...

Girls’ field hockey sweeping competition this year

Girls’ field hockey sweeping competition this year

October 18, 2016

By: Cate Casparius '19 and Daniel Harizman '19   The 2016 season has been a great success thus far for the Staples girls’ field hockey team. Sweeping competition in all aspects and earning a record of 10 wins, zero losses and two ties has brought the program profoundly new respect and reco...

[Sept. 2016 Sports] Six freshmen make leap to varsity soccer

October 11, 2016

By Phoebe Mendelson '17 and Julia Rosier '18 Features Editor Staples Wreckers have taken on six new freshmen for this upcoming 2016 season: Ava Simunovic ’20, Julia Lombardo ’20, Kathryn Ialeggio ’20, Marlo Von Der Ahe ’20, Reese Sutter ‘20 and Mia Gonzalez ’20. “Tryouts were very ner...

Girls golf swings into the new season

Girls golf swings into the new season

Tori Lubin, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016

While the end of winter brings flowers and a rise in temperature, it also brings the start of spring sports. Girls’ golf is swinging into the new season, preparing themselves for the competition that awaits them in the following weeks. Though the competition season has not officially started, the team had thei...

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