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December 3, 2010

1. Volleyball Seniors: Asking During a Performance Unlike the usual chaotic slip-n-slide performance seen from the girls’ varsity volleyball team during the pep rally, they decided to be more controlled with their display of school spirit this year. “To be honest, we didn’t know what to do for the...

Girls’ Soccer, Volleyball Teams to Play in Charity Games

Girls’ Soccer, Volleyball Teams to Play in Charity Games

October 1, 2010

Image via Wikipedia This fall season, varsity captains are bringing back to Staples sports the old tradition of community service by hosting games that raise money for charity. Staples Athletic Director, Marty Lisevick, explained that in 2006, 28 of 35 sports teams at Staples did various service projects during their se...

A New Era – Leadership Changes in Girls’ Soccer, Volleyball, Cheerleading

Photo By Annie Nelson '11 - New Varsity Coach,  Denise Dargel leads the Staples varsity cheerleaders in a practice cheer.

October 1, 2010

Emily Goldberg '12 Web News Editor Three out of the six fall girls’ sports teams have received new varsity coaches this season. Under new leadership the girls’ volleyball, soccer and cheerleading teams hope to rise to success. Girls’ Volleyball After four FCIAC championships, and two appearances in the CIAC Class LL State Champi...

A New Leader: Shepro to Coach Girls’ Varsity Volleyball Team

After making it to the FCIAC playoffs last year, social studies teacher Jonatthan Shepro leads the Lady Wreckers in the 2010 season. |Photo by Suzanne Kalb

September 14, 2010

Brendan Rand '11 Staff Writer Social Studies teacher Jonathan Shepro, who for the past three years has coached the junior varsity girls volleyball team, will be taking over as the head coach of the varsity team this year. “I'm most excited about working with the girls and seeing improvement over the course of the season,” Shepro said. “Of course I ...

August 18, 2010 | Bump It

August 18, 2010 | Bump It

August 18, 2010

11:46 a.m. A girls' volleyball camp taking place in the Staples fieldhouse takes a lunch break in the hallway before returning to practice. Tryouts for the Staples girls' volleyball team begin on August 28....

Wreckers sweep Cardinals and win 98th match in a row

Quint-captain Evan Gaumert '10 gets ready to serve the ball in the first game against the Greenwich Cardinals. The Wreckers will look to win their 8th FCIAC championship Friday night against the Darien Blue Wave. |Photo by Madeline Hardy '11

May 27, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Web Sports Editor Just as it did earlier this season, the Staples Wreckers boys volleyball team swept rival Greenwich 3-0 in the FCIAC semifinals Wednesday night at Fairfield Ludlowe High School. The 25-18, 25-17, 25-7 win was the 98th straight for the Wreckers, who advanced to F...

Boys’ Volleyball Looks to Become Repeat FCIAC Champions

Andrew Glenn '10 serves the ball during practice. The team is hoping to have a successful season like last year's and become FCIAC champs once again. | Photo by Byran Schiavone '13

April 8, 2010

Julia Friedman '11 Staff Writer The Staples High School boys volleyball program has seen much success over the years. In the 2009 season the team won the FCIAC and State championships, and finished with an undefeated record. This year's squad hopes to continue the streak and add t...

A Coaching Era Comes to a Close: Bruce Betts Steps Down As Girls’ Coach

A Coaching Era Comes to a Close: Bruce Betts Steps Down As Girls' Coach

February 24, 2010

Carlie Schwaeber '12 Web News Sports Editor After 24 years of coaching girls volleyball, Bruce Betts has definitely made his mark. Next year, however, will be a little different. In May 2009, Betts decided to resign as the girls’ varsity coach because, according to Betts, he didn’t want to coa...

Wreckers Bounce Back with Volleyball Win Over Harding

Paulina Tziolis  '10 finishes a pass from Zana Hrvacic '10, who, according to coach Bruce Betts, had

October 30, 2009

Rachel Chernok '10 and Annie Nelson '11 Features Editor and A&E Editor Making a strong comeback from their devastating loss against Ludlowe last month, the varsity girls’ volleyball team won their game against Harding on Oct. 21. Following the win, the team’s record stood at an impress...

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