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Crucial 72-65 win against Wilton sends Staples boys’ basketball team into FCIACS

The Wreckers boys' basketball team pulled out a 72-65 win in a season-deciding game on Feb. 26 against Wilton sending them into FCIACS.

Marlo Von der Ahe ’20

March 9, 2020

The Staples boys basketball team pulled out a 72-65 win in a season-deciding game on Feb. 26 against Wilton. The Wreckers record prior to the game was 13-6. The game was important to the Wreckers because they needed to win in order to qualify for the FCIAC tournament.   Led by coach Colin Devine, Staples started s...

Undefeated Staples takes down top seeded Trinity in a late night thriller

The Staples Wreckers took on Trinity Catholic on January 10 picking up there seventh straight win

Jacob Navarro ’20

January 27, 2020

March madness came early as captain Jake Thaw ’20 and the Staples Wreckers took down Trinity 66-59 on Jan. 10 to pick up their seventh win.    The Wreckers took an early lead as they were up 15 after the first quarter. Lucas Basich ’21 led the Wreckers with 23 points while connecting on...

Staples basketball continues their undefeated season as they improve to 7-0

Staples was in control for most of the game, they had a comfortable double digit lead, but in the last two minutes Trinity made a comeback. The lead was cut to just three points with 20 seconds left when two clutch free throws gave the Wreckers a two score lead.
Staples Boys' Basketball game

Carson Kranz '21

January 27, 2020

After a huge win for the Staples boys varsity team the Wreckers are now 7-0 and playing with fire. The game took place on Friday Jan. 10 and the stands were packed for the 66-59 win over the best team in the state.

Girls’ basketball team snatches a big FCIAC win

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

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 leading scorer with 19 points. Nicole Holmes ’21 had 11 points along with providing energy on ...

Staples field hockey team moves onto states

Jess Leon ’22 in full speed during the semifinals game against Norwalk at Weston high school for the win. Staples beat Norwalk to advance to the state championship.

Charley Guthartz '22, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

The Staples girls’ field hockey team beat Norwalk 3-0 in the semifinals on Nov. 19 at Weston High School. Winning this game put them to the next level of the state tournament, which is the championship game.  Going into this game Staples was the number four seed and Norwalk was the number nine ...

Field hockey team advances to next round in states

The Wreckers headed into states with a record of 13-1 and the one lost being to Darien. The Wreckers played Darien again in the FCIAC championship game, going into double overtime and ending in a tie. The Blue Wave and Wreckers were announced co-champions.

November 15, 2019

The Staples girls’ field hockey team beat New Milford 4-1 in the first round of states on Nov. 13 at Ginny Parker Field. The Wreckers came into the tournament as the fourth seed while the Green Wave was the 13th seed. Jess Leon ’22 started the momentum of the game for the Wreckers. The Wreckers...

Nine seniors pace Wreckers to win on senior day

Staples Kyle Kirby ’20 shoots in the first half of a game against Trumbull on Oct. 10. Kirby scored three goals for the Wreckers in their 5-0 win.

Ethan Frank '20, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Nine seniors started their senior day game on Thursday, Oct. 10 and led the team to a 5-0 victory over Trumbull.  The Wreckers got on the board with 14:30 left in the first half on a goal by Kyle Kirby ’20. They had a lot of missed opportunities in the first 15 minutes, including three missed c...

Staples football takes commanding win over Brien McMahon

Ryan Thompson ’22 makes a miraculous grab over two defenders in the third quarter bringing Staples to the McMahon one yard-line.

Jackson Lev ’20, Paper Sports Editor

October 11, 2019

The Staples’ football team showed out in their fourth game of the season against Brien McMahon, with a commanding 35-7 win.    On Friday, Oct. 2, the Wreckers took on the Senators in an away game they very much needed to win after suffering a tough 7-0 loss to Ridgefield the week before....

Staples boys’ volleyball beats Danbury in FCIAC semifinals

Staples boys’ volleyball beats Danbury in FCIAC semifinals

Madison Andrews '20

June 6, 2019

Staples Boys Varsity Volleyball took on Danbury in the FCIAC semifinals at the Fairfield Ludlowe gym on Wednesday, May 22...

Staples’ baseball defeats Norwalk in state tournament

Staples' baseball defeats Norwalk in state tournament

Maya Brodows '20 and Siri Kanter '20

June 6, 2019

Adam Petro '20 reached base on a single to right field...

Baseball players slide into senior day

The Staples boys’ baseball team celebrated their senior day on Friday, May 16.

Lili Romann '19

May 31, 2019

As Staples boys' basketball coach Colin Devine said, "The senior's got a great day for baseball." The boys' baseball team had their Senior Day ceremony May 16...

Boys’ lacrosse uses balanced attack to defeat Ludlowe

Boys' lacrosse uses balanced attack to defeat Ludlowe

Kevin Rabacs '19

May 16, 2019

The Staples boys’ lacrosse team beat Ludlowe 12-6 in the annual Sticks for Soldiers game on Saturday May 4. Ten different players contributed goals for the Wreckers. Kyle Hines ’20 finished with a game high three points, two goals and one assist. “We trusted the system, and stuck to the game...

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