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Jeff Mitchell

Staples Boys and Girls Track Both Unbeaten

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Both the Staples HS girls and boys outdoor track teams are a perfect 7-0 this season. The boys, coming off their indoor State Open championship, have lived up to expectations, winning by an average score of 124-26, while the girls have exceeded expectations, winning by a similarly impressive score of 104-41. Both teams have also […] [Read More]
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All-American Staples Boys Shatter State Record

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March 10, 2012 Despite never having run together as a unit, the Staples Boys 1600m relay team ran faster than any Connecticut team in history, placing sixth at the U.S. Nationals at the Armory in New York City, and achieving All-American status in the process. The group was comprised of the three Senior sprint captains, […] [Read More]
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Staples Boys Set Records at New England Championships

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March 2, 2012 The top track and field athletes from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont all gathered Friday evening at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center in Boston. After a three and half hour bus ride, the Staples Boys Indoor Track team and a large contingent of parents sought out […] [Read More]
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Staples’ Lexie Schachne Wins Pole Vault at State Open Championship

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Lexie Schachne continued her dominance in the pole vault to bring home the gold at the State Open Championship last Saturday afternoon at the New Haven Athletic Center at Hillhouse High School. Schachne was the only competitor to clear 11 feet six inches. The win was worth ten points, vaulting Staples to 15th place among the […] [Read More]
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Staples Boys Win 2012 State Open Championship

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February 18, 2012 Despite being a dominant force in the state over the last 20 years, and despite winning nine Connecticut class championships during that time, the Staples Boys Track team finally reclaimed the title of State Open Champion last Saturday afternoon at the New Haven Athletic Center at Hillhouse High School. To do so, […] [Read More]
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Staples Girls Track Place Sixth at Class LL State Championships

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Staples Girls Track Place Sixth at Class LL State Championships February 9, 2012 Despite the injury bug, the Staples Girls Track team put in another fine performance, placing sixth of 22 teams in Class LL at the New Haven Athletic Center. The crew of Emily Troelstra, Amanda Giannitti, Tyler Scanlin, and Olivia Wiener got the […] [Read More]
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Staples Boys Track Win Class LL State Championships

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Staples Boys Track Win Class LL State Championships February 9, 2012 The Staples Boys Track team has a long, proud history of state championships, but Thursday’s meet at the New Haven Athletic Center marked a milestone: their first ever state championship as a Class LL school. Once again, the boys did so in style, scoring […] [Read More]
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Staples Girls Track Surge to Fourth at FCIACs

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Staples Girls Track Surge to Fourth at FCIACs February 2, 2012 The Staples Girls team finished up strong to take fourth place overall at the FCIAC Championships at the New Haven Athletic Center in New Haven, CT with 43 points. A surging Greenwich leapt from fourth last year to first, with 92 points. Scoring first […] [Read More]
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Staples Boys Track Win FCIACs

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Staples Boys Track Win FCIACs February 2, 2012 The Staples Boys “Dream Team” continued its winning ways in dominating fashion, racking up 107 points to take the FCIAC title—a whopping 43 points better than last year’s impressive third place showing. Danbury, last year’s champion, came in second with 70, followed by Greenwich with 52. The […] [Read More]
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Staples Boys Win, Girls Place, at FCIAC Divisionals Track Meet

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The goal of every indoor track athlete is to post a time or distance that is sufficient to qualify him/her for the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference (FCIAC) tournament which is divided into two parts: divisional and all-inclusive. Staples, along with Danbury, Greenwich, Trumbull, Central, and Westhill, who comprise the Western Division, battled it out […] [Read More]
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