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~ Vince Lombardi


National Championships- Emerging Elite
Congratulations to Lexie on her 3rd place finish at Nationals!
See the video of her vaulting from

CIAC Steeple Championships
Congratulations to our competitors in this week's
CIAC Steeplechase Championships
Competitor/Event Place
Kentaro Higuchi/3K Steeple 9th
Mikolaj Kulis /3K Steeple 13th
Samuel Cohen/2k Steeple 20th
Brad Payne/2k Steeple 28th
William McDonald/2k Steeple 39th
Ian Teran/2k Steeple 45th
Jarett Poliner /2k Steeple 54th
New England Championships
The weather was wet and the times fast...
3 school records(both 4x8s and boys 4x4)
2 New England Championships
Boys 4x4(Heil,Roche,Gallagher,Ray) and Lexie Schachne
Many PRs run

The New England Champion Boys 4x4
(Ray, Gallagher, Roche, Heil)
CIAC Open Championships
Results  Photos
Boys 2nd;Girls 18th
Girls 4x400 breaks 30 yr old record
Boys 4x800 breaks 21 year old record
Girls 4x800 breaks record again
Some races on Flotrack
The Hour   CTPost  
2nd at Opens
Boys 2nd at State Opens

girls 4x4
 Girls 4x4 breaks 30 year old records; qualifies for NEs
Ingrid Johnson, Emily Hanrahan, Tyler Scanlin, Courtney Mullen
Competitor/Event Place
Boys 4x8 School Record
Girls 4x8 School Record
Henry Wynne/Mile 2nd/4:19.32
Lexie Schachne/ PV 4th/J11-00.00
Max Hoberman/TJ 13th/42-03.25
Raphael Ray/400 1st/48.40
Jon Heil/400 13th/50.60
Ben Aldrich/3200 12th/9:40.58
Dean Hefnwy 9th/J12-06.00
Boys 4x400 1st/3:20.64
Girls 4x400 School Record

CIAC LL Championships
Results  Photos
Boys 4th; Girls 9th; Raph and Boys 4x4 are winners


Raphael Ray runs 47.99 for 400M;
breaks 24 yr old Class LL meet record and Staples record!

FCIAC Championships
 Results   Photos
Boys 2nd; Girls 3rd; PRs set & Record Broken
The Norwalk Hour   Danbury News Times

Competitor/Event Place
Dean Hefnaway/PV 3rd/13-00.00
Aiden McConnell/PV 6th/11-00.00
Lexie Schachne/PV 1st/11-06.00
Chris Coyne /ShotPut 4th/43-11.00
Melissa Mann/Shot Put 5th/30-01.50
Lexie Schachne/HighJump 2nd/5-04.00
Aiden McConnell/Javelin 7th/142-07
Max Hoberman/Triple Jump 4th/41-02.00
Danny Marriott/Discus 4th/115-00
Girls 4x8
Popkin, Kursten, Weiler,I Johnson
Boys 4x8
Gallagher, Bonner, Birch, Ray
Girls 4x1 5th/52.08
Boys 4x1 5th/44.33
Todd Lubin/HH 8th/16.35
Turner Block/100 5th/12.99
Henry Wynne/1600 1st/4:20.33
Raphael Ray/400 1st/49.57
Jon Heil/400 4th/51.31
Ingrid Johnson/400 2nd/59.62
Courtney Mullen 7th/1:01.05
Todd Lubin/IH 8th/43.45
Emily Troelstra/IH 7th/49.83
Henry Wynne /800 2nd/1:57.79
Jack Roche/800 6th/2:00.56
Georgia Kursten/800 6th/2:26.76
Raphael Ray/200 5th/23.20
Turner Block/4th 4th/26.72
Ben Aldrich/3200 3rd/ 9:52.69
Caroline Koenig/3200 7th/11:56.75
Boys 4x4
M Hoberman,Roche,Gallagher, Heil
Girls 4x4
I Johnson, Popkin, Scanlin, Mullen

Louck's Games
4x8 takes 2nd; 4x4 takes 7th
Results  Photos
Girls 4x800 takes 2nd.
Schachne takes 4th
Remigino Invitational
The Boys 4x8 and Lexie Schachne win!
Sun, Rain, Lightning, Delays & More
Complete Results Our Photos
Dyestat Girl's Photos
Dyestat Boy's Photos
Conditions varied throughout the meet
boys 4x8
Marsh, Roche, Wynne and Caffery combine to win 4x8.
O'Grady Relays
Results   Boys  Girls
Boys Win O'Grady's;
Girls 6th & set DMR record
Check out
The Daily Westport

girls set dmr record

The girl's Distance Medley Relay(Ingrid Johnson, Courtney Mullen, Emily Hanrahan and Georgia Kursten) broke the school record by running 12:56.90!

Irv Black Invitational
Day 2
Complete Results - Day 2
Competitor/Event Place
Raphael Ray/400 5th/51.56
Henry Wynne/1600 3rd/4:21.95
Ben Aldrich/3200 6th/9:54.86
Emily Troelstra/400HH 8th/1:15.74
Rachel attempts to stop the flood!
Day 1
Complete Results-Day 1
Competitor/Event Place
Boys Varsity 4x800
Boys JV 4x800
Girls Varsity 4x800
I.Johnson, Kursten,K.Welier,E.Hanrahan
Caroline Koenig/Girls JV Mile
Aidan McConnell/Boys Javelin
4x8 anchor - H.Wynne
Wynne anchors the 4x8.

4x8 leadoff - I.Johnson
Johnson leads off the 4x8...notice the flag!

New York Relays
Neither wind, nor rain, nor schedule gone awry
stays these courageous competitors...
Competitor/Event Place
Lexie Schachne/PV 2nd/10-00.00
Megan Lipsett 6th/8-00.00
Nina Lochoff 8th/7-06.00
Girls 4x100
Caroline Smith/ Triple Jump 19th/28-06.50
Kelly Harris/ Triple Jump 20th/27-09.50
Ingrid Johnson / 800  
Girls 4x800
C. Mullen, C.Smith, k. Weiler, E.Hanrahan
Girls 4x400
C. Mullen, T. Scanlon, E.Hanrahan, I. Johnson
4th/ 4:11.42
Awards/Season Info
Thomas DeHuff
Brian Wolgast
Our Scholar Athletes
girls scholar athletes
Ingrid Johnson, Coach McCray & Emily Hanrahan(not pictured Rachel Myers)
Cross Country

Ben Aldrich & Rachel Myers
Indoor T&F
Sean Gallagher & Ingrid Johnson
Outdoor T&F
Todd Lubin & Emily Hanrahan
Staples CIAC Scholar Athlete
Ingrid Johnson
boy s a
Sean Gallagher, Laddie, Ben Aldrich & Todd Lubin
Girls - Captains 2011-12
Nina Lochoff, Courtney Mullen, Alex Popkin,Lexie Schachne, Caroline Smith
out 12 girls caps
Girls - Coach's Block S
Kristin Weiler
Girls - MVP
Emily Hanrahan
Ingrid Johnson
Kristin Weiler
Of Interest
Alumni FootNotes
Season Info
Meet Day Essentials
Pre Meet Nutrition
Dual Meet Results
Boys 5/19
Staples 108  Ridgefield  42
Staples 93 Wilton  57

Girls 5/16
Staples 95, Ridgefield 53
Wilton 80, Staples 65

Boys 5/10
Staples 109, Trumbull 41
Staples 104, Westhill 46
Trumbull 88, Westhill 62

Girls 5/9
Staples 78, Trumbull 65
Staples 113, Westhill 28

Boys 5/3
Staples 146, Stamford 4
Staples 148 , Harding 2

Girls 5/2
Staples , Stamford
Staples , Harding

Boys 4/26
Danbury 82, Staples 68 
Staples 144, Bassick 6
Danbury 148.75, Bassick 1.25

Girls 4/25
Danbury 107.5, Staples 37.5
Staples 138, Bassick 6

Boys 4/14
Staples 102, McMahon 48
Staples 129, Bridgeport Central 20
McMahon 100, Bridgeport Central 38

Girls 4/11
Staples 93, McMahon 52
Staples 145, Bridgeport Central 0

Boys 4/7
Staples 106, Greenwich 44
Girls 4/6
Staples 90, Greenwich 55

Wreckords & Awards
Boys 4x800 Record
boys 4x8
Henry Wynne, Jack Roche, Walker Marsh and Sean Gallagher set a new school record at New England Championships - 7:50.55.

Girls 4x400 Record
girls 4x4

Girls 4x4 breaks 30 year old record
Ingrid Johnson,Emily Hanrahan,Tyler Scanlon and Courtney Mullen set a new school record in the 4x400 at State Opens - 4:02.13
Boys 4x 400 Record
The relay team of John Heil, Sean Gallagher, Jack Roche and Raphael Ray reset their school 4x4 record with a time of 4:19. at the New England Championships.

Girls 4x800 sets record
Courtney Mullen, Georgia Kursten, Kristin Weiler, Ingrid Johnson set a new, new record at NE Championships
Girls DMR Set School Record
Ingrid Johnson, Courtney Mullen, Emily Hanrahan and Georgia Kursten combined to break the five year old Distance Medley Relay record at the O'Grady Relays(12:56.90)
PV Record Set - AGAIN
! lexie clears 12
Lexie Schachne set a new PV record by clearing 12' at the Trumbull/Westhill meet!