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"To be successful in anything , a person must always want to be better, not only than your opponent, but better than your last performance. Done correctly, being competitive is a wonderful way to always try to be a better person by learning from your mistakes and capitalizing on you successes."
---Hale Irwin
Schedule & Results
December
January
February
5th FCIAC Championship Results
7th FCIAC JV Invitational Results
16th CIAC Class LL Championships Start Lists/Live Results
21st CIAC Open Championships Entries/Start List
27th New England Championships, at Reggie Lewis
March
13th, 14th,15th New Balance Indoor National Championships
22nd  Team Banquet at the Norwalk Inn 1pm
Results

New England Championships

Great job by Staples!
Results
The Hour 
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Watch TJ Bravo Set the HJ Record

Anthony Bravo, New England Champion & Staples record holder. Photo credit: John Nash Click on the image to go to The Hour.

Representing Staples at New Englands
Hannah DeBalsi/Girls 2 Mile Run   1st/10:26.09
Erica Hefnawy/Girls 1000 Meter Run   8th/2:58.54
James Lewis/Boys 1000 Meter Run   8th/Girls 2 Mile Run
Luis Cruz/Boys 4 x 800M Relay   3rd/7:59.94
Benjamin Foster/Boys 4 x 800M Relay   3rd/7:59.94
Oliver Hickson/Boys 4 x 800M Relay   3rd/7:59.94
Chase Gornbein/Boys 4 x 800M Relay   3rd/7:59.94
Elizabeth Knoll /Girls High Jump   5th/J5-05.00
Bridget van Dorsten/Girls High Jump   14/5-01.00
Anthony Bravo/Boys High Jump   1st/6-09.00
Anthony BravoBoys Long Jump   2nd/22-01.50
     

Hannah DeBalsi, NE Scholastic 2 Mile Champion. Photo Credit: Sara Bassett


CIAC Open Championship

Girls finish 3rd; Boys 4th
Complete Results
DeBalsi runs 10:40.55; breaks her CIAC State Open 3200M record
TheHour.com   GameTimeCT 

CIAC Class LL Championship

Both Boys & Girls finish 2nd
Results
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Competitor/Event Result
Boys 4x2005th/1:36.73
Girls 4 x 20010th/1:55.41
Boys 4x8001st/8:13.99
Girls 4 x 8004th/10:04.10
Boys LJ/Bravo1st/23-05.00
Boys 1000/Lewis2nd/2:35.04
Girls 1000/Hefnawy2nd/3:03.14
Boys 600/van der Merwe14th/1:30.74
Girls 600
Boys 1600/Hickson
Foster
Gornbein
2nd/4:28.29
12th 4:42.40
16th/4:43.66
Girls 1600/DeBalsi
Martin
French
K.Smith
1st/4:59.95
7th/5:30.21
8th/5:32.98
10th/5:34.31
Boys SMR4th/3:48.40
Girls SMR1st/4:21.61
Boys 4 x 4002nd/3:34.74
Girls 4 x 4006th/4:18.13
Girls HJ/Knoll
Van Dorsten
1st/5-04.00
3rd/5-02.00
Girls 3200/DeBalsi1st/10:32.90
Boys 3200/Hickson
Harrington
Ahmad
Landy
4th/9:47.71
5th/9:49.00
31st/10:38.25
34th/10:48.45
Boys 55/Bravo
Spada
5th/J6.69
24th/7.08
Girls PV/Corde3rd/8-06.00
Girls LJ/Knoll3rd/16-06.50
Girls Shot Put/Washington14th/26-04.00
Boys 300/Larkin28th/40.36
Boys HJ/Bravo2nd/J6-04.00
Boys PV/LindwallJ10-06.00
Boys SP/Werner15th/36-11.00
 
Staples Girls are the 2015 Class LL Runner Up. Photo Credit:Nancy Sachs
 
2015 Class LL SMR Champions Photo Credit: Nancy Sachs

FCIAC JV Invitational

Results


Staples Boys at the JV Invitational
Photo Credit: Marcy Sansolo

FIAC Division Championship

Girls Win!!! Boys Tie for 2nd
DeBalsi wins 3 events; Knoll and Bravo win 2
Bravo breaks Staples & FCIAC Long Jump Record
(The Staples record was 56 years old, previously set by Per Haarr in 1958.)
Results
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GameTimeCT

FCIAC Indoor Track & Field Champions

FCIAC Central Division Championship

Boys Win; Girls a close 2nd
Results

DeBalsi and Bravo are triple winners!
The Hour

Competitor/EventResult
Girls 4x800M 2nd/10:20.63
Najarian/50M7th/7.48
M. Johnson/600M3rd/1:49.37
Barr/600M6th/1:52.60
DeBalsi/10001st/3:03.64
E. Hefnawy/1000M2nd/3:09.15
Martin/1000M5th/3:16.19
DeBalsi/1600M1st/5:13.50
French/1600M3rd/
K. Smith4th/
DeBalsi/32001st/10:52.62
Parmar/32003rd/11:19.09
Girl's SMR2nd/4:46.36
Knoll/HJ1st/5-00.00
Corde/PV1st/8-00.00
Levenson/PV5th/J7-00.00
KNoll/LJ1st/15-10.00
Rossi/LJ4th/13-04.25
Cadoux/LJ5th/13-01.00
Washington/SP2nd/30-02.00
Bartie/SP5th/26-10.00
Bravo/501st/6.25
Spada/504th/6.53
Robinson/3002nd/38.29
Han-Lemus/3005th/38.73
Spada/3006th/38.99
Cruz/6002nd/1:29.40
van derMerwe/6005th/1:30.38
Lewis/10002:40.39
Ahmad/10005th/2:47.47
Hickson/16002nd/4.36.96
Gornbein/16003rd/4:39.63
Landy/16005th/4:56.53
Hickson/32002nd/10:15.51
Harrington/32003rd/10:15.73
S.Driscoll/HH1st/7.87
Boys 4x2402nd
Boys 4x4002nd
Boys 4x4002nd
Boys SMR1st
Bravo/HJ1st/6-04.00
Lindwall/PV1st/10-06.00
Rider/PV2nd/9-00.00
Keeton/PV3rd/8-00.00
Effman/PV5th/J7-06.00
Bravo/LJ1st/22-07.50
S. Driscoll/LJ5th/17-11.50
Isreal/SP6th/36-08.00
   

SCC Invitational

Boys Capture 2nd
Complete Results

Bravo wins Long Jump and Breaks Meet Record;
Hickson and Gornbein go 1,2 in the 1600

Yale Invitational

Complete Results

Boys Win 4x880; Run 8:03.46
Girls HJ Duo of Van Dorsten and Knoll Capture 1st & 2nd
Bravo wins Boys HJ
PRs set & FCIAC/Class LL standards met

Competitor/EventResult
Girls 4x800M Relay CT/ Alvarado, K Smith, M.Johnson, French3rd/ 10:00.52
J. Lewis/ 800M3rd/1:57.78
Bravo/HJ1st/6-02.00
Boys 4x800M Relay CT Large/ Cruz, Gornbein, Hickson,Lewis1st/8:03.46
Boys 4x400M Relay CT Large/ Cruz, Lewis, Robinson, Han-Lemus2nd/3:31.06
Knoll/ HJ2nd/5-02.00
Van dorsten /HJ1st/5-05.00
Boys DMR Connecticut/ Gornbein, Hickson, Foster, Berman5th/10:58.46


Staples Boys 4x800 CT Large School Relay Winners (l to r.)left to right: Luis Cruz, Chase Gornbein, Oliver Hickson, James Lewis

Elm City Invitational

Knoll Clears 5-06 to Win High Jump!

Complete Results

Competitor/EventResult
Parmar/3000M3rd/11:01.79 
4x4004th/4:40.92
Knoll/ HJ1st/5-06.00
Van dorsten /HJ2nd/5-02.00
Chapman /HJ5th/4-08.00

Early Season Showings

Shaking off the rust, Staples posts strong early season marks

Boys Race at Hillhouse Winter Relays;
Win the Meet, 4x400, 4x800
Hillhouse Winter Relay Results

Competitor/EventResult
4 x 4001st / 3:40.15
4 x 800 1st / 8:25.23
Sprint Medley Relay6th / 3:59.19
Distance Medley Relay2nd / 11:30.49
Shuttle Hurdle Relay 7th / 19.15
High Jump Relay(Bravo clears 6-02.00) 2nd / 15-10.00
Pole Vault Relay3rd / 17-06.00

Girls Compete at RI CLassic
FCIAC and State marks reached!
 Results

Competitor/EventResult
HJ Relay7th / 10-02.00
Knoll/LJ 8th / 15-03.75
Corde / PV5th / 8-00.00
4x800 Relay8th / 10:36.77
Parmar / 3000M6th/ 11:26.11


Footlocker National Cross Country Championships

DeBalsi finishes 5th; Two time All American!
The Hour   GameTimeCT

NorthEast Regional XC Championships

DeBalsi 2nd;advances to Nationals in San Diego
The Hour
Video Photos from DyeStat Results



F.Y.I.

Friday Night PAL Youth Track Meet

Calling all kids grades 1-8!
March 27th 7pm Staples Fieldhouse
Cost: $20 per athlete
Entry Deadline: March 25th
No day of entries will be accepted.
More Info Here!

 

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Meet Day Essentials
Pre Meet Nutrition

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Boy's Calendar
Boy's Standards
Boy's Meet Schedule
Girl's Calendar
Girl's Standards: FCIAC  State
Girl's Meet Schedule
Girl's Logowear ASF

Order of Events
Pasta Dinners
FAQ

FCIAC Qualifier Results
Who's Qualified?

FCIAC:  Boys   Girls
Class LL: Boys  Girls

Wreckords & Awards
Boys LJ
Anthony Bravo jumps 23-10.00 to break 56 year old Per Haarr record.
Boys HJ
Bravo, at it again, jumps an incredible 6-09.00 at the New England Championships to set his second school record of the year.
Coaches
Laddie Lawrence- Head Boy's Coach
Jesse McCray - Head Girl's Coach

Girl's Team Assistant Coaches
Scott Burns, Joselyn Henry, Rachel Martinich, Cari Moore, Cody Simpson

Boy's Team Assistant Coaches
Dan Devore, Jon Foster and Joey Pepin

Captains
Girls
Sophia Corde 
Erica Hefnawy 
Elisabeth French 
Elizabeth Knoll 
Bridget Van Dorsten
Olivia Wiener
Boys
Jake Berman 
Luis Cruz 
Sean Driscoll 
Oliver Hickson