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Staples Fans Assert Their Wrecker Pride

Staples Fans Assert Their Wrecker Pride

December 22, 2009

Ross Gordon ’11 & Lila Epstein ’10 News Editor & Editor in Chief “You have never beaten Staples in anything so suck my f---ing d---. I think it’s funny that a team we’ve already beaten is talking s--- to us. What could possibly give you any confidence for tomorrow when the last ...

Seniors Set to Lead Wreckers Back to States

Seniors Set to Lead Wreckers Back to States

December 22, 2009

Last year the boys indoor track team ended the season strong placing second in FCIACs and States as well as first in their division. This year, coach Laddie Lawrence hopes to improve upon that same standard. However, the team lost numerous key players totaling 17 lettermen. Even with these losses ther...

Where 0-18 Happens

December 22, 2009

Dustin Dobbs ’10  Sports Editor Before I start this column, I would like to congratulate the New York Knicks on officially not being the worst team in the NBA anymore. Read More »...

Wreckers Drop Season Opener to Central

Wreckers Drop Season Opener to Central

December 22, 2009

Matt Hawes ’10 Staff Writer  On Dec. 16, the basketball team was overmatched as they dropped their opener to the Central Hilltoppers 38-83. Read More »...

Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bri

Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bri

December 22, 2009

Mel Mignucci ’12 Video Editor When Briyana Theodore '12 fights with her mom, she throws the first punch, literally.  Read More »...

Boys’ Hockey Defeated by Rival In Their First Game

Boys’ Hockey Defeated by Rival In Their First Game

December 20, 2009

Emily Goldberg '12 Web Sports Editor The boys' Staples-Weston co-op hockey team experienced an unfortunate defeat on Dec. 17, their first game of the season. The Wreckers lost 9-0 to one of their biggest rivals, last season’s state champions, St. Joseph’s High School. The Wreckers lost to St. ...

Sports Teams Deal with a Tough Economy

December 16, 2009

Alix Neenan '12 Staff Writer Through fundraising, deal hunting, and pay-for-play, Staples sports teams are able to find ways to work with budget issues in a rough economic time. “The budget is never unlimited,” said Mr. Shepro, the coach for the boy’s ski team. This year, the ski t...

Jets Staying Alive In The Playoff Picture

Jets Staying Alive In The Playoff Picture

December 15, 2009

Cole Tessler '11 Staff Writer The Jets are keeping their playoff hopes alive with a 26-3 blow out against the Bucs Sunday. In Kellen Clemens’ first start since the 2007 season, he did a decent job managing the game with no turnovers. He did nothing though to prove he was a legit starter in the ...

Girls’ Ice Hockey Opening Game

December 14, 2009

Kate McNee '11 and Becca Boborow '11 Copy Editor and Staff Writer Despite a strong team effort, the Staples girls’ ice hockey team was defeated in its first game, 5-1 by Trumbull High School. “This was a good start, we learned a lot. This is a good baseline to start with and now we know what w...

No. 1 Staples Falls in Heartbreak to No. 3 Cheshire in State Final

No. 1 Staples Falls in Heartbreak to No. 3 Cheshire in State Final

December 7, 2009

  Matt Kelly '10 hunches over in defeat after a valiant effort against Cheshire. | Photo courtesy of Bettina Hansen, Hartford CourantComing off of the three best games of its season, Staples football looked to finish with perfection. They hoped for a win in the Class LL state championship game against the Cheshire Rams.   The Wreckers received the opening...

Giants Unable to Blow Season as They Sweep Cowboys

Giants Unable to Blow Season as They Sweep Cowboys

December 7, 2009

Eric Essagof '12 and Brendan Rand '11 Staff Writers The Cowboys could not hammer the final nail into the coffin that is the Giants season. They blew it 24-17 in a game that Big Blue had no place in winning. Not that we are complaining or anything. It’s just that the Cowboys should have won this game fo...

State Championship Game Postponed until Sunday

State Championship Game Postponed until Sunday

December 6, 2009

Snow has caused the postponement of the Class LL championship game between Staples and Cheshire. WestportNow has reported that the game has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday at West Haven High School. Keep up to date on the Wreckers' attempt to win a state title on www.inklingsnews.com....

Cheerleaders Warm Up for Winter Season of Competition

December 4, 2009

Lexi Preiser '10 Web Editor-In-Chief "Incredible, unique, and we’ve only just begun!” The cheerleading team repeats these words during practices as it prepares for its 2009-10 winter season. For cheerleaders, the winter season signifies a change from cheering for the football team to participa...

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