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Does Lonzo’s rap game match his basketball game: Born 2 Ball comprehensive review

Does Lonzo’s rap game match his basketball game: Born 2 Ball comprehensive review

March 27, 2018

By Zach Horowitz '19  On Thursday Feb. 15, the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Staples Center. Lakers Rookie point guard (PG), Lonzo Ball was sidelined with a knee injury, but his stat line wasn’t totally empty. Ball temporarily traded in the court for a studio, releasing his debut album, “Born 2 Ball.”   The first so...

Governor’s Ball weekend brings new trends to the millennial eye

Governor’s Ball weekend brings new trends to the millennial eye

Julia Greenspan ’16 & Jane Levy ’16, Staff Writers

May 6, 2016

On June 3, Randall’s Island Park, home to the annual Governors Ball (Gov Ball) Music Festival, will be bumping with beats dropped by M83 and Galantis, ringing with raps delivered by Kanye West and vibrating with guitar solos from Of Monsters and Men. But what should you wear when crowd surfing to The...

When in doubt, rely on intuition; My experience beyond the crystal ball

When in doubt, rely on intuition; My experience beyond the crystal ball

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016

Forget about fearing rejection by colleges; my biggest fear in the midst of writing this article was being rejected by yet another psychic. I went to five different psychics within Fairfield County in the span of three days for this article. Five. Whenever I mentioned I was writing a narrative about...

McQuone Honored by Best Buddies

McQuone Honored by Best Buddies

June 7, 2011

Alix Neenan Managing Editor Patty McQuone, faculty advisor of Staples’ chapter of Best Buddies, was recently honored with the Best Buddies of Connecticut “2011 Outstanding Advisor of the Year” award. She will receive the award this July at a Best Buddies appreciation banquet in New Haven. “I’m honored, but ...

Baseball Defeats Danbury in FCIAC Finals 5-3

Baseball Defeats Danbury in FCIAC Finals 5-3

May 27, 2011

Photos by Caitlyn Rand '13 and Cheyenne Haslett '13 [flickrslideshow acct_name="inklingsnews" id="72157626702652003"]   Caitlyn Rand '13 & Cheyenne Haslett '13 Staff Writer & Web News Editor Staples baseball has rightfully restored its position at the top of the FCIAC. The Wreckers ...

May 18, 2011| Recess Anyone?

May 18, 2011| Recess Anyone?

May 18, 2011

2:06 p.m. Score one for Andrew Marriot '14 as he slams the ball past Sydney Crossfield '14 during a pickup four square game during last period as they waited for the bus ride home. Pacman, Cherry Bomb, Bus Stop, Airplane, Popcorn --they played them all, and then went home....

Staples Boys Volleyball Comes from Behind in Fourth Game to Defeat Ridgefield

Staples Boys Volleyball Comes from Behind in Fourth Game to Defeat Ridgefield

May 14, 2011

Stevie Klein '12 Editor-in-Chief On Wednesday, May 11, the Staples boys volleyball team defeated Ridgefield 3-1 (25-13, 25-17, 22-25, 27-25) with a comeback from an 8-point deficit in the fourth game. It seemed as if Ridgefield would bring them to a fifth game, with a lead of 19-11 in the fourth game. How...

The Kandoo Band Plays at Media Lab, Best Buddies Ball

The Kandoo Band Plays at Media Lab, Best Buddies Ball

March 31, 2011

The Kandoo Band will appear on WWPT-FM’s Live From the Media Lab on Friday, April 1, to promote awareness of disabilities and will provide the music for the Best Buddies Ball at Staples High School on April 2. All of the Kandoo Band members were born with Williams Syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disord...

Eagles Fly Just Over Wreckers, Take Game and FCIAC Championship Bid

November 13, 2010

Photos by Eric Essagof '12. If anybody, going in, knew how close of a game this would be, the event would have been on ESPN at primetime. Well, MSG Varsity was there, so that will have to suffice. The Wreckers and Trumbull met today at Staples Stadium to play in what was sure to be a tight game.  The Wreckers, at 8-0, were atop the league standings, with the Eagles of Trumbull High School close behind hoping to squeak their way into the...

Breaking News: Apollo Moon Landings Not Filmed in Nevada Desert!

Breaking News: Apollo Moon Landings Not Filmed in Nevada Desert!

November 12, 2010

One small step for man, one giant leap into stupidity for mankind. I can’t fathom that people really believe the Apollo moon landings were faked. And I don’t know why people would even want to know, just because it is one of the greatest accomplishments in history. On the American Patriot Friends Network, there is a menagerie of different theorie...

Wreckers Advance to Second Round of State Tournament

Wreckers Advance to Second Round of State Tournament

November 9, 2010

The Wreckers soccer team got off to a great start in its quest for back-to-back Class LL State titles, defeating West Haven 3-0 at home in their opening round game. The 5th-seeded Wreckers had goals from Greg Gudis ’11, Court Lake ’11, and Steven Denowitz ’11 in the first half, while James Hickok ’13 a...

Staples Survives Scare on Homecoming 35-10

Staples Survives Scare on Homecoming 35-10

October 30, 2010

Cheered on by enthusiastic fans, the Staples Wreckers soundly defeated the Fairfield Ludlowe Falcons at the 2010 Homecoming football game 35-10. Key players included running back Tyler Jacobs '11, wide receiver Jason Mawicke '11, and quarterback Chester Pajolek '11, who was taken out during the game due to a leg injury and replaced by freshman Jack Massie '14. In the early minutes of the game, neither team was able to gain a clear advantage; though the Falcons won the coin...

Protect this House: The Challenge of being the Last Defense

Protect this House: The Challenge of being the Last Defense

October 22, 2010

Mike Nussbaum '11 Web Managing Editor It’s a goalie’s worst nightmare: a penalty shot to decide a crucial second round state championship game. Jenn Hoets ’11 sets up in goal, taps her pads, looks to make sure she is not favoring one side of the net and crouches into her ready position. Hoets looks her opponent in the eye as she makes a ...

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