Inklings News

High school football players protest in Hartford over season’s cancellation

Cameron Manna '21, Staff Writer

September 11, 2020

High school football players from across the state assembled on the steps of the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford on Wednesday to protest the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (CIAC) decision to cancel their season.                                 ...

The decision on the upcoming year of fall sports

Staples soccer seniors hope that despite pandemic, 2020 season will be played.

Carson Kranz ’21

May 22, 2020

With the coronavirus calling an end to the 2019-2020 school year, it also brought the end of spring sports. The cancelling of all 2020 spring sports has been devastating for all seniors and athletes who were looking forward to taking the field. But now we’re left with one question, what about fall...

‘All American’ allows great binge during self-isolation

“All American” entices Netflix viewers as it provides another great teen-drama to watch for an easy and fulfilling television binge.

Carly Kaplowitz ’21

April 21, 2020

While stuck at home amidst the quarantine from the Coronavirus pandemic, many are struggling to keep themselves occupied, and trying not to cave into binging yet another series on Netflix. But how many times can you clean your room? It is about time you just cave, and head over to Netflix to watch another...

Spring pep rally possibility excites students; appreciates all sports

The Girls swimming and diving team sing Lady Gaga’s “Telephone” during the 2010 fall pep rally.

Giselle Oldani '22 and Natasha Taubenheim '22

March 16, 2020

Superfans recap Wrecker football season

The Wreckers’ football players during their 14-8 win against New Britain at the start of the season.

Samantha Felner '20 and Jack Lev '20

December 20, 2019

Annual Thanksgiving game fosters spirit

Chelsea Strober ’21

Remy Teltser ’21 and Chelsea Strober ’21

December 3, 2019

Pep-rally fails to celebrate winter and fall sports

The Staples pep-rally should include sports from every season in order to give a chance for all sports to be celebrated for their hard work and success.

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

The annual pep-rally before homecoming packs the bleachers full of students ready to cheer on the fall sports teams. Among those in the stands are the winter and spring sports teams watching the fall teams perform on the field. Because the pep-rally initiates the homecoming football game, it makes sense t...

Students Go Crazy Over Yalee

Yalee is a 25-year-old rapper, singer, songwriter and performer. Michelle Kaminski '21 poses with Yalee at the football game on Sept. 28

Grace Livecchi '21, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019


Wreckers dealt knock-out blow by North Haven

Staples’ offense in the pistol formation in the third quarter of their 53-20 loss to North Haven. Quarterback Jackson Zager ’21 finished 13 for 38 passing for 185 yards and two touchdowns.

Ethan Frank '20, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

North Haven, Connecticut -- The Staples Wreckers suffered a 53-20 loss at the hands of the North Haven Indians and their Wing-T offense on Friday, Oct. 18 at Mike Vanacore Field.  The Wreckers fell behind 13-0 early, and then things went from bad to worse as a fumble on a poor exchange from Stap...

Staples football returns fresh from bye week

The Wreckers used the bye week to focus on defensive strategies for their upcoming game.

Jacob Greenberger '22, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

After a week off, the Staples boys’ football team returns to action this week with an away game against North Haven. However, the Wreckers used the bye week a little differently than most teams would. “A lot of teams in this league definitely would take their bye week to relax and recover, and maybe have shorter, lighter practices,” Nick Prior ՚22 said. “But t...

Season two of “All American” starts off with a bang

All American season two will be released on October 7th at 8pm on CW.

Lucy Zuckerman ’22

October 22, 2019

Football, drama and romance all come together to create “All American,” a total touchdown in the entertainment industry. When the American TV show, “All American,” aired on CW and Netflix, in October of 2018, I was initially not interested in watching it. Sports shows are not what I usually...

Staples football takes commanding win over Brien McMahon

Ryan Thompson ’22 makes a miraculous grab over two defenders in the third quarter bringing Staples to the McMahon one yard-line.

Jackson Lev ’20, Paper Sports Editor

October 11, 2019

The Staples’ football team showed out in their fourth game of the season against Brien McMahon, with a commanding 35-7 win.    On Friday, Oct. 2, the Wreckers took on the Senators in an away game they very much needed to win after suffering a tough 7-0 loss to Ridgefield the week before....

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