Inklings News

A Need for a Break: How the Offseason improves the Regular Season

A Need for a Break: How the Offseason improves the Regular Season

May 28, 2010

Raph Ray ’11 is a three-season varsity athlete at Staples, devoting his fall to cross-country, his winter to indoor track and his spring to outdoor track. With daily practices, not to mention track meets around the year, Ray is surrounded by the pressure to perform. Sometimes, though, this pressure takes its toll on the body. Ray has n...

Weightroom Cornerstone of Gridiron Glory at Staples

POWER LIFT: Captain Chris Coyne ’11 reps weights on the bench press while training hard in the off-season. Coyne returns to the Wreckers as an All-FCIAC Defensive-End and runner up in total sacks in Connecticut. | Photo by Lucas Hammerman '10

February 24, 2010

Dana Rappaport '11 Web Opinions EditorAlthough the football field is glazed over with a coat of frost, the football players still manage to stay warm in the Staples’ weight room.   Just as soccer players can condition and hone their skills on an off-season team, the football team’s p...

Jets vs. the Fish: an Unappreciated Rivalry

Image from remembertheafl.com

October 8, 2009

Everyone knows about the rivalry with the Jets and the Patriots with all the smack talk and the spy gate scandal etc. But there is another Jets rivalry that has been over looked lately. The Jets and Dolphins, who face off Monday Night on Oct. 12, have been rivals ever since the merger of the AFL ...

Join the discussion.
off-season