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Jen Westphal adds to the achievements of the girls’ softball team

Jen Westphal adds to the achievements of the girls’ softball team

Rebecca Kanfer '21

May 13, 2019

She places her helmet on her head, laces up her cleats and tightens her ponytail. Emerging from the dugout, she approaches home plate and prepares to swing. Her teammates eagerly peer through the dugout fence to catch a glimpse. The ball is pitched and the sound of the metal bat in contact rings...

Complaints lead to suspension of softball coach

Complaints lead to suspension of softball coach

June 7, 2018

By Audrey Bernstein '20 and Kaela Dockray '20 *Names changed to protect the privacy of these sources Girls’ softball coach since 2016, Luigi Cammarota, confirmed on Monday, May 14 that he had been suspended from his position and was placed on paid leave. The suspension followed a series of pare...

Girls’ softball swings its way to States

Girls’ softball swings its way to States

May 17, 2018

Hannah Bolandian ’19   It’s the bottom of the seventh inning. The score is 3-3, and Staples is up at bat. The pitch is thrown, and Staples slams the bat against the ball sending it out of the park. Staples ends the game with another win to add to their record. For the first time si...

Girls’ softball succumbs to defeat against New Canaan

Girls’ softball succumbs to defeat against New Canaan

May 17, 2018

Chris Andrews '18 and Jacob Kogan '18 ...

Softball swings into new season

Softball swings into new season

April 2, 2018

By Amanda Kaplowitz '19 and Nicky Brown '19

Spring Sport Preview: Wreckers look to perform on diamond, turf and court

Spring Sport Preview: Wreckers look to perform on diamond, turf and court

March 18, 2018

By: Alex Reiner '18 Baseball Last June, the baseball team tackled Chad Knight ’19 and Matt Stone ’18 on the mound of Palmer Field to celebrate the team’s first ever Class LL State Championship. This year the team will be lead by captains Knight, Stone and Chris Drbal ’18. “I am excited to play, like I am every year, but e...

Staples Varsity Softball

Staples Varsity Softball

May 24, 2017

By: Chris Andrews '18 Staples Varsity Softball from Inklings News on Vimeo....

Softball falls to Ludlowe in opening game

Softball falls to Ludlowe in opening game

Talia Hendel, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016

The Staples girls softball team suffered its first lost of the season to Fairfield Ludlowe on April 6. While the Wreckers defense was consistently solid after the first inning of the game, they struggled on the offensive end and the Falcons came out on top with a final score of 5-3. “We played ...

Students train for tryouts

Students train for tryouts

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015

For many students, the week of March 23 may just be a typical school week.  But for athletes, these five days take on a whole new meaning: tryouts. The evaluations for Staples’ 13 spring sports teams begin on the Monday of this week, often times worrying those who roam the halls of the school every day.  Often times, the number of students vying for a spot far outweighs the...

Teams gear up for season with conditioning

Teams gear up for season with conditioning

Jimmy Ray Stagg, Web Sports Editor

September 19, 2014

A bead of sweat trickles down his face and plunges to the sand below. A drop quivers and falls from her forehead to the hardwood floor of the gym. His drenched hair bounces as he runs, spraying sweat everywhere like a wet dog. Even though each sport at Staples is different, they all have one thing...

Softball Preview

March 26, 2010

Jack Hennessy Web Sports Editor  All of the FCIAC, and state for that matter, should look out for a reloaded Staples girls softball team. Read More »...

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