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Staples girls’ volleyball defeats Stamford in comeback match

The Wreckers look forward to improving their season to 8-6 in their next match against Ridgefield on Thursday, Oct. 15.

Madison Andrews '20

October 18, 2019

The Staples girls’ varsity volleyball team defeated Stamford in a close match, 3-2, in the Staples gym on Tuesday, Oct. 16.    The game was dedicated to Rach’ Hope charity, an organization created to honor the life of Rachel Doran. The program raises money to support families with a c...

Boys’ lacrosse loses to New Canaan in scrimmage

Staples fights for possession against New Canaan to begin the game

April 4, 2018

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="5" gal_title="All images"] By Jacob Kogan '18 and Chris Andrews '18 The Staples Wreckers Boys’ lacrosse team lost to a top tier New Canaan team in a scrimmage on March 28 with a final score of 7-3. “Our defense played extremely well having not had our D coach for a week-and-a-h...

Staples stunned in first round of state tournament

Staples stunned in first round of state tournament

June 7, 2017

By: Jack Shapiro '19 & Zach Strober '19 ...

Win against Warde advances Staples through State tournament

Staples listens to coach Pete Najarian during halftime of their FCIAC game against Wilton the previous week.

Dylan Donahue, Staff Writer

June 4, 2015

The Staples girls’ lacrosse team earned themselves an 11-8 win at a wet Ginny Parker field on Monday, June 1 in the first round of States. Coming off a loss to Fairfield Warde in last year’s state tournament, the Wreckers started this game strong scoring two goals in the first 10 minutes. “I...

Staples Football Season in Review

Staples Football Season in Review

January 11, 2011

After facing great adversity throughout the season, the Staples Wreckers finished the 2010 campaign as one of the best teams in the state of Connecticut. | Photo courtesy of Ryan Burke '11 walked onto the football field for the Wreckers' first scrimmage of the season. Instead of playing in the game, however, he'd be on the sidelines p...

CLUELESS: Personal Finance Course Aims to Teach Students How to Manage their Money

CLUELESS: Personal Finance Course Aims to Teach Students How to Manage their Money

December 7, 2010

Image via Wikipedia The world of money comes with an entire complex language of its own. Students usually know and are very familiar with these two phrases, “how much?” or “charge it,” and, with the help of mommy and daddy’s money this is all they need to know. However, after kids graduate from high school and...

Aldrich leads Staples Cross Country to strong showing at XC Open

November 11, 2010

The Staples High School cross country team competed in the state open meet at Wickham Park on Friday. The boys qualified as a team, and senior Ingrid Johnson ‘11 competed in the girls race. The boys team finished 17th with 361 points. Senior captain Ben Aldrich ‘11 finished first for the Wreckers with a time of 16:41. Aldrich placed 22nd overall and made the all-state...

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal Answers Inklings's Questions

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal Answers Inklings's Questions

October 22, 2010

Image via Wikipedia This year’s Senatorial election for the second district has gained a great deal of national attention. Inklings recently contacted both campaigns via email to ask the candidates about issues that concern both Staples students and the state of Connecticut as a whole. By the t...

October 1, 2010 | Friday Mornin', Rain is Fallin'

October 1, 2010 | Friday Mornin', Rain is Fallin'

October 1, 2010

7:42 a.m.  A nor'easter plowed through the state Friday, dumping inches of wind-swept rain.   Athletes are reminded to listen to announcements for game cancellations.  ...

The Wreckers’ Achilles Heel

September 14, 2010

Matt Smith '13 Staff Writer The Wreckers football team had an undefeated regular season last year that brought them all the way to the state championship game where they lost to Cheshire in overtime. They come into the 2010 with high expectations and hope to bring a class LL state championship to ...

Staples Fall Teams Gear Up for The Season

During an early morning preseason practice session, Chester Pajolek '11 holds the football while Kosta Papadopoulos '11 starts his kick |Photo by Petey Menz '11

September 14, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Web Sports Editor Football: After winning the FCIAC championship and falling short in the state championship, the Staples Wreckers football team will look to repeat their undefeated regular season performance. However, the Wreckers will have to rely on players with little varsity exper...

Boys’ Lacrosse Revamps Finishes Regular Season 16-0

Boys’ Lacrosse Revamps Finishes Regular Season 16-0

May 28, 2010

Shannon Moss '11 Staff Writer After finishing 10-8 last season, the Staples boys’ lacrosse team was looking to turn a good team into an even better team. This season, they have done just that. The Wrecker’s surged into the beginning of the season crushing top FCIAC contenders, including powerhouse Ridgefield in an...

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