Inklings News

Girls’ basketball team snatches a big FCIAC win

Nicole Holmes ’21 sinking a free throw late in the fourth to ice the game in front of the home crowd.

Logan Gornbein '21

January 10, 2020

The Staples girls’ basketball team defeated the Danbury Hatters 59-44 at home on Jan. 8. Going into the game the Wreckers were 5-1 and the Hatters were at 4-1.  Captain Arianna Gerig ’20 was the Wreckers leading scorer with 19 points. Nicole Holmes ’21 had 11 points along with providing energy on ...

Staples girls’ basketball team beat Bridgeport Central

Over December break, the Wreckers won the Todd Burger Holiday Tournament where they beat Ludlowe and Warde.

Carson Kranz '21

January 10, 2020

The Staples girls’ basketball team blew out Bridgeport Central on Jan. 3 with a huge 68-13 victory. The Wreckers were led by captain Ari Gerig ’20 with 15 points and Kathleen Cozzi ’20 with 10 points. Captain Marisa Shorrock ’20 also led the team with over 14 assists.  It all started in t...

Staples girls’ soccer shuts out Westhill

Staples celebrate thew win omniscience's Senior day.

Carson Kranz '21

October 29, 2019

In a one sided match, the Staples girls’ soccer team shutout the visiting Westhill High School by a score of 7-0 on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Being senior day for Staples, they hoped to dominate and did nothing less in this shutout match. The result was helped by a stellar performance from captain Reese Sutter ’20, who had  4 assists.  Sta...

Wreckers defeat the Cadets in a close matchup

Wreckers defeat the Cadets in a close matchup

Charlotte Smith '21, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

On Saturday Oct. 19 Staples boys' varsity soccer team faced off against St Joseph for their senior day game on Loeffler field. The Wreckers defeated the Cadets in a close game of 1-0.  The varsity team is now 7-4-3  

Staples football falls to the Tigers

Graphic by Adam Greenlee '20

Carson Kranz '21, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

The Staples Wreckers varsity football team lost 7-0 to the Ridgefield Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 28.  Senior quarterback Jake Thaw ’20, briefly playing in place of Jackson Zager ’21, threw an interception at midfield with three minutes left, ending Staples’ potential game-tying drive. The T...

Boys’ soccer defeats Greenwich

Boys' Soccer Defeats Greenwich

Maria Krug '22, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Boys' varsity soccer defeats Greenwich by 1-0 game at Loeffler Field on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Varsity football unable to defeat Ridgefield

Despite the rocky start to the season, the team hopes to improve going forward. Their next game is Friday 10/4 at 7:00 pm at Brian McMahon High School.

Carson Kranz '21 and Logan Gornbein '21

October 4, 2019

Freshmen score spots on varsity teams

Emma Nahon ’23 and Francine Stevens ’23 rise to the occasion as they play with athletes years older than them at a home game against Darien.

Chloe Murray '22, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

Many high school students have experienced the stress of tryouts for a Staples sport. Walking in on the scene, one may see aspiring varsity athletes stealing glances off the coaches notepad after running the rigorous Man United Test.  Despite this initial stress, many athletes will testify that pla...

Staples boys’ soccer dominates in home opener

Reed Caney '21 made many saves, and had a shutout during the game.

Carson Kranz '21, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

The Staples boys’ soccer team shutout Trinity Catholic 6-0 on Sept. 1 behind Reed Caney’s ’21 clean sheet in goal. The focus for the Wreckers was to show their home fans why they should fill the stands, and they did just that.  Staples got off to a quick start, with  Patricio Perez Elorza ...

Girls’ soccer team bonds prior to season

Girls’ soccer team welcomes new members to the team, at beach hangout.

Theresa Vandis '20, Assistant Business Manager

September 20, 2019

The Staples varsity girls’ soccer team traveled to Newport, Rhode Island for team bonding on Sept. 6-8 in hopes of building team chemistry on and off the field.  Aly Sivinski ’20, a left back, believes the trip was well constructed, especially due to the importance of teamwork.  “A big part of so...

Varsity girls’ soccer makes history funding female trophy case

The varsity girls’ soccer team won many state and FCIAC championships throughout the past several years. The trophies won at these games will be housed in the new female only trophy case.

Lily Kane '20, Broadcast Director

May 20, 2019

The varsity girls’ soccer team has recently committed to raising money for the construction of a girls’ trophy case to house their many championship trophies. After years of filling up the general trophy case in Staples High School with their growing number of awards, the team is finally raising the...

One loss Wreckers Volleyball team sweeps Trumbull on Senior night.

Captain Logan Carstens ’19 spikes the ball over the net for one of his 11 kills.

Zach Horowitz '19, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

The Staples boys’ volleyball team defeated the Trumbull Eagles on May 13 in straight sets, 3-0 on senior night. The boys’ three seniors, Captains Logan Carstens ’19, Theo Gabor ’19 and Brian Wilk ’19 all played for the majority of the game, each of them contributing to the Wreckers win. ...

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