Inklings News

Wreckers fall to Xavier on last second field goal

Xavier managed to kick a field goal with 1.3 seconds left in the game, leaving the Wreckers no time to mount a comeback

Jimmy Ray Stagg, Web Sports Editor

September 14, 2014

There’s the age old question of what would happen if an immovable object met an unstoppable force. This question was put to the test on Friday, Sept. 12 when Staples hosted Xavier for the opening game of the football season, but lost 3-0 in the final seconds. For the majority of the game, both defens...

Students forced to choose between sports and school

Students forced to choose between sports and school

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer

September 12, 2014

Staples students attending the football game on Friday night might not be as numerous as they normally are, as the ACT is the following morning. The first opportunity for students to take the ACT this year is on Saturday Sept. 13, the morning after the first home football game of the year. Many of ...

Wreckers gear up for opening game versus Xavier

 During a Sept. 10 practice, the Staples football team went through final preparations for Friday’s game.

Fritz Schemel, Sports Editor

September 11, 2014

On Friday night, football will return to Staples Stadium, with a crucial early season matchup for both Staples and opponent Xavier High School from Middletown, Conn. at 7:00 p.m under the lights. Staples players can’t wait to get back in the game action. “There's no feeling like it, walking o...

Join the discussion.