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Jess Leon ’22 looking to pass the ball in an intense situation during the Staples-Darien game April 30.

Staples defeated by powerhouse Darien

Charley Guthartz '22, Opinions Editor May 4, 2021

The Staples girls’ lacrosse team lost to Darien 16-8 in the annual rivalry game at Darien High School Friday, April 30. Staples began slowly, trailing the Blue Wave 4-0. The offense initially played...

Julia Diconza ’21 was a key factor in the championship game as she had many shots on goal. The Wreckers look to get their fourth championship win in the state tournament starting in the next couple of weeks.

Staples field hockey shares FCIAC championship victory with Darien

Kylie Cohen '20, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

The Staples girls’ field hockey team tied Darien 0-0 in the FCIAC championship game on Nov. 7.    The game went into sudden-death double overtime before the referees called it a draw.    “They’re...

Staples boys’ volleyball beats Danbury in FCIAC semifinals

Staples boys’ volleyball beats Danbury in FCIAC semifinals

Madison Andrews '20 June 6, 2019
Staples Boys Varsity Volleyball took on Danbury in the FCIAC semifinals at the Fairfield Ludlowe gym on Wednesday, May 22...
Staples tennis FCIAC finals

Staples tennis FCIAC finals

May 31, 2017

By: Daniel Harizman '19 Staple Girls' Tennis FCIAC Final FInal from Inklings News on Vimeo.

Picture credits: staplesgirlstennis.com
Juniors Gabriela Vega and Hannah Bjorkman celebrate after scoring against Greenwich.

Racquets for Revenge: Girls Tennis Seeks Revenge in Upcoming Season

March 12, 2017

By: Alexa Moro '18 Coming off of another great season in 2016, the Wreckers are ready to go to the championship again for girls tennis. Last year they went 16-1-0, with their only loss occurring at...

Staples field hockey captures Class L state title

Staples field hockey captures Class L state title

November 20, 2016

By: Cooper Boardman '17   The whistle shrieked as Darien’s Katie Elders ’19 crashed to the turf. Staples defender Elle Fair ’19 sank down onto her knees, staring at the penalty spot....

Staples football falls to Darien in final home game

Staples football falls to Darien in final home game

November 12, 2016

By: Isabella Didio

Huge comeback gives Darien edge over Staples Volleyball

Huge comeback gives Darien edge over Staples Volleyball

Quinn Hughes, Staff Writer May 17, 2016

“I really thought we had it,” Andrew Van Riper ’16, starting libero for Staples High School boys’ volleyball, said following their match on Monday. Staples fell to a come-from-behind win by Darien...

Boys basketball succeeds in season opener

Boys basketball succeeds in season opener

Talia Hendel, Web Managing Editor December 29, 2015

The Staples Boys’ basketball team showed a little pre-season rustiness in the opening minutes of their game against Darien in Trumbull on Dec. 22. However, they managed to turn up the defensive intensity...

Staples football excels in 2015 campaign, finishes at 7-3

Staples football excels in 2015 campaign, finishes at 7-3

Fritz Schemel, News Editor December 9, 2015

The Staples football season ended in a 41-7 loss to Darien in the state quarterfinals on Dec. 1, their second loss to the Blue Wave on the season. The Wreckers ended with a record of 7-3. After starting...

There’s only one thing worse than taking the ACT

There’s only one thing worse than taking the ACT

Alice Hickson, Web A&E Editor October 25, 2015

I had a plan. On September 12, 2015 I was going to knock the ACT out of my life and finally reach the shining light at the end of an extremely long tunnel filled with what felt like non stop test preparation....

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