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Staples field hockey shares FCIAC championship victory with Darien

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 both very good teams and they should have let them keep playing,” Justin Honig ’21 sai...

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....

Racquets for Revenge: Girls Tennis Seeks Revenge in Upcoming Season

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 Darien. In the 2016 postseason, the Wreckers clinched the Class L State championship, defeating Greenwi...

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. It was a familiar, horrific situation for the Wreckers. Staples had lost the FCIAC championship gam...

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 2-3 in sets. The Wreckers came out of warmups fired up, and found themselves in an early lea...

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 and settle their offensive mistakes later on to make a strong comeback and come away with a 43-42 ...

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 the season 5-0, the team faltered to Ridgefield on Senior Night on Oct. 23. The team bounced b...

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. I woke up at 6:30 A.M. and after a quick caffeine stop at Dunkin Donuts, I was on my way...

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