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Wreckers rout the Vikings for Homecoming victory

Students show their Wrecker-Pride at homecoming while Staples shut-out Westhill, 34-0

Jesse Greenspun, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014

On a picturesque homecoming Saturday, the Staples football team shut out the Westhill Vikings in an assertive 34-0 win. Highlighted by an impressive 167 rushing yards by Ethan Burger ’17 (#25) in his first ever start, the Wreckers now sit with a 2-1 record following a heartbreaking loss to Xavier on ...

Bridgeport schools depart the FCIAC

Cooper Boardman, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Bridgeport high schools Harding and Bassick will be leaving the FCIAC at the end of the 2014 season to join the Constitution State Conference (CSC). “We were looking to get the athletic teams in these two schools on a more competitive level with the teams that they play,” Neil Kavey, Bridgeport...

Staples Baseball rolls to victory and top spot in the FCIAC

Staples Baseball rolls to victory and top spot in the FCIAC

Will McDonald, Staff Writer

May 13, 2014

Enjoying the comforts of a sizeable home crowd last Friday afternoon, the Wreckers baseball squad jumped out to big lead early on over rival Darien and never looked back, winning by a final tally of 9-5. With the win, the Wreckers not only stretched their winning streak to six games, but they also st...

Baseball Defeats Danbury in FCIAC Finals 5-3

Baseball Defeats Danbury in FCIAC Finals 5-3

May 27, 2011

Photos by Caitlyn Rand '13 and Cheyenne Haslett '13 [flickrslideshow acct_name="inklingsnews" id="72157626702652003"]   Caitlyn Rand '13 & Cheyenne Haslett '13 Staff Writer & Web News Editor Staples baseball has rightfully restored its position at the top of the FCIAC. The Wreckers ...

Surviving the Cut

Surviving the Cut

May 18, 2011

In the mind of an athlete, it is a tragedy that is on par with a natural disaster. For anyone who has ever played a sport competitively, the fear of being cut is one of the most abhorred aspects of all of sports. At Staples, the decision of whether or not to cut varies on a team-by-team basis, with the ...

Bauer Leads Wreckers Baseball to Third Straight Victory over Norwich Free Academy 5-1

Bauer Leads Wreckers Baseball to Third Straight Victory over Norwich Free Academy 5-1

May 15, 2011

After picking up a big win against St. Joe's on Friday, the Wreckers continued their hot streak as Alex Bauer '11 gave up just one run in four innings and Brendan Bernstein and Ben Lipper each homered to help Staples cruise to a 5-1 win over NFA on Senior Day. Despite having only pitched 3 2/3 innings before Saturday, Bauer baffled the Wi...

The Downfall of FCIAC Boys’ Basketball

The Downfall of FCIAC Boys’ Basketball

April 4, 2011

Last year the Bridgeport Central Hilltoppers lost only one game in the FCIAC. This year they have won just one. This year’s top team is the Ridgefield Tigers who are 11-1 in conference play and have already eclipsed their win total from last year. It is incredible to see the opposite directions these two programs have gone in after it was Cent...

After FCIAC Loss, Baseball Looks Towards States

Colin ‘Boog’ McCarthy blasts a homerun over the fence in a May 19 game against Ridgefield. | Photo by Madeline Hardy '11

May 28, 2010

Bryan Schiavone '13 Opinions Editor As the boys’ baseball team nears the end of their successful 2010 season they are beginning to look ahead to the state tournament after their shocking FCIAC loss to Westhill on May 24.“It’s been a blast so far, but it won’t mean anything unless we can have success in the post-season,” quad...

Seniors Set to Lead Wreckers Back to States

Seniors Set to Lead Wreckers Back to States

December 22, 2009

Last year the boys indoor track team ended the season strong placing second in FCIACs and States as well as first in their division. This year, coach Laddie Lawrence hopes to improve upon that same standard. However, the team lost numerous key players totaling 17 lettermen. Even with these losses ther...

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