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Field hockey seeks revenge with season on the line

Field hockey seeks revenge with season on the line

November 14, 2017

By Jonathan Kaner '18 and Alex Reiner '18

Captains’ practices give teams extra time to prepare

Captains’ practices give teams extra time to prepare

November 9, 2017

By: Alex Reiner '18 The Staples Wreckers baseball team dog piled in front of the mound, yelling and screaming. They had just won the Class LL State Championship, the first in school history. While the team had worked and trained every day of the season, the Wreckers began unofficial captain’s practice...

Field hockey eager to end season on high note

Field hockey eager to end season on high note

October 16, 2017

By Jonathan Kaner '18 and Alex Reiner '18

FHOCK looks to steamroll to second straight title

FHOCK looks to steamroll to second straight title

October 10, 2017

By: Ben Pearl '18 & Nicole Dienst '18 ...

We’ve Got Spirit, How About You?

We’ve Got Spirit, How About You?

October 2, 2017

By Emma Rojas '18 It’s not everyday that the halls of Staples are filled with themed outfits, ranging from Pajamas, USA, Twin Day, Color War, Blue and White Day. Spirit week is the anticipated seven days where the school comes together and shows spirit by dressing up and attending the big fall...

Girls’ field hockey takes the game to Bermuda

Girls’ field hockey takes the game to Bermuda

June 8, 2017

By Hannah Bolandian ’19 Coming off of an exciting championship, Staples girls’ field hockey is gearing up for the 2017 season with an upcoming trip to Bermuda. The trip will consist of team bonding on the peaceful beaches and preparation for the upcoming season on the field. Zag Sports,...

2016: A Recap

2016: A Recap

January 12, 2017

By: Alexa Moro '18 and Alex Reiner '18 2016 Recap INKS from Inklings News on Vimeo....

Staples Field Hockey Team Continues the Legacy of Jinny Parker

Staples Field Hockey Team Continues the Legacy of Jinny Parker

November 30, 2016

By: Camryn Ragland ’18 and Alexandra Sprouls ’19 On a November morning in 1974, Staples super fans crowded the bleachers to watch their school’s field hockey team play in its first state championship game. The varsity team, led by Coach Virginia (Jinny) Parker, battled a tough game ending in a...

[Nov. 2016 Sports] Fall sports recap

November 23, 2016

By Shane Rabacs ’18   Boys’ Soccer The boys’ soccer team started slow but finished the regular season with a 7-3-6 record, giving them the number eight seed in the FCIAC playoffs and a tough matchup against top-seeded Greenwich. The Wreckers fought hard but lost 2-1. Goalie and c...

[Oct. 2016 Sports] Kirby aims towards a dominant future in field hockey

November 22, 2016

By Isabella Didio ’18   Just a week after beginning her freshman year at Staples, Kyle Kirby ’20 started in Staples varsity field hockey’s first game and led the team with two goals scored. Kirby, who began playing field hockey for Westport PAL in fifth grade, didn’t always enjoy playing. ...

[Oct. 2016 Sports] Staples field hockey looks to make playoff push

November 22, 2016

By Cooper Boardman '17   On Oct. 31, 2015, 39 seconds after Norwalk’s Marissa Mastrianni deflected a loose ball past Staples’ goalie Jodie Baris, the Wreckers trudged off Testa Field with their FCIAC season over, thanks to a 1-0 loss in the final minute, a horrifying result on a frigid...

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...

Field hockey defeats Ludlowe in FCIAC quarterfinal

Field hockey defeats Ludlowe in FCIAC quarterfinal

November 1, 2016

By: Ashton Dedona '17 Staples Girls Field Hockey quarter finals against Ludlow from Inklings News on Vimeo....

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