Inklings News

Spring sports postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

The Staples boys' baseball won FCIAC and the state championship last year.

Grady Narang '20

March 30, 2020

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the spring sports season will be postponed for all schools across Connecticut. Governor Lamont ordered all schools to be closed until at least April 20 as the final date back is to be determined. As the decision affects all grades, seniors are left heartbroken wi...

Girls’ rugby team hopes for a great season

Staples Wreckers will be able to watch a new sport on Ginny Parker Field as the girls’ rugby team hopefully kicks off their season in the spring.

Amanda Rowan '22 and Charlotte Smith '21

March 23, 2020

Staples girls’ basketball moves on in the state championship

Nicole Holmes '21 taking the ball to the center of the court to try and make a layup.
Staples girls

Charley Guthartz '22

March 10, 2020

The Staples Wreckers girls' basketball team took home a win with a score of 58-34 after playing Kennedy on Monday, March 6 to move on in the state tournament.  

Girls’ basketball team snatches a big FCIAC win

Nicole Holmes ’21 sinking a free throw late in the fourth to ice the game in front of the home crowd.

Logan Gornbein '21

January 10, 2020

The Staples girls’ basketball team defeated the Danbury Hatters 59-44 at home on Jan. 8. Going into the game the Wreckers were 5-1 and the Hatters were at 4-1.  Captain Arianna Gerig ’20 was the Wreckers leading scorer with 19 points. Nicole Holmes ’21 had 11 points along with providing energy on ...

Staples girls’ basketball team beat Bridgeport Central

Over December break, the Wreckers won the Todd Burger Holiday Tournament where they beat Ludlowe and Warde.

Carson Kranz '21

January 10, 2020

The Staples girls’ basketball team blew out Bridgeport Central on Jan. 3 with a huge 68-13 victory. The Wreckers were led by captain Ari Gerig ’20 with 15 points and Kathleen Cozzi ’20 with 10 points. Captain Marisa Shorrock ’20 also led the team with over 14 assists.  It all started in t...

Staples will have girls’ rugby team this upcoming year

The boys’ rugby team has an offensive play during a game versus Greenwich.

Siri Kanter '20, Associate Managing Editor

December 6, 2019

Staples will have a girls’ rugby team this upcoming spring sports season. The team will be coached by Cassie Bishop, who plays for one of the strongest womens' rugby programs in Connecticut throughout the fall and has coached youth programs for upwards of four years.  Sophie Lynch ’21, who has grown up in a fa...

Girls’ volleyball falls to New Canaan

 Staples girls’ volleyball warms up for the game against New Canaan starting with their blocking routine and then moving into a passing drill, coached by John Shepro and Brendan Giolitto.

Theresa Vandis '22

November 8, 2019

In a game to decide seeding in the FCIAC tournament, he Staples girls’ volleyball team suffered a loss against New Canaan 3-1 on Tuesday, Oct. 29. “I think coming into this game we were really excited, because it was a big game and it determined a lot for FCIAC seeding,” Sophia Alfero ’20 said....

Girls Who Code club inspires new generation of computer scientists

The Girls Who Code club teaches high schoolers the increasingly important skill of coding, hoping to inspire a new generation of workers in computer science.

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

As the last bell rings and students file out of the front door eager to get home, a group of 20 girls race up to the third floor. They promptly open their laptops and get ready to learn a crucial skill:how to code. The Girls Who Code club hopes to teach girls the basic skills necessary to complete...

Staples girls’ soccer shuts out Westhill

Staples celebrate thew win omniscience's Senior day.

Carson Kranz '21

October 29, 2019

In a one sided match, the Staples girls’ soccer team shutout the visiting Westhill High School by a score of 7-0 on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Being senior day for Staples, they hoped to dominate and did nothing less in this shutout match. The result was helped by a stellar performance from captain Reese Sutter ’20, who had  4 assists.  Sta...

Staples girls volleyball team sweeps away St. Joes on senior night

Staples girls’ volleyball plays against St. Joseph on their senior night winning 3-1.

Kylie Cohen '20, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The Staples girls’ volleyball team defeated St. Joseph,  3-1 on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.    Captains Jane Van Arsdale ’20, Mallory Legg ’20, Brianna Dwyer ’20 and other seniors led their team to victory on senior night.    Van Arsdale contributed to her team greatly with 27 kills, 2 digs and 7 aces. Legg ...

Varsity girls’ soccer makes history funding female trophy case

The varsity girls’ soccer team won many state and FCIAC championships throughout the past several years. The trophies won at these games will be housed in the new female only trophy case.

Lily Kane '20, Broadcast Director

May 20, 2019

The varsity girls’ soccer team has recently committed to raising money for the construction of a girls’ trophy case to house their many championship trophies. After years of filling up the general trophy case in Staples High School with their growing number of awards, the team is finally raising the...

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