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CIAC shuts down state tournament, disregards years of work

CIAC shuts down state tournament, disregards years of work

Marina Engler '21

March 23, 2020

Amid the pandamonium surrounding coronavirus, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has decided to proceed with caution and cancel the remainder of all state tournaments. This was a careless decision that does not take into account the very athletes who are participating in the to...

Missed opportunities haunt Wreckers in 6-1 loss

Missed opportunities haunt Wreckers in 6-1 loss
Missed opportunities haunt Wreckers in 6-1 loss

Ethan Frank '20 and Jake Navarro '20

January 27, 2020

Darien -- The Staples Wreckers boys’ hockey team fell 6-1 to Division I New Canaan on Wednesday, Jan. 8. The Wreckers, a Division III team, held their own for a period and a half before the train came off the rails.  After matching a New Canaan goal with 6:55 left in the first period on a shot by Owen...

Milford co-op upsets Staples boys’ hockey

Milford co-op upsets Staples boys’ hockey

Madison Andrews '20

March 8, 2019

Staples Boys’ Varsity Hockey lost to Milford Co-op, 3-2, on Tuesday, Feb. 26. Tied at 2-2 with just over five minutes left, Milford clinched the victory with a goal to take a 3-2 lead. “I think the game went OK,” captain Jacob Stanford ’19 said. “I think we just underestimated Milford...

Spuck falls a game short of State Championship

Spuck falls a game short of State Championship

March 23, 2018

By: Eli Corenthal '19 In a 8-6 loss the Wreckers faced off against the Eastern Connecticut Eagles on March 15 in the state semifinal matchup at Yale University. Staples came in as the number one seed and their players were excited. “We were anticipating a high intensity, fast paced game which...

Top seeded Wreckers survive first round of state tournament

Top seeded Wreckers survive first round of state tournament

March 14, 2018

By Jonathan Kaner ’18 In 2016, the Superfans filled Ingalls Rink at Yale University on a late March afternoon to watch their Wreckers hockey team compete for their first State Championship in program history. After three hard-fought, physical periods against Stamford, the Wreckers walked off the ice withou...

Staples stomps out St. Joseph’s

Staples stomps out St. Joseph’s

January 23, 2018

By: Clay Crouch '18 On Tuesday, Jan. 16, Staples faced off against St.Joseph's in one of the most significant games of the season. The game was at St. Joseph's home rink in Shelton. Staples came away with an 8-1 victory. Captain Sam New ’18, Matthew Bidgood ’18 and Ryan Purgay ’18 combined fo...

Remote home rink influences fan turnout

Remote home rink influences fan turnout

January 16, 2018

By: Lili Romann '19 As their 5-1-1 record, as of Jan. 11, carries through, “Superfans” passionately and persistently attend Staples boys’ hockey games at their home rink in Milford, Connecticut. Roughly 17 miles away from Staples High School, the team’s base attracts many Staples fans willing to make th...

NHL Playoffs Round 2

NHL Playoffs Round 2

May 15, 2017

By: Zach Strober ’19, Andrew Vester ’17, Jason Streiter ’17 NHL Playoffs Round 2 from Inklings News on Vimeo....

Stanley Cup Playoffs Round Two

Stanley Cup Playoffs Round Two

April 28, 2017

By: Zach Strober ’19, Andrew Vester ’17, Jason Streiter ’17 Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 2 from Inklings News on Vimeo....

Snow draws locals to beloved winter locations

Snow draws locals to beloved winter locations

January 12, 2017

By: Molly Mahoney '18 With its howling wind, below freezing temperatures, boatloads of snow and looming threats of black ice, winter is a trying time for many. Westporters, however, have learned to embrace of the chilly months rather than resent them. Ice skaters, snowball fighters and sledders are...

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