Inklings News

German students take field trip to UConn, win competition in German language

Staples German students compete in the quiz bowl at UConn on Nov. 14.

Siri Kanter ’20, Associate Managing Editor

December 17, 2019

German students at Staples took a field trip to the UConn Storrs campus to learn about German culture on Nov. 14. Staples placed first in the Quiz Bowl, a competition in that tested students’ knowledge about the German language and influence.  Thirty-seven students, in classes German 1 through ...

Rec basketball dives into annual March Madness tournament

Team Tanzer celebrates their 51-44 victory to win the championship.

Kevin Greer '19

March 30, 2019

The month of March is known to go hand in hand with a basketball frenzy.  Although the annual NCAA tournament has not yet begun, the madness is already underway  in the Staples High School fieldhouse. The 11th and 12th grade recreational basketball March Madness tournament came to a close as Te...

Boys’ soccer takes down McMahon at home

Boys' soccer takes down McMahon at home

October 5, 2018

By Siri Kanter '20 and Maya Brodows '20 ...

Wreckers rout McMahon in homecoming blowout

Wreckers rout McMahon in homecoming blowout

September 25, 2018

By Jack Dennison '21 and Andreas Lolis '21 For the second week in a row, the Staples Wreckers football team defeated the opposing team by at least 20 points, this time winning 38-14 against Brian McMahon. The top players of the game were quarterback Jake Thaw ’20, who threw for three touchdo...

Staples runs past Westhill to gain their 8th win

Staples runs past Westhill to gain their 8th win

October 8, 2017

By: Zach Feinstein '18 In a victory that spoiled the student section with many incredible plays, the Staples girls’ varsity soccer team beat Westhill with a score of 7-2. For Staples, Reese Sutter ’20 and Julia Lombardo ’20 both scored two goals, while Marlo Van Der Ahe ’20, Katie Laleggio ...

[Sept. 2016 Sports] Varsity field hockey executes new style of play in hopes of achieving season goals

October 11, 2016

By Izzy Blansfield '18 Sports Editor The Staples girls’ varsity field hockey team, led by second year coach Ian Tapsall, will execute a new style of play this season. “Coach Tapsall has made a huge impact on the team. Last year, he came in and created a whole new system consisting of a differ...

Varsity boys’ tennis dominates the court

Varsity boys’ tennis dominates the court

Larissa Lieberson

May 12, 2015

With the strong sun shining on their backs, the varsity boys’ tennis team managed to pull out yet another win at home on May 7 against Ridgefield. Not only did they win; they won with flying colors, with a score of 6-1. In addition, Ridgefield is one of the players’ biggest rivals. “They...

Staples boy’s soccer wins in a shutout against Central High School

Team members throw mini foam soccer balls to the crowd to celebrate their victory.

Blake Rubin, Web A&E Editor

October 8, 2014

On Thursday Oct. 2, a substantial crowd came to support the varsity boys' "pink" soccer game against Bridgeport Central High School. To show off their support for breast cancer, the members of the soccer team warmed up in their breast cancer awareness shirts, which was only one part of the "pink...

Varsity Girls Tennis Defeats Westhill

Varsity Girls Tennis Defeats Westhill

May 10, 2011

On May 9, the Staples girls varsity tennis team played a home match against Westhill on Senior Day. The overall score was 7-0— a complete victory for the Staples Wreckers. Although the number one singles player, Katie Reiner ’12, was unable to play due to a wrist injury, the number two singles pl...

Staples Leaps Over Trinity Catholic

Staples Leaps Over Trinity Catholic

December 17, 2010

Haley Randich '14 Staff Writer The Staples Varsity basketball team utilized excellent defense and offense to win against Trinity Catholic 71-57. It marks the team’s first victory this season. The game started with back and forth scoring by the teams, but shortly into the first half, Staples hit their stride and pulled ahea...

Turkey Bowl Slideshow

Turkey Bowl Slideshow

November 30, 2010

Eric Essagof '12 took some photos from the Turkey Bowl on Thursday, November 25, with Staples' victory over Greenwich.  Here is a slideshow: [flickrslideshow acct_name="55332806@N04" id="72157625341639929"]

Jacobs leads Wreckers to 35-6 victory over Norwalk

Quarterback Chester Pajolek '11 fakes the hand off to running back Tyler Jacobs '11 in the Wreckers 35-6 victory over the Norwalk Bears. |Photo by Eric Essagof '12

September 25, 2010

Brendan Rand '11 News Editor     The Wreckers  improved to 2-0 Friday night with a 35-6 blowout win over the Norwalk Bears at Testa Field. Tyler Jacobs ’11 led the way on offense, defense, and special teams, racking up 71 rushing yards, intercepting three Norwalk passes, and retur...

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