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George Smith’s Beats: An Inklings Shout-out

Published on January 24th, 2021

Staples soccer fans know what George Smith can do on the soccer field. Now Inklings readers know what he does off it too. The school paper recently featured the senior’s musical talents. It described his 3-track, self-produced [&hellip... Read More

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Westport Elite Team Tryout Inifo

Published on January 19th, 2021

The Westport Elite U-19 team is gearing up for spring. Kevin Fitzsimmons — the popular Elite coach, and well-respected head of Weston High School’s very strong program — returns for his 4th year. He’ll be joined [&hellip... Read More

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Obituary: Joan McCarthy P’79

Published on January 2nd, 2021

Joan McCarthy — a decades-long Staples soccer superfan, and the only mother and grandmother of Wrecker state champion players — died December 23, in her Westport home of 72 years. She was 97 years old. Mrs. McCarthy [&hellip... Read More

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Obituary: John Hendrickson P’96, ’01

Published on December 16th, 2020

John Hendrickson — a longtime Staples soccer fan, and the father of Jon ’96 and Matt ’01 — died last month, after a struggle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 81. John could often be found on [&hellip... Read More


Fred Cantor ’71 Writes Knicks Memoir

Published on December 11th, 2020

Fred Cantor ’71 is a man of many talents. A striker on 2 Wrecker state championship teams, and then a star at Yale University, he has been a lawyer, documentary filmmaker and off-Broadway producer. He wrote [&hellip... Read More

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Bruno Guiduli’s TOPSoccer Challenge

Published on December 9th, 2020

As a defender, Bruno Guiduli’s job is to keep opponents from scoring on Staples. But this winter, the junior is working at the other end of the field. He’s raising money and increasing awareness of TOPSoccer, [&hellip... Read More

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Enjoy 2020 Highlight Video, Slideshow

Published on December 7th, 2020

It was a shortened season. Still, there were plenty of highlights. Sam Willis — this year’s videographer — captured many of them in his great end-of-year reel. Click here for the highlight video. And Lori Pulichino [&hellip... Read More

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Wreckers Announce 2020 Honors

Published on December 6th, 2020

For more than 6 decades, Staples soccer coaches have urged their players to do what no other team has done. The 2020 squad certainly had a season like no other. COVID-19 caused many changes: 3 weeks [&hellip... Read More


Emerson Anvari ’20 Checks In From Hawaii

Published on November 21st, 2020

With COVID making the college experience uncertain, Emerson Anvari ’20 decided to defer admission to Lafayette College for a year. Instead, last year’s Alumni Award winner joined the Staples High School soccer staff, assisting Reilly Lynch [&hellip... Read More

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COVID Gobbles Up 2020 Turkey Bowl

Published on November 13th, 2020

The coronavirus has claimed another victim. The Turkey Bowl — a decades-long Thanksgiving morning tradition — will not be played this year. As COVID cases rise both nationally and locally, Westport’s Parks & Recreation Department has [&hellip... Read More

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Wreckers Celebrate Senior Day

Published on November 8th, 2020

In a year of restrictions and changed traditions, it goes without saying that Senior Day was different too. The Wreckers lost 2 end-of-the-season home matches due to opponents’ quarantines. So Senior Day was moved to Sunday, [&hellip... Read More

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Match Report: Staples vs. Brien McMahon

Published on November 4th, 2020

The Wreckers missed their 2 regular season matches with Brien McMahon this year. They scrimmaged during pre-season. But the Senators were on COVID quarantine during their scheduled back-to-back contests last month. They came off their layoff [&hellip... Read More