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Wreckers Announce 2018 Schedule

Published on June 16th, 2018

Four Saturday home matches — including a special 60th anniversary celebration — highlight Staples boys soccer’s 2018 schedule. Darien provides the opposition for that 60th match. It’s set for 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 13. There’s [&hellip... Read More


Dale Morgans ’79 Checks In

Published on June 14th, 2018

Dale Morgans was a member of Staples’ 1978 state championship team. He remembers those days — including pick-up games at Compo Beach and around town — fondly. He’s been away from Westport for a long time. [&hellip... Read More

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Watermelon Cup Kicks Off June 20

Published on June 8th, 2018

The Watermelon Cup — a longtime Westport tradition — begins another season on Wednesday, June 20. Teams have been announced, and schedules released, for the 6-v-6 league.  Each of the 6 teams — with players in [&hellip... Read More


Fred Cantor ’71 Meets His ’65 Idols

Published on May 28th, 2018

Fred Cantor ’71 writes: Very few of us get the opportunity to hang out with and say thank you to athletes who inspired us when we were kids. For those fortunate enough to do it, the [&hellip... Read More


James Hickok ’13 Checks In From New Zealand

Published on May 20th, 2018

James Hickok ’13 — Staples’ All-American and 2-year captain, and Dartmouth College’s 3-time Ivy League champion — is currently playing in New Zealand. He sends this report: Our Coastal Spirit FC team is sitting in 2nd [&hellip... Read More

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Chris O’Dell Returns As Freshman Coach

Published on May 15th, 2018

With Russell Oost-Lievense now teaching in Darien, Chris O’Dell returns this fall as coach of the freshman team. In that role from 2004 to 2015, Chris provided a perfect introduction to Staples soccer for hundreds of [&hellip... Read More


Chris Meinke ’05 Announces The Birth Of Tucker

Published on May 8th, 2018

Chris Meinke ’05 — the Staples soccer captain and Loeffler Scholarship Award winner who went on to star at Connecticut College, then became Longshore’s club golf champion — and his wife Carolyn are new parents. They [&hellip... Read More

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Loeffler Scholarship: Where Are They Now?

Published on April 28th, 2018

Since 1977, the Loeffler Scholarship has been one of Staples’ most prestigious awards. Given annually to a soccer player — or an athlete in another sport coached by Mr. Loeffler — the dozens of honorees have [&hellip... Read More