General news

60 For 60: Week 6

Published on September 23rd, 2018

Just 20 days remain before Staples soccer’s 60th anniversary celebration. fun facts continue to be posted on social media — one every day. Here are last week’s items: — In 1968, coach Jeff Lea kept 44 [&hellip... Read More


Current players

Soccer Car Wash A Great Success

Published on September 22nd, 2018

Who can resist Staples soccer players asking/urging/”strongly suggesting” that drivers get their cars washed? Very few people. From morning through late afternoon, 60 varsity, reserve and freshman players — and many parents — washed a couple of [&hellip... Read More


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Match report: Staples vs. Trumbull

Published on September 21st, 2018

Traditionally, the Wreckers have had 2 nemeses: Homecoming and Trumbull. On Homecoming Day, the pep rally and assorted events have caused many Staples teams to lose focus. They’ve played poorly when they’ve had matches; they’ve even [&hellip... Read More


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Match Report: Staples vs. Wilton

Published on September 17th, 2018

Staples loves playing on Kristine Lilly Field. The Wilton Warriors’ home turf is wide, and the competition is always strong but respectful. Today, the Wreckers had a treat: They were the opponents in the first-ever varsity [&hellip... Read More


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60 For 60: Week 5

Published on September 16th, 2018

With just 27 days left before Staples soccer’s 60th anniversary celebration, our “60 For 60” series is picking up steam. Here are last week’s tweets and Facebook posts: — The 2006 team had 2 straight state [&hellip... Read More


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Wreckers Inspire WSA Players

Published on September 15th, 2018

Young Westport Soccer Association players got a treat today. Staples varsity athletes — fresh off their 4-0 win yesterday — visited Wakeman and Long Lots fields. They chatted with youth players, helped them warm up, posed [&hellip... Read More


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Match Report: Staples vs. Trinity Catholic

Published on September 14th, 2018

In years past, after rains like the past week, Trinity Catholic’s grass field would be a sloppy, almost unplayable quagmire. But the Crusaders now play on beautiful turf. When the Staples soccer team made their 1st-ever [&hellip... Read More


Current players

Match Report: Staples vs. Danbury

Published on September 12th, 2018

Four days of rain left Loeffler Field soaked this morning. The forecast was for a cloudy afternoon. But to save the grass for later in the season, the Wreckers moved  today’s encounter with Danbury to the [&hellip... Read More


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Obituary: Darko Maric P’97, Former Coach

Published on September 10th, 2018

Darko Maric — a former Staples High School junior varsity and Westport Soccer Association coach, a professional player in the North American Soccer League, and the father of Peter Maric ’97 — died August 31, after [&hellip... Read More


General news

60 For 60: Week 4

Published on September 9th, 2018

With only 34 days left before Staples soccer’s 60th anniversary celebration, our “60 for 60” series continues. Here’s a recap of the past week’s fun facts: — Twice, Staples soccer teams went 39 regular season games [&hellip... Read More


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Match report: Staples vs. Fairfield Warde

Published on September 8th, 2018

Five days ago, the Staples soccer team sweltered in New York City. The 95-degree heat and relentless humidity wilted many players — and Martin Luther King High School provided even hotter competition. The past 10 days, [&hellip... Read More