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Match Report: Staples vs. New Canaan

Published on October 24th, 2019

Two years ago, Staples was the first team ever to play on New Canaan’s new Water Tower Turf field. The Rams had never even practiced on it. Late goals gave the Wreckers a 2-0 victory, and [&hellip... Read More

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Yalee Visits Staples Soccer Team

Published on October 23rd, 2019

No, that’s not a misprint in the headline. This story is not about a Yale University alum stopping by to say hi to his former Wrecker teammates. Today, as the Staples team prepared for training at [&hellip... Read More

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Match Report: Staples vs. Westhill

Published on October 22nd, 2019

Saturday’s win over St. Joseph put Staples back on the winning track. But despite leading in shots 25-0 and corner kicks 10-1, the score was just 1-0. The Wreckers were looking for a more decisive victory [&hellip... Read More


Alumni Report: Chris Martenson, Andrew Puchala

Published on October 20th, 2019

Chris Martenson ’17 recently returned to action for Worcester Polytechnic Institute, after an ankle injury. The defender helped spark the team, which was 3rd nationally out of all 410 Division III teams for goals against average [&hellip... Read More

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Match Report: Staples vs. St. Joseph

Published on October 19th, 2019

Staples celebrated Senior Day today in a special way. Callum Wisher — the defender who has missed the entire season with a hip injury — took the field, and kicked off. It was an emotional moment [&hellip... Read More

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Match Report: Staples vs. Darien

Published on October 17th, 2019

The Wreckers played some of their best soccer of the year in the first half at Darien this afternoon. Then they kicked it up several notches after intermission. There was quick passing, strong combination play, smart [&hellip... Read More

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Match Report: Staples vs. Ridgefield

Published on October 15th, 2019

Most Staples-Ridgefield matches are tightly contested affairs. Some wild things have happened between the teams — particularly at Tiger Hollow. Today was tight, but not particularly wild. The Tigers field a young, defensive-minded squad. The Wreckers [&hellip... Read More

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Match Report: Staples vs. Stamford

Published on October 12th, 2019

Soccer is a game of inches. And opportunities seized, or missed. The inches went against Staples this afternoon. The Wreckers outshot visiting Stamford 17-6. They had 7 corner kicks, to the Black Knights’ 3. Many of [&hellip... Read More

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Sweet Staples Soccer Decals Are Here

Published on October 9th, 2019

The Top of the Hill Team has just sweetened the deal for donors. Members of the boys soccer booster club get nice swag. Depending on the level of support — which helps pay for coaching stipends, [&hellip... Read More

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Quiz Night Is October 18. Start Studying!

Published on October 7th, 2019

The 15th annual — and always highly anticipated — Staples boys soccer Quiz Night is set for Friday, October 18 (7 p.m., Staples cafeteria). Varsity, reserve and freshman players are busy selling tables for the event. [&hellip... Read More


1969 Team: Together Again

Published on October 6th, 2019

The 1969 Staples soccer team has an impressive past. They went 17-1-0. Their only loss all year was to Brien McMahon: 1-0, in the FCIAC finals. They won the state tournament in convincing and dramatic fashion, [&hellip... Read More

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Match Report: Staples vs. Fairfield Ludlowe

Published on October 5th, 2019

An hour before today’s game with Fairfield Ludlowe, the Staples boys soccer team met a dozen players from the 1969 state championship team. They returned to Westport — and Loeffler Field — to celebrate the 50th [&hellip... Read More