General news

Meetings Set For Returnees, Rising Frosh

Published on May 19th, 2022

All returning players should attend a meeting with head coach Russell Oost-Lievense at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, in the Staples High School cafeteria. In addition, incoming freshmen (current 8th graders) who plan to try [&hellip... Read More

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Seniors Announce College Choices

Published on May 14th, 2022

Eighteen seniors — believed to be the largest graduating class in Staples soccer history — receive their diplomas on June 16. Will Adams will continue to play in college, at St. Olaf in Minnesota. He’ll have [&hellip... Read More

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Pre-Season Camp Registration Now Open

Published on May 13th, 2022

Staples boys soccer’s pre-season program will have a new look this summer. Head coach Russell Oost-Lievense says: “This year, we will introduce a new program to our preseason model that the coaching staff is very excited [&hellip... Read More

Current players

“Wreckers” Win WIN U-19 Tournament

Published on March 21st, 2022

A self-organized, self-coached team of varsity and reserve players — plus 2 current seniors who played in the past — cruised to the championship of the Westport Soccer Association’s annual WIN Tournament on Saturday. They won [&hellip... Read More

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Dan Woog Endows United Soccer Coaches Fund

Published on February 7th, 2022

Dan Woog has 2 passions in soccer: Staples High School, and LGBTQ advocacy. He also credits United Soccer Coaches — the 30,000-member national organization, comprising professional, college, high school and youth coaches — for its inspiration, [&hellip... Read More

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Dan Woog Retires As Staples Coach

Published on January 7th, 2022

For only the 3rd time in history, Staples soccer program will be hiring a new head coach. This afternoon, Dan Woog announced his retirement as leader of the program. He is just the 3rd permanent head [&hellip... Read More


Andrew McWilliams ’02 Announces The Birth …

Published on December 20th, 2021

… of Mallory Grand McWilliams. Andrew is lead avalanche technician and a ski patrol member at Arapahoe Basin in Colorado. He, Mallory and mother Linsey Hempel are all doing well, reports the gratified grandma, Luisa Francoeur. [&hellip... Read More


Mike Noonan ’79 Coaches Clemson To D-I Crown

Published on December 12th, 2021

A former Staples soccer program reached the pinnacle of college soccer today. Mike Noonan ’79 coached Clemson University to the NCAA Division I national championship. The Tigers scored just 27 seconds into the match, then rode [&hellip... Read More

Current players

2021 Highlight Video, Slideshow Now Online

Published on December 6th, 2021

There were many highlights at Staples soccer’s banquet last night. Sandro Moreno’s slideshow, and Sam Willis’ video, were 2 of the biggest. Sandro’s photo montage captured the joys of all 3 teams: varsity, reserves and freshman. [&hellip... Read More

Current players

Soccer Banquet Returns In Style

Published on December 5th, 2021

The final event of the 2021 season — the 63rd annual Staples High School boys soccer banquet — was held tonight. As always, it was a cause for pride, reflection, memories, joy and love. It was [&hellip... Read More