Silent Auction Helps Top Of The Hill Team

Yesterday’s Alumni Day included the Staples-Wilton soccer game, an alumni-and-kids game on Loeffler Field, and a cookout at Dan Donovan ’82’s house.

In addition to great family fun (and reminiscing) at Donovans’, a silent auction raised a few hundred dollars for the Top of the Hill Team — Staples boys soccer’s booster club.

The fiercest bidding — and highest priced item — was a signed boot from Landon Donovan. The winning bidder was Johnny Donovan (no relation, we’re told).

Kyle Martino ’99’s signed boot was won by Mike Brown ’83. Mike also won a signed copy of Dan Woog’s new book, We Kick Balls: True Stories from the Youth Soccer Wars.

Other silent auction items included wine, donated by Seth Sholes ’77 (won by Jono Sollinger ’86 and Doug Fincher ’82), and a framed photo of Loeffler Field, donated by Carl McNair P’09, ’10, ’12, ’15 (won by Stuart McCarthy ’79).

Patrick Donovan poses proudly with Landon (no relation) Donovan’s signed boot.

One response to “Silent Auction Helps Top Of The Hill Team

  1. Many thanks to the Donovan family for hosting the event.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s