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Reid Staples enjoys time on soccer field

Reid Staples plays soccer with the Madison Arsenal U-10 club. CONTRIBUTED
Reid Staples plays soccer with the Madison Arsenal U-10 club. CONTRIBUTED

MADISON – Reid Staples likes the smell of damp grass on the field and sunshine in his eyes because that combination means he is on the soccer field.

“I love to play football and basketball for fun, but the sport I officially play is soccer,” Reid said.

He plays on the Madison Arsenal U-10 club. “I play forward and midfielder mostly,” he said. “I love being on the field with my teammates and running around.”

Reid attends Mill Creek Elementary School, where he is in third grade. His brother Ryder attends pre-school at Mill Creek. Reid and his family moved to Madison in 2013 for his father, Benjamin W. Staples, to accept a new position with AT&T.

Q & A

Q: What are your favorite restaurants?

A: Reid enjoys eating a diverse variety of different foods. His choices in restaurants are Saffron Indian Restaurant, Marco’s Pizza and Cricket’s.

Q: What are your favorite foods?

A: Lemon pepper wings.

Q: What are your favorite sports teams? 

A: In soccer, Reid’s favorite team is Real Madrid. When football season starts, Reid will be cheering for the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Q: What is your favorite sports memory?

A: From all of the games that he was played, Reid will always remember “winning the 2016 Mobile Bay Spring Soccer Classic with my team.”

Q: What do you like to do in your free time? 

A: “I like to read, play with LEGOs, watch movies or play PlayStation with my brother,” Reid said.

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