MIKE STAPLES Mike Staples graduated in 1964 from Weston High School where he lettered in basketball and baseball.  He was able to pitch several no hitters in high school and summer league competition.  Mike then attended La. Tech where he pitched with the Ruston American Legion Team.  As a high school coach Mike excelled as he coached baseball at Dodson, Chatham and at Weston High Schools 1970-1984.  He led Weston to four state titles and two runners-up.  The Wolves were district champions nine of the eleven years he coached them.  His personal record as coach was 144-46 or 76% of the games.  Mike was named LHSAA Coach of the Year three years and was selected to coach in the State All Star game.