Other News of Note


The Soccer Game That Changed Lives in Afghanistan

A story about our favorite game, one that brings countries and cultures together through the shared experience of playing the game. In this case, it’s 2004 amid the height of the Afghanistan war. A team created from Coalition forces, that included two female American officers, played against an Afghan squad that included players from all […]


Casting Call for Disney Film “Pete’s Dragon”

I posted about a casting call once previously and the kid’s now in Hollywood chasing the dream. Without previous experience. So if you know some 8-9 year old boys interested in the movies and acting… CASTING CALL FOR THE DISNEY FILM “PETE’S DRAGON” Joni Tackette Casting is scouting the St. Louis region for the lead […]


St Louis Varsity Soccer Showcase 2014

The Varsity Showcase event kicks off Thursday, it runs through Saturday, and will include a pair of Showcase games on Friday evening to recognize individual players following the first three games. There are 36 teams this year, all boys, and includes dual teams entered by Rockhurst, Eureka, Howell and Zumwalt South (the hosts). The event […]


Kansas City Gives Besler and Zusi a Hero’s Welcome

By Collin and Russell Hickey On a warm, sunny Kansas City afternoon, Sporting Park welcomed back midfielder Graham Zusi and central defender Matt Besler from duty with the United States Men’s National Team. With the smoke from the fireworks still hanging over the field, the crowd began chanting “U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!” Besler and Zusi appeared […]

2014-06-28 MAC St Louis Senior Girls High School Soccer All-Stars match at Soccer Park

Alli Magaletta is an NSCAA All-American Soccer Player

St Joseph Academy graduate Alli Magaletta, who will play for the Mizzou Tigers beginning this Fall, has been named an NSCAA All-American. She is one of three players in Missouri accorded the honor along with Dorian Bailey and Savannah Trujillo of St Teresa’s. Magaletta’s final High School game was a come from behind Class 3 […]


Dorsey on the World Cup And The USMNT

Regular contributor Mark Dorsey looks at the USMNT performance and considers what it might mean. If you’d like to contribute a story contact Ole Reflecting and looking forward: The United States is out of the World Cup after losing in dramatic fashion to Belgium on Tuesday.  Thanks to ESPN and social media, this team captured the […]

2014-06-28 MAC St Louis Senior Girls High School Soccer All-Stars match at Soccer Park

NSCAA All-Central Region Honors for 11 in Missouri

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Region Team, formerly All-Midwest, for 2014 spring campaign includes eleven players from Missouri. The list is provided below along with links to College biographies for the seniors and related background material. For High School foes Allie Hess and Savannah Trujillo, future Mizzou teammates were successful helping Sporting […]


Incarnate Word Soccer Camp

The Incarnate Word Soccer Camp is going to be hosted in evening sessions and new Varsity coaching staff member Jennifer Mers will direct skills training and camp activities July 14th – 17th at IWA Field. The Red Knights of Incarnate Word, one of the most prestigious high school soccer programs in the state are pleased […]