Jacqui – USA and Japan Meet Again In World Cup Final

2015 Women's Soccer: USA vs New Zealand APR 04

When the United States takes on Japan in the final, this will be the 32nd meeting between the two nations. While the Americans have been at the forefront of the sport, Japan came out of nowhere four years ago. In the previous 31 matches, the U.S. has 24 wins, 6 ties and 1 loss. Many […]

Soccer on TV This Weekend


Happy Independence Day to all! I’m glad to see that the weather looks prepared to cooperate with most of our gatherings and celebrations with friends and family. There’s at least one game that is going to pull us inside on Sunday as the US Women’s National team faces Japan in the 2015 World Cup Final. […]

A Beautiful Game


Despite last nights shock ending that sends Japan to the World Cup Final against the USA Sunday, there are games of equal if not greater import going on. Fox Soccer shared this one post-game last night. A wonderful story from Fox Sports. Well done!

NWSL Announces TV Schedule

2015 NWSL: Red Stars at FCKC MAY 23

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and FOX Sports announced an agreement to televise 10 NWSL games during the current season. As part of the deal, FOX Sports 1 will air three regular-season matches and all three games of the NWSL Playoffs, which includes the two semifinal games on September 13 and the NWSL Championship […]

Jacqui – USA Outlast Germany

USWNT Open CONCACAF Qualifying with shutout of Trinidad at Sporting Park

What a game. What an atmosphere. And most importantly what a win for the United States over Germany to send them into the final. Many fans were unsure if we could win this game, and they had reason to from our less than convincing performances thus far in the tournament. But this team played their […]

Jacqui – USA in Monumental Clash with Germany

USWNT Beats New Zealand Ferns in International Friendly at Busch Stadium

Two countries that have been at the front of the women’s game for decades; United States and Germany. Both teams are filled with experienced veterans, budding superstars and the desire to finish on top. This semi-final may be the most anticipated match of the tournament. Germany’s attack is led by Celia Sasic, Anja Mittag, Simone […]

Hailey VanDerLeest Named An NSCAA All-Region Girls High School Scholar Athlete

Nerinx Hall Celebrates Senior Night with a Win over Oakville

Congratulations to Hailey VanDerLeest of Nerinx Hall High School. She was named to the All-Region Central team for NSCAA Scholar Athletes. She is now eligible for the All-American awards which will be named later. Hailey is one of two Missouri Scholar Athletes, she is joined by MacKenzi Cullifer of Moberly. Hailey will play for the […]

Futura FC and FC Kansas City Announce Merger


Missouri is sending five teams to the USYSA National Championships this July and two of those teams are girls programs from Futura FC – the U15 Futura FC Pink Panthers 99-00 and U16 Futura Elite 98-99. They were joined at the Region II Tournament by two additional State Champions – U13 Girls Futura FC Academy […]

Maria Merlo Receives 2015 GLVC Sportsmanship Award


Rockhurst University women’s soccer standout Maria Merlo have been named the recipients of the 2015 Great Lakes Valley Conference Female Sportsmanship Award, it was announced by the conference office Friday. The GLVC Sportsmanship Award is presented to one male and one female student-athlete or team who has distinguished themselves through demonstrated acts of sportsmanship and […]

Jacqui – United States Overpower China

USWNT Open CONCACAF Qualifying with 1-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago at Sporting Park

Although the score line says 1-0, the U.S. outplayed China in every aspect of the game. This was a completely different team than we have seen in a very long time. We seemed relaxed on the ball, controlled the tempo and had our fair share of chances to run up the score. All of this […]