Parkway Varsity Invitational

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The PARKWAY INVITATIONAL SOCCER TOURNAMENT will be played Friday September 19 and Saturday September 20. Eight teams, including the four Parkway schools are participating. Additional teams include Francis Howell, Jackson, Cape Notre Dame and Rolla. Games will be hosted at Parkway North and Parkway West on Friday evening, followed by a full slate of games […]

Your Doing Stoppage Time Wrong

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SoccerSTL correspondent Anders Aarhus (@SportsViking) is now producing a weekly YouTube show he calls Soccer Central. Highly recommended. In the most recent edition, he speaks with Professor Nick Watanabe who teaches Sports Economics and Finance at Mizzou. Watanabe recently published a study on … well, I’ll let them explain it in the video. I sit […]

MLS Introduces New Logo

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A new branding effort by Major League Soccer was introduced today. I’ll leave this here without comment… darn, I can’t. So is the blank spot for “Insert Sponsor Logo Here”? WELCOME TO MLS NEXT Next. It’s a word that nods to the future with a wink to the past. Next year. The next generation. It […]

Hazelwood West Wins Overtime Battle with McCluer North

Hazelwood West wins in 2nd OT on goal by Alex Rutledge

A North County derby featuring Hazelwood West at McCluer North more than lived up to expectations this evening. McCluer North scored midway through the first period when senior Joshua Beane, one of sixteen seniors on this years squad, put what appeared to be a 25 yard shot that had the feel of a goal the […]

Midwest Regional League Opens

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The AFA Fillies 99-00 faced off against the KC Blaze Blue Angels Saturday evening in the second of three matches scheduled at the SLSG Creve Coeur soccer facility for First Division Red group play. The Fillies started well and had the first opportunity when outside midfielder #10 knocked one off the crossbar with the rebound […]

MCC Minute – SLUH Wins CBC Tourney

SLUH Jr Billikens get late winner against Vianney at CBC Tourney

After nearly a month of play, teams are beginning to find their stride and tactics, which is good for all high school soccer fans moving forward. But first, a rundown of the CBC Tournament, where four of the MCC squads faced off this past week, and Chaminade: Tuesday – with strong rain and lightning the […]

SLYSA U12 Girls – Franciscan SC vs WC St Louis SC

SLYSA U12 Girls soccer between Franciscan SC and WC St Louis SC

A beautiful Saturday morning and I took in a SLYSA U12 Girls match. No match report, there will be time later in their careers for that. Suffice to say it held my attention for the entire 70 minutes and it was good to see the work the young ladies were putting into the game. For […]

CBC Needs Late Goal to Tie DeSmet

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The CBC Cadets fought back late in the second half Thursday to earn a 1-1 tie with DeSmet in the second round of games in their annual tournament. DeSmet, who controlled much of the play in the first half, were rewarded in the 33rd minute when when Michael Scherping scored off a long throw-in by […]

Dave Robben Reaches 500 Boys Wins

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Congratulations to Coach Dave Robben. Per the tweet below, his Oakville Tigers boys team win over Marquette Thursday evening was  his 500th on the Boys side. https://twitter.com/BCzuppon/status/510245133174841345 The 3-2 win over Marquette, the #3 ranked large school in the most recent poll, should move the #7 ranked Tigers up a spot or three if they […]

Raven Loughridge Named NJCAA Player of the Week

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Via the St Charles CC Women’s Soccer team Facebook Page – The St. Charles Community College Women’s Soccer team is having a great day. On the heels of breaking into the top 20 National Rankings for the first time at #18, Freshman Raven Loughridge is named the National Player of the Week. “I have to […]