SoccerSTL Team of the Week, March 23rd

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A new effort on my part to try and offer some additional recognition to players. It will be a non-scientific effort, especially in the early stages as I am reintroduced to area teams. It will also be heavily weighted by the play that I see. Generally I find a sideline position that offers the sun […]

St. Joe Angels Defeat Glendale on Wickenheiser Brace

St. Joe Defeats Glendale on Wickenheiser Brace

The St. Joe Angels, in their second game of the season, were able to breakdown a resolute Glendale defense and earn a 2-1 victory at home today. Both goals were scored by senior Carly Wickenheiser (Texas Tech/Lou Fusz Becher), created with some fine individual effort. The Falcons got a late goal from senior captain Kasey […]

Cor Jesu Wins Opener, Shuts Out Glendale

Cor Jesu Wins Opener with Shutout of Glendale

A 77th minute goal by Mikayla Harvey, on a run and shot after entering the box, was the game-winner for the Chargers as they opened the season against Class 3 Glendale (Springfield, MO). It was also the first win for new Head Coach Dave Gauvain, who is reprising his role with the Chargers. He’s joined […]

EURO 2016 and other International Matches

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We are in a FIFA Open Date period, when leagues around the world (except for Major League Soccer it seems) take a break to allow for FIFA competitions or friendlies. That’s what the USMNT game was Wednesday. We were very friendly to the Dane’s weren’t we Match Day 5 of the European Qualifiers are Friday-Sunday […]

Granite City Wins in 2nd OT over Triad

Granite Cityy gets 2nd OT winner against Triad

Sophomore Grace Neidhardt’s run into the right side of the box and resulting goal 1:07 into the second overtime period was the difference in Wednesday’s match played at GCS Ballpark in Sauget between Granite City and Triad. Overtime came after the teams traded goals within two minutes midway late in the second half. Triad scored […]

Lutheran St. Charles Round Robin Opens

Ladue face Lutheran St. Charles in soccer jamboree

The Cougars have a four team round-robin set up beginning tonight that will culminate in a winner on Friday. That means they’ll be playing OT if needed. All the games will be on the turf and there is an admission, $5 adults. $3 students. Lutheran SC and Christian are members of Class 2 District 7 […]

Abby Wambach Chooses Country over Club

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Our Women’s World Cup correspondent Jacqui Porter returns… To watch, or not to watch…that is the question lingering around the National Women’s Soccer League this week. It was announced last week that veteran U.S National team member and NWSL star, Abby Wambach will not be playing in the pro league leading up to the Women’s […]

Monday Wrap – Howell Central, Summit, IWA win

Howell Central Opens with Shutout at Ft. Zumwalt East

The 6th Annual Fort Zumwalt Kickoff Tournament ‘kicked off’ Monday evening with five matches. I was on hand at FZE for a pair of them. You can track the point standings here. Congrats to @FHCGirlsSoccer for 1st in Ft. Zumwalt Kickoff Tourney. @eurekasoccer takes 2nd and @FZSouthsoccer @summitsoccer026 tie for 3rd — FZE Soccer Programs […]

Holly Cox Named Head Coach of Indy Greyhounds

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Congratulations to Holly Cox, a fine lass, who I’m confident is going to help the Greyhounds reach their goals. I will miss her smiling face around these parts. Indy Greyhounds – Holly Cox has been named the sixth head coach in UIndy Women’s Soccer program history, announced Thursday by the UIndy department of athletics. Cox […]

Missouri Girls High School Soccer Kicks Into Gear

Washington plays Timberland at FZE Jamboree

This is the week most schools kick off their Girls Soccer season. I’m starting my week at Ft. Zumwalt East, one of three hosts in the 6th Annual Ft. Zumwalt Kickoff Tournament. Games at FZE, FZS and FZN this evening, I’m taking in Eureka vs Hazelwood West at 5pm and FZE vs Howell Central at […]