Triad Knights and Belleville West Open Metro Cup with Wins

The Triad Knights, who fought back from a 1-3 deficit to defeat Springfield 4-3 in two overtimes last May in the Class 2A Sectional semifinals, opened the 2017 season with a 3-0 win over the Senators on Monday night at Belleville West. PHOTO GALLERY – Triad v Springfield Springfield had the better opportunities in the […]

2017 Metro Cup Opens Illinois High School Soccer Season

The llinois High School soccer season opens today and the 2017 Metro Cup Tourney always ensures the season starts with a burst of competitive juices for the participating team. There are two brackets, the large school Adidas bracket being played at Edwardsville and Belleville West High Schools and the small school Nike Bracket being played […]

Edwardsville Tigers Top Seed in Illinois Class 3A Soccer Regionals

The seeding and brackets for the Class 3A Illinois High School Association Boys Soccer tournament have been released. The Edwardsville Tigers have captured the top seed among the area teams in the two Regional brackets, at O’Fallon and Granite City. They will compete to advance to the Peoria Notre Dame Sectional tournament. Hosting for the […]

2015 CYC Bob Guelker Soccer Tournament, Day Three

Day Three of the 61st Annual CYC Bob Guelker Memorial Soccer tournament. All of the games have been added to the St. Louis Soccer calendar I maintain of High School, Club and College games of interest in the area but let’s look at Wednesday’s action. I’ve taken a look at all three Divisions and the […]

Bourn’s of Belleville Cheering For New Zealand Ferns

Thursday evening, in between rain bursts, a group of a dozen young girls waited patiently to meet the Ferns, the National women’s soccer team of New Zealand (the men are the All-Whites). Member’s of the O’Fallon Kixx, the girls learned about the Fern’s as early as they did the US Women’s National team. That’s because […]