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 […]

Waterloo Bulldogs Earn Top Seed in Illinois Class 2A Sectional Tournament

The seeding and brackets for the Class 2A Illinois High School Association Boys Soccer tournament have been released. The defending Champion Waterloo Bulldogs take the second step in their defense of the Illinois State title, a win over Peoria Notre Dame. BND talked to the Bulldogs about their goals for the season in August. There […]

Illinois High School Soccer Sectional Playoffs

The Illinois High School soccer playoffs have reached the Round of 32 in the two larger classes (2A and 3A) with four area teams still in contention. Class 1A saw Althoff Catholic go out to Anna Jonesboro last week with the State Class 1A Final set for this weekend. Winners advance to the Sectional Finals […]

Columbia Eagles Dominate at Alton

The Eagle’s were dominant on this evening, showing what can be done when the ball is your friend. Alton showed some of that same initiative themselves, although it required a halftime chat to generate a similar level of ball possession. It was something I saw in a u13 girls MRL game a couple of weeks […]

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 […]

Illinois High School Soccer Playoff Results

The Illinois High School Soccer playoffs are well underway with Quarterfinals (or Super Sectional) play tonight in Class 1A represented by Columbia (blue in photo above from CYC title loss to Class 4 Timberland). The Eagles are battling for a Final 4 spot or as they note in their twitter feed #unfinishedbusiness The Class 2A […]