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 […]

MCC Minute – CBC Tournament Week

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While this upcoming week the CBC Tournament will showcase four of the five MCC programs, the past week provided plenty of opportunities to catch local and outstate action: Desmet – the Spartans traveled to Rockwood Summit on Thursday and came up short in a 1-0 defeat. On Saturday, they defeated Francis Howell North 2-1, the […]

Josh Klein Named DeSmet Head Coach

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I sat down with Josh Klein Tuesday following a morning training session. We talk about the big shows he has to fill in replacing Greg Vitello. Josh played for Vitello in the early 90’s and has spent the last 10 years coaching at DeSmet for Coach Vitello. He has some personal goals we discuss as […]

All-American Louie Berra at SIUE Saturday

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It’s a darn good weekend for soccer and that includes the College game. Of particular note is the return to the pitch of Louis Berra for the Louisville Cardinals after sitting out a season following his transfer from Ohio State. The DeSmet soccer alum and his teammates face off against the SIUE Cougars on Saturday […]

MCC Minute – Season Preview and Week One

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Welcome back this year to the MCC Minute! While we’re fortunate to have such great high school soccer played in the St. Louis area for decades, this weekly section highlights the play of the Metro Catholic Conference (MCC) schools (CBC, Chaminade, Desmet, SLUH and Vianney). To kick off the season, we’re showcasing some of the […]

Chris Klein appointed LA Galaxy President

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The LA Galaxy announced in late January that the club has appointed Chris Klein as the club’s new President. Klein, who has worked for the Galaxy since retiring as a player following the 2010 MLS season, had previously served as the Senior Director of the Galaxy Academy before being promoted to Vice President in February […]

CBC Cadets Advance With Win Over DeSmet

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Goals by LJ Adewumni and Devin Boyce in the first half provided the margin in a 2-0 win over the DeSmet Spartans this evening. The opening game in Class 3 District 8 play, the Cadets defense, led by senior Xhovani Dokaj at sweeper, shut down a Spartan attack that had been dangerous in the two […]

Mike Ambersley Reaches NASL Final

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The Minnesota Stars face the Tampa Bay Rowdies Saturday night in the second leg of the NASL Championship Series. The Stars lead the total goals, home-and-home series 2-0 after last Saturday’s first leg at NSC Stadium in Blaine, Minn. What: NASL Championship Series Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. Minnesota Stars FC Second Leg: Saturday, October 27, […]

Chaminade Remains Atop the Missouri Soccer Coaches Poll

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The Missouri High School Soccer Coaches Association (MSHSSCA) have released their second poll of the season. You can see the initial poll here. Class 3 – while the Red Devils retain their #1 ranking, it is the SLUH Jr Billikens who make the most noise with their jump to the #4 spot in the poll […]

MCC Minute, Week 2

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Rain, rain, go away. While some matches were postponed this past weekend due to Hurricane Isaac, some MCC teams did get a chance to beat Mother Nature and get matches in: CBC – continued training in preparation for the CBC tournament. The Cadets open play Tuesday vs. SLUH at CBC at 7:00PM. Desmet – the […]