Josh Klein Named DeSmet Head Coach


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

Louis Berra, Louisville Cardinals 2014

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

CBC Cadets, Missouri 2012 Class 3 boys soccer State Champions

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


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


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


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


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


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 […]

MLS All-Star Voting Open

2012 MLS All-Stars v chelsea

The AT&T MLS All-Star Game will be played on Wednesday, July 25, at PPL Park in Philadelphia (7:30 pm CT on ESPN2, ESPN3, TeleFutura, TSN and RDS). The All-Stars will face Chelsea FC, 5th place finishers in the EPL but more importantly Champions League winners in 2012. The MLS All-Stars will be hoping to reverse […]

Hutchison and Stiffler Recognized By Drury Panther Soccer


The Drury Panthers reached the GLVC Championship match this season, losing to the Quincy Hawks in OT. Drury finished 13-8-0, as a young squad that coach Ryan Swan heralded as one of the best incoming groups in the league – with seven freshmen in the regular playing rotation – arrived a little ahead of schedule, […]