Seattle Sounders Acquire Will Bruin from Houston

The Houston Dynamo have acquired General and Targeted Allocation Money from Seattle Sounders FC in a trade for forward Will Bruin, the club announced today. Seattle will open their 2017 season this year at Houston. One day after trading for offensive-minded midfielder Harry Shipp, the Seattle Sounders have added more attacking pedigree with their acquisition […]

FieldTurf Duraspine Fields Failing Faster Than Promised

For the school districts and soccer organizations with turf fields, if you have a Field Turf product, this story may interest you. Insider documents reveal a trail of deception as leading turf company, FieldTurf, sold high-end sports fields to taxpayers in towns and schools across N.J. and U.S., knowing they might fall apart. The original […]

Courtney Silberberg and Kaleb Jackson Named D2 Soccer All-Americans

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced on Thursday the 2016 NSCAA NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Soccer All-American Teams. Two St. Louis area players are included on the list, both from Rockhurst University. Senior Courtney Silberberg (Eureka) was named to the third team as was Junior Kaleb Jackson (DeSmet). Silberberg helped lead […]

2016 Metro Catholic Conference (MCC) All-Conference Soccer

The 2016 Metro Catholic Conference (MCC) All-Conference Soccer teams have been announced. The entire starting lineup for CBC and Vianney were recognized across the three levels while the other three schools were also well represented – SLUH (10) DeSmet (9) Chaminade (7). Two teams remain in contention for post-season opportunities. CBC will host SLUH Saturday […]

CBC Cadets Defeat DeSmet Spartans in PK’s for District Title 

The CBC Cadets celebrate their District Title , won in PK’s 5-4 with Cameron Meyer guessing correctly on Jack Klingler’s effort low left (pic below) The Cadets, who end every practice with a PK competition , came in with the shooters chosen via this cauldron. PHOTO GALLERY – CBC Cadets v DeSmet Spartans The shooters […]

DeSmet and Lindbergh Earn Top Seeds in Class 4 District Soccer

Seeding and schedules for the Missouri High School Boys District soccer playoffs have begun rolling out for the large schools now. Schedules can be found on the MSHSAA website under District Playoffs. They are also being added to my St. Louis Soccer calendar of Club, College and Pro events in the region. Class 4, District […]

Vianney Soccer Captures CBC Tournament Crown

Saturday night was alright for Vianney soccer as they earned a late draw against DeSmet, capturing the CBC Tournament crown on points. Their 2-0-1 record, with a single goal scored in each game and two shutouts, providing 12 points to 10 for DeSmet who finished 1-0-2 during the week. The Golden Griffins were the only […]

DeSmet and CBC Battle to Scoreless Draw

The nightcap of the CBC Soccer Tournament on Thursday featured the DeSmet Spartans and CBC Cadets who battled to a scoreless draw. While no goals were scored, it felt as if it was just a question of time. The Spartans had the greater opportunities, with bad back passes both early and late by CBC, almost […]

DeSmet Spartans Open CBC Tourney with Win over SLUH

The DeSmet Spartans got a pair of goals late in the second half on Tuesday to earn a 2-0 win over the SLUH Jr. Billikens to open the CBC Tournament. SLUH is the two-time defending champions of the tournament but face an uphill battle now. PHOTO GALLERY – DeSmet v SLUH The first goal was […]

CBC Soccer Tournament

The CBC Soccer Tournament opens Tuesday (tonight) and runs through Saturday with a pair of games Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The round-robin affair will be determined by points earned (see below) and the hosts hope to earn the hardware for the first time since 2012 when they beat SLUH and Vianney and finished with a […]