Matt Yankowitz Sends DeSmet Spartans past Rock Bridge

Matt Yankowitz collected a flick on header from Jack Klingler, from David Meyerhoff’s long throw-in, to finally determine a winner in the match between a pair of Top Ten Missouri high school teams. The goal came in the 92nd minute (1:05 into 2nd overtime) and settled what had been a game dominated by the goalkeepers […]

MCC Minute – SLUH Rolls On, CYC Tourney Next

SLUH continues to roll through the season and maintain their lofty national rankings, remaining at #4 in the NSCAA National Poll this week (and #1 in the Region), while the rest of the MCC fights to keep pace with the Jr. Bills. Desmet – the Spartans got back to work on Monday, visiting Priory and […]

DeSmet Shuts Out Vianney And Chases CBC Tourney Title

A 17th minute goal by Captain Matt Yankowitz set the stage for the DeSmet Spartans as they defeated the Vianney Golden Griffins Thursday at the CBC Soccer Tournament. More details coming soon The Spartans are scheduled to play the SLUH Jr Billiken’s on Saturday at 5pm in their finale of the CBC/MCC Tournament. The winner […]

DeSmet Opens With Dramatic Win over Howell Central

In a game that belied it’s season-opening nature, the Howell Central Spartans and DeSmet Spartans went end-to-end tonight for 80 minutes. It was decided in the 70th minute when senior Andrew DeGreeff pounced on a loose ball on the edge of the six yard box and sent past the keeper. The game opened with high […]

MCC Minute – And Only One Can Advance

The MCC Minute returns and there’s big news. The District re-alignment that was released August 14th has resulted in moving the five members of the Metro Catholic Conference (MCC) into the same 16 team group that determines a Final 4 participant. With the return of the Boys High School tournament to St. Louis, MSHSAA has […]

Chris Klein Named Sporting KC Legend

Sporting Kansas City will induct former midfielder Chris Klein into the club’s Sporting Legends hall of honor on Saturday at Sporting Park with an on-field ceremony at halftime of the team’s match against the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. “This is very well-deserved recognition for Kleiny in a career full of achievements,” said Sporting KC Manager Peter […]

Saint Louis FC Opens Home Account Tonight

While merely an exhibition against the Tulsa Roughnecks, our second closest USL opponent yet not an Eastern Conference foe, tonight Saint Louis FC will have their first of two opportunities to measure the Soccer Park’s preparations for the return of professional soccer to St. Louis. The event is sold out although I’m guessing at less […]

Mike Ambersley First St. Louis FC Signing

Saint Louis Football Club has announced the first player signing in club history, welcoming Mike Ambersley back to his hometown for the 2015 USL PRO season. “After I heard the club’s vision, I was very interested and had a decision to make,” Ambersley said. “Given that St. Louis is my hometown, I feel like it’s […]

MCC Minute – Rain and a few matches

While finishing the Gateway City Classic last weekend and playing local rivals, matches for CBC and Chaminade at the Art Firley Soccer Shootout in Jefferson City were cancelled due to continuous rain (although rescheduled for this weekend), while Vianney traveled to Springfield to compete against teams from the southwest corner of the state. SLUH The […]

MCC Minute – Gateway City Classic Edition

As MCC squads played local schools in the first half of the past week, four of the five competed in the nationally recognized Gateway City Soccer Classic held throughout the St. Louis area.  With lightning and thunder dominating Thursday’s opening matches for many, the rescheduled matches had everyone hopping around town!  Here’s how they all fared: […]