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 […]

MCC Minute – Spartans Come Up Short

The Desmet Spartans, winners of five prior State Championships, looked to add one to the second hand for the program’s sixth title. While knocking off MCC rivals CBC and SLUH on their journey, including a hard-fought 1-0 win over Lafayette in the quarterfinals, the Spartans were looking on Friday to get by a tough (25-1-1) […]

DeSmet Spartans Limit Nixa, Earn Finals Berth

The DeSmet Spartans saw Nick Hanson’s fourth goal in five games almost go to waste Friday when a goalkeeping error by Connor Range gifted the Nixa Eagles a tying goal. Parker Crawford buried his shot after picking up a poor clearing pass in the ninth minute, just four minutes after Hanson scored. Hanson, as he […]

Missouri Boys High School Soccer Final Four

The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) boys soccer tournament comes to its conclusion this weekend at the World Wide Technology Park in Fenton. Returning to it’s roots in fine fashion last weekend for the Small Schools, it will be the Class 3 and Class 4 programs who will challenge for the State trophy […]

MCC Minute – Final Four Comes Calling for the DeSmet Spartans

While the MCC represented the St. Louis area soccer scene well this year, placing 4 of the top 5 spots in the STL Today large school rankings, only one school would have the opportunity to advance from one of the St. Louis regions…and that squad was Desmet. On Tuesday evening, the Spartans traveled to SLUH […]

Missouri Large School Soccer Final Four Set

It’s Quarterfinals today for the two largest classes in Missouri soccer, the Elite 8. The full schedule can be found below. I plan on taking in the match at Lafayette as they host DeSmet. Both teams were among the earliest I covered this year and it will be only my second chance to see the […]

SLUH Jr Billikens Claim MCC Title

The SLUH Jr Billikens claimed the Metro Catholic Conference (MCC) crown today with a 2-0 win at DeSmet. Goals by George Haman, from a flick by Matt Frein, and later Jack Dempster from William Minnick’s delicate ball on the opposite side of the six yard box, proved the difference. The Jr Billikens finished 4-0 in […]