Triad Knights and Belleville West Open Metro Cup with Wins

The Triad Knights, who fought back from a 1-3 deficit to defeat Springfield 4-3 in two overtimes last May in the Class 2A Sectional semifinals, opened the 2017 season with a 3-0 win over the Senators on Monday night at Belleville West. PHOTO GALLERY – Triad v Springfield Springfield had the better opportunities in the […]

2017 Metro Cup Opens Illinois High School Soccer Season

The llinois High School soccer season opens today and the 2017 Metro Cup Tourney always ensures the season starts with a burst of competitive juices for the participating team. There are two brackets, the large school Adidas bracket being played at Edwardsville and Belleville West High Schools and the small school Nike Bracket being played […]

Waterloo Bulldogs Earn Top Seed in Illinois Class 2A Sectional Tournament

The seeding and brackets for the Class 2A Illinois High School Association Boys Soccer tournament have been released. The defending Champion Waterloo Bulldogs take the second step in their defense of the Illinois State title, a win over Peoria Notre Dame. BND talked to the Bulldogs about their goals for the season in August. There […]

State Tournament Sites for Illinois Girls Playoffs Set

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) has released the list of tournament sites for the High School Girls this season. You can find the complete list on the IHSA website. I’ve culled the local details below, including Triad’s hosting of Sectionals. Class 3A Super-Sectional – TBA Sectional – Normal (Community) Regionals + Collinsville + Granite […]

Illinois Sectional Soccer Playoffs

The Illinois State playoffs resume today. The small schools have reached the Super Sectional (Quarterfinal) stage with Alton Marquette representing the region while Class 2 Triad plays Wednesday and the large schools are at Edwardsville tonight. Pictured above are a pair of sophomores. Emily Holten is over-shadowed by Mikayla McCarthy and Sophia Sharos for Collinsville […]

Triad Captures Inaugural Meg Herndon Memorial Soccer Tournament

The inaugural Meg Herndon Memorial Soccer Tournament opened Monday and comes to a conclusion today at Rockwood Summit High School. Meg Attended Rockwood Summit High School where she earned second-team all-state honors as a senior, first-team all-conference and was named the Suburban South Conference Player of the Year. She received the Regent’s Scholarship at Southeast […]

Granite City Wins in 2nd OT over Triad

Sophomore Grace Neidhardt’s run into the right side of the box and resulting goal 1:07 into the second overtime period was the difference in Wednesday’s match played at GCS Ballpark in Sauget between Granite City and Triad. Overtime came after the teams traded goals within two minutes midway late in the second half. Triad scored […]

60th Annual CYC/Guelker Tournament – Walsh Division

The 60th Annual CYC/Bob Guelker Tournament will be held the Monday, September 22nd through Saturday, September 27th. This years tournament features 41 teams competing in 3 different divisions. The Msgr. Larry Walsh Division includes the following Teams: Alton Marquette Explorers, Clayton, Columbia, Fort Zumwalt North, Granite City, Kennedy, Ladue, Pattonville, Timberland, Triad, Trinity and Waterloo. […]