Joe Reiniger Named to SIUE Athletics Hall of Fame


Eight individuals and two teams will be inducted into the SIUE Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2015 on Saturday, Sept. 19, at SIUE’s Meridian Ballroom located in the Morris University Center. This year’s honorees include Head Coach Gary Collins (baseball), Terri Evans (women’s basketball), Kip Kristoff (Wrestling), Mark Kristoff (Wrestling), Valerie McCoy (softball), Erin […]

Maria Merlo Receives 2015 GLVC Sportsmanship Award


Rockhurst University women’s soccer standout Maria Merlo have been named the recipients of the 2015 Great Lakes Valley Conference Female Sportsmanship Award, it was announced by the conference office Friday. The GLVC Sportsmanship Award is presented to one male and one female student-athlete or team who has distinguished themselves through demonstrated acts of sportsmanship and […]

Chicago Red Stars and FC Kansas City at Lou Fusz Soccer April 4th

Haley Albert (IA State/Eureka) heads vs Mizzou at Showcase, 2014

The Parkway College Showcase will feature several College games Friday evening AND a pair of National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) teams on Saturday morning. In addition to bringing some interesting games for High School players to enjoy, it also means College Coaches are on site recruiting your games. I hope you’ve let them know when […]

SLU Double Header Saturday Opens Spring College Season

SLU Billikens defeat Omaha 4-2 in NCAA Division 1 Womens Soccer

The Billiken’s have a pair of interesting Spring games scheduled for Saturday I hope to make. Their schedules, and that of other programs here in town are included in my St. Louis Soccer calendar. SLU Men vs Xavier Saturday, 10am For the men’s game, Xavier offers a return home for Kirkwood’s Eric McWoods who appeared […]

Chicago Red Stars and FC Kansas City Playing at Parkway College Showcase

Lori Chalupny at St Louis Soccer Park, March 2014

One month from today, fans of women’s professional soccer will get to see both Chicago and Kansas City of the National Women’s Soccer League play in St. Louis on April 4th. Yep, the same day the US Women’s National team plays at Busch Stadium, offering a triple-header that day. The games will be played as […]

Raymond Lee Signs With New England


Philadelphia Union announced Tuesday it has agreed to terms with defender Raymond Lee and midfielder Eric Ayuk Mbu. Both Lee and Ayuk have been training with the team since the beginning of preseason. Per club and league policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed. “Both Ray and Ayuk have worked hard during preseason and […]

Saint Louis FC Play Saturday at SIUE

SIUE hosts Saint Louis FC February 28th

UPDATE – interpreting the posting below from the SIUE website there is an earthen mound that is the tailgating area along the Eastern edge of the facility. Parking and standing/sitting there will be allowed is my impression. I’ve added a photo below to show what it looks like. Korte Stadium to be Closed During Saturday’s […]

Saint Louis FC Add April 4th Exhibition Match


On April 4, Missouri State will travel to the St. Louis Soccer Park to play Saint Louis FC in their inaugural season as a professional franchise. No start time mentioned in the Missouri State missive announcing the game but I expect a 7:30 pm start. That matches the regular season schedule for Saturday games. The […]

Rob Podeyn Adds Men’s Program at Southwest Baptist


SBU Director of Athletics, Mike Pitts, has announced that Rob Podeyn, currently SBU’s head coach for women’s soccer, will also lead the men’s program. “After a long, extensive search with good candidates, we decided that this internal option was best for us at this time,” Pitts said. “Coach Podeyn has done an outstanding job with […]

DiRaimondo and Hulcer Enter SLU Hall of Fame


Saint Louis University’s department of athletics announced the members of the Billiken Hall of Fame Class of 2015 in late January. The induction ceremony took place on Friday, Jan. 30, at the Busch Student Center on the SLU campus. Soccer was represented in three categories. Billiken Great – Pioneer (Student-Athlete Prior to 1980) Jack Gilsinn […]