Austin Ledbetter Named to Hermann Trophy Watch List

Congratulations to Austin Ledbetter of the SIUE Cougars who was named to the Hermann Trophy Watch List Wednesday. Austin is a CBC Graduate where he was a second team All-State selection as well as a first team All-Metro and All-Conference pick his junior season (2011). That team included Justin Bilyeu, now with the New York […]

Weekly Update – Heat Prep, Redbird Coach and Akron Signee

Another week of highlights for your pleasure and enlightenment. As we deal with the hottest week thus far this year, how about a reminder of what the heat can do to you and your kids. Be prepared! Recognize when someone is suffering from dehydration or heat stroke & act quickly! Learn the signs: #SummerSafety […]

Jason Howard Named Head Coach for STLCC Archers

Jason Howard, son of Hall of Fame Coach Mike Howard at Rolla, has his first Head Coaching job despite being only one year removed from Fontbonne where he finished his college playing career. Archer Athletics announced the change last Friday, with Jason replacing Erin Hesselbach. Erin Hesselbach, who guided the Archers through the past two […]

STLFC U23’s Earn First Win of PDL Season

The final home game of the season (in Collinsville) saw the development squad earn their first win of the season, and the first of Kevin Stoll’s career. A back and forth affair against Mississippi Brilla FC, who won 3-2 on Thursday at Collinsville, was decided by a trio of local lads with a 1-0 win. […]

Sunday Report – Gomez pro debut and other Firsts

The Week of April 11 wraps with wonderful news for a Webster Groves lad, a Goal of the Year candidate from Ursuline, video review for D1 soccer this Fall and plenty more! Webster Groves (and Georgetown) alum Tomas Gomez earned his first pro start Sunday and kept a clean sheet in a scoreless draw while […]

The Sunday Report – RIP Dan, 1st Goals and USWNT

The weekly round up this week includes a shout out to Brian, Trina, Hannah and Kayleigh who lost Grandpa Dan this week. He was a national Champion with the SLU Billikens in the early 60’s (McBride, McDermott, et al) who coached college and club, most recently working with the AFA Fillies. No Goal of the […]

Division I schools can now cover the full cost of attendance for student-athletes

Via the NCAA – Division I college athletes will have new levels of support when the new school year begins in the fall. Schools will be able to give their athletes the full cost of attendance as part of a full athletics scholarship beginning Aug. 1, and those scholarships cannot be revoked for athletics reasons. […]

Illinois College Soccer Programs Facing Significant Issues

You’ve probably seen a few stories on the budget impasse that has Illinois working without a state budget this fiscal year (August until now). What might not have crossed your mind is the impact it is, and will have, on the college soccer programs there. How’s this for a starter: Spring Break Canceled at Chicago […]

Lori Chalupny Commits to Maryville Saints

The Maryville University department of athletics announced Lori Chalupny, World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist, as head coach-designate for the Saints women’s soccer program. She will succeed head coach Eric Delabar following the end of the 2017 season, when Delabar plans to transition to the assistant coach role. Chalupny is one of the most […]

State Fair CC Adding Men’s and Women’s Soccer

State Fair Community College will add four more sports programs—baseball, softball and men’s and women’s soccer—in the 2016-2017 academic year to help boost enrollment and expand vitality and campus life at the Sedalia campus. The Board of Trustees approved the proposal Tuesday at a special meeting. All four sports will be played at National Junior […]