Josh Klein Named DeSmet Head Coach


I sat down with Josh Klein Tuesday following a morning training session. We talk about the big shows he has to fill in replacing Greg Vitello. Josh played for Vitello in the early 90′s and has spent the last 10 years coaching at DeSmet for Coach Vitello. He has some personal goals we discuss as […]

St Louis Varsity Soccer Showcase 2014


The Varsity Showcase event kicks off Thursday, it runs through Saturday, and will include a pair of Showcase games on Friday evening to recognize individual players following the first three games. There are 36 teams this year, all boys, and includes dual teams entered by Rockhurst, Eureka, Howell and Zumwalt South (the hosts). The event […]

Alli Magaletta is an NSCAA All-American Soccer Player

2014-06-28 MAC St Louis Senior Girls High School Soccer All-Stars match at Soccer Park

St Joseph Academy graduate Alli Magaletta, who will play for the Mizzou Tigers beginning this Fall, has been named an NSCAA All-American. She is one of three players in Missouri accorded the honor along with Dorian Bailey and Savannah Trujillo of St Teresa’s. Magaletta’s final High School game was a come from behind Class 3 […]

NSCAA All-Central Region Honors for 11 in Missouri

2014-06-28 MAC St Louis Senior Girls High School Soccer All-Stars match at Soccer Park

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Region Team, formerly All-Midwest, for 2014 spring campaign includes eleven players from Missouri. The list is provided below along with links to College biographies for the seniors and related background material. For High School foes Allie Hess and Savannah Trujillo, future Mizzou teammates were successful helping Sporting […]

North Boys Capture MAC St Louis Soccer All-Stars Win

2014-06-28 30th annual MAC St Louis High School soccer All-Star Game at Soccer Park

The MAC High School Senior All-Star game held on Saturday finished 6-4 in the North’s favor. Details can be found in the P-D story. Keegan Fouch of Howell North was named the North MVP for his play while Adam Michel of Vianney was named MVP of the South squad. Adam will play at Rockhurst in […]

North Girls Win MAC All-Star Game

2014-06-28 MAC St Louis Senior Girls High School Soccer All-Stars match at Soccer Park

The MAC High School Senior All-Star game held on Saturday finished 1-0 in the North’s favor on a goal by Duchesne’s Brigette Reilly in the second half. Brigitte was named the North MVP for her play while Alli Magaletta of St Joe was named MVP of the South squad. Alli will play at Mizzou in […]

Caroline Militello Named HS Scholar All-American

2014-05-20 MICDS beats Clayton in Class 2 District soccer

From a record-high 200 nominations, 48 boys and 53 girls were selected to the 2013-14 NSCAA High School Scholar All-America Teams. Caroline Militello is the only St Louis area player recognized in this select group from this region. She is joined by Morgan Henry of Camdenton and Lydia Holtmann of Springfield Catholic, offering 3 girls […]

MAC Senior All-Stars Play June 28th


St. Louis’ top high school senior soccer players will be showcased Saturday, June 28, during the annual UMB Bank Senior All-Star Games, hosted by the Missouri Athletic Club (MAC). Most of these talented players have earned college scholarships where they will continue to excel in soccer and academics. This year’s event will be sponsored by […]

Beth Guccione Named IWA Head Coach

2014-05-22 IWA wins Class 2 District title game over MICDS

I have confirmed with Athletic Director Chris Jaco that Incarnate Word have promoted Assistant Coach Beth Guccione to the Head Coach position at the Catholic Girls school. She was Erin Hesselbach’s assistant for the three year period Erin coached at IWA. UPDATE – Jennifer Mers will join “Gooch” (as I’m discovering is Beth’s nickname) on […]

MSHSAA Determines Classification Plans for Soccer


Word is circulating that MSHSAA has chosen the fourth option for the new 4 Class setup for soccer beginning with the Fall Boys season. District Assignments will have to follow. If previous experience holds, it could well be Labor Day before we see those details. The fourth option will set up schools in the following […]