St Louis Soccer Hall of Fame Banquet 2014

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The 43rd Annual St Louis Soccer Hall of Fame Banquet is two months away but it’s never too early to get your tickets. The event will be held on a Saturday night this year! What: STL Soccer Hall of Fame Banquet Where: America’s Ballroom at the America’s Center When: Saturday, October 18th Cost: Ticket Price […]

Anne Felts Opens D1 Coaching Career

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Anne Felts is beginning her first year as the head women’s soccer coach at University of the Incarnate Word in 2014. Only 31, her first game at the helm will be tonight (Friday) against Texas, at Austin, in a game that will be broadcast live on Longhorn TV (1611 on AT&T Uverse). A Rolla native, […]

Soccer Made in St Louis out of Print

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The book “Soccer Made in St. Louis” has sold out its print run. First published in August 2011 by Reedy Press, the publisher’s inventory has been depleted. Dave Lange, the author, recently shared the news about the status of the book and the related website: The website was created to promote the book, “Soccer Made […]

Alec AJ Cochran Named to U-23 MNT Camp

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Via US Soccer – A 19-player U.S. Under-23 Men’s National Team roster has been named for a five-day camp from Aug. 3-7 at Nassau, Bahamas. The camp will also feature a game against the Bahamas Senior National Team on Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Thompson A. Robinson National Stadium. To stay up-to-date on AJ’s career, […]

Tommy Meyer’s Major League Development

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Tommy Meyer is a St. Louis native and a graduate of SLUH, the alma matter of MLS star and ESPN commentator Taylor Twellman. He played college soccer at Indiana University before going pro. On Saturday he started and went 90 minutes against Sporting Kansas City. He said his entire family made the 4-hour trip to […]

Futura Southland Forte U15 Girls Chasing National Title

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Futura Academy Forte (MO) secured a spot in the National Championship with a second place finish in the National League Blue Division this past Spring. Futura was the only team in the group to go undefeated with a 4-0-3 record, and scored the second most goals in the blue division with 12. Futura fell in […]

The Soccer Game That Changed Lives in Afghanistan

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A story about our favorite game, one that brings countries and cultures together through the shared experience of playing the game. In this case, it’s 2004 amid the height of the Afghanistan war. A team created from Coalition forces, that included two female American officers, played against an Afghan squad that included players from all […]

Casting Call for Disney Film “Pete’s Dragon”

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I posted about a casting call once previously and the kid’s now in Hollywood chasing the dream. Without previous experience. So if you know some 8-9 year old boys interested in the movies and acting… CASTING CALL FOR THE DISNEY FILM “PETE’S DRAGON” Joni Tackette Casting is scouting the St. Louis region for the lead […]

Dorian Bailey of St Teresa Named Gatorade Player of the Year

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In its 29th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Dorian Bailey of St. Teresa’s Academy as its 2013-14 Gatorade Missouri Girls Soccer Player of the Year. Bailey is the fourth Gatorade Missouri Girls Soccer Player of the Year to […]

Is the USA Becoming a Soccer Country

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A Panel Discussion held Monday at Graham Chapel on the Washington University campus, it featured Panelists: Grant Wahl, Sports Illustrated senior writer, Fox Sports analyst Dan Flynn, general secretary, US Soccer Federation Taylor Twellman, ESPN soccer analyst, 2005 Major League Soccer MVP Clark Hunt, founding investor-owner, Major League Soccer Moderator: Michael MacCambridge, adjunct instructor, “Soccer […]