Collinsville Wins 5th Consecutive Southwest Conference Championship

Collinsville Kahoks win 5th straight Southwest Conference title

The Lady Kahoks came into Thursday’s home match with Granite City with a specific goal in mind. Win. That’s not an unusual goal for any team but this one carried a bit more significance, as exhibited by a brown box tucked underneath the bench prior to the game. The game opened well for the Kahoks […]

USWNT Players in Action in the National Women’s Soccer League

christen press, uswnt

This past weekend eight of the nine teams in the National Women’s Soccer League were in action, the first of three weeks that include the U.S. National Team members back with their club teams. FC Kansas City v Washington Spirit On paper KC is very impressive but in two games thus far, has yet to […]

Naomi Ferguson Called into US Club Soccer Id2 Camp

SLSG Missouri U14 ECNL Come Back for 2-1 Win over Chicago Eclipse

US Club Soccer held their second id2 Training Camp of 2015 this past weekend in Raleigh, NC. Included in the 48 girls in the 2001 age group invited to participate was Naomi Ferguson of SLSG Missouri ECNL. Naomi is a seventh grader who is the youngest player on her 2000-2001 squad who are primarily eighth […]

Dreaming about Major League Soccer

USWNT Train at World Wide Technology Soccer Park

Congratulations to Saint Louis FC who open their Home account tonight with a sell out at the newly christened World Wide Technology Soccer Park. I provided the first coverage of the stadium name change last week when I interviewed Steve Pecher regarding the MSHSAA bid for the State Final Four. The Club was successful on […]

My American Outlaw Adventure

Jacqui Porter and her twin Ashley Porter with Lindsey Horan at MO Rush tailgate

Saturday morning I thought I knew what it was like to cheer for the U.S. Women’s National Team…then I became an American Outlaw for the day. As I’m heading to Busch Stadium for the match vs. New Zealand, I stopped by the best donut shop in all of the land, Strange Donuts. The looks I […]

Lori Chalupny Named Player of the Match for #USAvNZL

Lori Chalupny

Lori’s goal in front of her hometown crowd propelled her to the post-game press conference with Player of the Match recognition Saturday. I’ve included her press conference remarks as well as a video of the goal. We’ll be back this week with more as we edit and process our photos and thoughts. Plus the American […]

Bourn’s of Belleville Cheering For New Zealand Ferns

New Zealand Ferns training in advance of USWNT Match April 4th

Thursday evening, in between rain bursts, a group of a dozen young girls waited patiently to meet the Ferns, the National women’s soccer team of New Zealand (the men are the All-Whites). Member’s of the O’Fallon Kixx, the girls learned about the Fern’s as early as they did the US Women’s National team. That’s because […]

Dave Lange: Lori and Becky With Their Club Coach Mike Gauvain

Lori Chalupny, Becky Sauerbrunn and Mike Gauvain at Busch Stadiu, 3 April 2013

This story is contributed by Dave Lange, author of Soccer Made in St. Louis. Dave’s video interview with the three subjects will be included in the American Outlaws documentary being produced by Pounds Media during the USWNT visit this weekend. The trailer for the documentary can be seen here. On a cold weekend morning last […]

St Louis Soccer Park Hopes to Host MSHSAA Soccer Championship

World Wide Technology Soccer Park

An update on the Missouri High School Soccer Championships. This is the final semester for Blue Springs and their three year contract. Beginning next year a new location will host the State Final 4 and only one facility in St. Louis pursued the opportunity. I talked to Steve Pecher, a Director of St. Louis Scott […]

Trailer for our USWNT and American Outlaw Video


As promised this morning Our Ode to the Female Game here is the trailer for a short documentary that Pounds Media is creating to document this fantastic weekend of soccer. Withe the USWNT vs New Zealand game as the anchor, Jered and Jordan Schneider have two camera teams digging deep into what drives the American […]