Inaugural Paul Dueker Legacy Game Brings Out Local Legends

Inaugural Paul Dueker Legacy Game

Paul Dueker passed away last August, much earlier than he should have. His daughter Ragan, with help from his friends including Ty Keough, Bill McDermott and the staff at Saint Louis FC, held their first Paul Dueker Legacy Game Sunday prior to the Saint Louis FC match. A group of 30 players gathered for the […]

Jacqui – LeRoux, Wambach lead U.S. to victory

USWNT Beats New Zealand Ferns in International Friendly at Busch Stadium

In the second game of the send-off series the U.S. raised their level of play from last week, outlasting Mexico to win 5-1. This was the 34th meeting between the two sides, setting the attendance record at StubHub Center in Carson California for a women’s match with 27,000 fans. With Mexico being a world cup […]

Missouri District Soccer Results – Monday

Duchesne Pioneers Shut Out Orchard Farm to Advance to District Final

The Duchesne Pioneers were too much for the Orchard Farm Eagles on Monday evening, winning 2-0 on a pair of first half goals (video below). Goals were scored by Sr Megan McDonald on a perfectly weighted cross by Ryan Kielty midway through the first half. Kielty, who has never seen a ball she can’t run […]

Jacqui: Send Off Game Serving its Purpose for USWNT

USWNT Beats New Zealand Ferns in International Friendly at Busch Stadium

Sunday’s friendly vs Republic of Ireland was the first of three send-off games for the U.S. Women’s National team. In front of 18,000 fans at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, the United States were looking for a win. With Megan Rapinoe and Lori Chalupny reaching the 100 cap mark and mom’s of every player on […]

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 […]