MLS All-Stars Face Bayern Munich Wednesday


The 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game returns on August 6 in Portland. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN2, beginning at 9 pm CT (8:30 pm pre-game). The team is coached by Caleb Porter, the head coach of the Portland Timbers, with a roster that includes four players from Sporting KC – Zusi, Besler, […]

Futura Southland Forte U15 Girls Chasing National Title


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 […]

Shea Groom Training With U23 USWNT


U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team head coach Steve Swanson has named a 24-player roster for the third training camp of the year for this age group as the squad will come together in Seattle for an event running from July 15-22. The entire roster is made up entirely of current collegiate players or players who […]

Sporting KC Sign Besler and Zusi


Prior to a sold out match against the LA Galaxy today, Sporting KC announced that they had signed Matt Besler and Graham Zusi to extended contracts that will keep them in Kansas City for years to come. Matt Besler and midfielder Graham Zusi were signed to long-term Designated Player contracts. Per club policy, additional terms […]

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 […]

Kansas City Gives Besler and Zusi a Hero’s Welcome


By Collin and Russell Hickey On a warm, sunny Kansas City afternoon, Sporting Park welcomed back midfielder Graham Zusi and central defender Matt Besler from duty with the United States Men’s National Team. With the smoke from the fireworks still hanging over the field, the crowd began chanting “U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!” Besler and Zusi appeared […]

Lou Fusz Wipke Sends Three Teams to Region 2 Tourney


The Lou Fusz Soccer Club has three Girls State Champions competing in the Region 2 Tournament in Dayton, OH this weekend. All three are part of the “Wipke Family” of teams. Game schedules, rankings and video interviews with the team captains are available below. I also spent time with Head Coach Jim Wipke to discuss […]

Lou Fusz Popovic, Pike and Geerling at Region 2 Tourney

2014-06-02 Lou Fusz Geerling Win 3-2 over SLSG Green in Missouri State Cup play

Lou Fusz Soccer Club is sending four Boys teams to the USYSA Region 2 tournament. Three teams – U14 Popovic, U17 Pike and U18 Geerling – were State Cup winners. For U13 Caleca/Geerling, it was their performance in the Midwest Regional League that sends them through to the next level. Below you’ll find schedules, rankings […]

Cup U14G: JB Marine Bozesky Get Past LF Elam

2014-06-06 JB Marine Bozesky win in OT vs Lou Fusz Elam in U14G quarterfinals at Missouri State Cup soccer tourney

UPDATED with pictures – A quarterfinal match between a pair of squads who know each other well, but were separated by 16 places in the GotSoccer rankings, saw JB Marine maintain a clean sheet through regulation and two overtimes against the fast and aggressive attack of Lou Fusz Elam. Photo Gallery Photos didn’t get done […]

High School Class 2 Championships : The Last of 3 Class System

2014-04-11 Webster Groves at Visitation

This preview of the Class 2 Final 4 is provided by Greg Koeller, Coach of the St Dominic Crusaders. As the finishing line approaches, so the tension increases – caution is the consequence. Who will show the firepower to push through? The MSHSAA Soccer Championship finals is the most significant high school soccer event staged […]