Month: November 2013

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Carthage Tigers Face Helias For Final 4 Berth

Carthage Tiger logoThe Missouri High School Soccer Quarterfinals are Saturday and all three local programs are on the road for the game – Catholic, Carthage and Glendale. Full schedule below.

The Carthage Tigers return to the Quarterfinals for the third time in four years, the last two as a Class 2 program. They reached the Final in 2012, losing to two-time champion St Dominic. They travel to Jefferson City to face Helias Catholic Saturday in a game that kicks off at 1:00 pm in the hopes of returning for the second straight year. Here’s a look at the program this year by a new contributor. It was written in early October so I’ve updated it to reflect the results the boys have achieved in reaching this level yet again. Continue reading “Carthage Tigers Face Helias For Final 4 Berth”

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SBU Bearcats Open NCAA Play Today

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SBU Bearcats at Lindenwood Lions, Nov 2013

MIAA regular season champion Central Missouri and MIAA tournament champion Southwest Baptist have each earned bids to the NCAA Division II Central Regional.

The Tournament will be hosted by top seed Minnesota State-Mankato and second seeded Minnesota-Duluth. UCM has earned the fourth seed and will face Southwest Minnesota State in the opening round. SBU has earned the sixth seed and will face Winona State in the opening round of the tournament.

Central Missouri will play at 1 p.m. from Mankato, Minn. on Nov. 15 with Southwest Baptist playing at 1 p.m. in Duluth, Minn.

PHOTO GALLERY – SBU Bearcats at Lindenwood Lions

The winner of the WSU/SBU match will take on the #2 seeded Minnesota Duluth on Sunday, November 16, with the winner of that match advancing NCAA Division II Super Regional Championship.

SBU enters the NCAA tournament with a 14-5-2 record, winning 7 straight, and 9 of their last 10 games.

PHOTO GALLERY – SBU Bearcats vs Quincy Hawks, Parkway Showcase 2013

Southwest Baptist defeated Central Oklahoma 3-2 in the first overtime to win the MIAA Women’s Soccer Championship and the automatic NCAA Tournament bid.

Southwest Baptist got the scoring underway in the first half as Ali Skogrand headed in a corner kick from Elin Hammer in the 8th minute. Ashley Creason added the Bearcats second goal in the 39th minute heading in a Brittany Marino pass for her 10th goal of the year.

Central Oklahoma came out strong in the second half with Emily Hahn scoring in the 57th minute to cut the lead to one. Quinn Tookey then scored off a Miranda Thorne pass in the 76th minute to square the game up.

Caroline Karlsson scored the game winner 6:47 into overtime as Ashley Creason directed a pass her way. Paige Hemphill made eight saves to hold on for the victory in goal.

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Lake Country Soccer AGM Will Include Leadership Discussion

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Bill Garoutte (and sons) at 2012 State Cup

The 2013 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 6:00pm. While not on their calender it can be found on their About Us page. While it has been held at LCS in recent years, you may want to contact Brenda Turnbull, LCS Board President at 844-9765 or abcturn@cebridge.net to confirm.

One topic on the agenda will be the recent announcement regarding Bill Garoutte, former Chief Executive Officer. From the email sent to Club members: Continue reading “Lake Country Soccer AGM Will Include Leadership Discussion”

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Sectional Soccer Wrap Up

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SoBoCo Eagles celebrate during season opening win

Have to offer a shout out to Ozarks Ozone. A visit to TV stations in the major metro markets (STL, KC, CoMO and SGF) shows the best TV coverage in the state is happening right here.

Here’s the area highlights with upcoming Quarterfinal schedules.

CLASS ONE
Quarterfinal: St Pius X hosts Burroughs

Sectional 3: Kennedy wins 1-0 over O’Fallon Christian in the 1st OT period
Sectional 4: SoBoCo wins 6-1 over Fatima

VIDEO – SoBoCo over Fatima and some more here
Continue reading “Sectional Soccer Wrap Up”