Ismael Serratos Named to Top XI at Nationals


A very big congratulations is in order for Ismael Serratos. Ismael was named to the 2013 USYS National Championships Best 11 team. Ismael was a handful all week and scored 2 impressive goals in the final game. Ismael will be heading to Neosho County Community College this fall to continue his playing form. A complete […]

Serratos and Strunk Sign With Neosho County CC

Ismael Serratos and Aaron Strunk, Neosho County Panthers soccer

The Neosho County Panthers have announced the signing of a pair of Southwest Missouri players. Ismael Serratos of Carthage and Aaron Strunk from Kickapoo are a pair of forwards that also play together for Springfield SC, winning State Cup as U16’s and reaching the Midwest Regional semifinals in 2011. They join Griffin Locke of Joplin […]

Southwest Class 2 All-Region Soccer Honors


The Southwest Missouri All-Region team for Class 1 has been announced. The Region includes Districts 9, 10, 11 and 12 encompassing  18 teams.  Voting is done by the Coaches. Recognition for Conference, Regional and State awards is done by members of the Missouri State High School Soccer Coaches Association (MSHSSCA). The Carthage Tigers represented the […]

The Carthage Tigers

2012 Carthage District Champions

There were two teams from Southwest Missouri who reached the Final 4 this year. The now two-time State Champion Springfield Catholic squad (congrats!) in Class 1 and the Carthage Tigers, who lost 2-1 to the St Dominic Crusaders in the Class 2 Final. From the day I began following the game in Southwest Missouri, in […]