Springfield SC Open National Premier League Season

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The Club soccer environment has been a rapidly changing place the last few years. The biggest change was the introduction of the US Soccer Development Academy program which operated outside of the traditional US Youth Soccer Association model. Previously youth soccer meant State Cup and pursuit of the USYSA National Championship. That’s no longer the […]

James Straus and Robert Neathery Sign With Richmond International

Two area players are joining the move to the United Kingdom to advance their game. James Straus, Springfield Catholic’s goalkeeper, will sign paperwork on Tuesday according to Irish Reports. Robert Neathery, from Nixa, signed earlier this month with the Academy program based in Leeds, England. The two players are teammates at Springfield SC where they […]

Tucker Brown Setting School Records for Wildcats

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The Logan-Rogersville Wildcats, who compete in the Central Ozark Conference (Small Schools) and Class 2, are a relatively new program in the Ozarks, in only their fifth season. They reached the District Final last year for the first time, falling 0-1 to traditional power Bolivar. They enter this year’s tournament seeded second in the new […]

Play-In Games Begin For Missouri State Cup

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The 2012/13 Fall Missouri State Cup begins this week with Play-in games going on throughout the State. The Play-in games will complete brackets that then lead to Pool Play which will be held October 13th – 14th, 2012 at the Lou Fusz SC and St. Louis Scott Gallagher fields in Creve Coeur, MO (St. Louis). […]

Landon Donovan On High School versus Academy

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Dallas Moses (pictured) is leaving Springfield to play for Jeremy Alumbaugh again on the St Louis Scott Gallagher Metro Academy team. For the uninitiated, in February the U.S. Soccer Development Academy announced it is moving to a 10-month season starting with the 2012-13 season. Dallas will likely attend Collinsville High School but will not be […]

Springfield SC To Compete In National League

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A press release from Springfield SC on being accepted to the National League. I’m still wrapping my arms around the many changes that have occurred in Youth Soccer in the past two years and will have more on the topic later this Summer. In the meantime, as the release notes, the National League is the […]

Hatz and Cline Win Region II Title with SLSG U19

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Congratulations to Emily Cline (Glendale) and Shelby Hatz (Catholic) who won the Region 2 title for U19 Girls today in Saginaw, MI. The two Drury Panther players were part of the St Louis Scott Gallagher squad that defeated KCFC Intensity 3-1. The Intensity squad includes Shea Groom, Kaysie Clark and Dielany Kiely of the two-time […]