Springfield SC U17's - 1 Everest SC (Ohio) - 3 (OT) Not too many details to share with you other than the boys came from behind to tie the game in regulation before giving up a pair of goals in overtime, ending their run in the semifinals again this year. I've come to know these boys well enough to know they are unhappy right now, a feeling I'm certain will fuel there … [Read more...] about Region II Soccer Tournament: Springfield SC Run Ends At Semi-Finals
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The Springfield SC U17's shut out Northwest Indiana FC 1-0 today, winning on a goal by Brock Ruggeri (Kickapoo HS, pictured at last years Regionals vs FC Milwaukee). When combined with the KC Wizard Juniors loss to FC Barrington by the same 0-1 score, our local boys advance from the group to reach the Region II semi-finals for the second straight year. The team has now … [Read more...] about Region II Soccer Tournament: Springfield SC Advances To Semi-finals Again!
The Missouri State Cup tournament wrapped up last weekend with the U18 and U19 age groups. It's not the same tournament it was when I moved here in 2002 and a week later spent a week in Columbia with almost 200 teams competing to represent the state. Unfortunately MYSA has chosen to narrow the field, dramatically, by charging $600 to enter while only guaranteeing a single … [Read more...] about 2008 Missouri State Cup Winners
In Penalty Kicks, the Springfield SC won 5-4 in 7 kicks. Captain Ryan Squires buried the 5th shot and the Fusz player put his shot over the crossbar, giving the defending Champions their second straight title. Goalkeeper Tommy Tombridge stopped two shots in the shootout, including the 5th won that could have won it for Fusz. I got to the Complex early and the U16 game was … [Read more...] about Springfield Soccer Club U17s Win 2nd Straight State Title
As noted earlier this month, Springfield Catholic's two senior girls signed to play college soccer. Anne Prenger will be competing in the Great Lakes Valley Conference while representing the UMSL Tritons, where she'll play for Coach Beth Goetz. Here are Coach Goetz's comments on Anne: We've been following Anne a bit for the last two years, mostly with her St. Louis Soccer … [Read more...] about Anne Prenger Signs With Missouri-St Louis Tritons