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De Smet’s Lawlor recognized as an all-American at United Soccer Coaches Association convention

De Smet senior Henry Lawlor experienced a big thrill going to the United Soccer Coaches High School All-America Ceremony and reception. Lawlor, a midfielder, capped off his senior season by being recognized as an all-American. Lawlor was named to the United Soccer Coaches Association’s all-American team. De Smet senior Henry Lawlor and Spartans soccer coach Josh Klein are seen at the recent United Soccer Coaches Association convention in Baltimore. Players on this year’s United Soccer Coaches High School All-America Teams were recognized for their accomplishments at the All-America Ceremony and reception held recently at the Baltimore Convention Center in conjunction ...

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De Smet raises banners to honor three state championship teams in school ceremony

The Frank Sinatra song “It Was a Very Good Year,” could certainly apply to De Smet High. The three championship banners at De Smet. (Photo by Carrie Becher) The year 2019 was a very good year for the Spartans. De Smet captured state titles in baseball, soccer and football. The three state banners are raised at De Smet. (Photo by Carrie Becher) The De Smet community – students, faculty, staff, parents, and even alumni – gathered in the school’s gym recently for a state championship celebration. The year 2019 will long be recalled as one for the ages in Spartan ...

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Local players recognized on Missouri High School Soccer Coaches Association’s 2019 boys all-state teams

The Missouri High School Soccer Coaches Association’s 2019 boys all-state teams have been released. Here are the local athletes who were honored: Class 4 All State Co-Player of the Year Henry Lawlor, De Smet Co-Defensive Player of the Year Nick Grewe, De Smet Coach of the Year – Private Josh Klein, De Smet First Team Adam Kuntz, Chaminade, sr, D Nick Grewe, De Smet, sr, D Henry Lawlor, De Smet, sr, MF Brendan Schoemehl, De Smet, sr. MF Ben Macinnes, Lafayette, jr, MF Second Team John Krahl, CBC, sr, D Thomas Redmond, De Smet, jr, F Cade Walsh, CBC, sr, ...

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De Smet’s Lawlor honored as all-American by United Soccer Coaches Association

De Smet midfielder Henry Lawlor capped off his senior season by being recognized as an all-American. Lawlor was named to the United Soccer Coaches Association’s all-American team that was recently released. De Smet’s Henry Lawlor holds the state soccer championship trophy. With him are his teammates from left Left: Justin Ranalli, Carson Wilhelm, and Max Mundwiller. (Photo by Connor Pohl) “To even be nominated was a big deal to me,” Lawlor said. “They told me all the guys I was up against and it was a lot of great players. I didn’t think I’d get it. When I did get ...

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Local players, coaches honored on high school boys soccer all-region teams

The Missouri High School Soccer Coaches Association’s 2019 Missouri All-Region Team has several St. Louis athletes and coaches honored. De Smet senior Henry Lawlor is the Class 4 District 5-8 Player of the Year. De Smet coach Josh Klein is the Coach of the Year for private schools. In Class 4’s Districts 1-4, CBC’s Terry Michler is the Coach of the Year for private schools. In Class 2 Districts 5-8 , Priory was recognized. The Player of the Year was the Rebels’ Will Kelly. The Defensive Player of the Year was Michael Spencer. The Goalkeeper of the Year was Ross ...

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High school boys all-conference soccer teams

Here are the all-conference boys soccer teams: Suburban Conference Yellow Pool Player of the year: F Christian Kraus, sr., Summit Coach of the year: Tom Wade, Summit FIRST TEAM F Ricky Sparks, sr., Mehlville F Matt Kanan, sr., Lafayette F August Mantia, sr., Eureka High F Andrew Kogut, sr., Summit F Ben Winkelmann, sr., Webster Groves M Fetiol Hyke, sr., Lindbergh M Sully Russell, sr., Lindbergh M Nick Boyles, sr., Marquette M Jake Hinrichs, sr., Kirkwood M Ben MacInnes, jr., Lafayette M Guiseppe Di Cera, sr., Ladue M Mason Crew, sr., Summit M Chris Bathon, sr., Summit M Sawyer Hardy, ...

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De Smet finds 13 is lucky number as Spartans win Class 4 state soccer championship

The third time was indeed the charm for the De Smet soccer Spartans under coach Josh Klein. After narrow misses in the Class 4 state championship game in 2015 and 2018, De Smet was determined not to be a bridesmaid again this season. The De Smet Spartans won the Class 4 state soccer championship with a victory over Lee’s Summit. It was the sixth overall state title for the program. De Smet (19-4-1) won its first state championship since 2011 with a 1-0 victory over previously undefeated Lee’s Summit (22-1) at Worldwide Technology Soccer Park in Fenton. The state title ...

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De Smet reaches Class 4 soccer semifinals for third time since 2015

De Smet is back and the soccer Spartans want a different result this year. De Smet (16-4-1) plays in a Class 4 boys soccer state semifinal at 3:30 p.m. Friday against Lindbergh (17-8-1) at the Soccer Park in Fenton. The Spartans will be trying to win the program’s sixth championship and first since 2011. The Spartans finished second in Class 4 last season with a 1-0 loss against CBC. In the 2015 title game, De Smet fell 1-0 to Francis Howell. De Smet senior goalie Connor Mulvaney makes a play during the quarterfinal victory over Fort Zumwalt West. (Photo by ...

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Priory meets familiar foe in John Burroughs in Class 2 soccer semifinal match

A few Rebels on this year’s Priory squad remain from the 2017 Class 2 state championship soccer team. Those Rebels get another chance this weekend to earn another state title. Priory (21-4) will play in a Class 2 semifinal against defending state champion John Burroughs (21-1-1) at 2 p.m. Friday at Soccer Park in Fenton. The two teams are Metro League rivals “Since before the season started, it has been our goal to return to the Final Four,” Priory coach John Mohrmann said. ” A few of our players were on the 2017 Class 2 state championship team, and they ...

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Hot Priory looks to cool off Orchard Farm in sectional soccer match

Priory Rebels coach John Mohrmann knows one thing for sure about postseason soccer action. “All games in November are difficult,” Mohrmann. The Rebels (18-4) face another tough task when the Orchard Farm Eagles (22-1) comes play in a Class 2 sectional game at 3 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 13). Priory is the defending Class 3 state champions, scoring a 3-0 win last fall against Lincoln College Prep. This year, however, the Rebels were moved down a class by the Missouri State High School Activities Association. Priory has three state championships overall. To remain in the hunt for a fourth state crown, ...

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