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Lafayette succeeds using strong goaltending, defense in boys soccer play

The Lafayette Lancers’ strong goaltending has been a key to the successful season the squad is having under first-year coach Ryan Butchart. The Lafayette Lancers have won 10 games and return to play two games this week after winning the Parkway Tournament. Lafayette (10-3-1) returns to action Monday at Ladue in a 4:30 p.m. game at the Ladue West Campus. “Now it is time for us to keep wanting to improve and get better,” Butchart said. “The toughest part of the season is just getting started.” The Lancers are fresh off winning the Parkway Tournament. A key for this season ...

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Parkway West 3V3 Soccer Tournament seeks entrants to participate in inaugural event

The Parkway West boys soccer’s inaugural 3V3 Soccer Tournament is meant to be a fun event for boys and girls who love soccer. The Parkway West boys soccer’s inaugural 3V3 Soccer Tournament will be held Oct. 19. It will be held at 9 a.m. on Oct. 19. It is open to all boys and girls to compete in elementary, middle school and high school division. Boys currently playing on a high school team this fall are not eligible to play. Parkway West boys coach Tom Herpel said his players like competitions like this so the program decided to host a ...

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Parkway West moves up to Class 4 in soccer, Priory drops back to Class 2

The Missouri State High School Actitivities Association recent district soccer assignments showed two schools are changing classifications. The Parkway West Longhorrns are moving up from Class 3 to compete in Class 4. The Priory Rebels are dropping back to Class 2 from Class 4. Parkway West will be District 4 with defending Class 4 champion CBC, Marquette and Lafayette. Priory will be in District 5 with St. Clair, St. Francis Borgia and Whitfield. For new Longhorns coach Tom Herpel the move was not a surprise. Herpel has been with the program as a longtime assistant before his promotion. Parkway West ...

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2019 high school boys soccer preview capsules: CBC’s Michler approaches 1,000 career victories

The CBC Cadets have three starters back from last year’s Class 4 state championship team but a bigger story line involves coach Terry Michler. Michler is approaching a huge career milestone. Entering his 49th year coaching at CBC, Michler is only 10 wins away from reaching 1,000 in his career. Michler’s record is 990-273-115. He’s also led the program to nine state titles. Chaminade coach Mike Gauvain is happy for his coaching friend. CBC coach Terry Michler celebates with his Cadets when he won his 900th career game. Entering his 49th season at CBC, Michler is 10 wins shy of ...

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Priory, MICDS, Westminster Christian Academy start soccer season off in Metro League Tournament

The Metro League tradition continues with the start of the new soccer season. The league opens with the Metro League Tournament. The league’s seven teams are joined by Bayless to make it an eight-team bracket.   Priory coach John Mohrmann likes the way the league opens each season. “Our league tournament has been a long tradition, and it’s a great way to measure ourselves against very good opponents,” Mohrmann said. Westminster Christian Academy coach Dan Legters agreed. “I think it is a great way to start the season with the tournament,” Legters said. “The level of competition within our league ...

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Marquette’s Kenny will be honored as the Jimmy Dunn High School Coach of the Year by St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame

Marquette soccer coach Chris Kenny will be honored this fall by the St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame. Marquette’s Chris Kenny will be honored as the Jimmy Dunn High School Coach of the Year by the St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame. Kenny has been named the winner of the Jimmy Dunn High School Coach of the Year award. The St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame also has announced the Inductee Class for 2019. The ceremony will be held Oct. 11 at the Union Station grand ballroom. The doors will open at 4:30 p.m. A dinner will be served at ...

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CBC’s DeWeese named Gatorade Missouri Boys Soccer Player of the Year

CBC’s Nolan DeWeese is the latest Cadet to be Gatorade Missouri Boys Soccer Player of the Year. CBC’s Nolan DeWeese, shown with the state soccer trophy from lsat fall, has been named the Gatorade Missouri Boys Soccer Player of the Year. In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company recently anounced DeWeese as its 2018-19 top boy soccer player in Missouri. DeWeese is the fifth Gatorade Missouri Boys Soccer Player of the Year to be chosen from CBC under coach Terry Michler. The others are AJ Palazzolo, AJ Cochran, Pat Moriarty and Eddie ...

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All region, all state, all state academic high school girls soccer teams

Here are the local athletes who made girls soccer all region, all-state and all-state academic teams this spring. Class 4 Region 1Co-Offensive Player of the YearRylee Howard, Lafayette|Lyndsey Heckel, Nerinx HallDefensive Player of the YearKaleigh Kastberg, Parkway WestGoalkeeper of the YearErika Anstine, Parkway WestCoach of the Year – PublicAnnie Wayland, Parkway West Players (all seniors unless noted)Kaleigh Kastberg D Parkway WestSarah Clubb D EurekaAshton Manwill D Parkway WestKendra Erickson D LafayetteRachel Martin D Lafayette JuniorRylee Howard F Lafayette Freshman Bella Hatzgeogiou F Parkway WestErika Anstine GK Parkway WestMegan Moll GK EurekaSam Courtois MF EurekaEmily Wurdack MF Parkway South Class 3 Region 1Defensive ...

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High school girls soccer all conference teams

Here are the athletes who made girls soccer all-conference teams this spring from the conferences that submitted them. Suburban Conference, Yellow Pool Players of the year F Rylee Howard, fr., Lafayette M Anna Walsh, sr., SummitDefensive player of the the yearHannah Higgins, sr., SummitGoalkeeper of the yearKatie Nash, sr., SummitCoaches of the year Tim Walters, Lafayette Eric Hill, Summit FIRST TEAM F Lauren Colombo, jr., Oakville F Lily Schnieders, sr., Summit F Molly Sheridan, sr., Kirkwood F Gretchen Skoglund, sr., Webster Groves M Sam Curtois, sr., Eureka M Kayti Graefe, so., Lindbergh M Kelsey Grodon, sr., Lindbergh M Rachel Martin, ...

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