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St. Louis Major League Soccer team name is … St. Louis City SC

The St. Louis City SC crest, unveiled Aug. 13, 2020.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 13, 2020

The Major League Soccer team coming to St. Louis got a name Thursday: St. Louis City SC, with team colors of red and blue accented with yellow and gray. The name is internationally inspired, but also intended as a tribute to both St. Louis and the residents of the region as a whole that will ultimately...

2019 Lindbergh soccer will go down in history with state semifinal run

Lindbergh High head coach Mark Giesing is confident about the 2019 season
for his boys soccer team after an ‘exciting’ first week of practice. Photo by Erin Achenbach

December 5, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call Years from now, the Lindbergh boys soccer team will view the 2019 season as one of the greatest campaigns in program history. Despite losses to DeSmet in the Missouri Class 4 state semifinal and to Lee’s Summit West in the third-place game, Lindbergh head coach Ma...

Flyers soccer team heading for state semifinals after dream ‘19

Lindbergh’s Nick Merlo and Northwest’s Hayden Hatley battle for a loose ball in the Flyers’ 4-2 win at Northwest Nov. 13. Photo by Stephen Glover.

November 20, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call This is going down as the season of all seasons for the Lindbergh boys soccer team. The Flyers (17-8-1) are returning to the Missouri Class 4 semifinals for the first time since 1994 after winning their first district championship since 1998. Lindbergh’s lone sta...

PHOTOS: Get a first look at the proposed St. Louis Major League Soccer stadium

Every seat in the stadium will be within 120 feet of the pitch, the closest of any MLS stadium. The closest seats will sit just 20 feet from the touchline. Rendering courtesy of MLS4THELOU.com.

May 5, 2019

Supporters of bringing a Major League Soccer team to St. Louis are hopeful it will actually happen after the MLS decided April 18 to expand to 30 teams, all but assuring that St. Louis will be awarded a franchise. If the city is awarded a franchise, the stadium will be ready for MLS play in March 2022...

Sectional ends run for OHS soccer team

Sectional ends run for OHS soccer team

November 14, 2018

By Stephen Glover For the Call The dreams of a state championship came to an end last week for the Oakville Tigers district champion boys’ soccer team as it suffered a 2-0 loss at home to Marquette in the sectional championship Nov. 6. Going into the sectional, Oakville (12-14) had won four of ...

Inspired by Ohler, Lindbergh boys’ soccer team is rebuilding

Inspired by Ohler, Lindbergh boys’ soccer team is rebuilding

August 31, 2018

Despite losing 11 starters to graduation, Lindbergh High head coach Mark Giesing is confident about the 2018 season for his boys’ soccer team. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.  By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call Lindbergh High School boys’ varsity soccer head coach Mark Giesing is looking to fill the ...

Lindbergh fifth-grader trains with Barcelona Soccer Club

Lindbergh fifth-grader trains with Barcelona Soccer Club

January 12, 2018

Sappington Elementary School fifth-grader Jose Rincon’s soccer skills are attracting lots of attention, and those hard-earned skills paid off when the 11-year-old athlete had the opportunity of a lifetime to train alongside the Barcelona professional soccer club in Spain. Last summer, Jose was selected...

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