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Three events, two titles in one weekend a first

‘The Academy’ had teams at three different tournament locations over this Labor Day weekend. The 2001 and 2003 teams were in Marietta, Georgia with the 2005’s in Atlanta and 2007’s in Jackson, MS. This was the first time ‘The Academy’ boys had played at three different tournament locations in one weekend and shows the continued growth…

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’04 Win; ’02 Finalists in Birmingham

Birmingham, Ala – Three of our our boys teams were in tournament action this past weekend. The ‘04 team won the Publix Cup in Birmingham, Alabama while our ‘02’s beat the home team Vestavia by 3-1 but they could only come overall second to a team from Atlanta. Nevertheless it was a good weekend including…

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Girls reach final

The Oakes, Hattiesburg – August 25th and 26th the Southern States Soccer girls traveled to Montgomery, Alabama, to compete in the Alabama Soccer Shootout.  They met up with CSC Girls 05/04 Premier on Saturday morning and battled fiercely after both teams had exchanged early goals. Finally the Southern States Soccer girls scored the deciding goal…

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Rouhbakhsh and LaRussa join board

Following the recent resignation of Paul Roblin as President of Southern States Soccer the owners are pleased to announce Dr. Rambod Rouhbakhsh of Laurel, Mississippi as our new President. Dr. Rouhbakhsh hails from the northwest region of the U.S. and was team physician for the Portland Timbers during his time there. A former collegiate player…

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’03’s make it to final at regionals

Winston-Salum, NC –  The Academy 2003 team made it to the final of the Club Soccer Southeast Regional Tournament before bowing out to Wake. The team culminated a highly successful season with a strong run at the regionals but missed out on a place at the National Tournament in Colorado next month. Three other Academy…

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2018 Awards Night a Blast

Hattiesburg – Miss.  Southern States Soccer held it’s awards evening on Saturday, May 19th following the first day of another SuperWeekend. ‘Juice’ Rowland won the overall boys Player of the Year award. The list of other award winners will be published soon. It was a great night and was followed by Champions League style 5…

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MLS Icon to coach at The Oakes

Hattiesburg – Miss. Former MLS Goalkeeper of the Year and National Team player Jon Busch will be at The Oakes Training Center in Hattiesburg next week to work with our goalkeepers. Busch recently retired after 21 years as a professional and is looking forward to beginning a new chapter in his career in coaching and business.…

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Success in Memphis

Memphis, TN –  ‘The Academy’ 2003 boys won their group and took the Championship title at the Memphis Premier Invitational over the May 5/6 weekend. The 2005 boys narrowly missed winning their age group taking the  runners-up spot, losing in the final to Memphis Lobos.

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