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 ’05 Finalists at Bash

Birmingham, Ala – We rarely focus on individuals as soccer is such a team game but the performances of Dylan Dykes on our ‘05 team playing in the Birmingham Bash this past weekend were exceptional. The team took the runners-up spot and also performed well in all three games. The ‘07-08’s and the pure ‘08…

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Two more titles for ‘The Academy’ teams

Memphis, TN – The Academy’ sent three teams to the Rose Cup Tournament in Memphis, TN last weekend. The ‘02’s and ‘04’s both won their brackets with fine performances overall. The ‘02’s did particularly well against the older ‘00 and ‘01 teams as they were playing up in age group. The younger ‘06 team played well…

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Flathau thanks ‘The Academy’ and Coach Carl Reynolds

Houston, TX –  Heath Flathau of Hattiesburg, Mississippi recently moved to Houston, Texas to join the Houston Texans Developmental Academy. Heath is an outstanding talent and had been playing his soccer in Jackson for the Rush. Even so he has worked consistently with us here at Southern States Soccer as a training player and as…

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SSS players trial at MLS Development Academy

Atlanta, GA –  Christopher LaRussa (left) and ‘Juice’ Rowland were in Atlanta this week training with the MLS Atlanta United DA Academy. The boys made an impression playing against the Atlanta outfit when the Southern States Soccer ‘The Academy’ 2003 team beat United in tournament play by 4-3 recently. ‘Topher’ is an ’03 and ‘Juice’…

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Busy SuperWeekend

Oak Grove, MS –  It was a busy SuperWeekend for Southern States Soccer just ended.  We welcomed Lisa Lavelle of the Sports Source who educated and trained our ‘The Academy’ players and parents about college prep using their custom made software and web based services. Just another example of Southern States Soccer going the extra…

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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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