Team News

’04/05 team play close games

North Little Rock, AR –  The Academy ‘04’s with a large sprinkling of ‘05’s were in Arkansas for the Little Rock FC ID event this cold weekend. The guys played hard and well against strong opponents. After knotting the first game 2-2 with Memphis FC they slipped to close losses against the host team by…

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‘Juice’ heads to MLS Atlanta United

The Oakes –  Southern States Soccer is pleased, if a little sad to announce that 2004 player Joshua ‘Juice’ Rowland will be moving on to pastures new in 2019. ‘Juice’ is headed to Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United FC. He will join up full-time with their Development Academy after impressing in recent training and games…

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Girls go close again

Houma, La –  The Southern States girls traveled to Houma, Louisiana this past weekend and took second place in the tournament. The girls topped the number one seed of the tournament in the semi-final. Following a 1-1 tie in regulation the game went into an intense penalty shootout. Abigail Capasso (pictured) who was playing two…

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Another Title, another runners-up spot

Jackson, MS –  October 14th ‘The Academy’ 2002 team came back from a two goal half-time deficit to defeat the Louisiana Fire by 4-2 in the final of the Crossroads of the South Tournament. The players showed great character reacting to the challenge in the second half and ran out deserved winners. The 2005 team…

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’03 Champs; ’08 Runners-Up in Florida tournaments

Florida – ‘Topher’ LaRussa scored the only goal of the game in the final minutes as the Alliance Cup, Championship game looked to be going to a PK shootout. Up gainst GPS Bayern Munich goals were hard to come by but with his lone strike, the ‘03 boys deservedly grabbed the Alliance Cup. The final…

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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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’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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