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Men’s Soccer Success

Men’s Soccer Success

Jenna Klaers, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

The Saint Louis men’s soccer team is having a historic season. Across Hermann Stadium, there are banners which boast the historic program’s successes. The banners read “10 National Championships,”...

Sophomore, Seosamh Sheerin goes in for a header for Missouri Baptist soccer while playing William Woods. The NAIA has decided to continue with fall sports unlike many of the NCAA sports. (Photo courtesy of Missouri Baptist Athletics)

NAIA Still Proceeding Fall Season

Lilly Mehdirad, Contributor October 1, 2020

Among the COVID-19 pandemic, universities and college athletes in all NCAA divisions were faced with devastating news with the announcement that the organization decided to forego all fall sports seasons...

St. Louis City SC’s Entrance to the Lou

St. Louis City SC’s Entrance to the Lou

Lilly Mehdirad, Contributor September 8, 2020

After a century’s worth of attempts at bringing professional soccer to the city of St. Louis, the city finally earned an MLS team—St. Louis City SC. In 2023, St. Louis City SC will begin their inaugural...

Illustration by Ashlee Kothenbeutel

Robert Hermann – A Very Important Person

Sam Glass, Sports Editor April 25, 2020

Four years ago, I left my dorm room in Marguerite Hall to start my new adventures in sports media: a women’s soccer game on August 19 where I would begin my career in the Billiken sportscape. I walked...

Left to right: Joe Clarke Jr, Janet Oberle, Joe Clarke

Joe Clarke: St. Louis Soccer Legacy

Sam Glass, Sports Editor April 24, 2020

 St. Louis has been touted as a soccer hub for years—from the famed 1950 U.S. World Cup team comprised of five St. Louis natives to the new MLS franchise entering the St. Louis market. College soccer...

Pandemics and Profits

Pandemics and Profits

Jeremiah Kirsch, Staff Writer April 5, 2020

On March 11, the sports community was brought to an abrupt and unanticipated halt. The coronavirus pandemic had reached the U.S., and the sports world was one of the first industries impacted. First, games...

Photo Courtesy of Jack Connaghan

SLU Men’s Soccer Spring Schedule Pushes Billiken Growth

Jeremiah Kirsch, Staff Writer March 5, 2020

It might not officially be spring yet, but the SLU men’s soccer team kicked off their spring season this past Saturday at Butler by playing the Bulldogs to a 1-1 tie. A second-half goal from Evan Southern...

Getting Technical: SLU Alumnus continues soccer career as an entrepreneur

Getting Technical: SLU Alumnus continues soccer career as an entrepreneur

Sam Glass, Sports Editor December 4, 2019

“It’s hot in here,” Adam panted to his dad 20 minutes into his training session with 2019 SLU Soccer alumnus Anthony Brown. They shared a quick laugh and a splash of water before the continual “thud”...

Photo Courtesy of Michael Place.

Murana Brothers New Dynamic Duo for Men’s Soccer

Sam Glass, Sports Editor September 5, 2019

   Wilbur and Orville Wright, Serena and Venus Williams, James and Dave Franco; these famous sibling duos have been instrumental in their respective fields, leveraging the intangible bond between blood...

J. Kim Tucci, a long-time supporter of Billiken Athletics, passed away on March 26 at the age of 78. He is a three-time Billiken Hall of Fame nominee. Photo Courtesy of Billiken Athletics

SLU Community Mournes Loss of J. Kim Tucci

Ryan Lefner, Associate Sports Editor April 4, 2019

The Saint Louis University community mourned the loss of J. Kim Tucci last week, as the longtime supporter and booster of Billikens athletics passed away March 26 at the age of 78. Tucci’s involvement...

Putting together the Billiken Blue Puzzle

Putting together the Billiken Blue Puzzle

Sam Glass, Staff Writer November 30, 2018

With the winter sports season starting off at full throttle, the fall sports have drawn to a close, and SLU men’s soccer ends their season with some key takeaways moving forward. The Billikens fought...

Bronze Boot game revived before Bills begin conference play

Bronze Boot game revived before Bills begin conference play

Sam Glass, Staff Writer October 6, 2018

    A crowd of almost 5,000 St. Louis soccer fans filled the seats at Robert R. Hermann Stadium for a Friday night game on Sept. 21. The special occasion was the famed Bronze Boot match between...

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