Saturday, December 1, 2012
There are lots of Creve Coeur ties to the Major League Soccer finals, along with what will be David Beckham's swan song in U.S. pro soccer.
For the second straight season, the Houston Dynamo and the LA Galaxy will square off for the top prize in men's American pro soccer, the MLS Cup. And that means another chance to catch several Creve Coeur prep soccer alums on the field in what will also be David Beckham's last pro match in the U.S. Brad Davis (Chaminade) and Will Bruin (De Smet Jesuit) once again play signficant roles for Houston, while Pat Noonan (De Smet Jesuit) is expected to come off the bench for Los Angeles. LA Galaxy Vice President Chris Klein is also a De Smet Jesuit graduate who won an MLS Cup in 2000. Davis and Bruin will look to avenge last year's final, a 1-0 Galaxy win. In a statement released Friday by De Smet Jesuit, Varsity Soccer Coach Greg Vitello said “…
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Will Bruin is part of a Major League Soccer contingent in Amsterdam.
Sunday, November 20, 2011
The Houston Dynamo will try to take down Beckham's LA Galaxy minus their best player in Chaminade alum Brad Davis, but with De Smet's Will Bruin ready to help.
It has already been a drama-filled weekend for Creve Coeur area soccer fans, as De Smet and Priory both won state titles in Blue Springs Saturday night. Sunday, the world could see how one Chaminade graduate's absence is felt in Major League Soccer's Championship game and if a De Smet graduate is able to help pick up the slack. The Houston Dynamo suffered a major loss when Brad Davis (Chaminade) went out against Kansas City with a quad injury last week. Davis, the team's leader in assists and the runner-up in this year's MLS MVP voting, will not play Sunday in the MLS Cup final against the L.A. Galaxy. The blow means his teammates, including rookie Will Bruin (De Smet) will have an even greater opportunity to make a difference. Bruin, who …
Saturday, August 6, 2011
A roundup of how other news outlets covered items of Creve Coeur interest this week.
Each and every day, we endeavor here at Creve Coeur Patch to do original reporting on items of interest to the people and places which hold a special part of Creve Coeur in their heart. We know we're not the only ones out there doing it, so in that spirit, here's a look at a few items we found which we thought were worth passing onto you for a look. There is change coming to one hospital in Creve Coeur, and another hospital firm headquartered here: The Jewish community in Creve Coeur is getting ready to host a first of its kind program in St. Louis. Temple Israel will launching a Parents as Teachers Program. The St. Louis Jewish Light reports that for $125 per child, Jewish Parents as Teachers "will provide a year-long menu of services, …