Fightin’ Irish 2015 Season Win Home Opener

The Fightin’ Irish 2015 soccer season is off to an exciting start following wins by both varsity and JV teams Tuesday evening.  Hosting Carthage, the JV team led at halftime and would go on to win 1-0.  Varsity trailed at the half, with a header that tied the game in the 53rd minute.  The varsity game required a second overtime in order to finish with a 2-1 victory.

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Fightin Irish Extend Win Streak with Home Win Over Bolivar

The Fighting Irish boys soccer team extended their unbeaten win streak to 8 games with a 2-0 shutout over the Bolivar Liberators.  After a scoreless first half senior Gabe Straus put Springfield Catholic on top with a goal assisted by senior Tommy Giovanni.   Senior Clark Keonig added to the Irish lead with a nice goal on an assist by senior Blake Weber.  The Irish defense held on for a 2-0 home win.escort s

Irish Take Parkview Tournament Championship

The Fightin Irish won three consecutive matches in less than 24 hours to take home the Parkview Tournament Championship.  After a hard fought 2-0 win over a Neosho on Friday afternoon that included goals by seniors Gabe Straus and Tommy Giovanni, the Irish met the Carthage Tigers for the second time in in a couple of weeks.  After a scoreless first half senior Patrick Greenley found the back of the Carthage net on a nice strike from just inside the 18 yard line to give the Irish a 1-0 lead in the 56th minute of the match.  The Fightin Irish and sophomore goal keeper Michael Sallee battled for the next 24 minutes to hold on to an emotional and hard fought 1-0 win.  The Irish claimed the tournament championship trophy later that afternoon with a 5-2 win over West Plains on goals by Blake Weber, Ben Rash, Patrick Greenley, Isaac Zimmerman and Cameron Katzfey.

That same day the Fightin Irish JV side claimed the Carthage JV Tournament championship with a 3-2 win over Neosho in the championship match with goals by Justin Swope, Andrew Olson and Kameron escorts in los angeles

Irish Defeat Familiar Foe Greenwood

The 15th renewal of the rivalry of the two Springfield private schools had a different feel but  same outcome as the Fightin Irish defeated Greenwood 2-1 at the Cooper Family Soccer Complex.  The Irish had a 2-0 lead at halftime over the #5 Class 1 ranked Bluejays on goals by freshman Kaueh Huttenlocher and senior Tommy Giovanni.  The Bluejays cut the lead in half in the second half on a nice strike from 22 yards out.  The stingy Irish defense and sophomore goalkeeper Michael Sallee held on to secure the 15th consecutive win over a level escorts

#2 Ranked Fightin Irish Open Season with 4 Wins

After a move from Class 1 to Class 2 in the newly expanded MSHSAA soccer classifications, the #2 ranked Fightin Irish boys soccer team opened the 2014 campaign with perfect 4-0 record.  The Irish opened the season at Class 3 Carthage with a 3-1 win with two goals by junior Anthony Gomez and one goal by senior Patrick Greenley in a match shortened due to lighting.  The Irish returned home to defeat Cassville 6-0 on two goals by junior Ben Rash and goals by Anthony Gomez, senior Tommy Giovanni, junior Duncan Strang and freshman Zach Straus.  The Irish traveled Joplin College Heights and improved their record to 3-0 with a 3-1 win on goals by Blake Weber and Keegan Randell.  A host of Irish scored in a decisive win 10-0 win at home over Logan Rogersville to start the season with 4-0 escorts dubai