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CAL SOUTH ALUM ALEX MORGAN NAMED AS U.S. SOCCER'S 2012 FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR December 2012
December 3, 2012 (Chicago, IL) – For their excellence at the highest levels of the sport, U.S. Soccer announced U.S. Women's National Team forward Alex Morgan as the 2012 Female Athlete of the Year and U.S. Under-20 WNT defender Julie Johnston as the 2012 Young Female Athlete of the Year. Story inside...
DONOVAN PENALTY KICK IN 2ND HALF GIVES LA GALAXY BACK-TO-BACK MLS CUP TITLES December 2012
December 2, 2012 (Carson, Calif.) – Cal South alumnus Landon Donovan scored the deciding goal on a penalty kick early in the second half Saturday night to give LA Galaxy their second MLS Cup in a row (and fourth overall). Another Cal South alum, Sean Franklin, contributed an assist to defeat Houston, 3-1. Story inside...
FINAL FOUR TEAMS IN PLACE FOR THE 2012 NCAA® WOMEN'S COLLEGE CUP ® AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO THIS WEEKEND  November 2012
November 26, 2012 (San Diego, CA) - Stanford, North Carolina, Penn State and Florida State will make their way to the University of San Diego to vie for the 2012 NCAA® Women's College Cup®, the Division I Women's Soccer Championship on Friday, Nov. 30. More details and ticket link inside...
THE PRINCIPLES OF CAL SOUTH PRO+ | FOURTH IN A FOUR-PART SERIES: ADVANCEMENT November 2012
This week, we present the last of a four-part series which introduces our membership to the four principles at the heart of the Cal South Pro+ program. The last principle, "Inclusion," is presented by Steve Hoffman, Cal South's Director of Coaching Education and Player Development. Full article is inside...
LONG-TIME AUSTRALIAN WNT HEAD COACH TOM SERMANNI SELECTED TO LEAD U.S. WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM October 2012
October 30, 2012 (Chicago, IL) – U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati announced today the hiring of Tom Sermanni as the seventh head coach in U.S. Women’s National Team history. Full story from USSoccer.com inside...
THE PRINCIPLES OF CAL SOUTH PRO+ | THIRD IN A FOUR-PART SERIES: INCLUSION October 2012
This week, we present the third in a four-part series which introduces our membership to the four principles at the heart of the Cal South Pro+ program. The third principle, "Inclusion," is presented by Steve Hoffman, Cal South's Director of Coaching Education and Player Development. Full article is inside...
CAL SOUTH MOURNS TRAGIC LOSS OF DISTRICT 5 COMMISSIONER RICK McCOWN October 2012
October 24, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - It is with a sad and heavy heart that we inform the Southern California soccer community that late Monday afternoon, Cal South Board member and District 5 Commissioner, Rick McCown, was killed in an automobile accident. Memorial service info inside...
THE PRINCIPLES OF CAL SOUTH PRO+ | SECOND IN A FOUR-PART SERIES: DEVELOPMENT October 2012
This week, we present the second in a four-part series which introduces our membership to the four principles at the heart of the Cal South Pro+ program. The second principle, "Development," is presented by Steve Hoffman, Cal South's Director of Coaching Education and Player Development. Full article inside...
THE PRINCIPLES OF CAL SOUTH PRO+ | FIRST IN A FOUR-PART SERIES: IDENTIFICATION October 2012
This week, we present the first of a four-part series which introduces our membership to the four principles at the heart of the Cal South Pro+ program. The first principle, "Identification," is presented by Steve Hoffman, Cal South's Director of Coaching Education and Player Development. Full article inside...
ALEX MORGAN & SHANNON BOXX LEAD U.S. WNT IN 2-1 VICTORY TOUR WIN OVER AUSTRALIA September 2012
September 16, 2012 (CARSON, Calif.) – The U.S. Women’s National Team came from behind to earn a 2-1 win against Australia in the second game of their Fan Tribute Tour. Cal South ODP alumni Alex Morgan and Shannon Boxx scored in the second half in front of 19,851 fans at The Home Depot Center..
CAL SOUTH SOCCER AND CAL SOUTH SOCCER FOUNDATION SELECT ASTROTURF AS OFFICIAL ARTIFICIAL SURFACE PROVIDER  August 2012
August 28, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - Cal South and the Cal South Soccer Foundation have announced a three-year partnership with AstroTurf, the maker of the world's best artificial playing surfaces. AstroTurf has been named as their Official Artificial Surface Provider. Full press release inside...
U.S. U17 WOMEN'S NATIONAL TEAM VS. CHINA IN FREE GAME AT HOME DEPOT CENTER August 2012
All young girls who aspire to play for the United States National Team are invited by Cal South and U.S. Soccer to attend a very special FREE game on Wednesday, August 22 at The Home Depot Center when the U.S. U17 Women's National Team will play China's U17 Women's National Team...
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR THE 2013 CAL SOUTH NATIONAL CUP & SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP August 2012
August 15, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - Cal South is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2013 Cal South National Cup and the 2013 Sports Authority State Cup. Early bird discounts are available for those teams which register for these events through October 14, 2012. Details inside...
CAL SOUTH & NIKE CONTINUE LONG-STANDING PARTNERSHIP WITH ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW FIVE-YEAR AGREEMENT August 2012
August 14, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - Cal South and Nike announced today the renewal of their long-standing sponsorship agreement. Nike remains Cal South's official apparel and equipment sponsor supporting all of Cal South's elite youth identification and development programs. Full press release and details inside...
U.S. WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM EARNS 4TH OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL WITH 2-1 VICTORY OVER JAPAN August 2012
LONDON, England (Aug. 9, 2012) - The U.S. Women's National Team captured the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics with a 2-1 victory against Japan in front of 80,203 at the famed Wembley Stadium. The U.S. upended the 2011 Women's World Cup champs and captured their third-consecutive Olympic championship...
CAL SOUTH PRO+ TEAMS TO TAKE ON U.S. YOUTH NATIONAL TEAMS AT THE HOME DEPOT CENTER THROUGHOUT AUGUST August 2012
August 7, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - August is a busy month for the boys and girls who play for Cal South Pro+ teams as they are engaged in a series of matches against U.S. Youth National Teams, all of which are being held at The Home Depot Center in Carson, California.
CAL SOUTH ODP ALUM ALEX MORGAN SCORES GAME-WINNER IN 123RD MINUTE VS. CANADA IN OLYMPIC SEMI-FINAL August 2012
MANCHESTER, England (Aug. 6, 2012) - Alex Morgan scored the game-winning goal in the 123rd minute of the Olympic semifinal match as the U.S. Women's National Team overcame three deficits during regulation to defeat Canada 4-3 in overtime in one of the most exciting and dramatic matches in Olympic history.
CAL SOUTH TEAMS WIN THREE TITLES AT THE 2012 US YOUTH SOCCER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS July 2012
July 29, 2012 (Sacramento, CA) - The BU14 Santa Barbara SC White, the GU15 Legends FC and the BU15 Fullerton Rangers White captured titles on Saturday at the 2012 US Youth Soccer National Championships in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The Rangers boys have now won two national titles in a row...
CAL SOUTH TEAMS WIN 4 OF 8 TITLES AT THE 2012 US YOUTH SOCCER NATIONAL PRESIDENTS CUP July 2012
July 15, 2012 (Sacramento, CA) - UPDATED 1:30 PM - Cal South teams captured 4 out of 8 championship trophies Sunday morning at the 2012 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup in Sacramento. Full details and scoreboard inside...
CAL SOUTH DONATES AN ADDITIONAL $96,000 TO 17 TEAMS BOUND FOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS July 2012
July 7, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - UPDATE: The Cal South Board of Directors announced today the final subsidy quantities to be donated to the Cal South teams attending upcoming national championship events. 15 Cal South youth teams will each receive a subsidy of $6,000 to help them with traveling expenses...
U.S. MNT CAPTAIN CARLOS BOCANEGRA TO ADDRESS PRO+ CAMPERS AT CAL SOUTH I.D. CAMP June 2012
June 29, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - U.S. Men’s National Team captain Carlos Bocanegra will be contributing his talents, experience and wisdom to the 2012 Cal South Pro+ Summer I.D. Camp on Friday, July 6 at Concordia University in Irvine. To read the full official press release, click the story link...
NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE SOCCER VOLUNTEERS TO BE THE LA GALAXY VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH June 2012
Nominate your favorite soccer volunteers today for their chance to be named as the LA Galaxy Volunteer of the Month for June! Cal South has teamed up with the LA Galaxy to show their appreciation of volunteers in Southern California. The winning volunteer will receive an LA Galaxy game package! Link and more info inside...
CAL SOUTH TEAMS CAPTURE 10 OF 16 TITLES AT THE 2012 US YOUTH SOCCER FAR WEST REGIONALS June 2012
June 24, 2012 (Phoenix, AZ) - Cal South teams claimed 10 of the 16 regional championship titles up for grabs this morning during the finals of the 2012 US Youth Soccer Far West Regionals. Cal South went into the day with 13 of its teams competing in 11 championship finals. Full scoreboard inside...
CAL SOUTH TEAMS CLAIM 7 OF 10 TITLES AT 2012 US YOUTH SOCCER REGION IV PRESIDENTS CUP June 2012
June 17, 2012 (Arvada, CO) UPDATED 03:40 PM - Cal South teams captured 7 of 10 regional championship titles today during the finals round for the 2012 US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup. Six of our teams will now move to the National Presidents Cup in July.
CAL SOUTH DONATES OVER $150,000 TO ITS TEAMS BOUND FOR REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS June 2012
June 15, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) – The Cal South Board of Directors has announced that the organization will provide over $150,000 in subsidies and entry fee payments to its Affiliate Member teams, youth and adult, advancing to regional competition series this summer. Full press release inside...
REGION IV PRESIDENTS CUP STARTS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13 | VISIT CALSOUTH.COM FOR LIVE SCORING UPDATES June 2012
June 11, 2012 (Arvada, CO) - Seventeen Cal South teams - ten Sports Authority State Cup champions and seven wild cards - will begin three days of preliminary match play Wednesday in the 2012 US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup, being held from June 13-17 in Arvada, Colorado.
UNDER 19 CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS CROWNED AS CAL SOUTH NATIONAL CUP CLOSES FOR 2012 June 2012
June 11, 2012 (San Bernardino, CA) - The final Cal South National Cup champion for 2012 was crowned this weekend as the West Coast Futbol Club captured the Boys Under 19 title at the Platinum Park Soccer Complex in San Bernardino. West Coast FC spun a 4-0 shutout over the runner-up OC Revolution...
"COACHES FOR KYLIE" COLLEGE I.D. CLINIC RAISES $24,640 FOR THE DONIAK FAMILY June 2012
June 8, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - Cal South presented a donation check in the amount of $24,640 on Wednesday, June 6 at the Cal South Corporate Office to Cal South ODP alumnus Kylie Doniak and her family to help with medical costs incurred after Doniak was struck by a drunk driver in Austin, TX in February.
SEATTLE SOUNDERS END CAL FC'S CINDERELLA RUN IN THE U.S. OPEN CUP ON TUESDAY NIGHT June 2012
June 6, 2012 (Tukwila, WA) - Cal FC's Cinderella run in the U.S. Open Cup came to an end on Tuesday night as they were shut out by the Seattle Sounders 5-0 after holding the MLS side to a scoreless draw through the first 50 minutes of action. The match was televised live on Fox Soccer Channel. Full story inside...
CAL FC TOPS PORTLAND TIMBERS 1-0 IN OVERTIME IN 3RD ROUND OF US OPEN CUP May 2012
May 31, 2012 (Portland, OR) - Cal South's Cal FC defeated the Portland Timbers in a 1-0 overtime shocker at Portland's Jeld-Wen Field on Wednesday night. In the process, Cal FC became the first USASA to both score a goal against an MLS side in the Open Cup and advance via victory on a goal. Full story inside...
CAL SOUTH ALUMNI PLAY HUGE FOR U.S. OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND May 2012
May 30, 2012 - Cal South ODP alumni Landon Donovan and Alex Morgan sparked their respective national teams to huge victories over Scotland and China over the long Memorial Day weekend. Story recaps and links inside...
CAL SOUTH PRO+ INVITATIONAL BEING HELD OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND IN VENTURA May 2012
May 24, 2012 (Ventura, CA) - Cal South is hosting the 2012 Cal South Pro+ Invitational this Memorial Day weekend, May 25-28, at Ventura College. Cal South Pro+ State I.D. teams in the '99 and '00 age groups will compete this weekend against top ODP teams from Cal North, Washington, Colorado and North Texas.
7 MORE CAL SOUTH NATIONAL CUP OLDERS CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT RANCHO CAPISTRANO May 2012
May 21, 2012 (San Juan Capistrano, CA) - Seven more Cal South National Cup Olders champions were crowned this weekend at the Rancho Capistrano Soccer Complex in San Juan Capistrano, in the U15-U17 and BU14 age groups. Photo links inside...
THREE TEAMS NAMED AS CAL SOUTH NATIONAL CUP CHAMPIONS AT LANCASTER May 2012
May 15, 2012 (Lancaster, CA) - Three more teams were named as Cal South National Cup champions this past weekend at Lancaster National Soccer Center. The semi-finals and finals matches in the Under 18 and Girls Under 14 brackets were held on Saturday and Sunday, May 12-13. Photo links and teams inside...
CAL SOUTH ANNOUNCES PRO+ IDENTIFICATION AND DEVELOPMENT CAMP May 2012
May 8, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - Cal South today announced the dates for the Pro+ Identification and Development Camps for elite players in the boys and girls ’96, ’97 and ’98 age groups. The local camp will eliminate travel costs for the 18-20 players in each age group. U.S. Soccer staff will attend the camp..
TEN TEAMS CROWNED AS PRESIDENTS DIVISION CHAMPIONS AT 2012 SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP May 2012
May 7, 2012 (Pomona, CA) - Ten Cal South teams were named as 2012 Sports Authority State Cup champions this weekend in Pomona as play concluded in the Presidents Division Olders brackets. Full list of champions and finalists as well as links to photo galleries on Facebook inside...
CAL SOUTH TO PRESENT "COACHES FOR KYLIE" COLLEGE I.D. CLINIC, JUNE 2-3 May 2012
Cal South will present a special college ID event for players called “Coaches for Kylie” on June 2-3 on the Cal State Fullerton campus. All proceeds will go to help the family of Kylie Doniak with medical expenses. The event will be run by numerous top college coaches who have all graciously donated their time.
CAL SOUTH ANNOUNCES PRO+ PROGRAM, THE NEXT EVOLUTION OF PLAYER IDENTIFICATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE U.S. April 2012
April 25, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - Cal South, the official youth and adult state soccer association for Southern California, is proud to announce Cal South Pro+, the next evolution of player identification and development in the United States. Full press release and FAQ link inside...
6 MORE TEAMS CROWNED AS GOVERNORS DIVISION CHAMPIONS AT 2012 SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP April 2012
April 24, 2012 (Lancaster, CA) - Six Cal South teams were named as 2012 Sports Authority State Cup champions this weekend as play concluded in the Governor Division Olders brackets. Full list of champions and finalists as well as links to Facebook galleries inside...
CAL SOUTH TO HOST 2012 USASA NATIONAL VETERANS CUP IN ESCONDIDO April 2012
April 13, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - The 2012 USASA National Veterans Cup will be hosted by Cal South on June 26 - July 1, 2012 in Escondido, North San Diego County, California. This is the first time this event has ventured to the state of California since its inception. More information and registration details inside...
CAL SOUTH SOCCER FOUNDATION AWARDS $117,500 IN GRANTS TO EIGHT NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS April 2012
April 11, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - The Cal South Soccer Foundation announced today it has awarded eight non-profit organizations grants totaling $117,500 to assist with soccer field development, program development and to provide equipment within Southern California.
2012 SUMMER CAL SOUTH ODP DAY CAMPS & RESIDENTIAL ACADEMIES ARE OPEN FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION April 2012
April 6, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - Online registration for the 2012 Summer Cal South ODP Day Camps and Residential Academies is open at www.odpcamps.com. Group discounts for the day camps, when registering 5 or more players at the same time, are available. Full details and schedules inside...
FOUR TEAMS NAMED AS CHAMPIONS FOR 2012 CAL SOUTH NATIONAL CUP YOUNGERS March 2012
March 19, 2012 (Aliso Viejo, CA) - Four teams were crowned as Cal South National Cup champions on Sunday, March 18 at Aliso Niguel High School Stadium: BU12 LA Galaxy, BU13 United FC Gold, GU12 Legends FC and GU13 West Coast FC. Full story and links to Facebook galleries inside...
CAL SOUTH CAPTURES TWO TITLES AT THE 2012 US YOUTH SOCCER ODP CHAMPIONSHIPS March 2012
March 11, 2012 (FRISCO, Texas) - Cal South's 1995 Girls and 1996 Girls teams won national ODP titles today in the finals at the 2012 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program Championships, held in Frisco, Texas from March 9-11.
CAL SOUTH CROWNS 10 TEAMS AS 2012 SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP PRESIDENTS DIVISION YOUNGERS CHAMPIONS March 2012
March 6, 2012 - Ten Cal South teams were crowned as 2012 Sports Authority State Cup champions last weekend as play concluded in the Presidents Division Youngers brackets (U9-U13). A list of champions and finalists, along with a photo gallery, appears inside...
SOCCER NATION EXPO 2012 WOWS THE CROWDS! March 2012
March 1, 2012 (Los Angeles, CA) - Over 11,000 soccer-mad attendees poured through the doors of the Los Angeles Convention Center last weekend to share in the celebration of "the beautiful game" at Soccer Nation Expo 2012. The 2012 edition of Soccer Nation Expo took place on February 25-26.
CAL SOUTH ODP ANNOUNCES ROSTERS FOR 2012 US YOUTH SOCCER ODP CHAMPIONSHIPS February 2012
February 29, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - Cal South's Olympic Development Program (ODP) announced its rosters today for the 2012 US Youth Soccer ODP National Championships in Frisco, Texas on March 9 and 11, 2012. Cal South's four teams represent both the boys and girls in the 1995 and 1996 age groups.
CARIN JENNINGS-GABARRA & LEE POPEJOY NAMED TO HALL OF FAME AT 2012 CAL SOUTH AWARDS BANQUET February 2012
Saturday, February 25, 2012 (Los Angeles, CA) – Carin Jennings-Gabarra and Lee Popejoy were named to the Hall of Fame tonight at the 2012 Cal South Awards Banquet, held in conjunction with Cal South’s annual celebration of “the beautiful game,” Soccer Nation Expo...
10 TEAMS NAMED AS 2012 SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP GOVERNORS DIVISION YOUNGERS CHAMPIONS February 2012
February 13, 2012 - Ten Cal South teams were named as 2012 Sports Authority State Cup champions this weekend as play concluded in the Governor Division Youngers brackets (U9-U13). Team photos and champions inside...
TWO LATE GOALS BY CAL SOUTH ALUM ALEX MORGAN LEAD U.S. WNT TO 2-1 VICTORY AGAINST NEW ZEALAND February 2012
FRISCO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2012) - U.S. forward and Cal South ODP alumnus Alex Morgan tallied the tying and game-winning goals in the closing minutes as the U.S. Women's National Team came from behind to defeat New Zealand 2-1 in front of a sellout crowd of 25,677 at FC Dallas Stadium. Story inside...
CAL SOUTH ODP TEAMS WINS 5 OF 8 POSSIBLE TITLES AT 2012 US YOUTH SOCCER REGION IV ODP CHAMPIONSHIPS January 2012
January 17, 2012 (Phoenix, AZ) - Cal South’s incredible success at the elite level of soccer competition continued as five Cal South ODP teams captured titles today at the 2012 US Youth Soccer Region IV Olympic Development Program (ODP) Championships. More inside...
LIVE SCORING UPDATES FROM THE 2012 US YOUTH SOCCER REGION IV ODP CHAMPIONSHIPS IN PHOENIX January 2012
PHOENIX, Arizona (January 14, 2012) - UPDATED 08:00 AM - Live scoring updates from the 2012 US Youth Soccer Region IV Olympic Development Program (ODP) Championships, which take place in Phoenix, Arizona from January 14-17, 2012. Nine Cal South ODP teams are set to take the field this weekend...
CAL SOUTH ANNOUNCES TEAM ROSTERS FOR 2012 REGION IV ODP CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS WEEKEND IN PHOENIX January 2012
January 13, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - Cal South's Olympic Development Program (ODP) recently announced its rosters for the 2012 US Youth Soccer ODP Region IV Championships, which will be held in Phoenix, Arizona from January 14-17, 2012. Cal South will send nine teams in total to the event.
JOIN THE NEW CAL SOUTH COACHES ASSOCIATION & GET AN AUTOMATIC MEMBERSHIP WITH THE NSCAA January 2012
Cal South has teamed up with the NSCAA to bring an incredible offer to all soccer coaches in the Southern California area. Registration is now open for the new Cal South Coaches Association, where member coaches will have access to training and development courses and materials like never before! Details inside...