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8 CAL SOUTH ALUMNI NAMED TO U.S. SOCCER'S ALL-TIME BEST XI ROSTERS FOR CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY December 2013
CHICAGO, IL (December 20, 2013) - Eight Cal South alumni have been named to U.S. Soccer's All-Time National Team Best XI rosters this week as part of U.S. Soccer's continuing centennial celebration for 2013. Cal South alumni make up 36% of the total rosters. Full story inside...
PHOTO GALLERIES OF RECENT CAL SOUTH COMMISSIONER'S CUPS FOR DISTRICTS 1, 2 & 5 AVAILABLE ONLINE December 2013
Fullerton, CA (December 20, 2013) - Separate Cal South Commissioner's Cup competitions were held by Districts 1 and 2 (including some District 3 teams) and District 5 earlier this month. Cal South sent photographers to both events to capture some of the action. Album links inside...
CAL SOUTH TOPSOCCER'S SANDY CASTILLO ON CREATING AN EMOTIONAL SAFE PLACE ON THE SOCCER FIELD December 2013
(As posted on OCRegister.com, November 25, 2013) - Sandy Castillo pours herself into coaching soccer for kids with disabilities because she knows firsthand the sanctuary the game can offer. Full story inside...
TODAY, DEC. 6TH IS YOUNGERS REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR 2014 SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP & CAL SOUTH NATIONAL CUP November 2013
All team coaches and administrators should be aware that today, Dec. 6, is the Youngers registration deadline for the 2014 Cal South National Cup and the 2014 Sports Authority State Cup. Teams will not be accepted if applications are unpaid or underpaid by the deadline...
CALIFORNIA REGIONAL LEAGUE NOVEMBER SHOWCASE SHINES IN DEL MAR November 2013
DEL MAR, Calif. (November 13, 2013) - The California Regional League held its first November Showcase this past weekend, Nov. 9-11 at the San Diego Polo Fields. Over 180 top teams from all over California competed over the course of three days, including 50 teams from Cal North. Recap & photo links inside...
VIDEO SPECIAL: CAL SOUTH PRO+ PLAYERS GET READY FOR 2013 CONCACAF U-17 WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP IN JAMAICA October 2013
Cal South caught up with Pro+ players Marley Canales, Anika Rodriguez and Natalie Jacobs earlier this month before they began training with the U.S. U-17 WNT for the CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship next week in Jamaica. See the video interviews inside...
CALIFORNIA REGIONAL LEAGUE NOVEMBER SHOWCASE SCHEDULE IS AVAILABLE ONLINE October 2013
The California Regional League November Showcase is set to take place on November 9-11, 2013 at the San Diego Polo Fields in Del Mar, California. The event will bring Cal South and Cal North teams together for the first time in the inaugural season of the recently formed California Regional League.
NATION’S YOUTH SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS & HEALTH LEADERS UNITE TO LAUNCH SPORTS CONCUSSION PARTNERSHIP October 2013
A number of the nation’s most prominent youth sports organizations recently announced that they will partner with concussion specialists, sports medicine professionals and leaders at other levels of sports to create an unprecedented coalition to combat concussions among young athletes. Full press release inside...
U.S. MNT QUALIFIES FOR 2014 WORLD CUP WITH 2-0 VICTORY AGAINST MEXICO September 2013
September 10, 2013 (Columbus, OH) - The U.S. Men's National Team arrived on the 2014 FIFA World Cup's doorstep with a win over Mexico in the MNT's favorite playground -- Columbus Crew Stadium. Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan provided the goals in the 2-0 victory. Full story inside...
ACCEPTED TEAMS FOR CALIFORNIA REGIONAL LEAGUE UPDATED FOLLOWING PLAY-IN QUALIFICATION ROUND August 2013
Fullerton, CA (August 13, 2013) - The lists of accepted teams for the California Regional League have been updated following the conclusion of the CRL Play-In Qualification Round this past weekend. Links to team lists and Play-In Qualification Round photos inside...
7 CAL SOUTH TEAMS CROWNED AT 2013 US YOUTH SOCCER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS July 2013
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (July 28, 2013) — Seven Cal South teams took home national titles this weekend as the 2013 US Youth Soccer National Championships concluded on Sunday. Cal South tied the US Youth Soccer record for most championships in a single year. More inside...
U.S. MNT WINS CONCACAF GOLD CUP WITH 1-0 VICTORY AGAINST PANAMA July 2013
CHICAGO (July 28, 2013) – The U.S. Men’s National Team defeated Panama 1-0 on a second half goal from substitute Brek Shea to win the championship of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Cal South alumnus Landon Donovan was named as tournament MVP. Full story inside...
16 CAL SOUTH TEAMS COMPETING FOR A NATIONAL TITLE AT THE 2013 US YOUTH SOCCER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS July 2013
Frisco, TX (July 19, 2013) - Cal South has 16 of its top teams ready to begin play at the 2013 US Youth Soccer National Championships, to be held in Overland Park, Kansas from July 23-28 at the Overland Park Soccer Complex. Full story and list of Cal South teams inside...
11TH ANNUAL JUSA/CAL SOUTH TOPSOCCER FEST BRINGS DELIGHT TO PLAYERS & VOLUNTEERS July 2013
Placentia, CA (July 17, 2013) - Scores of dedicated Cal South members, families and friends took part in the 11th Annual JUSA/Cal South TOPSoccer Fest on Saturday, July 13 in Placentia. TOPSoccer is a community-based recreational program designed to help athletes with disabilities participate in soccer...
NADO SELECT CLAIMS BOYS UNDER-16 CROWN AT 2013 US YOUTH SOCCER NATIONAL PRESIDENTS CUP IN FLORIDA July 2013
AUBURNDALE, Fla. (July 14, 2013) – After four days of play, champion teams were decided Sunday at the 2013 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup finals in Auburndale, Florida. Cal South had three teams in the event, one of which -- NADO Select -- captured the Boys Under-16 crown. Full game details inside...
CAL SOUTH DONATES AN ADDITIONAL $117,000 TO 21 TEAMS BOUND FOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS July 2013
Fullerton, CA (July 9, 2013) - UPDATE: The Cal South Board of Directors announced today the final subsidy quantities which will be donated to each of the Cal South teams attending the three upcoming youth and adult national championship events being held in July. Full list of teams inside...
12 CAL SOUTH TEAMS CROWNED AS CHAMPIONS TODAY AT THE 2013 US YOUTH SOCCER FAR WEST REGIONALS IN HAWAII June 2013
June 23, 2013 (Honolulu, HI) - 12 Cal South teams were crowned as champions today at the 2013 US Youth Soccer Far West Regionals in Honolulu, Hawaii. Cal North, Washington, Colorado and Hawaii each won a single title. More inside...
3 CAL SOUTH TEAMS CAPTURE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES AT THE 2013 US YOUTH SOCCER REGION IV PRESIDENTS CUP June 2013
June 16, 2013 (Boise, ID) - Three Cal South teams -- BU14 Downtown SC Black, BU16 NADO and GU14 Platinum FC -- won titles this morning at the 2013 US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup in Boise, Idaho...
CAL SOUTH DONATES $218,700 TO AFFILIATE MEMBER TEAMS BOUND FOR REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS June 2013
June 11, 2013 (Fullerton, CA) - The Cal South Board of Directors has announced that the organization will provide $218,700 in subsidies and entry fee payments to its Affiliate Member teams, youth and adult, advancing to regional competition series this summer...
U19 CHAMPIONS NAMED AT 2013 CAL SOUTH NATIONAL CUP IN SAN BERNARDINO June 2013
June 10, 2013 (San Bernardino, CA) -The final two Cal South National Cup champions of 2013 -- BU19 Pumas Premier FC and BU19 So Cal Blues -- were crowned this weekend at the Platinum Park Soccer Complex in San Bernardino. More details inside...
OLDERS CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT THE 2013 CAL SOUTH NATIONAL CUP IN SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO May 2013
May 20, 2013 (San Juan Capistrano, CA) - Eight teams were crowned as 2013 Cal South National Cup Olders champions over the weekend of May 18-19 at the Rancho Capistrano Soccer Fields in San Juan Capistrano. Links to photo galleries of champions and finalists on Facebook are inside...
NEW CALIFORNIA REGIONAL LEAGUE ANNOUNCED BY CAL SOUTH, CAL NORTH & REGION IV May 2013
May 10, 2013 (Fullerton, CA) - Cal South, Cal North and US Youth Soccer Region IV announced today the formation of the California Regional League. The California Regional League is a division of the newly revamped Far West Regional League. Full press release and info link inside...
2013 CAL SOUTH PRO+ INVITATIONAL SET TO HOST TOP ODP TEAMS OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND May 2013
Fullerton, CA (May 2, 2013) - Some of the top Olympic Development Program teams in the country will converge at Ventura College over Memorial Day weekend (May 24-27) to participate in the 2013 Cal South Pro+ Invitational. Full details and Cal South Pro+ rosters inside...
TEN TEAMS NAMED AS 2013 SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP PRESIDENTS DIVISION OLDERS CHAMPIONS April 2013
April 29, 2013 (San Bernardino, CA) - Ten Cal South teams were named as 2013 Sports Authority State Cup champions over the weekend as play concluded in the Presidents Division Olders brackets (U14-U17 and U19). Facebook photo links for champions and finalists inside...
SIX CAL SOUTH TEAMS NAMED AS 2013 SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP GOVERNORS DIVISION OLDERS CHAMPIONS April 2013
April 22, 2013 (San Bernardino, CA) - Six Cal South teams were named as 2013 Sports Authority State Cup champions over the weekend as play concluded in the Governor Division Olders brackets (U14-U16). Links to team photos on Facebook for all champions and finalists inside...
CAL SOUTH & CHIPOTLE TEAM UP TO PROMOTE ACTIVE LIFESTYLES IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA April 2013
April 22, 2013 (Fullerton, CA) - Cal South Soccer and Chipotle Mexican Grill announced a new partnership today to promote healthier, active lifestyles in Southern California. Chipotle is now designated as the “Official Mexican Grill Restaurant Partner” of Cal South. Full press release inside...
PSA ELITE DEFEATS DOXA ITALIA FC TO WIN 2013 USASA REGION IV OPEN CUP April 2013
Ontario, CA (April 21, 2013) - PSA Elite defeated Doxa Italia, 4-1 in finals action today to capture the 2013 USASA Region IV Open Cup. PSA Elite and Doxa Italia locked up berths in the opening round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup...
GOLAZO TEAMS UP WITH CAL SOUTH SOCCER; NAMED AS OFFICIAL BEVERAGE PARTNER April 2013
April 17, 2013 (Fullerton, CA) - Cal South Soccer and Golazo, Inc. announced today the signing of a yearlong agreement in which Golazo, the passion brand for soccer, becomes the “Official Beverage Partner” of Cal South. Full press release inside...
CAL SOUTH ALUMNUS JOE-MAX MOORE ELECTED TO THE NATIONAL SOCCER HALL OF FAME April 2013
April 3, 2013 (Chicago, IL) - Cal South alumnus and former U.S. Men's National Team star Joe-Max Moore was one of two players elected this week for induction into the National Soccer Hall of Fame, along with fellow U.S. MNT player Peter Vermes. Full story inside...
FOUR TEAMS NAMED AS YOUNGERS CHAMPIONS AT THE 2013 CAL SOUTH NATIONAL CUP IN SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO March 2013
March 18, 2013 (San Juan Capistrano, CA) - Four teams were crowned this weekend as 2013 Cal South National Cup Youngers champions at the Rancho Capistrano Soccer Fields in San Juan Capistrano. Links to championship photos on Facebook inside...
STREMICKS HERITAGE ORGANIC MILK EXTENDS RELATIONSHIP WITH CAL SOUTH TO SUPPORT COMPETITIVE YOUTH SOCCER March 2013
SANTA ANA, CA - Stremicks Heritage Organic Milk recently announced a 2013 extension to their three-year partnership with Cal South. Additionally, a team of Stremicks Cash Cow Ambassadors will surprise randomly selected teams at State and National Cup, awarding them $500 cash on the spot...
ALEX MORGAN SCORES TWICE AS USA DEFEATS GERMANY 2-0 TO WIN 2013 ALGARVE CUP IN PORTUGAL March 2013
FARO, Portugal (March 13, 2013) – The U.S. Women’s National Team won the Algarve Cup for the ninth time after Alex Morgan’s two goals earned a 2-0 victory against Germany this afternoon in Faro, Portugal. The U.S. forward scored twice in the first half to help the U.S. defeat the second-ranked team in the world...
10 TEAMS NAMED AS 2013 SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP PRESIDENTS DIVISION YOUNGERS CHAMPIONS March 2013
March 4, 2013 (San Bernardino, CA) - Ten Cal South teams were named as 2013 Sports Authority State Cup champions this weekend as play concluded in the Presidents Division Youngers brackets (U9-U13) at San Bernardino's Platinum Park Soccer Complex on March 2-3, 2013. Facebook photo links inside...
U.S. UNDER-20 MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM FALLS 3-1 TO MEXICO IN CONCACAF U-20 CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL  March 2013
March 3, 2013 (Puebla, Mexico) - Despite an impressive effort, an under-strength U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team fell 3-1 to Mexico in overtime of the 2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship final this evening in front of a sold-out crowd at Estadio Cuauhtémoc in Puebla. Full story from USSoccer.com inside...
CAL SOUTH WINS ALL 4 TITLES AT 2013 US YOUTH SOCCER ODP CHAMPIONSHIPS March 2013
March 3, 2013 (Frisco, TX) 11:00 a.m. - All four Cal South Pro+/ODP teams won championship titles this morning at the 2013 US Youth Soccer ODP National Championships. Cal South has now won 24 out of 56 (42%) of titles in contention at the US Youth Soccer ODP Championships since 2000.
All 4 CAL SOUTH TEAMS MOVE ON TO SUNDAY'S FINALS AT THE 2013 US YOUTH SOCCER ODP CHAMPIONSHIPS March 2013
March 1, 2013 (Frisco, TX) - 9:00 p.m. update - All four Cal South Pro+/ODP teams moved on to Sunday's finals round after winning their first round matches at the 2013 US Youth Soccer ODP National Championships, being held this weekend, March 1-3 in Frisco, Texas.
CAL SOUTH PRO+ ANNOUNCES ROSTERS FOR 2013 US YOUTH SOCCER ODP CHAMPIONSHIPS February 2013
February 26, 2013 (Fullerton, CA) - Cal South Pro+ announced its rosters today for its four teams competing at the 2013 US Youth Soccer ODP National Championships, which will be held this weekend in Frisco, Texas on March 1-3, 2013. Full rosters and schedule/score link inside...
SOCCER NATION EXPO 2013 SCORES BIG AT LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER  February 2013
Friday, February 22, 2013 (Los Angeles, CA) – The Los Angeles Convention Center came alive this past weekend with the sounds of ricocheting balls, referee whistles and excited soccer fans, as the latest edition of Soccer Nation Expo took place on February 16-17, 2013. Full recap inside...
10 TEAMS NAMED AS 2013 SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP GOVERNORS DIVISION CHAMPIONS February 2013
February 18, 2013 (San Bernardino, CA) - Ten Cal South teams were named as 2013 Sports Authority State Cup champions over the weekend as play concluded in the Governor Division Youngers brackets (U9-U13), held on Saturday and Sunday, February 16-17. Facebook photo links inside...
CAL SOUTH PRESIDENT JOHNNIE GARZA ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION; DISTRICT 2'S JOHN MULLEN TO STEP INTO ROLE January 2013
January 15, 2013 (FULLERTON, CA) - Cal South President Johnnie Garza announced his resignation from the office he has held for the past three years at a Cal South Board meeting earlier this month. The Board has appointed John Mullen, the current District 2 Commissioner, to fulfill Garza’s term...
CAL SOUTH WINS 9 OUT OF 10 TITLES AT THE 2013 US YOUTH SOCCER REGION IV ODP CHAMPIONSHIPS January 2013
January 14, 2013 (Las Vegas, NV) - Cal South ODP teams won nine of the ten titles this weekend at the 2013 US Youth Soccer ODP Region IV Championships, held in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 11-13, 2013. Link to photos and lists of participating Cal South ODP players inside...