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6/20/06       Trophy Room has been updated....check it out for
the latest Arsenal Successes.  The Arsenal had 10 teams finish either 1st or 2nd in their respective divisions for Spring 2006.

2/21/06       SPECIAL REPORT --  Our very own Charlie Cooke was recognized in by Chelsea FC during “A Century of Chelsea” celebration.  Charlie was voted onto the Greatest XI Century Team as one of two Attacking Midfielders.  Congrats, Charlie and THANKS for being part of the Arsenal!

"Charlie Special Report"

2/21/06       New Spring Calendar and New Personnel listings are posted.

2/21/06  CONGRATULATIONS
    
U11 Boys—Grinalds
     U11 Boys---Duncan
     U13 Boys---Moler
     U14 Boys---Simpson
     U14 Girls---Surace
These teams won their respective CUSL divisions for Fall 2005

2/3/06--- Sycamore Soccer Club Annual Meeting
The Sycamore Soccer Club had its Annual Meeting on 2/2/06 at the Blue Ash Recreation Center.  The current Board members reported on their accomplishments for 2005.  Elections were held and Bill Posey will remain on the board.  There were two new board members elected, Pete Gamber and Missy Ciricillo. 

11/12/2005            ARSENAL Premier Boys U14 (Simpson) were champions of CUSL U14 Premier Division!  The team was also successful in several tournaments this Fall 2005 season.  They were finalists in the Cincinnati Hi-Five Challenge (10/15-16) and were finalists at the Fishers Halloween Classic (10/29-30).

11/12/2005            ARSENAL Premier U11 Boys (Duncan) win the Lexington Invitational Tournament!  The Arsenal Premier Boys won the LIT completing their weekend with a 4-0-0 record.  The team beat Blitz (Evansville, IN), Lexington FC, NK United Hotdogs, and NK United Red.  A great effort was made by all players as they finished the weekend with 15 goals and were unscored upon.  Earlier in the season the Arsenal Premier U11 Boys were semifinalists (3rd place) in the Arsenal Challenge Cup.

11/12/2005            ARSENAL Coach (Dan Brady, Asst Coach, Girls U14 Premier) also leads Madeira High School Varsity Girls team to Division II district championship!  For details of the tournament, check this website:

(http://www.swdab.org/gs_div__ii_cincinnati.htm).

10/27/2005            Girls U14 Premier are CUSL CHAMPSBeyond the great soccer play and competition, the U14 girls coached and trained by Lisa Surace with support from assistant Dan Brady and Director of Coaching, Scott Rodgers, compiled some impressive results this fall:

·         CUSL Premier League Champions!
o        With a 5-0-2 record, the team was the only undefeated team in the Premier Bracket!
o        Of note, in the CUSL league bracket, ARSENAL played top ranked teams in Ohio South: #2 (Cardinals), #4 (Lakota), #6 (Warren County), #7 (Classic Hammer), #16 (Westside Bombers), #22 (Miami Township) and played the #3 ranked team in Kentucky (NK United Cobras, who were also State Cup finalists).

·         Fall '05 Tournaments: Champion of OP Invitational (Premier bracket), Semi-finalist, Mead Cup (Premier), Finalist FC Pride Cup (Platinum), Semi-finalist (3rd place) for Arsenal Challenge Cup (Gold).

·         Girls U14 (Surace) overall record this fall: 17-2-5
The team is ranked #1 in Ohio South, #6 in the Region and #21 in the Nation (gotsoccer.com)!


9/15/2005            ARSENAL success at Mead Cup:  Four Sycamore teams advanced into the semifinal and final rounds  at The Mead Cup over Labor Day.  The ARSENAL Boys U12 (Hackett) won the U12 Gold Bracket!!  The Sycamore Girls U11 (Miller, in the Five-Star Division), U13 (Crossley, in the Gold Division) and U14 (Surace, earning a 4-1 record in the Five Star Division, losing to the eventual Division champions) teams finished as semifinalists!  Congratulations to all!!

9/1/2005            Two ARSENAL teams make their final games at the ARSENAL Classic Cup.  The ARSENAL Boys U11 (Juran) were champions of the Silver Division, beating Grove City 3-0 and CWSC Rage Black 5-2.  The team tied Lakota United 1-1 in the preliminary round, and went on to beat Michigan Wolves 95 Gold 5-0 in the finals!  The ARSENAL Boys U13 (Batty) team were finalists in the Bronze Division.  Sycamore defeated Fishers Force 1-0, Extreme 2-0, and Mockingbird Green 2-1.  They eventually lost to NK United Red 1-3 in the final game.

8/19/2005            The ARSENAL U-14 Premier Boys (Simpson) were Finalist (2nd Place) in The Northwest Ohio Soccer Festival which took place August 13-14 in Toledo, Ohio.  The team won 3 games and lost in the final.


Arsenal U14 girls celebrate after scoring a goal at the 2005 Mead Cup where they were semi-finalists with a 4-1 record.