Soccer

Mt. Vernon blanks Aces

MT. CARMEL - A rebound off the post in the 30th minute provided Mt. Vernon, Ind. with all the scoring it would need in a 1-0 Big 8 Conference soccer victory over Mt. Carmel Tuesday at Wabash Valley College.
Aces coach Ed Berberich said “neither team was able to get off many shots as this game was played mostly in the midfield area.
“Our defense in the back line, and Alex Stoneberger in goal, were pretty good, but offensively we weren’t very patient with the ball when entering the attacking third, and we made many play-killing decisions, often giving the ball up to Mt. Vernon with careless passes before we were able to get off a shot.”
The Aces did begin to push offensively in the final 10 minutes as they attempted to get the equalizing goal, Berberich said.
Mt. Carmel (1-5-2) played at Mt. Vernon, Ill. Thursday night.

Tye Kanipe named to all-division soccer team

MT. CARMEL - Tye Kanipe has already been named to one all-star team this summer, playing on Mt. Carmel’s 11-year-old baseball team.
He can now add soccer to his all-star honors.
Kanipe, the son of Zach and Ashley Kanipe and grandson of Kim and Shelley Richardson of Mt. Carmel and Steve and Susie Bender of Henderson, Ky., was selected to the U11 All-Division soccer team for his play in the Indiana Soccer League’s spring season.

Jr. Aces soccer tryouts Monday

Tryouts for the Mt. Carmel Jr. High soccer team are coming up soon.
They will be held Monday from 5-7 p.m. at the Wabash Valley College soccer field. All boys and girls in grades 6, 7 and 8 are eligible to play.
Shin guards are required. Cleats and a drink are recommended. Season information will be available at the event.
If you have any questions please contact Aaron Loudermilk at 618-240 0675.

Soccer Aces win 1st game in regionals

Ed Berberich’s first year as Mt. Carmel soccer coach has been a long one, with a very young team learning a new system.

After a winless regular season, the Aces picked up their first win when it counts most - in the state tournament series.

Slow start costs soccer Aces

OLNEY, Ill. - Aces soccer coach Ed Berberich was worried about what he saw in pre-game drills before Tuesday’s game.

“We didn’t appear to have much energy. and sure enough, that carried over into the game,” Berberich said.

Olney scored three first-half goals - including a back-breaker 10 seconds before intermission - and rolled to a 5-1 win in non-conference play.

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