soccer Archive

Day Trip to Columbus, Ga

We live about 35 miles from Columbus, Ga and we used to travel there quite a bit to shop and for different places to eat. However, now that the Auburn-Opelika area has grown so much we really don’t have a need to go there like we used to. This past Sunday Alex had a friendly …

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Auburn Thunder 2.0

This past spring Alex decided he wanted to try out for Auburn Thunder travel soccer league again. He played back in 2014 for a half season, but didn’t make the team for 2014. We were surprised when he wanted to try out again. He made the team, but was asked if he would like to …

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Deja Vu

Drew had the opportunity back when he was 9 to start playing mid-season for Auburn Thunder Travel Soccer. It’s like Deja Vu…Just like big brother, Alex has had the same opportunity. The league decided to open up tryouts in January and Alex decided to give it shot. He made it, so here we are again! …

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End of the Season Soccer Banquet

So proud of Drew’s JV soccer team this year. 63 goals scored and only 8 allowed the whole season. Fantastic players, wonderful parents, and great coaches. Coaches Carey and Mark Not sure what this face is… The team And I forgot to show yall this… Drew is listed in our local newspaper for scoring a …

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First Soccer Game of the Season

Tonight was Drew’s first game as an AHS Jr. Varsity player. He got to play most of the game. It was very, very cold, but luckily Auburn won (by a landslide!)

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Saturday Soccer

Here’s a couple collages with just a few pics from Drew’s game and Alex’s Game. They played great and pulled out big wins! See all the pics from their games HERE.

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End of a Soccer Era

Now that soccer season is almost half over, it’s way passed due for me to talk about the end of an era. Back in the summer, Drew tried out for Auburn Thunder, elite soccer club that travels. He’s played with them since being invited back in 2008. He made the team, but with the way …

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Pack Meeting {Soccer Belt Loop}

Tonight we were out at the soccer fields for our Cub Scout Pack Meeting. During the Summer, we’re much more laid back and try and do something fun, easy, but still something where the boys are making good use of their time. Here’s a few pics of the boys meeting requirements for the soccer belt …

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Joe Wheeler State Park, AL

Last weekend, we ventured up to North Alabama, because Drew was competing in State Cup Soccer. He had a game Friday night and Sunday morning. Since we were going to have all Saturday with no games, we decided to stay about an hour away from the fields at Joe Wheeler State Park in the Lodge. …

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Camping

Here’s a couple pics from Saturday and Sunday when we went camping. Our weekend started with Alex’s baseball game in Auburn at 9:30 am. We booked it out of there, back home to finish packing for our camping/soccer trip up in Birmingham. We had to have Drew on the field at 1:00. We made it …

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Roadtrip {Greenville, SC}

The weekend before Thanksgiving, we headed up to Greenville, SC for the final soccer tourney of this half of the season for Drew. We didn’t get out of town until after 6 because I had to work, which was fine. We had opted not to leave earlier, because we were trying to avoid Atlanta traffic. …

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Soccer Tourney 2009::Gulfport, MS

Last weekend we went to Gulfport, MS for a soccer tourney. We chose to stay at some condos across from the beach called Sienna on the Coast with some friends who have a son on the TV Boy’s team. We had a good time. Nice, clean, new condos with all the essentials. The beach is …

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Emotional Ending Soccer Game

Last weekend TV Boy’s team played the USC boys from Huntsville. This team suffered a loss on August 31st, when one of their players passed away due to the Swine Flu. In remembrance of him our boys wore wrist bands with his number 18 on it. At the end of the game when shaking hands …

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Soccer Tourney 2009::Peachtree City, GA

Last weekend we were in Peachtree City for a soccer tournament. I actually didn’t go up there till Saturday afternoon, because I was photographing a horse show. I was able to make it for the swim party and watched the game on Sunday. The kids had a blast in the pool even though the adults …

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Soccer Tourney 2008::Atlanta, GA

Last night we came up to my in-laws near Atlanta. We visited with them and had dinner. We spent the night and got up this morning and drove to Tucker, Ga for the Triumph Cup Tournament. TV Boy had a rough day and it was pretty cold. After the game this evening we went to …

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Commitment

Drew was honored to be asked to be a player on the Auburn Thunder Travel Soccer Team this spring. Normally you have to pay and go through try-outs, but the coach of the team called Friday night. He said he had seen Drew play and has seen his competitive nature, skills, and speed. We sat …

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