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Field House Skeleton Rising!

With careful planning, expert management and skillful labor, progress on the SOCA Field House project continues on pace.  The massive steel frame has risen from the ground, with the long span roof beams scheduled to be added next week.  The giant steel frame belies the delicacy of the erection process, requiring a squad of agile… Read more »

Field House Steel Framing Begun

Installation has begun on the steel framing at the SOCA Belvedere Field House.  First, the light gauge steel posts and structure are being installed to create the locker rooms, meeting rooms, fitness room and trainer’s room on the field level.  The ceiling of the field level rooms will also be the floor of the main… Read more »

Field House Construction Continues Progress

Construction continues on the SOCA Field House at Belvedere.  Despite frequent April showers, the project remains largely on schedule.  Concrete perimeter walls are nearing completion, with internal masonry divider walls also in progress.  Ground floor plumbing has been started, which will service the bathrooms and locker rooms used by athletes and visitors. The huge steel… Read more »

Field House Construction Goes Vertical

The SOCA Field House at Belvedere is now rising out of the ground, as construction continues with forming and pouring of concrete walls.  With footings and foundations in place, the next phase of vertical construction has begun.  The complex task of assembling reinforcing and forming the walls is underway, with a large concrete pour expected… Read more »

Field House Project Making Progress

Progress on the SOCA Field House in Belvedere continues apace, with concrete footings and foundations poured.  Vertical walls will start coming up out of the ground next week, and the steel frame for the field house space is expected to arrive on site in mid-March. The project remains on schedule and on budget.  The mild… Read more »

Field House Construction On Schedule

Construction of the SOCA Field House at Belvedere is underway and on schedule.  Excavation is nearly completed, as earth is moved to make way for the indoor soccer field playing space. Footings and foundations will be the next phase of construction, with the structural steel expected to arrive on site in late March. The Field… Read more »

SOCA Grad, James Kasak, Drafted in MLS

Former SOCA standout, James Kasak was selected in the January 13 MLS SuperDraft.  Kasak was drafted in the fourth round by Sporting Kansas City, who will be looking to shore up their defense with Kasak’s addition.  Kasak was a long-time player for SOCA from the Augusta region, participating in some epic CCL, State Cup and… Read more »

Elites Show Well at CCL Showcase, Prep for VBR Star

SOCA Elite teams are getting ready to close out the fall CCL campaign with a final match day against the VBR Star on Sunday, December 15.  The match ups will include the U16 through U19 boys and girls teams, with games taking place at Charlottesville High School stadium (boys) and Albemarle High School stadium (girls)…. Read more »

Recreation Season Concludes with Frostbite Tournament

Over the December 7-8 weekend 31 SOCA recreational teams in age groups U10 to U15 competed in the Frostbite Tournament at South Fork Soccer Park.  Prior to Thanksgiving, the U19 High School division held their tournament at the Charlottesville High School stadium field. The season-ending event is fun and festive finale for budding Recreational stars,… Read more »

SOCA-Cville Scores Second Place in Skyline Premier Division

The Skyline Club Soccer League recently completed the fall season proceedings with close races for the overall championship at both the Premier and Classic levels. Final matches were played just prior to Thanksgiving and completed results tabulations were presented at the fall season general meeting in early December. At the Premier level, SOCA-Charlottesville was edged… Read more »