Club News

BUSC/Pleasanton TopSoccer program underway!

May 5, 2023

By Dennis Miller When Scott McMillin took over as President of the Board of Directors for the Ballistic United Soccer Club, he was adamant about developing and growing a club that offered programs for every youth that wanted to play soccer. Part of that has turned into TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer). It is…

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Chalwin commits to Cal-Berkeley!

May 2, 2023

The old saying “game recognizes game,” is a perfect way to describe the soccer ability and pathway of Joseph Chalwin, a member of the Ballistic United MLS NEXT U-17 team. Chalwin lives in Lafayette and had played his youth soccer locally. The Miramonte High junior saw the level Ballistic’s team in his age group was…

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BUSC Abroad program returns from successful trip to England!

April 16, 2023

Playing for the Ballistic United Soccer Club is about so much more than just showing up for practices during the week, then the games on the weekend. It’s about the growth of the person as the players develop into young men. BUSC doesn’t just want the development of soccer skills, but the maturation of each…

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BUSC’s Dane Baker commits to United States Air Force Academy!

March 22, 2023

There are high school athletes that use their physical gifts as a way to get into college, and once there, academics can take a backseatt to playing their sport and having a good time experiencing college. Then there are those athletes good enough to play at the next level but are also driven to be…

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Portland Timbers MLS NEXT teams come to town to battle BUSC!!!

February 10, 2023

The BUSC U-15 and U-17 teams will take on their neighbors to the north, the Portland Timbers in MLS NEXT action this weekend. The games will take place Sunday at Las Positas Community College in Livermore. The U-17 teams will face off at 10 a.m., while the U-15 squads will battle at 12 noon!

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Messi, McMillin, are the Kings of the Cup!!!

December 18, 2022

  King of the Cup Finals – 25 points for correct pick Scoring for all five rounds   Scott McMillin         50+60+30+40+25=205 Jerry Losson                  65+60+30+20+25=200 Mike Nieto                      60+60+30+20+25=195 Eric Denton                    55+50+15+20+25=165 Tim Ryerson                  40+50+30+20+0=140 Brett Rosenberger        45+60+30+0+0=135 Brady Taylor                  45+40+15+0+0=100   BUSC President Scott McMillin is the King of the Cup! Jerry Losson leads from…

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Scott McMillin clinches King of the Cup before final!!

December 17, 2022

  King of the Cup Semifinals – 20 points for each team advancing Group, Round of 16, Quarterfinals, Semifinals scoring   Scott McMillin              50+60+30+40=180** (winner) Jerry Losson                  65+60+30+20=175 Mike Nieto                      60+60+30+20=170 Eric Denton                    55+50+15+20=140 Tim Ryerson                  40+50+30+20=140 Brett Rosenberger        45+60+30+0=135 Brady Taylor                  45+40+15+0=100   Finals picks-Argentina: Scott, Jerry, Mike, Eric. Our first King of…

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King of the Cup – Quarterfinal results – it’s down to two “experts”

December 13, 2022

King of the Cup Quarterfinals – 15 points for each team advancing Group, Round of 16, Quarterfinals scoring Jerry Losson                  65+60+30=155 Mike Nieto                      60+60+30=150 Scott McMillin              50+60+30=140 Brett Rosenberger        45+60+30=135 Eric Denton                    55+50+15=120 Brady Taylor                  45+40+15=100 Tim Ryerson                  40+50+30=120   Notes *Possible semifinals points: Jerry 20, Mike 20, Tim 20, Scott 40, Eric 20,…

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King of the Cup – Round of 16 results

December 8, 2022

King of the Cup Round of 16 – 10 points for each team advancing Group + Round of 16 scoring Jerry Losson                  65+60=125 Mike Nieto                      60+60=120 Eric Denton                    55+50+105 Scott McMillin              50+60=110 Brett Rosenberger        45+60=105 Brady Taylor                  45+40=90 Tim Ryerson                  40+50=90   Quarterfinal rosters   Jerry Losson (6): Netherlands, Argentina, Croatia, Portugal, Brazil, France.…

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Who is going to be the King of the Cup?!?!

November 20, 2022

As play begins in the World Cup, members of the Ballistic United Soccer Club – MLS NEXT coaches and BUSC staff members – begin their competition to find out who is the King of the Cup! The scoring is as such: 5 points for each team that advances out of group play; 10 points per…

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