MLS Next News

Ballistic opens with 1-1 draw against Vancouver in MLS Next play-in!

April 2, 2022

The Ballistic U-17 MLS Next team battled back after falling behind to get a 1-1 draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps Friday in the MLS Next play-in tournament in Lathrop. The Whitecaps took a 1-0 lead 10 minutes into the game when they were awarded a penalty kick that they converted. Ballistic fought back and drew…

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BUSC U-17 team starts MLS Next Playoffs this weekend!

April 1, 2022

The BUSC Under-17 MLS Next team is standing on the edge of a big leap this weekend in the MLS Next playoffs. Ballistic is part of a four-team, round-robin playoff where the top three teams will advance to Maryland in May for the MLS Next Interleague Playoffs. Qualify out of Maryland and the team would…

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MLS Next teams take a pair from SF Glens

March 31, 2022

The BUSC MLS Next Under-14 and Under-16 teams both came away with wins over the San Francisco Glenns last weekend. The U-14 team got a goal from Carson LeCornu to get a 1-0 win. Cody Ross went the distance in the goal for the win. The U-16 win was also 1-0, with Jack Grossman getting…

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Houston Dynamo loan Nico Lemoine to Oakland Roots!

March 23, 2022

It will be a great season for Ballistic United Soccer League players when it comes to local professional soccer teams. The Oakland Roots are members of the United States Soccer League (USL), the largest and fastest-growing professional organization in North America. It was recently announced that former BUSC star Nico Lemoine has been loaned to…

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BUSC U-17 MLS Next team finishes off solid weekend with 2-2 draw with Portland Timbers!

March 8, 2022

One day after dueling with the Seattle Sounders U-17 team to a draw, the Ballistic U-17 MLS Next team fought the Portland Timbers U-17 team to a 2-2 final. The two road draws gave Ballistic a point in each game against two very solid Academy teams of MLS organizations. Sunday against Portland Sam Fomin and…

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BUSC U-17 MLS Next team gets 1-1 draw with Seattle Sounders!

March 6, 2022

Saturday was a big day for the Ballistic United U-17 MLS Next team! Venturing north, Ballistic fought to a 1-1 tie with the strong Seattle Sounders on a Colin Davis goal. Sam Fomin got the assist on the goal that gave BUSC the draw. The one point gained in the tie assured the team of…

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BUSC sends six players to Oakland Roots observation workout!!

February 26, 2022

We are happy to report we have had six of our players scouted and identified for participate in training for regionally high level players with the Oakland Roots. The Roots are a professional soccer team based in Oakland that is a member of the USL Championship League, a league that is directly under the MLS…

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BUSC MLS Next teams go 3-1 against Breakers F.C.!

February 21, 2022

The Ballistic United MLS Next teams ventured down to Aptos on February 19 to take on the Breakers F.C. from the Santa Cruz area and came away with a 3-1 record. The Under-19 group got a goal from Saul Tecle, then relied on a tough defense to come away with a 1-0 win. Jorge Villasenor…

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Future leaders thrive in Ballistic Leadership Academy!

February 16, 2022

By Dennis Miller There are a lot of options when it comes to an advanced youth soccer player and his family selecting a club for him to ply their trade. To further the attractiveness of their program, a club needs to step up and offer an experience above and beyond your standard training and playing…

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Ballistic playing host to Sac Republic in MLS Next play on February 5!

February 5, 2022

Three Ballistic United teams will host teams from Sac Republic on Saturday, February 5. All three games will be played at the Bernal Community Park (formerly Patelco Park). The U-17 and U-19 teams will play on the Bernal West and East fields at 5:30, with the U-17 match set for 7:30 on the West Field.

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