Last Updated: October 23, 2016

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Developmental Tournament

June 29, 2016

The Developmental Tournament is Saturday Oct 29th at Marshall Elementary in the North Hills. Registrations are now being accepted.  Tournament Details can be found under the Developmental Tournament link to the left.


DSL Rule Book Update

September 12, 2016

The 2016 updated DSL Rule book can be found under the DSL Rule Book link to the left.

Fall 2016 Season

July 30, 2016

Here are the Fall, 2015 season dates: 

  • 8/12/2016 - Registrations are due.  Registration is now closed
  • 8/22/2016 – Practice may start.
  • 9/3/2016 – Schedules are released
  • 9/9/2016 - Rosters are due
  • 9/10/2016 – Opening weekend of games
  • 10/29/2016 – Developmental Tournament
  • 10/30/2016 – Last day for JV and Varsity Games
  • 11/2/2016 – 11/6/2016 – JV and varsity Playoffs


Nate Ferraco Sportsmanship Award

June 25, 2016

This past Sunday after our last Pittsburgh Diocese Soccer League championship game, we honored two players with the Nate Ferraco Sportsmanship Award. Nate Ferraco was a freshman at Geneva College who died in a car accident this past winter. Nate played in our League then went on to play soccer at Penn Hills HS and was valedictorian of his senior class. Nate was an excellent student, a skilled soccer player, and a fine young man. The awardees of the Sportsmanship Award were #10 Nicholas Pieto of St Alphonsus and #77 Alex Freiwald of East Catholic who both received multiple nominations throughout the season from opposing coaches. A special thanks to Mike Clark from WTAE for joining us to honor Nate. Mike was Nate's soccer coach in middle school and a close family friend. Rest in piece Nate and we will keep your memory alive!

From Nate's Family:

Mitch / Mike - Words cannot begin to express our gratitude for your kindness & support shown by planning, implementing and awarding the 1st Annual Nate Ferraco Sportsmanship Award from the Diocesan Soccer League. The huge magnitude of its success can be attributed to how much Nate loved playing soccer on all levels and his utmost respect for the game and his teammates.... He loved participating on every team he was ever a part of from the time he was very little until now, as we have watched all these young athletes turn into adults. He always put his full effort into every team, event, game or tournament just as all of you have put your full efforts into keeping his memory alive with this award. We are blessed to have so many kind, caring people in our lives. We have great memories of the many years spent playing and coaching Diocesan Soccer. Thank you again from our entire family.

Sincerely - Greg, Kolleen, Mike & Nicole Ferraco 



Cameroon Football Development Program

January 31, 2015

The DSL is excited to work with the local leadership of the Cameroon Football Development Program to promote soccer locally and in Cameroon. The founder Justin Forzano, is a Wheeling native, where he played soccer at Wheeling Park High School, a graduate of Dayton University and is currently in graduate school at the University of Pittsburgh. Here is a link to their website.


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Upcoming Games/Practices

Tuesday, Oct 25
Section 1 Varsity
St. Bernadette @ St. Kilian5:00pmSt. Kilian
Saturday, Oct 29
Section 1 Varsity
East Catholic @ St. Bernadette4:15pmGateway Middle School
Section 2 Varsity
Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament @ Our Lady of Grace10:15amOur Lady of Grace Field (Campbell)
Christ the Divine Teacher @ Sts. Peter & Paul3:30pmBeaver Area High School
Section 3 Varsity
St. Alexis @ St. Bede10:45amWestern PA School for the Deaf
Aquinas Academy @ St. Philip2:00pmSt. Pauls Seminary
Butler Catholic @ St. Patrick3:45pmHills Hendersonville
Section 4 Varsity
St. Rosalia @ Our Lady of Fatima10:45amYouthtowne Field
East Catholic #2 @ Sacred Heart11:30amPanther Hollow/Junction Hollow
Section 1 JV
East Catholic @ St. Bernadette3:00pmGateway Middle School
Section 2 JV
St. Alphonsus JV #2 @ Our Lady of Grace9:00amOur Lady of Grace Field (Campbell)
Christ the Divine Teacher @ St. Kilian JV #211:30amSt. Kilian
Section 3 JV
St. Alexis @ St. Bede9:30amWestern PA School for the Deaf
Aquinas Academy @ St. Philip12:45pmSt. Pauls Seminary
Butler Catholic @ St. Patrick2:30pmHills Hendersonville
Section 4 JV
St. Rosalia @ Our Lady of Fatima9:30amYouthtowne Field
St. Sylvester @ Sacred Heart10:15amPanther Hollow/Junction Hollow
Sunday, Oct 30
Section 1 Varsity
Holy Trinity @ St. Kilian3:15pmSt. Kilian
St. Alphonsus @ St. Thomas More3:15pmSt. Thomas More
Section 4 Varsity
East Catholic #2 @ St. Sylvester3:15pmSeton LaSalle High School
Section 1 JV
St. Alphonsus #1 @ St. Thomas More2:00pmSt. Thomas More
Section 4 JV
Our Lady of Fatima @ St. Sylvester2:00pmSeton LaSalle High School

For a complete schedule listing, click here!