OBGC Rising U-18 Cyclones White: Welcome

U-17 OBGC Cyclones White!!




Rising U18's


(DOB August 1, 1995 to July 31, 1996)


Coach: Steve Kenel - coachkenel@aol.com




Tuesday, May 21

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

OBGC Soccer Field #3




Thursday, May 23

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

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Tuesday, June 04

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

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Thursday, June 06

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

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Tuesday, June 11

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

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Thursday, June 13

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

OBGC Soccer Field #3



Practice schedule to resume after tryouts

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays: Manor Oaks, Olney, 5:00-7:00PM  
Interested players born on or after August 1, 1995, should arrange to attend a practice, please feel free to contact Coach Steve Kenel at coachkenel@aol.com or call him on his cell  301-252-7893 or email Assistant Coach Greg Kenel: GregK@creativel-scapes.com

This premier rising U-18 girls travel soccer team, based in Olney, Maryland, compete year-round --The White team played this Spring in the premier Colonial League, play in summer, fall and winter tournaments as well as Winter futsal leagues at Champions Fieldhouse. The Olney Cyclones White are currently ranked 2nd in the state of Maryland!! (according to gotsoccer.com)

Please come back often to check out the accomplishments of the girls!

Friday, April 5
OBGC Cyclones White are Jefferson Cup Champs!!

The Olney Cyclones White played in Richmond, VA, on March 15-17, in the prestigious Jefferson Cup! The girls beat the FC Richmond Mystx '95 (VA) and the East Meadow Dynamite (NYE); and tied the CASL Elite Ladies '95 (NC). The girls finished in first place in the U17 Girls Classic bracket, which included 10 teams in total! Great job ladies!

Monday, May 21
OBGC Cyclones White Win MD State Cup!!

OBGC Cyclones White are U-16G Maryland State Cup CHAMPIONS! The girls defeated the BETH Threat in penalty kicks in the final game on May 20th. The match was scoreless after regulation play and overtime. BETH missed their second penalty kick and Cyclones goalie Michaela Colon stopped another shot, which led to the win! 

The OBGC Cyclones White have made it to the semi-finals of the state cup in 2009, 2010, and 2011. They defeated the PSC Eagles (2-1) and the RUSH Nike 95/xcel (1-0) to reach the final this year. It is the first girls state cup championship for any Olney women's team. Great job girls!

Monday, May 21
OBGC Cyclones White win Empire Cup College Showcase Tourney!

Cyclones White traveled to Rochester, NY, on May 11-13, for the Empire Cup College Showcase. This tournament traditionally draws teams from throughout New Jersey, Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Canada. The girls played and won each match in the top bracket against New York’s Empire United ROC Blue (2-1); Canada’s Glengarry Soccer Glengarry Hearts (4-0); and Pennsylvania’s Upper Salford FC Strikers (4-1) to finish as tournament champions. Congratulations!

Monday, September 5
OBGC Cyclones Blue are Capital Cup Finalists!

Both Cyclones teams competed in the OBGC Capital Cup this Labor Day weekend. The Cyclones White, playing in the Premier division, finished 2nd in their bracket, and lost in their semi-final game. The Cyclones Blue, playing in the Elite division, WON their bracket, beating the Loudon 95G Black (VA) and the Vista LFC Avalanche (VA). The girls won their semi-final game against the TSC Thunder Pride, 2-0 to make it to the finals. The girls lost 1-0 against the PA Classics West Hurricanes (PAE). A great finish for the Cyclones Blue!!

Tuesday, May 31
OBGC Cyclones White Finish as Semi-Finalists at the FC Delco Players Cup!

Over the weekend, both Cyclones teams played in Memorial Day tournaments, enjoyed the sun, and played great soccer!

The OBGC Cyclones White played in the FC Delco Players Cup, in Delaware. The girls won their bracket in the Girls U-15 Elite division, besting the Dix Hills SC Hornets (NY) 3-1; the Crusa/FC Bucks Elite '95 (PA) 1-0; and tying the OSA USP Old Bridge Thunder (NJ) 0-0. Their semi-final game against the Rochester Futbol Club (NY) ended 2-1, with Rochester scoring a goal in the last few moments of the game to take the finalist spot. Still a great finish for the white team! :D

The OBGC Cyclones Blue played in the Columbia Invitational Memorial Day tourney @ Covenant Park. The girls finished 2nd in their bracket in the Girls U-15 Cup division. The girls had a great day on Saturday, beating the Jersey United Spartans 95/96G Blue (NJ) 1-0; and the CSC Barcelona Girls FC (MD) 3-2. On Sunday, they lost to the Centre Force (PA) 3-1. A great weekend of soccer for the blue team! :)

Tuesday, August 31
OBGC Cyclones White win August Cup!!

Congratulations to the OBGC Cyclones White U15 girls soccer team for winning the Premier Bracket of the 2010 August Cup tournament over the August 28-29, 2010 weekend.  The OBGC Cyclones White, under the coaching of Steve and Greg Kenel, beat the Loudon Soccer 95G Red and Concord Soccer Association United Premier (Wilmington, DE) and tied the McLean Youth Soccer Club Fury White to win the Premier Bracket.  In the championship game at the Maryland Soccerplex, the Cyclones beat the VSA Heat-Gold from Gainesville, VA 2-0.


Tuesday, May 11
Cyclones White Finish as Semi-Finalists in 2010 MD State Cup!!!

The OBGC Cyclones White finished as semifinalists again this year in the 2010 Maryland State Cup. The girls advanced to the semifinals after beating the Freestate Strikers and the Thunder SC Strikers. Congrats on a great finish girls! 

Our Current Ranking

August 31, 2010 - OBGC Cyclones White!

State (MD): Ranked 3rd

August 31, 2010 - OBGC Cyclones Blue!

State (MD): Ranked 14th

OBGC Cyclones White
Tuesday, March 23
Cyclones White Finish as Finalist in SASA St. Patrick's Day Tourney

Both teams played in tournaments the weekend of March 20 & 21st. The OBGC Cyclones White played in the Stafford Area Soccer Association (SASA) St. Patrick's Day Tournament. Our girls finished as finalists in the U14 Gold Division. They beat the Vincent United Aztecs (2-1), the MSC Rush (3-1), and the SASA Revolution 95 Blue (1-0), to win their flight. In the final game against the Arlington Flame, the final score was 0-0, and the game went into two 5-minute overtimes, that ended without a score. The game was decided by an exciting round of penalty kicks, although the Flame came out on top. Great job girls!

The OBGC Cyclones Blue played in the Baltimore March Mania Tournament, in the U14 Championship Division. The girls tied the MSC Xcel and lost to the TSF Academy Triumph (NJ) and the Soccer Elite White Plains Elite 96 (NY). The girls are ready now for the MD State Cup and the upcoming Spring WAGS season. Great job girls!

Friday, February 19
Cyclones White are President's Cup Champs!

Both Cyclones teams played in the Maryland SoccerPlex's Presidents Day Indoor Soccer Tournament on February 15th. Both teams played very well!!! The Cyclones Blue faced some tough competition, playing in a combined U14/15 division. The Cyclones White played in a tough U14 division, but were able to beat the Damascus Sparks, 4-1; and the FC Frederick, 3-2; and tie the DC Stoddert Mischief Blue, 1-1. As a result, our girls won the U14 division and won vouchers to a Washington Freedom spring season game!! Congratulations!

Thursday, January 14
Cyclones Finish as Finalists in MD Futsal State Cup!!

The OBGC Cyclones entered 3 teams into the Maryland Futsal State Cup, which took place on January 9, 2010. The girls faced the Fort Washington SA Mustangs, the DCFA Flamengo, the Southern Maryland FC and each other in a series of 20 minute futsal games at the Capital Clubhouse, in Waldorf, MD. One of our 3 squads made it to the finals against the DCFA Flamengo, who were silver medalists in the 2009 U.S. Futsal Federation National Championship. The game was very exciting, with a 0-0 finish, that took the girls into overtime. With no score after overtime play, both teams went to penalty kicks. Our girls lost during PKs, 1-0.