Tag: soccer

Like many children, Royce Smith, 19, grew up with big dreams. Impossible dreams, some told him.  Smith’s dream was to be a professional soccer player. But growing up in Iola, his opportunities for the sport…

ROME (AP) — It was the biggest soccer game in Atalanta’s history and a third of Bergamo’s population made the short trip to Milan’s famed San Siro Stadium. Nearly 2,500 fans of visiting Spanish club…

Southeast Kansas probably doesn’t register as a destination for international students seeking to move to the United States. Perhaps the coasts of California or New York are more attractive.  But for ACC sophomore soccer star…

  LYON, France – They ran roughshod over the best field in history, winning seven times in seven ties. They scored a record 26 goals, gave up just three, and in 630 minutes of soccer,…

Megan Rapinoe considers Sunday to be the final insult. Just a few hours after the United States and the Netherlands meet in the Women’s World Cup final in France, Brazil or Peru will celebrate winning…

PARIS (AP) — Megan Rapinoe went from controversy to triumph, scoring twice for the United States in the much-anticipated clash with host France to send the defending champions into the semifinals of the Women’s World…

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Jozy Altidore made an impression in his first return to the United States’ starting lineup. Altidore scored on an overhead kick in his first start for the national team in…

The Women’s World Cup kicks off Friday in Paris. Twenty-four teams will traverse France for the next month in pursuit of soccer’s most prestigious trophy. Here are five players to watch during the tournament:  …

Allen Community College sophomore middlefielder Jose Trejo signs his national letter of intent to play soccer at Upper Iowa University, a MIAA school in the Great Lakes Athletic Conference in Fayette, Iowa on Monday. 

Allen Community College men’s soccer sophomore defender Austin Cuevas signed with McPherson College on Monday.