Scottsbluff’s Anderson finds joy in soccer | Local

Scottsbluff’s Anderson finds joy in soccer | Local

Written by BRYANNA WINNER Star Herald Scotts Bluff footballer Braden Anderson’s love for football came from the people he looked up to most, his brother and uncle, who played the sport. Anderson started playing at around the age of eight. “I think I was eight, maybe a little earlier. My brother (Jacob) was playing football … Read more

St. Louis City sends two academy teams to the national championships | Soccer

St. Louis City sends two academy teams to the national championships | Soccer

One of the things St.Louis City FC wanted to do was build a foundation for the team before it began playing as an expanded Major League Soccer next spring. So far, the foundation has been strong. While City2 was one of the top teams in MLS Next Pro, the MLS development league, City’s two academic … Read more

Swimming’s new transgender policy could impact other sports

Swimming’s new transgender policy could impact other sports

A ban on transgender women in international swimming and rugby this week has opened the door for track and field to consider taking the same approach in what could turn into a wave of political changes in Olympic sports. The announcement on Sunday by swimming’s governing body, FINA, was quickly followed by an offer of … Read more

Sports court sets July dates for Russian soccer ban appeals

Sports court sets July dates for Russian soccer ban appeals

GENEVA (Associated Press) – The Court of Arbitration for Sport is set to hear Russia’s appeal in July of bans on international football over the country’s war in Ukraine. On July 5, the court will hear an appeal by the Russian Football Association against the decision of the International Football Association (FIFA) and the European … Read more

Current trying to cut new path with soccer training facility

Current trying to cut new path with soccer training facility

The Kansas City Stream cut the ribbon on its new training facility Tuesday, a first for women’s professional soccer in America. The project only started last August. Owners Chris and Angie Long were joined by NWSL Commissioner Jessica Berman, Kathy Rose Mayor Riverside, and representatives from architecture firm Generator Studios and construction firm Monarch Build. … Read more

U.S., Chelsea star Christian Pulisic shares his story in new book ‘My Journey So Far’

U.S., Chelsea star Christian Pulisic shares his story in new book ‘My Journey So Far’

Christian Pulisic, US men’s national team captain and Chelsea player, chronicles his journey from Pennsylvania to Champions League glory in a new book called Christian Pulisic: My Journey So Far. 2 related The book traces how the 23-year-old’s dream of becoming a professional footballer came true, memorable moments from his career thus far, and a … Read more

Deshaun Watson Settles 20 of 24 Sexual Misconduct Lawsuits | Sports News

Deshaun Watson Settles 20 of 24 Sexual Misconduct Lawsuits | Sports News

Written by Joan A. Lozano, The Associated Press HOUSTON (AFP) – Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson has reached an agreement to settle 20 of 24 civil lawsuits filed by women who accused him of sexual assault and harassment, a women’s attorney said Tuesday. Watson, who was accused by massage therapists of harassing, assaulting or touching … Read more

Ryan Giggs Quits as Wales Coach Ahead of Domestic Violence Trial – NBC New York

Ryan Giggs Quits as Wales Coach Ahead of Domestic Violence Trial – NBC New York

Ryan Giggs has resigned as Wales coach with immediate effect and said on Monday he did not want his upcoming domestic violence trial to destabilize the national team ahead of their first World Cup appearance since 1958. The great Manchester United star has been on leave from his post since November 2020, with his assistant … Read more

SOCCER: Weber prepares for second season at Nebraska | Gretna

SOCCER: Weber prepares for second season at Nebraska | Gretna

Sarah Webber, the Spring 2021 state champion for the Gretna girls’ soccer team, is named to the Big Ten All-Freshman for the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the fall of 2021. Now, Webber is preparing for her second season at Lincoln and aims to keep improving. Upon entering the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Cornhuskers head coach John Walker … Read more

The Herald’s 2022 All-Area high school soccer teams

The Herald’s 2022 All-Area high school soccer teams

Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer teams across the region – as well as the Players and Coach of the Year – have been chosen by The Herald’s sports staff to usher in an unforgettable spring sports season. Learn about the best high school football players from York, Chester and Lancaster counties below. Boys soccer teams in … Read more