Category: US Lower Divisions

Déjà vu all over again

Bill Archer has a great piece on Big Soccer about how the hubris of the New York Cosmos has likely sunk NASL, the second time this has happened by the way. Yet, as big a bunch of faithless, clueless losers…

Stoian honored by NSCAA

NSCAA released their All-American and All-Region team lists yesterday. As expected, the All-Pacific team is lousy with PAC 12 players, including three from Stanford (It will surprise no one that Andi Sullivan and Maddie Bauer are also on the All-American…

Cosmic Reprieve?

As of yesterday, the Tweetsphere said that the Cosmos were all but dead as a ongoing concern. Well, it seems not. Dave Martinez has a report about the NASL league meeting and he says that there is the possibility of…

Cosmic Slop

“Cosmos in Crisis” could have been a DC series back in the 80’s. It’s also an article published this morning on Empire of Soccer by Dave Martinez. Martinez reports that the Cosmos are having financial issues: The day after Thanksgiving,…

And the Phoenix Rises…

Arizona United SC is now called Phoenix Rising FC. That’s as of an announcement this morning. The team also announced that they are cooperating with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Community to build a complex off of McClintock Road. By the…

DeGracie-as

My regular photographer for matches was Josh Pearson for the first part of my time writing for the Sentinel. Pearson’s work situation changed and it meant he wasn’t available for photography as often. I was in a bit of a…

Water Break

It’s still hot enough during the day in Tucson that soccer teams take a mid-half water break. At the U of A club game yesterday, they took one at about minute 35. Being that it’s a club match, the assistant…