Tag: Arizona Sahuaros

So, What Have We Learned?

Okay, this is a delayed post about this year’s Desert Diamond Cup. I’ve been busy, and so have you. At least you should have been. First off, turnout. Yeah, not fantastic, especially when compared to 2011 and 2012. In 2011,…

And Those Other Guys…

In this week’s hype about Phoenix FC, it’s easy to forget that the Phoenix Monsoon are still around. I’d give a recap, but the twists and turns of last year’s season would take too many posts. Suffice it to say:…

FC Tucson Notes

Yeah, I’ve been horrible about posting here. I think I may have actually burned out on watching and talking about soccer afer this weekend: FC Tucson v Municipio Juarez, US v Spain, New England v Dallas, FC Tucson v Arizona…

FC Tucson Notes

Municipio on Friday, Sahuaros on Saturday, are y’all ready? – Mark Sadler e-mailed me today, and he’ll be reprising his role as stadium announcer at FC Tucson’s games this weekend. Sadler did the English language announcements at the Desert Cup.…

Details

I was told by one long time Tucson journalist that I should put more R-Cubed style snark in my Tucson Sentinel articles. I haven’t figured out how to do that, but I did manage to sneak one in. I talked…

FC Tucson Tentative Schedule

All games are scheduled for 7:30 PM. The home field will be Murphy Field at Mulcahy Stadium, south of 14th Street between Tucson Boulevard and Plumer. May 13: FC Tucson VS. Prescott FC AT Murphy Stadium. May 21: FC Tucson…

García to Chivas USA

Ives Galarcep is reporting that Irving García is slated to start training with Chivas USA. He’s played some games with their reserve. García is from Yuma and was drafted by the New York Red Bulls last year. He played in…

FC Tucson News

I spoke to Rick Schantz today and a schedule for the “Southwest Independent Premier League” will be released next week. The league consists of six teams, with Tucson, Arizona Sahuaros, FC Prescott, El Paso Patriots, San Diego United and a…

Local Coverage of the Desert Cup

Aside from what I wrote in the Tucson Sentinel, here is a rundown of other local coverage of this weekend’s Desert Cup: Fans turn out for Tucson’s first Major League Soccer matches, Teresa Jun, KOLD, March 4 (Updated March 5)…

Back In It

I wrote two pieces for the Tucson Sentinel this week about the Desert Cup that’s happening this weekend: Local fans kick up heels for Desert Cup soccer Breaking down the Desert Cup’s MLS teams I’ve written some summaries of last…