Harry Kelderman, a legend among Wisconsin soccer coaches and a driving force in the game's development in the Fox Valley, announced Tuesday that he is retiring after 36 seasons as Neenah High School boys coach.
After starring for the U.S. Under-20 and Under-23 women's national teams and the University of Wisconsin over the past three years, Rose Lavelle will get the chance to impress at the highest level.
Jesse Marsch (Racine Case) won seven trophies during his 14-year career as a hard-working midfielder in Major League Soccer with D.C. United, Chicago Fire and Chivas USA. On Tuesday, the 42-year-old earned one for his work as a coach.
Bato Radoncic and Max Ferdinand each had a hand in five goals as the Milwaukee Wave overcame a slow start to beat the Cedar Rapids Rampage 11-6 in a Major Arena Soccer League match Saturday night at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.
Andreas Davi continues to look locally as he builds the Milwaukee Torrent's roster for their inaugural season in the American Soccer League.
A year before the Professional Futsal League is scheduled to start play next fall, PFL commissioner Keith Tozer and his Wisconsin Sports Group announced plans Tuesday to bring the game to his adopted hometown of Milwaukee.
Ian Bennett, Marcio Leite and Tony Walls (Wauwatosa East/UW-Green Bay) were key players in the Milwaukee Wave's attack last season, and the trio were back at it Saturday night during the indoor team's 32nd home opener.
The 34th season of WIAA boys soccer wrapped up with four teams celebrating state titles Saturday at Uihlein Soccer Park in Milwaukee – first-time winner Sturgeon Bay joined three programs that already had gold balls in their trophy cases. Here's some news and notes from state matches and across the state as we head into the offseason:
After 11 seasons in the National Premier Soccer League, the Madison 56ers will be part of the Great Lakes Premier League for the 2016 season.
Just as he did during the regular season, Ethan Finlay (Marshfield) played a key role as the Columbus Crew advanced in the Major League Soccer playoffs.
Nov. 19, 1977: UW-Green Bay and Eastern Illinois played a marathon match in the regional finals of the NCAA Division II men's tournament in Charleston, Ill., with the Phoenix advancing on penalty kicks after neither team scored in regulation and four overtimes. Schellas Hyndman, who went on to an illustrious career at Southern Methodist and with FC Dallas in Major League Soccer, was the Panthers' coach at the time. Green Bay went on to lose to Seattle Pacific 2-1 in triple overtime in the national semifinals in Miami and fell to New Haven (Conn.) on penalties after a 2-2 draw in the third-place game.