Alaska steps up its game: home to semi-professional soccer

Source: Alaska steps up its game: home to semi-professional soccer

Ben Sande isn’t done with soccer. The former Colony High School star shows he’s still good with his feet– on a pitch, he knows well, Palmer High School.

“Heard about it, sounded like a good opportunity,” said Sande.

It’s an opportunity he and others couldn’t let pass.

Dozens of players turned out at Machetanz Field on this cool summer night, for a shot at history. They hope to be part of the new Alaska City Football Club.

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Palmer girls’ soccer team finally gets the chance to hit the turf

PALMER, AK — It was only a scrimmage. But the Palmer Moose could not have been more excited.

Source: As teams across the Valley struggle with field conditions, Palmer girls’ soccer team finally gets the chance to hit the turf

After spending weeks steadily chipping away the snow and ice from their own turf at Machetanz Field, the Moose had a chance to scrimmage Homer Friday afternoon at Colony High School.

“Absolutely great, so exciting,” Palmer head coach Harmony Chadwick said after the scrimmage. “We still haven’t (played on) a full field at home.

Valley teams enter a new era in prep soccer

PALMER — Alaska high school is no longer a single classification sport.

Source: Valley teams enter a new era in prep soccer

During the offseason, the Alaska Schools Activities Association Board of Directors voted to split the 31 schools that feature girls and boys soccer into multiple classes. While the collective changes are drawing mixed reviews, Palmer girls head coach Harmony Chadwick is thrilled about the new Division II level, which features Valley programs from Palmer, Houston and Redington.

“I’m super excited,” Chadwick said. “I think its more equal for us.”

Camp helped Lathrop’s Aislynn Odsather reach collegiate soccer pitch

FAIRBANKS, AK — Robyn Horner, the head women’s soccer coach for Pfeiffer University in Misenheimer, North Carolina, got two good indications of the type of player that Lathrop High School’s Aislynn Odsather will be for Pfeiffer.

Source: Camp helped Lathrop’s Aislynn Odsather reach collegiate soccer pitch

Odsather, a senior center back and holding midfielder for the Lathrop girls soccer team, signed a National Letter of Intent with Pfeiffer, an NCAA Division III program, during a ceremony Tuesday afternoon in the Lathrop library.

 

adidas Soccer reveals new Cold Blooded Collection

Portland, Ore., January 25, 2017 – adidas Soccer has today completed the launch of the new Cold Blooded collection after the brand unveiled its updated COPA 18.1 silhouette on Jan. 15. In addition to the new COPA, the Cold Blooded collection features the first new colorway of the re-released Predator 18+, as well as updated colorways of the NEMEZIZ 17+ 360 AGILITY and the X17+ 360 SPEED franchises.

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Job Opening: Portland Community College Women’s Soccer Head Coach

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Portland Community College is seeking a Head Coach for the Women’s Soccer Program, based out of the beautiful Rock Creek Campus.  

panther_color-200pxThis part-time position reports to the Director of Athletics and works with campus departments, and athletic commissioners to ensure compliance with all NWAC rules. The program is seeking a coach with a history of winning records, and producing academically successful student athletes.

The part-time position reports to the Director of Athletics and receives a stipend of ($6,000).  This position closes on Friday, February 2, 2018.

View full job description and application information.

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