Willamalane Hosts World Cup Watch Party

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The World Cup truly lived up to its name. The game captured the world’s attention including in Springfield. Sunday was the first time Willamalane hosted a watch party for the World Cup. About fifty people decked out in their best soccer gear watched the game on a big screen projector at Willamalane. … Continue reading »

Soccer Golf Course Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — A new sport catching on across the country, now has footing in Eugene. The sport is known as foot golf or soccer golf. The first course in Eugene opened June 28 at the RiverRidge Golf Course on Delta Highway. Essentially, it’s like playing golf with a soccer ball, a larger hole, and … Continue reading »

Fans Catch Soccer Fever

EUGENE, Ore. — The U.S. didn’t kick their way to a victory Thursday, but they’re still advancing past the first round of the World Cup, even after losing their match against Germany. A big crowd turned out to watch the action at the Oakshire Brewing Public House in Eugene. Oakshire sponsors the Lane United Football … Continue reading »

Oakshire Public House Shows World Cup

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oakshire Public House in Eugene isn’t typically a sports bar, but it temporarily installed two big screen TVs to kick off the World Cup. It’s all because of the brewery’s partnership with the Lane United Football Club. This is the team’s first season. The semi-pro team is sponsored by Oakshire. Wednesday, … Continue reading »

Girls Frequently Play Through Concussion

EUGENE, Ore. — Concussions have been a hot topic in football circles, but a new study is shifting the talk to a different sport–the other football. Hundreds of thousands of kids participate in soccer countrywide. It’s the number one sport in the world. The study says many young girls stay on the field even after … Continue reading »

Lane United Drops Friendly to Timbers

EUGENE, Ore.– The newly formed Lane United Football Club held its inaugural match at South Eugene High School on Thursday, dropping the friendly to the U-23 Portland Timbers, 3-0. POSTGAME INTERVIEWS: LUFC Head Coach Gabriel Hernandez: LUFC’s Luke Connolly (South Eugene HS grad):

Soccer League Holds Final Game

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The local Hispanic community celebrated heritage month outdoors during the final day of a six-month soccer league tournament in Springfield on Sunday. In just two years, organizers have managed to double the league’s size and Sunday after months of games, the top two teams battled it out for a chance to call … Continue reading »

Out & About: Sept. 14th-16th

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, here are a few ideas. See all your favorite animals and some great art too at Wildlife Safari. The park in Winston is hosting its Twilight with Taini fundraiser, named after one of the park’s cheetahs. While hanging out in the Safari Village, you can listen … Continue reading »