Hope Solo Charges Dismissed

KING COUNTY, Wash. (CNN) — Soccer star Hope Solo won her fight against domestic violence charges. A King County judge dismissed all charges against Solo. She had been charged with assaulting her sister and nephew during a family gathering in Kirkland last June. Her lawyer asked for the dismissal, saying that prosecution witnesses refused to … Continue reading »

Soccer Golf Course Opens

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. – Cottage Grove will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday at 12:30 p.m. to celebrate the start of soccer golf at Middlefield Golf Course. Players can play a round of the course’s 9 holes every day at Middlefield after 1 p.m. Four players should be able to complete the course in … Continue reading »

Ducks, Beavs Celebrate Cancer Survivors

SPRINGFIELD, Oregon – We’re used to seeing Beavers and Ducks fight each other in the Civil War. But on Wednesday, no one was laying a hit on each other. Instead, both sides teamed up to fight a bigger war; the war on Cancer. At Deer Horn Park, east of Springfield, athletes from both schools jumped … Continue reading »

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 »

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