Vikings hope to max out with soccer connection

Aug. 11 – MOREHEAD – Special teams in Rowan County have been absolutely perfect since Kelly Ford took over the program in 2016. Former and current soccer players have enjoyed the opportunity to lend their kicking talents to the gridiron. Led by former coach Max Hammond III, Soccer Vikings continued to be one of the … Read more

Dartmouth Grad Dies After Being Injured in ‘Horrible Accident’ Following Delayed Commencement Ceremony

Dartmouth Grad dies after being injured in ‘terrific accident’ after opening ceremony Dartmouth College Athletics David Gallagher A former student at Dartmouth College died on Sunday after returning to campus to attend his COVID-delayed graduation ceremony. David Gallagher, a member of the Class of 2020, attended his postponed graduation ceremony, according to Saturday News from … Read more

Independence Day 2022: Bruised and battered team India brings the fortress of Gabba down

highlights This was India’s second consecutive Test series victory on Australian soil The Australian cricket team lost a test match at the Gabba after 32 years Australian pacesetter Pat Cummins was named Player of the Series People have always liked underdog stories. There is something about these stories that inspires passion and determination. There’s a … Read more

Girls soccer: One good look, Manwill’s keeping puts Northridge over Layton 1-0 | News, Sports, Jobs

1/10 Northridge goaltender Beth Manwill, center, gets up to hit a ball on goal in a girls soccer game against Layton on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at Layton High School. (BRIAN WOLFER, Special to Standard Checker) BRIAN WOLFER, Special to the Standard Examiner 2 / 10 Layton’s Amelia Smith (24) handles the ball … Read more

Junior varsity soccer league in Northern New York preps athletes for success

Practice makes perfect is a cliché, but soccer players in upstate New York believe in practice for everyone. “Kids who are in grades 8, 9, 10 in those middle grades didn’t have a choice,” said Jon Chapman, Beekmantown’s college girls’ soccer coach. “They absolutely had to get in touch with the ball before the preseason … Read more