US Soccer has announced new rules which ban headers for players 10 and under. Headers for players 11 to 13 will be limited. The changes come after a lawsuit dealing with concussions. Local soccer club Midwest United FC shares their reaction to the changes.
We have all seen teams celebrating for a score, victory, whatever. But, sometimes it goes too far, as it did for this African league team. While they were showboating after scoring a goal, this happened.
It was another successful weekend for West Michigan high schools competing for state championships! West Michigan schools brought home a total of four championships in boys soccer, boys cross country, and girls cross country.
Jenison High School boys' soccer player Luke VanderVeen is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD Athlete of the Week. VanderVeen's last-minute goal in Jenison's 1-0 win over Zeeland East last week is indicative of the type of competitor he is, Wildcats Coach Brian Selk said.