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Bands FC: Bands as Soccer Clubs, Soccer Clubs as Bands

Bands FC: Bands as Soccer Clubs, Soccer Clubs as Bands

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

October 4, 2018

If you like two things enough, why not just put them together? For Founder Nick Fraser, he took that thinking to heart.

The Curious Case of the New York Cosmos: The Second Act

The Curious Case of the New York Cosmos: The Second Act

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

March 15, 2018

As Yogi Berra once said, "It ain't over till it's over." For the second iteration of the New York Cosmos, it may have been doomed from the beginning. In the second of two parts, I look at the resurrection of a once mighty team.

The Curious Case of the New York Cosmos: The First Act

The Curious Case of the New York Cosmos: The First Act

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

March 14, 2018

Before America had Major League Soccer and Real Madrid created The Galácticos, New York was where all the soccer stars aligned. In the first of two parts, I look at the death and rebirth of America's greatest soccer club.

Realizing It’s Over and That’s Okay

Realizing It’s Over and That’s Okay

Danielle Sarasky, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018

It's crazy to think one day you wake up and you are no longer an athlete. For some it's over before high school, and for others, if you are lucky enough to play in college, it's after high school. I was lucky. I got to play the sport I love for 14 long years. Volleyball wasn't always my passion. If you...

USL D3: Could Promotion & Relegation Come To American Soccer?

USL D3: Could Promotion & Relegation Come To American Soccer?

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

February 3, 2018

With the new third division of American Soccer, United Soccer League D3, set to start play in 2019, I want to look at what this could mean for the future of promotion and relegation in the United States.

How America’s Soccer Revolution is Moving Away From America (Kind Of)

How America’s Soccer Revolution is Moving Away From America (Kind Of)

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

January 6, 2018

With Ezequiel Barco, one of the top prospects in Argentina, set to sign for Atlanta United, it signifies great changes for the landscape of Major League Soccer. Barco, along with  Jesus Medina, Diego Rossi, and Josue Colman are all players who fit this new mold of signings that could change MLS forever. ...

More Than A Game: What Soccer Means To Me

More Than A Game: What Soccer Means To Me

Steven Keehner, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

In honor of Sheffield Football Club, The First Soccer Club in the World, who is celebrating their 160th anniversary, I want to take time to talk about just one story that has emerged from the foundation of the first soccer club ever: mine.  Like many Americans, my first introduction to soccer came from playing. We often hear jokes about the “soccer mom”, but as many like myself will know, these stereotypes are close to fact. One memory I can recall was while I was playing in the net, I was watching one of my team...

Field Hockey’s Amell is Making Saves On and Off the Field

Field Hockey’s Amell is Making Saves On and Off the Field

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017

Junior field hockey goalkeeper Julia Amell works hard to pursue her passions for sports and nursing

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