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world cup
December 7, 2022

New York Native Refs World Cup Knockout Match

A New York native made history over the weekend as the first woman to officiate a knockout round match at the men's FIFA World Cup. Kathryn Nesbitt, a Rochester, NY, native, was selected as an assistant referee for the England/Senegal Round of 16 ...


adult
July 28, 2022

Adult Soccer Player Dies After On-Field Brawl

A California male has succumbed to his injuries resulting from a disagreement with a referee during an adult recreational soccer match that devolved into an on-field brawl involving both teams and spectators. Misael, Sanchez, 29, was knocked uncon...


uhsaa
June 14, 2022

UHSAA Puts Boys Soccer on 3-Year Probation Due to Rising Ejections

High school boys soccer in Utah will be played under tighter rules in the coming years. The Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) put the entire sport on probation for the next three years, resulting in fewer games per season and the spo...


violations
May 16, 2022

GHSA Strips Girls Soccer Team of State Title Over Violations

A Georgia high school girls soccer team will be stripped of its state and regional titles by the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) due to violations of the organization's bylaws. Chamblee High School's girls soccer team lost its 2022 state an...


referees
March 31, 2022

Cincinnati Area Referees Face Shortages, Fan Abuse

Much like the rest of the country, the Cincinnati area is facing an official shortage at the middle school and high school level — particularly soccer referees. While the COVID-19 pandemic exasperated the issue — pushing older referees into re...


murray state
September 20, 2021

Murray State Takes Aim on Cutchin Field Upgrades

The future for Cutchin Field is the focus this week as the Murray State Athletics Facility Master Plan looks at the home of Murray State Soccer. It's a vision for all the MSU home venues that increases player development, recruiting, and student-athl...


diversity
March 22, 2021

Top 10 Colleges with Highest Student-Athlete Percentage

It's long been stated that it's best to surround yourself with those who have similar goals as you. A recent survey from Match College released the 2021 Alternative College Ranking Index, which shows which colleges have the highest sports particip...


alpha
March 3, 2021

Generation Alpha Prefers Soccer, Basketball, Football over Baseball

U.S. professional football and basketball have a future, baseball needs help and global soccer, including Major League Soccer, is quickly rising among a new generation, according to a new survey. According to a recent report from the Morning Consu...


survey
February 18, 2021

NCAA Survey: Mental Health, More Impacted by Pandemic

As a follow-up to the NCAA Student-Athlete COVID-19 Well-Being Survey conducted in spring 2020, a similar survey conducted in the fall showed student-athletes continue to face heightened mental health concerns and barriers to sport particip...


attitude
February 4, 2021

IHSA Adds Flexibility to Athletic Scheduling

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA), in coordination with the state's health department, has released updated scheduling guidelines that will allow for more flexibility in the upcoming athletic seasons. As athletics resumed in the state, s...