Soccer Archive: August / September 2006
Blast Nets Four in Dispersal Draft
The Baltimore Blast beefed up its roster selecting four St. Louis Steamers players in the MISL dispersal draft. The team also made trades to re-acquire Brian Rowland, Carlos Garcia and Joel Bailey.
Soccer Fans Can Get Kicks Just Down the Road
Coming on the heels of the World Cup, the interest level of the local community for superb international play is at an all-time high. However, according to one local fanatic, the area is missing a golden opportunity to watch an extremely talented team right here, D.C. United.
Bruce Arena Returns to DC
DC United hosts former coach Bruce Arena's new team, the New York Red Bulls Saturday. Arena will be reunited with dozens of former United players as the team celebrates its 1996 championship.
Cabral Joins H.S. Coaching Ranks
When the Baltimore Blast opens its season in November, it will mark Denison Cabral's 11th year as a member of the team. Last Thursday he won his first game as a high school soccer coach with St. Mary's High in Annapolis.
College Soccer Hits the Pitch
The official collegiate soccer season has begun with a spate of tournament games played over Labor Day Weekend. Baltimore area teams have a strong history of success in the NCAA and this year should prove no different.
Local Soccer Lacks Rivalry, Passion
Throughout the 1970s the Baltimore area boasted some of the most passionate rivalries in all of college soccer. Loyola, Towson State, Johns Hopkins, UMBC, and the University of Baltimore all had vibrant programs chock full of local talent.
Growth Of Club Soccer Brings Debate
The Baltimore area high school soccer season has officially kicked off, once again bringing with it the controversy of high school soccer versus club soccer.
The Other Football in Westminster
The McDaniel College men's soccer team has become one of the best NCAA Division III sides in the Mid-Atlantic over the past six years. But it was the 1959 version of the Green Terror, then of Western Maryland College, that produced one of the most shocking results ever recorded in collegiate soccer.
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