More than 30 Anoka girls soccer alumnae returned to Goodrich Field last Saturday as players from the last two decades competed on teams coached by the only two coaches the program has known since 1992: Sara Chartier (1992-1999) and Paul Anderla (2000-2013).
Dubbed the Summer of Soccer by Minnesota United FC, the team continued a season full of celebrating the game with a 2-0 win against English Premier League’s Swansea City AFC Saturday night in Blaine.
A combined display of soccer fan craziness mixed with support for a local coach were front and center during what seemed to be an impromptu flash mob that engulfed the National Sports Center June 26.
A Blaine couple is ready to show what it means to “Kick Like A Girl.”
Anyone affiliated with youth soccer in the Blaine community has crossed paths with Tommy and Jean Soehn or one of the couple’s four children either at the National Sports Center or other soccer complexes.