Unseeded Andover provided a pretty good display of how to work a counterattack to generate not only offensive chances but goals to upset No. 1 seed Minneapolis Southwest 2-1 in the Class AA state boys’ soccer quarterfinals Oct. 24.
Andover soccer girls finished the season 10-9-1 in what was an up-and-down season, like the record would indicate.
For the second time since 2005, Blaine boys’ soccer coach Berry Arrowsmith was named Class AA Boys’ Soccer Coach of the Year during the state tournament banquet at the RiverCentre in St. Paul Oct. 20.
Minnesota Youth Soccer Association (MYSA) members are two weeks away from revisiting a vote on a $17 million state-of-the-art field complex in Monticello. MYSA is the governing body for all youth soccer in the state of Minnesota. The organization serves more than 70,000 soccer players and 140 member clubs. The organization’s general membership will vote [...]
Andover boys soccer will join the girls team at the state tournament after the Huskies (14-4-1) downed No. 4-seed Centennial 2-1 in overtime Oct. 15.
Andover girls soccer earned its first trip to the state tournament after edging Coon Rapids 1-0 (4-2 in the shoot-out) for the Section 7AA title Oct. 15.
Andover sophomore Maddison Griess scored five minutes, five seconds into overtime as the No. 3 seeded Huskies (8-8-1) eliminated No. 6 Anoka 2-1 in a hard-fought Section 7AA girls’ soccer quarterfinal game at Huskies Stadium Oct. 10.
For the first time since 2005 and third time since 1985, Blaine is at the top of the Northwest Suburban Conference boys’ soccer standings.
Winning traditions are something that take time to build and develop and over the last eight seasons under the direction of now Stillwater head coach Jake Smothers, Spring Lake Park/St. Anthony Village boys’ soccer developed quite a reputation for winning and being a very tough opponent to eliminate from section play.