High school soccer players from all over Northern Illinois were in the spotlight at the popular PepsiCo Showdown Media Day. But it’s what the players did to impact the lives of others that will have people talking throughout February. Bob Narang reports.
Centralia senior Edoardo Riva didn’t let a few hundred miles stop him from taking a step toward reaching his dream of playing college soccer. Riva, who is an exchange student from Italy, traveled nearly 300 miles to attend the 2017 PepsiCo Showdown College Showcase. Bob Narang reports.
When she was younger, Allison Kaim always dreamed of playing and coaching at Stagg. “It’s kind of funny,” Allison said. “When I was a senior, I was voted most likely to return to Stagg as a teacher.”
Denny Clanton: “I’m really looking to lead Mother McAuley soccer to another level and put us on the map – not only on the South Side, but hopefully in the Chicagoland area. The main goal is to be a girls soccer powerhouse again.”