“I don’t think many other teams really experience a great connection with teammates,” Anna Kirk said. “This group really gets along on and off the field. It’s just fantastic.” Steve Millar has the story.
Starting from the bottom and working your way up is never easy. But one program is digging deep down inside and pushing this offseason. Bob Narang has the story.
“It’s a funny story how I got started,” Litzy Corona said. Steve Millar has the story of the junior leader on and off the field.
Ellavieve McCarthy and her Young teammates hope to be a big soccer hit on the field this season. Bob Narang reports.
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.”
Girls players warmup before the start of the 15th Annual PepsiCo Showdown College Showcase, which takes place annually on “Black Friday” in Illinois. The 2018 event is set for Nov. 23.
The PepsiCo Showdown College Showcase has become the largest one-day high school college showcase of its kind, featuring boys and girls players from all over Illinois.