US Soccer has announced new rules which ban headers for players 10 and under. Headers for players 11 to 13 will be limited. The changes come after a lawsuit dealing with concussions. Local soccer club Midwest United FC shares their reaction to the changes.
Jenison High School boys' soccer player Luke VanderVeen is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD Athlete of the Week. VanderVeen's last-minute goal in Jenison's 1-0 win over Zeeland East last week is indicative of the type of competitor he is, Wildcats Coach Brian Selk said.
Goalie Tim Howard, of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team, set a record for saves at the World Cup with 16 in the United States' 2-1 loss to Belgium on Tuesday in Brazil. He was so good at saving goals that a meme started on Twitter, which started implying he could save everything: from the…
The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team plays in one its most important international games in a long time when it takes on Belgium today in the World Cup. And you, being the fun-loving patriotic American that you are, can cheer the team on in Grand Rapids!