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Recruiting Stories - Part II:
"Regrets -- A Parent's Point of View"
I'm probably not the best person to ask for advice. Much to my regret, my daughter is not too happy at college, and she is looking to transfer....
A couple of things about Shasta's article (once again, she's really a find!)
I copied 2 paragraphs, and wanted to share a couple of things with you (I
don't know how or if you want to use them) - however there was one
glaring (in my view) bad piece of advice that you might want to at least
provide another point of view on.
With 36 different nations at Norway Cup, the tournament
gives youth an opportunity to learn more about other cultures
and also to discover how soccer is played around the world.
Girls' Soccer World has taken a closer look at some of the
international girls teams this year. more...
Championships: Soccer's Roots Firmly Implanted
By David Morris
All over the state of Wisconsin, the end of May and beginning of June bring
a simple message to high school teams: win or your season is over. With
proms, senior banquets, and even graduations out of the way, the spring
season draws to a close amid high drama as teams try to conquer one of thestate's twelve sections (eight in Division 1, four in Division 2) to qualify for the state tournament.
Chat With Pisa's Jill Rutten
By Mario Rimati
We caught up with American star Jill Rutten after a rather long yet successful season with Italian 1st division club Pisa. Here are her
thoughts on playing in Italy and the new and exciting WUSA league . . .
is so ... normal. And Soccer is Life. And Normal is Great"
By Hilary Braysmith
On a grassy area behind
the bleachers, little girls and boys played a pick-up game
together. They stopped to watch the Seraphs of St. Bonaventure
high in their hunter green and white uniforms take the field.
Tiny admiring faces peeked through the chain link fence as
soccer families and spectators prepared to watch America's
future kick the ball. Soccer playing girls are such a familiar,
normal sight, a comforting experience radiating discipline,
character, and the sense that all is well. continued....