RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Germany won the World Cup. Host Brazil won a world of new friends.
Sporting events like the World Cup and Olympics have a weird effect on sports fans in the U.S.
They call him Mr. John.
Victoria's two public high schools will see drastic changes to a number of their athletic programs in the 2014-15 school year with five new coaches.
They didn't need a ticket to the hot and humid jungle of Brazil.
Victoria East graduate Rachel Mansker will be the first from the school to play in the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches All-Star Game on Saturday.
SALVADOR, Brazil - The Netherlands thrashed Spain 5-1 Friday, toying with the defending champions in the second half and gaining a measure of revenge for its 2010 loss in the World Cup final.
SAO PAULO (AP) - Neymar showed why he is carrying Brazil's hopes at the World Cup, scoring twice on Thursday to help the underwhelming hosts escape a disappointing start to the tournament.
UHV has released the Fall 2014 soccer schedules for the men's and women's teams.
The Victoria Heat 00 soccer team won first place at the Alamo City Youth Soccer Organization Shamu Shootout in San Antonio. The Heat went undefeated in tournament play with a record of 3-1-0. They defended their championship title from 2013. The team includes Kaylee Brewer, Macey Franz, Alyssa Garcia, Vivian Gonzalez, Jazlyn Herron, Jonbenet Limon, Zen McKenzie, Madison Nieto, Chloe Spencer, Lauren Urban, Lauren Vahalik, Katelin Vahalik, Faith Wood, and Kirsten Ysaguirre. The team is coached by Robert Ysaguirre, assisted by Tommy Limon and trained by Alexis Salazar.
The Victoria Fire U14 boys soccer team finished fourth in the Director's Cup State Finals this past weekend at Lindsay Lyons Sports Complex in Humble. The team went 8-0-4 on the season. The team includes Isaak Adames, Benjamin Biles, Dylan Blough, Gerardo Canales, Dylan Franz, Jovani Garcia, Nicolas Graci, Ruben Leon, Ryan Leon, Kallen Rangnow, Abraham Salazar, Dylan Schaefer and Trystan Stanford. The team is coached by Michelle Stanfond, assistant Kelly Stanfor and trainer Alexis Salazar.
St. Joseph's Tom Followwill was chosen for the TAPPS 3-4A all-district soccer second team for 2014.
They may be tiny, but they’re tough — see what happens when Victoria Youth Soccer Organization tykes take the field.
Most Valuable Player: Maryssa Garza, sophomore, Gregory-Portland