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Police: Former Kansas soccer goalie killed; husband charged

May. 18, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A former University of Kansas soccer goalie has been killed and her husband has been charged with first-degree murder in her death, police said. Officers found Regan Noelle Gibbs, 25, fatally wounded Monday night in her apartment in Lawrence, Kansas. Police...

Fotopolous' push helps get Bohon to Florida as soccer coach

May. 16, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — One of Samantha Bohon's best friends started nudging her toward the Florida women's soccer job a year ago. The friend happened to be the greatest scorer in NCAA history. Danielle Fotopolous first suggested Bohon for the Gators' head coaching position when...

Wisconsin athletes discuss mental health, communication

May. 03, 2022 23:19 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin soccer player Emma Jaskaniec remembers feeling hesitant about getting help before her freshman season when a psychologist approached the team to offer assistance to anyone in need. “In my eyes, at least at that point in time, I felt like if I had to...

Column: May deaths of Katie, Sarah and Lauren not be in vain

Apr. 30, 2022 00:40 AM EDT

There’s been a lot of talk about the mental health struggles that many young athletes face, the pressures and expectations that can seem overwhelming — especially to those who feel compelled to shield their pain from the outside world. Let’s keep the conversation going. ...

Florida fires women's soccer coach Tony Amato after 1 season

Apr. 27, 2022 16:53 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida fired women’s soccer coach Tony Amato on Wednesday, parting ways less than a year after giving him a six-year contract to replace beloved program architect Becky Burleigh. Amato's sudden departure came amid an investigation into comments the coach...

Crash kills Jacksonville University soccer player in Florida

Apr. 12, 2022 10:01 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An 18-year-old freshman player for Jacksonville University women’s soccer team was killed in a crash while returning from a team bonding trip. School officials said Stephanie Davis was killed Sunday afternoon when the SUV she was riding in veered off the...

Kentucky, S Carolina, WVU join revived Sun Belt men's soccer

Apr. 06, 2022 15:01 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Sun Belt Conference announced Wednesday that it will restart men’s soccer this fall, boosted by three new schools along with soccer-only members Kentucky, South Carolina and West Virginia. The nine-team men's soccer league will include new members James...

Scheifele scores in final seconds of OT, Jets beat Coyotes

Mar. 27, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Mark Scheifele scored his second goal of the game with 9.7 seconds left in overtime, giving the Winnipeg Jets a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday night. Scheifele went in alone and beat Arizona goalie Karel Vejmelka to send the Coyotes to...

Williams playing 'goalie' to protect rim in Duke's NCAA push

Mar. 23, 2022 13:43 PM EDT

If a Duke player makes a defensive mistake, there's a good chance Mark Williams is there to clean it up. The sophomore is elite rim protector and solid rebounder with the spring to finish around the rim. He's vital to the Blue Devils' defense entering the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16,...

Sheriff's Office: Stanford goalie Meyer death ruled suicide

Mar. 04, 2022 19:32 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford soccer star Katie Meyer's death has been ruled a suicide. The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office confirmed the cause of death Friday. “The County of Santa Clara Medical Examiner-Coroner is investigating Kathryn Meyer’s death....