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Finalizing the last four: Goalkeeper Krul helps Netherlands tops Costa Rica on shootout

July 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

RIO DE JANEIRO — The Netherlands survived a nerve-wracking penalty shootout against Costa Rica on Saturday, with substitute goalkeeper Tim Krul the unlikely hero, to set up a World Cup semifinal against Argentina after the South Americans beat Belg…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Finalizing the last four: Goalkeeper Krul helps Netherlands tops Costa Rica on shootout

July 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

RIO DE JANEIRO — The Netherlands survived a nerve-wracking penalty shootout against Costa Rica on Saturday, with substitute goalkeeper Tim Krul the unlikely hero, to set up a World Cup semifinal against Argentina after the South Americans beat Belg…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Donovan slams Klinsmann after U.S. exit

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Landon Donovan, the United States’ record scorer who was left out of the World Cup squad, has criticized coach Juergen Klinsmann’s tactics during their campaign which ended with a 2-1 second round extra-time defeat by Belgium.
Klinsmann’s deci…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Monke: Soccer is a sport worth watching

June 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

As someone who spent nearly a decade watching sports for a living, I can tell you without pause that if you like sports at all, you should be watching World Cup soccer.
Now, first off, I won’t call it football. It may be football to the rest of th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘Klinsmann Revolution’ making U.S. soccer team a high-tempo threat

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

A last gasp equaliser from Portugal stopped the United States from qualifying for the last 16 of the World Cup with a game to spare but the way in which Juergen Klinsmann’s team performed should give them real hope of progressing.

With four points…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Convincing first win: Neymar scores a pair of goals as Brazil tops Croatia in World Cup opener

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

SAO PAULO — Brazil’s poster boy Neymar scored twice and the outstanding Oscar added a late third as the hosts came from behind to beat Croatia 3-1 in a thrilling World Cup opening match on Thursday.
The Group A game, tipped the hosts’ way afte…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

OUR VIEW: Artificial surface unnecessary for state soccer

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

We admittedly only have a casual knowledge of soccer. We generally understand how it’s played and a few of the rules, but we don’t know much about high-level soccer or the kinds of playing fields teams at high levels generally use.

We spent about …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Roden out as DWU women’s soccer coach

November 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Dakota Wesleyan University athletic department announced Friday that women’s soccer coach Dale Roden will not be back with the team next season.

DWU athletic director Curt Hart said in a statement that the department has decided to go in a d…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Tuesday’s sports briefs: 10/29/2013

October 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

Young scores 17 in exhibition for SDSU Jackrabbits
By The Daily Republic
BROOKINGS — Mitchell native Kerri Young scored 17 points in her first women’s basketball game for South Dakota State University Sunday.
The freshman guard, who is Mitchel…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

DWU home to nine international athletes

October 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

From the neighbor in the great-white north to the sun-scorched desert of the Middle East, international athletes are finding a home at Dakota Wesleyan University.

There are nine international student athletes enrolled at DWU and playing for the Ti…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com