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Heartbreaker for MS Soccer

Every minute counts in an athletic contest, but the last minute often means the most. The MS Soccer team felt the bite of the final minute in Wednesday’s match at Allendale. After second half breakdowns led to a 7-2 home defeat earlier in the year, the Eagle team was looking to respond with a complete […]

MS Soccer Faces off against Wyoming

The Eagle soccer team traveled to Lamar Park for the second time this year, a return engagement against the Wyoming Purple Team who they faced at home in the first match of the year. The teams again played a spirited back and forth match, but once again Wyoming came out on top by a 4-2 […]

MS Eagles Downed by Rockets

The KCMS soccer team approaches the last leg of their season with three away games in their final four contests. Wednesday saw them visit the Kelloggsville Rockets. The Rockets size and strength to the ball was immediately apparent as the hosts raced out to a 3-0 half time lead. The Eagle defense had trouble staying […]

MS Soccer Falls to Allendale

Another Monday brought another soccer doubleheader to the Kent City home field. MS Soccer faced the Allendale Falcons following the varsity contest vs. Lakeview. The Eagles competed well for the first half. After giving up an early goal, the home team responded first with a far post header from Elian Espinoza off well-placed pass from […]

MS Soccer tumbles vs. Wyoming JH

The Eagle MS Soccer team journeyed south on Wednesday to face the Wyoming Wolves.¬† The Wolves quickness up front led to the initial score of the game and the first deficit for the Eagles in three contests. The defense stabilized after that and Elian Espinoza netted an equalizer off a beautiful center from Carlos Gomez. […]

Eagles beat heat, tie Rockets

On yet another day of record high temperatures, the MS Soccer team was grateful to be playing the second game of a Varsity/MS doubleheader at our home field. With evening falling and shade covering much of the field to start the match, it was a great day to play soccer verse the Kelloggsville Rockets. The […]

MS Eagles take down Falcons

On a hot, humid fall afternoon the Eagle MS soccer team headed south to face Allendale Wednesday. The muggy conditions prompted the referees and Falcon AD to switch to four 15 minute periods rather than the customary 30 minute halves. The Eagles adjusted well to the change winning or tying each period. In the first, […]

MS Eagles Fall to Lee Rebels

The 22 member MS Soccer Team traveled to Wyoming to face the Lee Rebels on Monday. With four 8th graders, eleven 7th graders, and seven 6th graders, the Eagle roster is younger than most of our JH opposition, and it showed against the 8th grade dominant Rebels. Lee jumped out to a big lead in […]

Eagles Tame Mustangs in MS Soccer

The Kent City soccer pitch featured a MS/Varsity doubleheader Wednesday. The MS team faced the Mustangs from NorthPointe Christian in the early match with the varsity squaring off against the Grant Tigers. ¬†Enthusiastic fan support made for a great atmosphere for both matches. The MS Boys started slowly with much of the action falling between […]

Tough Matchup for MS Soccer

The MS Eagles faced off against Godwin Heights in soccer action Monday afternoon. Godwin proved to be a challenging foe as their speed across the frontline gave the Eagle defense fits and a 5-0 deficit at the half. In the second, ¬†Dylan Schutt and Alfredo Bolanos along with keeper Refugio Benavides tightened up the defense […]

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