Dynamo Are Denied by Grand Rapids

The Dayton Dynamo hosted Grand Rapids FC at Welcome Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The teams battled each other and a punishing heat, and Grand Rapids emerged as the ultimate 1-0 victor. A 19th minute goal from Scott Doney was all the visitors would need to prevent the Dynamo from running their home unbeaten streak to three matches…

Rochester 1-1 Erie Commodores: Riverdogz Earn First Point at Home

While the Riverdogz earned their first result at home, the team settled for a draw from a winning position against Erie Commodores. Rochester came into Friday night’s contest holding a 1-3-1 record, but had suffered 2-1 losses in each of their previous home games. Erie traveled up to Western New York with a 1-2-1 record…

Dayton Dynamo Notch First Victory of NPSL Season

Dayton Dynamo earned a much-needed 2-0 victory over Kalamazoo FC in front of a home crowd at Welcome Stadium on Friday evening. Dayton had lost four consecutive NPSL contests to start the season, including a 1-3 defeat at the hands of Kalamazoo the previous week. The Dynamo flipped the script thanks to two goals from…

Rochester 1-2 AFC Cleveland: River Dogz Drop Home Opener

A large crowd showed up on the campus of SUNY Brockport to watch Rochester River Dogz FC host AFC Cleveland on Friday night. The excitement before kick-off was palpable with family, friends, and soccer fans mingling between area food trucks and the performing Downbeat Percussion drum line. AFC Cleveland, who won the Great Lakes Conference…

FC Cincinnati Victorious in First US Open Cup Match

In its maiden journey across the US soccer landscape, FC Cincinnati has continued to check off one landmark accomplishment after another. Wednesday night’s 2-1 triumph over Indy Eleven NPSL was among those significant achievements. It was the team’s first victory in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, the 103-year-old soccer knockout style soccer tournament into which any club sanctioned…

Successful Home Opening Weekend for Dynamo

Soccer fans in the Gem City waited more than two decades to watch the Dayton Dynamo in action. The wait ended last weekend when the new incarnation of the team hosted Lansing United and Detroit City FC in the National Premier Soccer League regular season. Despite finishing on the wrong side of the scoreline in both…

Rochester River Dogz FC Unveiled Jerseys, Mascot, and Club Mission

A soccer team with a focus on and an appeal to community; that’s how the newest club in the Rochester area is introducing itself. Rochester River Dogz FC rolled out their brand on November 30, 2015 to more head-scratching than applause. Since that point, though, the club has made a series of smart moves, most notably publishing a…

Rochester River DogZ FC Forges Ahead Towards its NPSL Debut

Joining the reigning USL champions Rochester Rhinos, a new team formed by a handful of locals will be playing in the amateur National Premier Soccer League. Rochester River DogZ FC certainly made an impression on social media when the team’s name was almost universally mocked. While the name may still prompt a chuckle here or…

Dayton Dynamo Look to Add Talent through Tryouts

  Much remains to be accomplished before the Dayton Dynamo begin the NPSL season on May 7, including the construction of a roster. To that end, the Dynamo held an invitational tryout at Dayton Center Courts on Saturday. Locally scouted players combined with those who impressed at a previous open tryout for an opportunity at a…

Dayton Dynamo Schedule Released

The National Premier Soccer League schedule was released on Friday morning, enabling Dayton Dynamo fans their first opportunity to circle dates on their calendars. It is also the first chance for those fans to see the competition that the transplanted franchise will face in 2016. The Dynamo will be competing in the Great Lakes West division of…