Galaxy forward Matthew Mick kicks the ball but is met by the Bullet goalie in the opening quarter of Saturday's game. The two 8U Boys teams squared off at Youth Sports Inc.
8U Galaxy Matthew Mick, center, kicks the ball upfield as he battles with a Bullet defender Saturday at Youth Sports Inc.
Kiwi Force goalie Alex Ewy makes the stop against the Soccer Cheetahs during the 10U Club league game on Saturday at Youth Sports Inc.
Liam Van Hoesen launches the ball with a high kick shortly after his game. Van Hoesen and the Soccer Stars battled the Sharks in the 6U Boys-B division Saturday at Youth Sports Inc.
Terrapin Nick Jaimez launches the jump shot against the Yellow Jackets on April 10 at the East Lawrence Center. The Terrapins won the game 39-22. Jaimez is one of many jumior high basketball players playing in the spring Hoopster junior high league.
Terrapin Justin Ballock elevates to lay the ball in for two points April 10 during their 39-22 victory over the Yellow Jackets at the East Lawrence Center.
KSA Fury coach Mark Francis demonstrates a ball handling drill for his team. The Fury practice at available soccer fields around Lawrence. They then travel for their game, which mostly take place at Heritage Soccer Park in Olathe.
Soccer Stars forward Leah Gabler maneuvers around two Fireballs defenders during the second half. Gabler scored one of the Stars goals in the 2-1 victory against the Fireballs.
Sharks forward Austin Quick tries to move around two Soccer Stars defenders. The two teams battled in the 6U Boys-B division Saturday at Youth Sports Inc.
Fireballs forward Kylie Cobb kicks the ball over the Soccer Stars' Alexa Smith and one of her Fireballs teammates. The Fireballs lost against the Soccer Stars, 2-1, Saturday at Youth Sports Inc.
KSA Fury player Taylor Akagi stretches before a practice Thursday afternoon. The Fury plays various teams from around the Kansas City and Topeka area. The is the Fury's secon season after finishing in first place in the fall season.
Amanda Howard signs a letter of intent to cheer at Kansas Wesleyan University on Friday at her gym, G-Force Athletics.
Bullet coach Shannon Oury directs her team on the field. In the 8U division of Kaw Valley Soccer coaches can be present on the field during a game.
Adriana Jadlow aims for a goal from between three Soccer Stars defenders. Jadlow and the Fireballs fell, 2-1, against the Stars.
11U Kaw Valley Force Jeffrey Mekus battles against three BV Stars Arsenal defenders April 9 at the Kaw Valley Cup. The Force went on to win the match 4-0, and took second place in the tournament.
Soccer Stars players Lyria Gansop and Gabriel Clark guard the goal during a break in the action Saturday at Youth Sports Inc. The Soccer Stars played against the Sharks in 6U Boys-B action.
Terrapin Sebastian Bonner lays the ball in for two of his team's 39 points against the Yellow Jackets on April 10. The spring Hoopster junior high league runs for six weeks on Monday nights at the East Lawrence Center.
Yellow Jacket Josh Hill dribbles to the baseline but is met by Terrapin defender Kirk Resseguie April 10 at the East Lawrence Center. The Yellow Jackets and Terrapins kepts it close in the first half before the Terrapins began to pull away for the 39-22 victory.
Yellow Jacket Chris Wildgen dribbles to the basket against the Terrapins on April 10 at the East Lawrence Center. The Terrapins won 39-22 in the first game of the spring Hoopster junior high season.
Space Monkey Anthony Rosen and his teammates mark up on the Ottawa United corner kick Saturday at Youth Sports Inc.
Adriana Jadlow pushes the ball upfield during a 10U girls game Saturday. The Fireballs los against the Soccer Stars, 2-1.