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Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Vanderbilt K Fuller becomes first woman to play in NCAA’s Power 5 football conference

Soccer goalie joined gridiron team after kicker shortage due to COVID-19

 

FILE - In this March 26, 2006 file photo, former soccer player Diego Maradona smokes a cigar as he watches Argentina’s first division soccer match between Boca Juniors and River Plate in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, died from a heart attack on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 60. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

Maradona struggled with substance use and doping accusations throughout his career

 

Members of Chilliwack FC’s premier women’s team put this patch on their jersey to recognize the LGBTQI2S+ and BIPOC communities. (Submitted photo)

B.C. women’s soccer team penalized by club for putting LGBTQI2S+ patch on jerseys

The Chilliwack FC board didn’t approve patches recognizing the LGBTQI2S+ and BIPOC communities

 

Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Leonard Owusu reacts after missing a shot on goal as Seattle Sounders defender Shane O’Neill, left, watches during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Seattle Sounders blank Whitecaps 3-0 at MLS is Back Tournament

MLS champs cruise past depleted Vancouver squad

Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Leonard Owusu reacts after missing a shot on goal as Seattle Sounders defender Shane O’Neill, left, watches during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Vancouver Whitecaps players including Patrick Metcalfe (centre) work out in a gym in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on Monday, July 13, 2020. Vancouver’s wait ended at the MLS is Back Tournament against the San Jose Earthquakes on July 15. Vancouver, the last team to see action, was originally slated to open July 9 against FC Dallas but the game was scrapped when Dallas withdrew due to a rash of COVID-19 positive tests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-MLS Mandatory Credit

Whitecaps fall 4-3 to Earthquakes at MLS is Back tournament

Vancouver side gives up 2-0 and 3-1 leads in wild tilt against San Jose

Vancouver Whitecaps players including Patrick Metcalfe (centre) work out in a gym in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on Monday, July 13, 2020. Vancouver’s wait ended at the MLS is Back Tournament against the San Jose Earthquakes on July 15. Vancouver, the last team to see action, was originally slated to open July 9 against FC Dallas but the game was scrapped when Dallas withdrew due to a rash of COVID-19 positive tests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-MLS Mandatory Credit
The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)

B.C.’s Pacwest conference cancels all fall sports

Men’s and women’s soccer, golf, volleyball and basketball will not compete until 2021

The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)
Vancouver Whitecaps defender Jasser Khmiri, left, battles LA Galaxy forward Javier Hernandez, right, for a header during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Carson, Calif., Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Vancouver Whitecaps defender Jasser Khmiri, left, battles LA Galaxy forward Javier Hernandez, right, for a header during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Carson, Calif., Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Vancouver Whitecaps’ David Milinkovic, back left, and Sporting Kansas City’s Graham Zusi vie for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Whitecaps’ David Milinkovic, back left, and Sporting Kansas City’s Graham Zusi vie for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
VIDEO: Canada’s Christine Sinclair breaks world scoring record with goal No. 185

VIDEO: Canada’s Christine Sinclair breaks world scoring record with goal No. 185

The 36-year-old from Burnaby, B.C., was playing in her 290th career game for Canada

VIDEO: Canada’s Christine Sinclair breaks world scoring record with goal No. 185
Captain, all-star, MVP, and all about the team

Captain, all-star, MVP, and all about the team

Brittanne O’Connor’s drive to create Prince Rupert’s own women’s team has led to success and inspiration

Captain, all-star, MVP, and all about the team
Nathan Rochon talks after a 10-0 win over Nisga’a United in the Davis Cup in Terrace. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Coach Conversations: Nathan Rochon

Head coach of PRFC has helped guide team to most successful season ever

Nathan Rochon talks after a 10-0 win over Nisga’a United in the Davis Cup in Terrace. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Vern Barker was instrumental in bringing organized soccer back to Prince Rupert in 2011. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Soccer saves: Vern Barker sees the sport as a way to better lives

Revitalization of soccer and more in Prince Rupert helped by Barker’s efforts

Vern Barker was instrumental in bringing organized soccer back to Prince Rupert in 2011. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert FC took on Smithers in their opening game of the Davis Cup in Terrace, narrowly falling on a penalty shot. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Pair of Prince Rupert sides compete at Davis Cup

Prince Rupert FC men’s team and Kaien Island FC unable to break through in Terrace

Prince Rupert FC took on Smithers in their opening game of the Davis Cup in Terrace, narrowly falling on a penalty shot. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Reagan Pomponio of the Prince Rupert Women’s Football Club dribbles past Nisga’a United defenders during Davis Cup action in Terrace on Saturday. PRFC went on to defeat Nisga’a United 10-0. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Third place for Prince Rupert women at Davis Cup

PRFC wins trio of games, but bested by rival Terrace Providers

Reagan Pomponio of the Prince Rupert Women’s Football Club dribbles past Nisga’a United defenders during Davis Cup action in Terrace on Saturday. PRFC went on to defeat Nisga’a United 10-0. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
The women’s Prince Rupert Football Club took on Nisga’a United in the Davis Cup on Saturday afternoon in Terrace. PRFC came out on top to advance to the next round of the tournament. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

PRFC women score Saturday afternoon soccer victory

Prince Rupert side rebounds from earlier loss to sail into Sunday’s action

The women’s Prince Rupert Football Club took on Nisga’a United in the Davis Cup on Saturday afternoon in Terrace. PRFC came out on top to advance to the next round of the tournament. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
PRFC women won their third tournament in a row at the Haisla Annual Soccer Tournament in Kitimat. (Gerry Leibel / The Northern Sentinel)

Davis Cup soccer tournament gets underway

Trio of Prince Rupert sides taking part in the Riverboat Days action

PRFC women won their third tournament in a row at the Haisla Annual Soccer Tournament in Kitimat. (Gerry Leibel / The Northern Sentinel)
The Vancouver Whitecaps youth camp is in Prince Rupert from July 29 to August 2. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Whitecaps week in Prince Rupert

Youth soccer summer camp sees its biggest turnout ever

The Vancouver Whitecaps youth camp is in Prince Rupert from July 29 to August 2. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Coach Steve Latham teaches a class of 9-15 year olds at the GoalGetters soccer camp. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

GoalGetters summer soccer camp rolls into Prince Rupert

John Sneddon is back at the helm for another installment of the popular camp

Coach Steve Latham teaches a class of 9-15 year olds at the GoalGetters soccer camp. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
PRFC women won their third tournament in a row at the Haisla Annual Soccer Tournament 2019 in Kitimat. (Gerry Leibel)
PRFC women won their third tournament in a row at the Haisla Annual Soccer Tournament 2019 in Kitimat. (Gerry Leibel)
The women’s PRFC team wins first tournament ever in Kitwanga (Karen Cruz)                                The women’s PRFC team wins first tournament ever in Kitwanga, May 2019. (photo courtesy of Karen Cruz)
The women’s PRFC team wins first tournament ever in Kitwanga (Karen Cruz)                                The women’s PRFC team wins first tournament ever in Kitwanga, May 2019. (photo courtesy of Karen Cruz)