Ben Brackett's Menace career began at age 15, when he suited up as "Maniac" at home games. It continued with three seasons playing for the Menace's PDL team.
Join us as we revisit these spotlights of head coach Justin Vorster and the Menace women.
This season, we had fun getting to know Menace players and coaches with this new series.
The 2017 Menace experienced its ups and its downs. Here's a review of a season that finished on the upswing of the team's fourth straight trip to the PDL playoffs.
Reflecting on his third season as Menace head coach, Justin Vorster said 2017 was marked by team chemistry. Here's the season in a nut shell.
Due to low demand, the Menace has canceled our plans for the Sept. 24 trip to the MLS match between Sporting KC and the LA Galaxy.
Congratulations to Menace defenders Brandon Fricke (left) and Lucas Stauffer (right) on making the 2017 Premier Development Leagu All-Central Conference Team.
We continue this series by hanging out with J.R., who was born and raised Brazil and has been part of the central Iowa soccer scene for more than 25 years.
Boys and girls, ages 7-19, are invited to join top-level training sessions with professional coaches from the English Premier League club.
One night after the Menace's 2-0 upset of host Michigan, Des Moines' postseason run halted with a 2-0 loss to Thunder Bay in the PDL Central Conference final on July 22.