Articles from June 2013
A 2-1 win on Saturday against Twin Cities BK closes the Menace's June schedule. Next up: Four must-win games in July.
The East girls got past the West in a PK shootout; the East boys rolled to a 7-2 triumph. The Menace hosted the all-star games as part of a Saturday tripleheader.
The Menace hosts Twin Cities BK in a Saturday-night exhibition. It's a full day at Valley Stadium, with a blood drive in the morning and the Iowa high school all-star games in the afternoon.
The Menace women went 0-2-1 in the National Women's Open Cup, played June 25-27 in Overland Park, Kan.
Organized by the Iowa High School Soccer Coaches Association, the boys and girls East-West Cup matches will be played at Valley Stadium on Saturday. A Menace PDL exhibition caps off the tripleheader.
Versatile weapon Jamie Vollmer showsoff his energetic personality in this week's Player Spotlight.
It's a big week for the Menace ladies, who play Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the National Women's Open Cup. Overland Park (Kan.) Soccer Complex is the site of this national tournament.
Nico Wright's header goal in the 81st minute broke the Menace's slump in a 1-0 win over Kansas City on Saturday.
Lindsey Bardole's goal (pictured) was the Menace's only score in a 2-1 loss to Quad City on Saturday.
In their final home action, the Menace ladies host the Quad City Eagles on Saturday.
Looking to get back to its winning ways, the Des Moines Menace welcomes the Kansas City Brass for a Saturday-night matchup.
Exhibition hero Tori VonMende displays her enjoyable outlook during this week's women's Player Spotlight.
LifeServe Blood Center, the Des Moines Menace, and Megan’s Legacy are teaming up to save lives. Here's your chance to give blood and show your Menace spirit.
Defensive-staple Taylor Diem displays his entertaining view on life in this weeks Player Spotlight.
We welcome more than 200 elite U13-U19 boys and girls teams from across the Midwest. The US Youth Soccer Regional Championships go from Saturday through Wednesday.
The Thunder Bay Chill defeated the Menace, 2-0, on Saturday (June 15), to sweep the season series with a trio of wins.
Tori VonMende netted the game-winner in the 86th minute, lifting the Menace past the Iowa Rush, 2-1, on Saturday (June 15).
The Menace looks to bounce back on Saturday (June 15), in a rematch of Friday's loss to Thunder Bay.
The Menace women take a break from league play, hosting a Saturday exhibition on Blackout Night.
Congratulations to the Menace Academy U13 boys, who are head coach Tomas Boltnar's second State Cup championship team of the year.
Thunder Bay, the Heartland Division front-runner, is in town for a pivotal doubleheader. Friday is Bobblehead Night; Saturday is Blackout Night.
Get to know Shadow Sebele, who came to play all the way from Zimbabwe, in this week's Player Spotlight!
Late-game hero Katie Hurd shows us why she is who she is in this week's Player Spotlight.
The Menace is back at it for a Friday-Saturday doubledip with Thunder Bay, and the first 1,000 fans through the gates on Friday get Maniac bobblehead.
In a seven-goal turnaround, the Menace grounded the Kansas City Shock, 4-0, on Sunday (June 9) at scenic Teamwork Acres.
Springfield's Eric Martin scored in the 86th minute on Saturday (June 8), giving his team its first win on the Menace's home turf.
Katie Hurd (pictured) was the hero in the Menace's first WPSL win. Her game-winner came in the 90th minute, lifting the team past Madison.
Prepare to meet homegrown goalkeeper Andrea Swanson, our first women's spotlight of the season.
After six straight matches on the road, the Menace plays five straight at home, starting Saturday (June 8) against Springfield.
The Menace preps for its first WPSL home games, on Saturday (June 8) at Valley Stadium and on Sunday (June 9) at Teamwork Acres.
Get to know team-driven forward Chris Harmon, our first player spotlight of the season.
Nico Wright (pictured) got the scoring started, and the Menace cruised to a 5-1 win at Kansas City on Wednesday (June 5).
Children of all abilities are invited to join us for Menace Camp -- the chance to learn the game from members of Iowa's premier men's and women's soccer teams. Save $10 when you sign up by Friday!
A trip to Kansas City on Wednesday (June 5) is the final match in a six-match streak of away games for the Menace, which plays at home the next four weekends.
The Menace's next home action is Saturday, June 8 -- a men's-women's doubleheader on Youth Soccer Night. Find out how players, coaches and referees receive FREE admission on this fun night.
The Chill downed the Menace on Saturday (June 1), extending to seven its home unbeatern streak in the rivals' series.