Chris Hellman (pictured) is a member of the 2014 All-Premier Development League Team, and he is joined by Ralphie Lundy on the All-Central Conference Team.
Michigan struck with a pair of early goals in the PDL Central Conference Championship, eliminating the Menace from the playoffs on Saturday (July 26) at Valley Stadium.
Goalkeeper Paul Blanchette and captain Brandon Fricke rose to the occasion, and the Menace goes on to Saturday's PDL Central Conference championship -- 7:30 p.m. against Michigan.
Dzenan Catic (pictured), the PDL's goals leader, delivered goals 90 minutes apart, helping Michigan down St. Louis in the PDL Playoffs on Friday (July 25).
The playoffs are coming to Valley Stadium! Here are some details to help you prepare for postseason excitement.
The Menace faces K-W United FC at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, right after a 4:30 match between the Michigan Bucks and the St. Louis Lions. The semifinal winners battle on Saturday at 7:30.
Add Grant Bell (pictured, 24) and Michael Semenza to a long list (seven) of Menace players who have received weekly honors.
Check out this video and vote for your favorite goal of these five finalists.
The Menace heads into the PDL Playoffs next weekend with a 12-1-1 record -- tops in the 64-team Premier Development League. Des Moines beat WSA Winnipeg, 2-0, Saturday to clinch the title.
Goals came from five players, including four who scored for the first time in a Menace uniform, as the team won Friday (July 18) to stay in contention for the league's regular-season title.
The Menace hosts WSA for a Friday-Saturday doubleheader, knowing the team can clinch the league's regular-season title with a pair of wins.
The Central Conference championship weekend is coming to Valley Stadium!
Fireworks on Friday + Fan Appreciation Night on Saturday = 2 fun games to support the 2014 PDL Heartland Division champs. Cheer on the Menace against WSA Winnipeg!
Mueng Sunday scored the lone goal Tuesday (July 15) at Springfield in a win that clinched the conference crown and kept alive the Menace's hopes for a PDL regular-season title.
Aiming on the league's regular-season crown, the Menace plays at Springfield on Tuesday (July 15) and wraps up the schedule with a Friday-Saturday home doubleheader with WSA Winnipeg.
The Menace earned the division title with a 1-1 draw against the St. Louis Lions on Saturday (July 12).
The Menace's 2-0 win over Fire and Ice SC on Saturday (July 12)closed a 7-3-0 season that ended on four-match win streak.
The Menace finishes the season on Saturday (July 12), hosting Fire and Ice SC.
The Menace can seal the PDL Heartland Division championship with a win or a tie on Saturday (July 12), when the St. Louis Lions visit Valley Stadium for a much-anticipated matchup.
Everyone is invited to the Des Moines Social Club to watch this Sunday's World Cup Final. Join Menace players and staff for this fun, outdoor event in the DMSC's courtyard.
Who will win it all? Watch this video of the Menace's soccer-tennis tournament to find out. You heard it here first, soccer fans of the universe.
The Menace won 2-1 at Kansas City on Wednesday, setting up a battle for second place. On a three-match win streak, the team hosts its final 2014 match on Saturday against Fire and Ice SC.
The Menace plays its final road match on Wednesday (July 9) at Kansas City, looking to secure a winning record.
The Menace can clinch the PDL Heartland Division title at home this Saturday (July 12). The team is 9-1-0 after completing a weekend sweep at Winnipeg on Sunday (July 6).
A 2-0 win in Winnipeg on Saturday (July 5) clinched a PDL playoff berth for the 8-1-0 Menace.
Congratulations to scoring leader Chris Hellmann on earning the league's top weekly honor!
A postseason spot is within reach for the Menace, as the team travels to Winnipeg for a Saturday-Sunday doubleheader.
After our mascot missed the mark with his World Cup prediction, it was back to the drawing board. In this video, the Menace's players step in to help.