The Menace defeated arch-rival Thunder Bay on Saturday (June 27) to grab the top spot in the PDL Heartland Division.
In the 2015 Iowa East-West All-Star Cups on Saturday (June 27) at Valley Stadium, the West girls (6-1) and the East boys (2-0) finished on top.
With a 3-1 win over Springfield on Friday, the Menace secured the Kum & Go Kup and set up a Saturday battle with Thunder Bay for first place in the PDL Heartland Division.
The Menace hosts Springfield and Thunder Bay in a pivotal Friday-Saturday doubleheader.
On Friday and Saturday (June 26-27) Menace faces the top teams in the WPSL Midwest-Central Division.
Iowa's boys and girls all-stars will take center stage at Valley Stadium this Saturday, ahead of the Menace's PDL showdown with Thunder Bay.
With a 4-0 road win on Sunday (June 21), the Menace improved to 12-0-1 all-time against WSA Winnipeg. The third-place Menace plays key home matches on Friday and Saturday.
The Thunder Bay Chill downed the Menace on Friday (June 19) in the first half of Des Moines' 2015 Canadian tour.
Wrapping up a four-match road swing, the Menace plays at Thunder Bay on Friday and at Winnipeg on Sunday.
The Menace women tied Kansas City on Sunday (June 14) in Olathe, Kan., in a carbon copy of the teams' May 30 meeting at Valley Stadium. Photo credit: @KCCourageSoccer
Redemption came in decisive fashion for the Menace on Saturday (June 13) at Cownie Soccer Park. The teams did all of the scoring in the second half.
The Menace got back on track with a decisive win at St. Louis on Saturday (June 13). With goals in back-to-back minutes, Vince Cicciarelli led the scoring.
In a matchup between the Heartland Dvision's top two teams from a year ago, the Menace battles rival St. Louis on Saturday (June 13) at 5 p.m.
Cownie Soccer Park is the site of an instate showdown on Saturday (June 13) between the Menace and the Quad City Eagles.
This story and video feature goalkeeper Karen Norden, who is excited to see her native Sweden face the U.S. in the World Cup.
Chicago Fire U23 made good on a pair of penalty kicks on Tuesday (June 9), handing the Menace its first regular-season loss in nearly a year.
Menace head coach Mike Matkovich faces his former team, Chicago Fire U23, in a Tuesday-morning clash at Toyota Park.
Cody Lofgren and Ben Maurey scored for the Menace in an exhibition win on Saturday (June 6).
The Chicago Red Stars Reserves continued their dominance of the Des Moines Menace women, winning 4-0 at Valley Stadium on Saturday (June 6).
In the teams' last home action until a June 26-27 doubleheader, the Menace hosts Muskegon on Saturday.
As the FIFA Women's World Cup kicks off in Canada, we've asked the Menace women to predict who will win it all on July 5.
Des Moines is looking for its first win against Chicago, a year after the Red Stars Reserves swept the Menace and claimed the division crown. The teams meet Saturday at Valley Stadium.
This week, we shine the spotlight on the Menace's bearded center back from Ankeny.