The Menace heads to Kokomo for a Friday-Saturday doubleheader, hoping to rebound from Tuesday's loss at Chicago.
Leigh Veidman's four-goal performance on June 24 has earned the Menace captain a spot on the PDL Team of the Week.
The Chicago Fire dealt the Menace its first loss of the PDL season, 1-0 on Tuesday morning (June 28).
Entering a Tuesday-morning battle of the Heartland Division frontrunners, the Menace knows a win at Chicago would clinch a spot in the PDL Playoffs.
Tommy Barlow's hat trick led the Menace's scoring brigade on Saturday (June 25) at Valley Stadium.
Danielle Puddefoot scored a hat trick, Nicole Pearson had a brace, and the Menace cruised on Saturday (June 25).
Goalkeeping heroics by co-MVPs Hayley Krogh and Jenna Stremlow helped the shorthanded East all-stars win on Saturday (June 25).
Leigh Veidman and the Menace rolled to a 7-0 rout of WSA Winnipeg on Friday.
Whitney Sharpe and Sarah Brandt each scored twice in the first half of a 5-0 win over WSA on Friday (June 24).
The Menace and WSA Winnipeg collide in a Friday-Saturday double-dip that features teams at the top and the bottom of the Heartland Division table.
In their only home action between June 4 and July 9, the Menace ladies welcome a Canadian club as part of a pentaheader weekend at Valley Stadium.
The all-star action continues this Saturday (June 25) at Valley Stadium, with the state's top girls players taking center stage before the Menace women and men take the field.
Des Moines is 6-0-1 following Saturday's home victory over St. Louis. Next up: a home Friday-Saturday doubleheader with WSA Winnipeg.
With all of its goals coming from southwest-Iowa representatives, the West won the boys' East-West All-Star Cup on Saturday.
Streaks are on the line Saturday for the Menace, which is unbeaten in 14 straight league matches and 17 straight home matches.
Lindsay Stoner shares an intern's perspective of travelling with the Menace to Canada and back.
Congratulations to Menace captain Leigh Veidman, who has scored in three staight matches to earn weekly honors from the league.
A 6-0 win at WSA Winnipeg on June 14 finished the Menace's three-game Canadian journey in style. The team's in first place heading into a three-game homestand that opens Saturday.
The Menace hosts the Iowa High School all-star games the next two Saturdays, with the boys on June 18 and the girls on June 25. Here are the boys' details, including rosters.
A behind-the-scenes look at travelling with the team, courtesy Menace intern Lindsay Stoner...
For the first time in a decade, the Menace has swept the host Thunder Bay Chill in a doubleader. Des Moines won 2-1 on Saturday (June 11).
Camila Parra and Danielle Puddefoot each scored twice in the Menace's victory at Minnesota on Saturday (June 11).
The Menace spoiled Thunder Bay's home opener, which ended as an 11v9 match. Leigh Veidman and Tommy Barlow provided the goals.
With aspirations of running their record to 3-0-0, the Menace ladies face the Minnesota TwinStars on Saturday (June 11).
The Menace swings through Thunder Bay for a Friday-Saturday doubleheader then on to Winnipeg for a Tuesday tilt. The team's upcoming home slate in June 18, 24 and 25.
Saturday night's scoreless draw extends the Menace's streak of 17 straight home, regular-season matches without a loss.
A 4-0 victory over KC -- the 25th in the Menace ladies' history -- gives Des Moines a 2-0-0 start to their fifth season.
In a matchup of teams with 2-0-0 records, the Menace welcomes PDL newcomer Kokomo (Ind.) Mantis FC to Valley Stadium on Youth Soccer Night this Saturday.
The Menace clashes with the Kansas City Courage on Saturday (June 4) in a matchup of teams that were evenly matched in a pair of ties last season.
Congratulations to Menace goalkeeper Nico Campbell on this weekly honor from the Premier Development League.
Despite a goal from Christian Flath (center), the Menace's bid for a fourth-round U.S. Open Cup match with the Houston Dynamo fell short in a 2-1 home loss on Wednesday.