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Girls Soccer’s Interesting Week

Wow, what an Interesting week!  Winning streak ended, team marched in Homecoming Parade, started a new winning streak and the tournament draw. Hardly had time for the team dinner. Tuesday, Pickerington North was able to best your Purple Footies. A hard played contest but in the end PN took home the win. Wednesday high stepping […]

Girls Soccer: Raiders Dim The Stars 7-0

A Saturday night on the town, actually Centennial High School was the location for all the festivities. Your Purple Footies versus the Stars in a twilight match. Nobody wanted to miss watching the big Virginia Tech – Clemson game on TV.  If there was one item the Raiders had focused practice on it was possession […]

Girls Soccer: Pickerington Central Bops Raiders 2-0

As the opening curtain dew back, the Raiders believed the match would feature two fairly evenly matched teams. Confidence was high, most likely on both benches, as Pickerington Central Tigers and Raiders sough an improvement to their season records. The starting lineup taking the pitch and pictured, found Ry Buck, Caitlyn McKean, Isa Fuentes, Alyssa […]

Girls Soccer Plays In Breast Cancer Awareness Game

The night was full of promise, as the Raiders headed off to Grove City for a match with the Greyhounds. It was Grove City’s breast cancer awareness night and the home squad was wearing their pink shirts. The Greyhounds also showed up with 11 senior players, an experience squad but that did not daunt the […]

Girls Soccer: Raiders Fall to UA

                                            All I Had I start out on an eighty-minute lightening fast pace six mile run. I sprint hard and push, jump and slide to stop and start shots on goal. My ankle is […]

Girls Soccer: RHS 0 – Gahanna Lincoln 3

Another hard fought match and again the Purple Footies were not exulting with the result. The number two team in the region came calling and brought some rain with them. Every time the Golden Lions and the Riders clash the matches are stout affairs. The Raiders expected a very good Lion defense and plenty of […]

Girls Soccer: Raiders 4 – Worthington Kilbourne 1

The Purple Footies headed off to Hard Road for a match with Worthington Kilbourne’s Wolves. The Wolves where ready for a scrap. Each team is trying to establish a winning season and every game with in reach is important. Your Footies had spent cerebral time watching film and going over our best plays so we […]

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Ode to Girls Junior Varsity Soccer Team

The Junior Varsity asked Summit Rocky Fields where their Ode or Sonnet was. Here is the response sent to Harry Head. Ode to the Junior Varsity Girls Soccer Team Some of us yearn to be better, some just want to be part of the beautiful game, a few just want gym credit but we all […]

Girls Soccer: Raiders 1 New Albany 5

The early evening held great promise, clear sky and a nice chill holding down on sweat. The Purple Footies believed themselves ready. The starting line up presented included Ryanne Buck, Caitlyn McKean, Alyssa Shiffman, Isa Fuentes, Cassidy Collins, Kendall Craiglow, Polly Antrim, Julia Bazley, Alexis Langwasser, Shayna Newsom and keeper Alissa Richmond. The team watched […]

Girls Soccer: Raiders 0 and Watkins Memorial 1

Cold rain greeted the Raiders on Livingston turf. Up went the purple tent but little rain was stopped. Just one of those day. The starting line up presented include Ryanne Buck, Caitlyn McKean, Alyssa Shiffman, Isa Fuentes, Cassidy Collins, Kendall Craiglow, Emily Snedegar, Julia Bazley, Alexis Langwasser, Shayna Newsom and keeper Alexis Sheffield. The Watkins […]

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