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U.S. Secures A 2-2 Tie On Mexico’s Own-Goal Mistakes Cost Each Side Dearly In World Cup Qualifying Match

USA’s John Harkes, left, and Alberto Coyote of Mexico head the ball during the first half. Photo by Associated Press


Shadow To Kick Off New Season With High Hopes First-Year Coach To Guide Usisl Premier League North Division Defending Champions

The 1997 edition of the Spokane Shadow has some big shoes to fill, so they’re going to do it with a lot of shoes. For their third season, the second …


Miscellany

Jamaica’s Steve Malcolm flies after the ball as Mexico’s Carlos Hermosillo tries to block him during their World Cup qualifier. Photo by Associated Press


Costa Rica Beats U.S. Both Will Make World Cup Field, Confident American Coach Says

Roy Lassiter, left, and teammate Claudio Reyna celebrate Lassiter’s second-half goal for the United States. Photo by Associated Press


Miscellany

At least 12 English fans were treated for injuries in Porto, Portugal, some apparently caused by rubber bullets, after the European Champions Cup game between Manchester United of England and …


U.S. Claims World Cup Qualifier Yanks End Long Losing Streak With 3-0 Triumph Over Canada

No need to panic. The United States remained on track to qualify for its third straight World Cup. “I think you’ll see a more cohesive unit next week because we …


Usa Ties Jamaica

Under a scorching sun and with reggae drums pounding in the stands, the United States tied Jamaica 0-0 to begin its final qualifying round for the 1998 World Cup. The …


Shadow Opens Season April 26

The Spokane Shadow will open defense of its USISL Premier League Northern Division championship April 26 against the Okanogan Challenge at Joe Albi Stadium. The season opener, which kicks off …


Mexico Boots Americans

Alberto Garcia Aspe scored in the second half and assisted on Zague’s first-half goal as Mexico beat the United States 2-0 in a U.S. Cup ‘97 match in the Rose …


U.S. Has Cup Spot In Sights

Three games and three victories, with not a goal allowed. The United States couldn’t be in better shape.


Fans Attack Goalie

Goalie Ricardo Pinto of Atletico-Parana was hospitalized with a brain injury after being attacked by rival Fluminense fans in a first-division game Sunday, a team doctor said. Enraged fans stormed …


Victorious U.S. Home Alone Yanks Triumph In Nation’s Capital, But Guatemalans Dominate Crowd

Guatemala’s Julio Hurtarte Rodas (14) and John Harkes of the U.S. make a soccer-ball sandwich in a World Cup qualifying game. Photo by Associated Press


Sounders Win Title

Forward Joey Leonetti scored twice from four yards late in the second half as the Seattle Sounders won their second straight A-League title Sunday by defeating the Rochester Raging Rhinos …


Israel Trips Bulgaria

Israel upset 1994 semifinalist Bulgaria 2-1 in qualification for the ‘98 World Cup while England cruised 3-0 past Moldova. In another qualifying game, Russia overpowered Cyprus 4-0 to top Group …


Miscellany

Tony Jarrett upstaged Olympic champion Allen Johnson and world record-holder Colin Jackson by winning the 110-meter hurdles race in 13.32 seconds at Crystal Palace in London. Four El Dorado, Kan., …


Shadow Battle Yakima For Postseason Positioning

The Spokane Shadow will take on the Yakima Reds Friday at 7 p.m. at Spokane Falls Community College. The Shadow will be battling to remain in first place in the …


Shadow Use Heads, Shoot Down Top Guns

Hand it to the Spokane Shadow. They really know how to hold a crowd. For at least the fifth time this season - and team officials suspect the number is …


Hammers Nail Shadow Put End To Spokane’s Winning Streak With 3-1 Victory

Craig Waibel, right, and the Shadow have their 10-game winning streak snapped by the Hammers on Saturday night. Photo by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review


Berto’s Goals Push Shadow Streak To Nine

Dave Berto scored twice and Zane Higgins played setup man again as the Spokane Shadow ran their USISL win streak to nine Friday by overpowering the Fontana Falcons 5-2 in …


Martinson Scores Twice As Shadow Down Cascade

Comeback victories are becoming routine for the Spokane Shadow. For the second straight day, the Shadow rallied from behind, winning 2-1 at Cascade in a USISL soccer match on Saturday.


U.S. In Title Game

Keith O’Neill scored twice in the first 33 minutes and Ireland dominated Bolivia 3-0, leaving today’s United States-Mexico game to decide the winner of exhibition U.S. Cup ‘96. The victory …


Shadow Grabs Fifth Straight Win

The Spokane Shadow soccer team picked up its fifth consecutive win Saturday night by defeating the Fontana (Calif.) Falcons 4-1 at Spokane Falls Community College. The Shadow (6-1, 8-2 overall) …


Shadow Bounce Back, Give Bigfoot A Swift Kick

John Nagel kicked the post and then the Shadow kicked the Bigfoot. The Spokane Shadow rallied from two goals down to defeat the Everett Bigfoot 3-2 in a game between …


Late Charge Keys Shadow Romp

More than halfway through Saturday’s match, the Spokane Shadow trailed 1-0 and appeared to have nothing cooking. Appearances, in this case, were deceiving.


Princeton Takes Lacrosse Title

Jesse Hubbard, who has perhaps the hardest, fastest shot in lacrosse, scored Princeton’s first and last goals during a three-goal performance against Virginia. His final one, a rocket from 10 …


Shadow’s Seely Earns 2nd Honor

Tim Seely, whose late goal lifted the Spokane Shadow to a 1-0 victory over the Bellingham Orcas Saturday and a 2-0 record to start the USISL season, was named to …


Mexico Beats Guatemala

Mexico defeated Guatemala 1-0 to reach the final round of the CONCACAF Gold Cup against Brazil. Mexico will play Brazil Sunday in Los Angeles. Guatemala will meet the U.S. for …


Canada Upsets Honduras In Opener Of Gold Cup

Canada upset Caribbean champion Honduras 3-1 Wednesday night in the opening game of the Gold Cup. Carlo Corazzin and Lyndon Hooper put Canada ahead in the ninth and 26th minutes. …


Africa To Hold 2006 World Cup

The World Cup will be played in Africa for the first time, FIFA president Joao Havelange told a Rio daily in an interview. “Africa’s time has come,” Havelange told Jornal …


Sports People

Miami Heat forward Billy Owens will be sidelined seven to 10 days with a severely bruised right shoulder. … Samantha Tomlinson, Auburn-Montgomery’s record-breaking shot-blocker, has been kicked off the team …