High-SchoolGirls-Soccer: Minnesota Girls Soccer News

ESPNHS Fall All-America girls' soccer list

March, 15, 2012
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The fall high school soccer season annually showcases the most, and usually the best, college-bound talent during the school year.

Of the 36 members of the ESPNHS Fall All-America teams, 15 either are or have been part of the U.S. Soccer National Team player pool in the past year. The All-America teams feature 25 seniors, eight juniors and three sophomores -- which represents a higher than usual number of underclass players. While all 25 seniors have signed with NCAA Division I programs, the only uncommitted junior in the group is a youth national team member.

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Fall All-America first-team player bios

March, 15, 2012
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Meet the 12 ESPNHS Girls' Soccer Fall All-America first-team members and the Coach of the Year:

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ESPNHS Fall girls' soccer state all-stars

March, 15, 2012
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The following list of state-by-state top players from the 2011 fall season was compiled based on recommendations from coaches and media members, in addition to observations by ESPNHS soccer editor Sheldon Shealer. Players are listed with high school (city, state), grade in school and college signing/commitment, if available.

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Scanning storylines on soccer's signing day

February, 1, 2012
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Laura LiedleSheldon Shealer/ESPNHSLaura Liedle (in blue) is part of an all-instate class for reigning NCAA champion Stanford.
It’s the Big Day for thousands of athletes across the country. Some sign their Letter of Intent in front of television cameras on national networks; some sit at a table in their high school gym; some on the kitchen counter between mom and dad. But it is equally special for all of them, and today is filled with stories and accomplishments for athletes nation-wide.

The ESPNHS Class of 2012 Verbal Commitment List for Girls Soccer includes more than 900 student-athletes commited to more than 250 colleges. The list is produced entirely from information submitted by players, coaches and parents. We’ve taken a look at that list, and highlighted a few stories of note for the Big Day.

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ECNL Watch: A Carolina clash in U17s

December, 8, 2011
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This weekend’s Elite Clubs National League slate includes clubs from six different conferences, and features a number of rivalry matchups, including an Atlanta meeting between Condorde Fire and Atlanta Fire, a New York matchup between Albertson and East Meadow, and a Bean Town showdown between FC Stars of Mass and Scorpions. ESPNHS breaks down the ECNL Under-17 Games to Watch for this weekend.

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Fall girls' soccer state rankings, Final

November, 27, 2011
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These are the final ESPNHS State Rankings for the high school fall season of 2011.

NOTES: The fall season includes the following states: California (fall), Connecticut, D.C., Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia (private), Washington, West Virginia. The number of ranking positions for each state is based on the size and competitiveness of the state.

FINAL RANKINGS, FALL 2011

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ODP Interregional Scoring Leaders

November, 26, 2011
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The US Youth Soccer Thanksgiving ODP Interregional girls' soccer event concluded Friday. ESPNHS has compiled a list of the goal scorers for the event:

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ODP Interregional summaries, Monday

November, 21, 2011
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BOCA RATON, Fla. – The annual US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program Girls Thanksgiving Interregional continued play Monday with the 1996 and 1997 age groups at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Fla.

Region II (Midwest) and IV (West) won the 1996 matches while Region III (South) and Region IV won the 1997 contests.

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Fall girls' soccer state rankings, Week 13

November, 21, 2011
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The state rankings are updated each Monday throughout the fall season. The POWERADE FAB 50 is released each Tuesday.

NOTES: The fall season includes the following states: California (fall), Connecticut, D.C., Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia (private), Washington, West Virginia. The number of ranking positions for each state is based on the size and competitiveness of the state.

Rankings through Nov. 20:

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Fall girls' soccer state rankings, Week 12

November, 14, 2011
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The state rankings are updated each Monday throughout the fall season. The POWERADE FAB 50 is released each Tuesday.

NOTES: The fall season includes the following states: California (fall), Connecticut, D.C., Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia (private), Washington, West Virginia. The number of ranking positions for each state is based on the size and competitiveness of the state.

Rankings through Nov. 13:

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Fall girls' soccer state rankings, Week 11

November, 6, 2011
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The state rankings are updated each Monday throughout the fall season. The POWERADE FAB 50 is released each Tuesday.

NOTES: The fall season includes the following states: California (fall), Connecticut, D.C., Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia (private), Washington, West Virginia. The number of ranking positions for each state is based on the size and competitiveness of the state.

Rankings through Nov. 6:

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Wayzata wins Minnesota crown in PKs

November, 3, 2011
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Senior captain Chelsey Ulrich converted the decisive penalty kick to lift Wayzata (Plymouth, Minn.) to a shooutout victory over Burnsville (Burnsville, Minn.) in the Minnesota Class AA state final Thursday night.

The teams were tied through regulation and overtime at 1. Burnsville and Wayzata each converted three of five penalty kicks, sending the shootout to sudden death. Burnsville's chance was snuffed out by Wayzata keeper Mara Dougherty. Ulrich stepped up and delivered in the lower left corner for the program's sixth state title.

Wayzata won the state semifinal and final in shoouts, first dispatching POWERADE FAB 50 Top 25-ranked Lakeville North (Lakeville, Minn.) in the semifinals before beating Burnsville.

FAB 50 girls' soccer scores, Oct. 31-Nov. 6

November, 1, 2011
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ESPNHS soccer tracks results of the Top 25 teams in the POWERADE FAB 50 in this forum. If we are missing a result, e-mail Sheldon Shealer at Sheldon.Shealer@espn.com.

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Fall girls' soccer state rankings, Week 10

October, 31, 2011
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CarmelEvan KokoskaCarmel players celebrate their 1-0 victory over Hamilton Southeastern for the Indiana Class 2A state title.
The state rankings are updated each Monday throughout the fall season. The POWERADE FAB 50 is released each Tuesday.

NOTES: The fall season includes the following states: California (fall), Connecticut, D.C., Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia (private), Washington, West Virginia. The number of ranking positions for each state is based on the size and competitiveness of the state.

Rankings through Oct. 30:

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Weekend Watch: Five must-see matches

October, 28, 2011
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Each week during the high school season, ESPNHS highlights five Friday or Saturday matches that have a compelling storyline or could have significant state, region and/or national implications.

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