Saturday's game between the Wichita B-52s and the Dallas Sidekicks has been postponed indefinitely.
Wichita's indoor soccer team takes on team it lost to in opener
Kevin Jackson scored the game-winning goal with 1 minute, 24 seconds left, giving the B-52s an 8-7 win over the Illinois Piasa on Saturday in Pontoon Beach, Ill.
PARK CITY — The Wichita B-52s lost 6-5 in an overtime shootout to the Hidalgo La Fiera on Saturday night at Hartman Arena in what B-52s coach Larry Inlow described as one of the strangest games he has ever been a part of in terms of refereeing.
Chris Lemons keeps finding opportunities to play soccer in Wichita, and though he has recently contemplated retirement, the B-52s defender has found it difficult to say no to earning money for something he’d be doing anyway.
Midfielder Matt Clare scored the winning goal with just under six minutes left in the game on an assist by Alex Mosely, giving the Wichita B-52s a 9-8 win over Illinois in the indoor soccer team’s home-opener Saturday night at Hartman Arena.
The B-52s lost to Dallas 15-3 in their franchise debut last weekend on the road, but the lopsided defeat provided Wichita’s professional soccer team with a barometer.
The Dallas Sidekicks beat the Wichita B-52s 15-3 on Saturday night in the B52s’ first game in the Premier Arena Soccer League.
Larry Inlow’s heart is ready to give up the Wings team name, but his brain is still holding onto it. Or maybe it’s the other way around.
The Wichita B-52s will open its first Premier Arena Soccer League season at Dallas on Nov. 2 and play its home opener Nov. 9 against Illinois.
The Wichita Wings franchise will probably not play next season in the Major Indoor Soccer League, as the employee in charge of handling the sale of the team for owner Wink Hartman said a local ownership group was unlikely to be approved.
Since Wink Hartman Sr. announced on the Wichita Wings website Tuesday morning that he’s trying to sell the indoor soccer team, several local and out-of-state buyers have expressed interest.
The Wichita Wings closed out the season with an 8-6 loss at Milwaukee on Sunday, dropping the Wings to 7-19 overall and cementing a second consecutive last-place finish in the Major Indoor Soccer League.
The Missouri Comets erased a 6-0 deficit in the first 1:33 of the second quarter to take an 8-6 lead over the Wichita Wings on the way to a 15-11 win on Sunday at Independence, Mo.
Syracuse broke open a tight game with goals two minutes apart in the third quarter of a 15-10 win over the Wings on Friday night in Syracuse, N.Y.
The Wichita Wings lost to the Rochester Lancers11-10 on Monday night at Rochester, N.Y.
PARK CITY — Inconsistency has been a recurring theme to the Wings’ season. Coach LeBaron Hollimon mentions it, the Wings players mention it, and Friday’s game against the Baltimore Blast at home was the perfect display of it.
John Blazek is pleased with the performance of Wings coach LeBaron Hollimon and the team’s three-year plan is being executed essentially the way it was drafted.
PARK CITY — The last time Rochester played in Wichita, it ended a four-game home winning streak for the Wings, and started a five -game losing streak that bled into Saturday’s game against ... Rochester.
Whether the Wichita Wings find themselves at home, as they are for the next two games, or on the road, as they will be for the final five games of the regular season, the wins need to start coming.
The Wings scored two in 10 seconds during the third quarter Thursday night in Chicago. The other 59-plus minutes were the problem in an 8-6 loss to the Soul, the Wings’ fifth straight loss.
PARK CITY — It’s easy to pinpoint when things came undone for the Wichita Wings in Saturday night’s 15-12 loss to the Chicago Soul at Hartman Arena.
PARK CITY — The Wings didn’t beat first-place Milwaukee Friday night at Hartman Arena, falling 12-10 after a furious fourth-quarter comeback, but Wichita may have found the formula for doing so.
Wings forward Tiguinho can pinpoint the time when he determined that getting his teammates involved offensively was more important than his own scoring.
The Chicago Soul defeated the Wichita Wings 23-14 on Monday night in Chicago.
PARK CITY — There is proof in the previous four home games that Wichita’s defense has found a secure identity. Even on Friday, the Wings’ defense didn’t seem ineffective, but the 19-10 loss to Rochester suggests otherwise.
Now that the Wings have reached the halfway point, coach LeBaron Hollimon feels he can give a fair depiction of their MISL season, at least more accurately than when they limped to a 1-5 start.
PARK CITY — With less than five minutes to play, leading by three points and given a power-play opportunity, the Wichita Wings all but had the soccer game wrapped up Saturday night.
Like many young Wichita soccer fans during the 1980s and 1990s, a significant portion of Chris Lemons’ childhood was spent at the Kansas Coliseum watching the Wings.
The Wings lost a 7-3 first-quarter lead on Sunday, falling to the Missouri Comets 24-11 in a Major Indoor Soccer League game at Independence, Mo.
PARK CITY — Freddie Moojen’s second goal of the game came early in the second quarter on Saturday against Chicago, and it couldn’t have been scripted any better.
PARK CITY — The Wichita Wings haven’t quite peaked, but coach LeBaron Hollimon believes they are close after their 14-8 Major Indoor Soccer League win over Syracuse on Friday night.
Andrew Hoxie played the first three years of his professional soccer career in Rochester, N.Y., but it was never really home.
PARK CITY — It was obvious that the Wichita Wings were clicking in all phases on Friday — finally.
Matthew Clare has played professional soccer in seven cities in a brief career. It’s part of the life of a minor-league player, but it’s never easy to move on to the next city, especially when it’s out of the player’s control.
MISL leading scorer Doug Miller had five points, leading the Rochester Lancers to a 10-6 win over the Wichita Wings on Saturday afternoon in Rochester, N.Y.
The Wings’ road swing through the Major Indoor Soccer League’s eastern cities continues Saturday with a noon game against the Rochester Lancers.
Geison scored an unassisted goal almost seven minutes into overtime to push the Wings past host Syracuse 12-10 on Saturday night in an Major Indoor Soccer League game.
Adauto Neto assisted on Baltimore’s go-ahead goal in the third quarter then scored an insurance goal in the final six minutes as the unbeaten Blast beat the Wings 10-6 on Friday in Baltimore.
The Wings tonight will play their first soccer game since a four-player trade that sent mainstays Jamar Beasley and Bryan Perez to Syracuse and brought back midfielders Andre Berenzon and Matthew Clare from the Silver Knights.