Kevin Johnston

  • Butler men's soccer

    Butler shakes off cobwebs in scoreless exhibition opener

    INDIANAPOLIS — After a decorated 2016 campaign that saw the team claim the Big East title, Butler entered this season with lofty expectations. The Bulldogs kicked off their season Saturday at the Sellick Bowl with an exhibition match against Michigan and showed flashes of brilliance, but on the whole...
  • Halle Stelbasky

    Halle Stelbasky stays hot in Bulldogs’ 2nd exhibition win

    INDIANAPOLIS — The stats don’t even count yet, but Halle Stelbasky isn’t wasting any time finding her midseason form. The Butler striker scored to help carry her team to a 3-1 win against an overmatched Morehead State side Friday afternoon at the Sellick Bowl. The Bulldogs were dominant from...
  • Ben Fisk

    Ben Fisk due for another CanMNT call-up?

    INDIANAPOLIS — After mustering a measly 13 points in 16 NASL spring matches, FC Edmonton desperately needed a kick-start. A not-so-unlikely source provided one in the fall opener, though it wasn’t enough to avoid disappointment once again in the form of a 2-1 home loss to the Indy Eleven....
  • Marco Stiepermann

    Norwich City inks ‘creative’ German midfielder Marco Stiepermann

    Norwich City FC have signed versatile midfielder Marco Stiepermann from 2. Bundesliga side VfL Bochum, the club announced Sunday. Stiepermann joins the Canaries on a three-year deal for an undisclosed sum, locking up the 26-year-old’s services until mid-2020. “I’ve seen the city here and it’s very nice,” Stiepermann said...
  • Indy Eleven goal celebration

    Supporter’s multi-day road trip inspires Indy win in Edmonton

    Hardcore Indy Eleven supporter Tony Hebenstreit had done this before, six times to be exact. But something about this time was different — way different. Maybe it was the distance; maybe it was the result; maybe it was everything. Hebenstreit decided to do the unthinkable: drive from Indianapolis to...
  • Mike Petke

    Video: RSL coach Mike Petke goes ape on MLS officiating

    After an intense 90 minutes of play, Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas City settled for a 1-1 draw Saturday night in Sandy, Utah. Goals on either side of halftime by RSL’s Luis Silva and SKC’s Benny Feilhaber cemented the scoreline. While there was plenty of action on the...
  • Tommy and Tanner Thompson - TT Skillz

    Thompsons launch TT Skillz Soccer Camps

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Footballing brothers Tommy and Tanner Thompson aren’t twins. They’re just joined at the hip. Both excelled on the pitch growing up in California, then headed to Indiana to play college soccer before moving onto the pros. Tommy played only one year at Indiana, departing to become...
  • Jade Johnson

    Dakota Fusion FC striker Jade Johnson nabs Player of the Week

    For his hat trick in a 5-3 win against NPSL North Conference foe Minnesota TwinStars, forward Jade Johnson of Dakota Fusion FC has been named the Mitre National Player of the Week for Week 19 of the NPSL season. The three-goal outburst raised his his season total to 17,...
  • FC Indiana

    FC Indiana’s season to forget punctuated by epic collapse

    Entering Friday’s NPSL season finale at Michigan Stars FC with an already woeful record of 1W-1D-11L, things seemingly couldn’t get any worse for the FC Indiana Lions. But things did go downhill alright — boy, did they ever. The Lions found themselves up early after an eighth-minute tally by...
  • indy eleven mid-season friendly

    No midseason friendly for Indy Eleven in 2017

    INDIANAPOLIS — After scheduling marquee summer friendlies in each of the past two years against Liga MX clubs, the Indy Eleven will not play a mid-season friendly in 2017. Hat tip to reddit user silkysmoothjay, who posed the question after many supporters had already assumed there wouldn’t be a...
  • Union Jack Cup

    Union Jack Cup returns to Broad Ripple July 29

    INDIANAPOLIS — A celebration of the Indiana soccer scene is back. The Union Jack Cup, a futsal tournament where local Indianapolis supporters’ groups of European clubs square off, will return to Broad Ripple on July 29. The tournament starts at 11 a.m. on the second floor of the Keystone Parking...
  • Indy Saints FC

    Indy Saints FC to depart Champions Soccer League USA

    INDIANAPOLIS — Citing the lack of an expected U.S. Open Cup bid for the league winner, Indy Saints FC is set to depart the Champions Soccer League USA (CSLUSA). “We learned Thursday that the CSL doesn’t have an Open Cup bid,” said Indy Saints FC head coach Jason Brown. “We...