Overshadowed by August’s unprecedented wildcat strikes in professional sports, an equally significant labor action went relatively unnoticed. On […]

I didn’t know what soccer was actually. I was coming home from school one day and saw a poster on the wall that they were having tryouts. I told my mom that I wanted to try out.

Soccer in Visalia, much like the rest of the United States, has been marginalized behind sports with American origins such as football, baseball, and basketball. The Heritage Court and Pillars of Fame are furthering that marginalization by neglecting the significant contributions of so many people who have contributed to the community through soccer.

As for many American boys, sports were a staple of my life growing up in the 90s and […]