Soccer

  • December Sports Listing

    Dec. 1 Light Up the House 5K and Family Day Ronald McDonald House 1stplacesports.com   Dec. 2 Girls on the Run 5K University of North Florida gotrnefl.org   Fes…

  • November Sports Listing

    Nov. 2 Jacksonville Armada FC Fan Fest Intuition Ale Bier Hall  jacksonvillearmada.com   Jacksonville Icemen vs. South Carolina Stingrays   VyStar Veterans Memorial …

  • The Dreadful ‘Dead Season’

    Words by Carson Rich   Once a year comes the time when every sports fan’s worst nightmare comes back to haunt them … the dead season. This dreadful time is when most…

  • USL to Bring Professional Women’s Soccer to Jacksonville

    Words by Carson Rich Women’s professional soccer is finally coming to Duval County. Jacksonville was recently announced as part of a list of cities to receive a new team …

  • Would You Turn Down $1 Billion to Live in the U.S.?

    One of the most famous athletes in the world just did. Words by Jack Popovics    Lionel Messi, the greatest soccer player in the world (depending on who you ask), fo…

December Sports Listing

Dec. 1 Light Up the House 5K and Family Day Ronald McDonald House 1stplacesports.com   Dec. 2 Girls on the Run 5K University of North Florida gotrnefl.org   Festival of Lights 5K San Marco Square 1stplacesports.com   Race to ENDALZ 103rd Street Sports Complex procupkarting.com   Dec. 3 Guana 50K and 12K Trail Races Guana Research Reserve, Ponte Vedra 1stplacesports.com   JAMfest Jacksonville Classic 2023 Cheerleading Competition University of North Florida–University Center cheertheory.com   Dec. 4 Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Cincinnati Bengals EverBank Stadium jaguars.com   Dec. 9 Run Like the Dickens Main Beach Park, Fernandina Beach runsignup.com   Santa Suits …

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November Sports Listing

Nov. 2 Jacksonville Armada FC Fan Fest Intuition Ale Bier Hall  jacksonvillearmada.com   Jacksonville Icemen vs. South Carolina Stingrays   VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena jacksonvilleicemen.com   Tee Off Against Addiction Golf Tournament TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach eventbrite.com   Nov. 3 2023 Florida PAL State Boxing Championships Fred P. Green Gymnasium, Patlaka eventbrite.com   Nov. 4 Bailey’s Health and Fitness Mandarin Run Bailey’s Health and Fitness–Mandarin 1stplacesports.com   SEG Cares Charity Golf Scramble Windsor Parke Golf Club eventbrite.com   Nov. 6 2nd Annual ICRI Sporting Clay Tournament Jacksonville Clay Target Sports icri.org/events   Nov. 7 Florida Sports Hall of Fame Enshrinement …

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The Dreadful ‘Dead Season’

Words by Carson Rich   Once a year comes the time when every sports fan’s worst nightmare comes back to haunt them … the dead season. This dreadful time is when most of the major sports have come to an end, and it seems as if life has no meaning anymore. The dead season also takes a toll on local bars and restaurants who rely on games to bring in customers   Owning and operating a local sports bar is a massive risk for business owners looking to get into the food industry. The money coming in during the season …

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USL to Bring Professional Women’s Soccer to Jacksonville

Words by Carson Rich Women’s professional soccer is finally coming to Duval County. Jacksonville was recently announced as part of a list of cities to receive a new team in the United Soccer League (USL), and locals should feel pretty excited about it. The details of what is to come are still in the works, but this is still exciting news, as residents now have a new attraction to look forward to in the future.    The JaxUSL ownership group, led by Tony Allegretti, Ricky Caplin, Steve Livingstone and Tim Tebow, are all set to manage the new team. The …

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Would You Turn Down $1 Billion to Live in the U.S.?

One of the most famous athletes in the world just did. Words by Jack Popovics    Lionel Messi, the greatest soccer player in the world (depending on who you ask), found himself a free agent this Summer.    Following the expiration of his two-year contract and a bitter fallout with his previous club, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), Messi made the decision to not only relocate to the United States for his future playing endeavors but specifically chose to join Inter Miami C.F. Which comes as a surprise considering a team in Saudi Arabia, Al Hilal SFC, offered Messi a $400 million …

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June Sports Listing

June 2-4 Raise The Woof Basketball Tournament Sports Edge thesportsedge.com   June 3 United Elite Wrestling: Reloaded  8200 Cypress Plaza Drive, Ste. 202 facebook.com/unitetheelite   June 6-11 Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp vs. Nashville Sounds 121 Financial Ballpark milb.com/jacksonville   June 10 WakeSurf Competition WW Motocross Park wakesurflaw.com   Jacksonville Sharks vs. Fayetteville Mustangs Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena jaxsharks.com   Tyreek Hill Youth Football and Speed Camp University of North Florida thespeedacademysr.com/camps   June 10-11 RiverCity Wrestling Con MMXXIII Jacksonville Fairgrounds rivercitywrestlingcon.com   June 13-18  Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp vs. Memphis Redbirds 121 Financial Ballpark milb.com/jacksonville   June 14 Jacksonville Armada FC vs. …

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Where Jacksonville Scores: Jacksonville Sports Complex

Jacksonville’s is home to great neighborhoods, restaurants and idyllic views of downtown and the water front. It is also home to Jacksonville’s Sports Complex, comprised of three distinct venues located within a mile of each other: the , and . They combine to host one major and four minor league franchises that offer year-round sports entertainment for local fans. The love affair between the citizens of Jacksonville and professional team sports dates back to the late 19th century when the city hosted Major League Baseball’s first-ever spring training in 1888. In 1904, the city welcomed its first pro team, the …

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Jacksonville Armada Sails into Suns’ Home Stadium

at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville has been the home of the Jacksonville Suns since the park’s completion in 2003. A bright spot of the downtown area and the first finished project of the , the Grounds have become a signature stadium for minor league baseball, pairing a classic ballpark feel with all of the modern conveniences of Major League venues. This spring, they welcome a new tenant: the soccer club. The Armada, a member of the ), Division II in the American soccer pyramid, was the brainchild of Jacksonville businessman and former Major League Soccer player Darío Sala. The …

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