The SOCA girls, who are all rising high school freshman and sophomores, played teams from Italy, England and Australia. The SOCA U14 Elite boys team also traveled to the Adriatic Coast for the tournament.
Photo: Genger Borton

Local girls’ soccer team wins international tournament

Five days after the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team won the FIFA World Cup on July 5, a  group of young female soccer players from the Charlottesville area had an international victory of their own. The Soccer Organization of Charlottesville-Albemarle Elite U14 Girls won the Italy International Cup, a competition that brings youth players from […]

Local Andrea Dvorak will compete in the UCI Road World Championship. Staff photo

Charlottesville hosts champ camp for cyclists

Richmond isn’t the only city that’ll be overrun with bicyclists when the Union Cycliste Internationale Road World Championships are held there this fall. Charlottesville will host the USA team camp before the September 19-27 event. “We are preparing to welcome the world to C’ville,” said Virginia Tourism Corporation’s Joni Johnson at a June 4 press […]