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Rick Schantz

BYU 1, FC Tucson 0: Record crowd watches FC Tucson falter

FC Tucson's final match had all the markings of a successful ending, including another record crowd that turned the enthusiasm up an extra notch.

July 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Soccer: FC Tucson aims for third, berth in '14 US Open Cup berth gives FC Tucson reason to win

Soccer: FC Tucson aims for third, berth in '14 US Open Cup berth gives FC Tucson reason to win

FC Tucson isn't playing for the whole tamale, but it does have a few morsels still on the plate.

July 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Soccer: FC Tucson aims for third, berth in '14 US Open Cup berth gives FC Tucson reason to win

Soccer: FC Tucson aims for third, berth in '14 US Open Cup berth gives FC Tucson reason to win

FC Tucson coach Rick Schantz, in red cap, goes in for a tackle while he plays crab soccer with participants in the first FC Tucson youth soccer camp at Kino Sports Complex.

July 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
FC TUCSON: 'Wet towel' provides intensity

FC TUCSON: 'Wet towel' provides intensity

Eli Galbraith-Knapp, shooting during practice at Kino Sport Complex, was so drenched by sweat in one game that his coach called him a "wet towel."

July 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
FC TUCSON: 'Wet towel' provides intensity

FC TUCSON: 'Wet towel' provides intensity

FC Tucson midfielder Eli Galbraith-Knapp says his all-time favorite band is Rise Against.

July 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Soccer: FC Tucson 2, Ventura County 0: FC Tucson delivers in must-win match

Soccer: FC Tucson 2, Ventura County 0: FC Tucson delivers in must-win match

Holding a 1-0 lead after four minutes in a match that had to be won, FC Tucson didn't exactly exude the personality of a team putting itself on the right track.

June 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Soccer: FC Tucson gets two vs. Fusion at home

Soccer: FC Tucson gets two vs. Fusion at home

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June 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Soccer: FC Tucson gets two vs. Fusion at home

Soccer: FC Tucson gets two vs. Fusion at home

For a team with four of its last five league matches at home, FC Tucson still has miles to go before it can sleep.

June 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
FC Tucson midfielder Silveira has Brazil roots, and it shows

FC Tucson midfielder Silveira has Brazil roots, and it shows

If the first five years of a child's life are particularly important to development, then it's no wonder that Gabe Silveira is a soccer talent.

June 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
FC Tucson: Tonight's opponents may sound familiar

FC Tucson: Tonight's opponents may sound familiar

Dom Papa, nearly scoring against Ogden last July, was a stalwart in FC Tucson's first two seasons; tonight he'll be on the other side of the field.

June 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
FC Tucson: Tonight's opponents may sound familiar

FC Tucson: Tonight's opponents may sound familiar

When the team sheets are announced for tonight's FC Tucson match, a few of the club's faithful sitting in the stands will probably do double takes.

June 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Soccer: Familiar faces found on on Real Phoenix roster

When the team sheets are announced for tonight’s FC Tucson match, a few of the club’s faithful sitting in the stands will probably do double takes.

June 14, 2013 10:00 pmLoading…
FC Tucson: In six games, Clemens proves to be perfect fit

FC Tucson: In six games, Clemens proves to be perfect fit

Midfielder David Clemens stretches for the ball during FC Tucson soccer practice drills on May 23. He has three goals and an assist in six matches.

June 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
FC Tucson: In six games, Clemens proves to be perfect fit

FC Tucson: In six games, Clemens proves to be perfect fit

The first time midfielder David Clemens stepped on a field in Arizona, he impressed his coaches and teammates.

June 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Soccer: FC Tucson goes toe-to-toe with Dynamo but falls short in U.S. Open Cup

HOUSTON – FC Tucson refused to back down from one of Major League Soccer's most successful teams Wednesday, going head to head with the Houston Dynamo in a 2-0 loss at BBVA Compass Stadium.

May 29, 2013 10:00 pmLoading…
FC Tucson ready for showdown with MLS power

FC Tucson ready for showdown with MLS power

After David slew Goliath, did he then have to take on Megatron?

May 28, 2013 8:00 pmLoading…
Soccer: Brutal eight-day stretch tests FC Tucson's depth

Soccer: Brutal eight-day stretch tests FC Tucson's depth

"Every game, we have to play," David Clemens, left, said. "There's not a game that we can't show up for." Clemens, who also plays at Virginia Tech, and his teammates will play four road matches in the next eight days.

May 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Soccer: Brutal eight-day stretch tests FC Tucson's depth

Soccer: Brutal eight-day stretch tests FC Tucson's depth

If they ever hold an "Amazing Race" for soccer teams, put your money on FC Tucson.

May 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Soccer: Well-traveled, clutch FC Tucson squad takes entertaining show on the road

If they ever hold an “Amazing Race” for soccer teams, put your money on FC Tucson.

May 24, 2013 10:00 pmLoading…

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