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Rock Hill tournament hosts help families from afar

Thursday was day two of the five-day US Youth Soccer National Championships in Rock Hill. 60 teams from across the country are spending the rest of the week at Manchester Meadows — but there’s one team that has traveled the farthest — and was given one of the earliest playing times. Thursday morning, Sandy King […]

National soccer tournament opens with early-morning deluge

An early morning downpour Wednesday opened up this week’s US Youth Soccer National Championships at Rock Hill’s Manchester Meadows. 18-year-old Anna McKeown opened up the tournament signing the Star Spangled Banner at 7:27 a.m., and two minutes later, the skies opened up, but it did not turn away parents, fans and players. This week, Rock […]

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SC Official: US Youth Soccer, DNC are big wins that will shine on Rock Hill

In just a day or so, the US Youth Soccer National Championships are set to bring thousands to Rock Hill’s Manchester Meadows, and in just over a month, the Democratic National Convention will bring 35-thousand delegates, media and dignitaries to the Charlotte Metro. These two big events, back to back are garnering the eyes of […]

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Comporium move exposes FOX Soccer channel to more customers

If you can’t make it to next weekend’s US Youth Soccer National Championship game at Manchester Meadows — you’re now a lot more likely to see it on television. Rock Hill-based Comporium Communications announced Thursday the channel is now becoming a part of the cable system’s Basic Plus tier. It was previously only available on […]

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Echols: Rock Hill has much more than soccer for visitors, residents

Rock Hill continues to draw sports tourism participants and fans and other visitors as it prepares for the US Youth Soccer National Championships at Manchester Meadows. Mayor Doug Echols wants to let the thousands coming here for the tournament to know, and to remind people already living here, of the many amenities offered at and […]

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Rock Hill Ready to Host Soccer Championships

The U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships being played at Rock Hill’s Manchester Meadows is just over a week away.  The games start July 25th and continue through July 29th.  Rock Hill Tourism Division Supervisor Mark Sexton says $150,000 was the goal set for raising money to host the championships. Sexton urges local fans to watch […]

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US Soccer officials tout national championship next summer

ROCK HILL — The crown jewel of US soccer is coming to Rock Hill’s Manchester Meadows.  Late last week officials from the U-S Youth Soccer Association toured the facilities and met with local officials to talk about next year’s national championships scheduled for July 24-29, 2012. Jim Martella, chairman of the U-S Youth Soccer National […]

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