• Indoor professional soccer headed to Grand Rapids
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    Indoor professional soccer headed to Grand Rapids

    Louis Stephens pointed out that there is plenty of buzz surrounding the sport of soccer considering the 2022 World Cup is coming up later this fall in Qatar. Stephens is helping make there’s buzz closer to home in Grand Rapids, too. Stephens and Joe Brefczynski have co-founded the Rapid City Football Club, which will be based in Grand Rapids and participate in the new Major League Indoor Soccer. The 2022-2023 schedule is currently being finalized, but Stephens said expect play to begin in early December. “We went to the first annual owners meeting in Chicago and it was very enlightening,” Stephens said. “It gave me and Joe a better understand…

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  • Solium Infernum Is A Grand Strategy Game For The PC Set In Hell
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    Solium Infernum Is A Grand Strategy Game For The PC Set In Hell

    Image: Solium Infernum I know a lot of people who would say a grand strategy game set anywhere would be hell, but those people don’t know what they’re missing out on. Solium Infernum was announced overnight, and it’s the next game from League of Geeks, the team behind the long-running and very good Armello. Its official description reads: Prepare yourself for Solium Infernum, the grand strategy game of politics, intrigue and betrayal, set in the ultimate arena of Hell. As a powerful fallen Archfiend, sinister overlords of the Infernal Kingdom of Hell, you are a contender for the Infernal Throne – the Great Dark Majesty is missing and the feverish…

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  • Our view: Push forward with plans to build an indoor sports facility in Grand Forks – Grand Forks Herald
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    Our view: Push forward with plans to build an indoor sports facility in Grand Forks – Grand Forks Herald

    Indoor turf – in fact any sort of indoor activities center that can be used year-round – is a trend that’s late coming to Grand Forks. A number of regional cities and entities have understood the importance of indoor facilities, not only as a place for local athletes to practice but also as a destination for wintertime activities. Sioux Falls, S.D., is a good example. That community has a number of indoor facilities available for use during the cold months. The city also has benefited greatly by making sports a tourist attraction. It’s considerably larger than Grand Forks – with a population of 177,000 – but smaller towns are doing…

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    US Open 2021 women’s final: Emma Raducanu wins first career Grand Slam in magical run to final as qualifier

    In the first US Open final between two unseeded players, 18-year-old Emma Raducanu took home her first Grand Slam championship when she defeated 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3. Raducanu became the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam, also doing so in just the second Grand Slam tournament of her career. With the victory, Raducanu became the first British woman to win a Grand Slam title since Virginia Wade won Wimbledon in 1977. Wade was also the last British woman to win the US Open, back in 1968. Furthermore, Raducanu is also the youngest women’s tennis player to win a major since Maria Sharapova upset Serena Williams…

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