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Woodland’s Backyard Installing Year-Round Volleyball Dome

Walker Evans Walker Evans Woodland’s Backyard Installing Year-Round Volleyball Dome

Even during the mildest of winters, Columbus generally doesn’t have the type of climate that lends itself to year-round outdoor sports activities. Woodland’s Backyard wants to change that for local volleyball players, which is why they’re planning to install a seasonal dome enclosure next year that will keep the sport running during the winter months. […]

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Crew SC and Toronto FC Go Scoreless in Finals Matchup

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew SC and Toronto FC Go Scoreless in Finals Matchup

Toronto FC is the happier team after last night, but the Eastern Conference Finals result is far from decided as the team from way up north and Columbus Crew SC played out 90 scoreless minutes to set up a difficult, but not impossible, second-leg in Canada next week. Columbus came into the game knowing Toronto […]

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Downtown Soccer Arena Proposal Labeled a “Mistake”

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Soccer Arena Proposal Labeled a “Mistake”

There’s been a whirlwind of discussion over the past 24 hours since a conceptual proposal was unveiled by Columbus Foundation CEO Doug Kridler to build a new Downtown soccer stadium, but now the whole idea is being viewed with a sense of regret. “In the heat of emotion, I conceived of an idea this weekend […]

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New Soccer Stadium Proposed in Downtown Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Soccer Stadium Proposed in Downtown Columbus

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWhile talks between City leaders and Columbus Crew SC ownership have stalled out, leadership at The Columbus Foundation has reignited efforts to keep the soccer team playing in Columbus for years to come. A preliminary plan to develop “Spirit Park” was unveiled yesterday, which outlines a multipurpose facility that […]

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An Open Letter on The Future of The Columbus Crew SC

Doug Kridler Doug Kridler An Open Letter on The Future of The Columbus Crew SC

A Message from Doug Kridler, President and CEO of The Columbus Foundation: I believe that the best path to solve the complex needs of our community is to invite folks to use their imaginations, and be ever on the search for new ideas. I hope today’s proposal serves as an invitation for us to imagine […]

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Local Leaders Disappointed After Talks to Keep Crew in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Local Leaders Disappointed After Talks to Keep Crew in Columbus

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther and Columbus Partnership CEO Alex Fischer met today in New York with Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber and Columbus Crew SC owner Anthony Precourt, and according to a press release the meeting did not go well. “It is clear the MLS and ownership did not come to the meeting willing to commit to […]

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Photos: Columbus Crew SC vs. New York City FC

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Columbus Crew SC vs. New York City FC

Columbus Crew SC made another night to remember as the play-off run continued with a 4-1 walloping over a stunned New York City FC in the first leg of the Eastern Semifinals at a feisty MAPFRE Stadium. With #SavetheCrew dominating the stands, a healthy attendance turned the stadium into a cauldron of noise as fans […]

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