Tag: Christen Press

Chicago Red Stars: Strong Core and Young Talent Makes for Promising Season

Chicago Red Stars: Strong Core and Young Talent Makes for Promising Season
As the Chicago Red Stars  (0-1) take on FC Kansas City (1-0)  at home on Saturday, April 22, it’ll mark their 10th consecutive season as a professional women’s soccer team. Established in 2007 by former Chicago Fire executive Peter Wilt, the team began play at Toyota Park in 2009, and remained a fixture at the... Read more »

Hey, Chicago News, ESPN the Body Issue has Delle Donne and Press, too

Hey, Chicago News, ESPN the Body Issue has Delle Donne and Press, too
If you listened to any report on Chicago television news Tuesday night regarding the ESPN the Body Issue, you’d think Chicago Cubs All-Star pitcher Jake Arrieta was the only Chicago athlete posing nude for the cameras. Two other athletes…superstars in their own right…were ignored almost universally: 2016 Olympics-bound forward Elena Delle Donne of the WNBA’s... Read more »

Eight Questions with...Chicago Red Stars GM Alyse LaHue

Eight Questions with...Chicago Red Stars GM Alyse LaHue
Alyse Lahue, the General Manager of the Chicago Red Stars, has been with the women’s professional soccer league since its inception in 2007. Studying under former Chicago Fire Executive Peter Wilt, LaHue learned the secrets of building a successful franchise. Last year, the Red Stars earned their first berth in the National Women’s Soccer League... Read more »
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Chicago Red Stars Return to Toyota Park in 2016

Chicago Red Stars Return to Toyota Park in 2016
Last season, the Chicago Red Stars earned their first playoff berth in the NWSL, on the strength of Women’s World Cup gold medalists Christen Press, Lori Chalupny, and Julie Johnston, playing to sellout crowds at Benedictine University/Village of Lisle Sports Complex, their home since 2011. On December 11, General Manager Alyse LaHue announced the Red... Read more »

Where to Watch the Womens World Cup

Where to Watch the Womens World Cup
The Chicago Red Stars are going all out for soccer’s biggest stage, as the Womens World Cup  gets underway Friday night. The Red Stars, who currently own the best record in the NWSL at 4-0-3, are hosting watch parties throughout the Chicago area during the tournament.. All the better to watch the Red Stars’ talent... Read more »