The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 31 Jul 2014 13:26:01 EDTThu, 31 Jul 2014 13:26:01 EDT growing in US, but national team still has issues support for their U.S. World Cup soccer team was at a fever pitch as it entered the round of 16s against Belgium. Record numbers had ventured to Brazil to support their team. This U.S.Thu, 3 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTSchmitt: World Cup begins as Brazil's violence increases marks the start of the biggest event for the world's most popular sport, the World Cup of Soccer. The kickoff game Thursday in Brazil will feature the host country taking on Croatia. The U..Sun, 8 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTBefore you know it, World Cup tournament will be upon us biggest event for the world's most popular sport is rapidly approaching this summer with the 2014 Men's World Cup Tournament. Team USA is gearing up to make their hardest run ever at the titl.Thu, 8 May 2014 00:00:00 EDTTravel soccer teams becoming the big thing in our area looks as though the lingering hard winter may finally subside enough to begin a very active season of regional spring soccer in our area. The growth of local teams participating in travel soccer continues its trend for the 2014 spring season.Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDTSchmitt: Area soccer level continues to rise 2013 soccer year on a local level was one of a number of changes in many ways. Travel soccer teams, at all levels, from our area increased tremendously. Prior to this year, the Altoona Soccer Club never had more than half a dozen travel squad.Mon, 6 Jan 2014 00:00:00 EDT