National Premier Soccer League

MUSKEGON WINS BID FOR MAJOR ARENA SOCCER LEAGUE II CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND
TAMPA BAY, FL (March 22, 2022) – Final details for the Major Arena Soccer League 2 “Championship Weekend” have been approved, with one of the league’s longest tenured members hosting the semifinals and finals on April 8 and 10. Photo…
“THE SKIPPER” RETURNS TO THE PORT CITY: RISERS NAME COLLINS AS OUTDOOR MEN’s HEAD COACH, MUCKLE JOINS AS LEAD ASSISTANT
Throughout Muskegon Risers history, no player has captained as many games (both outdoors and indoors) as Stuart Collins, who earned the affectionate nickname of “The Skipper” from Risers teammates during his four-year playing career with the club. As a…
Risers ink four-year arena broadcast deal with CatchMark SportsNet
MUSKEGON, MI (December 21, 2021) – The Muskegon Risers have agreed to a four-year arena soccer broadcasting deal with CatchMark SportsNet, a Whitehall-based network founded with the goal of providing a cutting edge media presence with expert coverage. CatchMark…
Ritsema extends arena coaching contract through 2025 season
When the 2022 arena season kicks-off on January 7, it will mark the 8th year the Risers have played soccer in Mercy Health (L. C. Walker) Arena. Ben Ritsema has been leading the team since it’s very first game…
Pekel promoted to women’s arena Head Coach, signs through 2025 season
The Muskegon Risers organization is proud to announce Debbie Pekel, Associate Head Coach during MKG’s inaugural women’s outdoor season, has been promoted to Head Coach of the women’s arena team in an agreement that extends through the 2025 season.…
WoSo Wednesday Preview
Roster Recap Head Coach, Chris Denham and Assistant Coach, Debbie Pekel, have continued to sign several players and announcements have been rolling. Stay tuned for more additions during our weekly #WoSo Wednesdays on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Here is…
WoSo Wednesday: Roster recap, season tickets
Roster Recap Head Coach, Chris Denham, has landed several players over the past few months and the Risers have begun sharing public announcements. Here is a quick recap of the players MKG added to the roster over this past…
MCC players earned opportunity at NMU by playing in first-ever women’s arena game
On this date exactly one year ago, the Muskegon Risers and Muskegon Community College women’s soccer teams made history by playing the first-ever women’s soccer game in Downtown Muskegon’s Mercy Health Arena. The game was competitive through the end…
2x NCCAA All-American, Fruitport graduate Debbie Pekel joins Risers staff
MKG Women’s Head Coach, Chris Denham, has been hard-at-work since he was announced as the team’s leader in January of 2020. Denham formed a highly-competitive roster for what would be the club’s inaugural UWS season during the summer of…
MUSKEGON RISERS AND MERCY HEALTH ARENA SET TO HOST M2 GREAT LAKES INVITATIONAL
KANSAS CITY – (December 8, 2020) – As part of a comprehensive activation strategy for 2021, the Muskegon Risers, Mercy Health Arena, and Major Arena Soccer League II (M2) are collaborating to host a three-game invitational across March 20,…
Wildes Wins LSAT
The mental aspect of eSports is what often determines winners from losers. Rather than running sprints or lifting weights, you might find gamers solving complex puzzles or cross-training on various digital platforms. For Risers eSports winger, Jack Wildes, his…
Steven Jones announced as first Muskegon Risers eSports coach
The Muskegon Risers are excited to announce Steven Jones as the first eSports head coach in the organization’s history. Jones has tremendous passion and expertise in the world of eSports, specifically within the FIFA gaming series by EA Sports…
Chris Denham Announced as MKG Women’s Team Head Coach
The Muskegon Risers organization is proud to announce Chris Denham as Head Coach of the MKG Women’s Team. Coach Denham has immense passion for women’s soccer, a proven track record of success, and a thorough understanding of the Risers…
Risers join United Women’s Soccer ahead of 2020 campaign
The Muskegon Risers women’s outdoor team, which launched as an independent operation during the summer of 2019, will begin competition in United Women’s Soccer during spring/summer 2020. The move is credited to an overwhelmingly positive community and player response…
Kalamazoo, Muskegon arena game to revive “Old Time” rivalry
Fans of the Muskegon sport scene vividly remember an era in which the Muskegon Fury battled every season with the Kalamazoo Wings in L.C. Walker Arena… on ice. On March 7, the two cities will bring back the nostalgia…