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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…
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…
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…
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…
Milwaukee Wave, Muskegon Risers announce affiliation under MASL banner
The seven-time champion Milwaukee Wave, Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) and Muskegon Risers, Major Arena Soccer League II (M2) have reached a formal agreement through the MASL’s Affiliation Program. Elements of the partnership include: Combined tryouts at Shoreline Soccer…
RISERS READ! Summer Reading Program Returns
Promoting positive ideals for area youth is a cornerstone of the Muskegon Risers mission. In 2015, the team launched a summer reading initiative for kids entering K-8th grade and we are proud to announce its return for the 2019…
Risers Announce Plans For Women’s Team
Summer 2019 will see a new chapter unfold in MKG Risers history as the organization begins the formation of a women’s team. A player combine is slated for Wednesday, July 10 at 6:30pm on the campus of Grand…
MKG is NB: Muskegon Risers sign massive 3-year contract with New Balance
The Muskegon Risers program has experienced substantial growth since forming in early 2014. The team, originally started as an independent and playing exclusively outdoors, is now a member of the Premier Arena Soccer League indoors (January through March) and…