Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Marcus Tracy: 'We want to show the other side'
December 24th, 2012 12:11AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls, san jose earthquakes

MOST COMMENTED

[VIDEO PICK: Newtown Tribute] Former Hermann Trophy winner Marcus Tracy, who joined the San Jose Earthquakes this year after starting his pro career in Denmark, hails from Newtown, Conn., and was at home the morning of the shooting that resulted in the deaths of 26 students, teachers and staff. Tracy, whose mother Marguerite once taught at Sandy Hook Elementary School, contributed to a music video that he and friends from the area did as a tribute ...

“What could we do to give the town a voice and help the people heal?” Tracy told Steven Goff of the Washington Post. “There’s a lot of negativity in the media about Newtown and we want to show the other side. It was therapeutic for us too. We are grieving. Everyone has been grieving.”




1 comment
  1. Dan Woog
    commented on: December 24, 2012 at 8:01 a.m.
    THANKS, Marcus, for this powerful video. Newtown is indeed a wonderful place, and the soccer players there have a strong bond. Please know that the soccer world is thinking of you. -- Dan Woog, varsity boys coach, Staples High School, Westport, CT


Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
A cavalcade of Bundesliga own goals     
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] World Cup champion Christoph Kramer scoring a 40-yard own goal earlier ...
What They're Saying: Sigi Schmid    
"If we weren't creating chances, I'd be concerned. But we're creating chances and we had some ...
NCAA Division I Women's Tournament Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] Top-ranked UCLA needed a goal from Sam Mewis in the 88th minute to beat ...
U.S. Abroad: Weekend Hot (and Cold) List    
Aron Johannsson scored his first goal in more than seven months for AZ in its 1-0 ...
WFC2 to set up shop on UBC campus    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] The Vancouver Whitecaps became the seventh MLS club to launch a second team in ...
Youth Boys Report: U.S. U-17s take third in Chile    
The U.S. under-17 national team fell to Brazil, 4-3, in its second game at the Copa ...
Youth Boys Report: Brazil edges U.S. U-17s in thriller    
The U.S. under-17 national team fell to Brazil, 4-3, in its second game at the Copa ...
NCAA Division I Men's Tournament Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] Xavier upset No. 5 Indiana, 2-1, on goals by Matt Vasquenza and Will Walker ...
NCAA Division I Women's Tournament Scoreboard    
[SCHEDULE: Friday] The NCAA Division I Women's Tournament moves into the second round at regional sites ...
NCAA Division I Men's Tournament Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Thursday] San Diego converted penalty kicks in the 89th and 103rd minutes from Keegan Smith ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives