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  • Rayo OKC falls at home to Indy Eleven

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    YUKON — Rayo OKC hosted Indy Eleven on Saturday at Miller Stadium in North American Soccer League action. Coming off its first win of the season last week in Miami, Rayo could not duplicate the success it found on the road and lost to Indy 2-1. Rayo took control of the game from the kickoff...

  • FC Dallas loans Moises Hernandez to Rayo OKC

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Fri, Apr 29, 2016

    FC Dallas has loaned defender Moises Hernandez to Rayo OKC, the clubs announced Friday. Yes, that's right, Rayo OKC. Not Oklahoma City Energy FC, who Dallas has an affiliation with. Player loans are not restricted to teams with affiliations. It only seems strange on the surface that Dallas...

  • OKC Energy to host Chivas in summer exhibition

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Thu, Apr 28, 2016

    Bob Funk Jr. and Tim McLaughlin are on a mission to bring Major League Soccer to Oklahoma City. The co-owners of Oklahoma City Energy FC, Funk and McLaughlin have spent the past three years working on growing the game of soccer in the city in a slow, methodical process. Wednesday, another...

  • OKC Energy hosts Swope Park Rangers

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Sat, Apr 23, 2016

    Believe it or not, the United Soccer League is in Week 5. Oklahoma City Energy FC hosts the Swope Park Rangers, Sporting Kansas City’s new USL team, at 7 p.m. Saturday at Taft Stadium. The Energy (0-1-1) is not only searching for its first win, but is also searching for some consistency in the...

  • Rayo OKC gets first win in Miami

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Fri, Apr 22, 2016

    Miami – Rayo OKC won its first match in franchise history on Friday with a 3-2 decision over Miami FC. A one-hour lightning delay didn’t leave any Rayo players lagging in what was also the team’s first road match of the year. The slippery turf at Florida International University made things...

  • Oklahoma City FC hosting open tryouts

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Fri, Apr 22, 2016

    Oklahoma City FC, an amateur women’s team in the Women’s Premier Soccer League, is hosting open tryouts May 1 at Lakeview Soccer Complex in Yukon. The WPSL has a three-month summer season which sees mostly college athletes looking to get some game action in the offseason. OKCFC boasted a...

  • Short film highlights local students' work in community

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Mon, Apr 18, 2016

    The spirit of the city will not be defeated. The Grid, Energy FC’s supporters group, raised a tifo before the Energy took on Seattle last year on April 18. A giant banner, half blue-half green, with the survivor tree painted in the middle of it. Four other banners with the words ‘The spirit of...

  • OKC Energy match postponed

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Sat, Apr 16, 2016

    Oklahoma City Energy FC's Sunday match with Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 has been postponed, the league announced Saturday night. The Energy flew to Denver en route to Vancouver, but were then snowed in. Denver International Airport reported hundreds of cancelled flights while a snowstorm blew...

  • Mauro Cichero signs with OKC Energy U23 team

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Thu, Apr 14, 2016

    Oklahoma City Energy FC announced Thursday it has signed three more players to its U23 team. The Energy now has six players signed on for the upcoming season. Thursday's announcement brings the first familiar face to the Energy U23s. Mauro Cichero, who played at Norman North and was The...

  • Jimmy Nielsen honored by Sporting Kansas City

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Wed, Apr 13, 2016

    Oklahoma City Energy FC head coach Jimmy Nielsen was honored by Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday as part of the Major League Soccer club’s all-time starting lineup. Sporting KC is celebrating its 20th season. Nielsen spent four seasons in Kansas City before his 2013 retirement. With Sporting...

  • Coy Craft scores tremendous goal for Oklahoma City Energy FC

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Sun, Apr 10, 2016

    Oklahoma City Energy FC hosted Saint Louis FC on Saturday at Taft Stadium. The USL teams played to a 2-2 draw. The Energy equalized in the 60th minute when Coy Craft, an 18-year-old on loan from FC Dallas, netted a magical strike from more than 30 yards away. Craft said after the game is was...

  • Rayo OKC stunned in stoppage time

    Chris Brannick | Updated: Sat, Apr 9, 2016

    Yukon — Rayo OKC finally got on the scoreboard in its second game in franchise history. Unfortunately for Rayo, the Carolina Railhawks put up more goals. Carolina defeated Rayo 3-2 on Saturday in North American Soccer League play in front of 5,851 fans at Miller Stadium. Ryan Johnson...

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