Tying in the Lights record book as top scorer, Irvin Raul Parra received the assist from his childhood friend, Jose Villarreal.
The Renaissance Companies Inc., which is working with Las Vegas officials to build a new soccer-specific stadium downtown, attended the event in Orlando, Florida.
Pairing with the “Think Kindness” organization, Lights shine brightly about halfway across the world, restoring faith in humanity.
Top scorer Irvin Raul Parra went into a three-way tie for most goals in Lights history as the Lights FC won 2-1 over Rio Grande Valley FC and extended their road losing streak to five games in a United Soccer League match Saturday in front of 8,818 at Cashman Field.
Substitute Alfonso Ocampo-Chavez scored twice in the second half to help the Tacoma Defiance end a 14-match winless streak with a 4-1 victory over the Lights FC in a United Soccer League match Wednesday in Tacoma, Washington.
The 27-year-old midfielder couldn’t walk after the left side of his body was run over. He was bedridden for 2½ months and didn’t touch a soccer ball for 3½ months.
Auggie Rodriguez’s hardship created a love for the underdog story
Irvin Raul Parra scored on a penalty kick in the 85th minute to earn Lights FC a 2-2 tie with L.A. Galaxy II in a United Soccer League match Thursday at Cashman Field.
On the 25th anniversary anniversary of the 1994 World Cup team, Wynalda will be out of the match for “irresponsible behavior”
The Lights FC will look to continue their two-match winning streak and undefeated home record when they face OKC Energy FC Saturday at Cashman Field.
The backline will be a source of contention as the MLS veteran heads back to his home team.
The 41-year-old has seen his 20-plus years of soccer endeavors come to fruition. His team ranks as one of the United Soccer League’s attendance leaders.
Tabort Etaka Preston scored on a header in the 42nd minute as Lights FC upset El Paso Locomotive FC 1-0 in a United Soccer League match Saturday in El Paso, Texas.
Tuesday was the 25th anniversary of one of the greatest soccer goals in U.S. Men’s National Team history, a free kick that gave the Americans a 1-1 draw against Switzerland.
Starting midfielder Cristhian Hernandez was let go and leading scorer Irvin Parra’s suspension was extended for a second game.