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New Torrent women's team gives area soccer players high-level opportunity

Published March 23, 2017

The Torrent on Thursday announced the addition of a sister team that will begin play in the Women's Premier Soccer League in 2018. It will provide women the chance to continue playing soccer at a competitive level in Milwaukee, where no such option currently exists.

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Saturday night's WWE-themed game is a must-win for playoff-racing Wave

Published Feb. 17, 2017

With the regular season nearly over and the playoff race still undecided, the Wave are preparing for perhaps their biggest game of the year, a divisional showdown against the first-place Kansas City Comets, at 7:35 p.m. on Saturday night at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.

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On Mascot Game day, Wave will look to win sixth straight Sunday vs. Rampage

Published Jan. 27, 2017

Coming off a big win over the defending Major Arena Soccer League champions, the Wave have another tough test coming up this weekend at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. Milwaukee hosts Cedar Rapids on Sunday afternoon at 2:05 p.m. The game theme is "Not So Scary" Halloween.

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Busy Wave weekend begins with home game Saturday vs. defending champs

Published Jan. 19, 2017

The six-time champion Milwaukee Wave prepare for a busy weekend coming off an exciting third straight win over Chicago. The first game of the weekend takes place Saturday, Jan. 21 at 6:05 p.m. at UWM-Panther Arena against Baltimore. The theme is "Saturday Night Fever."

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After successful provisional season, Torrent becomes full NPSL member

Published Nov. 16, 2016

The Torrent is now an official member of the National Premier Soccer League. The NPSL announced Wednesday that Milwaukee, which played provisionally last season - its first year as an organized club - had attained full member status and would compete in the league's Midwest Region.

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Milwaukee Cup more than a rivalry game for Marquette, UWM; it's a classic derby

Published Sept. 14, 2016

Take everything that's great about a sports rivalry - geographic proximity, history between the teams, regularity of the competition, passion and provincialism and resentment of the fans - and then intensify and concentrate it. That's the Milwaukee Cup between Marquette and UWM. It's tonight.

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High-scoring Torrent clinch conference championship in inaugural season

Published July 9, 2016

As Milwaukee was putting the finishing touches on its 5-0 victory over LC Aris FC on Saturday - a win that clinched the NPSL Midwest Central Conference championship in the squad's inaugural season - an enthusiastic supporter in the Uihlein Soccer Park stands yelled out, "The Torrent score more than the Brewers!"

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Torrent partners with Too Much Metal, adds 414 patch to team jerseys

Published June 21, 2016

The Milwaukee Torrent soccer team has added the 414 area code to the left sleeve of its home and away jerseys. The Torrent has also teamed up with local Milwaukee's Too Much Metal For One Hand in order to add more merchandise and designs to the team store.