Soccer fest

Photo courtesy of Robert Ankrapp

The Dearborn Heights Soccer Club recently hosted the Waza Soccer Friendlies. Over 100 teams came April 9 and 10 from Canada, Indiana and Ohio and more than 1,000 players participated. The volunteers from the Dearborn Heights Soccer Club and Waza Dad’s Club helped to make the event a success. Among them are tournament director Leif Larsen (left), tournament administrator Craig Wimmer, DHSC President Scott Maroncelli, Mayor Daniel Paletko, DHSC Vice President Sal Marchionda and DHSC public relations coordinator Joe Scarcelli.