Soccer: Sting lose opener to North Branch

The Spectrum/Big Lake Sting boys vsoccer team opened their season on Thursday with a 4-1 loss to the North Branch Vikings.

Senior defender Eric Nordberg scored the lone goal for the Sting on a penalty kick with 8 minutes remaining in the second half. Seventh-grade goal keeper, Pablo Morillo, saved 14 shots.

The Sting travel to Rockford  for their next game on Monday.