A new amateur soccer team opens a five-game home schedule at Taft Stadium in May as a member of a regional league which promoters hope will lead to the return of professional soccer to Oklahoma City in the mid-1990s.
The Oklahoma City Spirit, organized as a non-profit club for promotion of youth soccer, is scheduled to open play in the eight-team Lone Star Soccer Alliance on May 12 against Wichita.
Three home games are scheduled in June and one is set for July. League playoffs are Aug. 4 and the league championship game is set for Aug. 11 in Austin, Texas.
All games are scheduled on Saturday nights at 7:30, except for the July 8 contest, set on a …