Rebecca Lobo

On The Fly: Ellington's Stephen Schirra Wins MLS Contest

Stephen Schirra of Ellington won Major League Soccer's community MVP contest and a $10,000 check for his charity. From his Facebook post, in which he thanked people for voting for him and his family for supporting him: "To those spreading awareness throughout our little town of Ellington, and to those advocating on our behalf all over the world, I can't express my gratitude enough for each and every one of you." Schirra has "hand-delivered 870 soccer balls to children in need and worked with over 2,200 kids from 35 organizations spanning seven countries," according to the MLS nomination concerning his nonprofit, which is called "Around the Worlds, Around...