Brain Training with Connor Hartley: The Power of “Yet”

My name is Connor Hartley. I’m a mental performance consultant from Tacoma, Washington. I teach mental skills to athletes, musicians, students, and other types of performers, including elite athletes in soccer, basketball and golf. I have a master’s degree in mental health counseling with a focus in sport psychology from Boston University, and a bachelor’s in... Continue Reading →

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Bellingham, Tacoma Narrows Notch Season Opener Wins

WISL - Fifth Season

Tacoma Narrows FC

Tacoma Narrows FC 9, Oly Town Artesians 6

Tacoma Narrows FC won their first ever WISL game behind a hat trick by Alex Vogt and two goals from Jay Weinman on the road in front of a big crowd in Olympia.

Narrows struck first with their first franchise goal scored by AJ Nitzel just a minute and a half gone in the game. The two teams were tied 3-3 midway through the second quarter before Tacoma broke the game open, taking a 5-3 lead at halftime, a lead they would never relinquish. Oly got to within one goal twice, including once in the fourth quarter, but Narrows would pull away in the end for the 9-6 win.

TJ O’Connor and Nate Boatright each recorded braces for Oly Town and keeper Ryan Perkins kept the game close despite facing a barrage of shots. Nate Salveson…

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Peninsula Pirates Women raise 2018 NWAC Flag

( Clark College’s historically dominant defense finally faltered Sunday afternoon, as the second-ranked Peninsula College Pirates claimed the NWAC women’s soccer championship by a score of 2-0. In a dominant run, the third-ranked Clark College Penguins have allowed just one goal in the last thirteen games. It took just four minutes for the second-best offense... Continue Reading →

Tacoma Titans Men take 2018 NWAC Trophy

( The second-ranked Tacoma College Titans won a physical and sometimes chippy NWAC men’s soccer championship in a matchup of two high-octane offenses, defeating the third-ranked Whatcom Community College Orcas by a score of 2-0. Tacoma head coach Jason Prenovost won the Coach of the Year title, while sophomore forward Alex Whiting won the tournament... Continue Reading →

NWC Champion Lutes Men Land 7 Award Winners

The Northwest Conference office unveiled its end of the year award winners for the sport on men's soccer on Tuesday with seven members of the two-time Northwest Conference Champion Pacific Lutheran University men's soccer team earning recognition. Source: NWC Champion Men's Soccer Lands 7 Award Winners

Tacoma Stars Reserves Capture WISL Preseason Tournament Title

WISL - Fifth Season

BREMERTON, Wash. – Behind a first half goal by Jeff Bader and a shutout by goalkeeper Mike Arguello, the Tacoma Stars Reserves White squad captured the 2018 Western Indoor Soccer League Preseason Tournament with a 1-0 win over Bellingham United on Saturday night at the Oly-Pen Sports Center. It was a high scoring tournament featuring eight squads from five of the WISL’s six teams that was capped off by a defensive battle that saw keepers Arguello and Bellingham’s Riley Liddle allow just the one goal.

Full results from today’s tournament:

Group A
Tacoma Stars Reserves Blue 5, Oly Town Artesians 1
Oly-Pen Force Blue 5, Tacoma Narrows White…

Oly-Pen Force Blue 6, Tacoma Stars Reserves Blue 4
Tacoma Narrows White 8, Oly Town Artesians 1

Oly-Pen Force Blue 6, Oly Town Artesians…
Tacoma Narrows White 4, Tacoma Stars Reserves Blue 3

Force Blue (29 points) and Narrows White (18 points)…

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