SMOKEY POINT, WA---The Snohomish County FC Steelheads plan to call the Smokey Point area home as they prepare for their first season of regional play in the Western Washington Premier League (WWPL) in 2019. Specifically, the club will be submitting dates to play home matches in Dick Cardinal Stadium at Lakewood High School. The club... Continue Reading →
GIG HARBOR, WA--- The Western Washington Premier League (WWPL) agreed at its recent meeting that the premier adult men's amateur circuit would partner with the South King County Soccer Referee Association (SKCSRA) in the 2019 season. SKCSRA will provide officiating crews at all WWPL matches. SKCSRA was established in 1995 and provides WWPL access to... Continue Reading →
KENT, WA. – The Tacoma Stars improved to 2-0 on the 2018-19 Major Arena Soccer League Season with a 9-6 win over the Dallas Sidekicks (1-1) on Friday night at the accesso ShoWare Center. For the second straight game the Stars were powered by a hat-trick, this time off the foot of Philip Lund. Matt Clare... Continue Reading →
GIG HARBOR, WA--- The Western Washington Premier League (WWPL) held its annual organizational meeting on Wednesday December 5 in Gig Harbor. The group included five new clubs as the league grows to eleven for the 2019 season. Ups and Downs The WWPL will embrace a promotion and relegation system starting with the 2020 season. The... Continue Reading →
LYNNWOOD, WA---TOCA Football, Inc, a sports technology and supplemental training business specializing in indoor soccer training centers, opened its newest location in Lynnwood, Wash., November 17. Over 300 people gathered to experience TOCA's revolutionary indoor soccer training and meet local pros such as Harry Shipp, Cristian Roldan, Megan Oyster, Michelle Betos and Kiersten Dallstream. (Q13... Continue Reading →
Through adversity, both expected and unforeseen, Gonzaga women’s soccer finished 10-4-4 — winning 10 games for the second straight year — and earning a fourth-place finish in the West Coast Conference. The season got off to an unusual start, with smoke from the August fires forcing the Zags to cancel two of their early nonconference... Continue Reading →
Kent, WA. – (MASLsoccer.com) The Tacoma Stars opened their 2018-19 Major Arena Soccer League season with a bang, knocking off the Turlock Express 12-2 at the accesso ShoWare Center in front of 3,437. For the match, the Stars out-shot Turlock 27-4 and were led by Nick Perera’s three goals. https://twitter.com/ArmOfCrass/status/1069066121943310336 Philip Lund opened the scoring... Continue Reading →
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Six different players scored for the Oly Town Artesians but the Snohomish Skyhawks blanked the Artesians in the fourth quarter and got a late power play goal from Devin Shull to... Source: Artesians Drop A Close One To Snohomish
BELLINGHAM, Wash. – The Evergreen Premier League is excited to announce that Pacific Northwest Soccer Club has been admitted to the league as the 10th member of the EPLWA. The Tukwila, Washington based club will begin play for the 2019 season and will be based out of Starfire Sports. The team will train at Starfire but a home venue for games is still to be determined.
PacNW was formed in 2012 when Greater Renton FC and Dos FC merged and now serves over 1,100 youth players competing in the U.S Soccer Development Academy, the Elite Clubs National League, and Washington Youth Soccer’s Regional Club League.
Last season, PacNW created an opportunity for their college age players when they partnered with OSA FC and played as PacNW/OSA FC in the National Premier Soccer League. The two clubs mutually split after the season with the PacNW U23s striking out on their own…
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The Western Washington Premier League has added an 11th club ahead of the league meeting to be held December 5 in Tacoma. The newest club will represent Bellevue under the name BeSea FC. BeSea FC is under the direction of Bellevue College head soccer coach Eduardo Millan. Millan says the club plans to play its... Continue Reading →
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 psychology... Continue Reading →
SEATTLE, WA--- (press release) The Seattle Youth Soccer Association (SYSA) has hired David Griffiths, a veteran of Seattle and Washington youth soccer, to replace retiring Executive Director Ed D’Alessandro. “SYSA has one of the most successful and vigorous recreational youth soccer programs in the United States,” said incoming Executive Director Dave Griffiths. “I’m excited to... Continue Reading →
The Western Indoor Soccer League has named Bellingham United’s Jared Davis Offensive Player of the Week and Tacoma Stars Reserves goalkeeper Mike Arguello Defensive Player of the Week for week one of the 2018-2019 season.
Jared Davis, a Mill Creek native and graduate of Henry M. Jackson High School, recorded a hat trick and an assist in Bellingham United’s 9-4 season opener win over the Snohomish Skyhawks. A member of the 2017-2018 WISL Championship team, the Spokane Community College product saw the team unfurl their third championship banner and then went out and matched his goal total from that season.
The Tacoma Stars Reserves and Oly-Pen Force opened the WISL season a week earlier than anyone else and Stars Reserves goalkeeper Mike Arguello held the Force to just a pair of goals in 60 minutes of play. Signed as the backup to iron man Danny Waltman for the Major…
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WISL REGULAR SEASON
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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The Western Washington Premier League (WWPL) has added 4 new clubs so far for the 2019 season. With the loss of 1 that puts the regional men's premier circuit at 10 members right now. The growth spurt means the league will surely see some schedule changes for the upcoming season, tentatively set to kick off... Continue Reading →
The West Seattle Soccer Club celebrates its 50th year of operations in 2018. Founder Joe Smith narrates the club's origins and tells the stories of the club's many noted players. Jim McAlister, one of the club's original players, recalls the early days of youth soccer and its role in shaping his professional career. Current coaches... Continue Reading →
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SEATTLE --- Washington has earned its third-straight trip to the NCAA Tournament and will host Atlantic Sun Champs Lipscomb University in a first-round match on Thursday at Husky Soccer Stadium. Source: Huskies Host Lipscomb in NCAA First Round https://twitter.com/UW_MSoccer/status/1062046785944735744 https://twitter.com/UW_MSoccer/status/1062050155271118848
WISL REGULAR SEASON Tacoma Stars Reserves 8, Olympic Force 2 TACOMA, Wash. – The Tacoma Stars Reserves exploded for five goals in the second quarter and then held the Oly-Pen Force scoreless … Source: Stars Reserves Open WISL Season With 8-2 Win
(NWACsports.org) 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 →
(NWACsports.org) 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 →
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 →
WSU dominated Montana, 5-1, to advance on in the NCAA Tournament. Source: Cougars Cruise Into The NCAA Second Round https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruHK-BoGPuM