SPOKANE, WA --– (school release) Bryan Olson, the top assistant coach for the highly successful Whitworth men's soccer program, has been selected to take over as the new head coach for the Pirate women's soccer team, according to Whitworth Director of Athletics Tim Demant. Olson will replace Jael Hagerott, who stepped down as women's soccer coach... Continue Reading →
The Tacoma Stars are headed to the MASL playoffs thanks to another great late show from Mike Ramos. He scored the winner in a 5-4 triumph last Friday at the ShoWare Center. Jeff Halstead shot the match for goalWA.net. PHOTOS: Jeff Halstead Stars - Fury Gallery Stars v. Sockers in MASL playoffs Wed. March 2 @... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcLDW0p2r5A&feature=youtu.be Bellingham United has won their first major trophy as a club after they outlasted the Olympic Force 8-5 in the WISL Final on February 27 before an overflow crowd of 755 at the Bellingham Sportsplex. Above is a highlight reel and trophy presentation video.
https://www.facebook.com/WISLnews/videos/vb.261329040738386/462295050641783 BELLINGHAM, WA--- Bellingham United won their first league title on Saturday night at the Bellingham Sportsplex with a wild, spirited 8-5 win over the Olympic Force in the Western Indoor Soccer League (WISL) Final before a packed house of 755 screaming, chanting fans. VIDEOS up at: https://www.facebook.com/WISLnews/ Youtube Highlight Reel Founded in 2011, BUFC began... Continue Reading →
https://twitter.com/TacomaStarsSC/status/703460568624017408 TACOMA, WA--- (club release) For the second week in a row, midfielder Michael Ramos sealed victory for the Tacoma Stars (13-7). His last-minute goal on Friday night at the ShoWare Center lifted the Stars to a 5-4 victory over the visiting Ontario Fury (12-8), and vaulted Tacoma into the Major Arena Soccer League playoffs.... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aY1hA2qthZw It's coming to a dramatic end right where it all began. The 2015-16 Western Indoor Soccer League Final will be played at the Bellingham Sportsplex on Saturday night February 27 at 7:30 PM between Bellingham United and the Olympic Force. The current WISL campaign began back on October 31 when the same Sportsplex hosted... Continue Reading →
TACOMA, WA --- (club release) The Tacoma Stars (12-7) face a must-win game in the Pacific Division playoff race when they host the Ontario Fury (12-7) this Friday, Feb. 26 at the ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington. With both teams sporting a record of 12-7, the winner of Friday’s match will be guaranteed the last... Continue Reading →
MOUNT VERNON, WA--- The Skagit Valley College soccer program begins a new era with the announcement by the school that Tony Savoy has been named Soccer Coordinator for the school and will also coach the Cardinals Women. He'll work alongside Joe Spencer, who has been named head coach for the Men. In an article from... Continue Reading →
SEATTLE, WA --- (club release) Pacific Northwest Soccer Club (“PacNW”) announced today that U.S. soccer legend Roy Lassiter will join the club as the Boys Director of Coaching (U13-U18) for the 2016-17 season. Lassiter joins the club from Arsenal FC in Temecula, California, where he coached Arsenal’s U14 U.S. Soccer Development Academy team and also served... Continue Reading →
SPOKANE, WA – (school release) Gonzaga men’s soccer head coach Einar Thorarinsson announced his 2016 recruiting class that includes three standouts set to join the team for the upcoming season. (Graphics from Zags Facebook page.) The three incoming freshman include Tacoma, Wash., native Davis Behnke, Isaiah Jackson from Littleton, Colo., and Brady Henderson from Snohomish, Wash. “With each... Continue Reading →
https://www.instagram.com/p/BCJy1zQk4sg/ SEATTLE, WA --- (club release) Seattle Sounders FC opened its 2016 season on Tuesday night in the Knockout Round of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League, securing a 2-2 draw with reigning champion Club America in the first leg of the Quarterfinals. In front of a capacity crowd of 42,836 at CenturyLink Field - a... Continue Reading →
LEWIS COUNTY, WA---Twin City Union out of Centralia / Chehalis have released their brand new club logo as they prepare to help the Northwest Premier League launch its first ever season in 2016. The logo features a silver shield with the word "Union" at its heart, and a railroad spike acting as the "I" in... Continue Reading →
CHENEY, WA--– (GoEags.com) Eastern Washington University Women's Soccer head coach Chad Bodnar has announced the signing of six high school seniors to National Letters of Intent. MORE: Eags announce spring schedule Hadley Bezon (Maple Valley, Wash./Tahoma HS), Johanna Di Lulo (Boise, Idaho/Boise HS), Brooke Dunbar (Santa Rosa, Calif./Maria Carrillo HS), Jordan Lemieux (Bothell, Wash./Inglemoor HS), Saige Lyons... Continue Reading →
BREMERTON, WA--- (club release) Kitsap Alliance FC, the area’s premier-level youth soccer club, announced today the appointment of a new Director of Coaching, Keegan Miller. “After an extensive search and selection process,” said Peter Braun, Board President. “The board of directors is delighted that Keegan Miller has accepted the Director of Coaching position with our... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOmC_XFttQ4 SEATTLE, WA---It was annual "Media Day" for the Sounders at CenturyLink Field on Monday and Francine Scott and Jeff Halstead have both shared galleries with goalWA.net. Facebook.com/goalWA: Francine Scott at Media Day Facebook.com/goalWA: Jeff Halstead at Media Day Tonight Seattle takes on Club America at the Clink in the CONCACAF Champions League. Read a... Continue Reading →
The Western Indoor Soccer League Semifinal between the Olympic Force and Sporting Everett was attended by over 500 fans at the Olympic Sports Center and included special guest and Sounders great Roger Levesque! Michael Landon of ML4 Photography shares a big gallery at Facebook.com/goalWA!
TACOMA, WA - (school release) After completing his 20th season with Logger women's soccer and earning the program's15th Northwest Conference Championship in 2015 (14 of them consecutively), Hanson announced that he is retiring from Puget Sound University. "Randy is one of the most respected women's soccer coaches in the country and we are grateful to... Continue Reading →
SEATTLE, WA--- (school releases) Seattle University head men’s soccer coach Pete Fewing has signed a new four-year contract, which keeps him at the helm of the Redhawks through the 2019 season. “We are very fortunate to have Pete as our head men’s soccer coach for several more years,” said Director of Athletics, Bill Hogan. “With... Continue Reading →
TUKWILA, WA---The 2016 Washington Youth Soccer Presidents Cup and 2016 US Youth Soccer State Championships were decided over the weekend at Starfire Sports Complex for Boys over multiple age groups. The winners and links are posted below. Jeff Halstead shot two matches for goalWA.net, a Presidents Cup semifinal between Washington Premier FC B99 White and... Continue Reading →
The Tacoma Stars kept their MASL playoff hopes alive with a spell-binding 8-7 win over the San Diego Sockers on Saturday night at the ShoWare Center. Jeff Halstead shot the match for goalWA.net and shares these shots with us. See all 78 photos over on Facebook.com/goalWA!
SEATTLE,WA – (school release) Washington head coach Jamie Clark is pleased to announce the signing of eight high school seniors to national letters of intent. The diverse group should have an immediate and lasting effect on the Husky soccer program. In addition to the eight new Huskies, two members of last year’s class will join the... Continue Reading →
Bellingham United and the Olympic Force have advanced to the Western Indoor Soccer League Final after exciting, contentious victories in February 20th's semifinals. In Bremerton the Force held off Sporting Everett 8-4 before over 500 fans. In Bellingham the Hammers edged the Tacoma Stars Reserves 5-4 before 460 fans. The two will meet on Saturday... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrMq315IogA&feature=youtu.be TACOMA, WA --- (club release) A power play goal from midfielder Michael Ramos in the final seconds of the match lifted the Tacoma Stars (12-7) to an 8-7 victory over the San Diego Sockers (11-7) on Saturday night at the ShoWare Center. Ramos and defender Steve Mohn both recorded braces in the victory while... Continue Reading →
BELLINGHAM, WA --– (school release) Western Washington University head men’s soccer coach Greg Brisbon has announced the addition of eight student-athletes to for the 2016 season. The student-athletes who are slated to become Vikings starting in the 2016 season are the following: Name Position Hometown High School/College Austin Ball Forward/Midfield Bellevue, WA Interlake High School Alex... Continue Reading →