Fall High School Soccer is well underway around Washington with girls taking center stage in most divisions and boys doing battle in others. Rick Edelman and Jeff Halstead have shot matches in Western Washington for goalWA.net. Gerald Barnhart covers the greater Spokane area for Inland NW Soccer News.
Wilson Tsoi shot Sunday's City Derby match between the Huskies and the Redhawks for the UW via Red Box Pictures. See a great collection of his photos on this page. Washington beat Seattle 2-1 before 3,500 fans at Husky Soccer Field. It was the largest UW Men's Soccer home crowd ever.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3uS5fX8QBY LACEY, WA--- Olympia High School / Saint Martin's Saint alum and soccer star Austin Kelley was remembered on Sunday September 25 with a celebration of life at Saint Martin's University. See more coverage from The Olympian here. We've collected a few photos from Facebook in the gallery below.
The Tacoma Stars will kick off their 2016-17 Major Arena Soccer Season on Saturday October 29 at 6:05 PM in Kent's ShoWare Center. On Sunday The Tacoma Stars Satellites hosted a booth at the Washington State Fair with the team. Stars players mingled with fair-goers. See a peek at the proceedings in the video clip... Continue Reading →
HOUSTON, TX--–(Reign release) In their final regular season match of the 2016 NWSL season, Seattle Reign FC defeated the Houston Dash 3-2. It was Captain Keelin Winters’ final match for Reign FC. With the win, Reign FC (8-6-6, 30 pts) are now 7-0-0 all-time against the Dash, including a 3-0-0 record at BBVA Compass Stadium.... Continue Reading →
MONTLAKE, WA---The University of Washington Huskies hosted the Seattle University Redhawks on Sunday at Montlake in the inaugural WAC/101 Club Cup. Nearly 3,500 fans, a new UW record, packed Husky Soccer Field to see the Dawgs claim a 2-1 victory. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lh1xn14EmHQ Washington took the lead in the 27th minute on the third goal of the... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nrVAKWXnLI The Sounders are on the move for a final MLS Western Conference playoff spot after a thrilling 4-2 win on Sunday in Los Angeles against the LA Galaxy. Jordan Morris scored a second half brace as the Sounders first rallied and then pulled away. 20’ – LA – Robbie Keane (Sebastian Lletget, Giovani dos... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pFPZOqh7T0 (Sounders release) Following a 1-0 home win over Vancouver last Saturday, Sounders FC (10-13-5, 35 points) travels to Southern California to take on second-place LA Galaxy (11-4-15, 48 points) on Sunday afternoon at the StubHub Center (1:00 p.m. PT / ESPN, 107.7 The End, El Rey 1360 AM). Sunday's match is being broadcast nationally... Continue Reading →
Seattle Reign FC did not get the result they needed and as a result the club will miss the NWSL playoffs for the first time since 2013. Western New York's 4-0 win over the Boston Breakers officially knocked Seattle out of playoff contention. The Reign are in Houston to play the Dash tonight at 6:30... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iyCFkSl-G4 SPOKANE, WA---(Gonzaga release) The Gonzaga Bulldogs stayed unbeaten at home this year (6-0-1) and got back on the winning track with a 2-0 win over UNLV at Luger Field on Friday night. Colton Cavey broke the draw at 52:03 with a bending shot that found the left corner, as Isaiah Jackson was on the... Continue Reading →
Golazo Energy Drink has closed its doors, but the excellent work done with video to meld the former brand with local soccer remains online, including on their Vimeo Channel. These are beautifully done featurettes that capture a moment in local soccer "time" when the scene was bursting with edge, street smarts and creative flair...and the... Continue Reading →
The Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) has completed a month of soccer competition for women and men in the 2016 season. Below is a look back at the NWAC Players of the Week so far. (Graphics and releases from the NWAC. Cover photo - Shoreline v. Peninsula, by Wilson Tsoi, SCC Athletics.) Kyle Weller - SW... Continue Reading →
LACEY, WA --–(SMU release) The Saint Martin's University men's soccer team opened Great Northwest Athletic Conference play Thursday afternoon with a 2-1 win over Western Washington University at the SMU Soccer Field. The Saints recorded two goals in the first half to seal the win. The first goal was by McKray Kohn at 5:01 into the... Continue Reading →
SPOKANE, WA---Kohl Tomcho, who has been a standout goalkeeper with East Valley High School in Spokane for the last three years recently signed his Letter of Intent (LOI) with Walla Walla University. Kohl is the first recruit for 2017 to sign with Wolves Men's Soccer. Gabe Escobar, Kohl's High School Coach, says "Having the unique... Continue Reading →
Rick Edelman shot Bothell v. Eastlake in a recent KingCo 4A soccer match. See Rick's entire match gallery here. Eastlake won the match 2-1 on a brace from Hanna Kleppe.
The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) has been around since 2003. The league has been under the radar in Washington while it flourishes in the midwest, especially in Michigan. Last year 85 clubs played in the NPSL, including 19 new / expansion sides. It seems an announcement in regards to the Kitsap Pumas joining the... Continue Reading →
TACOMA, WA---(Stars release) The Tacoma Stars, in coordination with the Major Arena Soccer League, today revealed the club’s complete 2016-17 schedule. Included in the 20-game regular season slate is 10 home matches to be played at the ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington. The Stars come into the year fresh off a playoff appearance during the... Continue Reading →
VERMILLION, SD --–(EWU release) Junior Chloe Williams made history yet again on Friday, Sept. 16, as she became Eastern Washington's all-time points leader with a goal the 16th minute to lead the Eagles to a 3-1 victory at South Dakota in the final match of their season-long seven-game road trip. The record-setting goal was the... Continue Reading →
The Sounders got a huge win over Vancouver on Saturday afternoon at the Clink. goalWA.net photographer Wilson Tsoi caught the magic. See ALL of his photos here! https://www.facebook.com/goalWA/videos/1212132692182508/ Jordan Morris goal sequence
SEATTLE, WA--- So many times on Saturday at The Clink the Sounders were almost there - almost in the lead, almost closing in on the playoff race. It took real determination to keep at it, but by doing so the Sounders were able to score a late goal off of the noggin of Jordan Morris for... Continue Reading →
WALLA WALLA, WA --– (School release) Whitman College opened up Northwest Conference play Saturday afternoon against Linfield College at the Whitman Athletic Fields. The two teams played an overtime nail-biter that saw 46 shots between the two teams, the only one that mattered came with just over five minutes to play in overtime as Whitman's... Continue Reading →
TUMWATER, WA---Austin Kelley's body was recovered from the Salmon River near Riggns Idaho earlier this week. The discovery ended an 11-day search for the 26-year-old Tumwater native, husband and father. The soccer community in Thurston county has been devasted by the recent events which took the life of a much-loved man and gifted player. Links... Continue Reading →
SEATTLE, WA ---(UW release) A double overtime match between Washington and Davidson came to an end after a goal by David Coly late Friday night. The Huskies downed the Wildcats 3-2, improving to a 4-2 record on the season. (Cover photo: @UW_Msoccer) https://twitter.com/UW_MSoccer/status/777000141488214016 "We made it hard on ourselves" said Washington head coach Jamie Clark.... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kufHJ3xUnuQ SEATTLE,WA - (SU release) Alex Roldan played hero Friday night at Championship Field in front of a boisterous crowd excited to see the Redhawks in action after a five-game road stint to open the season. Earning a free kick outside the top right of the 18-yard box, the junior midfielder whipped a shot around... Continue Reading →