The John F Kennedy Cup: The Legacy of an International Cup Competition on the West Coast, 1960 – 2018

From a must-read piece by Josh Duder on Protagonist Soccer: “The 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, was an avid sportsman; he played American Football and was a member of his high school swim team.” READ IT HERE: The John F Kennedy Cup: The Legacy of an International Cup Competition on the West Coast, 1960 – 2018 “The competition would go on to be dominated by Washingtonian teams like four-time winners FTI Seattle and legendary four-time winners Seattle Hibernian & Caledonian Saints. Hibs-Caley Saints, originally formed in 1990 as Transients Football Club, started accumulating silverware right away … Continue reading The John F Kennedy Cup: The Legacy of an International Cup Competition on the West Coast, 1960 – 2018

Sounders U23 win 4-0 away at Timbers U23

SALEM, Ore. — Timbers U23 endured a 4-0 loss in their home-opener against the Seattle Sounders U23. Over 900 fans returned to McCulloch Stadium to enjoy a new beer garden, Fanzone, tacos, and sundaes. The Timbers Army was in full swing, with drums, flags and tifos. Source: TIMBERS U23 FALL IN HOME-OPENER AGAINST SEATTLE SOUNDERS U23 Match: Box score with video replay Continue reading Sounders U23 win 4-0 away at Timbers U23

Knowing Dagi Kesim: Player reflects on 12 years with his soccer teacher

Editor’s Preface: When Kevin Baron (Kamiak HS) scored the first-ever goal for the Snohomish County FC Steelheads in league play in late April, it was a big moment for the player, the team and the head coach, Dagi Kesim. Now … Continue reading Knowing Dagi Kesim: Player reflects on 12 years with his soccer teacher