Redhawks Women’s Soccer volunteers at Swedish Hospital
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Redhawks Women’s Soccer volunteers at Swedish Hospital

Courtesy Seattle University Members of the Seattle University women’s soccer team showed that they care as much about their community as they do about soccer and their schoolwork, volunteering their time at the fourth annual Holidays at the Hospital at Swedish First Hill on December 8. Alongside members of the Seattle U Athletic Training staff, … Continue reading

Video Buzz: TOPSoccer in national video feature
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Video Buzz: TOPSoccer in national video feature

It’s great to see Washington TOPSoccer featured in a US Youth Soccer video on their national Youtube channel. Watch below as locals are interviewed from the Snohomish Soccer Dome! TOPSoccer, The Outreach Program (for) Soccer, is a unique program that enables children and adults, 4 years old and up with developmental and/or physical disabilities to play the World’s game. Anyone … Continue reading

Video Buzz: Seattle Reign players surprise Z Girls at Starfire
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Video Buzz: Seattle Reign players surprise Z Girls at Starfire

On Tuesday, August 13th players from women’s professional soccer team, Seattle Reign FC, made a special appearance at a Z Girls summer day camp. Reign players visited with the girls, shared their personal experiences growing up playing competitive soccer, and talked about how they coped with pressures on and off the field. The appearance was … Continue reading

PacNW goalkeeper Swain takes soccer skills to Japan
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PacNW goalkeeper Swain takes soccer skills to Japan

Erin Swain, 16, just returned from two weeks in Japan playing soccer and providing clinics and camps for Japanese students and military families.  Erin is a goalkeeper for GU17 PacNW Soccer Club (Renton, WA) and also plays for Seattle Christian Schools-the 1A State Finalists from 2012 when Erin was named all-state goalkeeper. The group she … Continue reading

Reign FC partners with You Can Play in support of equality in sports
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Reign FC partners with You Can Play in support of equality in sports

SEATTLE, WA – (club release) Seattle Reign FC today announced a partnership with the social advocacy group You Can Play. You Can Play is a campaign dedicated to the eradication of homophobia in sports, centered around the slogan, “If you can play, you can play.” The campaign was launched on March 4, 2012 by its … Continue reading

Friends of Mia Alumni Cup brings South Sound soccer community together
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Friends of Mia Alumni Cup brings South Sound soccer community together

The fifth annual Friends of Mia Alumni Soccer Cup was held last weekend in South Sound. OlySports.com has photos (see link below) and ThurstonTalk.com has posted a great write-up, which includes this intro: Friends of Mia is named after Mia Deligeannis, the late daughter of Lani Benavente and Casey Deligeannis and twin sister to brother Noah … Continue reading

Seattle U Women’s Soccer takes spring break service trip to Belize
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Seattle U Women’s Soccer takes spring break service trip to Belize

GoSeattleU.com—(school release) Seattle University women’s soccer head coach Julie Woodward alongside two of her student-athletes, Stephanie Verdoia (Salt Lake City, Utah) and Renae Russell (Lake Forest, Calif.), traveled to Belize over Spring Break for a service trip sponsored by Seattle U’s Professionals Without Borders (PWOB). Furthering Seattle U’s mission of educating the whole person, the group helped those in need at … Continue reading

FC Alliance Auction set for March 30 at Inglewood Golf Club
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FC Alliance Auction set for March 30 at Inglewood Golf Club

WOODINVILLE, Wash.—FC Alliance is the designated premier soccer club serving the Northshore Youth Soccer Association, and the Northshore School District, King & Snohomish county areas.  FC Alliance is a proud member of Washington Youth Soccer (WYS). The FC Alliance auction is quickly approaching. Seats are limited and filling up quickly, so register now to reserve your spot. You … Continue reading

Video Buzz: Street Soccer Seattle
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Video Buzz: Street Soccer Seattle

Street Soccer Seattle treats us to two videos today. The first is a recent appearance on KING 5 TV’s New Day Northwest. The second is a mix of soccer practices held by the group, which provides opportunities for homeless players to stay involved in soccer and transition off the streets. http://www.facebook.com/streetsoccerseattle goalWA.net Local Soccer News is … Continue reading

Indoor encore: Aviators, Skyhawks to play charity match Feb. 25
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Indoor encore: Aviators, Skyhawks to play charity match Feb. 25

ARLINGTON, Wash. — The Arlington Aviators and Snohomish Skyhawks aren’t ready to call the indoor season over just yet. They’ve scheduled a charity match for 8:30 PM on Monday February 25 at Soccer First Indoor Sports in Arlington to assist a local food bank. “It is important for our players to know that they have … Continue reading

Hope Solo donates time, money to Boys & Girls Clubs
Adult Leagues / Giving / Seattle Sounders Women / Women's Soccer

Hope Solo donates time, money to Boys & Girls Clubs

TUKWILA, Wash. – On December 18, Hope Solo spent time with children at the Henry T. Schatz Boys & Girls Club in Tacoma, Washington. She played games with Boys & Girls Club kids, answered questions from the crowd, and presented a $5,000 check on behalf of Solo and the Sounders Women to Boys & Girls Clubs … Continue reading

Soccer Recycling event on Sunday, August 5th from 11-3 at Code Four Athletics in Kent
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Soccer Recycling event on Sunday, August 5th from 11-3 at Code Four Athletics in Kent

Code Four Athletics, a Kent- based soccer specialty brand, is looking for your gently used soccer jerseys, soccer cleats, soccer balls and other gear as part of its first annual Soccer Recycling Event. You can drop off your donations Sunday, August 5th from 11am-3pm at the company’s showroom, located at 22013 68th Ave. S in … Continue reading

Bellingham United / Giving / Pacific Coast Soccer League

Bellinghammers SC founded, holding food drive in June

Even though the team has only been playing for a little over a month, Bellingham United has taken the community by storm. Averaging over 1000 fans a game, the team ranks 4th in the region in attendance amongst men’s clubs behind only the Major League Soccer Seattle Sounders, Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps. Continue reading