“Small Club” attendance: EPLWA makes mark in first year
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“Small Club” attendance: EPLWA makes mark in first year

The home seasons of Washington’s summer “Small Clubs” are done and we can now get our first look at home attendance averages for two of the three leagues. Washington’s two NPSL clubs, Seattle Sporting FC and Inter United FC, did not report their home crowd numbers. So we will look at how the PDL and EPLWA … Continue reading

Pumas learn playoff foes, will travel to Tucson
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Pumas learn playoff foes, will travel to Tucson

The Kitsap Pumas now know the teams they will be joining in the PDL Western Conference Finals. FC Tucson and Vancouver Whitecaps U-23′s will join division winners Kitsap and Ventura County Fusion in the semis that will lead to the conference finals. FC Tucson held on Saturday night to beat LA Misioneros 2-1. On Wednesday the … Continue reading

Pumas take NW Division and 2014 Ruffneck Cup
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Pumas take NW Division and 2014 Ruffneck Cup

REDMOND, WA — (Pumas release) All season long, the Kitsap Pumas have been checking goals off its list once they’ve reached them. They checked off a few more items Friday night as they defeated the Washington Crossfire 3-1 at Redmond High School. The win gives them the PDL Northwest Division title, the third time in … Continue reading

Sounders U23 get a point on Canada trip
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Sounders U23 get a point on Canada trip

TACOMA, WA – The Sounders U-23 (14pts, 4-4-2) played two games on the road this past weekend against the Victoria Highlanders (18pts, 5-3-3), and the Vancouver Whitecaps (18pts, 5-3-3). The Sounders drew 0-0 against Victoria on Saturday, and fell to the Whitecaps, 0-3 on Sunday. Victoria forced the Sounders to shoot from a distance throughout … Continue reading

Gunners taste victory against Lane United
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Gunners taste victory against Lane United

ISSAQUAH, WA — Puget Sound Gunners midfielder Justice Duerksen had no choice but to score in Friday’s contest against Lane United FC, for family pride was on the line. Saturday in the PDL: Timbers U-23′s 2-1 Kitsap Pumas, Victoria Highlanders 0-0 Sounders U23. His younger sister, in town from California for a local soccer tournament, had scored a … Continue reading

Puget Sound Gunners partner with Buyers’ Choice for June 27 promotion
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Puget Sound Gunners partner with Buyers’ Choice for June 27 promotion

ISSAQUAH, WA — The Puget Sound Gunners are pleased to announce a partnership with Buyers’ Choice Direct Mail Inc. to help promote the Friday, June 27 home game against Lane United FC. The Woodinville-based company specializes in helping businesses grow, through the mailing of its Buyers’ Choice Coupon Booklets to more than 180,000 homes on the … Continue reading

Unbeaten Kitsap Pumas run past Crossfire in second half
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Unbeaten Kitsap Pumas run past Crossfire in second half

BREMERTON, WA— (Pumas release) It was the quintessential tale of two halves Saturday night. The Kitsap Pumas and Washington Crossfire didn’t set the world on fire in the first half, but in the second both sides made a better run at getting three points. Kitsap were that much better however, as Chuy Sanchez, Miguel Gonzalez and … Continue reading

Sounders U23′s lash Lane United in Sumner
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Sounders U23′s lash Lane United in Sumner

SUMNER, WA – (club release) The Sounders U-23 defeated Lane United FC in impressive fashion Friday night at Sunset Stadium by a final score of 4-0. The Sounders U-23 added three second half goals to their first half score to earn the three points and the shutout. On Wednesday night in Redmond Washington Crossfire topped Lane … Continue reading

Gunners’ Apollon signs with Bangkok FC
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Gunners’ Apollon signs with Bangkok FC

ISSAQUAH, WA — Puget Sound Gunners forward Ash Apollon’s time in the Premier Development League was a brief, but fruitful one, as he announced June 13 that he was leaving to pursue a professional opportunity with a Belgium club, before eventually signing a contract with a pro club in Thailand. Apollon told Gunners coaches he … Continue reading

Picture Perfect: Jeff Halstead shoots PDL, EPLWA matches
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Picture Perfect: Jeff Halstead shoots PDL, EPLWA matches

Jeff Halstead (Narrows Photography) shot two matches last weekend. First he was in Bremerton to shoot the Kitsap Pumas v. Sounders U23 (PDL) on Friday June 13. The next afternoon he was in Tacoma to capture South Sound FC v. WestSound FC (EPLWA) at the Lincoln Bowl. We’ve got links to both galleries along with … Continue reading

Pumas, Sounders U23 play to third straight tie
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Pumas, Sounders U23 play to third straight tie

BREMERTON, Wash. – (Pumas release) The Kitsap Pumas and Sounders FC U23 are about as equal as two sides can be when facing off against each other. They showed that again Friday night with a 1-1 draw at Gordon Field. It’s the third consecutive match dating back to last season that the two have played and come … Continue reading

PDL update: Pumas top the NW table, Gunners lead Ruffneck Cup
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PDL update: Pumas top the NW table, Gunners lead Ruffneck Cup

The Kitsap Pumas top the current Premier Development League (PDL) Northwest Division table. They’ve played seven matches, same as second place Victoria. The Sounders U23 are third but have played only five games so far. The Pumas beat Lane United last Saturday in Bremerton. Lane, an expansion club, is off to a fine 2-1-1 start … Continue reading

Sounders U-23 beat Washington Crossfire 2-1
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Sounders U-23 beat Washington Crossfire 2-1

TUKWILA, WA– (club release) The Sounders U-23 defeated the Washington Crossfire FC 2-1 Friday night at Starfire Sports Complex. Sounders goals by Moh Dumbuya in the first half and Luis Esteves in the second half were enough to earn the Sounders U-23 the three points and their third consecutive victory. (Match Photos Gallery) The match went … Continue reading

Sounders beat Whitecaps in battle of U-23′s
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Sounders beat Whitecaps in battle of U-23′s

UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA – (club release) The Sounders U-23 (3 pts., 1-2-0) earned their first victory of the 2014 PDL season defeating the Vancouver Whitecaps (2 pts., 0-4-2) 3-0 Friday night at Curtis High School. An energetic and sharp attack from the Sounders U-23 coupled with gutsy play at the back led to the Sounders success … Continue reading

Sounders U-23 host Whitecaps U-23 tonight at Curtis HS
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Sounders U-23 host Whitecaps U-23 tonight at Curtis HS

UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA – The Sounders U-23 (0pts 0-2-0) will host the Vancouver Whitecaps U-23 (3pts 0-2-3) Friday night at Curtis High School in search of their first points of the 2014 season. The Cascadia rival clubs will meet for a 7:00 p.m. start. The Sounders opened the season on the road against league newcomer, … Continue reading

Gunners hit the road for two in Oregon
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Gunners hit the road for two in Oregon

ISSAQUAH, WA— (club release) The Puget Sound Gunners FC will head out on the road for a two-game road trip against a pair of Oregon teams this weekend. They’ll face the Portland Timbers U-23s May 30 at Portland’s Providence Park, before taking on Lane United FC at Springfield’s Willamalane Center the very next day. “I’m positive these are … Continue reading

Puget Sound Gunners FC partners with Puget Sound Coach Lines
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Puget Sound Gunners FC partners with Puget Sound Coach Lines

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — The Puget Sound Gunners are pleased to announce Puget Sound Coach Lines has become the club’s official transportation sponsor for the 2014 PDL season. The partnership ensures that the Gunners will have safe transportation aboard a Puget Sound Coach Lines bus to away games. “We are very pleased to be able to work with the … Continue reading

PDL Weekend: Wins for Pumas, Gunners; tie for Crossfire
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PDL Weekend: Wins for Pumas, Gunners; tie for Crossfire

In weekend action in the PDL the Kitsap Pumas and Puget Sound Gunners got big wins while Washington Crossfire ended even at Victoria. Kitsap 3-0 Portland (recap) The Kitsap Pumas got a massive performance in goal by Matt Grosey and the defense while midfielder Miguel Gonzalez and forwards Joaquin Rivas and Mike Chamberlain all scored … Continue reading

Gunners travel to Sounders U23 Sunday afternoon
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Gunners travel to Sounders U23 Sunday afternoon

ISSAQUAH, WA— (Gunners release) The Puget Sound Gunners FC will take to the road this week searching for their first victory of the 2014 season. They’ll face the Sounders FC U-23 2 p.m. May 25 at Sunset Stadium in Sumner, Wash. The Gunners (0-0-1) are coming off of a home opener in which they notched a … Continue reading