South Sound retakes first place; EPLWA race goes to final day of season
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South Sound retakes first place; EPLWA race goes to final day of season

BELLINGHAM, WA— South Sound FC beat Bellingham United 2-1 on Friday night at Civic Stadium to retake first place in the Evergreen Premier League and ensure that an EPLWA champion won’t be crowned until the final day of the season on Sunday. The match drew 838 fans, the largest crowd of the season in the EPLWA. EVERGREEN … Continue reading

EPLWA Update: Wenatchee, Yakima get big wins
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EPLWA Update: Wenatchee, Yakima get big wins

WENATCHEE, WA— Wenatchee United FC beat South Sound FC 3-1 on Saturday night in the Apple Capital in a result that changes the dynamic of the race for the EPLWA championship. South Sound FC has led the EPLWA table for weeks, and for most of that time had one or more matches in handover their … Continue reading

South Sound sneaks past Seattle to reclaim first in EPLWA
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South Sound sneaks past Seattle to reclaim first in EPLWA

TUKWILA, WA— Nearly 600 miles. Two matches. One goal. It’s not a recipe for success, but the South Sound Shock have ended up right where they began the weekend. In first place. Scotty Hanson scored the lone goal in the 88th minute on Sunday night June 22 as South Sound FC Shock battled to a 1-0 … Continue reading

Spokane Shadow edge South Sound in EPLWA battle
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Spokane Shadow edge South Sound in EPLWA battle

SPOKANE, WA —(Shadow release) The Spokane Shadow put their six-game unbeaten streak up against unbeaten South Sound Saturday night at Spokane Falls CC Stadium and a lengthy stalemate between the league’s top two defensive sides was finally broken in the 82nd minute courtesy of Graison Le. The late goal stood for the win and knocked … Continue reading

EPLWA battle for top spot: Spokane hosts South Sound Saturday night
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EPLWA battle for top spot: Spokane hosts South Sound Saturday night

SPOKANE, WA — (club release) In a pivotal match in the Evergreen Premier League championship hopes for the Spokane (5-2-1), the Shadow play host to South Sound FC (6-0-1) Saturday night at Spokane Falls CC Stadium. Game time is set for 7:00 with family-friendly tailgating beginning at 5:00 pm. IN THE NEWS: Shadow striker Mike Ramos shows you can go home … Continue reading

Western Indoor Soccer League (WISL) will kick off this fall in Northwest
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Western Indoor Soccer League (WISL) will kick off this fall in Northwest

TACOMA, WA — (League Release) The Western Indoor Soccer League (WISL) has been formed by a group of experienced indoor soccer club owners and arena operators and will begin play in November of 2014 throughout the Northwest. The WISL will feature elite adult men in an entertaining, competitive amateur competition. “We are launching a new indoor … 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

Picture Perfect: Joey Gjertsen’s Olimpico
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Picture Perfect: Joey Gjertsen’s Olimpico

TACOMA, WA— Former MLS player and Tacoma native Joey Gjertsen scored a brace on Saturday as South Sound FC regained the top spot in the Evergreen Premier League. The term “brace” might be new to some soccer fans, but even more obscure is the term “Olimpico,” a label given to a goal that comes directly from an … Continue reading

Tacoma AO celebrates on Saturday with multiple soccer events
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Tacoma AO celebrates on Saturday with multiple soccer events

Seattle and Tacoma American Outlaws collaborate with the Royal Guard and South Sound Shock FC to “Unite & Strengthen”, support and entertain in the South Sound. Seattle and Tacoma American Outlaws will host an event to celebrate the release of Wingman Brewers’ AO Tacoma and Seattle 2014 World Cup Collaboration Ale at the Puyallup River … Continue reading

EPLWA kicks off with three weekend matches
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EPLWA kicks off with three weekend matches

The Evergreen Premier League (EPLWA) kicks off its inaugural season this weekend with matches in Yakima, Bellingham and Silverdale. The elite men’s soccer league was formed in the summer of 2013. Less than a year later hundreds of soccer folks from around Washington have organized eight clubs and a new league to showcase local talent … Continue reading

The Wash: Spring brings new beginnings in semi-pro and amateur adult soccer
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The Wash: Spring brings new beginnings in semi-pro and amateur adult soccer

The Spring of 2014 is upon us and you’ll want to keep both eyes wide open to catch all the special moments as adult amateur and semi-pro soccer in the state of Washington brings fresh faces, new teams and even a new league into the public view. What’s new in the PDL: The Kitsap Pumas … Continue reading

Club-by-club look at the Evergreen Premier League season schedule
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Club-by-club look at the Evergreen Premier League season schedule

The Evergreen Premier League (EPLWA) will kick off on Saturday April 26 at Marquette Stadium in Yakima as Seattle Stars FC visit Yakima United FC in “The Palm Springs of Washington.” The match pits two clubs that have played before, and played each other multiple times over recent years in various leagues. Other EPLWA clubs … Continue reading

South Sound FC scores Tacoma Soccer Center as EPLWA shirt sponsor
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South Sound FC scores Tacoma Soccer Center as EPLWA shirt sponsor

TACOMA, WA— South Sound Football Club has announced they have a shirt sponsor for their maiden voyage in the Evergreen Premier League. We will be wearing white, red and navy tops all with Tacoma Soccer Center as the title sponsor on the chest. We will also be sporting a Datec logo on our backs as they will … Continue reading

Video Buzz: Building a roster in South Sound
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Video Buzz: Building a roster in South Sound

TACOMA, WA — South Sound Football Club is holding open tryouts this weekend as they search for talent to stock the roster of the Evergreen Premier League side. On Saturday the club characterized the player turnout as low in numbers but high in caliber. Metro Video Producer filmed the day and shares the video below. … Continue reading

Picture Perfect: Jeff Halstead shoots Yamhill – South Sound indoor battle
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Picture Perfect: Jeff Halstead shoots Yamhill – South Sound indoor battle

Jeff Halstead was on hand Sunday in Gig Harbor to shoot the South Sound Shock against Yamhill County Crew in PASL NW action. See his gallery at Facebook.com/goalWA. The Portland-area Crew outscored South Sound 8-6 to finish second in the PASL NW South Division and earn the final playoff spot. This coming weekend the playoffs … Continue reading

EPLWA inaugural season schedule kicks off April 26 in Yakima
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EPLWA inaugural season schedule kicks off April 26 in Yakima

WASHINGTON, USA — (league release) The Evergreen Premier League (EPLWA) has released its inaugural season schedule of matches as clubs, players and supporters around the state of Washington continue to prepare for the launch of the new elite men’s soccer league. The EPLWA 2014 Inaugural Season Schedule can be viewed by going to EPLWA.com and clicking on “Schedule” at … Continue reading

PASL playoff positions at stake this weekend
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PASL playoff positions at stake this weekend

The Premier Arena Soccer League (PASL) Northwest Conference regular season is nearing an end and this weekend features two matches that affect the playoff races. The first and second place teams in both the North and South divisions will make the playoffs with the second place clubs playing at the first-place clubs from the other … Continue reading

Picture Perfect: Tacoma’s ‘Indoor War’ shot by Francine Scott
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Picture Perfect: Tacoma’s ‘Indoor War’ shot by Francine Scott

TACOMA, WA — Actually, many of the players are good friends, so “war” could be stretching it, but it does rhyme with “indoor.” In any case, after a week of drama off the pitch, South Sound FC and the Tacoma Galaxy did indeed play a soccer match on Saturday night at the Pacific Sports Center. … Continue reading

Follow the Leader: Bellingham United has blueprint for Evergreen Premier League clubs
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Follow the Leader: Bellingham United has blueprint for Evergreen Premier League clubs

by David Falk BELLINGHAM, WA — Representatives from the eight Evergreen Premier League (EPLWA) clubs will gather for the first-ever Annual General Meeting (AGM) January 10-11 in Wenatchee. As they do, it is likely that the launch of Bellingham United FC back in 2012 will be used as an example of how to get off … Continue reading

Big weekend of matches in PASL NW
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Big weekend of matches in PASL NW

Here comes 2014, and along with it a big set of matches in the Premier Arena Soccer League Northwest. Five state clubs will host home matches as the short season gets to and past the halfway mark. The standings (which don’t show a recent Vancouver win yet) indicate that positions in the two divisions could … Continue reading