Picture Perfect: State High School Boys Soccer comes into focus
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Picture Perfect: State High School Boys Soccer comes into focus

goalWA.net is fortunate to have great photographers contributing from around the state of Washington! Here are two more galleries of recent district playoff matches. Erik Smith shares a few shots from U-High (Spokane) v. Hanford and Kennewick v. Shadle Park. Wilson Tsoi shares a bunch from Snohomish v. Mariner. See the WIAA State Brackets and … Continue reading

State high school playoff brackets posted: Can you beat the ScoreCzar computer’s picks?
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State high school playoff brackets posted: Can you beat the ScoreCzar computer’s picks?

The WIAA State Soccer playoff brackets are out at 1A through 4A and we’ve got them posted below for you to check out!  Thanks to Scott and ScoreCzar for sending the brackets to goalWA.net to share with soccer followers. ScoreCzar has posted his latest Top 20’s, and they greatly influence the computer’s tournament predictions, which … Continue reading

First Look: State playoffs underway as latest High School polls debut
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First Look: State playoffs underway as latest High School polls debut

The WIAA playoffs are underway but that doesn’t mean the weekly ScoreCzar Top 20 polls are finished. We are ranking the schools as we prepare the brackets. Here are the Top 20’s for May 12, 2013! ScoreCzar and goalWA.net have entered into a partnership to get the word out about high school soccer rankings. Every Sunday goalWA will … Continue reading

First Look: High School Top 20 rankings for April 28
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First Look: High School Top 20 rankings for April 28

ScoreCzar and goalWA.net have entered into a partnership to get the word out about high school soccer rankings. Every Sunday goalWA will have a “First Look” at the Top 20 rankings. On Monday ScoreCzar will reveal the entire rankings for the state of Washington.  Read more about ScoreCzar in this goalWA feature story. MAY 5, 2013 Rankings: GO HERE. WEEKLY … Continue reading

Video Buzz: Mercer Island High searches for a post-Morris hero
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Video Buzz: Mercer Island High searches for a post-Morris hero

MERCER ISLAND, WA — Jordan Morris is now playing for the Seattle Sounders Academy. Mercer Island High School’s boys are moving on without him, but with a sense of humor. Have they discovered their “new hope” in the video below?  MIHS is currently 3-1-3 after seven matches played. goalWA.net Local Soccer News is sponsored by Pro Roofing … Continue reading

548 high school soccer programs in Washington, featuring nearly 20,000 players
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548 high school soccer programs in Washington, featuring nearly 20,000 players

The National Federation of State High Schools (NFHS) released its most recent set of participation numbers last August. The national report notes that nearly 7.7 million students were also athletes at their high schools. Nationally soccer moved ahead of softball into the number four spot for girls with almost 371,000 players. Nationally soccer was also … Continue reading

Picture Perfect: Erik Smith shoots Central Valley thriller with Eastmont
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Picture Perfect: Erik Smith shoots Central Valley thriller with Eastmont

WENATCHEE, Wash. — The Central Valley Bears invaded the Apple Bowl in Wenatchee on March 16 and when the final whistle blew the visitors had escaped with a 4:3 win. Robert Kissinger-Smith (#12) scored the winning goal within seconds of the end of regulation time. Erik Smith shot photos of the thriller. Visit Erik’s Photography Facebook … Continue reading

TFA Barcelona high school-age boys tryouts this week; Scott Willsie new head coach
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TFA Barcelona high school-age boys tryouts this week; Scott Willsie new head coach

ARLINGTON, Wash.— TFA Barcelona, the new local affiliate of Barcelona USA’s “Total Futbol Academy,” is holding boy’s high school age tryouts this week. The tryouts will be overseen by the club’s new coach for this age group, Scott Willsie. The new club’s website is now online here: http://www.totalfutbolacademy-wa.com/ TFA Barcelona WA HIGH SCHOOL BOYS TRYOUTS DATES … Continue reading

Issaquah’s Audrey Thomas named Washington Gatorade Girls Player of Year
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Issaquah’s Audrey Thomas named Washington Gatorade Girls Player of Year

ISSAQUAH, Wash.— Cementing the reputation of being part of the young women’s soccer hotbed of the state of Washington, today Issaquah High School can celebrate the achievement of senior Audrey Thomas (updated profile), who has been named Gatorade Washington State Player of the Year. Thomas and her Eagles made it to the 2012 WIAA State Final before falling … Continue reading

Video Buzz: Unified Soccer in Washington Schools
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Video Buzz: Unified Soccer in Washington Schools

SEATTLE, Wash.—(website statement) In 2011, Special Olympics Washington partnered with the Seattle Public Schools and the Seattle Sounders FC to provide a one of a kind unified soccer league for Seattle Public Schools students.  Chief Sealth, Cleveland, Nathan Hale, NOVA, Rainier Beach, Ingraham, and West Seattle began practicing in March, followed by six weeks of league play at Interbay Soccer Stadium beginning in … Continue reading

Video Buzz: Soccer becomes art in father’s tribute to son’s championship season
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Video Buzz: Soccer becomes art in father’s tribute to son’s championship season

by David Falk COLBERT, Wash. – It has never taken any extra prodding for me to post and feature soccer videos by Mike Weaver. He’s an obviously gifted videographer with top-notch editing skills, and has produced some awesome videos in recent years. The subject of Mike’s soccer videos is often his son Jacob. We’ve also … Continue reading

Video Buzz: Northwest Christian on a ‘crusade’ towards state 1B/2B title
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Video Buzz: Northwest Christian on a ‘crusade’ towards state 1B/2B title

COLBERT, Wash. – Northwest Christian High School near Spokane is on a soccer crusade this year, playing their way to the final four in state this week through the talents of Jacob Weaver and Austin Friedly. goalWA.net has featured Weaver several times in recent months, but his assist man has been more of a mystery. … Continue reading

Skyline rains on Redmond in key KingCo 4A battle, Bear Creek wins Sea-Tac
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Skyline rains on Redmond in key KingCo 4A battle, Bear Creek wins Sea-Tac

It was about as big of a regular season high school soccer match as you’ll ever see as Skyline’s Spartans and Redmond’s Mustangs tangled in the pouring rain on Thursday night at Skyline. The Spartans and ‘Stangs were tied in their KingCo 4A division with perfect 8-0-0 records. Now, only the Spartans remain unbeaten in … Continue reading