Wildfire smoke cancels, alters soccer around the region
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Wildfire smoke cancels, alters soccer around the region

If it is hard to breathe, then it is hard to play soccer. That’s the dilemma for teams and schools in the northwest as everyone deals with historic wildfires and the smoke from them which is drifting over hundreds of miles. In Lewiston, Idaho a high school team moved practice to inside their gym. “Our biggest … Continue reading

19,586 soccer student-athletes in Washington high schools
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19,586 soccer student-athletes in Washington high schools

Washington state’s high school soccer participation numbers are included in the most recent National Federation of State High School’s participation survey. Earlier we posted that nationally high school soccer saw a bump of 15,000 players. Here are the 2014-15 numbers in Washington: Boys Soccer: 278 school programs, 10,354 student-athletes Girls Soccer: 273 school programs, 9,232 student-athletes … Continue reading

High School sports: Boys soccer gains 15,000 new players nationally
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High School sports: Boys soccer gains 15,000 new players nationally

Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) has released local and national numbers for student participation. Over 160,000 students in the state of Washington were student-athletes. Nationally, Boys soccer was the fastest growing sport with over 15,000 new student athletes. See the entire release below. RENTON, Wash. – According to the 2014-15 High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted … Continue reading

KING 5 TV feature covers Skyline Spartans rebuild
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KING 5 TV feature covers Skyline Spartans rebuild

KING5.com: Graduation and injuries have depleted the Skyline soccer roster of familiar faces, but the perennial power is not worried about filling the gaps. “There’s going to be a lot of nerves in the beginning,” said Skyline forward Lindsey Fujiwara. “It’s all how we’re going to handle transitioning the younger girls up, really making them … Continue reading

Pasco Bulldogs clinch Mid-Columbia Conference
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Pasco Bulldogs clinch Mid-Columbia Conference

The Pasco Bulldogs clinched the 2015 Mid-Columbia Conference with a 2-0 win over the Kennewick Lions on Wednesday night at Edgar Brown Stadium. See a report here. See a match gallery from John Sokol here. goalWA.net Local Soccer News is sponsored by Pro Roofing Northwest, Kirkland, Bellevue, Seattle, Redmond, Woodinville, Federal Way, Everett, Snohomish, Issaquah, Renton, Kent, … Continue reading