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Demombynes (Force), Ulen (Shadow) are June 28 EPLWA Rock’em Socks Players of Week

square logo all blackThat was a hot one. ALL of the players in the Evergreen Premier League deserve tons of credit for taking to the pitch during record heat and giving it their all for the local badge.

The dedication to the sport and to our home towns was on display throughout Washington. Everyone showed why we celebrate #OurState #OurClubs and #OurCulture.

Two guys had performances that gained buzz and attracted the attention of the league. A versatile player from the Olympic Force and a valuable teammate from the Spokane Shadow are getting some socks for playing multiple positions in victories.
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Heartbreak for Hammers, Surge continues for Shadow

There were two matches on Sunday June 28 in the Evergreen Premier League. One featured two clubs that had played on Saturday. The other paired two clubs at the foot of the table looking for precious victory. When the last kick had been taken the Spokane Shadow were just a point from first place with a match in hand and Bellingham United were wondering what could possibly go wrong next.
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Just four goals over three sweltering Saturday matches

Saturday June 27 saw record heat in some areas of Washington state. Offenses were held very much in check. There were just four goals combined in an evening of grueling play. As the sweat-stained kits hit the laundry rooms the Spokane Shadow find themselves in the driver’s seat to repeat as EPLWA Champions.
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EPLWA Schedule of Matches for June 27-28, 2015

Midweek battle sees South Sound top Vancouver 2-1, jump into first place

LAKEWOOD, WA—The South Sound FC Shock topped Vancouver Victory FC 2-1 on Wednesday night June 24 at Harry Lang Stadium in Lakewood to take over first place in the Evergreen Premier League table on 23 points.
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Valdovinos (Yakima), Niermann (Vancouver) named June 21 EPLWA Rock’em Socks Players of Week

square logo all blackSometimes a draw feels like a “win” of sorts. Thanks to dramatic contributions from the June 21 EPLWA Rock’em Socks Players of the Week, both Yakima United FC and Vancouver Victory FC rescued big home points out of what could have been losses.

One scored a brace, including the tieing goal in added time.

The other stopped a penalty kick and its rebound attempt. Both are honored this week as league POTW’s.
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Hoppers, Stars hang tough in Sunday draws

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Fathers Day left things all tied up in the Evergreen Premier League. Two sides with title aspirations were held and the aftermath is a table that is closer by the hour. Seattle went in to Vancouver and drew the first place Victory while Yakima got an added time goal to draw Wenatchee FC.
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Shadow, Shock inch closer to the top of the table

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Bellingham United and the Olympic Force both took the lead in their matches on Saturday night June 20th. Those precarious 1-0 advantages did not last though. The home sides came back and in the end the Spokane Shadow and South Sound FC Shock grabbed three points each as they inched ever-closer to the Vancouver Victory.
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THIS WEEK: EPLWA matches for June 20-21, 2015

#risingFORCE: EPLWA Home Towns visits Bremerton in episode 3

In episode three of EPLWA Home Towns we check in with the Wright Family, owners of the Olympic Sports Center and the Olympic Force! New to the league this year, the Force also have a semi-pro men’s indoor team at their center and a women’s outdoor team in the WPSL. Bremerton has undergone major improvements in its downtown in recent years. It’s also a city where soccer is—RISING!

Earlier episodes: Wenatchee, Bellingham

Muelheims (Spokane), Sanchez (Wenatchee) help conquer unbeatens to earn June 14 Rock’em Socks EPLWA Players of Week

square logo all blackAnd then there were none. Unbeaten teams, that is. A thrilling weekend of action in the Evergreen Premier League saw stellar play from top to bottom, but it was at the top that many focused their attention. Previously unbeaten Vancouver and South Sound both traveled east of the mountains, and both returned having felt the sting of their first losses of 2015. The Spokane Shadow and Wenatchee FC were the clubs to deliver those defeats, and they are the sides who are represented in this week’s EPLWA Rock’em Socks Players of the Week.
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Olympic, Seattle net 4-2 wins on sunny Sunday

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The Olympic Force and Seattle Stars FC both scored 4-2 home wins on a sunny Sunday June 14 as the Evergreen Premier League table tightened. Five clubs are now within six points or less of a top three spot.
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Wenatchee, Spokane claim big wins over previously unbeaten Vancouver, South Sound

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It took over half a season, but in their 8th matches played both Vancouver Victory FC and South Sound FC were given their first losses at the feet of Wenatchee and Spokane. The results blast the race for the top of the table and the championship wide open.
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EPLWA matches for June 13-14, 2015


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