VIDEO BUZZ: Olympic Force Men and Women open tryouts

PORT ORCHARD, WA—The Olympic Force Men and Women held open tryouts on Saturday March 25 at South Kitsap High School’s Kitsap Bank Stadium in Port Orchard. The Force are entering their third season in the Evergreen Premier League (Men) and second in the Northwest Premier League (Women).

The Force have a working roster of players already lined up for their squads but the open tryouts gave new faces a chance to shine. The afternoon session for the women was bathed in bright sunshine that seemed to officially announce the return  of adult soccer statewide play in Washington.

IMG_7656 Alhassan Awudu is in a chipper mood as Olympic Force Men hold their 2017 Evergreen Premier League Open Tryouts. (David Falk)

The Men fought wind gusts and cooler temperatures for the evening try outs, but there were good vibes, handshakes…

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Artesians and Lucky Dog Casino Extend Partnership

Oly Town Artesians

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Oly Town Artesians are proud to announce that Lucky Dog Casino has extended their partnership with the team for the next two years. Lucky Dog Casino will continue as the title sponsor of the Artesians and will be featured on the club’s jerseys for both the outdoor Evergreen Premier League and indoor Western Indoor Soccer League seasons until 2019. In addition, the Artesians will host a one day soccer clinic in the Hoodsport area during the 2017 and 2018 EPLWA seasons.

“Lucky Dog Casino is proud to continue our three year relationship with the Oly Town Artesians,” said Lucky Dog Casino spokesperson Jonathan Schmitt. “Our organization is thrilled to see the growth of the team leading to great success in the WISL, and now an outdoor season in the EPLWA where the team will travel throughout the state to make the South Sound proud. The future…

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Artesians Announce Changes to Tryout Schedule, WISL Awards

Oly Town Artesians

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Oly Town Artesians have revised their tryout times and locations for their inaugural season in the Evergreen Premier League. Tryouts are now scheduled for Thursday, March 23rd at 6:00 PM at The Evergreen State College, Saturday, March 25th at 3:00 PM at Evergreen, and Sunday, March 26th at 11:00 AM on the turf field at South Sound Stadium at North Thurston High School.

Tryouts are $20 and cover all three sessions. Pre-registration is encouraged and can be found at Players with questions can email the Artesians at

The Artesians held their annual post-season banquet on Monday night and handed out awards for the 2016-2017 Western Indoor Soccer League season.

MVP & Offensive Player of the Year: Willie Spurr – Scored 14 goals and dished out 11 assists to lead the Artesians in both categories. His 14 goals are the most in a…

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Yakima United hops over to new home at SOZO

alt1 fullYAKIMA, WA—(club release) Yakima United is pleased to announce that Sozo Sports of Central Washington will be the official home facility for it’s Men’s and Women’s teams beginning in 2017. Starting with this upcoming season all YUFC home games will be played at the beautiful new facility located just minutes from Yakima’s previous home, Marquette Stadium.

“From a nostalgic point of view leaving Marquette will be bitter sweet, but this was the plan from day one of Yakima United,” Hoppers General Manager and Women’s coach, Josh Vega said “Sozo was our very first partner, they’re our jersey sponsor, and it’s a relationship we value and hope to continue for many many years. On top of all that, they’re offering us a truly exceptional facility to call our home.”

3.The Pitch The Yakima Reds of the PDL and United of the EPLWA have called Marquette Stadium home for over two…

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