WPSS Shock eager to connect club, EPLWA with larger soccer community

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wpssfcPUYALLUP, WA—Washington Premier South Sound (WPSS) Football Clubwas founded in 2011 out of a group of Tacoma area players that competed annually as Team USA in the All Nations Cup. The Shock quickly gained traction playing indoors and competing for USASA under-23 national cups. In the summer of 2015 the club traveled to the east coast and won a national title. An original founding member of the Evergreen Premier League, the Shock had a rebound season of sorts in 2017 when they finished third in the table.

That wasn’t the only big news for the Shock. The biggest moment of all might well be their enhanced partnership with Washington Premier FC which has seen the adult side merge and move their home matches (women in the NWPL) to the youth club’s campus in Puyallup.

WPFC Director of CoachingSeth Spidahl reflects on the partnership. “Our inaugural season…

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Artesians Voted Best Crest in Washington State for the Second Time

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OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Oly Town Artesians have been voted the best soccer crest in Washington State by fans and readers of goalWA.net, it was announced Thursday morning.  The victory marks the second time that the Artesians blue and green Olympia inspired horseshoe crest has been named LogoWARS champion since the founding of the club in 2014.

LogoWARS – a bracket style competition pitting 16 professional and semi-professional Washington soccer crests against each other – ran over the past few weeks on Washington soccer website goalWA.net. Oly Town knocked off Centralia’s Twin City Union, Bellingham United, Tri-Cities Alliance, and the Seattle Stars to claim the title once again.

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Yakima United claimed the crown of top soccer crest in Washington State in 2014 and Bellingham United won the first competition in 2013. The competition has been won by Evergreen Premier…

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THINK TANK FC: Breakthrough year for Seattle Stars FC Men and Women

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think tank bannerThink Tank FC talks about running adult soccer clubs at the elite / semi-pro level in the state of Washington and the Northwest. David Falk is the Media Director for the Evergreen Premier League, Western Indoor Soccer League and Northwest Premier League. He founded soccer news website goalWA.net in 2012.

20414280_503322200001875_5145303021363858608_o Seattle Stars FC won the Evergreen Premier League in 2017. In three previous seasons in the statewide competition the Stars had never had a winning record. (Stars photo)

THINKTANK-untitled (1)Seattle Stars Football Club saw growth in pretty much every area you can measure in 2017. The Evergreen Premier League Stars Men won the trophy. This is a side that finished 7th, 7th and 6th in their three previous seasons. The Northwest Premier League Stars Women went from 5th place in 2016 to a 10-2-0 record and hosting the league Final this year. Stars Founder Margarito Avila

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