Artesians and Lucky Dog Casino Extend Partnership

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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

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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 www.olytownfc.com/tryouts. Players with questions can email the Artesians at olytownartesians@gmail.com.

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

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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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Artesians To Call Evergreen Home For 2017 EPLWA Season

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OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Oly Town Artesians are excited to announce that they will play their inaugural season in the Evergreen Premier League at The Evergreen State College. The Artesians will call Lower Geoduck Field, the field adjacent to their indoor home at The Pavilion, their home pitch. The field will provide a flexible and intimate fan experience that is unparalleled in the EPLWA and continues the relationship between Oly Town FC and The Evergreen State College.

“Evergreen has been a great host to the Artesians over the past two years,” said Artesians owner Tim Smith. “And I personally like the flexibility that an open field provides us. We can put bleachers anywhere, add picnic tables, food trucks, maybe even a beer garden, all right next to the field.”

“Fan experience has been our focus since day one and that can be a…

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Troy Ready named new head coach of Vancouver Victory FC

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VANCOUVER, WA—Vancouver Victory FC are pleased to announce that Troy Ready will be the club’s new head coach going forward as preparations begin to defend the 2016 Evergreen Premier League Championship. Ready takes over for Aaron Lewiswho recently was announced as the new head coach of the Portland Timbers U23’s of the PDL.

“It’s an honor to be named head coach and to begin serving in this role,” Ready (pronounced ‘Reedy’) says. “The Vancouver Victory have a fantastic reputation both on and off the field, and it will be my joy to extend the success of this club going forward.”

“Troy came highly recommended by Coach Lewis as his successor at the helm of the victory,” says Vancouver owner Barrett Goddard. “He and I share similar philosophies about soccer and development.”

“After interviewing Troy and chatting with him a few times it was…

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