Vancouver Victory players represent at S2 open tryouts

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v2fc-full-color-crest-croppedVANCOUVER, WA—Vancouver Victory FC, reigning Champions of the Evergreen Premier League, were proud to send a group of players north recently to Sounders 2 USL open tryouts.

Avier Christian, Jerson Mejia, Jamoy Stevens, and Tevaughn Harriette have all worn the Columbia Blue and Black of the Victory. S2 open tryouts saw all four players make it past the first round and called back for the final 40 the next day.

The players will be notified by email this week on how they did.

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Avier Christian, Jerson Mejia, Jamoy Stevens, and Tevaughn Harriette.

“Last weekend was exciting for us as an organization to see some of our former players have success at the next level,” says Victory owner Barrett Goddard. “All four players showed well at the Sounders 2 tryouts. Whether they make the team or not, it is great to see that Vancouver Victory FC is…

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South Sound FC (adult) merges with Washington Premier FC (youth)

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19ac907001b313806ea4a6ae6c4cc2fc-526e778620fe4TACOMA, WA — (WPSSFC release) South Sound FC and Washington Premier FC are proud to announce a merger that will further the connection of youth and adult soccer in the Puget Sound Region. Going forward, South Sound FC will be called Washington Premier South Sound FC (WPSSFC) in an effort to maintain the heritage of the competitive adult club, as well as brand the partnership appropriately with the region’s top high-level youth club.

“The culture that WP has around the game and the opportunities this partnership provides match up perfectly with our goals on and off the field,” South Sound FC founder John Crouch said. We believe that the soccer culture we will create on game day with WP families and staff combined, with our current fans, will be second-to-none in our leagues.  A built-in youth club fan base that can meet and be a part of our…

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Artesians name Ray Finn Head Coach, set EPLWA tryout dates

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FINAL-Artesians_logoOLYMPIA, WA ––(Artesians release) The Oly Town Artesians are excited to announce that Ray Finn has been named Head Coach for their inaugural season in the outdoor Evergreen Premier League. Finn took over as head coach of the Artesians indoor side this season and is an assistant men’s soccer coach at The Evergreen State College.  In addition, Finn and Oly Town FC have set open tryout dates for March 23rd, 25th and 26th.

“Ray is an excellent fit for our club and has earned our player’s respect over the course of the WISL indoor season,” said Artesians owner Tim Smith. “This team will play at the highest level of any sport in Olympia, so it’s important that we represent our community well.  We’ve talked about it a lot, and I know Ray embraces that responsibility.”

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Finn took over the reins of…

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South Sound FC plans to reunite Aussie pals; Host families needed

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ssfc-500TACOMA, WA—South Sound Football Club of the Evergreen Premier League (EPLWA) is making plans to reunite two Australian soccer players who grew up playing together and have since come to the States to play college ball. As a part of the process, the Shock are also looking for host families for the Aussie pair and other possible spring-summer visiting players.

“We are excited to bring Thomas (Tommy) Torzsok and Rhys Lambert to Tacoma this summer to play with South Sound FC,” says Shock Head Coach Adam Becker. “They both have played at a very competitive level in the NCAA’s, and we look forward to seeing how they might blend in with the local players on and off of the pitch.”

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Host Families Needed

The Shock are looking for host families to house and provide meals for the…

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Olympic Force keep kicking amid constant change in Kitsap soccer scene

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oscforce_400BREMERTON, WA—The Olympic Force crushed the Tacoma Stars Reserves 12-3 on Saturday night at the Olympic Sports Center in Bremerton. The Western Indoor Soccer League (WISL) side is heating up just in time for the playoff race. The Force are the only adult elite amateur club in Washington with teams in each of the WISL, Evergreen Premier League (EPLWA, Men) and Northwest Premier League (NWPL, Women.) It is a year-round commitment for owner Bill Wright and his family and supplies a daily lists of tasks for General Manager Micah McMonagle.

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Kitsap is a-changing

Kitsap County soccer is in constant change. In the old days FC Kitsap was a competitive elite youth club. They became “WestSound FC,” and then a couple of years ago changed to “Kitsap Alliance FC.” The Kitsap…

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