July 31, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. July 31, 2015
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America named Skyline High School’s Abbey Porter to its 2015 High School Girls Scholar All-America team.
Porter, a standout defender who graduated in June, helped Skyline place third at the Class 4A state tournament in 2014. She’s the first NSCAA All-American in Skyline history, and was the only Washington player among this year’s 46 selections.
July 30, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. July 30, 2015
To maintain its status as a perennial state power, the Skyline High School girls soccer team puts in a ton of work during the offseason.
This summer might be an especially important time for the Spartans, who are coming off a third-place finish at last year’s state tournament, but will be replacing the vast majority of their roster.
Gone are 13 seniors, including three standouts who are moving on to Division I collegiate careers — forward Amanda Johnston (Washington), defender Abbey Porter (Washington State) and midfielder Kelli Sullivan (Colorado College).
July 23, 2015
July 16, 2015
The first time Puget Sound Gunners FC and the Seattle Sounders U23s met this season, the result was a humbling 5-0 defeat for a Gunners squad that didn’t perform up to its capabilities.
“The first time we played the Sounders, it was a disaster,” coach Alex Silva said.
July 2, 2015
Stoppage time was nearly over, and Renan Troccoli had the ball at his feet with only the goalkeeper to beat.
With two defenders nipping at his heels and his chance coming from a slightly sharp angle, Troccoli’s shot rolled past the netminder and went inches wide of the far post.
June 17, 2015
With the exception of one lopsided loss, Puget Sound Gunners FC has shown it can compete against every team in the Northwest Division of the Premier Development League.
The Gunners’ latest result, a 1-0 loss to the division-leading Kitsap Pumas on June 14 at Issaquah High School, was indicative of that trend.
June 17, 2015
After becoming one of the most accomplished high-school players in the Puget Sound area, Kelli Sullivan is looking to add to her accolades on a bigger stage.
Sullivan, who graduated from Skyline High School last week, will play NCAA Division I women’s soccer this fall at Colorado College. She’s also getting a unique opportunity to play internationally through the school, as the program was chosen to represent the United States next month at the World University Games.
May 27, 2015
When Liberty High School boys soccer coach Darren Tremblay reflects on the Patriots’ 2014 team, he remembers the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.
The Patriots won the Class 3A/2A KingCo regular-season title, but couldn’t make it back to the state playoffs after faltering in the conference tournament.
May 27, 2015
Giovanny Soto scored twice in the second half, helping the Wenatchee Panthers defeat the Skyline Spartans, 2-1, on May 19 in the first round of the Class 4A boys soccer state tournament at Wenatchee Valley College.
May 26, 2015
NEW — 3:40 p.m. May 26, 2015
Something special is brewing on the Liberty baseball diamond.
The Patriots are in the state’s final four, after a weekend in which they eliminated Tumwater and then North Kitsap at Centralia’s Wheeler Field May 23.
Nate Steffens threw a complete game shutout, while Torey Anderson collected three hits to propel the Patriots to a 3-0 win over Tumwater. The Thunderbirds came into the contest with a 16-6 record and consistently found themselves in the top 10 of state rankings.
Liberty continued to stun spectators with a 4-3 come-from-behind win over North Kitsap. Read more