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September 16, 2014 at 4:00 AM

“The Full 80” prep girls soccer blog — Week 2

In the second edition of “The Full 80,” a look at Kentridge knocking off nationally ranked Skyline.  Kentridge trying to prove they belong as state contenders The early season nonleague schedule mirrors the election process. The generic public can talk all it wants about qualified candidates, but once in office [or in this case, once there’s something at stake],…

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September 9, 2014 at 4:00 AM

“The Full 80” soccer blog: A look at Liberty’s 3A repeat effort

 In the first edition of “The Full 80,” a look at Liberty’s challenge of repeating as 3A state champions.  Big challenge ahead for Liberty repeat effort The road certainly won’t be an easy one if the Liberty High School girls soccer team repeats as Class 3A state champions. First, comes the challenge of amply replacing seven of its…

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July 24, 2014 at 4:00 AM

MI boys soccer coach to lead U12 team on trip to China

A group of 16 young soccer players from Mercer Island will experience the trip of a lifetime when they embark upon an 11-day stay in China, starting later this week by mixing soccer and a cultural experience. The trip, which begins Friday and runs through Aug. 4, is the brainchild of part-time Mercer Island resident Wei Zhang,…

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June 3, 2014 at 4:00 AM

The “Full 80” prep boys soccer blog — Week 11

This is the 11th and final installment The “Full 80″ prep boys soccer blog for the spring of 2014. Here’s a look at Snohomish’s grit and determination and Lakeside’s “next-man-up” situation, marquee matches and final state rankings. Snohomish bond pushes Panthers all the way to a title Togetherness has gone a long way for the Snohomish High…

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May 27, 2014 at 4:00 AM

The “Full 80” prep boys soccer blog — Week 10

This is the 10th installment The “Full 80″ prep boys soccer blog for the spring of 2014. Here’s a look at King’s return to prominence under a second-year coach, marquee matches and final state rankings. King’s riding high into Final Four under second-year coach Harrington The last time the King’s boys soccer program had this much momentum,…

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May 20, 2014 at 4:00 AM

The “Full 80” prep boys soccer blog — Week 9

This is the ninth installment The “Full 80″ prep boys soccer blog for the spring of 2014. Here’s a look at Kennedy’s youth movement, marquee matches and final state rankings. Promotion of freshmen from JV keys improved play for JFK Coach Teddy Mitalas made a difficult decision and now it’s paying off for the Kennedy Catholic High…

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May 13, 2014 at 4:00 AM

The “Full 80” prep boys soccer blog — Week 8

This is the eighth installment of The “Full 80″ prep boys soccer blog for the spring of 2014. Here’s a look at Ingraham eying its first state, marquee matches and final state rankings. Ingraham, Aur have big chance for special season Paul Aur knew this season could be memorable. He just didn’t know how memorable. If his players…

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May 6, 2014 at 4:00 AM

The “Full 80” prep boys soccer blog — Week 7

This is the seventh installment The “Full 80″ prep boys soccer blog for the spring of 2014. Here’s a look at Tahoma’s surprise rise, marquee matches and rankings. Bears keep surprising foes in rise to top of SPSL 4A North There isn’t one guy on the Tahoma High School boys soccer team who will overwhelm the competition…

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