PRESS RELEASE: Lakeside School announced on Monday (Feb. 17) that former Cleveland State women’s soccer head coach Derrek Falor has been tabbed as its first-ever girls soccer program head. Falor assumes control of a program that boasts five WIAA state championship victories in nine appearances. In addition to his duties overseeing a robust program structure (grades 5-12), Falor…More
Below is the Washington State Soccer Coaches Association Fall 2013 All-State Soccer Teams. These teams were voted on by members of the WSSCA. Class 4A MVP – Savannah Hoekstra, Forward – Central Valley Coach of the Year – Andres Monroy – Central Valley First Team Forwards – Devan Talley, Jr, Issaquah; Gabriela Pelogi, Jr, Federal Way; Savannah Hoekstra, Sr, Central Valley;…More
The Northwest School unveiled a $19 million dollar facility to its students this morning, one that holds a gymnasium, a rooftop turf field and a TRX workout system.
For The Fifth Quarter this week, we’ll take a closer look at the facilities. Since it is basketball season, we’ll take a closer look at what the facility means for The Northwest School’s basketball teams, but we’ll also delve into the other amenities. But first, this view is too amazing to bury at the bottom of the post, so take a look at what one sees from the rooftop turf field. Pretty cool.More
Issaquah High School senior forward Rachel Wheeler, a University of Kentucky commit, was selected to play in the High School All-American Game for the best girls soccer players in the United States on Saturday, Dec. 7 in Raleigh, N.C. Wheeler, who helped the Eagles to runner-up Class 4A state finishes in 2012 and 2013, will suit…More
In this edition of “The Full 80,” Liberty of Issaquah High School girls soccer clears a big hurdle in beating No. 1 Columbia River in the state quarterfinals and now it faces tradition-rich Seattle Prep. Liberty seeks its first state title while Prep already has two. As always, there’s national rankings, this week’s upcoming Final Four state-playoff matchups, complete playoff schedule, updated college commits, all-classification Top 10 rankings and state rankings by classification at the bottom of this post.
By MATT MASSEY | Special to The Seattle Times
Liberty topples No. 1 Columbia River, earns shot at Seattle Prep
When the Liberty High School girls soccer team needed to be at its best, it simply has been flawless in 2013.
In the Patriots’ last four playoff wins, they’ve outscored opponents 10-0.More
This is why they play the game. Few probably gave Liberty of Issaquah much of a chance against Columbia River in the opening round of the Class 3A state girls soccer tournament Wednesday night. Top-ranked River, the defending champion, was 17-0-1 and had outscored opponents 83-0. Liberty (11-4-4) didn’t even win the KingCo 3A title. But the Patriots believed, and…More
Juanita High School announced their new boys soccer coach for the spring season – Michael Duncan. Here’s the press release from Juanita AD Steve Juzeler: “Juanita High School is pleased to introduce Michael Duncan as their head boys’ soccer coach. Michael comes to Juanita with a wealth of coaching experience ranging from the youth level all the…More
The WIAA announced their week 2 winners for Athlete of the Week. The athletes include Kamiak’s Austin Hall, who we had a chance to catch up with this week after his big game last Friday, Arlington’s Olivia Larson for soccer, Decatur’s Isaiah Diggs for football, Darrington’s Garrett Green for football, Seattle Lutheran’s Tiffany Tran…More
The Washington State Soccer Coaches Association just released the all-state boys teams for Class 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A, as voted on by high-school boys soccer coaches from across the state. Here they are: CLASS 4A MVP – Isidro Prado-Huerta – Thomas Jefferson Coach of the Year – Kelsey Burris – Union First Team Forwards – Isidro Prado-Huerta, Thomas Jefferson; Carter…More
Dave Hanson wanted this one with a passion. It’s never hard to read the Jefferson High School boys soccer coach and his emotions. The Raiders scored the school’s eighth state title – a big-school record in the state of Washington – with Saturday’s convincing 3-0 win over Union of Vancouver at Puyallup’s Sparks Stadium. Hanson could hardly contain…More