Vancouver Victory to join Western Indoor Soccer League

WESTERN INDOOR SOCCER LEAGUE

v2fc-full-color-crest-croppedVANCOUVER, WA- The Vancouver Victory (V2FC.com) and the Western Indoor Soccer League (WISLnews.com) announce today that the Southwest Washington club will join the statewide men’s elite amateur indoor soccer league for the 2015-16 season.

“We are very excited to announce that we will be putting an indoor team into the WISL this November,” says Victory owner and founder Barrett Goddard. “This is the next logical step in providing more high-level soccer opportunities for Southwest Washington.”

The Western Indoor Soccer League recently concluded a successful first season with five clubs that saw thrilling action and large crowds. The league is in competition from November through February, allowing players and supporters to go inside for their soccer during the winter. The WISL follows a traditional indoor format of six players per side on a field with hockey boards and turf.

WISL Commissioner and co-founder John Crouch says…

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WISL Regular Season Concludes

WISL Logo - 600The Western Indoor Soccer League (WISL) has wrapped-up its inaugural regular season with playoffs set for February 7. Tacoma Stars (8-0) finished off an undefeated season by defeating second-place Bellingham United 9-7 on Saturday night. The top two will now host playoff semifinal matches next weekend.

2014-15 WISL Final Standings

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Bellingham United (5-2-1)

Wenatchee Fire (3-4-1)

Oly Town Artesians (3-5-0)

Arlington Aviators (0-8-0)

WISL Playoffs Schedule

Saturday, February 7

Saturday, February 14

  • Championship game, TBD

Duncan McCormick does his Dad proud in Tacoma Stars debut

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cropped-stars_logo.pngTACOMA, WA— Duncan McCormick scored two goals and added an assist last Saturday night as the Tacoma Stars beat the Seattle Impact 7-4 at the Tacoma Soccer Center. You might remember that another McCormick once played for a Stars club of another era. Duncan’s dad Dick was with Tacoma before Duncan was even born. Saturday he got to see his son honor the family connection over a generation.

Stars 89-90 Home Dick McCormickDuncan wasn’t planning on playing indoors. “I heard the news that Darren (Sawatzky) was going to be the coach of the Stars around August, which was right after I made my decision to stay in Seattle rather than go to Wake Forest. I knew that I was going to have all winter without a team so I thought the Stars would be a good way to get some games and fitness under my belt. Knowing Darren from Sounders Academy I asked…

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Bellingham United changes ownership, will also use name for indoor squad

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hammersBELLINGHAM, WA— (club press release) Bellingham United F.C., Whatcom County’s men’s semi pro soccer team, who for the past three years has been entertaining Whatcom County’s soccer community with exciting soccer action, is announcing a change in ownership. The team’s current owner and President Jeff McIntyre has announced the team will transition the ownership and operations to the Whatcom Sports Commission effective October 1st. The club founded by McIntyre and Erin O’Brien, the owners of Seattle based Ruffneck Scarves, in the spring of 2011 has achieved their goal of putting Bellingham on the map for elite men’s soccer in the Pacific Northwest.

Bellingham United completed their third season in operation at the end of this past July. Bellingham United’s first two seasons of play were in the prestigious BC Pacific Coast Soccer League and the 2014 season was in the inaugural year of the newly formed Evergreen Premier League of…

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