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Hahnemann Stones Guatemala
September 7, 2005

Marcus Hahnemann makes his World Cup Qualifer debut by posting a road shutout, 0-0, for the USMNT at Guatemala City. Hahnemann stops five shots, none bigger than a diving left-handed swat of a Guatemala effort in the 71st minute.

Baumgardt Returns to USWNT
March 3, 1997

Justi Baumgardt, 21 and a senior-to-be at Portland, comes off the bench to score in the U.S. National Team’s 3-1 win over Australia in Bathurst. It’s the first international goal for Baumgardt, who three days earlier returned to the team after a four-year absence.

Sounders Go Out on Away Goal
November 30, 2014

Brad Evans and Clint Dempsey score as Seattle wins the second leg of the Western Conference Championship, 2-1, but falls on away goals to the LA Galaxy in front of a franchise postseason record crowd of 46,758. Juninho scores the decisive goal for the away side. Sounders FC went up 1-0 in the 26th minute through Evans. Six minutes later, Dempsey, scores his 17th across all competitions. The Galaxy now hosts New England in MLS Cup.

Edmonds Native to Coach Notre Dame
March 19, 2014

Theresa Wagner Romagnolo of Edmonds is named women’s head coach at Notre Dame. A four-time All-Pac-10 Conference choice at Washington, she went on to join the Stanford and University of San Diego staffs before her first head coaching appointment¬¬ at Dartmouth in 2011. The Irish go 14-6-2 and reach the NCAA third round in Romagnolo’s first year.

Hanauer Wants to be Part-Owner
July 10, 2007

MLS club leaders increasingly rave about potential for clubs coming to Pacific Northwest. Sounders owner Adrian Hanauer says he’s willing to be part of any of three investor groups circling Seattle.

Little is NWSL MVP, Gold Boot
August 28, 2014

Seattle Reign’s dynamite newcomer Kim Little, 24, is voted NWSL Most Valuable Player after leading her club to the league’s best record by scoring 16 goals, good for the Golden Boot. Little produced four multi-goal games. The native of Aberdeen, Scotland also is second in assists with seven.

Longview Timber Barons ruled Oregon competitions during the late Twenties, and won Pacific Northwest bragging rights in 1926 by defeating Washington's champion, Seattle's Todd Shipyard.
1963 University of Washington action.
Washington State League first and third divisions.
Brazil's Internacional takes the field prior to the Tacoma Dome's first sporting event, the EuroPac Cup.
Clint Dempsey connects on a penalty kick as part of his hat trick in rally to draw at Portland. (Sounders FC photo)
Tacoma's Jeff Durgan left the Cosmos for Team America and debuted for the USMNT in 1983.
Sounders players gather to sing the Star Spangled Banner before the 1975 home opener.
Washington State Legends of Soccer screens Bobby Moore documentary 'Bo66y' at The NINETY, 10/21/2016.