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Mike Enneking, 36, restarts his pro career after 10 years, joining the Sounders and coming off the bench vs. Vancouver. He last played semipro for the Seattle Storm in 1987 and professionally for the Tacoma Stars in 1985. Enneking had set state scoring records at Bellarmine in 1980 and graduated from Washington as career total points leader in 1983.
Great Northern Railway, which began transcontinental service to Seattle 18 months earlier, donates a silver challenge cup “at considerable expense” as a prize for teams representing the North Pacific Amateur Athletics associations located in Seattle, Tacoma, Portland, Port Townsend, La Grande, Astoria and other communities. The cup stands 16 inches and features a statuette of “Victory,” in the form of a female, from whose extended right arm depends the laurel wreath.
FIFA technical group completes a weeklong inspection of Husky Stadium, which is included in U.S. bid for 1994 World Cup. Paul Stiehl, head of US organizing committee, claims natural turf can be successfully laid over existing artificial surface. UW athletic director Mike Lude wants assurances that the sand, gravel and sod won’t damage the football field.
Fueled by Rob Holmes's hat trick, Federal Way's Thomas Jefferson (16-0-3) wins its first title (all-classification), 4-0 over Inglemoor at Memorial Stadium.
Gordy McIntyre's second-half goal for Shoreline High School proves the difference in the state's first high school championship game against Everett, 1-0. The unsanctioned title featured the winners of the Metro and Wesco.
After breaking his leg 13 months earlier, Pepe Fernandez returns and in his sixth game back comes off the bench to deliver a 95th minute Sounders winner, 2-1, versus Denver.