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Sounders U-23 Give Back with Youth Clinic

        Darren Sawatzky instructs Blackhills U-13 players (Photo courtesy Blackhills FC)

Tacoma, WA. – On a frigid Wednesday night, the Sounders FC U-23 ran a team training session for the boys U-13’s of Blackhills Football Club. The youth team earned the opportunity to train with Sounders U-23 coaches by leading fundraiser sales for the Sounders U-23 match at Tumwater High School last season.

Head Coach and General Manager of the Sounders U-23, Darren Sawatzky, conducted the clinic, taking the Blackhills boys through technical and tactical session. Sawatzky incorporated some of the same methods

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Sounders U-23 – Community Partners – Home is where the heart is.  With this in mind, the Sounders FC U-23 has been blessed with three homes for the 2012 PDL season; Franklin Pierce HS, Cheney Stadium, and Tumwater HS.  The team has been fortunate to partner with the local soccer community, including Franklin Pierce Soccer Club and Black Hills Football Club for the Franklin Pierce and Tumwater HS games.  These organizations are working extremely hard behind the scenes to help promote the Sounders FC U-23. The youth clubs are selling tickets and pouring their hearts into providing an exciting game day environment for

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Tide Sign Local Talent

Tacoma Tide Football Club today announce the return of two more players for the 2011 United Soccer Leagues PDL campaign. Local boys Chase Tangney and Daniel Gray will again bolster the Tacoma attack from the midfield.

Chase Tangney

Chase Tangney has been causing trouble for Tide opponents up and down the touchline since 2007 when he made his Tacoma PDL debut with four goals. In 2010 the 23 year old, five foot eight inch winger tied for team honors with four assists.

Tangney is another in a string of local guys who make up the backbone of the Tide. Chase

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