She wants Pizza: Celedon released from Spokane hospital after match collision

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SPOKANE, WA— Angela Celedon went east to Spokane with the rest of her Seattle Stars teammates this weekend. Her journey took a different course near halftime of the Stars’ Northwest Premier League match at Whitworth College against the Spokane Shadow.

It’s an unsettling experience for players, coaches, everyone at a match when I player goes down and medical assistance is required. Celedon blacked  out after a collision that required immediate care.
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No flag to salute? Teams turn to goalkeeper’s America-themed gloves

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NWPL Primary CrestBREMERTON, WA— Sometimes it’s the little things that become big memories at a soccer match. On Saturday afternoon in Bremerton the Olympic Force hosted Twin City Union in a Northwest Premier League soccer match at Gordon Field.

Everyone was in place and standing as the National Anthem was ready to play. One big problem – Oh say can you see? There was no American flag to be seen. Apparently Kitsap County Parks had taken down the one that usually stays flying on the edge of the Fairgrounds.

Quick thinking by Twin City Union goalkeeper Emily Sorenson (North Thurston High School / Centralia College) saved the moment and gave us that “little thing” that will last in the memory. She realized she was wearing stars and stripes on her West Coast “Quanton Freedom” gloves – that feature an American flag motif. She went to the center circle and raised her hands…

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Stars stay on top; Shadow close behind

DSC_2798The top six teams in the final standings will make the first-ever playoffs for the Northwest Premier League in 2017. Right now Seattle Stars and Spokane Shadow are well on their way to making those playoffs as the two sides continue to win matches. The weekend of May 20-21 the Shadow won two more while Seattle bounced back from their only loss to win their 5th of the season.
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May 20-21 results in the NPWL

18620666_1719393734743784_4871918889312875952_oNorthwest Premier League action is done for another week and we have five matches that are finals. Details coming later.

(Saturday) Washington Timbers 0-2 Spokane Shadow
(Saturday) Yakima United 2-1 Seattle Stars
(Sunday) Twin City Union 1-2 Spokane Shadow
(Sunday) Olympic Force 1-3 WPSS Shock
(Sunday) Seattle Stars 2-1 Fuerza FC

Seattle Stars sweep weekend, Fuerza wins, Force and Hoppers draw

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The Second weekend of play in the Northwest Premier League is complete. See the scores below.

Check back  here for updated standings and match recaps soon.

Saturday May 6:

Seattle Stars 3-1 Yakima United

Sunday May 7:

Yakima United 0-0 Olympic Force

Washington Premier South Sound 0-2 Seattle Stars

NCW Alliance 1-1 Twin City Union

Fuerza FC 2-1 Washington Timbers