Redhawks, Pilots to Play for Caffe D’arte Coffee Cup

SEATTLE – Seattle University men’s soccer will host the University of Portland in the Caffé D’Arte Coffee Cup on Thursday, Sept. 12. The Pacific Northwest showdown is set for a 7 p.m. kickoff at Championship Field. The winner of this year’s contest will earn the Caffé D’arte Coffee Cup. An MVP will also be selected for the match. Free Caffé D’arte coffee grounds will be given out to fans while supplies last and an espresso cart will be available in the VIP tent. Seattle U is 1-0-1 after its opening weekend. It beat San Francisco, 5-0, on opening night, as … Continue reading Redhawks, Pilots to Play for Caffe D’arte Coffee Cup

Megan Rapinoe’s Climb to the Golden Boot Began Along North Portland’s Bluffs

On July 7, the midfielder booted a penalty kick into the net at Lyon, France, for the go-ahead goal in what would be a 2-0 victory for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team over the Netherlands. That kick sealed her status as the best player in the tournament—Rapinoe, 34, was awarded FIFA’s MVP trophy, the Golden Ball, and the Golden Boot for most goals scored—on what is now undeniably the best squad in the world. Source: Megan Rapinoe’s Climb to the Golden Boot Began Along North Portland’s Bluffs And all of this started in North Portland. That’s where Rapinoe spent … Continue reading Megan Rapinoe’s Climb to the Golden Boot Began Along North Portland’s Bluffs

Men’s Soccer freshman defies odds to become key starter at CBCC

Not everyone is afforded the smoothest path in athletics. Some struggle to improve athleticism, some are set back with terrible injuries and some just plain have to work much harder than others. The Tri-Cities are flush with talent up and down the river making it hard to stand out in a deep pool of players. For one in particular, his journey would require him to face an obstacle no young player should ever have to. Source: Men’s Soccer freshman defies odds to become key starter Continue reading Men’s Soccer freshman defies odds to become key starter at CBCC

Exchange student Santos shines for Timberlake (Idaho)

SPIRIT LAKE — The St. Maries Lumberjacks might have surprised the Timberlake Tigers with their defense a little bit. But the Tigers might have had the best surprise of all. Joaa Santos, an exchange student from Spain, scored two unassisted goals in the second half to lift the Tigers past the visiting Lumberjacks 2-0 in the season and Intermountain League opener for both schools. Source: PREP ROUNDUP: Exchange student Santos shines for Timberlake “Joaa is going to be a big addition for us this year,” Timberlake coach Steve Michael said. “St. Maries had great pressure and their speed, we were … Continue reading Exchange student Santos shines for Timberlake (Idaho)

A Portland Farm Created a Rosie the Riveter Corn Maze This Year to Promote Gender Equality

Sauvie Island farmers at Bella Organic are using corn to promote gender equality. Source: A Portland Farm Created a Rosie the Riveter Corn Maze This Year to Promote Gender Equality “This year’s corn maze is dedicated to equality in our country,” the post reads. “With a special dedication to the US Women’s National Soccer Team’s FIFA World Cup win and in support of the effort for equal pay and equal representation in the workplace.” Continue reading A Portland Farm Created a Rosie the Riveter Corn Maze This Year to Promote Gender Equality

Montana Grizzlies go global

Already a respected voice and figure on campus, even at the precocious age of 32, you get the feeling Grace Gardner’s professional ceiling, if she even has one, might be limited by nothing more than her own ambitions. Source: Grizzlies go global She and five other former Griz soccer players last month traveled to Peru. “Any chance I can have to chip away at the issues of gender equality, I’m going to be all about it,” said Gardner. The entire group of 18, each chosen because of a special skill set, made the trip — specifically to “promote cultural exchange … Continue reading Montana Grizzlies go global