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Peter Pickett leaves Clark College women’s soccer team

December 17, 2021, 5:04pm Clark County Sports

After five seasons with Clark College women’s soccer, including the last two as head coach, Peter Pickett is stepping down from the program. Read story

La Center answers Elma’s challenge to reach 1A district final

November 4, 2021, 11:05pm Prep Sports

Few opponents had put the La Center girls soccer team into uncomfortable positions this season. Read story

Portland Thorns and Houston Dash players, along with referees, gather at midfield Wednesday, in demonstration of solidarity with two former NWSL players who came forward with allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against a former coach.

NWSL players pause games, stand together

Portland Thorns and Houston Dash players, along with referees, gather at midfield Wednesday, in demonstration of solidarity with two former NWSL players who came forward with allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against a former coach.

October 6, 2021, 10:08pm Soccer

Players stopped on the field in the sixth minute of Wednesday night’s National Women’s Soccer League games and linked arms in a circle to demonstrate solidarity with two former players who came forward with allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against a prominent coach. Read story

National Women's Soccer League Commissioner Lisa Baird is out after some 19 months on the job amid allegations that a former coach engaged in sexual harassment and misconduct toward players, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity because the move Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 had not been made public.

NWSL calls off weekend games, commissioner out, FIFA investigation launched

National Women's Soccer League Commissioner Lisa Baird is out after some 19 months on the job amid allegations that a former coach engaged in sexual harassment and misconduct toward players, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity because the move Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 had not been made public.

October 1, 2021, 10:20am Soccer

The National Women's Soccer League will not play the games scheduled for this weekend as it deals with the fallout from allegations of sexual misconduct against a former coach. Read story

North Carolina Courage head coach Paul Riley was fired, effective immediately, after allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct. The allegations were first reported by The Athletic in a story Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, that detailed misconduct stretching back more than a decade, including his time as head coach of the Portland Thorns.

Former Thorns coach Riley fired by N.C. team after misconduct allegations

North Carolina Courage head coach Paul Riley was fired, effective immediately, after allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct. The allegations were first reported by The Athletic in a story Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, that detailed misconduct stretching back more than a decade, including his time as head coach of the Portland Thorns.

September 30, 2021, 5:24pm Soccer

The North Carolina Courage fired coach Paul Riley on Thursday after allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct were detailed in a published report. Read story

Hockinson junior Payton Lawson weaves her way through the Columbia River defense on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Columbia River High School. The Hawks earned a 1-0 victory over Columbia River in a rematch of the 2019 2A State girls soccer championship.

Payton Lawson a difference-maker for 4-0 Hockinson

Hockinson junior Payton Lawson weaves her way through the Columbia River defense on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Columbia River High School. The Hawks earned a 1-0 victory over Columbia River in a rematch of the 2019 2A State girls soccer championship.

February 28, 2021, 12:32am Prep Sports

Payton Lawson has waited longer than most to get a chance to play for Hockinson girls soccer. In her first high school game in fall 2019, the then-sophomore tore her ACL. She missed the entirety of Hockinson’s illustrious 2019 season. The Hawks made program history by appearing in… Read story

Vancouver Whitecaps defender Jake Nerwinski (28) vies for control of the ball with Portland Timbers midfielder Sebastian Blanco, right, during the first half of MLS soccer game action in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sunday, July, 23, 2017.

Timbers beat Whitecaps 2-1

Vancouver Whitecaps defender Jake Nerwinski (28) vies for control of the ball with Portland Timbers midfielder Sebastian Blanco, right, during the first half of MLS soccer game action in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sunday, July, 23, 2017.

July 23, 2017, 6:54pm Soccer

Sebastian Blanco scored early in the second half and the undermanned Portland Timbers beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Sunday to snap a six-game winless streak. Read story

United States’ Clint Dempsey, left, celebrates after scoring a goal against Costa Rica during a CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, July 22, 2017.

Dempsey record goal, assist leads U.S. into Gold Cup final

United States’ Clint Dempsey, left, celebrates after scoring a goal against Costa Rica during a CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, July 22, 2017.

July 22, 2017, 9:52pm National Sports

Clint Dempsey fed Jozy Altidore for the go-ahead goal, then scored on a free kick to match Landon Donovan’s American record with his 57th international goal and lead the United States over Costa Rica 2-0 Saturday night. Read story

Timbers suffer first home loss of season

April 15, 2017, 10:56pm Sports

Dom Dwyer scored in the 53rd minute and undefeated Sporting Kansas City won its first game on the road this season, a 1-0 victory over the Portland Timbers on Saturday night. Read story

Portland Thorns forward Christine Sinclair celebrates scoring a goal during the second half of their NWSL soccer match against the Orlando Pride in Portland, Ore., Saturday, April 15, 2017. Portland won 2-0.

Portland opens NWSL season with 2-0 win over Orlando

Portland Thorns forward Christine Sinclair celebrates scoring a goal during the second half of their NWSL soccer match against the Orlando Pride in Portland, Ore., Saturday, April 15, 2017. Portland won 2-0.

April 15, 2017, 3:25pm National Sports

Portland captain Christine Sinclair scored in the 67th minute and the Thorns beat the Orlando Pride 2-0 on Saturday in their National Women’s Soccer League season opener. Read story