Thursday, January 9, 2014

College award winners around the Inland NW in 2013

McAlpine, Castain, Hamer, Gore and Duffy received prestigious honors in 2013 | photos: Gerald Barnhart
With the unveiling of the MAC Hermann Award winners for the 2013 college soccer season coming up tomorrow, here is a look back at all of the various NSCAA national and regional All-American award winners from the region and each league's All-Conference selections and awards.

Quite a few players from and at schools in the INW coverage area were honored this season, along with a few coaches. Among the most prestigiously recognized this year were Oliver Gore of Rocky Mountain College, Micaela Castain of Washington State, Sofia Huerta (Boise, ID) of Santa Clara, Nick Hamer (Spokane, WA) of Gonzaga and Washington State head coach Keidane McAlpine.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Former Shadow, MLS standout Waibel takes RSL coaching post

After helping lead the University of Washington to its best season in program history this past fall in his first year with his alma mater, Spokane native and former Spokane Shadow PDL standout Craig Waibel was named as part of the assistant coaching staff for new Real Salt Lake head coach Jeff Cassar Wednesday.