USL confirms demise of Yakima Reds

February 19, 2011 by  

Former owner now has team in Everett || YAKIMA, Wash. — The Yakima Reds will not return for a 16th season in the USL Premier Development League. Jay Preble, the director of communications for the United Soccer League, confirmed Friday that the Reds franchise was not renewed for 2011 and that former Yakima coach and [...]

PDL soccer: Reds’ future in doubt

December 4, 2010 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Alex Silva, who coached the Yakima Reds last season, has been announced as the new owner of a Premier Development League franchise in Everett. North Sound SeaWolves FC will begin play in 2011 and play home games at Mariner High School, according to a news release from the league. What this means [...]

Local Report: Becker, Sheeran win 10K titles

July 25, 2010 by  

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Selah’s Rick Becker and Ellensburg’s Joe Sheeran won their respective age-group divisions in the 10,000-meter finals on Saturday at the USA Masters Track & Field Championships. Becker, doubling back after winning the 5,000 on Thursday, captured the 55-59 division of the 10,000 with a time of 35 minutes, 2.69 seconds — nearly [...]

Abbotsford shuts out Reds

July 18, 2010 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Saturday was a day to forget for the Yakima Reds. Hoping for a late-season surge with a string on matches on their home field, the Reds dropped a 4-0 decision to the Abbotsford Mariners at Marquette Stadium. Yakima coach Alex Silva had a difficult time understanding the lopsided score in his team’s [...]

Reds left blue

July 16, 2010 by  

Yakima falls amid oddities || YAKIMA, Wash. — There are things you don’t expect to see in a soccer match. Things like the sprinklers coming on in the middle of play. Things like a goalie saving a penalty shot. Things like that same goalie having two of his team’s best scoring opportunities late in the [...]

Reds-Whitecaps photo gallery

July 15, 2010 by  

Photos from Thursday’s Premier Development League match between the Yakima Reds and the Vancouver Whitecaps Residency at Marquette Stadium in Yakima, Wash. All photos by Sara Gettys of the Yakima Herald-Republic.

Woodkey’s 2-hitter lifts Beetles to split

July 14, 2010 by  

PASCO, Wash. — Michael Woodkey pitched a two-hitter to lead the Yakima Pepsi Beetles to a 6-1 victory over Pasco in the first game of a Central Washington League doubleheader on Wednesday. The Sun Devils earned a split, jumping ahead 7-0 after two innings en route to a 13-6 victory. The Beetles, who moved to [...]

Pumas clip Reds

July 11, 2010 by  

BREMERTON, Wash. — The Yakima Reds rallied to tie second-place Kitsap twice but eventually fell 3-2 to the Pumas in Northwest Division play Saturday night at Memorial Stadium. David Gray’s goal in the 82nd minute was the winner for Kitsap, which improved to 10-1-2. Kevin Eggen’s tally in the 23rd minute pulled Yakima into a [...]

Reds earn shutout against Spokane

July 9, 2010 by  

SPOKANE, Wash. — Goalkeeper Claudio Lazar stopped 14 shots and the Yakima Reds earned their third shutout of the season with a 3-0 victory over Spokane in PDL Northwest play Thursday night. Taking a 1-0 lead into the break, the Reds broke the game open in the second half with goals by Warlen Silva and [...]

Reds knock off Spokane

July 4, 2010 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Vini Olivera and Warlen Silva scored two goals each to help lead the Yakima Reds past the Spokane Spiders 6-2 on Saturday at Marquette Stadium. Also scoring for Yakima (3-8) were Kevin Eggen and Alvaro Valencia. The goal scorers for Spokane (1-10-2) were not available. First half: 1, Yakima, Vini Olivera, 13:00; [...]

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