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Tacoma Stars sign another former Sounder

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Danish midfielder Philip Lund returns to Puget Sound, now repping Tacoma.

The MASL Tacoma Stars added another former Seattle Sounders player today. Philip Lund, 28, returns to the Puget Sound after a playing the last few years in the Faroe Islands, Norway and Oklahoma City. Lund played for the Sounders in 2013 with 16 minutes in MLS play and 593 minutes in the USL with the Sounders Reserves (prior to S2 formally joining USL).

Stars trip up in Ontario, still hold advantage

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The Tacoma Stars had a rough first half, but a better second half in the 7-5 loss.

The Tacoma Stars (10-7) tried to improve on the 2-7 road record thru 9 away games. The Stars visited the Citizens Business Bank Arena to face the Ontario Fury (7-8) who are hot on the the Stars tail for a playoff spot.

Levy interviews Tacoma Stars midfielder Joseph Cairel

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Cairel discusses his experience playing in Brazil and his relationship with his father

Joseph Cairel was one of many new faces to sign with the Tacoma Stars for the 2015/16 MASL season. Head coach/GM Darren Sawatzky took note of Cairel's work rate with Burlingame Dragons in PDL when Sawatzky's Sounders U23 side faced Cairel's side in the 2015 PDL playoffs.

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Stars, Soles Split Weekend Twin Bill

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A pair of weekend games saw the Stars pick up third win of the season.

A small quirk on the schedule this year saw two-time Ron Newman Cup finalists Soles de Sonora visit the Accesso ShoWare Center in Kent on back-to-back nights. The Stars knew the 1-9 Soles squad would provide a tough test and the Stars would need to keep forward Franck Tayou in check.

U.S. Open Cup early rounds could feature all-Puget Sound matchup

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On May 11th the 102nd Lamar Hunt US Open Cup gets underway. In the Puget Sound that means PDL side Sounders U23s get to host California club Outbreak FC.

Outbreak is based out of Long Beach/Huntington Beach where they host adult and youth teams. Their team earned a chance at the Open Cup through local qualifying, beating San Pedro Monsters FC and Buena Park FC.

Scouting Jordan Schweitzer

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Former Sounders Academy Technical Director and current Sounders U23/Tacoma Stars Head Coach Darren Sawatzky scouts the latest Homegrown Player.

As a defensive midfielder there are not flashy statistics for Jordan Schweitzer. The highlights may tell less about his game than any other position.

LevyFilms captures the beauty of Tacoma Stars' season opener

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Tacoma beat Sacramento 5-1 on Friday night in front of 3,710 fans and 4 mascots. Here's some highlights as well as some quotes.

Levy Films has been doing solid work for the Tacoma Stars ahead of the start of the MASL season. On Friday night, the Stars beat Sacramento 5-1 behind Dan Antoniuk's hat trick and Danny Waltman's 16 saves.

Sounders U23 sign three Academy Alumni

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The Sounders U23s are stocking up on talent as Sounders Academy Alumni join defenders Mark Lee, Chris Brundage, and Steve Mohn who previously signed on for the club's upcoming season and US Open Cup run. These first Academy signings are not expected to be the last.

Today's release from the U23s also indicates that Darwin Jones as a UW Husky.