Video: Seattle Unified Soccer League season starts at Sealth

(Photo by West Seattleite Frank MacDonald, from Ruffneck Scarves, which made the custom scarves)
Scarves up! Chief Sealth International High School was the host today for the festivities starting the second season of the Seattle Unified Soccer League – bringing together athletes with and without intellectual disabilities, in a partnership between Seattle Public Schools and Special Olympics Washington. And as any good host would do, they offered a fight-song serenade:

(The rest of this story’s video & photos are by WSB’s Patrick Sand)
The morning began with a rally in the Sealth gym. It included a pep talk from former Seattle Sounders FC star Kasey Keller, and Sounders VP Gary Wright:

Then, the morning rain didn’t get in the way of the March to the Match (crossing SW Thistle from the gym to the Southwest Athletic Complex):

Unified Soccer has expanded to more schools this year, adding elementary and middle school teams. The peninsula’s two public high schools were part of it last year and are back this year – here’s the West Seattle High School team:

And the home team, Sealth:

Schedule links, and more info on the league, can be found here.

1 Reply to "Video: Seattle Unified Soccer League season starts at Sealth"

  • jwws March 31, 2012 (6:20 pm)

    Saw this on King5 this am. What a great program! Thanks for covering WSB.

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