The Kitsap Soccer Club’s “Name the Team” contest is continuing for 10 additional days. To date, more than 100 different names have been submitted, with entries coming from around the United States and as far away as Norway and the United Arab Emirates. Total entries amounted to nearly 200, as of Thursday.

“First, I’d like to thank everyone,” team owner Robin Waite said. “The response has far exceeded our expectations. We’ve had multiple entries from every single community in Kitsap — and far beyond. This proves that not only do we have a strong soccer community here — we have a strong sporting community.”

To submit entries, visit now. The club will accept submissions until midnight Oct. 25.

The winning entrant will receive two season tickets for the club’s inaugural season, set to begin next spring.

Schedules, ticketing and further information is forthcoming. For additional information, contact Ben Pecora, Kitsap Soccer Club, (360) 377-6008.


Tomorrow’s fall youth lacrosse clinic is at Poulsbo Middle School, 2003 NE Hostmark St, Poulsbo. The clinic costs $10 and is from 1 to 4 p.m.

Beginners can work out at various skill stations with the area’s best lacrosse coaches. The experienced boys can work out in full pads, and both experienced boys and girls can work on advanced techniques and scrimmaging. Mouth guards and cleats are required. Some loaner sticks are available. For more information, contact Kyla, (360) 824-7115.

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