Sports Briefs for Thursday, Aug. 7

Wishkah driver named to IMCA All-Star Invite

Wishkah’s Joe German, a three-time Grays Harbor Raceway modified series champion, was named to the 2014 Fast Shafts IMCA Modified All-Star Invitational on Wednesday.

The invitational, which is filled with national IMCA modified drivers via online voting, will run on Sept. 5 during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals at Boone Speedway in Boone, Iowa.

German is the first-ever Washington-based driver to be voted into the all-star race and earned a spot on the ballot with his GHR series championship, as well as overall earnings and points gained in IMCA modified races in 2013.

Indoor soccer franchise sets player, dance tryouts

The Seattle Impact FC, the newest franchise in the Major Arena Soccer League, is looking for talent for its inaugural season.

On Sept. 6-7, the Impact will be hosting both player and dance team tryouts in Kent’s ShoWare Center, where it’ll play its games this season.

Season ticket holders are welcome to attend player tryouts on both days for free from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and will have the opportunity to participate in the Seattle Impact Experience.

Impact FC will start play on Nov. 8 against the 14-time indoor champion San Diego Sockers at home.

For more information on the player and dance tryouts and the franchise overall, visit

Daily World staff reports


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