(From top-left, clockwise) Former Stadium Tiger Jamael Cox returns after a strong campaign last season. Former Franklin Pierce standout Derek Johnson looks to turn it on again, after having his nose broken and season sidelined last year. Wilson High School hall of famer Joey Gjertsen brings his veteran skills back for another go at it. Former Seattle Sounders fan favorite James Riley brings a wealth of experience to the club. Former Bellarmine Prep star Danny Waltman will man the goal once again. After spending time on the outside pitch, Mike “Mr. Clutch” Ramos returns to give the Stars more offensive punch. The Stars hosted WISL defending champions Bellingham United on Saturday, Nov. 11, for a pre-season friendly. Tacoma won 7-3. The Stars open their season at the ShoWare Center on Saturday, Dec. 1.