Voice of Vashon has been broadcasting
the Vashon High School Pirates baseball, football, and basketball games live this year. Kevin Linnell and John Yates are announcing the basketball games this winter with JoJo Weller providing statistics.
Kevin Linnell, who handles color commentary, says “I had been talking with John Yates about doing broadcast of Vashon sports events for seven years.” We travelled to state tournaments to watch Vashon teams play and many small communities were broadcasting the games to their hometowns. We thought why not do this for Vashon.” This past summer they got their chance when VHS varsity football coach Andy Sears asked if they would be interested in announcing fall games. Kevin recalls “We said yes right away because we really wanted to do this to generate community support for our local sports teams.” Continue reading
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- Bryant Honored, Storm Fall to Fever
The game marked the final night for Storm CEO Karen Bryant, 46, who announced in January that July 31 would be her final day after 15 years with the organization.
- Zunino's homer lifts Mariners past Indians, 6-5
Several hours after making two trades to help their run at an AL wild-card spot, the Mariners rallied for a 6-5 win over the Cleveland Indians on Mike Zunino's two-run homer in the eighth inning.
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- Seattle Arena final EIS now delayed until November
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Lynch arrived at the Seattle Seahawks practice facility on Thursday afternoon following the team's morning practice. The team confirmed Lynch had reported for camp, ending a holdout that spanned a week.
- Mariners trade for outfielders Austin Jackson, Chris Denorfia
The Mariners acquired outfielder Austin Jackson from the Detroit Tigers as part of a three-team deal that also moved Cy Young Award winner David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays to Detroit.
- Washington Huskies 25th in first coaches football poll
The Huskies finished 9-4 last season, but are starting a new era with head coach Chris Petersen, who came over from Boise State, plus a new starting quarterback, running back and tight end.
- Zunino's homer lifts Mariners past Indians, 6-5
Mike Zunino's two-run homer in the eighth inning lifted the Seattle Mariners to a 6-5 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night.
- M's get CF Jackson from Tigers in 3-team trade
The Seattle Mariners were part of a blockbuster three-team trade Thursday afternoon that brought center fielder Austin Jackson to Seattle and sent former Cy Young pitcher David Price from Tampa Bay to Detroit.
- Marshawn Lynch ends holdout, arrives at Seahawks camp
Marshawn Lynch has joined Seattle Seahawks training camp after missing the first week.
- M's acquire Padres OF Chris Denorfia in trade
The Seattle Mariners have acquired veteran outfielder Chris Denorfia from the San Diego Padres for a pair of minor leaugers.
- A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes
The Oakland Athletics won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander and outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday's trade deadline.
- Kluber outpitches Hernandez in 2-0 win over Mariners
Corey Kluber pitched his first career shutout to outduel Felix Hernandez, Yan Gomes had a two-run double and the Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 2-0 on Wednesday night.
- Kentwood's Bronson fighting for Seahawks roster spot
Demitrius Bronson graduated from Kentwood High School, played at the University of Washington and Eastern Washington University, and now he's fighting for a spot on the Seattle Seahawks roster.
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- Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days
Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the 20 million gallons that inu …
- Signed ticket from Gehrig's last game nets $95,600
A ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on the day he retired from baseball sold for $95,600 at an auction on Thursday, and the boxing gloves Muhammad Ali wore in the first of his three fights against Joe Frazier sold for $388,375.
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The crowd of 6,179 expressed appreciation for Bryant’s part in creating a women’s professional basketball legacy in Seattle.
- Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch ends holdout; $1.5 million reworked in his deal
The Seahawks held firm to their stance of not giving him any “new’’ money, having made it clear they did not want to set a precedent of ripping up existing contracts. Lynch, meanwhile, got the assurance of a little more money that he wasn’t necessari …
- Rainiers beat Salt Lake, get over .500
Ty Kelly hit a two-run home run and Xavier Avery homered to lead off the game to lead the Tacoma Rainiers to a 4-1 victory over the Bees in Salt Lake City on Thursday.