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
KING – Sports
- Decatur High School holds vigil in honor of Dom Cooks
A Decatur High School senior who lost his battle with brain cancer was honored at a vigil Wednesday night put together by classmates, teachers, and friends.
- Seahawks bring back WR Sidney Rice
The Seattle Seahawks and wide receiver Sidney Rice have agreed to terms on a deal. Rice returns to Seattle after spending the last three seasons with the Seahawks. Rice was released by Seattle in February in a salary-driven move.
- Rangers rally for 2 in 9th to beat Mariners 3-2
A Brad Miller error and Fernando Rodney wild pitch doom the Mariners who lose after a great outing by Felix Hernandez.
- Photos show UW player's fight on Super Bowl Sunday
UW football player Damore'ea Stringfellow pleaded guilty to three charges Wednesday. Photos obtained through a public disclosure request show for the first time the melee he was involved in with quarterback Cyler Miles on Super Bowl Sunday.
- Inspirational Decatur athlete dies after cancer battle
Dom Cooks played basketball and football before the tumor took him off the field. Although he could no longer play, Cooks stayed optimistic and showed up at games to cheer on his team.
- UW football's Stringfellow pleads guilty to assaults
University of Washington football player Damore'ea Stringfellow pleaded guilty to assaults on Seahawks fans after the Super Bowl.
- Mariners call up Nick Franklin; place Morrison on DL
The switch-hitting Franklin has a .395 average with four home runs and 13 RBIs in 11 games for Tacoma this season.
- WR Sidney Rice agrees to terms with Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks and wide receiver Sidney Rice have agreed to terms on a deal.
- Mariners give up 2 in the 9th, lose to Rangers 3-2
Leonys Martin had a game-winning RBI single in the ninth inning as the Texas Rangers scored two unearned runs in a two-out rally against Fernando Rodney, beating the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Wednesday night in a game that started as a battle of aces.
- Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team
Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for about $550 million.
- Judge again rejects deal in NFL concussion cases
A federal judge in Philadelphia has again declined to approve deals for some of the retired players suing the NFL over concussions.
- Washington's Wolfe overcomes injuries to lead Huskies
The University of Washington baseball team is ranked No. 7 in the country, and they have Snohomish High School grad Brian Wolfe to thank for much of that success.
- Fielder ends HR drought, Rangers beat M's 5-0
Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers, Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0 Tuesday night.
- Bud Selig calls replay start 'remarkable'
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.
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- Forensic expert faulted at Pistorius trial
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- Husky football poll: How should UW punish Damore'ea Stringfellow?
Washington receiver Damore'ea Stringfellow was sentenced to five days on a work crew, fined $693, and ordered to pay restitution to the victims and to attend anger-management counseling after pleading guilty Wednesday to two counts of fourth-deg …