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Mount Rainier Mini Cheer Camp will be Jan. 26 & 25

Mount Rainier Mini Cheer Camp will be Jan. 26 & 25

Mount Rainier High School Head Cheer Coach Cathy Banks will be hosting a winter mini Cheer Camp for grades K-8 on Jan. 25 and 26 from 6–7:30 p.m. each day at Mount Rainier High School Cafeteria. There... [Read more]

Baseball Skills Camp will be at Mount Rainier High March 11

Baseball Skills Camp will be at Mount Rainier High March 11

Bob Odegard, Head Baseball Coach and staff will be hosting a Baseball Skills Camp for students entering grades 4-8 on Saturday, March 11, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Mount Rainier High School. The cost... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Have the 2016 Hawks Improved Enough to be Contenders?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Have the 2016 Hawks Improved Enough to be Contenders?

By Greg Wright I guarantee that there’s one thing that has not been talked about on any other news site this week. A review of my 2016 analysis of Seahawk vulnerabilities. So I guess I’ll do... [Read more]

JOB: FITT Balance seeking Certified Fitness Instructors (Aquatic + Land)

JOB: FITT Balance seeking Certified Fitness Instructors (Aquatic + Land)

Enjoy the benefits of bringing the newest wave of aquatic fitness to the Pacific Northwest! FITT Balance is currently seeking Certified Fitness Instructors to implement Flow Motion aquatic fitness programs... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Germain Ifedi Vows to Have My Press Credentials Revoked

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Germain Ifedi Vows to Have My Press Credentials Revoked

Satire by Greg Wright Since the Super Bowl loss to the Patriots, my mantra for Seahawks fans has been, “We’ll be back. One yard at a time.” If so, I don’t think it will be this... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: A Merry Beastquake 2.0 Christmas to You!

The Elephant in the Locker Room: A Merry Beastquake 2.0 Christmas to You!

The following was originally published on Dec. 27, 2014. If it’s Christmas Eve and the Hawks are playing the Cardinals, what better moment can be recalled? By Greg Wright ‘Twas four days ‘fore... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Of Color Rush, Concussion Protocol, and Interceptions

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Of Color Rush, Concussion Protocol, and Interceptions

By Greg Wright I’m certainly glad that the Seahawks played two games in the last seven days, and that they won the second of those in pretty flamboyant fashion. Saves me from having to write a total... [Read more]

Wear your kids out during Mt. Rainier Pool’s ‘Winter Waterland’ starting Dec. 19

Wear your kids out during Mt. Rainier Pool’s ‘Winter Waterland’ starting Dec. 19

Winter Break is just around the corner and you know what that means: it’s time for WINTER WATERLAND at Mount Rainier Pool! They’ll have 11 days of wet, wild fun from Dec. 19 – Jan. 2, between... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Coming Clean on My Dislike for Certain Star Quarterbacks

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Coming Clean on My Dislike for Certain Star Quarterbacks

By Greg Wright This week I watched A Football Life‘s episode about Hall of Famer QB Steve Young. If you’ve ever followed football, you probably remember that he took San Francisco back to the... [Read more]

Winter Basketball Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School Dec. 19-20

Winter Basketball Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School Dec. 19-20

A winter break Basketball Camp will be held at Mt. Rainier High School on Dec. 19-20, hosted by Brandon Horstman, Head Boys’ Coach and Keith Wasberg, Head Girls’ Coach. This camp is for students... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Do We Really Need to Talk About the O Line Again?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Do We Really Need to Talk About the O Line Again?

By Greg Wright A decidedly strange thing happened in the first quarter of Sunday’s dismal loss to Tampa Bay. No, it wasn’t the fact that the defense gave up two porous TDs to the opposing team.... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber giving away Seahawks tix at Dec. 9 Holiday Luncheon

Seattle Southside Chamber giving away Seahawks tix at Dec. 9 Holiday Luncheon

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced that it will be giving away two pairs of Seahawks tickets at its Dec. 9 Holiday Luncheon. “Courtesy of the generosity of board member Mike Bulleri,... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Of Doug Baldwin, Russell Wilson, Mike Huard, and 1978

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Of Doug Baldwin, Russell Wilson, Mike Huard, and 1978

By Greg Wright I’m not always 100% certain I’m writing about something other journalists have failed to cover. But this week, I’ve got it locked… because I’m not going to... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Were You Screaming at Your TV Sunday Night, Too?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Were You Screaming at Your TV Sunday Night, Too?

By Greg Wright Just before halftime. New England takes the lead 14-12. Seattle with the ball at their own 25-yard line and 1:05 to go. Three timeouts available. A key third-down looms with 9 yards to go. Wilson... [Read more]

Des Moines Creek Walk will be this Sunday, Nov. 20

Des Moines Creek Walk will be this Sunday, Nov. 20

A Des Moines Creek Walk will be held this Sunday, Nov. 20, starting at 11 a.m. We will meet at the Des Moines Marina near the fishing pier and restrooms, rain or shine, dogs are welcome on a leash. This... [Read more]

See ‘Flow Motion’ exercise mats during Viking Night at Mt. Rainier Pool Nov. 18

See ‘Flow Motion’ exercise mats during Viking Night at Mt. Rainier Pool Nov. 18

This Friday and next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will offer exercise enthusiasts an opportunity to explore the brand new Flow Motion exercise mats at Mount Rainier Pool. Normandy Park’s own Christen... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: About That “Roughing the Kicker” Thing, and Fines

The Elephant in the Locker Room: About That “Roughing the Kicker” Thing, and Fines

By Greg Wright Whew! I was almost certain that some intrepid journalist would scoop me on my chosen topic this week. When I saw the teaser for Danny O’Neil’s column on Thursday, I thought for... [Read more]

REMINDER: Get underwater photos with Santa at TL Sea Diving Tuesday, Nov. 22

REMINDER: Get underwater photos with Santa at TL Sea Diving Tuesday, Nov. 22

REMINDER: You can get underwater photos with Santa at TL Sea Diving’s jolliest event of the year on Tuesday, Nov. 22 – and also discover a Scuba intro, Drysuit experiences, Peak Performance Buoyancy,... [Read more]