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The Elephant in the Locker Room: Let’s Rate Performance Based on Expectations, Shall We?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Let’s Rate Performance Based on Expectations, Shall We?

By Greg Wright Through most of my years of primary and secondary education, I was accustomed to seeing report card comments like, “Greg could do better.” Aside from my stellar sixth-grade year,... [Read more]

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Have you registered for the Oct. 2 Burien Brat Trot yet? Online registration closes next Thursday, Sept. 29 at midnight: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE! The Burien Brat Trot is a flat and fast 5k and... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Turnovers Redux, and the Best Thing about the Rams

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Turnovers Redux, and the Best Thing about the Rams

By Greg Wright Sadly, the 2016 season has opened yet again with an anemic offensive performance. Gladly, it ended in a win. Sadly, in a development piggybacking on the preseason trend, the Hawks started... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Pete Carroll’s Hand-Wringing Endorsement of Gilliam

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Pete Carroll’s Hand-Wringing Endorsement of Gilliam

By Greg Wright I find it interesting that I led my first article of the season with a discussion of the non-call in the Super Bowl of a blow to the head of Carolina QB Cam Newton… and the lead story... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Middle of the D Could be the Hawks’ Achilles’ Heel

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Middle of the D Could be the Hawks’ Achilles’ Heel

By Greg Wright I, for one, was greatly relieved to see Bobby Wagner have a great game last week. For the last five years, it’s been tremendously obvious to most serious fans (and just about every... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: If It’s All About Taking Care of the Ball… We’re in Trouble

The Elephant in the Locker Room: If It’s All About Taking Care of the Ball… We’re in Trouble

By Greg Wright After four playoff appearances in a row, everyone’s paying attention… yet even with all the scrutiny, it seems that there’s always some key issue that’s getting... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Boykin, Hail Mary, and Roughing the Passer

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Boykin, Hail Mary, and Roughing the Passer

By Greg Wright   After two Super Bowl appearances in a row, everyone’s paying attention… yet even with all the scrutiny, it seems that there’s always some key issue that’s... [Read more]

Congrats to local Pacwest Little League team for coming in 3rd in State!

Congrats to local Pacwest Little League team for coming in 3rd in State!

An amazing run came to an end last weekend for our local Pacwest 10-11 team at the Washington State Little League Tournament. After seven straight days of games in 100+ degree weather (whew!), these... [Read more]

REMINDER: Learn to Scuba Dive at TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ July 21!

REMINDER: Learn to Scuba Dive at TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ July 21!

REMINDER: Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool Night will be Thursday, July 21! Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving? Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Washington State Little League Baseball Tournament

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Washington State Little League Baseball Tournament

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be Thursday, July 21

Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be Thursday, July 21

Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool Night will be Thursday, July 21! Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving? Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool Night on Thursday, July... [Read more]

Des Moines Yacht Club’s South Sound Opening Day will be Saturday, May 14

Des Moines Yacht Club’s South Sound Opening Day will be Saturday, May 14

Celebrate South Sound Opening Day of Boating at the Des Moines Yacht Club on Saturday, May 14, 2016, with a day full of marine-oriented exhibits and demonstrations, tours of local boats, food vendors,... [Read more]

TL Sea Diving’s ¡Sale-o de Mayo! – a One-Day Sale – is May 7!

TL Sea Diving’s ¡Sale-o de Mayo! – a One-Day Sale – is May 7!

Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving? Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s ¡Sale-o de Mayo! – a One-Day Sale on Saturday, May 7 – Open Water Course Fee for only $95!!... [Read more]

Kids on Spring Break? Take ’em to Mt. Rainier Pool the week of April 4-8!

Kids on Spring Break? Take ’em to Mt. Rainier Pool the week of April 4-8!

Kids on Spring Break? Take ’em to Mt. Rainier Pool for a ‘Splashtacular’ – Five Days of Wet, Wild Fun, from April 4–8! For just $3 per day, kids can frolic and play (and exercise…shhhh!)... [Read more]

No school this Friday means it’s time to play at the Mt. Rainier Swimming Pool

No school this Friday means it’s time to play at the Mt. Rainier Swimming Pool

No school this Friday (March 11) makes for a great time to visit the Mt Rainier Pool, where the kids can enjoy swimming in the pool with large chunks of ice! That’s right – LARGE CHUNKS OF ICE! While... [Read more]

Cove to Clover fundraiser will run – and crawl – through the area March 11-13

Cove to Clover fundraiser will run – and crawl – through the area March 11-13

17-year old Marques Chacon leads his twin brother Matthew at the top of Snake Hill during last year’s Cove to Clover race. Marques went on to win the race with a time of 18:12. Photo by Scott Schaefer. The... [Read more]

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA’s Adult Basketball League starts Sunday, Feb. 21

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA’s Adult Basketball League starts Sunday, Feb. 21

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be starting its Adult Basketball League on Sundays, beginning this Sunday, Feb. 21: Here we go again! It’s time to start the Adult Basketball League so that means there... [Read more]

Is it mid-winter break time already? Time to head back to Mount Rainier Pool!

Is it mid-winter break time already? Time to head back to Mount Rainier Pool!

It’s time for mid-Winter Break at local schools, which means your Mount Rainier Pool is having another special event from Feb. 15-16: Here are the details: Mid-Winter Break for Highline and Federal... [Read more]