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The Elephant in the Locker Room: A Much, Much Closer Look at the Illegal Shift

The Elephant in the Locker Room: A Much, Much Closer Look at the Illegal Shift

By Greg Wright I really do think the Seahawks have found their groove, and Thomas Rawls is for real. And it’s a really, really good time for Seattle to be hitting its offensive stride, because Pittsburgh’s... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Does Anyone Else Miss a Particular Linebacker?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Does Anyone Else Miss a Particular Linebacker?

By Greg Wright I’ve got to say that it’s really satisfying to call a game almost perfectly, missing the final score by only two total points. And also nice to see the Seahawks win it convincingly,... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Do You Believe in Miracles (Way Too Much)?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Do You Believe in Miracles (Way Too Much)?

By Greg Wright Remember that game when it all started, on the road in Chicago during Russell Wilson’s rookie season? Yes, there had been the Green Bay “Fail Mary,” and it was thrilling.... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Winning With Whozits and Whatzits

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Winning With Whozits and Whatzits

By Greg Wright Let’s talk for a minute not about the Seahawks offensive line but about other teams’ most potent weapons… and how to defeat them. Wide receivers and quarterbacks, for instance. Let’s... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Expect the Unexpected When Seattle Meets Dallas

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Expect the Unexpected When Seattle Meets Dallas

By Greg Wright In Seattle, Russell Wilson’s home field debut in 2012, the Hawks’ special teams and defense came up with big play after big play in the first half to stifle Tony Romo and company.... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: How Upset Were You With Wilson’s Interception?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: How Upset Were You With Wilson’s Interception?

By Greg Wright The setting: six and a half minutes left in the third quarter of a one-sided affair on the road against former arch-nemesis San Francisco. Seattle has pretty much been handing the 49ers... [Read more]

2nd ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ added to Mt. Rainier Pool this Sunday, Oct. 25

2nd ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ added to Mt. Rainier Pool this Sunday, Oct. 25

A second ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ has been added at Mt. Rainier Pool on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, starting at 3 p.m. “Hurry! Space is limited (we must have enough guards on hand to assure your safety)” Children... [Read more]

WABI Weekday Walkers will explore Fall colors on Des Moines Creek Trail Oct. 21

WABI Weekday Walkers will explore Fall colors on Des Moines Creek Trail Oct. 21

Come explore Fall colors with the WABI Weekday Walkers on the Des Moines Creek Trail, on the third Wednesday of the month – October 21, at 9 a.m.  This will be a beautiful walk through the woods from... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: My 100% Candid Interview with Pete Carroll

The Elephant in the Locker Room: My 100% Candid Interview with Pete Carroll

By Greg Wright No, I do not have access to Seahawks’ head coach Pete Carroll. And even if I did, no, he would not answer questions as directly and transparently I’d want him to. But if I did,... [Read more]

Times they are a changin’ at Advertiser Waterland CrossFit, now Waterland Fitness

Times they are a changin’ at Advertiser Waterland CrossFit, now Waterland Fitness

Times they are a changin’ at Waterland CrossFit!!! Check it out for CHEAP in October!! What’s changing #1: We are eliminating our CrossFit affiliation. Why?: Simple. I think the proliferation of the... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Thank Your Lucky Stars It’s Carroll and Wilson

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Thank Your Lucky Stars It’s Carroll and Wilson

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 getting glossed over.... [Read more]

JOB: Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District hiring District General Manager

JOB: Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District hiring District General Manager

The Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District is seeking to hire a motivated, charismatic, innovative recreation and parks professional to become their District General Manager. The Des Moines Pool Metropolitan... [Read more]

Basketball Star Lenny Wilkens to share his story at Wesley Homes Oct. 13

Basketball Star Lenny Wilkens to share his story at Wesley Homes Oct. 13

National Basketball Association Hall of Famer and All-Star MVP Lenny Wilkens will talk about his family, foundation and award-winning career at Advertiser Wesley Homes on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. Wilkens... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Just How Offensive is the Seahawk Offense?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Just How Offensive is the Seahawk Offense?

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 getting glossed over.... [Read more]

Highline Athletes will go PINK Friday to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Highline Athletes will go PINK Friday to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Highline Public Schools announced Monday (Sept. 28) that all its football teams will be “getting their PINK on” to support the American Cancer Society and Breast Cancer Awareness Month during... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: No, the Scheme Doesn’t Call for Offsides

The Elephant in the Locker Room: No, the Scheme Doesn’t Call for Offsides

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 getting glossed over.... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: What Have You Won For Me Lately?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: What Have You Won For Me Lately?

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 getting glossed over.... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Christine Michael Trade Revisited

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Christine Michael Trade Revisited

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 getting glossed over.... [Read more]