Sports

My advice: follow your own advice

Sometimes I watch the self-proclaimed “sports experts” on TV and laugh when their so-called advice regarding the NCAA Tournament fails to come to fruition.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Prep Notebook

3/26

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Prep Notebook

4/1

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UW star quarterback Jake Locker talks to the media during a spring press conference.

UW coach, Locker OK on summer baseball

The question came in many different ways to both Huskies head football coach Tyrone Willingham and his sophomore star quarterback Jake Locker. It’s a wonder their heads didn’t spin.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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UW star quarterback Jake Locker talks to the media during a spring press conference.

Judge rejects lawsuit over soccer field use

Plans for several new soccer fields at Sixty Acres Park in Redmond can move forward now that King County Superior Court Judge Dean Lum Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by the Seattle Area Soaring Society that sought to prevent organized soccer in the park.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Quadrant sells TPC at Snoqualmie Ridge

Quadrant Homes, Washington State’s largest homebuilder, has sold the Tournament Players Course (TPC) at Snoqualmie Ridge to BrightStar Golf Group. Based in Carlsbad, Calif., BrightStar is a golf management firm which owns and operates golf properties in selective markets throughout the United States.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Notice how the right wrist has not hinged. Keep this feel throughout the swing.

Keep right wrist firm to feel real power

You hear so much talk about the wrists in the golf swing on how to hinge them early or to retain the wrist cock in the downswing as long as possible. Well the people who I see working on these things always over do it and end up losing power and accuracy.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Notice how the right wrist has not hinged. Keep this feel throughout the swing.

The Recreation Calendar

The Recreation Calendar lists recreational and participation sports submitted by nonprofit organizations. Mail to: Recreation Calendar, Reporter Newspapers, 18080 NE 68th St. #A150 Redmond, WA 98052, fax to 425-867-0784 or e-mail to sports@reporternewspapers.com.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Viktor Drangnell

Athletes of the Week

Viktor Drangnell

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Viktor Drangnell

Prep Notebook

4/3

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Quick hitters

College basketball is over. Baseball has begun. Football is already being talked about. The NHL and NBA are nearing their respective playoffs. With so much going on, I’ve been given no choice but to present you with a quick hitting, bullet style From the Sidelines special edition.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Baseball Roundup

Seattle Prep had hoped things would turn out better with the opening of Steve Cox Memorial Park, but the Crusaders’ offense forced Prep to make five throwing errors, as Eastside Catholic cruised past the Panthers 9-6 on April 5.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Newport takes third in water polo tournament

The Newport water polo team rebounded from a 8-5 semi-finals loss to Nordic of California to defeat the Storm from Canada 9-3 to take third place in the Siesta Tournament, held April 5-6 at the King County Aquatic Center.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Soccer round up

In a game between the top two teams in KingCo 3A, Skyline defeated Bellevue 2-1 on April 3rd to remain atop the conference standings.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Bill Perry built a special putter that lets people in rolling walkers still enjoy putting.

Golf + people = booming activity

What started out as a simple business venture combined with a passion for people and a love for golf has turned into a full-on boom for Bill Perry.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Bill Perry built a special putter that lets people in rolling walkers still enjoy putting.

Helping your brain play better golf

In today’s lesson we are re-running a popular article on the Interactive Metronome and how important this can be for golfers. Dr. Peter Jo is offering a free introductory session and $50 off your enrollment for mentioning this piece if you would like to get some help in this area.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Interlake catcher Spencer Nelson goes after a foul ball against Newport.

Eisenhauer goes the distance for Newport

His curveball wasn’t working, so Newport pitcher Nate Eisenhauer went with a different approach: a steady diet of fastballs.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Interlake catcher Spencer Nelson goes after a foul ball against Newport.

Masuda nets Hole-in-one

Hisayo Masuda hit a hole-in-one on April 8 at the Bellevue Municipal Golf Course. Masuda netted the 140-yard hole No. 3 with a 5-iron.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Prep Notebook

4/10

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Reporter Stars of the Week

Brian Biccum, Sammamish soccer: Biccum scored both Totems goals in a 2-0 win against Liberty on April 11. Biccum has scored five goals in Sammamish’s last two games, both wins.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service