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Alan Vanderbilt June 11, 2014 at 04:13 pm
Parents ruin sports..
sportsnut July 14, 2014 at 04:39 am
Alan I agree. Parents coach to get their kids and kids friends a leg up. Kids are choosen too basedRead More on parents and kids being friends. Take AAU and All-Stars and positions in each sport. Parents coach because they want their kid in prime positions, kids are friends with certain kids or because a family does not like someone but the kid has talent not playing. You need "out of area" coaches to come and determine if a kid is "that good" to be at the next level not "locals" whom coach because that is the only way the kid will get playing time.
CowDung July 23, 2014 at 07:20 am
sportsnut: Seems like a perfect opportunity for you to get involved in coaching... If nothingRead More else, becoming a coach will give you a voice in the league to lobby for equal playing time for all kids, and rotation of positions--particularly at the lower levels.
One of golf's legends, Jack Nicklaus, is helping design a future back nine at American Lake Veterans Golf Course in Lakewood that will be designed with injured and recovering soldiers in mind. Credit: Brent Champaco
Lucile Summerlin August 31, 2013 at 07:51 am
Thank you, Jack, for giving so much to our veterans. You are a good American, and your donation ofRead More your team and knowledge is truly appreciated.
Alex Rodriguez, a former Seattle Mariners shortstop, was suspended by Major League Baseball today for using performance-enhancing drugs. Patch file photo
John Simpson August 5, 2013 at 05:42 pm
Former Major League Baseball commissioner Bart Giamatii used to say that the rules of the game ofRead More baseball are inviolable, that without rules the game becomes mere entertainment and ceases to be a true athletic contest. Rodriquez and the dozen other players who were suspended today knew the rules but went ahead and broke them. The punishment they received is not enough. If a player is caught gambling he is permanently expelled from the game. The same standard should be applied to those who use drugs as well. Major League Baseball missed an opportunity today to send a clear message that the rules in baseball are inviolable, and that the game is about athleticism and not chemistry.
The American Lake Veterans Golf Course in Lakewood, WA. Credit: Brent Champaco
Lucile Summerlin July 17, 2013 at 03:56 pm
What an opportunity for the golfing world to see what American Lake Veterans Golf Course does forRead More our veterans and active duty soldiers. We are a "healing" course because of the therapy and rehab center, special carts for those missing arms and/or legs or with other medical issues (stroke, etc.), and the camaraderie of veterans getting together to hit a little white ball. Everyone out there is a volunteer helping with the many jobs needed to keep the golf course functioning.
Dave Navarro Sr. July 25, 2013 at 07:57 am
Who were the other two?
Lucile Summerlin July 25, 2013 at 04:56 pm
THE ANSWER is about halfway down the article: The effort to bring Domme and Staff Sgt. MichaelRead More Slaybaugh of the Madigan Army Medical Center-based Warrior Transition Battalion, as well as Sgt. Steve Reynolds, a Vietnam veteran and leader of the volunteer grounds crew at American Lake, originated on the other side of the pond.
Brent Champaco May 16, 2013 at 02:15 pm
Good stuff Dan. I'm good with whatever is the quickest way to get a team.
Brent Champaco May 16, 2013 at 02:15 pm
Crystal - it sounds like the Kings are not your favorite team. Just a hunch :)
Kyle Christopher West-Stubbs May 20, 2013 at 11:20 pm
I'm glad we didn't end up stealing another city's team, but that was never in danger of happeningRead More anyway because I know full damn well the NBA was never going to let it happen and was just using us to get a deal out of Sacramento.
Lucile Summerlin January 6, 2013 at 01:30 am
This is a very good article about a man who believes in serving his country, family and community.Read More Thank you, Sgt. Walker.
Brent Champaco January 7, 2013 at 05:31 am
Couldn't agree more, Lucile...
Brent Champaco January 7, 2013 at 05:33 am
For anyone who didn't watch, the East beat the West 15-8 in front of 40,133 people. That was theRead More largest crowd in the game's history. Thanks for representing us well, Sgt. Walker...
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