Congratulations to our KRKO Radio Russell & Hill Male Student Athlete of the Month for March 2019. Cameron Smith, senior pitcher for the undefeated Arlington Eagles Baseball Team. At press time Cameron is 3-0 with a .64 ERA, with 39 strikeouts in 22 innings pitched, with just 8 walks. With his ultimate goal of pitching at the university level, he has committed to pitch next year for Yakima Valley Community College. Scott Striegel is head baseball coach at Arlington High School.
Prep Sports Weekly, Thursday, April 11, 2019. We get an update from Lake Stevens Right Tackle Devin Kylany as he has signed a Letter of Intent to play for the Washington State Cougars. "Striegel's Eagles" are in the house as Arlington Baseball Coach Scott Striegel is joined in-studio with Cameron Smith, Owen Bishop, Jack Sheward and Paul Chung. Cameron Smith is our KRKO Russell & Hill Student Athlete of the Month for March 2019). Then we hear from Edmonds Woodway Baseball Coach Dan Somoza, his Warriors team defeated Mount Si, in walk off fashion, last Sunday at T-Mobile Park.
Congratulations to our KRKO Russell & Hill Female March 2019 Student Athlete of the Month Iyanla "Ice" DeJesus of Jackson High School. Ice is our only two-time winner of the Russell & Hill Award, winning the honor last year when she was Ice Pennington. On her 18th birthday, Ice asked her step-dad to adopt her, and that she would take his last name. And through all the tears, that's what happened in mid-March. Meanwhile on the field, Ice continues to dominate the Wesco 4A Softball diamond, pitching shutouts and perfect games and hitting multiple home runs, leading the defending State 4A Timberwolves into the 2019 season. DeJesus will take her talents to the east coast next year, having accepted an athletic scholarship to play for the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers. Jackson Softball Coach is Kyle Peacocke.