- Friday, April 19, 2019
Prep Sports Weekly, Thursday, April 18, 2019. We get a preview of this weekend’s Eason Invitational Track Meet at Veterans Memorial Stadium with Snohomish Track & Field Coach Dave Weller. We keep talking track with Glacier Peak Track Athletes Katie Potts and Ethan Willems. Then we meet the newest football coaches in the Everett School District, Brien Elliott of the Everett Seagulls and Mason Siddick of the Jackson Timberwolves.
- Friday, April 12, 2019
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.
- Thursday, April 11, 2019
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.
- Friday, April 05, 2019
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.
- Thursday, April 04, 2019
Prep Sports Weekly, Thursday, April 4, 2019. We meet Dakota Drake (Freshman at Mount Baker High School) and Jesse Schlotfeldt (Sophomore at Arlington High School) and they both race on the dirt tracks at Deming Speedway and Skagit Speedway. Steve conducts an exit interview with long-time Mountlake Terrace Baseball Coach Andrew Watters, who is hanging up his cleats after this season. We name our Russell & Hill Female Student Athlete of the Month for March 2019, and it's our only two-time winner, Iyanla "Ice" DeJesus. (She was Pennington last year, listen to the show, it's a great story)
- Thursday, March 28, 2019
Prep Sports Weekly, Thursday, March 28, 2019. Two players that participated in the WIBCA All State games on Saturday; Fletcher Douglas of Glacier Peak and Christian Liddell of Jackson. Plus, we are in studio with Edmonds Woodway girls wrestler Emily Hood, her mother Sharon Hood and Coach Terry Ray. Emily is a Junior and was recently diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. Edmonds Woodway is hosting a fundraising clinic this weekend in which Helen Maroulis, the first American woman to win a gold medal at the 2016 Olympics, will be speaking. The EW wrestling community has also started a GoFundMe page to help with the medical costs.
- Friday, March 22, 2019
Congratulations to our Russell & Hill Male February Student Athlete of the Month Vlad Gilszmer of the Kamiak Knights Swim Team. Vlad and his Knights teammates: Slava Gilszmer (his twin brother), Maxwell Fang and Alex Kirby won the State 4A Championship in the 400 Freestyle Relay at the Weyerhaueser King County Aquatic Center in late February. Vlad won an individual state title in the 500 Freestyle and brother Slava placed 2nd in the same race. The team placed 5th overall, the 8th time in 12 years that Kamiak has placed in the Top 5.Vlad is a sophomore at Kamiak High School.
- Thursday, March 21, 2019
Prep Sports Weekly, Thursday, March 21, 2019. We begin with Lake Stevens Softball, head coach Sarah Hirsch, along with players Rachael Eichenberger, Kaylie Hoskins and Avery Henderson. Paisley Johnson; she's leading her BYU Cougars into the NCAA Women's Tournament first round game against the Auburn. Kamiak Boys Swimming with head coach Chris Erickson and his swimmers Slava Gilszmer, Maxwell Fang, Alex Kirby and our Russell & Hill Male Athlete of the Month for February 2019 Vlad Gilszmer. Nalin Sood, he's the president of the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association, and their All-State basketball games are this weekend at Curtis High School.
- Friday, March 15, 2019
Congratulations to our KRKO Russell & Hill Female Student Athlete of the Month for February 2019, Chanel Siva of Stanwood High School. Chanel had the distinction of being the only wrestler from Snohomish County to win a state championship at this year’s Mat Classic (Male or Female) at The Tacoma Dome. Siva is a junior at Stanwood and wrestles at the 235 pound weight class.
- Thursday, March 14, 2019
Prep Sports Weekly. March 14, 2019. Talking All-State Girls Basketball Games at King's High School with King's Coach Dan Taylor, Jackson player Olivia Skibiel and Haley Grambo of Glacier Peak. Our February Russell & Hill Female Athlete of the Month is 3A State Champion Wrestler Chanel Siva of Stanwood and her Coach Todd Freeman. Plus, Everett Baseballs Tyler Bates, Nick Mardesich and Ryan Tebatebai. And The Everett Herald's Cameron Van Til, talking about the All Area Basketball Awards.