- Thursday, April 30, 2020
Prep Sports Weekly for Thursday, April 30, 2020. From a Social Distance, we meet our Russell & Hill Male Student Athlete of the Month, Arlington pitcher Owen Bishop and Head Coach Scott Striegel. Our Russell & Hill Female Student Athlete of the Month is Glacier Peak Gymnast and Future Oregon Duck Emilie Henningsen. Although their collective seasons were taken away by the Coronavirus, we learn about what might have been in Stanwood Spartans Spring Sports with Evan Caldwell from The Stanwood Camano News and Girls Golf Coach Zack Ward. Finally, it's Edgar Martinez (no not that Edgar Martinez) and Douglas Cruz-Young of the Marysville Pilchuck Tomahawks Boys Soccer team.
- Thursday, April 23, 2020
Prep Sports Weekly, with Social Distance in effect, for Thursday, April 23, 2020. We meet Everett Seagulls Baseball players Aaron Robertson and Abe Affholter; former Kamiak Knights Volleyball player, also a former Beach Volleyball player at Stanford University, Kat Anderson (check the KRKO website for a link to her Seattle Helping Hands website). We also hear from future Eastern Washington Eagles Basketball player Mutdong Bol along with his Edmonds Woodway Warriors Head Coach Robert Brown; and finally a pair of Mountlake Terrace Softball players Jenna Maxfield and Jamie Bingman.
- Friday, April 17, 2020
King's High School Basketball Player Sophomore Tyler Linhardt is our KRKO Russell & Hill Male Athlete of the Month for March 2020. Tyler scored 25 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in King's 70-67 overtime win over Lynden Christian in the 1A State Championship game in Yakima on March 7th. Linhardt was named the Most Valuable Player of the 1A State Basketball tournament. He was a unanimous selection as the Associated Press 1A Washington State Player of the Year and is ranked Washington State's #1 college basketball prospect in the Class of 2022 according to PrepHoops.com. Head basketball coach at King’s High School is Rick Skeen.
- Friday, April 17, 2020
Arlington High School Basketball Player Junior Hailey Hiatt is our KRKO Russell & Hill Female Athlete of the Month for March 2020. Hailey led the Eagles basketball team to a 24-3 record and a Third Place Finish in the Class 3A State Tournament last month in the Tacoma Dome. Hailey's tournament averages: 15.7 points per game; 3.3 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game. She was a 2nd Team All-Tournament selection. Hailey shot 48% from three-point range for the season and tied the Arlington school record earlier this season when she made 9 three-pointers in a game. Arlington Head Coach Joe Marsh said, “What you really want is for your players to play their best basketball in February and March and Hailey really stepped it up and did that for us."
- Thursday, April 16, 2020
Another week of Social Distancing; but a great line-up on Prep Sports Weekly for Thursday, April 16, 2020. Former Lake Stevens Viking, Georgia Bulldog and Washington Husky quarterback Jacob Eason returns to our show; he's waiting to hear his name called by Roger Goodell at next week's Virtual NFL Draft. Also waiting for his name to be called is the former Marysville Pilchuck Tomahawk and Oregon State Beaver quarterback Jake Luton. It's not just the athletes not able to play this spring, the announcers and scorekeepers and umpires are on the sidelines as well. We talk with Allstate Insurance Agent Brian Reed (he's the PA Announcer and scorekeeper at Monroe High School) and with veteran umpire (and retired meteorologist)Ted Buehner. Finally a visit with two of the captains of the two-time state champion Jackson Timberwolves Softball team Kassidi Dean and Jillian Hampson.
- Thursday, April 09, 2020
Prep Sports Weekly, Thursday, April 9, 2020. We continue our "social distance" themed shows, on the week where the plug has been pulled on all spring sports in the state of Washington due to the Coronavirus. We hear from Snohomish Girls Tennis Coach (and part-time KRKO basketball broadcaster) Joel Boyer. The mother/son combo of Lynnwood Track & Field Coach Stephanie Tastad and her son, Glacier Peak Basetball player Nathan Tastad. Finally, we catch up with former All-Area Football player from Cascade High School, and current KOMO-TV Sportscaster Femi Abebefe.
- Thursday, April 02, 2020
Prep Sports Weekly, Thursday, April 2, 2020. We continue our social distancing theme with our Russell & Hill Female Athlete of the Month for March, Arlington Girls Basketball player Hailey Hyatt, along with her head coach Joe Marsh. Then we talk with a couple of Everett Silvertips hockey players Wyatte Wylie (Philadelphia Flyers draftee) and Dustin Wolf (Calgary Flames draftee). Finally, a visit with Meadowdale Mavericks Softball Coach Dennis Hopkins and pitcher Kate Houghton.