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Ben Olesen-Russell & Hill Male Student Athlete-January 2019
- Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Ben Olesen-Russell & Hill Male Student Athlete-January 2019

Ben Olesen of Jackson High School is the KRKO Russell & Hill Male Student Athlete of the Month for January 2019. Olesen was the starting point guard and team leader for a Timberwolves team that won the Wesco 4A regular season title with a 14-0 league record and helped lead Jackson back to the Tacoma Dome State Tournament for the first time since 2014. Off the court, Olesen maintains a 3.6 GPA and gives back to his community by volunteering with Special Olympics. Ben was also the starting quarterback for the Jackson football team.

Paris Smith-Russell & Hill Student Athlete-January 2019
- Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Paris Smith-Russell & Hill Student Athlete-January 2019

State Champion Bowler Paris Smith of Cascade High is our KRKO Russell & Hill Female Student Athlete of the Month for January 2019. Smith won the 4A state title last month by rolling a 1214 point six game series score during the WIAA State Championships at Narrows Plaza in University Place. Paris is a three sport athlete who participates in Swimming and Golf while also excelling in the classroom. She carries a 3.9 GPA and plans to continue bowling in college while studying Biomedical Engineering at Wichita State University.

Prep Sports Weekly 3-7-19
- Thursday, March 07, 2019
Prep Sports Weekly 3-7-19

Prep Sports Weekly. Thursday, March 7, 2019. We finally get a chance to name our January Russell & Hill Student Athletes of the Month (blame the snow). Our Female Athlete is Paris Smith, state champion bowler from Cascade High School; along with her coach Ron Hicks. Our Male Athlete is Ben Olesen, boys basketball player at Jackson High School; along with his coach Steve Johnson. We also welcome in the 3A State 4th Place Girls Basketball team, the Snohomish Panthers with players Maya Duchesne; Kinslee Gallatin; Courtney Perry and Ella Gallatin; along with head coach Ken Roberts and assistant coach Sean Brix.

Steve Willits Podcast 3-5-19
- Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Steve Willits Podcast 3-5-19

Steve Willits Podcast. March 5, 2019. We hear from The Everett Herald's Cameron Van Til; Glacier Peak Girls Basketball Head Coach Brian Hill; GP players Maya Erling and Shay Sande; Marysville Pilchuck Boys Basketball Head Coach Bary Gould; MP players Raequan Battle and Luke Dobler.

Prep Sports Weekly-Tacoma Dome Edition
- Monday, March 04, 2019
Prep Sports Weekly-Tacoma Dome Edition

Prep Sports Weekly for Thursday, February 28, 2019. Our Hardwood Classic Edition, Live from The Tacoma Dome. Tom Lafferty and Steve Willits are joined by co-host Dan Kingma. We welcome former Marysville Pilchuck Coach Mike Lowery; ROOT Sports Analyst Francis Williams; WIAA Tournament Director Mark Albertine and Glacier Peak Girls Basketball Coach Brian Hill.

2019 Girls Hardwood Classic: Snohomish vs Seattle Prep 2-27-19
- Monday, March 04, 2019
2019 Girls Hardwood Classic: Snohomish vs Seattle Prep 2-27-19

2019 Hardwood Classic Girls Basketball First Round: Snohomish Panthers vs. Seattle Prep Panthers; Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Tom Lafferty and Joel Boyer on the call from The Tacoma Dome.

Hardwood Classic Basketball: Marysville Pilchuck vs O'Dea 2-28-19
- Monday, March 04, 2019
Hardwood Classic Basketball: Marysville Pilchuck vs O'Dea 2-28-19

2019 WIAA Dairy Farmers of Washington Hardwood Classic. Class 3A Boys Quarterfinals; Marysville Pilchuck Tomahawks vs. O'Dea Fighting Irish. Thursday, February 28, 2019, live from The Tacoma Dome, Tom Lafferty and Dan Kingma on the call.

Hardwood Classic Basketball: Glacier Peak vs Chiawana 2-27-19
- Monday, March 04, 2019
Hardwood Classic Basketball: Glacier Peak vs Chiawana 2-27-19

WIAA Dairy Farmers of Washington Hardwood Classic; Girls 4A Basketball; The Glacier Peak Grizzlies meet the Chiawana Riverhawks. Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Tom Lafferty and Joel Boyer on the call from The Tacoma Dome.

Steve Willits Podcast 2-26-19
- Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Steve Willits Podcast 2-26-19

The Steve Willits Podcast 2/26/19. It's a State Tournament Preview Edition with: Brian Hunter (Glacier Peak Boys); Brian Hill (Glacier Peak Girls); Steve Johnson (Jackson Boys); Ken Roberts (Snohomish Girls); Joe Marsh (Arlington Girls); Bary Gould (Marysville Pilchuck Boys).

Steve Willits Podcast 02-21-19
- Thursday, February 21, 2019
Steve Willits Podcast 02-21-19

Steve Willits Podcast, Thursday, February 21, 2019. Eight head basketball coaches that are heading to the regionals this weekend (you can hear 8 more coaches on Prep Sports Weekly podcast). Featured here are: Zach Ward (Stanwood Boys); Bary Gould (Marysville Pilchuck Boys); Steve Johnson (Jackson Boys); Nick Brown (Arlington Boys); Ken Roberts (Snohomish Girls); Brian Hill (Glacier Peak Girls); Joe Marsh (Arlington Girls) and Jon Rasmussen (Edmonds Woodway Girls).