- Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Matthew King of Glacier Peak Swimming is our KRKO Radio Russell & Hill Male Athlete of the Month for February 2020. King set two state meet recorders (both held by Newport's Ugur Taner from 1992) in the 50 yard and 100 yard freestyle races at the State Championships in Federal Way. He was named the 4A Swimmer of the Meet after setting a state meet record with a total of 330 points. Matthew also won state titles in both individual events in 2018. Matthew's times in both the 50 and 100 have qualified him for the United States Olympic Trials which will be held in Omaha, Nebraska in June. Matthew is an outstanding student and carries a GPA of better than 3.9 and will be enrolling at the University of Alabama in the Fall where he will continue to swim and hopes to either study Mechanical Engineering or Audio Engineering. Glacier Peak Swim Coach is Ron Belleza.
- Thursday, March 12, 2020
Prep Sports Weekly, Thursday, March 12, 2020. We hear from the 5th Place 4A Glacier Peak Grizzlies Boys Basketball Team with head coach Brian Hunter and player Tucker Molina, Brayden Quantrille, Pierce Darlington, Tristen Bates. We also meet the 1A State Champion King's Knights Boys Basketball Team with head coach Rick Skeen and players Shane McGaughey-Fick, Davis Campbell, Jordan Hansen, Will Pohland and Tyler Linhardt. Plus we hear from Edmonds School District Media and Public Relations Supervisor Harmony Weinberg about the Coronavirus.
- Tuesday, March 03, 2020
Steve Willits Podcast, 2020 State Basketball Tournament Edition (time stamps included). Lakewood Cougars Boys team members Alex Jensen, Jared Taylor and Morgan Stacey, with coach Anthony Wiederkehr (3:20); Arlington Eagles Girls coach Joe Marsh (17:35); Glacier Peak Girls coach Brian Hill (27:00); King's Girls coach Dan Taylor (35:30); Marysville Pilchuck Boys coach Bary Gould (48:50); Mountlake Terrace Boys coach Nalin Sood (1:03:25); Marysville Getchell Boys coach Corby Schuh (1:15:20); Lake Washington Girls coach Jeff Wilson (1:27:15); Glacier Peak Boys coach Brian Hunter (1:41:00).
- Thursday, February 27, 2020
Prep Sports Weekly, February 27, 2020. Our Winter Sports State Championship Edition. We hear from Shorewood Diver Isaac Poole, Jackson swimmer Justin Limberg and Glacier Peak Swimmer Matthew King, Kamiak Head Coach Chris Erickson and swimmers Maxwell Fang, Ryan Fang and Brian Park. We meet the White Family of Marysville Pilchuck: Girls Head Coach Andie White and her kids Cayden and Alivia who both won wrestling state championships. Stanwood Girls Wrestler Chanel Siva and her coach Todd Freeman. And, Lake Stevens Wrestling Girls State Champion Wrestler Kiley Hubby.
- Thursday, February 27, 2020
Steve Willits Podcast, Wednesday, February 26, 2020. Steve talks with 6 girls basketball coaches that are headed to this weekend's regionals (time stamps included). Randy Edens, Lake Stevens (1:25); Brian Hill, Glacier Peak (14:00); Joe Marsh, Arlington (31:00); Carlos Humphrey, Shorecrest (39:15); Arie Mahler, Meadowdale (48:15); Dan Taylor, King's (1:00:15).
- Thursday, February 20, 2020
Prep Sports Weekly, Thursday, February 20, 2020. We talk Community College Basketball with guests Everett CC Head Mens Coach Mike Trautman and player Bobby Martin (Glacier Peak) and Womens Assistant Coach Cheryl Sorenson and players Alexa Martin (Jackson HS) and Morgan Marshall (Snohomish). We also have NWAC Executive Director Marco Azurdia join us talking about the upcoming NWAC Basketball Tournament in Everett. We hear from Stanwood Boys Basketball Coach Zach Ward; Cameron Van Til of the Everett Herald discussing the Swimming State Championships this weekend at the Weyerhaueser King County Aquatic Center; and Edmonds Woodway Boys Wrestling Coach Brian Alfi, live from the Tacoma Dome and this weekend's Mat Classic Wrestling Tournament.
- Monday, February 17, 2020
Steve Willits Podcast, Monday, February 17, 2020. Steve talks with Kings Boys Basketball coach Rick Skeen and players Tyler Linhardt and Jordan Hansen; Glacier Boys Basketball senior guard Brayden Quantrille; Edmonds Woodway Girls Basketball Coach Jon Rasussen; Edmonds Woodway Boys Basketball Coach Robert Brown and players Nuer Bol, Tollak Crawford, Steele Swinton, Chinedu Acholonu and Andy Cerekja; Glacier Peak Girls Basketball Coach Brian Hill.
- Monday, February 17, 2020
The KRKO Russell & Hill Female Student Athlete of the Month for January 2020 is Maya Erling, a junior standout guard for the Glacier Peak Grizzlies Girls Basketball team. Glacier Peak finished the regular season at 14-0 with a #5 RPI State Ranking. Maya led GP to a 9-0 record in the month of January including two wins over rival Lake Stevens. She scored 22 points in the first victory over Lake Stevens, including 15 points in the 2nd half when the Grizzlies pulled away after trailing early in the 3rd quarter. Then she turned around and scored 25 points in the 2nd LSHS victory including 10 points during a 15-3 Grizzlies run to start the game. Erling was a key member of last year's Glacier Peak team that took 4th place in the state 4A tournament. In the team's final game at the Tacoma Dome she led the team with 19 points and 8 rebounds and scored the go-ahead basket with 40 seconds remaining as Glacier Peak overcame a 12 point 4th quarter deficit to defeat Central Valley 58-53.
- Thursday, February 13, 2020
This week: Roger O'Neill; Head Coach for the Meadowdale Mavericks boys basketball team. Head Coach Cam Ross and players Brevin Ross, Bashaun Williams and Aden Requa of the Darrington Loggers boys basketball. Head Coach Brian Hunter and players Caleb Lee and Tucker Molina from the Glacier Peak boys basketball team. Tevin Dillon; Head Coach for the Mariner Marauders boys basketball team.