- 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.
- 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.
- Tuesday, March 12, 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.
- Thursday, March 07, 2019
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.
- Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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).
- Thursday, February 21, 2019
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).
- Thursday, January 31, 2019
High School Boys Basketball; Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Jackson Timberwolves at Glacier Peak Grizzlies. Tom Lafferty and Alex Clausius on the call.