Prep Sports Weekly for April 8, 2021 features conversations about the Gonzaga Bulldogs run to the NCAA Championship game, the conclusion of the high school football season and the return of Spring Sports. Segment #1 included a chat with Cameron Van Til of the Everett Herald who talked about his alma mater Gonzaga and the progression of Edmonds native/All American Corey Kispert. Cameron also talked about the Wesco football season and his coverage of last week's Lake Stevens victory over Glacier Peak. Segment #2 featured the hero from last week's Wesco football... Read More.
Prep Sports Weekly for April 1st and we aren't fooling around tonight as we featured five sets of interviews covering five different sports: Tennis, Volleyball, Soccer, Cross Country and Swimming. Segment #1 included an interview with two Snohomish High School Tennis Head Coaches: Ben Doucette (Boys) and Joel Boyer (Girls). In segment #2, we caught up with the Head Coach of the undefeated Mountlake Terrace Girls Volleyball team, Jean Kellogg. We then spoke with Shorewood Thunderbirds Girls Soccer Head Coach Dan Faires and discussed his team's 8-1 season as well as last... Read More.
Prep Sports Weekly, March 25, 2021. A high school football coaches carousel of interviews tonight, featuring coaches from 4 different schools, all of which were victorious last Friday night. During the opening segment, we heard from King's Knights Head Coach Jim Shapiro who talked about his team's 4-2 start to the season and their upcoming Emerald Sound Conference Championship game tomorrow night against Cedar Park Christian at Juanita High School. The second segment featured an interview with Kamiak Knights Head Coach Bryant Thomas who shared insight into his team's outstanding turnaround... Read More.
Prep Sports Weekly episode for Thursday March 18, 2021. Segment 1 featured the father/son combination of Kyle and Ethan Hoglund from Lake Stevens High School. Kyle is the Head Coach of the undefeated LSHS volleyball team that placed 2nd at state last year and Ethan is a senior tennis player who is the District 1 4A Defending Doubles Champion. Segment 2 was our football coaches carousel that included phone interviews with Mark Leone of Archbishop Murphy and Keauntea Bankhead of Lynnwood. Segment 3 featured our second father/son combination, Don and Gavin Dalziel. Don... Read More.
Prep Sports Weekly, Thursday, March 11, 2021. First up, we talk Fife Trojans Football with Starting Quarterback Brynna Nixon and Head Coach Kent Nevin. We've greased up the gears on the Prep Sports Weekly Coaches Carousel, first passenger is Shane Keck, Glacier Peak's Head Football Coach; John Gradwohl, Edmonds Woodway's Head Football Coach (he notched his 150th win on Saturday). And finally Erik Keizer, Stanwood Spartans Head Football Coach.
. Prep Sports Weekly for Thursday, March 4, 2021. Finally, after 364 days without talking about local high school sports games; we get to do just that. We open with Austin Johnson, the Mountlake Terrace baseball alum that recently ran 80 miles to raise funds and awareness for mental health. It's our first guest live from Hawaii. Then it's our first Coaches Carousel of the season with the Head Coach of the Granite Falls Tigers Football Team Brandon Davis; his team defeated Sultan 22-20 in overtime in Friday night's Black & Blue Bowl. The Head... Read More.
Prep Sports Weekly for Thursday, February 25, 2021. We hear from Leslie Ivelia, Principal at Lake Stevens High School and Lake Stevens Athletic Director Jason Pearson; we get the return to play from the administration side. Segment two features the Head Football Coach at Jackson High School, Mason Siddick; as the Timberwolves get set to open their abbreviated 5-game schedule next week. Finally another history lesson with our resident historian Larry O'Donnell along with Snohomish County Sports Hall-of-Famer and Everett High graduate Jo Metzger-Levin to talk about the impact of Title IX and the... Read More.
Prep Sports Weekly for Thursday, February 18, 2021. We start with Scott Sifferman, Athletic Director at Sultan High School and President of the new Emerald Sound Conference. We've talked so much about the resumption of play in the Western Conference, we needed to get the perspective from some of the smaller Snohomish County schools. Then we spend two fascinating segments with our resident historian Larry O'Donnell and Dave Harshman to discuss Dave's dad, Hall of Fame basketball coach Marv Harshman and his Snohomish County roots. (He graduated from Lake Stevens High School in 1935).
Prep Sports Weekly for Thursday, February 11, 2021. As we get closer to talking about actual games we get a chance to chat with Garet Studer, Everett Community College Athletic Director and get the community college return to play plans. Speaking of college, next it's Murdock Rutledge, the starting quarterback for the University of Puget Sound Loggers and Everett High Seagulls alum. He played many games at Everett Memorial Stadium. Speaking of the stadium, we hear from our historian Larry O'Donnell, he talks about the opening of Everett Memorial Stadium and the first game... Read More.
When the Puget Sound Region finally met the criteria for moving to Phase II of the Healthy Washington-Road Map to Recovery, not only could a person finally go and sit down at a restaurant, it signaled a return to practice and games for local high school and professional sports teams. It will have been a long 12 months since the state basketball champions were crowned on March 7th, all activities were cancelled the following Monday. With the state’s guidance, the Athletic Directors of the Western Conference finalized plans for three sports seasons; beginning with traditional fall sports practice on February... Read More.
Prep Sports Weekly for Thursday, February 4, 2021. We hear from April and Gracie Van Assche. April is the Girls Soccer head coach at Snohomish High School; Gracie played for her mom at SHS and now plays soccer at Northwest University. Then a return visit from Jayden White, graduate of Everett High School, now participating in Track & Field at The University of Washington. Last weekend, as a true freshman, he had the longest weight throw in 42 years at UW. (The Weight Throw is the indoor version... Read More.
Prep Sports Weekly for Thursday, January 28, 2021. We start with Cadet Aaron Kalab live from United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. Aaron graduated last year from Marysville Pilchuck High School, where he led the Tomahawks to consecutive appearances in the state basketball tournament. We find out about life along the banks of the Hudson River. Next it's Jordan Sieh, the Cascade High School Football Head Coach and an update on the upcoming (hopefully) high school football season from the perspective of the Bruins. Then a return visit from Everett historian... Read More.