Column: “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” B-U-T-T

Brandon Brown

12/28/2020 “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” Chapter 28 “ B-U-T-T” (I promise) By Bruce Williams My two sisters and I all took piano lessons at our instructor Mai Lin’s house.  I hated it.  While one sibling was in with Mai Lin, plinking away as she patiently winced at each misstruck […]

The WIAA Tea: Executive Board updates Sports Re-Start plans

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12/16/2020 ***Updated*** After Governor Inslee updated the in-person learning to allow more the WIAA released a statement of optimism regarding High School sports based on what the Governor presented. Here is the statement released by the WIAA: WIAA statement on revised in-person learning recommendations… “The revised recommendations for in-person learning […]

The Burner: Seattle Seahawks select Ellensburg football player George Wright for ‘We’ve Got Spirit’

Brandon Brown

12/14/2020 When the Seattle Seahawks reached out to high school football coaches around the state, seeking contestants in “We’ve Got Spirit,” recognizing players, coaches and teams, immediately one came to mind for Ellensburg High School coach Jeff Zenisek. Luke Olson of the Daily Record has the full story on how […]

The Burner: Local athletes discuss being recruited during a pandemic

Brandon Brown

12/8/2020 The pandemic has caused a lot of changes in the sports landscape, but one area that often gets overlooked is the process high school athletes go through to be recruited. Zac Hereth of the Everett Herald takes us through that journey: Full Story: https://www.heraldnet.com/sports/local-athletes-discuss-being-recruited-during-a-pandemic/   Elisportsnetwork.com

Column: “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” Ads Shmads

Brandon Brown

11/30/2020 “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” Chapter 25 “Ads Shmads” By Bruce Williams I’m convinced corporate America doesn’t understand social media.  For instance, Crest has a Facebook page.  The toothpaste.  What more could you possibly want to know about Crest?  You put it on your tooth brush and smoosh it […]

Thanksgiving 2020 Reasons to Celebrate

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11/26/2020 Thanksgiving 2020. It doesn’t take much to find all the negatives that can and will be associated with anything tagged 2020. Normally we would all be taking a quick breath with State Cross Country, Volleyball, Girls Soccer, and two rounds of State Football all in the books. We would […]

Column: “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” Puberty

Brandon Brown

11/23/2020 “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” Chapter 24 “Puberty” By Bruce Williams Puberty has come unbeckoned to the Williams household in the form of greasy hair, pimples and body odor.  Now 14 and 11, our kids are becoming these alternating mercurial and sullen strangers, eaters of entire pizzas and capable […]

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