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

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8/31/20 “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” Chapter 12 “The Diagnosis” By Bruce Williams Around age 2 ½ we began to become concerned about our son’s lack of speaking skills.  He was only using about five words and generally communicating by pointing effusively at whatever it was that he was interested […]

WIAA LEAP Committee Class of 2022 Selected

Brandon Brown

Via Wiaa.com RENTON, Wash. – Eight incoming juniors from around the state of Washington were recently selected to join the LEAP (Leadership through Education Activities and Personal Development) Committee, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) announced Thursday. The incoming juniors selected are: AuLani Benitez – Grandview High School Cole Clark – Freeman High School Megan Leitz – […]

Emerald Downs: Larry’s Lucky Picks Week 10

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Picks for 8/26 and 8/27/2020 Larry’s Lucky Picks Week 10 (Katlama, WA) Wednesday I struggled early but finished strong and a 1k $1 Super in the final race put into the positive by almost $800. Day 20 is next! Larry the SportsCat Larry’s Season Total Bets Total Bet: $53,441.50 Amount […]

Sportscasting 101

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Ron Soanka-  The following article deals with a new book coming out soon that my long time friend Bill Brown wrote with the help of others about the basics of sports broadcasting. Bill retired recently as the long time television voice of the Houston Astros. I first met Bill Brown […]

WEEK 9 LARRY’S LUCKY PICKS AT EMERALD DOWNS

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Picks for 8/19 and 8/20/2020 Larry’s Lucky Picks Week 9 (Katlama, WA) A $7 profit on Thursday night.Hope week 10 is a lot better! Larry’s Season Total Bets Total Bet: $44,843 Amount Collected: $46,803.50 Balance: +$1,960.50 Picks Seasonal Re-Cap: 181 Top Picks: 40 win, 30 place, 25 shows, 21 4th […]

Feature: Barkley, Heart of a Champion

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8/16/2020 (Auburn, WA) Thursday night, August 13 was supposed to be the official race that we got to say “He’s Back!” Instead we saw the final run of one of the greatest horses to run at Emerald Downs. Barkley was truly a fan favorite and was one of those horses […]

Ranking Pro Sports Branding in Washington

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UPDATE With the addition of the Kraken, Seattle now is home to 7 teams in the professional ranks. With representation in every league except for the NBA, it is only right that a ranking of these teams logos and names should be done. Any time a list like this is […]

WEEK 8 LARRY’S LUCKY PICKS AT EMERALD DOWNS

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Picks for 8/12 and 8/13/2020 Larry’s Lucky Picks Week 8 (Katlama, WA) Two more great Stakes races this week on Thursday let’s see if I can bounce back from last Thursday let’s get to it! Larry’s Season Total Bets Total Bet: $36,817.60 Amount Collected: $41,857.25 Balance: +$5,039.65 Picks Seasonal Re-Cap: […]

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