Is New Media killing Traditional Sportscasting?

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5/25/2020 By Paul Beattie, ESN (Centralia, WA) ESPN once again is changing their Monday Night Football announcing crew. As I was reading the story I noticed in the comments the clamoring for old school announcers. Names like Howard Cosell, Frank Gifford, Keith Jackson, Dick Enberg and although still on the […]

Emerald Downs set to open next month

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5/13/2020 (Auburn, WA)  The Washington State Horse Racing Commission voted on Friday, May 8 to approve a 44-day race meet at Emerald Downs in Auburn beginning on Monday, June 22. This is a change from the originally scheduled opening date of April 18. The current Corona virus epidemic of course […]

WIAA passes new rules for next year

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5/11/20 (Renton, WA) The WIAA representative assembly recently concluded their voting period on 23 proposed changes from the Winter Coalition meeting this past January. There were several eye catching changes mixed in with what could be called cleaning up other issues. The WIAA is a private, non-profit organization which schools […]

AD’s on the move

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5/6/20 (Correction: Nick Mullin is still teaching at Timberline, we apologize for our mistake.) The Spring time is known for baseball, track, better weather and Seniors gearing up for graduation. This is also the time traditionally teachers, coaches and administrators announce retirements or decide it’s time to step down or […]

Opinion: Sports, the great escape!

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4/22/20 By Josh Kaiser, ESN Broadcaster As the state of Washington is a little over the one-month mark of being locked down, it’s given me a new perspective on so many things in life. Such things include going to the park, the beach, hanging out with friends and extended family, […]

Some Spring Events Postponed due to Virus; WIAA responds

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3/11/20 (Renton, WA) “We’re definitely keeping an eye on everything and will respond accordingly with our partner schools and State officials”, was the lead comment from WIAA Mick Hoffman in regards to today’s announcement from Washington Governor Jay Inslee banning events of more than 250 people in King, Pierce and […]

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