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Rainiers baseball: at Sacramento RiverCats, 7:05 p.m. (KHHO 850 AM). Seahawks preseason football: vs. Chicago Bears, Qwest Field, 6 p.m. (KONG, KIRO 710 AM).
Frustration has melted into determination for Kevin Kooyman. Walking the Washington State University football sidelines wondering what could have been – or what likely should have been – can do that to a guy who possesses an inner drive nearly as big as he is.
Another week, another golf title.
In the workaday world, Ruta Biteman has done some heavy lifting as a caterer. Amy Weimar is all about precision with her various instruments as a dental hygienist. And Jaclynn Moergeli does double-duty, dealing the cards at an area casino while working toward her masters degree in counseling.
For Auburn’s Dave Villwock, it was the right place, the right time – and the right speed.
Malia Arrant and Jimmy Dunn agreed that the results weren’t exactly what they wanted.
There were no scorecard glitches this time.
Name a city in the U.S. or abroad and, chances are, Toby Mollett probably has been there at some point.
Jeff Bernard will be happy to take any spot in the finals – as long as it’s not fifth place.
They dreamed big. But Chuck and Elena Stowell never imagined things would snowball quite like they have. Or in such magical fashion. The couple’s only daughter, Carly, a Kentlake High School student-athlete, died on April 12, 2007 of an acute cardiac arrhythmia.
Boeing, Microsoft, Starbucks, grunge rock, and the Space Needle got some fast company this past weekend. National Hot Rod Association headliner Tony Schumacher painted himself into the Puget Sound mural along with those local icons.
Malia Arrant was in Colorado with her Dosveedanya girls soccer team when the phone call came: Would her squad like to fill a suddenly-open spot in the U.S. Club Soccer regional tournament?
Rui Li, who stars for the Kentwood High golf team, won the girls 16-17 age division with a 1-under-par 71 in the final Washington Junior Golf Association District Six sub-district tournament last Monday at Lipoma Firs Golf Course in Puyallup.
To those standing in his corner, Grant Higa is larger than life. The Maple Valley native and professional strongman is only 5-foot-8 in a field of towering competitors. But Higa isn’t fazed by the opposition — as long as his family joins him on the sidelines. “The best feeling in the world is hearing my wife and daughter cheering me on. It’s the greatest,” said Higa, who competes in the heavyweight division.
• EVENT: 21st Annual Schuck’s Auto Supply NHRA Nationals, the 14th of 23 events on the NHRA Powerade Drag Racing Series.
Gary Densham says one of the three biggest days of the year in the Northwest – along with Seafair weekend – is when the NHRA comes to Pacific Raceways.
Kent Hagen, a golf standout at Kentwood High School, and Lauren Sewell, who stars for Kentridge, won their respective 16-17 age divisions of last week’s Washington Junior Golf Association District 6 sub-district tournament at Auburn Golf Course.