Auburn Mountainview mom Tracy Arnold submitted the results of Tuesday’s meet between Auburn and Steilacoom. “They have such enthusiastic coaches and team,” noted Arnold. “It is always a pleasure to swim against them (even though they keep beating us).” [Read more…]
Pierce County TV dedicated its December 18 episode to the upcoming U.S. Open at Chambers Bay (watch show below). Segments include:
- International media descend on Chambers Bay for special tour
- U.S. Open caterer seeks local food and hiring local servers
- A look inside the Corporate Hospitality Tents for the U.S. Open
- Chambers Creek Regional Park boasts 5k trail and beach access
- Chambers Bay explains hole changes for Open
- USGA gives glimpse at course conditions for 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay
- Chambers Bay hosts U.S. Open training for tourism industry
- A historical look at Pierce County’s Chambers Bay property
Lakes High School defensive end Benning Potoa’e credits much of his hard-work ethic to his father, Aleki, a first sergeant in the 5th Battalion, 200th Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
“Being in the military has really helped me out,” the younger Potoa’e says. “My dad being a soldier, him going through his routines, waking me up in the morning, it has really helped me out.”
Boys and girls ages 4-7 can play soccer inside with this Pierce County Parks and Recreation indoor soccer program. The fee for the program is $45 per participant, register Jan. 5-30. Registration, practices, and games are held at the Lakewood Community Center, 9112 Lakewood Drive SW in Lakewood. Volunteer coaches are needed for this program. For more information or to register call 253-798-4177 or on line at www.piercecountywa.org/parks.
By Jean Boelk
Nine competitors from Washington Karate Association, Lakewood Dojo under the direction of Sensei Chuck Sweigart traveled to Budapest, Hungary to compete in the Open Shito Karate World Cup on Saturday, December 6, 2014.
Pierce College is gearing up to host the 2014 Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) Volleyball Championships coming up on Nov. 20-23. The tournament will take place at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center, in conjunction with the Western Region and Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission.
Annie Wright will host a Fall Visit Day on November 11 (7:45 am) at its Tacoma campus (827 North Tacoma Avenue). The fall visit day is an opportunity for students currently in Grades 1-10 to all learn about all of the programs that Annie Wright has to offer, on a visit tailored to YOUR needs. [Read more…]
LAKEWOOD- Lochburn Middle School’s varsity boys soccer team finished their season undefeated in their first year as a team. The Lions went 9-0-1 and played all 10 middle school opponents in the Seamount League which for boys soccer includes Hudtloff, Mann, Woodbrook, Yelm, Keithley (Franklin Pierce), Ridgeline (Yelm), Charles Wright Academy, Ford (Franklin Pierce), McMurray (Vashon Island) and Seattle Christian. Their season ran from Aug. 27 to Oct. 23.
LAKEWOOD- Lakes High School senior Kiyrie Simons was selected as the CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week. Representatives from the Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Q13 FOX and Sports Authority recognized him at a ceremony on Oct. 30 at the school. He received a $1,200 Sports Authority gift card for Lakes’ athletic department, tickets and sideline passes to the Nov. 9 Seahawks game and a customized jersey.