For the second year, Pierce College will host the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) 2015 Volleyball Championship tournament on Nov. 19-22 at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center.
Annie Wright Upper School’s District 2 championship varsity volleyball team will compete in the 2015 1A WIAA Washington State Volleyball Championships held at the Yakima Valley SunDome. Annie Wright’s Lady Gators are seeded #1 (D1) and will play against Charles Wright Academy at 11:30 am on Friday, November 13 in Yakima.
Pierce County officials have released the numbers showing the U.S. Open’s economic impact on the county. The financial summary shows Pierce County incurred about $3.9 million in overall expenses and saw just over $5 million in revenue, resulting in a net gain of approximately $1.1 million.
Steilacoom – Nadia Albert, a Senior, from Steilacoom High School was nominated by a community member and selected byWashington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) staff as one of the Athletes of the Week for achievements in Volleyball.
The Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Inc., Q13 FOX and Sports Authority named Alex Paget of Steilacoom High School as their week eight CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week. Alex will be at CenturyLink Field during the November 15 game against the Arizona Cardinals.
The Annie Wright and Charles Wright volleyball teams will compete on Wednesday, October 28 in Annie Wright’s Kemper Gym. JV plays at 4:30 pm and Varsity plays at 6:00 pm. Both varsity teams are undefeated. Annie Wright is also encouraging attendees to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a “Pink Out”. The first 25 fans will receive a free pink t-shirt. Admission is free and concessions will be available for purchase.
UNIVERSITY PLACE – After the Charles Wright Academy varsity girls soccer team won their season’s final home game (2-0 over Bellevue Christian) on Thursday, October 22, players, classmates, parents and friends gathered to honor three seniors.
The City of Lakewood in partnership with the Clover Park School District is offering a recreational basketball league for boys and girls in kindergarten through 5th grade. The kindergarten/1st grade league is coed. All other grades will be separate boy’s or girl’s leagues.
LAKEWOOD – Clover Park High School’s Girls Swim Team received the Dairy Farmers of Washington/Les Schwab Tires Scholastic Award and will be in the running for the 2A Swim Academic State Championship. Their cumulative team grade-point average was 3.542 with 16 participants. This is the second academic excellence award the team has earned.
“Aaron Smith caught a pass early in the third quarter and ran into the end zone for a 50-yard score. But it was not about the touchdown.The Steilacoom High School senior was diagnosed with autism when he was 2, and his mother said doctors told her he would never talk or be socially interactive.” Read the rest of TJ Cotterill’s story at The News Tribune website.