PC TV points cameras at Chambers Bay U.S. Open


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

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Benning Potoa’e chosen for U.S. Marines game

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.”

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Youth indoor soccer

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.

Lochburn boys soccer team undefeated in their first year

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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.

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Lakes High School’s Kiyrie Simons selected as Athlete of the Week

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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.

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