“We just got Biebered.”
That was the refrain from Olympic High soccer coach Steve Haggerty, pointing out that several of his players opted to go to a Justin Bieber concert at the Tacoma Dome instead of the Trojans’ soccer game. Oly lost to North Kitsap 3-0.
To use another well-known refrain from Hags, one of our all-time favorite high school coaches: “Whaddya gonna do?”
NEXT TIME Mariners’ GM Jack Zdurienck plays the “patience” card, check out this story by Steve Rudman of sportspressnw.com. As young as the M’s are, they’re not that much younger than the A’s, Nationals or Tigers, three teams currently involved in postseason play.
JAMES LEPP, the former NCAA champion from Washington, is giving competitive golf another shot. He’s one of the contestants on Golf Channel’s Big Break reality show. Lepp went into business, and is owner of Kikkor golf shoes. Yeah, that’s why the UW tournament at Gold Mountain is called the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational.
WASHINGTON golfer Trevor Simsby won his first collegiate golf tournament on Tuesday, helping the Huskies to a second-place finish at the Pac-12 Preview in Oregon. Pretty impressive finish considering the UW played without world amateur No. 1 Chris Williams. Simbsy tied for second at the Husky Invitational last month at Gold Mountain.
Anybody miss the NHL?
Anybody know that Dominic Boddie, the former South Kitsap football standout, is a walk-on running back at the University of Washington? He’s studying chemical engineering.
Anybody ready to crown the Texans as Super Bowl champions?
Anybody like those 7:30 p.m. college football starts? Didn’t think so.