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Nine Weeks of Gridiron Goodness

If you are a football fan, you know that we are about to enter pretty much the best holiday season of the year: The Football Season. While it stretches for 16 or more weeks for the Seahawks and nearly as long for the Washington Huskies, the regular season is a tad bit shorter for high school teams and we’re taking this opportunity to get you dialed-in for all nine weeks of Tacoma high school football excitement.
Of course, feel free to pick and choose whatever game you wish to attend, but we’ve taken the liberty of choosing the best game or two for every week, just in case you’re not sure where to head out with the parka, seat cushion and blanket. By the way, those are three items that will probably become your best friend by the time October rolls around, if not sooner.
You may also notice that home games involving… Read Full Story

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EDITOR'S CHOICE
After all these years, Cheney Stadium just gets better

As I left Cheney Stadium after a game this week, I was filled with nostalgia, as usually happens near the conclusion of another baseball season in Tacoma.

The sport has been in my blood since I was a youngster, attending games with my father at Athletic Park (now the location of Peck Field) and, later, at the original Cheney Field on 38th Street. in Tacoma.

Baseball fans are historians, perhaps more so than are followers of the other major American sports. Veteran fans will remember such ball players as Dick Greco, Earl Kuper, Dusty Rhodes, Gil Garredo, Mark McGuire and the many others who thrilled us with their skills at an earlier time.

During the winter of 1959-60, as a young man I eagerly followed the construction of Cheney Stadium, which was being built on a somewhat swampy site near Snake Lake on Tacoma’s… Read Full Story

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Tacoma Stars signing of Gjertsen is a big one

The Tacoma Stars have officially upped their ante as they approach their inaugural season in the Major Arena Soccer League with the signing of former United Soccer League (USL) Most Valuable Player Joey Gjertsen. The Wilson High School Hall of Famer will bring a decade of professional soccer experience…

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Chief Leschi hands the ball off to experience

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