Justin Gimse

Justin Gimse is a native of Tacoma and member of the Tacoma Baptist Athletics Hall of Fame. He has written for several magazines and began his writing career as a Sportswriter for the Colorado Springs Gazette. Gimse is also a local musician and radio personality.

Email: jgimse@tacomaweekly.com

25 November 2015

Crusaders settle for second after gutsy state final

While several Tacoma high school teams entered the postseason with state championship aspirations, as it turns out there was only one school that made it all the way to a state title game in their respective sport, and it was from one of the smallest schools in the 253. The Crusaders of Tacoma Baptist brought an impressive…

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5 November 2015

A title shot for Gavronski at Battle at the Boat 103

After a string of impressive victories inside the ropes, Tacoma boxer Mike “Imagine Me” Gavronski will be fighting for a title belt this time around at Battle at the Boat 103. Don’t bother asking him how he feels about it though, hoping for some wistful, starry-eyed response, because he’ll tell you that he’s not…

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29 October 2015

Is this the year that UPS tames the Lutes?

It’s time to start talking about that little rivalry game that happens once a year between Tacoma’s two institutes of higher learning. For years, the football game between the University of Puget Sound Loggers and Pacific Lutheran Lutes was some serious business among local sports fans.  These days, it can still…

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15 October 2015

Life Christian volleyball keeps on winning

With just four games remaining on their regular season volleyball schedule, the Life Christian Eagles continue to soar above the competition. After a commanding 3-0 performance over the visiting Willapa Valley Vikings on Tuesday, Oct. 13, the Eagles maintained their one-game lead in the 2B Pacific league, and if you believe…

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8 October 2015

New QB no problem for Lincoln; Stadium pulls off shocker

There have been several changes to the 3A third-ranked Lincoln High School football team since last season’s record-breaking 11-1 campaign, but somehow, five games into the new season this team looks every bit as electric and dynamic. Perhaps this is simply the way Lincoln football is going to look for a while. Even with…

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8 October 2015

Life Christian hits top speed against Warriors

Things can sometimes get a little ugly when a football team in the midst of a rebuild runs straight into a squad that is looking like a steamroller. This was the case Saturday, Oct. 3 at a chilly Harry Lang Stadium as the Chief Leschi Warriors turned the ball over eight times against the Life Christian Eagles, who are beginning…

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