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

21 July 2016

Kings and Bengals ready for WWFA playoff run

The season’s fortunes of two Tacoma-area semi-professional football teams will be on the line Saturday, July 23, as the Puyallup Nation Kings and the Pierce County Bengals both host first-round playoff games to open postseason play in the Western Washington Football Alliance (WWFA). The Bengals (4-4) were the 2014 WWFA…

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13 July 2016

Playoffs loom large for Puyallup Nation Kings

It’s been another stellar season for the Puyallup Nation Kings football team. The defending Western Washington Football Alliance (WWFA) champions seem to have hit their stride at the right time this season and are looking primed for a strong playoff run. With one game left on the regular season schedule, the Kings can finish…

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22 June 2016

League rules may harm South Sound FC

Under normal circumstances, a weekend that includes a win and a tie in two soccer matches would be considered a positive outcome for most teams. When the weekend’s battles were over for the South Sound FC women’s team, the very same outcome may have proven to be a deathblow for the Shock’s championship hopes in the…

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16 June 2016

Tacoma Rainiers come home clinging to first place

The month of June hasn’t exactly been a delight for the Tacoma Rainiers’ record, but with all of the other great things going on around the organization, the current 6-7 mark by the ball club doesn’t really look so bad overall. With a team still sitting in first place in the Pacific Coast League’s Pacific Northern…

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9 June 2016

More state championships for Tacoma’s preps

It was an exciting, and sometimes heartbreaking year in sports for Tacoma high school athletes, and when it came down to the final weekend of the year, several of our cities finest saved their best for last. After a thrilling weekend of state track and field performances, including an historic 3A team title by the Lincoln…

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