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

4 February 2016

As the playoffs arrive, Tacoma’s best look potent

Most Grit City fans know that basketball is king in Tacoma. To get a feeling about just how strong the action is around the City of Destiny, one only needs to take a look at the first week of the playoff schedule. Depending upon which classification, the opening round of the high school postseason begins Monday, Feb. 8, with…

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7 January 2016

Several Tacoma teams sit atop standings at midseason

As we near the midpoint in the high school basketball season here in Tacoma, it’s time to take a snapshot of the first stretch that Grit City’s boys teams have gone through. At first blush, things look awfully familiar in several league standings as the preseason favorites have been doing exactly what most basketball…

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23 December 2015

Tacoma Weekly’s top high school sports stories of the year

It was an awfully exciting and fun year to be a fan of Tacoma high school sports. League and district titles were captured by some Grit City teams and a few squads even looked like state championship material until the final whistles blew on their respective seasons. If 2016 is anything like 2015, we’re in for a wild ride. Read More