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

27 April 2016

Playoff picture still a puzzle in 2A SPSL

Winning a league championship is pretty difficult. Hanging onto a first-place lead for all, or most of, the season seems even tougher sometimes. Not only is every team gunning for you because you’re team is the best, they’re also giving it their all, because if they’re a decent squad, chances are they’re in the hunt…

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21 April 2016

Wilson remains in playoff hunt despite tough loss

Two seasons ago, the Wilson Ram boys’ soccer team was the toast of the town as they ran away with the 3A Narrows League crown. The next season saw the Rams slip a little with potent newcomers Central Kitsap and Capital joining the league. While the Rams made the playoffs both seasons, one-point losses bounced them from…

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7 April 2016

Lutes continue drive for a playoff berth

With just eight games remaining on the regular season schedule, the Pacific Lutheran University Lutes are doing their best to stay in the hunt for a Northwest Conference playoff berth following a four-game split at home against rival Linfield on Saturday, April 2 and April 3. The Lutes now sit in third place with an 11-9…

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24 March 2016

Bellarmine’s Glueck is walking a different path

For the last three football seasons there’s been a district sound of smashing pads and cracking helmets ringing through the stands at Bellarmine Prep’s Memorial Field. The big guy roving throughout the middle of the defense, plugging running lanes and dropping opponents for losses left his mark on a storied Lions’ football…

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10 March 2016

Hardware and heartbreak at the Hardwood Classic

It’s often said that all good things must come to an end, and sometimes it’s a little more difficult to not focus upon the end instead of all of the good things. Curtis and Life Christian were able to bring home hardware from their state basketball tournaments, but it was tempered with the knowledge that it could have…

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