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

8 September 2016

Red Green brings the lodge to the Pantages

Like many kids growing up in America, PBS entered my life at a young age with shows like “Sesame Street” and “The Electric Company.” As I grew a little older, “Mister Roger’s Neighborhood,” “Reading Rainbow” and “3-2-1 Contact” became part of my regular television regimen. This was also the place where…

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8 September 2016

Curtis comes up short in battle of Vikings

It was just about the perfect night to kick off the high school football season. Mild temperatures welcomed fans to Puyallup’s Sparks Stadium on Friday, Sept. 2 for a showdown between the Curtis Vikings and the Puyallup Vikings. With the smells and sounds of the Washington State Fair wafting down the street from just a…

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1 September 2016

Joan Jett dazzles while Heart and Cheap Trick deliver

Every once in a while, there is an opportunity that pops up in front of you and you must immediately say yes to it. Details such as when and where really don’t matter when a golden moment appears before you. It’s time for a command decision and you need to just go with it.
This is where I found myself when asked…

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25 August 2016

Puyallup Nation Kings bring home national hardware

The sport of semi-pro football, at its best, is just as exciting and well played as other levels of the sport. On the flip side, there is really no national organizational structure that oversees all of the leagues from coast to coast, so when the seasons wrap up, there seems to be a handful of “National Championship”…

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