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Cody Webster finally embracing his past

  • Written by Derek Johnson

On a recent morning at the Northwest Sports Complex, 46-year-old Cody Webster sat in a chair outside the batting cages. This is where he instructs kids on how to be better baseball players. But now he was talking to a 10-year-old boy who mouthed off at an assistant coach. Webster patiently explained why that wasn’t right. Then he said: “Let’s forget what happened and go back out there and try again, okay? Let’s just start over.”

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WHS Baseball: Woodinville Baseball’s Secret Society

  • Written by Derek Johnson

During the recent baseball season, I was interviewing Taylor Merry about that night’s Falcon victory. Some of his teammates walked by and one of them looked at me. “Ask him about B.A.T.” the player said. And the group then broke into laughter.

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Bothell Parks and Recreation: Happy Hour Heroes fall to Islanders 24-4

  • Written by Derek Johnson

It hadn’t yet started to rain, as the Happy Hour Heroes took to the field last Thursday in a match against the Islanders. In this league of co-ed softball, the Heroes entered the game with a 1-3 mark and looked to turn the season’s tide. But it was not to be on this night, as porous defense and struggling bats led to a 24-4 defeat.

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