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Girls Lacrosse Team Wins Tournament

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Lacrosse(Courtesy photo)
The Woodinville Girls Lacrosse 5/6 Team played in the Foothills Classic down in Enumclaw on June 8-9.  The team went undefeated in pool play on the first day.  They entered bracket play as the #1 seed.  They went on to eventually play Lake Tapps in the championship game.  It was a physical battle, but the Falcons won the day with their finesse and ball control. 

Optimism Abounds as Falcons Wrap Up Spring Practice

  • Written by Derek Johnson
The latest edition of Woodinville Falcons gathered last week under the blazing sun as spring practice continued at Woodinville High School. The team that reached the State semi-finals last season has high hopes heading into the ‘19 campaign.
 
“We have fewer questions now than we had coming into camp last year,” Woodinville coach Wayne Maxwell said. “In some areas we are miles ahead of where we were last year.”
 
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Jimbo Weir and the Battered Bastards of Baseball

  • Written by Derek Johnson

One great thing about Woodinville Softball is hanging out with Jimbo Weir. Back in the day, he played minor league baseball for the San Francisco Giants organization. Later, he led the Lady Falcons to two State Championships, and gained national attention when his girls beat a Kingco opponent 64-0. (That’s a story unto itself – to be explored in a future article).

A few weeks ago, Jimbo was at the Woodinville-Redmond game at Hartman Park. His daughter Dani now coaches his former club. He’s often on hand to cheer the team on.

Jimbo and I got into a discussion about baseball documentaries. He asked if I’d ever heard of the Portland Mavericks. I shrugged and said no. He began talking about a film that was so good he’d watched it three times in less than a week. It was about an independent minor league team in the 1970s that included players such as legendary actor Kurt Russell and bestselling author Jim Bouton. Jimbo was jumping out of his skin with excitement as he described the film. He said it was called The Battered Bastards of Baseball.

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Northshore Middle School Tennis Team Undefeated

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Girls Tennis Team Picture 2019
The Northshore Titans Girls Middle School tennis team won the district title having their fifth consecutive 10-0 season.
 
The team coached by Gary Pilawski and Dan Martin.

2019 Washington District 8 Little League® Challenger Jamboree

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Hosted at the Northshore Athletic Fields (14400 NE 145th Street) in Woodinville, Washington, the 29th Annual Washington District 8 Challenger Jamboree will take place on June 15, 2019. The Jamboree helps provide an opportunity for individuals with physical and intellectual challenges a chance to participate in Little League®, to excel in certain facets of the program, and to have fun in an exciting environment.
 
From Opening Ceremony festivities to a variety of fun and games available to participants, Little League Challenger Division® Jamborees provide a unique experience for players, coaches, buddies, and volunteers. Thanks to the help and support of dedicated volunteers throughout the District, participants from a variety of Challenger Division programs in the area will have the opportunity to come together and experience a day of fun, socialization, and lifelong memories.