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WWCX 3rd annual Women’s Cyclocross Festival

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

A fantastic day is ahead for bicycling women and the families who love them.
Saturday, Aug. 29 at St. Edward State Park, Kenmore. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Registration is open for Skills Clinics, Yoga Clinics and all races.
Day-of/on-site registration is available. To register online: www.bikereg.com/womencx
Schedule: www.womencx.wordpress.com
Beer Garden, Men’s Race, and more. The kids race  is free but racers need to register (online or day-of).
Spectating and the Women’s Cyclocross Expo are free.

Friday Night Lights barbecue and scrimmage

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Woodinville Falcon Gridiron Club invites you to help us kick off the 2015 football season at our Friday Night Lights Barbecue and Scrimmage on Aug. 28.

Join us from 5-8 p.m. for food, activities and our first scrimmage of the season. Tickets are just $10 and include food featuring barbecue by Carolina Smoke BBQ, as well as one 20-minute gaming session sponsored by Game Truck. The event takes place at the Woodinville High School football field, and there will be activities for all ages.

Tickets will be available on site, so plan to bring the whole family and help us celebrate WHS football. Go Falcons!

Rotary Skateboard Challenge winners announced

  • Written by Woodinville Rotary

Jacob (Jake) Pogue of Puyallup is the champion of the 2015 Skateboard Challenge on Aug. 1 at Rotary Community Park in Woodinville. He was among 41 top skateboarders earning prizes in the 12th annual event.

Pogue not only received the “key to the city” from Mayor Bernie Talmas, but he won the Rotary Best Trick prize money, placed first in his division and won the Ethan Zakes Best Trick competition. He succeeded 2014 champion Joel Cedenjas of Des Moines who finished second in this year’s Sponsored Class.

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Tuiasosopo excited to be head coach for Monroe Girls Basketball

  • Written by Derek Johnson

When Ashley Tuiasosopo graduated from Woodinville High School in 2007, she harbored thoughts of someday being a head basketball coach. After four years at the University of Washington (and winning a national championship in softball), and four more years as an assistant coach for Woodinville and Monroe, she was hired this summer as head coach at Monroe High School.

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WHS Wrestling: Ryan Christensen bides time with Badgers

  • Written by Derek Johnson

Two years ago, whenever Ryan Christensen stepped onto the mat to wrestle an opponent, gymnasiums fell silent. All eyes would be upon him, the great wrestler from the Woodinville Falcons. Christensen dominated the prep landscape, winning consecutive state championships.

But last winter was one of relative obscurity. The soft-spoken young man had gone east to become a member of the University of Wisconsin’s powerhouse team. He redshirted his freshman year as he developed mentally and physically.

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