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Marcus Brooks scored two dramatic touchdowns – one on an interception return, the other on a kick return – and Tank Proctor also found the end zone twice as the King County Jaguars opened their minor league football season on Saturday with a 44-7 rout of the Kitsap County Bears at French Field.
Ariana Kukors, an Auburn Mountainview High graduate, finished sixth in the 400-meter individual medley finals on Sunday during the first day of action at the U.S. Olympic swim trials in Omaha, Neb.
Gallyn Mitchell became the first jockey to ride 1,000 winners at Emerald Downs when he guided Cherokee Echo to a 5¼-length victory in the third race Saturday.
Bumps. Tumbling falls to the pavement. More bruises than one has fingers and toes on which to count. Not exactly a relaxing day at the office. But for Auburn’s Kyndall Bayard and many others who comprise Dockyard Derby Dames roller derby league in Tacoma, it adds up to a sport that provides a relief from the ordinary.
For the ReporterMargo's Gift, Easy Going Cecil and Gallon – who staged a dramatic finish in the Pepsi-Cola Handicap – all are nominated for Sunday's… Continue reading
Abijah Alastra loves to take a few swings with the bat whenever he can.
He has played some of the world’s greatest courses. Pebble Beach. Shinnecock Hills. St. Andrews. But Doug Campbell’s first touch of golf glory came in his early teens at Linden in Puyallup, where he grew up and went to high school. And earlier this month, that connection yielded a cherished honor for him. The man who is best known around here for his longtime tenure as the head pro at Auburn Golf Course was inducted into the Pierce County Sports Hall of Fame.
He took a flight down to Florida three Tuesdays ago.
Enumclaw Girl made a smooth transition from sprinter to router Sunday at Emerald Downs.
Nationhood shook off Westesideclyde in the stretch run and scored a 2½-length victory Sunday in the $60,000 Budweiser Emerald Handicap at Emerald Downs.
Just in case you missed it: Kevin Radke isn’t retired. If the Emerald Downs star jockey was retired, he wouldn’t have notched his 1,000th career victory last Saturday.
One went in the draft. Another signed as a free agent.
That he ultimately became a successful football coach, particularly at Auburn High School, didn’t diminish his love for the diamond sport. After another autumn of leading the Trojans into the state football playoffs, Gordon Elliott was back in the ballpark this spring as Auburn’s junior varsity baseball coach – just as he had been for the past three seasons. For the results he produced – not to mention his two-sport versatility – Elliott has been named the Reporter’s Auburn-area Prep Coach of the Year.
For the ReporterMatt Hagerty is in the win column.The apprentice jockey, who became officially eligible to ride when he turned 18 on May 31, collected… Continue reading