Discover more from The Journal 425
Some links to pass along...
- The Seattle Times has a disturbing special report on the dangers of football-related concussions, zeroing in on Stanwood's Ben Zipp, who was airlifted off the field earlier this season...
- The Times' Sideline Smitty checks in with some info regarding player ejections.
- Viking soccer player Kaleen Berg is the Herald Athlete of the Week, alongside "the Predator" Ray Purviance.
- A reader recommended that we pass along the story of Texas Tech walk on kicker Matt Williams who was noticed by Tech coach Mike Leach after coming down from the student section of Tech's game against UMass and making a 30-yarder during a halftime contest to win free rent at a local apartment. A few weeks later, and the kids is the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week. This deserves a bigger post, and I'm considering using it for an Off the Record...BTW - I'm starting to think Leach would be a great coach for UW...who's with me?
Earlier today, we posted our Q and A with TNT's Doug Pacey, and we also provided correct driving directions to Puyallup's Sparks Stadium.
Finally, I just left Cavelero Mid Hig and can report the following results from the school-wide mock Presidential election: Barack Obama, 56.9%; John McCain, 34%; Ralph Nader, 5%.