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Seahawks, Huskies switch broadcast outlets

Seattle Seahawks and University of Washington broadcasts will be aired on different Grays Harbor Radio outlets this fall, Grays Harbor Radio host Pat Anderson confirmed this week.

The Seahawks will switch from KWOK-AM (1490) to KDUX-FM (104.7). University of Washington games, previously carried on KXRO (1320), while be aired this season on KWOK.

Washington State University games are currently not scheduled to be carried on a Grays Harbor station. Those games, according to the WSU media guide, can be heard on Seattle’s KIRO Radio (710-AM), Centralia’s KMNT (104.3-FM) and Shelton’s KMAS (1030-AM).

Harbor prep football broadcasts will remain on KWOK, Anderson said. Grays Harbor Radio has switched its national broadcast affiliation from ESPN to Fox Sports Radio.

Harborites take State Senior Games gold

Gene Stanley of Aberdeen and Barbara Johnson of Elma were among the multiple gold-medal winners at the Washington State Senior Games in the Olympia area.

Competing in the men’s 85-89 age group, Stanley won the men’s standing long jump (4-6 1/4) and high jump (2-9 3/4) in track and the 25-yard backstroke (29.61), 25 butterfly (25.03) and 25 breast (30.89) in swimming. He earned a silver medal in the 25-yard freestyle in swimming.

Johnson earned three gold medals in track. She won the women’s 65-69 400 meter-run (1:51.35), 800 meters (4:01.55) and 1,500 (8:11.66).

Clubbers second in Kent tourney

The Aro Glass Clubbers of Grays Harbor placed second in the Kent Senior 60s Men’s Slowpitch Softball Tournament recently.

The Clubbers went 4-1 in the round-robin event. They lost their fourth game, to Renton, 18-14.

Aro Glass defeated MLB, 26-7, Ruth Realty, 24-11, Renton, 20-10, and Ruth Realty, 17-14.

Wayne Ross batted .833 for the tourney, with four home runs. Mike Hatley hit .786, John Delia and Bob Paylor .714 apiece, Don Mehlhoff .688 and Larry Lytle .588.

Team members thanked Aro Glass for its sponsorship.

Aberdeen physicals planned

Aberdeen High School athletic physicals are planned from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Sam Benn Gym. Impact testing for potential head injuries is planned from 8:30 to 12:30 p.m. the same day at the AHS library.

The fee for physicals is $10. Parents, who are required to sign the physical form, are asked to accompany their children.

Gueller selected for All-Star game

Chehalis High School graduate Mitch Gueller has been selected to play in the New York-Penn League All-Star Baseball Game next week.

The son of Montesano High School graduate Jason Gueller and Hoquiam High alum Carrie Thompson Gueller is pitching for the Williamsport Crosscutters in Pennsylvania. Gueller possesses a 5-3 record with a 3.68 ERA in 10 starts this season. A 2012 Chehalis graduate, he was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies with the 54th pick of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft.

North Beach parents meeting slated Friday

The North Beach High School parents meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday at the high school.

Attendance is recommended for parents of high school athletes. Required paperwork will be distributed and eligibility requirements discussed. Parents will be given the opportunity to ask questions.

Willapa Valley parents meeting set

Willapa Valley High School’s fall sports parents meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday at the high school commons.

Attendance is strongly recommended for athletes and parents of fall sports athletes.

Court denies Sterling’s appeal of Clippers sale

Donald Sterling’s latest effort to stop the Clippers from being sold has quickly been denied by an appeals court.

Steve Ballmer’s $2 billion bid to purchase the team closed Tuesday after a California court confirmed Shelly Sterling’s authority to sell the team on behalf of the Sterling Family Trust.

Donald Sterling appealed the decision on Wednesday and was promptly denied.

The sale was prompted after former owner Donald Sterling was banned for life from the NBA by commissioner Adam Silver in late April and fined $2.5 million for his racially offensive comments. The NBA had charged Donald Sterling with damaging the league by making racist remarks.

Ballmer takes over after weeks of legal battling between Shelly and Donald Sterling. Ballmer has recently stated that owning the Clippers isn’t about benefiting from the team in monetary value, but that he is to “live out the dream” in trying to win a championship along with repairing the image of the organization.

Daily World staff reports

 

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