The opening weekend of the state football playoffs certainly was a feast for those who enjoy offense, as well as those who like blowouts, too.
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Like those in every other profession, journalists (present company very much included) make errors in judgment.
The opening round of the state football playoffs is a gift that gives for four weekends, with the championship finals under the lights at the Tacoma Dome in December.
The 2014 high school football regular season was an interesting one, as it was set out to be before we even took summer vacation in May.
Next Friday will mark the 37th Aberdeen-Hoquiam football game I’ve covered. Since I’m retiring from at least full-time duty in early December, it will likely also be my last.
A quick notebook of items to click through before I get to this week’s picks on the high school level.
There are just three weeks left in the high school regular season, in case you haven’t been looking at the calendar.
SEATTLE — At times, it appeared as if the Seahawks were going out of their way to remind Dallas quarterback Tony Romo of his ill-fated previous visits to Seattle — specifically his fumbled snap on a short field-goal attempt that enabled the Hawks to escape with a 2006 playoff victory.
The schedule-makers have asked for a short high school football picks column this week. After the last two weeks, it wouldn’t have surprised me if the schedule-makers asked for a moratorium on mediocre football predictions.
Walking on the sidelines at Lt. Davis Field at North Beach High School on Saturday afternoon was a walk well spent.
The Seattle Seahawks benefited a week ago from a controversial, relatively recent, format change. Had the circumstances been different, the Seattle Mariners might have followed suit this week.
Entering the fourth week of the season, it is time to look at the polls — overall media, newspaper-centric and computer.
Two weeks in, the non-league football schedules are all but done on the Twin Harbors. It is time for league play.
All season long, I’ve waited for the other shoe to drop regarding the Seattle Mariners.
SEATTLE — Outside CenturyLink Field, Soundgarden and Pharrell Williams played loud to kick off the start of the 2014 NFL season.