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New Coach Andrew Croft ready for season  

  • Written by Derek Johnson

It’s a common refrain in soccer circles: Goalkeepers often make the best coaches. That maxim holds true with Woodinville’s hire of Andrew Croft as its new girls soccer coach.

The 30-year old once played goalie for Inglemoor High School, before starring at Pacific Lutheran University from 2006-2009. After graduating with a B.A., Croft played professional indoor soccer for the Tacoma Stars/Galaxy in the Premier Arena Soccer League. He also worked for the Seattle Sounders and Seattle Reign. His many coaching stops include Bellevue College, Bellevue High School, Nathan Hale, Bothell High School, Southern Oregon University and China.

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Warren Moon: It’s a proud time to be a Husky

  • Written by Derek Johnson

Last year proved to be a tipping point for Husky Football. Gone were the days of Coach Steve Sarkisian, when the team lacked discipline and frat boy antics reigned supreme. Gone were the days when opposing teams felt no fear of Washington’s linemen. Those Husky linemen who, in the words of erstwhile podcaster Race Bannon, “had beer bellies and pipe cleaner arms.”   

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Nash Fouch commits to University of Montana

  • Written by Derek Johnson

After a recruiting process he called “long and stressful”, Woodinville’s Nash Fouch has committed to sign a letter of intent to play football for the Montana Grizzlies.

The 6’3” 190 pound safety/wide receiver will join his brother Nick at Montana. Nick Fouch quarterbacked Woodinville to the state playoffs in 2015.

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Woodinville Native wins inaugural Alaskaman Extreme Triathlon

  • Written by Derek Johnson

The day started at 4 a.m., swimming miles through the brutally cold waters of Resurrection Bay. The day ended nearly 12 hours later, running up and down Mount Alyeska twice. In this first-ever Alaskaman Extreme Triathlon, 32-year old Andrew Fast claimed the championship.

The Woodinville native finished the 142-mile swim, ride and climb event with a time of 11 hours, 18 minutes and 29 seconds. He was nearly 20 minutes ahead of the second-place finisher, Danny Dvinov of Oakland, California. Anchorage’s Daniel Folmer was third.

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