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The remarkable journey of Woodinville coach Andrew Storey

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

When he’s not smiling, 29-year-old track coach Andrew Storey looks stern and angry. But ask him about his current life in Woodinville as pole vault coach for the Falcons, and his face breaks into a glorious grin. “I’m having too much fun,” he says. “It’s like it was meant to be.”

Fate certainly plays a part in everybody’s life. But if self-determination and freedom are at the heart of what the American Experiment is all about, then Storey embodies that yearning.   

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Warren Moon: Seahawks want to be a team people remember forever

  • Written by Derek Johnson

When we talked with Warren Moon before last season, the NFL Hall of Famer was eager to see the development of second-year quarterback Russell Wilson.  

Moon felt the addition of speedy receiver Percy Harvin would provide Wilson with a “security blanket,” where low-risk short throws to Harvin could turn into big gains in space.

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Former players reflect on recently retired coach

  • Written by Derek Johnson

Sully Hester has retired as Woodinville’s soccer coach after 30 years of service. He quietly made the announcement early this summer that he would continue teaching art classes, but that his soccer days were done.

Multiple phone calls to Hester in recent days went unreturned. But as word of his retirement spread to former Woodinville players, some reflected on the impact he made on their lives.

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Swim coach helps local athletes improve performance

  • Written by Derek Johnson

When Lisa Worthington urges someone to join her Master Swim Program, people often look apprehensive. Perhaps they envision a dozen clones of Michael Phelps blazing past them in the water, while they sputter toward the finish under the scornful gaze of the instructor.  

But that’s not the case on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the Gold Creek Tennis and Sports Club.

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Local 15U Canes advance to Babe Ruth World Series

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Boys of Summer Hurricanes punched their ticket to the Babe Ruth 13-15 World Series with an 18-14 victory over the Twin City Twins on Aug. 10, twice coming from behind to win a wild, back-and-forth Pacific Northwest regional title game in Baker City, Ore.

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