A Visit with Coach Justice Reign

  • Written by Derek Johnson

As the Woodinville football team practiced last week, the track and field squad did drills nearby. Kids underwent testing as part of offseason conditioning.
Justice Reign, in his first year with the Falcons, coaches the sprint teams. Rangy and athletic, he played football and captained the track team for the Air Force Academy back in the 1990s. He later coached at Air Force and at the University of Louisville.

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Falcons Prepare for ’18 Season in Spring Camp

  • Written by Derek Johnson

Six months ago, Woodinville’s epic bid for a State title fell short on the Tacoma Dome turf.

Last week, the boys were back out on the field for spring camp.

Many key players from last year have graduated. These include names like Nash Fouch, Cade Beresford, Jake Baillie, Noah Taplett, Jared Eisenbarth and Brett Accimus.

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  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Woodinville coach Wayne Maxwell and his staff are excited for this year’s Falcon Football Camp!

Available to kids from kindergarten through 8th grade. No experience necessary, all are welcome! Campers will receive football instruction on fundamentals, technique, and strategies of the game. Includes individual position groups, team drills, and flag football games. Special guest speakers will share their wisdom and experience. Each Camper will also receive a Camp T-shirt. For more information, contact Wayne Maxwell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kelsey Withrow: Woodinville’s Cinderella Woman

  • Written by Derek Johnson

The awards ceremony was about to begin. It was May 2018. The scene was Ironman Australia, in the city of Port Macquarie. 35-year old Woodinville native Kelsey Withrow had just finished third. But she couldn’t ascend the podium. “I was in so much pain, I couldn’t walk up the stairs,” she said with a laugh. “But I just wanted to soak up the moment -- given it was my first Ironman ever.”

The fact she was there at all was amazing. 99 percent of us would have quit years before. But hers is a story of try and try again. A story of being knocked down and battered, lying in a hospital bed surrounded by pessimistic doctors. But she kept fighting and getting back up. Similar to the Depression-era boxer James J. Braddock, aka Cinderella Man.  

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