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The National Anthem Becomes a National Protest

Quinn Salkind, Sports Reporter

September 22, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

Before Whitman’s home volleyball game on Sept. 16, senior Cherokee Washington released a letter of solidarity informing the Whitman community that she would decline to stand during the game’s national anthem. Washington’s letter made it clear that her actions were in no way intended to ...

Bold Predictions for NFC Championship

Riley Foreman

January 19, 2014


Filed under Northwest Sports Optimist

Last week Rant Sports published a list of bold predictions concerning the NFC Championship. Below is my take on just how accurate they will be. Anquan Boldin has less than 5 catches Agreed. Although Boldin leads the San Francisco receiving core with 85 receptions and over 1100 yards this season, targeti...

Why the Seahawks Should (and Will) Lose

Riley Foreman

October 30, 2013


Filed under Northwest Sports Optimist, Web Only

The Seattle Seahawks are currently 7-1 overall, and 3-0 in the NFC West. They have the most wins in the NFC, and are tied with the Denver Broncos for second in the entire NFL. A quick glance at their record is proof enough that Seattle can't be stopped. Or is it? The Hawks' most recent W may indicate...

Don’t change the channel when the Seahawks are playing

Riley Foreman

October 6, 2013


Filed under Northwest Sports Optimist, Web Only

Last Sunday, many a Seahawks fans awoke early to watch the morning matchup against the Houston Texans. By halftime, a loss in the Seahawks' future seemed inevitable, as they trailed 20-3. Seattle RB Marshawn "Beast Mode" Lynch fumbled for a turnover, Russell Wilson was sacked twice, and Houston QB Matt...

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