KIRO Radio 97.3 FM’s resident historian Feliks Banel explains the origin behind some unusual high school and college mascots in Washington State on Seattle’s Morning News with Dave Ross
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Ohio State defensive end Chase Young went No. 2 overall in the 2020 NFL draft to the Washington Redskins, uniting the Maryland native with his hometown team. Here are five things to know about Young.
'Fs will not be allowed': Washington state schools bar teachers from failing students during pandemic
Schools in Washington state will not be allowed to give students a failing grade during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Potential scholarships in jeopardy for Kansas high school athletes because of COVID-19
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Leading up to the 2020 NFL Draft, which is scheduled for April 23-25, Vikings Entertainment Network is sharing draft-day memories from recent years and decades ago. Some might have had more memorable ...
Slapshot, G-Wiz and Pax team up with Hope for Henry to bring cheer to sick children
Capitals mascot Slapshot, the Wizards' G-Wiz and ... That means they will have to rely more on his high school and AAU game tape than they might otherwise. *He played college ball for former NBA star ...
Washington State senior DB Bryce Beekman passes away
The former WSU coach has dished out dating advice, planted fake game scripts, and ranked the Pac-12 mascots ... state of Washington, but will recruit in many other places, as well. This strategy makes ...
Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools
“While Indian mascots were often originally chosen to recognize and honor a school’s unique connection ... Skowhegan Area High School is the last school in the state to use a Native American ...