The Ebbtide

More Cheers, Less Jeers

Ed Strong

January 19, 2019

AN OPEN LETTER FROM AN OPTIMISTIC SPORTS FAN Dear Pessimist, Recently, a close friend and I were both watching the same game — UW women’s basketball was playing at hated rival fifth-ranked Oregon. Despite coming in to the game as massive underdogs, the Huskies had managed to stay close, trail...

Sports Calendar – November 30, 2018

Ed Strong

December 2, 2018

Men’s Basketball 5:30 p.m., Nov. 30; @ North Idaho College (Coeur d’Alene, ID), vs. Medicine Hat College 2 p.m., Dec. 1; @ North Idaho College, vs. Grays Harbor College 1 p.m., Dec. 7; @ Bellevue College, vs. Pierce College TBD, Dec. 8; @ Bellevue College, vs. TBD TBD, Dec. 9; @ Bellevue Colle...

Back on the Court

Shoreline Dolphin winter sports photo shoot in Shoreline CC Main Gym, Shoreline, Washington on October 16, 2018

Ed Strong

November 21, 2018

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL SEEKS FRESH START Last season, SCC suffered through four blowout losses before Athletic Director Steve Eskridge and the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) league office decided to forego the rest of their season, citing injuries that slashed what was already only a seven-playe...

Sports Calendar – November 16, 2018

Ed Strong

November 21, 2018

Volleyball NWAC Championships: time(s) TBD, Nov. 15-18, @ Tacoma Convention Center Men’s Basketball 5 p.m., Nov. 16; @ Portland, OR, vs. Chemeketa CC 4 p.m., Nov. 17; @ Portland, OR, vs. Mount Hood CC 7 p.m., Nov. 23; @ Shoreline, vs. Elite Prep Women’s Basketball 6 p.m., Nov. 19; @ Tacoma CC, vs. T...

Seattle Area Turkey Trots

Elizabeth Joyce

November 21, 2018

FREE YOUR STOMACH FROM THE HOLIDAYS In preparation for big holiday feasts and the inches they can add to our waistlines, consider taking part in one of the following runs or walks in the Seattle area. All of the events include a sign-up fee, but most events offer a discount if you register online b...

Tournament Woes

Ed Strong

November 19, 2018

SCC VOLLEYBALL TEAM ELIMINATED The SCC Volleyball team (14-18, 9-3 NWAC North) was eliminated from contention late Thursday evening by Clark College. The Phins lost their opening match of the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) championship, falling 3-1 to Lower Columbia Community College on Thurs...

The Killshot

Ed Strong

November 4, 2018

SCC VOLLEYBALL STAR LOOMS LARGE The Phins go through their postgame handshake line after notching a key upset win over #8 Bellevue. Nearly every player starts screaming. Seemingly oblivious to the gravity of the moment, Kammi Perkins just smiles and calmly high-fives her teammates. The soft...

Sports Calendar – November 2, 2018

Ed Strong

November 4, 2018

Volleyball 7 p.m., Nov. 2, @ Whatcom CC, vs. Whatcom CC NWAC Championships: time(s) TBD, Nov. 15-18, @ Tacoma Convention Center Women’s Basketball 5 p.m., Nov. 2, @ Shoreline, vs. Christian Faith (exhibition) Men’s Basketball 7 p.m., Nov. 2, @ Shoreline, vs. Seattle Mountaineers (exhibition)...

Sports Calendar – October 19, 2018

Ed Strong

October 20, 2018

Volleyball 7 p.m., Oct. 19, @ Shoreline, vs. Everett CC 7 p.m., Oct. 26, @ Bellevue College, vs. Bellevue College 7 p.m., Oct. 31, @ Shoreline, vs. Olympic College Men’s Soccer 2:15 p.m., Oct. 20, @ Edmonds CC, vs. Edmonds CC 4:15 p.m., Oct. 24, @ Shoreline, vs. Everett CC 2:15 p.m., Oct. ...

Sports Calendar – October 5, 2018

CJ Priebe

October 6, 2018

Volleyball 7 p.m., Oct. 5, @ Olympic, vs. Olympic 7 p.m., Oct. 10, @ Shoreline, vs. Whatcom 7 p.m., Oct. 12, @ Skagit Valley, vs. Skagit Valley 7 p.m., Oct. 17, @ Shoreline, vs. Edmonds Women’s Soccer Noon, Oct. 6, @ Shoreline, vs. Everett 2 p.m., Oct. 10, @ Whatcom, vs. Whatcom Noon., Oct. 13,...

The Year in Sports

June 18, 2018

PHINS SEEKING CONSISTENCY Just two of SCC’s seven athletic teams will have the same head coach from the 2016-17 season in 2018-19. Men’s basketball, women’s basketball and softball all had new head coaches this past year, and both men’s and women’s soccer have new head coaches for next yea...

Sharing is Hard

June 8, 2018

ROADWAY COURTESY “Get off the road A-Hole!” I regularly hear that sentence from drivers just before I hear the sound of loud screeching tires, accompanied by a thick black cloud of exhaust, as an over-revved engine zooms away. The road is a dangerous place where common courtesy and common sense...

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