The Ebbtide

Don’t Sleep On “ZZ”

Don't Sleep On

Ed Strong

May 6, 2019

POSITION CHANGE HELPS PLAYER TAKE CENTER STAGE Zane Zurbrugg has all of the tools that make baseball scouts salivate. He’s tall, with a quick, compact swing, a powerful arm and record-breaking speed. Three years ago, he barely made a blip on anyone’s radar. Recruitment “I wasn...

How Did We Get Here?

CJ Priebe

February 4, 2019

New England Patriots vs. Los Angeles Rams (in Atlanta, Georgia) The Evil Empire vs. the Mad Hatter Super Bowl LIII (“53” for the non-Romans) is a rematch of the very Super Bowl that sparked the Patriots’ current dynasty. The Patriots had been mediocre from the ‘80s until 2000, until i...

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...

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...

Puck Luck

CJ Priebe

May 7, 2018

HOCKEY COMES TO SEATTLE? Seattle might be getting a hockey team. The National Hockey League (NHL) and its longtime commissioner Gary Bettman have decided to test the waters in the great Northwest. Come on in, Gary; the water’s cold, but that’s how you make ice. The Oak View Group (OVG),...

New Coach Brings Hope

CJ Priebe

April 20, 2018

WOMEN'S SOCCER PREPARES TO DOMINATE SCC’s new women’s soccer coach brings a certain air of confidence about him. The air is eternally thick with the scent of evergreens and Starbucks around Shaun Warner. Warner loves Seattle sports, and he’s a huge supporter of the Sounders and the Seahaw...

Throwing Heat

Hope Lawrence watches her teammate pitch.

April 20, 2018

NEW STAR IN FAMILIAR PHIN Hope Lawrence didn’t throw a pitch from the end of last season until December. Since then, she’s been the most improved player for SCC softball. The sophomore pitcher has halved her earned run average from her freshman year, dropping it from 9.26 to a solid 4.61...

If You Build It, They Will Come

March 20, 2018

SCC'S RECRUITMENT STRATEGIES Recruiting players for a two- year school, such as SCC, has all the challenges of four-year universities, but also several more obstacles. Two-year colleges are near the bottom of the “food chain” for recruiting. Not only are they battling with other schools...

New Year, New Coach – Amy Donovan Brings Lifelong Passion to SCC

New Year, New Coach - Amy Donovan  Brings Lifelong Passion to SCC

October 30, 2017

Phin women's basketball has a new head coach. Amy Donovan has an Ivy League education, expertise in multiple sports and her own sports performance company. Growing Up Donovan hails from the Evergreen State, more specifically from Battle Ground in southwestern Clark County and about 45 minutes north of...

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