For the last 124 years, Spooner Farms has been a family-run farm. Because of that, folks living in Puyallup, Sumner and the surrounding areas are able to enjoy fresh fruit, vegetables and pumpkins from spring through the fall season.
The Elite Shot contraption is the brain-child of Silverback Lacrosse and its founders, Larry Mackey and Jared Pullen. While a normal lacrosse goal is 6-by-6-foot, the Elite Shot shrinks those dimensions to 6-by-10 inches to develop more accuracy when it comes to shooting.
A year ago, we did a story on the Eruption Drum and Bugle Corps and its fantastic performance at Peninsula High School’s Roy Anderson Field. Several Peninsula School District students were among the band members who hailed from throughout the Pacific Northwest.
The Wollochet American Legion baseball team recently qualified for the state championship tournament in Spokane after a strong season. The 16U team plays in the north division of Area Two of the American Legion League, competing against teams from Olympia, North Thurston, Capital and Graham-Kapowsin.
The IMAX in Uptown will be the first one in Pierce County — with the next nearest IMAX locations in Kent and Lacey — and will be the most digitally advanced IMAX west of the Mississippi river, according to Frank Rimkus, CEO of Galaxy Theatres.
Dundon Motorsports, housed in a 6,000-square-foot warehouse in the back of a business park off Burnham Drive, is the brainchild of Jaime Bopp and Charles Dundon. The shop is aimed at serving as a “dealer alternative” for Porsche owners and enthusiasts in Gig Harbor and around the South Sound.
Gig Harbor High senior Patrick Fredrickson is continuing an impressive streak of Narrows Baseball Club players being selected to participate in the prestigious Area Code Games. He’s the third player in three years from the club to be selected, following University of Oregon pitcher Matthew Henckel and UCLA signee Mike Toglia.