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More than 1,200 people gathered Saturday at Tacoma's Life Center church to celebrate the life of Forrest Frosty Westering, the legendary Pacific Lutheran University football coach who died last month at the age of 85.
A public memorial celebrating the life of former Pacific Lutheran University football coach Frosty Westering will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Life Center church, 1717 S. Union Ave.
Marv Harshman, an iconic coach whose personal and sporting influence swept from Tacoma to the Palouse, up to Seattle and beyond, died in his sleep Friday in Tacoma. He was 95.
Lets not waste time on the cruel coincidence of Marv Harshman and Frosty Westering dying within hours of each other Friday in Tacoma. And lets not be tempted to consider their deaths the passing of legends. That would be missing the point.
Forrest “Frosty” Westering, who not only turned the Pacific Lutheran University football program into a national small-college powerhouse, but also built it in his own way based on love and selflessness – died from congestive heart failure.
As soon as Stacey Hagensen’s last pitch popped into catcher Katie Lowery’s glove for the final out, Pacific Lutheran University’s fastpitch outlook changed forever.
The University of Puget Sound women team picked a bad night to have one of their worst shooting performances of the season.
The number of games are dwindling for senior Cameron Schilling, whose performance Friday night could best be described as huge.
The Linfield men’s basketball team, without its leading scorer and all-conference player, entered Saturday’s game at the University of Puget Sound having lost eight games in a row and 13 of the prior 14.
It’s past midnight on a cold November night, and most of the Pacific Lutheran University men’s basketball players went home after a disappointing eight-point loss against the University of Texas at Dallas a few hours earlier.
Justin Lunt is the kind of basketball coach who could stare at a chalkboard full of plays, or watch film, or even pore over league standings for hours, and wonder the cause for everything.
The basketball rolled around on the court, untethered and available.
Forward Cameron Schilling did a little bunny-hop move, then skipped toward the middle of the floor ready to burst.
Despite a strong start and late rally, the Puget Sound women couldn’t overcome their sloppy play early in the second half and visiting Whitworth held on for a 55-50 basketball victory Friday night.
No lead is no problem when Pacific Lutheran’s Katelyn Smith decides to take over a game.
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