ThurstonTalk is bringing you exclusive weekly sports podcasts covering the Griffin, North Thurston, Olympia, Rainier, Rochester, Tenino, Tumwater, Yelm school districts as well as local colleges. Each week host Jon Killingbeck sits down with coaches and athletes to bring you local sports stories with heart. Have a sports story to share? Send to submit@ThurstonTalk.com.
School: Tumwater High School
Coach: Brett Bartlett
Sport: Girls Soccer
Highlight: This year’s group of seniors have a stunning STAT
School: Timberline High School
Coach: Mark Phillips
Highlight: Coach Phillips shares how to build a long-time foundation.
School: Capital High School
Coach: Danelle Wright
Sport: Girl’s Cross Country
Highlight: Coach Wright shares a little insight into a sister connection at Capital.
School: Olympia High School
Coach: Nick Mullen
Highlight: Listen to this heart-pulling story about the players and the comeback they are making.
School: North Thurston High School
Coach: Rob Smith
Sport: Cross Country
Highlight: Pandemic help starts a running club for the middle school athletes that had no sports to turn to last year.
School: Yelm High School
Coach: Jason Ronquillo
Highlight: Coach Ronquillo shares how a transfer player shows how good team culture is.
School: River Ridge High School
Coach: Jennie Martin
Sport: Girl’s swim
Highlight: Coach Martin talks about making the jump to a head coach in the middle of COVID restrictions.
School: Saint Martin’s University
Player: Ali Campigotto
Sport: Women’s Soccer
Highlight: The goalkeeper talks about the record-setting start to the 2021 season.