Category Archives: On the Diamond

A note from your editor about our future plans at the SVSJ

Good morning. Hope you all had a tremendous Memorial Day weekend. We have some news to announce today about the future of the Snoqualmie Valley Sports Journal. The current COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shutdown of youth and high school … Continue reading

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SVSJ commentary: For the benefit of young athletes in Washington and their families, Governor Inslee, it’s time to fully reopen this state, with safety restrictions. Now.

Data and science. Data and science. Those two words have become buzzwords in the current COVID-19 disease fight here in Washington state, with Gov. Jay Inslee using those two words to continue justifying the current stay-at-home order and resulting shutdowns … Continue reading

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Continuing COVID-19 shutdowns impacting high school sports not just on, but off the field

The current COVID-19 disease outbreak and its response have thrust our state and nation into a period of mass shutdowns of businesses and recreational activities designed to promote social distancing to help stop the spread of the virus. In many … Continue reading

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More changes for high school sports in Washington……

Good Tuesday morning. Some news this morning about changes to high school sports coming this fall here in Washington. We of course mentioned on Sunday one big change – seeding committees for the state playoffs in all team sports. This … Continue reading

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High school sports state playoffs to change in Washington, with the addition of a human element to bracket formulation

Good Sunday morning and happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms out there from the SVSJ. Moms are a big part of youth sports as everyone knows, but with the shutdowns of youth sports nationally thanks to the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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