Back in action, with links: bocce ball, concussions, inspirational ESPN story

  • Mike Cane, Herald Writer
  • Monday, August 3, 2009 3:43pm
  • Sports

I am completely energized after spending a week of vacation in Coupeville on Whidbey Island.

While I was there, instead of playing sports that I write about for The Herald I stayed active with a bizarre variety of less-conventional activities: bocce ball, Frisbee, hiking, jogging uphill in record-breaking heat, singing karaoke, Nintendo Wii and Lasso golf.

Now I’m back in Everett, gearing up for the fall high school sports season. Our 2009 football preview section is starting to come together. I’m excited to see how it turns out.

For the next three days I will be filling in for my co-worker Nick Patterson, who covers the AquaSox baseball team, in addition to his role covering the Silvertips. The AquaSox begin a five-game series against the Boise Hawks tonight at Everett Memorial Stadium. Tonight’s game should be interesting: The Frogs will officially unveil their new Aquavision video board.

Before I go, here are links to two stories you’ll enjoy.

*For two Harvard grads, concussions are not head games

*High school teammates carry on

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