The Top 10 Homegrown Talents

1. Randy Couture:

Former Lynnwood wrestler is the biggest star in the fast-growing sport of UFC

2. Grady Sizemore:

All-Star used to roam center field at Cascade High

3. Jon Brockman:

Snohomish County’s first NBA draft pick in more than 50 years

4. Jimin “Esther” Kang:

Edmonds native won LPGA’s Corning Classic in 2005 and finished 17th in ’07 Women’s Open

5. Brett McClure:

Mill Creek native won a silver medal as a gymnast in 2004

6. Brooke Whitney:

Snohomish product won the Patty Kazmeier Award as the nation’s best women’s hockey player

7. Milena Flores:

Two-time all-Pac-10 player from Snohomish went on to play professionally

8. Jarred Rome:

Marysville product was national champion in discus and went to 2004 Olympics

9. Tonya Antonucci:

Former Everett High soccer player went on to become commissioner of Women’s Professional Soccer league

10. Adam Eaton:

Former First-round pick from Snohomish has pitched 10 years in majors

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