Saturday, November 24, 2007

Yes, We Lost

Well, I haven't had a lot of spare time to post anything lately.

We did lose the game against Southridge. It was not a good game at all.
Southridge and Kennewick went on to the next round and both lost. So, there will be no Kennewick schools in the finals. It really would have been a good game to see 2 of them in the finals, I think.

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving this week! Ours was nice.

I've been very busy trying to keep up with my crochet orders. It's a very hectic time right now, but I love it!

Only 1 1/2 years until the next reunion, Folks! Are you all thinking about what you'd like to do? Well, put on your thinking caps and let the committee know what sounds good. You can always email me directly here with your ideas. Then I can store them up for our 1st meeting sometime next year.

Saturday, November 03, 2007

Still Winning!

Sorry I haven't posted in a while. I've been super busy with my crocheting and working 40 hours a week is almost doing me in. It's been a long time since I've done that. I seem to have a whole lot more going on now than I did a couple of years ago.

All of the Braves football teams were undefeated in regular season. The varsity team is in the playoffs. We are the #1 seed! WooHoo!

We played Hanford today and won 45-10. We will play Southridge next Saturday. It was a pretty warm day for the game, over 60 degrees and a light breeze was blowing.

If you want to see how any of the other teams are doing you can go to the Tri-City Herald website here: Sports

If any of you would like to post a comment, please do. I love to hear from everyone!

Have a great week!

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Kamiakin 16, Walla Walla 14 WHEW! That was..

a tough game for the players and us folks in the stands! It was a wild game.

We did win, but it was a nail biter! You might have to get the lowdown from the Tri-City Herald. There was a lot to report.
I think there was an ankle injury, a torn MCL and a broken collarbone on 3 of our players.

This week is West Valley in Yakima.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

They Came, They Scored, WE WON!

Well, the Kennewick game was interesting to say the least. Our regular quarterback is out from a broken ankle from the game before. The ref's were really one-sided (to Kennewick that is). It was unbelievable what some of the calls were.

Anyway, the score was KaHS 37, KeHS 18 and we won. We are still ranked #2 in the state! Isn't that exciting? I think it is since my boys go there too.

The Freshman played on Thursday night and won 49-12.
49 seems to be their number. I think that's 3 games in a row now with 49.

The booster club is selling my crochet stuff and it's really fun to see people in the stands wearing it.

Homecoming is this weekend. The freshman play Walla Walla Thursday night and the varsity plays Friday night. This is the last home game, until the playoffs start. There are 2 more away games left. I wish I had some input from someone on the JV games. They play on Mondays and I don't hear how they do each week. I think they are undefeated also, but I don't know for sure.

I hear that the volleyball team is doing well too. I'll see if I can find out some better info. and let you all know. Although, our resident sports editor probably knows all those stats off the top of his head. (Right, Cous?)

You all have a wonderful week and I'll write when I can!

Wednesday, October 03, 2007

KaHS 35, Sunnyside 0

Another shutout for the varsity team! WooHoo!!
What a year we're having.
The freshman also won their game, 49-12.

The big game is this Friday against Kennewick. They could be a tough one, we'll see.

I'll let you all know how it goes.

Is there anything else you all might be interested in hearing about with the school? If so, just let me know and I'll see what I can do. I've been pretty busy, but could post scores for other sports possibly.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007


Kamiakin played Southridge last week. For those of you that are out of the loop, Southridge is the newest high school in Kennewick, a rival of ours now.

The score at the half was 7-0, KaHS was ahead. They played us really tough and almost scored until we made an interception right before the half. That was on the goal line! The game ended with KaHS 21, SHS 0!

4 shutouts in a row now! How cool is that?

The freshman also had a shutout of 49-0.

We play Sunnyside this week and Thursday we are heading there to watch Andy play in the freshman game. The varsity plays on Friday night.

Sunday, September 16, 2007

Yep....... ANOTHER SHUTOUT 38-0

We played Hanford yesterday and it was 38-0.
3 games, 3 shutouts

Now what team will score on us first is the question?

The freshman also won 40-0.

It was a good day for our football teams!

Stay tuned, we play Southridge this week.

Monday, September 10, 2007

Kamiakin Open House or a Small Reunion?

It was open house night for Kamiakin. It really could have been a reunion night. I saw several of our classmates that have kids going there now. We really didn't have much time to chat, but it was fun to see you all!

Maybe, all us locals should plan an afternoon or evening to just meet up somewhere to catch up?? What do ya think?

Friday, September 07, 2007

Football - Week #2

Well, the freshman played on Thursday night at the Pasco stadium.
The score was Kamiakin 32, Pasco 19! WooHoo!!

The varsity played tonight (Friday). Tyke talked me into going to the game since Mike went elk and deer hunting this morning for a few days. Once again, the game was in Pasco. The final score was Kamiakin 24, Pasco - A BIG FAT ZERO!!

Yes, that means that we have 2 wins, 2 shutouts! Isn't that great?

Saturday, September 01, 2007

Football Season Has Begun!

We played Richland last night.

AND WON!! 34-0

The Rooks played Richland today.

AND WON!! 52-22

The JV is playing this afternoon and we don't know how they are doing yet.

Monday, August 20, 2007

Only 2 More Years Until Our 30 Year Reunion!

A sample of my items that the Booster Club will be selling at the games.

Hi, Everyone!

I just had to throw this out there. It's 2 years until the next reunion. I know it sounds like a long way off, but it's not. If everyone can keep their ears open for missing classmates, it will help the committee a lot. If you have moved or know of someone that has moved since 2004, send me the information or let them know how to contact us.

I also want to let you know that I've been working on some crochet items for the booster club to sell. All 'G' rated, so don't worry about that. Some scarves, hats, huggies, scrunchies, etc. They'll be selling at all the home football games and probably the basketball games.
Let me know if you or your Kamiakin kids would like anything and I can help you out. I can also make up any school colors you might want. Christmas is coming and we need to think about it now.
Happy Monday and have a great week!

Wednesday, July 04, 2007

More Pictures of Linda

If you click on the pictures, they will enlarge for you.

This was Linda's "I'm going to kick your butt if you don't knock it off" look. I got this one more than once too. 1987 Linda's high school senior yearbook photo.
Do you remember the biker assembly? Kamiakin staff still does it every 4 years during football season. 1999
Kamiakin’s history was always very important to Linda. The totem pole is an important part of that history and a cause she was willing to fight for in past years and again during Kamiakin’s remodel. While the totem pole was eventually moved from its original placement as part of the remodel, it was restored and is still a source of pride at Kamiakin. The original totem pole is in its new location, the amphitheater, to the left of the library. The spirit rock has also been moved to the amphitheater and is currently painted in tribute to Linda. Since its completion this area has become a popular social gathering place for Kamiakin students.This was taken the day before Linda's memorial service. After the service the totem pole and spirit rock were surrounded with flowers from alumni and staff in her remembrance. I wish I had had my camera with me to take a picture of it then.

PS - I've heard rumors through the grapevine of a few misconceptions I'd like to clear up for you. One was that Linda died all alone. Not true. While she had no remaining relatives she was surrounded by dear friends who had loved her deeply over many years. The other rumor was that Linda was an atheist. Also, not true. Linda was very private about her relationship with "the big guy", but she has always read her bible regularly. She underlined, highlighted, wrote comments in it, and dog-eared pages containing verses she liked to reread.

Monday, July 02, 2007

Pictures from Linda's Service

I will be posting a few more pictures tomorrow.

Linda with her mom and dad. I think she's about 4 or 5 years old. linda 79-1

This hairdo must have been inspired by Borsheim or was it Kristi (see 1 photo up)? Singing at Baccalaureate

Linda at Class of '79 10 yr. reunion. Pub, Aug. 1989How many of you remember Linda's "You Big Dork! You can't be for real!" look? I know I got it more than once.

Linda is on the left. While this is before I was at Kamiakin, I can tell Linda is laughing her booty off and I wish I could have seen this skit.

Thursday, June 28, 2007

Linda's Service has been changed!

I need help again. I sure do appreciate all you helping me get the word out. See if you can get this out to as many people as possible a.s.a.p.
Thanks a ton!
There is going to be a change for Linda's memorial service due to a large volume of responses to the message board that Einen's set up. They are concerned that Einen's will not be large enough for the service so it will me moved to Kamiakin's Auditorium (used to be "the lecture hall") at 2:30 on Saturday.(This is the correct time. The article in Friday's paper was wrong.)

The half hour time delay is so to allow for folks who may not get the news of the change. If they show up at Einen's, they will be directed to Kamiakin and will have half hour to get there.
Sara Schilling will be running an article in the Herald tomorrow concerning the change as well.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Linda Slick Passed Away on June 24th

I received this from Robin. Some of you have received this via e-mail already. For those of you who did not, here it is:

Linda passed away last evening (Sunday) about 11:00 p.m. A memorial service is being arranged. Hoping it will be this Sat at Kamiakin.Thanks for all of the prayers and letters. It meant so much to Linda and she remembered everyone. It was truly amazing. Even if she was confused about things going on around her because of meds, pain or the illness itself, when I'd ask her if she remembered Debbie Wyckoff or Phyllis Pierce, etc. she'd say "oh yeah, she....." and she'd give some detail about that person so that I knew she really did know who the person was. Kamiakin students were most important to her and she had a passion for what she did.

Monday, June 18, 2007

We Will Miss You, Marla

I have some more sad news to share with you.

We've lost another former classmate. Marla (Shaffer) Eddrief passed away on June 1st. Many of you may not know her. She went to Hawthorne Elementary, Highlands and moved back to Richland for high school. Marla was not a close friend of mine, but I do remember some fun times that we had in middle school. The last time I saw her was in 2004, after our class reunion. She was a close friend of Bethe Kirby's.

For those of you that are here in the Tri-Cities, you may have seen her obituary in the paper this weekend. For those of you out of the area, here it is:

Marla Jan (Shaffer) Eddrief

MARLA JAN (SHAFFER) EDDRIEF-->June 6, 1961-June 1, 2007
'Some people come into our lives and quickly go, Others stay in our hearts and we are never the same.'It is with great sorrow that parents of Marla (Shaffer) Eddrief announce her sudden passing on June 1, 2007. Marla was such a joy to her family that no words can express the deep void that is left in our lives.Marla was born in Richland, Washington, and completed high school there; her baccalaureate degree at Washington State University; and her Master's in Social Work from Western Washington University. Her last employment was for the State of Washington.Marla met the love of her life, Edward Eddrief in July 2005 and the were married February 4, 2006. When Edward's job required a move to Montreal, Canada, Marla gave up her family-filled life and took on the challenge of a new country; quickly developing many new friends. Marla and her stepson, Jason took on the task of learning French. Jewelry making became a passion and her jewelry was featured on a Web site.Marla was an ardent bicyclist and triathlon competitor; always vigilant regarding fitness and health. Her zest for life was contagious. Friends knew her to be generous, compassionate, a skillful listener and never judgmental.Besides Edward and Jason, family includes her mother, Chris; stepfather, Terry Rogerson; father, Bill Shaffer, stepmother, Jeanine, brother and sister-in-law, Bill Shaffer and Vicki Gravenslund; sister and brother-in-law, Connie and Bruce Isley; nephews, Neil, Steven, Michael and Joseph; many aunts and uncles; numerous cousins; seven grand nieces and nephews who lovingly called her 'La-La.'Memorial services for Marla will be at Calvary Chapel, Fourth and Vancouver on June 23 at 1:00 p.m. Reception to follow
Published in the Tri-City Herald from 6/16/2007 - 6/17/2007.

Sunday, June 17, 2007

A Letter From Linda Slick

I had posted a message on about Linda. Today I see that someone else saw something on myspace and posted it there. It is a letter from Linda to everyone. Please read it.
from here go into Kamiakin then Message Board.
It's listed as Ms. Slick. I would post the link, but it's very long and I can't seem to copy and paste the letter on here. There must me a block on stopping me from doing that.


Saturday, June 02, 2007

From Robin

This probably goes without saying but I know how busy our lives get and understand how sometimes good intentions get buried in the hustle of living so just wanted to say............If you're touched to write to Linda (or visit), do it today, or as soon as possible. She may outlive doctor's predictions of 2-3 weeks or she may not have quite that long but she would appreciate your support, remembrances, prayers, thank you's, etc. now while she is still able to read them herself and process her impact on the lives of old students and friends. I visited her yesterday and she does remember so many of you with love and loyalty.

Friday, June 01, 2007

Linda Slick

For those of you classmates that are not on my email list, I was emailed by someone last night, that Ms. Linda Slick is not doing well. It's very serious.

I did not have her for a teacher or know her personally, but I know that many of you did and care about her.

If you would like to send a card or call her, please feel free to
contact me for her information.

Thursday, March 15, 2007

More 2004

#41, Mr. & Mrs. Kurt Edmark
#40 Sue Rutherford, Loran Judy
#39 Rick Traeger, Michelle Miller
#38 Ginny Coates
#37 Denice Bailey

More 2004 Reunion

#36 Mike Kelley
#35 Rick Newman, Mike Walker, Bob Brockman
#34 Vic Edens #33 Greg & Cindy Herman
#32 Mike Kelley, Mike Walker, David Graham

Sunday, March 11, 2007

More Reunion 2004

#31 Loran Judy, David Graham
#30 Bob Brockman,
#28 Rick Newman
#27 Loran Judy

Hawthorne School Pictures

Here are some pictures that Dennis Orren sent me from Hawthorne School. How many classmates do you recognize? You can click on each one to enlarge it. 1st Grade 4th Grade
5th Grade

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Robert Rogers

Robert sent me this picture for posting here. If you click on his name, you should be able to email him directly.
To those of us that know him, has he changed any?

I've also been sent some pictures from Dennis Orren that I'm going to be posting over the next few days. If you went to Hawthorne, keep watching.

Friday, March 09, 2007

2004 Saturday Night Get Together

#26Greg Herman-white pants, Mike Borsheim-with beard,
#25 Robin Foster-white/black shirt, Rick Traeger-red shirt
#24 Greg Herman-white pants, Mike Borsheim-with beard
#22 David Graham-white shirt, Kurt Edmark-pink shirt, Paul Root-striped shirt
#21 Jodi Morrow, Doug Carl
#20 Mike Walker, Doug Carl
#19 Mike Conatore-striped shirt, Robin Foster-white/black shirt, Rick Traeger-red shirt

Picnic Pictures 2004


Picnic Pictures 2004

#15 Ray McBee