The Premier Athlete Podcast for the State of Washington. Each week I sit down with a friend in sports to tell their stories of heartbreak & triumph as they attempt to live their dream. Whether it'd be an all-star PAC-12 player, a 5-star high school recruit, or a struggling D3 guy, everyone has a story.
New episodes every Tuesday
Ballers of Yakima ep. 6 - Selah State Playoffs Preview
Coaches and experts alike have picked Selah to be in the State championship since the beginning of the season. Coach Tim Garza talks scenarios for the state tournament, including his thoughts on a potential Foss rematch.
Ballers of Yakima ep. 5 - Zillah State Playoffs Preview
Zillah Basketball is set to to defend their 1A State Crown this weekend. Coach Mario Mengarelli lets us know how his team is preparing, and what to expect from the final stretch of the season.
Ballers of Yakima ep. 4 - Selah Basketball Preview
Selah Basketball is recognized at this time as one of the best basketball programs in the state of Washington. Led by the "franchise player" Elijah Pepper, there's state championship goals on the mind of this school. Head coach Tim Garza breaks down what to look out for this season as well as the winning culture he is creating at Selah Basketball.
Ballers of Yakima ep. 3 - Zillah Basketball Preview
Zillah Basketball is set to defend their 1A State Championship. Coach Mengarelli lets us in on players to look out for, goals for 2017-2018, and why Zillah doesn't play 3A/4A schools.
Ballers of Yakima ep. 2 - West Valley Basketball Preview
West Valley Head Coach Jon Kinloch is the guest on the Ballers of Yakima this week. Coach Kinloch talks whether or not West Valley plays with a chip on their shoulder, key returning players, expectations for the Big Nine this year, as well as his days playing pro in South America.
Wayne Maxwell West All-Star HC 37
Coach Maxwell has been running the show in Woodinville since 2004, and is making his second appearance as West All-Star head coach. Coach Maxwell shows us the makings of the East-West All Star Game and why you should watch (stream) it.