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At the Nate Robinson Basketball Camp

July 29th, 2010 at 11:51 am by Chad Coleman

Nate Robinson, a guard for the NBA’s Boston Celtics and former University of Washington Husky,¬†held his annual basketball camp at the Community Center at Mercer View on Mercer Island this week. I dropped by with Mercer Island Reporter sports writer Megan Managan to check out the scene and this is what we found… a bunch of kids having fun learning the game of hoops as Nate wandered amongst the campers laughing, showing off his dance moves to a blaring music collection of “Jock Jams” and having good time. ¬†More photos after the jump…

Spring Baseball | The boys of summer start early…

April 9th, 2010 at 11:19 am by Chad Coleman

As the Seattle Mariners and MLB ramp up their season for the summer, local high schools and college baseball teams are in full swing. We’re not talking a warm summer day at the ballpark, but ducking between showers and cold fingers — for players and this photographer — this time of year. Above, Mercer Island baseball starting pitcher Max Dammeier throws a pitch at Sammamish HS last week. A set of photos from recent area games after the jump…