Bulldog Netters Victorious Over Olympians

first_imgBatesville defeated Columbus East 5-0 on Thursday.#1 Singles- Lleyton Ratcliffe defeated Luke Miller 6-2, 6-0#2 Singles- Sam Giesting defeated Nathan Jackson Stevens 6-2, 6-4#3 Singles- Adam Scott was defeated Nathan Hatchett 6-0, 6-1#1 Doubles- Cooper Williams/George Ritter defeated Jalen Pleak/JT Kuhlman 6-3, 6-0#2 Doubles- Lane Oesterling/Brayden Worthington defeated Derek Heideman/Pranav Kumar 6-2, 6-3In JV, Batesville defeated East 2-0. The doubles teams of Ben Rodgers/Sam Voegele and Seth Gausman/Grant Story were winners.Batesville JV and Varsity are 10-0 on the season (5-0 EIAC) and will play in the Columbus North Invitational on Saturday.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Mike McKinney.last_img

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Rainforest Dream Wins Public Vote for Percival Plinth

first_imgFacebook0Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by City of OlympiaRainforest Dream by Anacortes artist Leo E. Osborne is the popular winner of the Peoples’ Choice Award, and will be purchased by the City of Olympia following exhibition on Percival Landing.A public vote was held July 26-September 3, 2013, with voters indicating their top choice among the exhibition of loaned sculptures along Percival Landing.  A total of 374 votes were received during the voting period.  With 85 votes, Rainforest Dream by Leo E. Osborne was the front runner, with Breaking Free by Olympia sculptor Willow Wicklund coming in as runner up with 66 votes..  The remainder of the votes were distributed among 10 other sculptures.  Comments regarding why Rainforest Dream appealed to voters include the quality of craftsmanship, realism, beauty of the sculpture, and the color and variety of texture incorporated into the work.The winner was announced at the Olympia City Council meeting on October 1, 2013.The exhibition of loaned sculpture will remain on Percival Landing through next spring.  Following the exhibition, Rainforest Dream will be temporarily relocated to City Hall for one year before permanent placement somewhere else in the community, based on Council direction.  Rainforest Dream will be the first such sculpture to be installed at City Hall, in June 2014.For more information about the Percival Plinth Project please visit olympiawa.gov/plinth.last_img read more

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