Seahawks add one and lose another during free agency

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The Seahawks have been quiet so far since NFL free agency opened Monday. They did lose a player to the market yesterday. Defensive lineman Quinton Jefferson has reportedly agreed to 2-year deal with the Buffalo Bills. Jefferson, who will turn 27 later this month, had three-and-a-half sacks, 26 combined tackles, 10-quarterback hits, a fumble recovery and three passes defensed in 14 games in 2019, 12 of which he started.

Seahawks sign B.J. Finney

According to NFL insider Adam Caplan, the Seahawks did sign an offensive lineman Tuesday. B.J. Finney, who has been a backup offensive lineman with the Pittsburg Steelers for the past four years, has agreed to a two-year deal with Seattle. Finney appeared in 59-games over the past four seasons, including all 16 in each of the past two seasons.

Tuesday’s closure of schools across Washington has also meant the cancellation of all spring sports. For high schoolers, that means no games and no practice. It has left coaches and athletic directors with many questions as to what happens when school’s back in session.

The Executive Director of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, Mike Hoffman, announced in a video to administrators, coaches and athletes, that the spring state championships will go on…

WIAA Executive Director Hoffman on Spring State 2020-03-18

WIAA Executive Director Hoffman on Spring State 2020-03-18

There has been speculation that some programs will continue holding practices, even without a coach present. Hoffman advises against it…

WIAA Executive Director Hoffman on No Practice 2020-03-18

WIAA Executive Director Hoffman on No Practice 2020-03-18

The Athletic Directors for various schools and leagues are meeting over the phone and electronically to discuss strategies on how individuals and teams will qualify for those tournaments. There’s no decision yet on whether the spring sports schedule will pick up on game dates when school’s back in session or if they’ll try to make up any missed competitions.

No Sports? No Problem! Try paperclip basketball

No Sports - No Problem...try paperclip basketball

With the basic shut down of anything sports related, I’m challenged to find things to report on and we’re certainly missing the chance to broadcast local sports. Today, I continue my series on “No Sports – No Problem!”…

No Sports Paperclip Basketball 2020-03-18

No Sports Paperclip Basketball 2020-03-18

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Eric Granstrom
Eric comes to NCWLIFE Channel after a 26-year career in radio, having most-recently served as the Producer of the Seahawks Radio Network; Weekend Sports Anchor on KOMO AM1000 in Seattle; and Program Director of KKRV 104.7FM/KWIQ 100.3FM/KKRT 900AM in Wenatchee and Moses Lake. Eric is an avid outdoorsman, hunting and fishing throughout the northwest, including co-hosting, filming and producing Dave Graybill’s “Fishing Magician TV.” Eric lives in East Wenatchee with his wife, Marion and has one daughter, Gracie (21) and two stepsons Trent (26) and Taylor (21).