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"It was about teaching young men the love of the game.” v ' e.When players arrived at Mariner High www.muldlteobeacon.com School, they often were fierce middle school rivals. "Jim was the perfect guy to bring those kids together and to teach them what it takes to work together," Myhre said. "It was always about the kids.” Ondriezek remembers the last conversa- tion he had with Olsen on the phone. He was in the hospital, and the chat was brief. "He said to me, “Tell everybody I’m staying strong. Make sure to take care of your fam— ily,”' Ondriezek said. "He was always caring about other people.” In a letter to Mariner staff, Myhre quoted from Olsen's autobiography — "That’s All Right, Mama.” "You cannot control your past, but you can control how your past affects you. None of us is getting out of this whole thing alive anyway, so we might as well laugh, love, and help each other whenever we can.” celebration of Olsen’s life will be held from 2-5 pm, Sept. 27, at the Rosehill Communi- ty Center, 304 Lincoln Ave, Mukilteo. People may share memories of Olsen with the family at westfordfitneralhomecom. nomMARINER ,4...” member of the boys golf team, was poised for a breakout senior gason. "He spent more time this offseason working on his game and was ready to be a force in our league," Mariner coach Dustin Weld said. "While disappointed that he could not play out his senior year, the passion and enjoyment that he developed for the game of golf will allow him to enjoy playing the sport for the rest of his life." Trinity Hanning was a dedicated member Trinity Hanning } from page of the girls golf team since her freshman season. "Trinity's positive atti— tude, willingness to learn and grow, and com- mitment to be at every practice and perform her best at every com- petition have made her a leader on our team," Mariner coach Iennifer Hampton said. Hanning competed in the district touma- ment her sophomore and junior years. "She is a role model for her fellow golfers," Hampton said. "She is not only a success on the golf course, but she excels academically.” Kelly Benih June 24, 2020 OBITUARIESMEMORIALS Frances Edna Woodfield: 1937-2020 Frances Edna. Woodfield, 82, passed away on Febniary 3, 2020, surrounded by family and loved ones at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane,Washington. Fran grew up in Poulsbo, Wash- ington, where she graduated from North Kitsap High School. She later met and married Grant Woodfield, a naval officer stationed in Bremerton, Washington. They soon embarked on a lifetime together, living in Edmonds, Picnic Point and eventually, Spokane, Washington. Fran was a creative and resourceful artist, an impecca- ble seamstress and a life-long supporter and director of Kelly Benish was the lone senior on the girls tennis team. This would have been her first year playing tennis since before middle school. "If the season had - . gone through, she defi- 3‘7 nitely was top 3 on the team, even with that huge gap of inactivity from the sport,” Mariner coach lonathan ,Abbaro said. And coming off an appearance at state, the boys soccer team had high expecta- tions for the season. The Marauders would be anchored by Ebou Barrow, a first-team, all-league goalkeeper. But Barrow and his teammates joined the rest of the springs athletes on the sidelines. "We had a great team this year,” Barrow said. "I wanted to feel what it’s like to win a championship.” ' Ebou Barrow the Edmonds Arts Festival. Beginning in the19605, she graduallycurated an eclectic collection of art that reflected the times. Known for her exquisite taste and impressive gardening skills, Fran maintained an elegant home both inside and out She also enjoyed craft projects and decorated the Christmas tree in delicate hand— crocheted snowflakes, one of many skills she Ieamed as a teenager. Fran is survived by her children, Sheri Renner, Katherine (rim) Donaldson, and Martin (Kathy) Woodfield. She also has eight grandchildren, whom brought great joy to her lateryears. Kamiak grad named to county Hall of Fame Kamiak softball player Krista Colbum is one of nine members of the Class of 2020 to be to be inducted into the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame. Colbum, a 2004 Kamiak High School graduate, was a four—year All-Wesco short— stop and as a senior was honored as a Wash- ington All—State infielder. She then attended UCLA and started in the Bruins outfield all four years (233 games). In 2005 during her first year at UCLA, she was named to the NCAA College Softball World Series All-Toumament Team and during her most productive offensive year at UCLA, she was an Easton first-team All-American and ' National Softball Coaches Association sec- ond-team All-America. During her senior year as a Bruin, she was so well thought of and respected by her coaches and team— mates, she was an aSsistant coach for the team. include Bacopa monnieri, Curcuma longa V, Ca]mihg neuro-inflammafion Lowering inflammation in the brain and nervous system is another target of an herb— al approach. One theory of ADHD points to neuro—inflammation from oxidative stress as a driving factor. Adding in a few cups of green tea (Camilia sinensis) is anti-inflam- matory and gently stimulating, quenching free radicals. Green tea contains polyphenols like cate— elain, which are antioxidant micronutrients. ‘ Other herbs with beneficial polyphenols (turmeric), and pine bark extract, called Pyc— negol. 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