By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly 2015 was a big year in sports. Doug Baldwin and the Seattle Seahawks made it back to the Super Bowl and came one yard from making it back-to-back NFL titles. Let’s quickly move on. May was a big month. The NFL Draft was held this month and University of […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Despite an injury, it could not stop Seattle’s Sophia Liu from winning her second straight Seattle Marathon women’s title. She earned the win with a time of 2 hours 58 minutes and 39 seconds. Liu’s time is one minute slower than last year’s win. Of course, she had to […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this issue, we look at Manny Pacquiao’s latest victory, a Heisman winner, and a Seattle Marathon winner, among other things for the last column of the year. Pacquiao wins, Mayweather next? Six knockdowns. This is how many times Manny Pacquiao […]
Sophia Liu, 31, of Redmond recorded the top women’s time of 2:57:30 at the 44th Seattle Marathon last month. The marathon is 26.2 miles and there were 8,484 participants. Liu studies exercise physiology and just completed her doctorate at Ball State and called her win a “present to myself.” (end)
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Hajime Nishi has run approximately 16,690 miles, two-thirds of the Earth’s circumference.