They are doctors and sports stars, business people and public servants, but what unites them is passion for helping kids especially those who need them the most to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, caring citizens. Don Kardong is a world-famous athlete and race director. He attended the Boys Club in Bellevue in late s. Watch his reflections on the Club! He competed in Olympic games, and nearly secured a bronze medal in the Marathon race, missing his 3 rd place finish by just a few seconds.
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Four years ago, as Ryan Leaf was still trying to detach himself from a series of unremarkable decisions that caused him to spend more than days of his mids behind prison bars, the former Washington State quarterback met a man who had everything he desired. Before Leaf spent more than two years in a Montana penitentiary, his life was riddled with drugs, addiction, depression and, above all else, deep regret. Since the former No. Leaf posed for a pregame photo with Peyton Manning, the player selected ahead of him in the draft, and opened a text message from the former Volunteers quarterback. In two weeks, Leaf will return to the TV booth and continue to chip away at his second career.
The Washington Chapter of the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame honors the great players, coaches, officials, contributors and champions of the game, who have made significant contributions to the game in Washington and are deserving of the highest recognition. Induction to Washington Chapter of the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame is one of the highest honors one can receive for achievement in the sport in Washington. There have been four Hall of Fame classes inducted since.
The group was voted on by a panel of sports media throughout the state, bringing the organization's total number of members to Skip to content. Share Share Share.