When picturing Garfield athletics, a few images always seem to come to mind. Purple helmets pressed together in the huddle. A basketball player throwing down a monster dunk as Rainier Beach looks on in disbelief. The basketball district champion banners spilling over the purple padding that lines the gym. Clear, vivid imagery that paints the legacy of a school with two sports.
According to new athletic director Carole Lynch, this is an incomplete picture. Garfield fall sports is made up of seven programs: cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, girl’s soccer, girl’s swim and dive, and volleyball. Lynch wants to make sure that this is spotlighted. … Click to read more.