3 results for month: 04/2010

Just Call Him “Dr. Darche”

April 28, 2010 By Bill Boehlke Congratulations to J.P. Darche, who has been accepted into the University of Kansas Medical School as part of the Class of 2014. It seems medical school had always been J.P.'s (Jean-Philippe's) initial focus before getting side tracked into a successful NFL career (Seattle 2000-2006, Kansas City 2007-2008). "Prior to coming to Seattle in 2000, I was into my second year of medical school at McGill University in Montreal," J.P. recalls. "I took a one year sabbatical to give the NFL a shot and it turned into a decade. I'm starting at the University of Kansas in August, as we have settled down here after my two ...

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Remembering Louis Bullard

April 20, 2010 By Bill Boehlke Louis Eugene Bullard, age 53, of Franklin, TN, passed away April 18, 2010. After a standout college football career as an offensive tackle at Jackson State University, Louis continued his success in the NFL with the Seattle Seahawks (1978 - 16 games, 1979 - 3 games, 1980 - 16 games) and Cleveland Browns. He played three years in the USFL and retired from professional sports in 1985.  Louis worked as the Distributor Sales Manager in Nashville, TN for Miller-Coors, and served as a volunteer and fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Louis is survived by wife Dorothy Harris Bullard, daughter Ashley Bullard, ...

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Mack Strong Receives PNW Football Honors

Congratulations to Mack Strong, who was inducted into the Pacific Northwest Football Hall of Fame at a luncheon Friday at the Ballard Elks. Joining Mack at the event were his wife, Zoe, and his mom, Rose. Fellow Seahawks alumni Steve Raible (inducted in 2001) was the MC, and Seahawks Asst. Community Relations Director Paul Johns was part of a Seahawks contingent at the luncheon. Mack played his entire 15-year NFL career in Seattle and retired in 2007. He was selected twice in his career to play in the Pro Bowl, making the trip to Honolulu in 2005 and 2006. Mack and his family currently reside in Newcastle, Washington, and he and his wife now ...

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