Sports events worth keeping an eye on
For the week of Aug. 27-Sept. 3
By Tim Clinton, SPORTS EDITOR
The fall football season kicks off with jamborees Saturday, including the Highline School District Jamboree scheduled for 10 a.m. at Highline Memorial Stadium.
Evergreen High School of White Center will be joined by Mount Rainier of Des Moines and Highline of Burien for the action.
Seattle will be at home at Safeco Field for a 12:40 p.m. game against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday before hosting the Washington Nationals at 7:10 p.m. Friday, 6:10 p.m. Saturday and 1:10 p.m. Sunday.
Then it's on to Oakland to play the Athletics at 1:05 p.m. Monday, 7:05 p.m. Tuesday and 12:35 p.m. Wednesday.
All of the games can be seen on ROOT Sports cable television.
Tacoma plays its final regular season home game at Cheney Stadium on Wednesday, hosting the Iowa Cubs at 7:05 p.m.
The Rainiers finish the Pacific Coast League season at Fresno.
They will play the Grizzlies at 7:05 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday ahead of a 6:05 p.m. game Sunday and a 1:05 p.m. game Monday.