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Rampage to call Marysville home

MARYSVILLE — The American Basketball Association announced that it has added a second team in the Pacific Northwest with the addition of the Washington Rampage in Snohomish County.

“It has taken us a while to develop the Pacific Northwest,” stated Joe Newman, ABA CEO. “It is a pleasure to add our second team there to complement Don Sim’s great Seattle Mountaineers team. Scheduling has been a difficulty; this will certainly help.”

The team will be owned by Kinshasa Martin, a sergeant in the U.S. Army who also attends Everett Community College. He is pursuing a degree in Business Management and Marketing after completing a tour in Iraq.

“Having a team in the ABA has been a goal of mine,” added Martin. “I appreciate the opportunity and hope to make a great impact in the League and Snohomish County.”

The Washington Rampage is going to play their season in the city of Marysville.

The Washington Rampage would like to welcome aboard to the franchise new Head Coach, Chuck Fraine. Former player and multi sport athlete at Edmonds-Woodway High School, Fraine is excited to lead the Rampage into their first season. Coach Fraine played his collegiate basketball career under Jimmy Roffler at Lower Columbia College. He has traveled around the globe pursuing his basketball dreams, including a tenure in Australia.

The Washington Rampage inaugural basketball season is set to kick off Nov. 12, at 7 p.m., with a  I-5 rivalry showdown against the Seattle Mountaineers.

For more information on dates, venue and times, please contact Kinshasa Martin at 206-766-0898, email Washigton-Rampagebasketball@yahoo.com or  go to their website www.WashingtonRampage.com.

For information, please visit www.abalive.com.

 

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