Shaun Scott

The view from the Little Si hiking trail summit. Photo courtesy of James Martin

Aspiring for the pinnacle on the trail

Sportswriter Shaun Scott goes hiking on Labor Day weekend.

 

The Eastlake Wolves volleyball team is led by senior outside hitter Lauren Martin, left, and junior outside hitter Anna Ilstrup, right. Former Eastlake assistant coach Mike Knapick (center) is in his first season leading the Wolves varsity program. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Wolves are poised to dominate on the volleyball court

Eastlake is striving to return to the Class 4A state tournament this fall.

 

Skyline Spartans senior Katie Biscocho (pictured) had two of the Spartans final five points in the fourth set. Skyline defeated Mercer Island 3-1 in a non-league matchup on Sept. 12 on Mercer Island. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Skyline conquers Mercer Island in nonleague volleyball matchup

Spartans earn victory on the road against the Islanders.

 

Issaquah Eagles senior wide receiver Lucas Senatore, right, holds on to the ball while Mercer Island defensive back Hunter Johnson, left, tries to dislodge the ball. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Islanders earn victory on the road against the Eagles

Issaquah defense plays well despite loss to Mercer Island.

Issaquah Eagles senior wide receiver Lucas Senatore, right, holds on to the ball while Mercer Island defensive back Hunter Johnson, left, tries to dislodge the ball. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
The Eastlake Wolves girls soccer team conducts a Monday morning practice sessions on Aug. 27 in Sammamish. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Eastlake is looking to contend in the formidable 4A KingCo Conference

Wolves are prepared for the 2018 soccer season on the pitch.

The Eastlake Wolves girls soccer team conducts a Monday morning practice sessions on Aug. 27 in Sammamish. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Skyline senior quarterback Joe Green, who will play college football at Harvard next season, takes a deep drop before throwing a screen pass during practice on Aug. 16 in Sammamish. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Soaring Spartans have a talented roster on gridiron

Team depth is a strength for Skyline.

Skyline senior quarterback Joe Green, who will play college football at Harvard next season, takes a deep drop before throwing a screen pass during practice on Aug. 16 in Sammamish. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Eastlake Wolves quarterback Jackson Proctor, left, scrambles for extra yardage during the second day of practice on Aug. 16 in Sammamish. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Eastlake football team focuses on the fundamentals

Wolves’ strength will be on the offensive and defensive line.

Eastlake Wolves quarterback Jackson Proctor, left, scrambles for extra yardage during the second day of practice on Aug. 16 in Sammamish. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Issaquah Eagles senior quarterback Trevor Morine is a dual threat signal caller. Morine has a strong arm and an amazing ability to make defenders miss in the open field. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles’ mantra is team camaraderie

Trevor Morine is a playmaker at the quarterback position.

Issaquah Eagles senior quarterback Trevor Morine is a dual threat signal caller. Morine has a strong arm and an amazing ability to make defenders miss in the open field. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Eastside Catholic Crusaders wide receiver Gee Scott Jr. hauls in a deep pass from assistant coach Greg Prator on the second day of practice. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Crusaders are striving to return to the mountaintop

Eastside Catholic will open season against Oaks Christian at The Honor Bowl.

Eastside Catholic Crusaders wide receiver Gee Scott Jr. hauls in a deep pass from assistant coach Greg Prator on the second day of practice. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Issaquah Eagles head coach Rob Reese earned his 400th career win courtesy of the 4-2 victory against the Skyline Spartans. Reese has coached the Eagles baseball program for the past 25 years. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Catching up with coach Reese

Longtime Issaquah Eagles head baseball coach Rob Reese has accumulated 400 victories in 25 seasons.

Issaquah Eagles head coach Rob Reese earned his 400th career win courtesy of the 4-2 victory against the Skyline Spartans. Reese has coached the Eagles baseball program for the past 25 years. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography
The Eastside Lions varsity rugby squad (pictured) earned third place at Nationals in Kansas City this past May. Photo courtesy of Hugh Gladner

Eastside Lions rugby club is thriving on the Eastside

Lions varsity squad earns third place at nationals.

The Eastside Lions varsity rugby squad (pictured) earned third place at Nationals in Kansas City this past May. Photo courtesy of Hugh Gladner

Flame fastpitch team wins national championship

Issaquah-based softball team finishes 2018 season with 73 victories.

Members of the Issaquah Little League 11U all-star baseball team celebrate after winning the state championship on July 21 at PacWest Little League fields in SeaTac. Photo courtesy of Mike Leaird

State championship attained on the diamond

Issaquah Little League 11U all-star team finishes the 2018 season undefeated.

Members of the Issaquah Little League 11U all-star baseball team celebrate after winning the state championship on July 21 at PacWest Little League fields in SeaTac. Photo courtesy of Mike Leaird
Sound Publishing sportswriter Shaun Scott poses for a quick picture with members of the Bellevue Christian Vikings football team following a weight training session on July 19 at Bellevue Christian School in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Todd Green

An undoubtedly memorable experience

Working out with the Bellevue Christian Vikings football team was a formidable test.

Sound Publishing sportswriter Shaun Scott poses for a quick picture with members of the Bellevue Christian Vikings football team following a weight training session on July 19 at Bellevue Christian School in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Todd Green
The Eastlake Little League Juniors softball all-star team, which is made of players from 13-14 years of age, competed at the Western Regional Championship tournament in Tucson, Arizona. The Snow Canyon Little League all-star softball team defeated Eastlake 12-2 in the Western Regional Championship game on July 19. Photo courtesy of Ken Cardwell

Eastlake softball team loses to Snow Canyon in regional championship game

Eastside squad finishes one game shy of reaching the Junior Softball World Series in Kirkland.

The Eastlake Little League Juniors softball all-star team, which is made of players from 13-14 years of age, competed at the Western Regional Championship tournament in Tucson, Arizona. The Snow Canyon Little League all-star softball team defeated Eastlake 12-2 in the Western Regional Championship game on July 19. Photo courtesy of Ken Cardwell

Eastlake football camp is a staple of Sammamish

Current Wolves players lead the way at annual camp.

Longtime Issaquah Little League volunteer Terry Dodd, right, earned the Little League International Volunteer of the Year on June 13. Dodd will fly to Williamsport, Pennsylvania for the Little League World Series this August.
                                Photo courtesy of Jay Clark

Dodd attains a coveted honor

Avid volunteer earns an achievement of a lifetime.

Longtime Issaquah Little League volunteer Terry Dodd, right, earned the Little League International Volunteer of the Year on June 13. Dodd will fly to Williamsport, Pennsylvania for the Little League World Series this August.
                                Photo courtesy of Jay Clark
The Sammamish Little League 10U all-star team defeated the North Bothell all-stars 5-0 in state championship game on July 14.
                                Photo courtesy of Edward Goldthwait

10U all-star baseball team wins a state championship

Sammamish Little League squad finishes the summer with an undefeated record.

The Sammamish Little League 10U all-star team defeated the North Bothell all-stars 5-0 in state championship game on July 14.
                                Photo courtesy of Edward Goldthwait

Going outside of the comfort zone

Sound Publishing sportswriter Shaun Scott discusses his affinity for hot yoga.

The Eastlake High School boys basketball youth camp took place from July 9-12 at Eastlake High School in Sammamish.
                                Photo courtesy of Eastlake Wolves boys basketball program

Eastlake boys basketball camp is a tradition in Sammamish

Current players mentor future Wolves on the hardwood.

The Eastlake High School boys basketball youth camp took place from July 9-12 at Eastlake High School in Sammamish.
                                Photo courtesy of Eastlake Wolves boys basketball program