Shaun Scott

Sportswriter Shaun Scott writes about his friend Tyree Bell’s physical fitness journey.

A coveted goal is attained

Relentless work ethic pays dividends

Sportswriter Shaun Scott writes about his friend Tyree Bell’s physical fitness journey.
Issaquah Eagles senior center midfielder Josh Lee, who earned first-team all-league 4A KingCo honors during the 2018 season, is the undisputed leader of the team. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Lee controls the action on the soccer field

Issaquah senior embraces the role of leadership.

Issaquah Eagles senior center midfielder Josh Lee, who earned first-team all-league 4A KingCo honors during the 2018 season, is the undisputed leader of the team. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Optimism remains supreme in March for baseball fans

Home opener is on the horizon for the Seattle Mariners.

Issaquah Eagles senior pitcher/catcher Tyler Odegard is looking forward to the 2019 baseball season. The Eagles kicked off their first practice sessions of the 2019 season on Feb. 25. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Odegard enjoys running the show on the diamond

Issaquah senior leads his team from behind the plate.

Issaquah Eagles senior pitcher/catcher Tyler Odegard is looking forward to the 2019 baseball season. The Eagles kicked off their first practice sessions of the 2019 season on Feb. 25. Shaun Scott, staff photo
A view from the bleachers at the Mat Classic state wrestling tournament on Feb. 15, 2019. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Mat Classic is an amazing spectacle

A simply special experience at the Tacoma Dome.

A view from the bleachers at the Mat Classic state wrestling tournament on Feb. 15, 2019. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Grizzlies defeat Eagles in regional round

Issaquah finishes the 2018-19 season with 11 victories.

Issaquah Eagles 160-pound wrestler Cal Saper, right, captured three victories during the Mat Classic Class 4A state wrestling tournament on Feb. 15-16 at the Tacoma Dome. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Multitude of Eagles grapplers compete at the Mat Classic

Issaquah Eagles wrestling head coach Kirk Hyatt was beaming with pride during the Mat Classic Class 4A state tournament on Feb. 15-16 in Tacoma. The… Continue reading

Issaquah Eagles 160-pound wrestler Cal Saper, right, captured three victories during the Mat Classic Class 4A state wrestling tournament on Feb. 15-16 at the Tacoma Dome. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles wrestling head coach Kirk Hyatt (pictured in the yellow jacket) is in his 19th season as head coach of the wrestling program. Hyatt, who graduated from Issaquah High School in 1975, has lived in the same house just two miles outside of town for the past 36 years. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

A staple of the Issaquah region

Issaquah Eagles head wrestling coach Kirk Hyatt is a mainstay in the community.

Issaquah Eagles wrestling head coach Kirk Hyatt (pictured in the yellow jacket) is in his 19th season as head coach of the wrestling program. Hyatt, who graduated from Issaquah High School in 1975, has lived in the same house just two miles outside of town for the past 36 years. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles senior guard Brian Yoon is a steadying force for his basketball team in his final season of high school basketball. Shaun Scott, staff photo

The epitome of a team player

Issaquah senior Brian Yoon is a tenacious defender.

Issaquah Eagles senior guard Brian Yoon is a steadying force for his basketball team in his final season of high school basketball. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Issaquah Eagles wrestler Carson Tanner pinned Skyline’s Cole Turner in the 4A KingCo 126-pound championship match on Feb. 2 at North Creek High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Tanner topples opponents at 4A KingCo tourney

Carson Tanner earns an individual title.

Issaquah Eagles wrestler Carson Tanner pinned Skyline’s Cole Turner in the 4A KingCo 126-pound championship match on Feb. 2 at North Creek High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles wrestler Kamil Solowiej, left, pinned Skyline’s Jacon Inton in the second round of the 4A KingCo 152-pound championship match on Feb. 2 at North Creek High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Solowiej continues ascent to the pinnacle on the wrestling mat

Steady progression has been a staple of Issaquah Eagles senior 152-pound wrestler Kamil Solowiej’s wrestling career. Solowiej earned first place for the first time of… Continue reading

Issaquah Eagles wrestler Kamil Solowiej, left, pinned Skyline’s Jacon Inton in the second round of the 4A KingCo 152-pound championship match on Feb. 2 at North Creek High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles senior guard Luci Stewart (pictured) received a boisterous ovation after being subbed out of the game with 1:59 left in regulation against the Mount Si Wildcats. Stewart finished with a game-high 20 points on senior night in front of the hometown fans in her final regular season home game. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles girls basketball team conquers Wildcats on senior night

Issaquah senior Luci Stewart finishes with 20 points in home finale.

Issaquah Eagles senior guard Luci Stewart (pictured) received a boisterous ovation after being subbed out of the game with 1:59 left in regulation against the Mount Si Wildcats. Stewart finished with a game-high 20 points on senior night in front of the hometown fans in her final regular season home game. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles senior Jonathan Lo (pictured) attacks the basket against the Mount Si Wildcats. Mount Si defeated Issaquah 74-49 on Jan. 25 at Issaquah High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles lose to Wildcats on senior night

Issaquah senior Asa Taylor scores 14 points in final home game.

Issaquah Eagles senior Jonathan Lo (pictured) attacks the basket against the Mount Si Wildcats. Mount Si defeated Issaquah 74-49 on Jan. 25 at Issaquah High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah player Mason Sanford, right, plays formidable defense during the eighth annual Special Olympics basketball game on Jan. 17 at Issaquah High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

A tradition continues in Issaquah

Eighth annual Special Olympics basketball game brings the community together.

Issaquah player Mason Sanford, right, plays formidable defense during the eighth annual Special Olympics basketball game on Jan. 17 at Issaquah High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles junior wrestler Carson Tanner, who captured sixth place at the Mat Classic Class 4A state wrestling tournament last season in the 113-pound weight division, is determined to place at the state tournament this February in the 126-pound weight class. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Tanner topples his opponents on the mat

Issaquah junior has amassed 16 victories thus far this season.

Issaquah Eagles junior wrestler Carson Tanner, who captured sixth place at the Mat Classic Class 4A state wrestling tournament last season in the 113-pound weight division, is determined to place at the state tournament this February in the 126-pound weight class. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Issaquah Eagles sophomore Charlie Dietiker has recorded a double-double in three of his team’s last four games. Dietiker can play on the perimeter as well as in the paint for the Eagles. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Dietiker is a matchup nightmare for opponents

Issaquah sophomore is a utility player on the hardwood.

Issaquah Eagles sophomore Charlie Dietiker has recorded a double-double in three of his team’s last four games. Dietiker can play on the perimeter as well as in the paint for the Eagles. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Issaquah Eagles sophomore swimmer Chris Harig, who advanced to the Class 4A state meet in the 200 individual medley last season, is determined to return to the state swim meet this February. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Sensational sophomore swims swiftly in the pool

Chris Harig has competed in competitive swimming since he was 8 years old.

Issaquah Eagles sophomore swimmer Chris Harig, who advanced to the Class 4A state meet in the 200 individual medley last season, is determined to return to the state swim meet this February. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Issaquah Eagles volleyball player Sidney Cottrell (No. 7) celebrates with her teammates after they scored a point during the 2018 season. Cottrell, who was a junior during the 2018 season, earned Washington State Volleyball Coaches Association all-state, honorable mention honors for her play at the middle blocker position this past season. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Cottrell earns a coveted volleyball award

Issaquah Eagles middle blocker will be a senior leader during the 2019 season.

Issaquah Eagles volleyball player Sidney Cottrell (No. 7) celebrates with her teammates after they scored a point during the 2018 season. Cottrell, who was a junior during the 2018 season, earned Washington State Volleyball Coaches Association all-state, honorable mention honors for her play at the middle blocker position this past season. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Sportswriter Shaun Scott and his friends Brian Walker and Tony Walker met NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal at Big Chicken restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada on Nov. 24. Courtesy photo

A memorable Vegas trip

Sportswriter Shaun Scott meets one of the best NBA players to ever lace up sneakers.

Sportswriter Shaun Scott and his friends Brian Walker and Tony Walker met NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal at Big Chicken restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada on Nov. 24. Courtesy photo
Issaquah Eagles senior 152/160 pound wrestler Cal Saper, who was an alternate at the Mat Classic Class 4A state tournament as a junior, is determined to place at the state tourney in his weight division at the Mat Classic during his final year of high school wrestling. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Seizing control on the wrestling mat

Issaquah Eagles senior grappler Cal Saper is determined to compete at the Mat Classic.

Issaquah Eagles senior 152/160 pound wrestler Cal Saper, who was an alternate at the Mat Classic Class 4A state tournament as a junior, is determined to place at the state tourney in his weight division at the Mat Classic during his final year of high school wrestling. Shaun Scott, staff photo