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                                The U-13 Issaquah FC Hot Tamales girls soccer team captured the Washington Recreational Cup courtesy of a 2-0 victory against Harbor Youth Soccer Club U-13 Crushers on Dec. 9 at the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila.

U-13 soccer squad captures a coveted championship

A dominant defense combined with a prolific offense propelled the U-13 Issaquah FC Hot Tamales girls soccer team to a championship on the soccer pitch.… Continue reading

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                                The U-13 Issaquah FC Hot Tamales girls soccer team captured the Washington Recreational Cup courtesy of a 2-0 victory against Harbor Youth Soccer Club U-13 Crushers on Dec. 9 at the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila.
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                                The Issaquah Eagles girls soccer team hoists the championship trophy following their 2-1 victory against the Central Valley Bears in the Class 4A girls soccer state title game on Nov. 18 at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup.

The year in sports in Issaquah, Sammamish

JANUARY Eagles grapplers cruise to win on senior night Senior night went according to plan for the Issaquah Eagles wrestling team against the Eastlake Wolves.… Continue reading

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                                The Issaquah Eagles girls soccer team hoists the championship trophy following their 2-1 victory against the Central Valley Bears in the Class 4A girls soccer state title game on Nov. 18 at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup.

A sturdy work ethic is synonymous with the sport of wrestling

My affinity for the sport of wrestling has never wavered since I began my career as a sports writer in 2005 at the Northern Kittitas… Continue reading

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                                Eastlake Wolves senior Jaxon Williams, left, plays stellar defense against Newport shooting guard Elliot Thompson. Newport defeated Eastlake 43-39 on Dec. 8 at Newport High School in Factoria.

Knights defeat Wolves in KingCo 4A boys hoops contest

A rally late in the fourth quarter unveiled by the Eastlake Wolves boys basketball team came up just short against the Newport Knights. Newport senior… Continue reading

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                                Eastlake Wolves senior Jaxon Williams, left, plays stellar defense against Newport shooting guard Elliot Thompson. Newport defeated Eastlake 43-39 on Dec. 8 at Newport High School in Factoria.
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                                Eastlake Wolves sophomore Keeli Burton, center, prepares to make a move toward the basket in the low post. Burton scored 16 points in Eastlake’s 70-52 victory against the Newport Knights on Dec. 8 at Newport High School in Factoria.

Wolves remain undefeated on the hardwood

The Eastlake Wolves girls basketball team is clicking on all cylinders in early season action. The Wolves, who advanced to the Class 4A state basketball… Continue reading

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                                Eastlake Wolves sophomore Keeli Burton, center, prepares to make a move toward the basket in the low post. Burton scored 16 points in Eastlake’s 70-52 victory against the Newport Knights on Dec. 8 at Newport High School in Factoria.
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                                Eastlake Wolves senior Brooke Manson, left, will run track at the University of Utah. Manson captured second place in the Class 4A state track meet 800-meter run this past May.

Manson will continue track career at the University of Utah

Eastlake Wolves senior Brooke Manson thrives in one of the most difficult races in the world of track and field. Manson, who captured second place… Continue reading

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                                Eastlake Wolves senior Brooke Manson, left, will run track at the University of Utah. Manson captured second place in the Class 4A state track meet 800-meter run this past May.
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                                The Issaquah Eagles girls soccer team hoists the championship trophy following their 2-1 victory against the Central Valley Bears in the Class 4A girls soccer state title game on Nov. 18 at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup.

Issaquah earns state soccer championship

In the immediate seconds following the final whistle signaling the end of the Class 4A state soccer championship game, Issaquah head coach Tom Bunnell was… Continue reading

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                                The Issaquah Eagles girls soccer team hoists the championship trophy following their 2-1 victory against the Central Valley Bears in the Class 4A girls soccer state title game on Nov. 18 at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup.
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                                Eastside Catholic Crusaders safety Malik Putney, right, makes a tackle against the O’Dea Fighting Irish in a contest earlier this season.

Putney patrols the secondary with passion

The last line of defense for the Eastside Catholic Crusaders football team packs a powerful punch. Crusaders’ senior safety Malik Putney is the heart and… Continue reading

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                                Eastside Catholic Crusaders safety Malik Putney, right, makes a tackle against the O’Dea Fighting Irish in a contest earlier this season.
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                                Issaquah Eagles players surround goalie Chloe Lang (yellow jersey) after she made two dramatic saves in a penalty kick shootout against the Puyallup Vikings. The Eagles outscored the Vikings 3-2 in the overtime shootout to capture a victory in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs.

Eagles prevail against Vikings in overtime thriller

The entire Issaquah Eagles girls soccer squad made a beeline for goalie Chloe Lang for a celebration of epic proportions. The outcome of the Class… Continue reading

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                                Issaquah Eagles players surround goalie Chloe Lang (yellow jersey) after she made two dramatic saves in a penalty kick shootout against the Puyallup Vikings. The Eagles outscored the Vikings 3-2 in the overtime shootout to capture a victory in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs.

Eagles tennis team finishes 2017 regular season undefeated

Perfection during the regular season was a reality for the Issaquah Eagles boys tennis team. The Eagles captured the KingCo 4A regular season title, cruising… Continue reading

Spartans girls soccer team earns KingCo 4A championship

Pure euphoria and joy was evident along the visitors side of the field following the final whistle of the KingCo 4A championship game between the… Continue reading

Longo is the leader of the Eagles

Issaquah Eagles senior midfielder Claudia Longo is the definition of a leader on the soccer field. Longo, who has committed to play collegiate soccer at… Continue reading

Crusaders cruise past Roughriders in regular season finale

When it was all over the Eastside Catholic Crusaders football team hoisted the Class 3A Metro League championship trophy for an unforgettable celebration. Eastside Catholic… Continue reading

Alexander anchors the Spartans stingy defense

Skyline Spartans senior defender Mariah Alexander is determined to see her team dominate in her final season of high school soccer in 2017. The Spartans,… Continue reading

Eagles volleyball team defeats Falcons in four sets

A setback in the second set didn’t derail the Issaquah Eagles volleyball team from capturing a victory against the Woodinville Falcons. Issaquah improved its overall… Continue reading

Thompson is a towering individual on the gridiron

When Eastlake Wolves senior offensive/defensive lineman Spencer Thompson reported for the very first day of spring practice sessions this past June, a surprise awaited him… Continue reading

Spartans shutout Wolves to stay undefeated

Domination is a word that is often utilized quite frequently in the world of sports at all levels. The Skyline Spartans girls soccer team have… Continue reading

Issaquah Eagles lose to Knights in KingCo 4A matchup

The Newport Knights football squad found themselves trailing by a touchdown after the first play of the game against the Issaquah Eagles in a battle… Continue reading

Hiking through the wilderness is a fantastic summer activity

The summer is slowly coming to a close with each passing day as fall is on the immediate horizon. It has been an abnormally sizzling… Continue reading

Eagles dominate Falcons on the soccer pitch

The Issaquah Eagles girls soccer team had waited more than 10 months for a rematch against the Woodinville Falcons. Woodinville, who defeated Issaquah 3-1 in… Continue reading