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                                Issaquah High School 2017 graduate Kaylene Pang (pictured on right), who will be a sophomore defender on the University of Washington Huskies women’s soccer team when it opens up regular season action this fall, competes against Seattle University in a spring game on April 12 in Seattle. Pang made 10 appearances off of the bench during her freshman season in 2017.

Pang is looking to make a sizable impact in sophomore season

Issaquah 2017 grad made 10 appearances as a freshman last fall for the Huskies.

  • Apr 23, 2018

 

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                                Skyline 2014 graduate Crystal Anderson celebrates after her team (Claremont-Mudd-Scripps) won the NCAA Division-III volleyball national championship on Nov. 18, 2017 in Grant Rapids, Michigan.

Catching up with Crystal

Skyline 2014 graduate experiences thrill of winning national championship.

 

Eagles lose to Wildcats in KingCo 4A baseball contest

Issaquah offense struggles to get on track against Mount Si.

 

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                                Eastside Catholic Crusaders senior first baseman/designated hitter Bryson Beltran has the best batting average on his team through 10 games.

Beltran is pulverizing pitches at the plate for the Crusaders

Eastside Catholic senior will continue baseball career at Gonzaga in 2019.

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                                Eastside Catholic Crusaders senior first baseman/designated hitter Bryson Beltran has the best batting average on his team through 10 games.
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                                Issaquah Eagles midfielder Dawson Oen, left, controls the ball while being defended by Mount Si midfielder Jared Davies, right, in a matchup between KingCo 4A soccer teams on April 13.

Eagles boys soccer team earns shutout against Wildcats

Issaquah captures ninth win on soccer pitch.

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                                Issaquah Eagles midfielder Dawson Oen, left, controls the ball while being defended by Mount Si midfielder Jared Davies, right, in a matchup between KingCo 4A soccer teams on April 13.
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                                In battle between the top two KingCo 4A boys soccer squads, the Skyline Spartans attained a monumental triumph. Skyline registered a 1-0 win against the Issaquah Eagles on April 6. The Spartans improved their overall record to 6-0-2 with the victory while Issaquah dropped to 7-1. Skyline defender Sam Jarvis (pictured) controls the ball against Issaquah during the matchup between rivals.

Spartans earn victory against Eagles on soccer pitch

Skyline remains undefeated thus far in the 2018 season.

  • Apr 10, 2018
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                                In battle between the top two KingCo 4A boys soccer squads, the Skyline Spartans attained a monumental triumph. Skyline registered a 1-0 win against the Issaquah Eagles on April 6. The Spartans improved their overall record to 6-0-2 with the victory while Issaquah dropped to 7-1. Skyline defender Sam Jarvis (pictured) controls the ball against Issaquah during the matchup between rivals.
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                                Issaquah Eagles softball player Athena Benjamin gets caught between the basepaths against the Mount Si Wildcats in a KingCo 4A contest on April 5. Mount Si defeated Issaquah, 6-4.

Eagles comeback bid falls just short against Wildcats

Issaquah nearly completes comeback.

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                                Issaquah Eagles softball player Athena Benjamin gets caught between the basepaths against the Mount Si Wildcats in a KingCo 4A contest on April 5. Mount Si defeated Issaquah, 6-4.
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                                Issaquah Eagles senior pitcher Torin Crockett said the Eagles goal during the 2018 season is to capture a Class 4A state championship this May.

Eagles’ hurler Crockett is poised on the hill

Issaquah baseball team is currently in first place in the KingCo 4A division.

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                                Issaquah Eagles senior pitcher Torin Crockett said the Eagles goal during the 2018 season is to capture a Class 4A state championship this May.
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                                The Mercer Island Islanders boys lacrosse team registered a 12-5 victory against the Issaquah Eagles on March 30 at Issaquah High School. Issaquah player Max Dahlquist scored a team-high three goals in the loss. Issaquah currently has an overall record of 6-3.

Mercer Island captures victory against Issaquah boys lacrosse squad

Max Dahlquist scored a team-high three goals in the loss.

  • Apr 3, 2018
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                                The Mercer Island Islanders boys lacrosse team registered a 12-5 victory against the Issaquah Eagles on March 30 at Issaquah High School. Issaquah player Max Dahlquist scored a team-high three goals in the loss. Issaquah currently has an overall record of 6-3.

Issaquah’s Burdette is in a sprinting state of mind

Eagle senior will run for Cornell University next season.

It’s a rugby time of year

Rugby season is rolling in the Northwest. The Eastside’s Panthers Youth Rugby Club is sporting teams in the U10, U12 and U14 divisions. For information,… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2018
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                                Skyline Spartans shortstop Taylor Juenke, left, hustles to tag second base while Issaquah sophomore Kendal Gentzen slides into second base in a contest between KingCo 4A rivals on March 30 at Issaquah High School.

Spartans earn victory on the road against Eagles

Skyline fends off Issaquah rally.

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                                Skyline Spartans shortstop Taylor Juenke, left, hustles to tag second base while Issaquah sophomore Kendal Gentzen slides into second base in a contest between KingCo 4A rivals on March 30 at Issaquah High School.
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                                The Skyline Spartans and Eastlake Wolves battled to a 1-1 tie in a KingCo 4A boys soccer matchup on March 30 in Sammamish. Skyline currently has an overall record of 4-0-2. Eastlake currently has an overall record of 4-1-2. Eastlake midfielder Harri Eames, left, and Skyline senior Joseph Camp, right, battle for possession of the ball in the above picture.

Stalemate on the soccer field

Eastlake, Skyline battle to a 1-1 draw.

  • Apr 1, 2018
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                                The Skyline Spartans and Eastlake Wolves battled to a 1-1 tie in a KingCo 4A boys soccer matchup on March 30 in Sammamish. Skyline currently has an overall record of 4-0-2. Eastlake currently has an overall record of 4-1-2. Eastlake midfielder Harri Eames, left, and Skyline senior Joseph Camp, right, battle for possession of the ball in the above picture.
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                                Issaquah Eagles first baseman Jared Jongejan prepares to receive a throw on a pickoff attempt from pitcher Torin Crockett in a game against the Mount Si Wildcats on March 28 at Bannerwood Park in Bellevue.

Eagles conquer rival Wildcats in showdown on the diamond

Issaquah pitcher Torin Crockett goes the distance on the hill.

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                                Issaquah Eagles first baseman Jared Jongejan prepares to receive a throw on a pickoff attempt from pitcher Torin Crockett in a game against the Mount Si Wildcats on March 28 at Bannerwood Park in Bellevue.

Issaquah long-distance victory

Issaquah High’s Luke George heads for the finish line during his 1,600-meter victory on March 29 at Bothell High. He won with a personal-best time… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2018

Playing multiple sports creates better, healthier kids, says physical therapist

Special to the Reporter In an era of specialization in sports involving athletes of all ages, physical therapist and DPT, Anna Friedman, joins most medical… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2018
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                                Issaquah Eagles forward Jacob Barsher controls the ball while being guarded by Mount Si’s Inaki McCarthy in the first half of play. Issaquah defeated Mount Si 2-0 in overtime on March 24 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah.

Eagles remain undefeated on the soccer pitch

Issaquah senior Grant Williams takes charge in overtime.

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                                Issaquah Eagles forward Jacob Barsher controls the ball while being guarded by Mount Si’s Inaki McCarthy in the first half of play. Issaquah defeated Mount Si 2-0 in overtime on March 24 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah.
Zach Huang. Photo courtesy of 2018 Drive, Chip & Putt

Huang swings to Augusta for the 2018 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals

Sammamish resident will compete in the male age 10-11 group.

  • Mar 27, 2018
Zach Huang. Photo courtesy of 2018 Drive, Chip & Putt

Seattle deserves to host World Cup 2026 matches, according to local soccer aficionados

FIFA will decide where the 48-team event lands in June.

Photo courtesy of Tina Smith
                                The Issaquah Select seventh grade Gold boys basketball team captured first place at the 2018 Washington Middle School Basketball Championship in Spokane on March 18. The tournament, which featured a plethora of teams competing in their respective divisions between fourth and eighth grade, took place from March 14-18. The Issaquah Gold defeated the Skyline Silver, 54-51, in the championship matchup. Issaquah Gold guard Mark Longo nailed a 3-pointer, lifting his team to a victory. The championship squad was coached by Brian Johnson. Members of the Issaquah Gold roster consisted of Toby Keeler, Will Stroh, Wyatt Dow, Bennett Olujic, Tate Smith, Kolby Benson, Mark Longo, Chase Dietiker, William Kodosky, Brett Sanders and Spencer Blumenthal.

Issaquah seventh grade hoops squad wins state title

Local squad brings home hardware from Spokane.

  • Mar 26, 2018
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                                The Issaquah Select seventh grade Gold boys basketball team captured first place at the 2018 Washington Middle School Basketball Championship in Spokane on March 18. The tournament, which featured a plethora of teams competing in their respective divisions between fourth and eighth grade, took place from March 14-18. The Issaquah Gold defeated the Skyline Silver, 54-51, in the championship matchup. Issaquah Gold guard Mark Longo nailed a 3-pointer, lifting his team to a victory. The championship squad was coached by Brian Johnson. Members of the Issaquah Gold roster consisted of Toby Keeler, Will Stroh, Wyatt Dow, Bennett Olujic, Tate Smith, Kolby Benson, Mark Longo, Chase Dietiker, William Kodosky, Brett Sanders and Spencer Blumenthal.