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Crusaders will face Abes in regional playoff hoops contest

The O’Dea Fighting Irish boys basketball team earned a 55-52 victory against the Eastside Catholic Crusaders in the Class 3A SeaKing District II championship on… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

 

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                                Issaquah Eagles 113-pound wrestler Carson Tanner, right, embraces Issaquah assistant coach Manny Brown after defeating Hanford’s Hunter Murphey in the Class 4A 113-pound quarterfinal matchup. Tanner earned sixth place in the Class 4A 113-pound weight division. Brown was named KingCo 4A assistant coach of the year during the 2017-18 season.

Marvelous Mat Classic

Issaquah Eagles wrestling head coach Kirk Hyatt couldn’t had been more proud as the second day of the Mat Classic Class 4A state tournament winded… Continue reading

 

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                                Skyline senior forward Evan Alexander, left, tries to block Eastlake junior Yousef Elkugia. Skyline earned a 55-54 win against the Eastlake Wolves in a loser-out, KingCo 4A playoff matchup on Feb. 15.

Spartans earn win against Wolves with season on the line

The outcome of a rivalry matchup between the Eastlake Wolves and Skyline Spartans boys basketball teams came down to the final possession. With the Spartans… Continue reading

 

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                                Eastlake Wolves senior Cameron Edward, who will play college basketball at Pomona College next season, drives to the hoop against the Woodinville Falcons in the Class 4A KingCo tournament championship game on Feb. 15. Woodinville defeated Eastlake 75-61.

Falcons defeat Wolves in KingCo 4A tournament title game

For the second time during the 2017-18 season the Eastlake Wolves girls basketball team suffered a setback on the basketball court against the Woodinville Falcons.… Continue reading

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                                Eastlake Wolves senior Cameron Edward, who will play college basketball at Pomona College next season, drives to the hoop against the Woodinville Falcons in the Class 4A KingCo tournament championship game on Feb. 15. Woodinville defeated Eastlake 75-61.
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                                Skyline Spartans senior Carly Werner, left, plays defense in the paint against the Newport Knights in a loser-out, KingCo 4A playoff game. Skyline defeated Newport 72-57 on Feb. 15 at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland.

Spartans conquer Knights to keep their season alive

With the season on the line, Skyline Spartans senior girls basketball player Jade Loville delivered with a signature performance. Loville scored a game-high 37 points,… Continue reading

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                                Skyline Spartans senior Carly Werner, left, plays defense in the paint against the Newport Knights in a loser-out, KingCo 4A playoff game. Skyline defeated Newport 72-57 on Feb. 15 at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland.
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                                Eastlake Wolves senior point guard Gina Marxen embraces coaches and teammates after on senior night in the regular season finale against the Issaquah Eagles on Feb. 6.

Prolific point guard leads Wolves

Surveying the floor is something that comes naturally to Eastlake Wolves senior point guard Gina Marxen on the basketball court. Marxen has the proverbial keys… Continue reading

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                                Eastlake Wolves senior point guard Gina Marxen embraces coaches and teammates after on senior night in the regular season finale against the Issaquah Eagles on Feb. 6.
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                                Skyline Spartans wrestler Nick Beatty defeated Tahoma’s Gage Dress-Moran 10-5 in the 195-pound championship match at the Class 4A Region II tournament at Tahoma High School in Maple Valley on Feb. 10. Beatty will face Moses Lake senior Bailey Sanchez in the first round of the Mat Classic Class 4A state wrestling tournament 195-pound weight division on Feb. 16 at the Tacoma Dome.

Skyline’s Beatty earns regional title in the 195-pound weight class

Skyline Spartans wrestler Nick Beatty defeated Tahoma’s Gage Dress-Moran 10-5 in the 195-pound championship match at the Class 4A Region II tournament at Tahoma High… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2018
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                                Skyline Spartans wrestler Nick Beatty defeated Tahoma’s Gage Dress-Moran 10-5 in the 195-pound championship match at the Class 4A Region II tournament at Tahoma High School in Maple Valley on Feb. 10. Beatty will face Moses Lake senior Bailey Sanchez in the first round of the Mat Classic Class 4A state wrestling tournament 195-pound weight division on Feb. 16 at the Tacoma Dome.
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                                Skyline Spartans junior wrestler Kenta Despe, right, battles with Issaquah sophomore Carson Tanner, left in the 113-pound title match at the Class 4A Region II tournament at Tahoma High School in Maple Valley on Feb. 10. Despe defeated Tanner 7-3 in the matchup between rivals. Despe will face Riley Burgess (Moses Lake) in the first round of the Mat Classic Class 4A state tournament 113-pound weight division on Feb. 16 at the Tacoma Dome. Tanner will face Chase Poston (Olympia) in the first round of the tournament on Feb. 16 at the Tacoma Dome.

Despe defeats Issaquah’s Tanner in 113-pound title match at regional tournament

Skyline Spartans junior wrestler Kenta Despe, right, battles with Issaquah sophomore Carson Tanner, left in the 113-pound title match at the Class 4A Region II… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2018
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                                Skyline Spartans junior wrestler Kenta Despe, right, battles with Issaquah sophomore Carson Tanner, left in the 113-pound title match at the Class 4A Region II tournament at Tahoma High School in Maple Valley on Feb. 10. Despe defeated Tanner 7-3 in the matchup between rivals. Despe will face Riley Burgess (Moses Lake) in the first round of the Mat Classic Class 4A state tournament 113-pound weight division on Feb. 16 at the Tacoma Dome. Tanner will face Chase Poston (Olympia) in the first round of the tournament on Feb. 16 at the Tacoma Dome.
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                                Issaquah senior wrestler Kaleb Solusod (pictured) registered a 7-4 victory against Tahoma grappler Max Repenn in the 170-pound championship match at the Class 4A Region II tournament at Tahoma High School in Maple Valley on Feb. 10. Solusod will face Nathan Carnicle (Sumner) in the first round of the Mat Classic Class 4A state tournament 170-pound weight division on Feb. 16 at the Tacoma Dome.

Solusod captures championship at regional tournament

Issaquah senior wrestler Kaleb Solusod (pictured) registered a 7-4 victory against Tahoma grappler Max Repenn in the 170-pound championship match at the Class 4A Region… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2018
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                                Issaquah senior wrestler Kaleb Solusod (pictured) registered a 7-4 victory against Tahoma grappler Max Repenn in the 170-pound championship match at the Class 4A Region II tournament at Tahoma High School in Maple Valley on Feb. 10. Solusod will face Nathan Carnicle (Sumner) in the first round of the Mat Classic Class 4A state tournament 170-pound weight division on Feb. 16 at the Tacoma Dome.

Burton, Marxen earn KingCo 4A co-MVP honors

The KingCo 4A Conference recently announced their awards for the 2017-18 girls and boys basketball seasons. Eastlake girls basketball players Keeli Burton and Gina Marxen… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2018
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                                Issaquah’s Kaleb Solusod captured his second consecutive KingCo 4A tournament championship. Solusod defeated Bothell’s Jay Smith 9-4 in the 170-pound title match.

Eagles wrestling squad wins KingCo 4A tournament

The Issaquah Eagles wrestling team won the KingCo 4A tournament compiling 215.5 team points on Feb. 3 at North Creek High School. Issaquah, which outscored… Continue reading

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                                Issaquah’s Kaleb Solusod captured his second consecutive KingCo 4A tournament championship. Solusod defeated Bothell’s Jay Smith 9-4 in the 170-pound title match.
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                                Eastlake Wolves senior guard Gina Marxen, right, puts pressure on Newport guard Nicole Chan, left, as she dribbled the ball upcourt in a matchup between KingCo 4A teams on Feb. 1.

Wolves dominate Knights in KingCo 4A girls hoops showdown

A matchup between two of the top girls basketball teams in the KingCo 4A Conference was dominated by the Eastlake Wolves. Eastlake cruised to a… Continue reading

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                                Eastlake Wolves senior guard Gina Marxen, right, puts pressure on Newport guard Nicole Chan, left, as she dribbled the ball upcourt in a matchup between KingCo 4A teams on Feb. 1.

Skyline swim team continues winning streak

SPORTS ROUNDUP SWIMMING Skyline continues winning streak The Skyline Spartans cruised to a 116-62 victory against the Woodinville Falcons. It was the fourth consecutive win… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2018
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                                Issaquah sophomore forward Katie MacNary pulls down a rebound against the Newport Knights on Jan. 26. Newport defeated Issaquah 63-57 in the KingCo 4A matchup.

Eagles nearly complete comeback against Knights

The Issaquah Eagles girls basketball team just ran out of time against the Newport Knights. Issaquah, which trailed by 14 points at the end of… Continue reading

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                                Issaquah sophomore forward Katie MacNary pulls down a rebound against the Newport Knights on Jan. 26. Newport defeated Issaquah 63-57 in the KingCo 4A matchup.
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                                Issaquah Eagles senior guard Cam Roorda (No. 5) maneuvers around the Newport defense for a basket on Jan. 26 at Newport High School in Factoria. Newport defeated Issaquah 56-38.

Eagles lose to Knights in KingCo 4A matchup

A mere 13 days made all the difference for the Newport Knights boys basketball team against the Issaquah Eagles. The Knights lost to the Eagles… Continue reading

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                                Issaquah Eagles senior guard Cam Roorda (No. 5) maneuvers around the Newport defense for a basket on Jan. 26 at Newport High School in Factoria. Newport defeated Issaquah 56-38.
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                                Eastlake Wolves’ senior Nate Pendleton, center, will run track and Cross Country at Washington State University.

Pendleton will be a two-sport athlete at WSU

Running is a way of life for Eastlake Wolves’ senior Nate Pendleton. Pendleton, who announced in mid-January that he will compete for the Washington State… Continue reading

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                                Eastlake Wolves’ senior Nate Pendleton, center, will run track and Cross Country at Washington State University.
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                                Skyline Spartans senior basketball player Jade Loville (pictured) scored a game-high 31 points against the Issaquah Eagles on Jan. 19 at Issaquah High School. Skyline defeated Issaquah 57-47.

Bragging rights attained by Spartans

Skyline senior Jade Loville dominates against Issaquah

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                                Skyline Spartans senior basketball player Jade Loville (pictured) scored a game-high 31 points against the Issaquah Eagles on Jan. 19 at Issaquah High School. Skyline defeated Issaquah 57-47.
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                                The Issaquah Eagles boys basketball team won their third consecutive game courtesy of a 58-48 win against the Skyline Spartans in a rivalry contest on Jan. 19 in Issaquah. Issaquah improved its overall record to 8-7 with the win while Skyline dropped to 10-5 overall. Issaquah senior guard Cam Roorda (pictured) drives to the hoop against Skyline.

Issaquah defeats Skyline in KingCo 4A boys basketball matchup

The Issaquah Eagles boys basketball team won their third consecutive game courtesy of a 58-48 win against the Skyline Spartans in a rivalry contest on… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2018
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                                The Issaquah Eagles boys basketball team won their third consecutive game courtesy of a 58-48 win against the Skyline Spartans in a rivalry contest on Jan. 19 in Issaquah. Issaquah improved its overall record to 8-7 with the win while Skyline dropped to 10-5 overall. Issaquah senior guard Cam Roorda (pictured) drives to the hoop against Skyline.

Skyline wrestling team wins double dual against Bothell, North Creek

Sports Roundup WRESTLING Skyline defeats Bothell, North Creek in double dual The Skyline Spartans wrestling team registered a 42-27 victory against the Bothell Cougars and… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2018
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                                Eastlake junior forward Yousef Elkugia drives to the hoop while being guard by Skyline’s Evan Alexander. Eastlake defeated Skyline 51-43 in overtime on Jan. 12 in Sammamish.

Eastlake conquers Skyline in overtime thriller

The Eastlake Wolves boys basketball squad saw their 11-point lead against the Skyline Spartans completely evaporate in the fourth quarter. Skyline, which trailed 37-26 after… Continue reading

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                                Eastlake junior forward Yousef Elkugia drives to the hoop while being guard by Skyline’s Evan Alexander. Eastlake defeated Skyline 51-43 in overtime on Jan. 12 in Sammamish.