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Issaquah sophomore McKenna Minnoch (pictured) carried the ball down the field against the Wolverines. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Wolverines conquer Issaquah in girls lacrosse matchup

The Bellevue Wolverines earned a 11-8 win against Issaquah in a girls lacrosse contest between rival squads on March 16 at Bellevue High School. Issaquah… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2019

 

Issaquah Eagles junior shortstop Tyler Reese relishes the role of leading the infield for his team. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Reese is a rising star on the diamond

Tyler Reese always wanted to be a part of the Issaquah Eagles baseball program ever since he was a little kid. Reese’s father Rob is… Continue reading

 

Issaquah Eagles senior McKenna Malone, who will bat in the fifth spot in the batting order during the 2019 season, loves leading her youthful team on the softball field. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Savvy outfielder leads the Eagles

McKenna Malone is the lone senior on the Issaquah softball squad.

 

Panthers Youth Rugby holds spring registration

Panthers Youth Rugby is holding spring registration for players in grades 1-12. To register, visit www.panthersyouthrugby.com. The action this spring will take place from 5-7… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019
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

Locals sign national letters of intent

A host of Eastside Catholic seniors sign their commitment letters to play collegiate sports on national letter of intent signing day last month. They are,… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2019

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.

Auburn Riverside defenders bring down Kennedy Catholic’s Junior Alexander during North Puget Sound League Mountain Division action in Oct. 2018 at Auburn Memorial Stadium. Photo by Rachel Ciampi/Auburn Reporter

Lawmakers push concussion awareness and best practices in sports

SB 5238 requires University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center to compile research data

  • Feb 22, 2019
Auburn Riverside defenders bring down Kennedy Catholic’s Junior Alexander during North Puget Sound League Mountain Division action in Oct. 2018 at Auburn Memorial Stadium. Photo by Rachel Ciampi/Auburn Reporter
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

Gref nails second-place diving finish at state

Freshman leads the way for Eagles in Federal Way.

Flying through the pool

Mount Si junior Nathan Harris competes in the 100 butterfly B final at the 4A state meet on Saturday at the King County Aquatics Center… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2019

Soccer and hockey take center stage on vacation / Sports Scene

When you’re on vacation, you might as well pack as many vital activities into your schedule as you can, right? Sometimes, the docket lengthens as… Continue reading

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 grappler Mitchell Barnes pinned North Creek wrestler Daniel Shapovalov in the second round of the 4A KingCo 285-pound championship match. Barnes had an overall record of 4-0 at the tournament. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Barnes pins Shapovalov in 285-pound 4A KingCo title match

Issaquah Eagles grappler Mitchell Barnes pinned North Creek wrestler Daniel Shapovalov in the second round of the 4A KingCo 285-pound championship match. Barnes had an… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2019
Issaquah Eagles grappler Mitchell Barnes pinned North Creek wrestler Daniel Shapovalov in the second round of the 4A KingCo 285-pound championship match. Barnes had an overall record of 4-0 at the tournament. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography