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Skyline Spartans senior quarterback Joe Green will be the undisputed leader of his football team this fall. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Green is a steadying force for the Spartans

Skyline senior quarterback is looking forward to the 2018 season.

 

Skyline Spartans sophomore wide receiver Karl Herrmann hauls in a pass during a spring football practice session on June 12 at Skyline High School in Sammamish. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Spartans’ talented roster has aspirations of advancing deep into the postseason

Skyline football team has a bevy of returners in 2018.

 

WIAA will use committees to seed prep football playoffs

Many coached weren’t satisfied with the traditional system that used district seeds and geography.

 

United Bid prevails: World Cup may be coming to Seattle in 2026

2018 Cup begins Thursday in Russia

Issaquah Little League hosted its annual championship day to mark the culmination of the spring season on June 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dodd Field in Issaquah. Four championship games took place in four different divisions consisting of AAA (baseball), Coast (baseball), Majors (baseball) and Coast (softball).
                                Teams winning titles included the Yankees (AAA baseball), the Mariners (Coast baseball), the Cardinals (Majors baseball) and the Huskies (Coast softball). Members of the Mariners championship winning team (pictured) celebrate after winning a title in the Coast division. Photo courtesy of Carmon Thumlert

Championship day on the diamond celebrates local all-stars

Issaquah Little League hosts season-ending celebration.

  • Jun 13, 2018
Issaquah Little League hosted its annual championship day to mark the culmination of the spring season on June 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dodd Field in Issaquah. Four championship games took place in four different divisions consisting of AAA (baseball), Coast (baseball), Majors (baseball) and Coast (softball).
                                Teams winning titles included the Yankees (AAA baseball), the Mariners (Coast baseball), the Cardinals (Majors baseball) and the Huskies (Coast softball). Members of the Mariners championship winning team (pictured) celebrate after winning a title in the Coast division. Photo courtesy of Carmon Thumlert
Eastlake Wolves senior Broc Stauffer hauls in a short pass before turning the ball upfield during a spring football practice session on June 5 in Sammamish.
                                Shaun Scott, staff photo

Wolves are optimistic on the gridiron

Eastlake looking to clinch a spot in the playoffs in 2018.

Eastlake Wolves senior Broc Stauffer hauls in a short pass before turning the ball upfield during a spring football practice session on June 5 in Sammamish.
                                Shaun Scott, staff photo

Crusaders baseball team earns third place at the state tournament

Eastside Catholic dominates Edmonds-Woodway in third-/fourth-place game.

Skyline Spartans senior Amber McGraw, right, competes in an event during the 2018 track season. McGraw will run cross country and track at Seattle Pacific University during the 2018-19 school year.
                                Photo courtesy of Tedesco Photography

McGraw overcomes adversity on the track

Skyline senior will run at Seattle Pacific University.

Skyline Spartans senior Amber McGraw, right, competes in an event during the 2018 track season. McGraw will run cross country and track at Seattle Pacific University during the 2018-19 school year.
                                Photo courtesy of Tedesco Photography
The Issaquah Eagles tennis doubles squad consisting of Charlie Suh and Lucas Pastor won the Class 4A state tournament on May 26 in Richland.
                                Photo courtesy of Patrick Nam

Issaquah doubles team wins state title

Freshmen Charlie Suh and Lucas Pastor attain a monumental achievement.

The Issaquah Eagles tennis doubles squad consisting of Charlie Suh and Lucas Pastor won the Class 4A state tournament on May 26 in Richland.
                                Photo courtesy of Patrick Nam
Photo courtesy of Steven Edwards
                                The Eastlake Wolves boys lacrosse team defeated the Skyline Spartans 15-10 in the 2018 Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association (WHSBLA) 4A championship game on May 26 at Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila.
                                Eastlake players Andrew Edwards, Simon Breecher and Anton Hvidtfeldt each scored a team-high three goals apiece in the victory. Nathan Sutter added two goals as well for the Wolves. Hunter Klinge, Adam Page, Reed Payne and Gavin Wallace also scored one goal apiece in the title game.

Wolves win 4A state lacrosse championship

Eastlake defeats rival Skyline in title game.

  • May 30, 2018
Photo courtesy of Steven Edwards
                                The Eastlake Wolves boys lacrosse team defeated the Skyline Spartans 15-10 in the 2018 Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association (WHSBLA) 4A championship game on May 26 at Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila.
                                Eastlake players Andrew Edwards, Simon Breecher and Anton Hvidtfeldt each scored a team-high three goals apiece in the victory. Nathan Sutter added two goals as well for the Wolves. Hunter Klinge, Adam Page, Reed Payne and Gavin Wallace also scored one goal apiece in the title game.
Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Eastside Catholic Crusaders sophomore Kate Jendrezak (pictured) finished in first place in the 800 with a time of 2:12.04 at the Class 3A state track meet on May 26 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Peninsula freshman Linsey Lovrovich finished in second place with a time of 2:12.30.

Jendrezak earns first place in the 800 at the Class 3A state track meet

Eastside Catholic sophomore wins a title in the 800.

  • May 29, 2018
Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Eastside Catholic Crusaders sophomore Kate Jendrezak (pictured) finished in first place in the 800 with a time of 2:12.04 at the Class 3A state track meet on May 26 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Peninsula freshman Linsey Lovrovich finished in second place with a time of 2:12.30.
Shaun Scott, staff photo
                                Skyline Spartans midfielder Dennis Bilginer, right, tries to maneuver around Pasco midfielder Kevin Meraz Rodriguez, left, in the first half of the Class 4A state soccer championship game on May 26 at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup. Pasco defeated Skyline 1-0 in overtime.

Bulldogs defeat Spartans in overtime thriller in title game

Skyline finishes the 2018 season with an overall record of 16-2-3.

Shaun Scott, staff photo
                                Skyline Spartans midfielder Dennis Bilginer, right, tries to maneuver around Pasco midfielder Kevin Meraz Rodriguez, left, in the first half of the Class 4A state soccer championship game on May 26 at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup. Pasco defeated Skyline 1-0 in overtime.
Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Issaquah Eagles senior Sami Corman earned first place in the 1600 at the Class 4A state meet on May 24 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Corman, who finished with a time of 4:50.76, finished .80 ahead of second place finisher Katie Thronson.

Corman captures first place in the 1600 at the Class 4A state meet

Issaquah senior wins a state title in the 1600.

  • May 26, 2018
Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Issaquah Eagles senior Sami Corman earned first place in the 1600 at the Class 4A state meet on May 24 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Corman, who finished with a time of 4:50.76, finished .80 ahead of second place finisher Katie Thronson.
Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Issaquah Eagles senior Joey Jensen earned first place with a toss of 57 feet, 8.25 inches in the shot put at the Class 4A state track meet on May 24 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

Jensen captures Class 4A shot put title

Issaquah senior domiantes at the state meet.

  • May 25, 2018
Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Issaquah Eagles senior Joey Jensen earned first place with a toss of 57 feet, 8.25 inches in the shot put at the Class 4A state track meet on May 24 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

Eastlake competes at the Class 4A state softball tournament

Wolves defeat Eastmont, lose to Auburn-Riverside and Puyallup.

  • May 25, 2018

Crusaders baseball team clinches berth in Class 3A state semifinals

Eastside Catholic registers clutch victories against Arlington, Bonney Lake to reach semifinals.

Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Issaquah Eagles senior thrower Joey Jensen captured first place in discus with a toss of a 177 feet, six inches at the Class 4A District II track championships on May 18 at the Southwest Athletic Complex in Seattle. Jensen’s toss was 42 feet further than the second place finisher (Logan Milks).

Jensen dominates at districts in discus

Issaquah senior earns first place with a toss of 177 feet, six inches.

  • May 21, 2018
Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Issaquah Eagles senior thrower Joey Jensen captured first place in discus with a toss of a 177 feet, six inches at the Class 4A District II track championships on May 18 at the Southwest Athletic Complex in Seattle. Jensen’s toss was 42 feet further than the second place finisher (Logan Milks).
Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Issaquah Eagles freshman Julia David-Smith (pictured) clocked a time of 10:38.48, earning first place in the 3200 at at the Class 4A District II track championships on May 18 at the Southwest Athletic Complex in Seattle. Issaquah senior Kenna Clawson finished in second place with a time of 11:07.34.

David-Smith wins district championship in the 3200

Issaquah freshman finishes 3200 with a time of 10:38.48.

  • May 21, 2018
Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Issaquah Eagles freshman Julia David-Smith (pictured) clocked a time of 10:38.48, earning first place in the 3200 at at the Class 4A District II track championships on May 18 at the Southwest Athletic Complex in Seattle. Issaquah senior Kenna Clawson finished in second place with a time of 11:07.34.
Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Issaquah Eagles senior Elise Burdette, center, registered a first place finish in the 400 with a time of 56.95 at the Class 4A District II track championships on May 18 at the Southwest Athletic Complex in Seattle.

Burdette wins district title in the 400

Elise Burdette finishes the 400 with a time of 56.95.

  • May 21, 2018
Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Issaquah Eagles senior Elise Burdette, center, registered a first place finish in the 400 with a time of 56.95 at the Class 4A District II track championships on May 18 at the Southwest Athletic Complex in Seattle.
Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Issaquah Eagles senior Luke George earned first place with ease turning in a time of 1:53.34 in the 800 at Class 4A District II track championships on May 18 at the Southwest Athletic Complex in Seattle.
                                George finished significantly ahead of the other competitors in the event. Bothell’s Brandon Simmons finished in second placewith a time of 1:57.7.

George cruises to victory in 800 at districts

Issaquah’s George turns in a dominating performance.

  • May 21, 2018
Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Issaquah Eagles senior Luke George earned first place with ease turning in a time of 1:53.34 in the 800 at Class 4A District II track championships on May 18 at the Southwest Athletic Complex in Seattle.
                                George finished significantly ahead of the other competitors in the event. Bothell’s Brandon Simmons finished in second placewith a time of 1:57.7.