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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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                                Eastside Catholic Crusaders junior volleyball player Renee DePencier-Piñero was named the October female athlete of the month for the second annual MaxPreps High School Athlete of the Month award, which was presented by the United States Marine Corps on Nov. 8.
                                “MaxPreps congratulates Renee DePencier-Piñero on being named high school athlete of the month,” MaxPreps Founder/President Andy Beal said in a press release. “High school sports are designed to build character and foster teamwork and a competitive spirit in our nation’s young people. The MaxPreps High School Athlete of the Month represents those outstanding qualities that make not just great athletes, but more importantly fine citizens. MaxPreps is proud to honor these fine student-athletes in collaboration with the United States Marine Corps.”
                                Daniel Arcand of the Washington United States Marine Corps presented DePencier-Piñero with the MaxPreps Athlete of the Month trophy on Nov. 8 during a lunch assembly at Eastside Catholic School.

DePencier-Piñero earns a coveted honor

Eastside Catholic Crusaders junior volleyball player Renee DePencier-Piñero was named the October female athlete of the month for the second annual MaxPreps High School Athlete… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2017

 

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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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                                Local Cross Country runners showed off their skills at the 19th annual Nike Border Clash 5K run at the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon on Nov. 18. In boys action, Eastlake Wolves senior Nate Pendleton captured ninth place at the meet. Issaquah’s Luke George finished in 14th place. In the girls meet, Skyline’s Geneva Schlepp earned 15th place individually. Issaquah’s Kenna Clawson cruised to a 24th place finish and Issaquah senior Sami Corman nabbed 41st place. Schlepp, Corman, Clawson, George, Pendleton and Mount Si’s Joe Waskom are pictured in the above photo.

Eastside runners compete at coveted event

Local Cross Country runners showed off their skills at the 19th annual Nike Border Clash 5K run at the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2017
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                                Local Cross Country runners showed off their skills at the 19th annual Nike Border Clash 5K run at the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon on Nov. 18. In boys action, Eastlake Wolves senior Nate Pendleton captured ninth place at the meet. Issaquah’s Luke George finished in 14th place. In the girls meet, Skyline’s Geneva Schlepp earned 15th place individually. Issaquah’s Kenna Clawson cruised to a 24th place finish and Issaquah senior Sami Corman nabbed 41st place. Schlepp, Corman, Clawson, George, Pendleton and Mount Si’s Joe Waskom are pictured in the above photo.
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                                The Garfield Bulldogs defeated the Eastside Catholic Crusaders 13-10 in double overtime in a Class 3A football quarterfinal matchup on Nov. 17 at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. The Crusaders finished the 2017 season with an overall record of 10-1. Eastside Catholic sophomore tight end DJ Rogers, left, gets tackled by Garfield defensive back Tre’Shaun Harrison, right, during the game on Nov. 17.

Bulldogs defeat Crusaders in Class 3A quarterfinals

The Garfield Bulldogs defeated the Eastside Catholic Crusaders 13-10 in double overtime in a Class 3A football quarterfinal matchup on Nov. 17 at Memorial Stadium… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017
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                                The Garfield Bulldogs defeated the Eastside Catholic Crusaders 13-10 in double overtime in a Class 3A football quarterfinal matchup on Nov. 17 at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. The Crusaders finished the 2017 season with an overall record of 10-1. Eastside Catholic sophomore tight end DJ Rogers, left, gets tackled by Garfield defensive back Tre’Shaun Harrison, right, during the game on Nov. 17.
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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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                                Skyline senior Geneva Schlepp, left and Issaquah senior Sami Corman, right, put together prolific performances at the Class 4A girls state Cross Country meet Nov. 4 at Willows Run Golf Course in Pasco. Schlepp captured fifth place with a time of 18:01.3. Corman earned ninth place with a time of 18:27.3. Issaquah’s Kenna Clawson earned eighth place individually with a time of 18:25.2.

Cross Country athletes thrive at Class 4A state championships

Skyline senior Geneva Schlepp, left and Issaquah senior Sami Corman, right, put together prolific performances at the Class 4A girls state Cross Country meet Nov.… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017
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                                Skyline senior Geneva Schlepp, left and Issaquah senior Sami Corman, right, put together prolific performances at the Class 4A girls state Cross Country meet Nov. 4 at Willows Run Golf Course in Pasco. Schlepp captured fifth place with a time of 18:01.3. Corman earned ninth place with a time of 18:27.3. Issaquah’s Kenna Clawson earned eighth place individually with a time of 18:25.2.
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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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                                The Eastlake Wolves girls and boys Cross Country teams were well represented at the Class 4A state meet on Nov. 4 at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco. Eastlake senior Nate Pendleton captured fourth place in the Class 4A boys division, clocking a time of 15:16.40. Eastlake senior Brooke Manson captured 20th place in the Class 4A girls division, tallying a time of 18:42.30. Eastlake boys head coach Troy Anderson, Pendleton, Manson, assistant coach Tracy Felton and Eastlake girls head coach Jody Anderson are pictured in the above photo.

Eastlake runners perform well at Class 4A state meet

The Eastlake Wolves girls and boys Cross Country teams were well represented at the Class 4A state meet on Nov. 4 at Sun Willows Golf… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017
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                                The Eastlake Wolves girls and boys Cross Country teams were well represented at the Class 4A state meet on Nov. 4 at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco. Eastlake senior Nate Pendleton captured fourth place in the Class 4A boys division, clocking a time of 15:16.40. Eastlake senior Brooke Manson captured 20th place in the Class 4A girls division, tallying a time of 18:42.30. Eastlake boys head coach Troy Anderson, Pendleton, Manson, assistant coach Tracy Felton and Eastlake girls head coach Jody Anderson are pictured in the above photo.
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                                The Eastside Catholic Crusaders volleyball team earned fourth place at the Class 3A state volleyball tournament on Nov. 11 at the Toyota Center in Kennewick. Eastside Catholic had an overall record of 2-2 at the state tourney, registering victories against Timberline and Ferndale. The Crusaders lost to Capital in the Class 3A semifinals and Mount Spokane in the third/fourth place contest. Eastside Catholic finished the 2017 season with an overall record of 19-6.

Eastside Catholic captures fourth place at Class 3A state volleyball tournament

The Eastside Catholic Crusaders volleyball team earned fourth place at the Class 3A state volleyball tournament on Nov. 11 at the Toyota Center in Kennewick.… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017
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                                The Eastside Catholic Crusaders volleyball team earned fourth place at the Class 3A state volleyball tournament on Nov. 11 at the Toyota Center in Kennewick. Eastside Catholic had an overall record of 2-2 at the state tourney, registering victories against Timberline and Ferndale. The Crusaders lost to Capital in the Class 3A semifinals and Mount Spokane in the third/fourth place contest. Eastside Catholic finished the 2017 season with an overall record of 19-6.
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                                The Eastside Catholic Crusaders football team defeated Edmonds-Woodway 42-13 in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs on Nov. 10 at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. Crusaders’ sophomore wide receiver Gee Scott Jr (pictured) hauls in a touchdown pass despite tight coverage from an Edmonds-Woodway defensive back in the contest. Eastside Catholic (10-0) will face the Garfield Bulldogs in the Class 3A quarterfinals on Nov. 17 or Nov. 18.

Crusaders cruise past Edmonds-Woodway in first round of state football playoffs

The Eastside Catholic Crusaders football team defeated Edmonds-Woodway 42-13 in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs on Nov. 10 at Memorial Stadium… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2017
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                                The Eastside Catholic Crusaders football team defeated Edmonds-Woodway 42-13 in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs on Nov. 10 at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. Crusaders’ sophomore wide receiver Gee Scott Jr (pictured) hauls in a touchdown pass despite tight coverage from an Edmonds-Woodway defensive back in the contest. Eastside Catholic (10-0) will face the Garfield Bulldogs in the Class 3A quarterfinals on Nov. 17 or Nov. 18.
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                                The Skyline Spartans defeated the Bothell Cougars 31-28 in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs at Skyline High School in Sammamish on Nov. 10. Skyline defensive lineman Matthew Cindric (pictured) returns a fumble for a touchdown in the second quarter. Cindric finished the game with a team-high three sacks. Skyline will face Central Valley in the Class 4A quarterfinals on Nov. 17 or Nov. 18.

Skyline conquers Bothell in first round of Class 4A state playoffs

The Skyline Spartans defeated the Bothell Cougars 31-28 in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs at Skyline High School in Sammamish on… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2017
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                                The Skyline Spartans defeated the Bothell Cougars 31-28 in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs at Skyline High School in Sammamish on Nov. 10. Skyline defensive lineman Matthew Cindric (pictured) returns a fumble for a touchdown in the second quarter. Cindric finished the game with a team-high three sacks. Skyline will face Central Valley in the Class 4A quarterfinals on Nov. 17 or Nov. 18.
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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.
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                                The Skyline Spartans girls soccer team registered a 2-0 victory against the Rogers Rams in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs on Nov. 8 at Skyline High School in Sammamish. Skyline senior midfielder McKenna Ross, left, dribbled the ball down the field while being chased by a Rams player.

Skyline shuts out Rogers in first round of 4A state soccer playoffs

The Skyline Spartans girls soccer team registered a 2-0 victory against the Rogers Rams in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs on… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017
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                                The Skyline Spartans girls soccer team registered a 2-0 victory against the Rogers Rams in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs on Nov. 8 at Skyline High School in Sammamish. Skyline senior midfielder McKenna Ross, left, dribbled the ball down the field while being chased by a Rams player.

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

Eastlake, Skyline and Eastside Catholic to compete at state volleyball tourney

SPORTS ROUNDUP VOLLEYBALL Eastlake earns berth at Class 4A state tournament The Eastlake Wolves defeated the Skyline Spartans 3-2 in the KingCo 4A title game… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

Eastside Catholic advances to Class 3A state playoffs on gridiron

The Eastside Catholic Crusaders defeated the Stanwood Spartans 42-7 in a winner-to-state, loser-out football playoff game on Nov. 4 at Eastside Catholic School in Sammamish.… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017

Skyline clinches berth in Class 4A state football playoffs

The Skyline Spartans defeated the Enumclaw Hornets 42-7 in a winner-to-state, loser-out playoff game on Nov. 3. Skyline will face the Bothell Cougars in first… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

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

Spartans earn bragging rights against Eagles

The Skyline Spartans registered a 42-28 win against the Issaquah Eagles in the regular season finale on Oct. 27 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah.… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017