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Issaquah Eagles senior setter Claire Hyun sets up a perfect pass to one of her teammates against the Woodinville Falcons on Oct. 17. Issaquah cruised to a 3-0 (25-10, 25-17, 25-13) victory on senior night. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles dominate Falcons on senior night

Issaquah senior Liz Gorski was unstoppable against Woodinville.

Issaquah Eagles senior setter Claire Hyun sets up a perfect pass to one of her teammates against the Woodinville Falcons on Oct. 17. Issaquah cruised to a 3-0 (25-10, 25-17, 25-13) victory on senior night. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Issaquah volleyball team continues to dominate

Eagles sweep Jaguars.

  • Oct 15, 2018
Issaquah players mob Sarah Kim, right, after she scored a goal in the 52nd minute, giving Issaquah a 2-1 lead against the Eastlake Wolves. Issaquah earned a 3-1 win against Eastlake on Oct. 11 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles soar past Wolves in rivalry matchup

Issaquah girls soccer team captures eighth victory of the 2018 season.

Issaquah players mob Sarah Kim, right, after she scored a goal in the 52nd minute, giving Issaquah a 2-1 lead against the Eastlake Wolves. Issaquah earned a 3-1 win against Eastlake on Oct. 11 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles quarterback Trevor Morine, center, unleashes a pass while being pressured by Mount Si defensive player Carlos Ortiz in the first half of play. Mount Si defeated Issaquah 38-6 on Oct. 5 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Wildcats defeat Eagles in 4A KingCo football matchup

Issaquah’s offense struggles in loss to Mount Si.

Issaquah Eagles quarterback Trevor Morine, center, unleashes a pass while being pressured by Mount Si defensive player Carlos Ortiz in the first half of play. Mount Si defeated Issaquah 38-6 on Oct. 5 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
The Issaquah Eagles cruised to a 3-0 victory against the Skyline Spartans in a rivalry matchup on the volleyball court on Oct. 3 in Sammamish. Issaquah junior Maya Patton, (No. 2), leaps into the air for the block at the net against Skyline. The Eagles improved their overall record to 7-1 with the victory. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Eagles sweep Spartans in 4A KingCo showdown

Issaquah earns seventh victory of the 2018 season.

  • Oct 4, 2018
The Issaquah Eagles cruised to a 3-0 victory against the Skyline Spartans in a rivalry matchup on the volleyball court on Oct. 3 in Sammamish. Issaquah junior Maya Patton, (No. 2), leaps into the air for the block at the net against Skyline. The Eagles improved their overall record to 7-1 with the victory. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography
Issaquah Eagles senior defender Kate Wilkinson connects on a header in a game earlier this season. Wilkinson has led the Eagles to a 5-0-1 record in early season action. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Wilkinson runs the show in the defensive backfield

Issaquah Eagles are looking to win the Class 4A state title for the second consecutive season.

Issaquah Eagles senior defender Kate Wilkinson connects on a header in a game earlier this season. Wilkinson has led the Eagles to a 5-0-1 record in early season action. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Seahawks legend Steve Largent: ‘Football was a life-saving event’

Q&A with the Hall of Fame wide receiver

Skyline assistant coach Brian Mogg (left), Skyline senior Matthew Mogg (center) and Skyline head coach Gary Mogg (right) have an undeniable passion for the sport of golf. Photo courtesy of Gary Mogg

It’s all in the family

Golf has created an unbreakable bond for the Moggs.

Skyline assistant coach Brian Mogg (left), Skyline senior Matthew Mogg (center) and Skyline head coach Gary Mogg (right) have an undeniable passion for the sport of golf. Photo courtesy of Gary Mogg

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day set for Oct. 6

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  • Sep 27, 2018
Skyline Spartans junior receiver Luke Rohleder (pictured) had two receiving touchdowns against the Newport Knights on Sept. 21 at Newport High School in Factoria. Skyline defeated Newport 50-21. Photo courtesy of Jim Nicholson

Skyline cruises to victory against Newport on the gridiron

Spartan offense gets on track against the Knights.

Skyline Spartans junior receiver Luke Rohleder (pictured) had two receiving touchdowns against the Newport Knights on Sept. 21 at Newport High School in Factoria. Skyline defeated Newport 50-21. Photo courtesy of Jim Nicholson

Eastlake volleyball team remains undefeated

Sports roundup for the Issaquah/Sammamish region.

  • Sep 24, 2018
The Issaquah Eagles earned a 1-0 victory against the Skyline Spartans in a 4A KingCo soccer contest between rivals on Sept. 22. Issaquah improved its overall record to 4-0-1 with the victory. Skyline dropped to 3-4-1 with the loss. Skyline sophomore Brooke Mayes, left, and Issaquah defender Riley Larson, right, battle for possession of a 50/50 ball during the game. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Eagles capture win against Spartans in rivalry soccer contest

Issaquah still hasn’t lost a game during the 2018 season thus far.

  • Sep 24, 2018
The Issaquah Eagles earned a 1-0 victory against the Skyline Spartans in a 4A KingCo soccer contest between rivals on Sept. 22. Issaquah improved its overall record to 4-0-1 with the victory. Skyline dropped to 3-4-1 with the loss. Skyline sophomore Brooke Mayes, left, and Issaquah defender Riley Larson, right, battle for possession of a 50/50 ball during the game. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Eastside Catholic to host seventh annual ‘No One Fights Alone’ event

Crusaders volleyball teams to host Bainbridge Island in volleyball matchup.

  • Sep 21, 2018
The view from the Little Si hiking trail summit. Photo courtesy of James Martin

Aspiring for the pinnacle on the trail

Sportswriter Shaun Scott goes hiking on Labor Day weekend.

The view from the Little Si hiking trail summit. Photo courtesy of James Martin
Issaquah Eagles senior cross country runner Sam Griffith captured first place with a time of 16:23.18 in a meet featuring the Mount Si Wildcats, Newport Knights and Issaquah squads on Sept. 12 at Kelsey Creek Park in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Griffith earns first place in early season cross country meet

Issaquah senior dominates against rivals.

  • Sep 14, 2018
Issaquah Eagles senior cross country runner Sam Griffith captured first place with a time of 16:23.18 in a meet featuring the Mount Si Wildcats, Newport Knights and Issaquah squads on Sept. 12 at Kelsey Creek Park in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles sophomore Julia David-Smith cruised to a first-place finish with a time of 19:24.67 at a cross country meet featuring the Newport Knights, Mount Si Wildcats and Issaquah squads on Sept. 12 at Kelsey Creek Park in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

David-Smith dominates in first meet of 2018 season

Issaquah sophomore earns first place with ease.

  • Sep 14, 2018
Issaquah Eagles sophomore Julia David-Smith cruised to a first-place finish with a time of 19:24.67 at a cross country meet featuring the Newport Knights, Mount Si Wildcats and Issaquah squads on Sept. 12 at Kelsey Creek Park in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
The Eastlake Wolves volleyball team is led by senior outside hitter Lauren Martin, left, and junior outside hitter Anna Ilstrup, right. Former Eastlake assistant coach Mike Knapick (center) is in his first season leading the Wolves varsity program. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Wolves are poised to dominate on the volleyball court

Eastlake is striving to return to the Class 4A state tournament this fall.

The Eastlake Wolves volleyball team is led by senior outside hitter Lauren Martin, left, and junior outside hitter Anna Ilstrup, right. Former Eastlake assistant coach Mike Knapick (center) is in his first season leading the Wolves varsity program. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Skyline Spartans senior Katie Biscocho (pictured) had two of the Spartans final five points in the fourth set. Skyline defeated Mercer Island 3-1 in a non-league matchup on Sept. 12 on Mercer Island. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Skyline conquers Mercer Island in nonleague volleyball matchup

Spartans earn victory on the road against the Islanders.

Skyline Spartans senior Katie Biscocho (pictured) had two of the Spartans final five points in the fourth set. Skyline defeated Mercer Island 3-1 in a non-league matchup on Sept. 12 on Mercer Island. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
The Skyline Spartans girls soccer team earned a 2-1 victory against the North Creek Jaguars on Sept. 5 in Sammamish. Skyline improved its overall record to 2-1 with the win. Skyline sophomore defender Elle Cowin, left, battles with a North Creek player for possession of the ball. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Spartans earn win against Jaguars in KingCo 4A matchup

Skyline captures second victory of the 2018 season.

  • Sep 10, 2018
The Skyline Spartans girls soccer team earned a 2-1 victory against the North Creek Jaguars on Sept. 5 in Sammamish. Skyline improved its overall record to 2-1 with the win. Skyline sophomore defender Elle Cowin, left, battles with a North Creek player for possession of the ball. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography
Issaquah Eagles senior wide receiver Lucas Senatore, right, holds on to the ball while Mercer Island defensive back Hunter Johnson, left, tries to dislodge the ball. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Islanders earn victory on the road against the Eagles

Issaquah defense plays well despite loss to Mercer Island.

Issaquah Eagles senior wide receiver Lucas Senatore, right, holds on to the ball while Mercer Island defensive back Hunter Johnson, left, tries to dislodge the ball. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography