Sports

The Sound Rowers race is one of the most sought-after events of the year on Lake Sammamish. The event took place on April 13. Photo courtesy of Michael Aria Lampi/Gig Harbor Paddling Club

Paddling to first-place finishes in the water

Rowers compete in a coveted event.

  • Apr 22, 2019
The Sound Rowers race is one of the most sought-after events of the year on Lake Sammamish. The event took place on April 13. Photo courtesy of Michael Aria Lampi/Gig Harbor Paddling Club

Simply sensational!

Tiger Woods’ improbable victory resonates across America.

Issaquah resident Jay Rippel (center) and teammate Miok Lee of Gig Harbor earned first place in the mixed doubles senior open division in the 2019 International Indoor Pickleball Championships on March 31 at the Northwest Sports Hub in Centralia. Rippel also captured a silver medal in the men’s doubles senior open with teammate Glen Peterson. Photo courtesy of Lessly Delcid

Rippel captures gold medal at International Indoor Pickleball Championships

Issaquah resident earns first place.

  • Apr 15, 2019
Issaquah resident Jay Rippel (center) and teammate Miok Lee of Gig Harbor earned first place in the mixed doubles senior open division in the 2019 International Indoor Pickleball Championships on March 31 at the Northwest Sports Hub in Centralia. Rippel also captured a silver medal in the men’s doubles senior open with teammate Glen Peterson. Photo courtesy of Lessly Delcid
Issaquah Eagles shortstop Tyler Reese, left, and second baseman Joseph DePalo turn a game-saving double play in the top of the sixth inning with the bases loaded. Issaquah defeated Ingelmoor 2-0 on April 12 in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles shut out Vikings on the diamond

Issaquah hurler Tyler Odegard tosses a one-hitter against Inglemoor.

Issaquah Eagles shortstop Tyler Reese, left, and second baseman Joseph DePalo turn a game-saving double play in the top of the sixth inning with the bases loaded. Issaquah defeated Ingelmoor 2-0 on April 12 in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles pitcher Brady Liddle is a huge fan of the Philadelphia 76ers National Basketball Association squad. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Liddle relishes being in the spotlight on the hill

Issaquah hurler possesses a competitive mindset.

Issaquah Eagles pitcher Brady Liddle is a huge fan of the Philadelphia 76ers National Basketball Association squad. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Youth hoops squad wins championship

Skyline finishes the 2018-19 season with 37 victories.

  • Apr 8, 2019
Bellevue Bulldogs sophomore Tatum Dow has 10 home runs and 46 RBIs and is batting .554 through 25 games during the 2019 season thus far. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Dow delivers in the clutch for the Bulldogs

Issaquah 2016 grad is thriving on the softball field at Bellevue College.

Bellevue Bulldogs sophomore Tatum Dow has 10 home runs and 46 RBIs and is batting .554 through 25 games during the 2019 season thus far. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Issaquah Eagles senior soccer player Taiga Crenshaw will continue his soccer career at the Loyola University Chicago next season. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Chicago-bound Crenshaw is thriving on the soccer field

Issaquah soccer squad is clicking on all cylinders.

Issaquah Eagles senior soccer player Taiga Crenshaw will continue his soccer career at the Loyola University Chicago next season. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Issaquah senior Spencer Berntsen, left, scored two goals in his team’s 11-3 win against Roosevelt on March 22. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Eagles cruise to a victory against Roughriders

Issaquah captures first win of the 2019 season.

Issaquah senior Spencer Berntsen, left, scored two goals in his team’s 11-3 win against Roosevelt on March 22. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography
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 sophomore McKenna Minnoch (pictured) carried the ball down the field against the Wolverines. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography
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 junior shortstop Tyler Reese relishes the role of leading the infield for his team. Shaun Scott, staff photo
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.

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

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.