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Seattle Mariners legend Edgar Martinez, left, and Seattle Times columnist Larry Stone, right, collaborated on a book titled, “Edgar: An Autobiography.” Martinez and Stone attended a book signing on June 12 at Barnes Noble in Bellevue. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Legendary Mariner meets a plethora of fans

Edgar Martinez visits Bellevue Barnes & Noble to promote his book.

Seattle Mariners legend Edgar Martinez, left, and Seattle Times columnist Larry Stone, right, collaborated on a book titled, “Edgar: An Autobiography.” Martinez and Stone attended a book signing on June 12 at Barnes Noble in Bellevue. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Issaquah Eagles football player Solomon Hawkins (No. 45) gives maximum effort in the broad jump on June 3 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Eagles conduct combine in anticipation of the 2019 season

New head football coach Josh Brookshire implements his mode of operation immediately.

Issaquah Eagles football player Solomon Hawkins (No. 45) gives maximum effort in the broad jump on June 3 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Issaquah Eagles senior Taiga Crenshaw (pictured) earned first-team, all league honors as a midfielder during the 2019 season. Crenshaw will continue his soccer career at Loyola University Chicago next season. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles soccer squad collects bevy of awards

Issaquah boys soccer team advanced to 4A state quarterfinals this spring.

  • Jun 5, 2019
Issaquah Eagles senior Taiga Crenshaw (pictured) earned first-team, all league honors as a midfielder during the 2019 season. Crenshaw will continue his soccer career at Loyola University Chicago next season. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Tami Reese, who previously was the head volleyball coach at Ballard High School for 20 seasons, is the new varsity head coach of the Issaquah Eagles volleyball squad. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Reese will lead the Issaquah volleyball program

Former Ballard Beavers head coach lands head-coaching position at Issaquah.

Tami Reese, who previously was the head volleyball coach at Ballard High School for 20 seasons, is the new varsity head coach of the Issaquah Eagles volleyball squad. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Issaquah junior Cooper Holy soars in the pole vault at the 4A state track meet. Holy finished in seventh place in his favorite event. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Holy earns seventh place in the pole vault at the 4A state track meet

Issaquah Eagles junior Cooper Holy earned seventh place in the pole vault with a vault of 14 feet at the 4A state track meet on… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2019
Issaquah junior Cooper Holy soars in the pole vault at the 4A state track meet. Holy finished in seventh place in his favorite event. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles baseball team nabs third-place finish at 4A state tournament

Issaquah finishes the 2019 season with 19 victories.

Issaquah Eagles sophomore Matt Wilkinson (center) captured eighth place in the 300 hurdles at the Class 4A state track meet in Tacoma. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Wilkinson captures eighth place in 300 hurdles

Issaquah sophomore sets school record in prelims.

  • May 27, 2019
Issaquah Eagles sophomore Matt Wilkinson (center) captured eighth place in the 300 hurdles at the Class 4A state track meet in Tacoma. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles sophomore Julia David-Smith captured first place in the 1600 and second place in the 3200 at the 4A state track meet, which took place from May 23-25 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

David-Smith earns first place in the 1600

Issaquah sophomore sets new school record in 3200.

  • May 26, 2019
Issaquah Eagles sophomore Julia David-Smith captured first place in the 1600 and second place in the 3200 at the 4A state track meet, which took place from May 23-25 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Grittiness propels Eagles on diamond / Column

Issaquah baseball squad clinches berth in 4A state semifinals.

Issaquah Eagles senior Taiga Crenshaw (No. 10) is surrounded by a bevy of Mount Si Wildcats players in the 4A state quarterfinals on May 18 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles’ comeback rally denied by Wildcats

Mount Si defeats Issaquah, 3-2, in the 4A state soccer quarterfinals.

Issaquah Eagles senior Taiga Crenshaw (No. 10) is surrounded by a bevy of Mount Si Wildcats players in the 4A state quarterfinals on May 18 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles sophomore hurdler Matt Wilkinson finished in first place in the 300 hurdles at the 4A KingCo track championships with a time of 39.85. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Wilkinson captures first-place finish in 300 hurdles

Sophomore is proving himself on the track.

  • May 20, 2019
Issaquah Eagles sophomore hurdler Matt Wilkinson finished in first place in the 300 hurdles at the 4A KingCo track championships with a time of 39.85. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles senior Sam Griffith earned first place in the 800 at 2019 4A KingCo track championships at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Griffith earns first place in the 800

Issaquah senior finishes in top spot.

  • May 14, 2019
Issaquah Eagles senior Sam Griffith earned first place in the 800 at 2019 4A KingCo track championships at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles sophomore Julia David-Smith captured first place at the 2019 KingCo Championships in the 4A girls 3,200 with a time of 10:59.05 on May 8 at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland. David-Smith also earned a first-place finish in the 1,600 with a time of 5:00.37. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

David-Smith cruises to first place finishes in the 3,200 and 1,600

Issaquah distance runner continues to dominate.

  • May 13, 2019
Issaquah Eagles sophomore Julia David-Smith captured first place at the 2019 KingCo Championships in the 4A girls 3,200 with a time of 10:59.05 on May 8 at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland. David-Smith also earned a first-place finish in the 1,600 with a time of 5:00.37. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles leadoff hitter Tyler Reese (pictured at the plate) prepares for a pitch unveiled by Jackson freshman pitcher Dominic Hellman in the top of the first inning. Issaquah defeated Jackson, 5-2, in a loser-out, 4A Wes-King playoff game on May 8 at Everett Memorial Stadium. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Resilient Eagles stay alive with triumph in loser-out game

Issaquah’s Jack Githens’ three-RBI double in the top of fourth was crucial.

Issaquah Eagles leadoff hitter Tyler Reese (pictured at the plate) prepares for a pitch unveiled by Jackson freshman pitcher Dominic Hellman in the top of the first inning. Issaquah defeated Jackson, 5-2, in a loser-out, 4A Wes-King playoff game on May 8 at Everett Memorial Stadium. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Issaquah senior forward Gavin Herman battles with a Skyline player in front of the goal. Issaquah defeated Skyline, 3-1, to keep its season alive on May 7. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles defeat Spartans in loser-out game

Issaquah earns clutch victory.

  • May 9, 2019
Issaquah senior forward Gavin Herman battles with a Skyline player in front of the goal. Issaquah defeated Skyline, 3-1, to keep its season alive on May 7. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Josh Brookshire, who coached for the past two seasons for the College of Idaho Yotes football program, was hired as the Issaquah Eagles head football coach on April 19. Photo courtesy of Josh Brookshire

Leader of the birds

Josh Brookshire lands Issaquah Eagles head football coaching position.

Josh Brookshire, who coached for the past two seasons for the College of Idaho Yotes football program, was hired as the Issaquah Eagles head football coach on April 19. Photo courtesy of Josh Brookshire
Issaquah Eagles slugger Cooper Thieme, right, crosses the plate in the bottom of the sixth after connecting on a three-run home-run to right field. Issaquah defeated Kamiak 6-0 in a loser-out playoff game on May 2 at Issaquah High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles keep their season alive on the diamond

Issaquah hurler Brady Liddle rises to the occasion in a pressure packed moment.

Issaquah Eagles slugger Cooper Thieme, right, crosses the plate in the bottom of the sixth after connecting on a three-run home-run to right field. Issaquah defeated Kamiak 6-0 in a loser-out playoff game on May 2 at Issaquah High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah senior midfielder Julia Hepperle, left, has scored a team-high 28 goals in 10 games thus far during the 2019 season. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Issaquah earns victory in front of hometown crowd

Julia Hepperle scores a game-high four goals.

Issaquah senior midfielder Julia Hepperle, left, has scored a team-high 28 goals in 10 games thus far during the 2019 season. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Knights defeat Eagles in 4A KingCo softball matchup

Newport junior pitcher Hanako Hirai tosses a no-hitter.

Issaquah Eagles senior Sam Griffith (pictured in the center) registered a fourth-place finish in the 1,600-meter run at the Nike Eason Invitational on April 20 in Snohomish. Griffith tallied a time of 4:20.6. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Griffith captures fourth place in the 1,600

Issaquah senior displays excellence against a talented group of athletes.

  • Apr 23, 2019
Issaquah Eagles senior Sam Griffith (pictured in the center) registered a fourth-place finish in the 1,600-meter run at the Nike Eason Invitational on April 20 in Snohomish. Griffith tallied a time of 4:20.6. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography