Josh Suman

Pair of Spartans on first team | Prep sports news

The 4A KingCo all-conference soccer teams, including coach of the year Don Braman.

Ben Bigglestone (left) and Navin Singh have worked together to get Singh in shape to compete at Kona.

Against all odds | Sammamish man overcomes Guillain-Barre with hopes of becoming Iron Man

Navin Singh is persevering through the discomfort and uncertainty to be an inspiration for others.

Ben Bigglestone (left) and Navin Singh have worked together to get Singh in shape to compete at Kona.

EC, Issaquah girls headed to playoffs | Prep sports news

The boys season is still underway, but the girls are prepping for the playoffs on the lacrosse field.

Eastlake pitcher Connor Graham.

Eastlake takes division title, headed to conference tourney with top seed | Prep sports news

The Wolves had never before captured a division crown, but made program history behind a group of stalwart seniors.

Eastlake pitcher Connor Graham.
Skyline pitcher Drew Lunde has been one of the key members of a dominant pitching staff.

Spartans go back-to-back behind mound quartet | Prep sports news

Skyline captured its second straight division title in baseball, after accomplishing the feat for the first time last year. The Spartans will take a top seed to Saturday's 4A KingCo tournament.

Skyline pitcher Drew Lunde has been one of the key members of a dominant pitching staff.
Ryan Shim found the back of the net against Issaquah.

Spartans take titles in baseball, soccer | Prep sports news

Skyline won a second-straight division crown on the baseball diamond while the soccer team finished off a perfect KingCo record and punched a ticket to the state tournament.

Ryan Shim found the back of the net against Issaquah.

Spartas, Crusaders in latest top-10 in baseball poll, updated lacrosse standings | Prep sports news

Standings from boys and girls lacrosse and the latest rankings from Washingtonbaseballpoll.com.

Alex Foley worked seven innings on the mound for EC against O'Dea and helped get the game to extra innings

Crusaders walk-off against O’Dea, Skyline blanks Issaquah | Prep sports scoreboard

Scores and highlights from prep sports action in Issaquah and Sammamish.

Alex Foley worked seven innings on the mound for EC against O'Dea and helped get the game to extra innings
Ashley Fitzgibbons (left) and Jamie Midkiff are among the top seven in the conference so far in 2013.

Freshmen filling void for Eastlake on golf course | Prep sports feature

The Wolves lost a four-time state qualifier to graduation, but have more than made up for it with a pair of freshmen.

Ashley Fitzgibbons (left) and Jamie Midkiff are among the top seven in the conference so far in 2013.
(Left to right) Eastside Catholic baseball captains Heyden Meier

Major league potential | Prep sports feature

EC baseball captains 'pitch' in to give unusual gift to Options student

(Left to right) Eastside Catholic baseball captains Heyden Meier
Don Bartel spent 2012 as the Skyline defensive coordinator and will take over the head coach position at Eastlake in 2013.

WIAA amendment again threatening spring, summer football | Prep sports news

An amendment up for a vote by the WIAA Representative Assembly would limit contact during spring and summer football, and place a new restriction on total practices before the "dead period" in late summer.

Don Bartel spent 2012 as the Skyline defensive coordinator and will take over the head coach position at Eastlake in 2013.
Dex Montenegro (left) throws a punch during his comeback boxing bout at Emerald Queen Casino last weekend.

Issaquah’s Montenegro keeps fighting through | Community sports feature

Dex Montenegro doesn't have a championship pedigree, but he more than makes up for it with unrelenting determination inside the ring and out.

Dex Montenegro (left) throws a punch during his comeback boxing bout at Emerald Queen Casino last weekend.
(Left to right) Issaquah High School students and Sno King hockey players Trevor Cole

Frozen dreams for Issaquah trio | Community sports feature

A dramatic weekend qualified them for Nationals, but financial hardship may end the trip before it begins.

(Left to right) Issaquah High School students and Sno King hockey players Trevor Cole
Kimi Pohlman played one year at Eastlake

Former Eastlake, UW softball player Pohlman going pro | Reporter Q and A

Kimi Pohlman went to Bear Creek School in Redmond during her prep days, but the Sammamish resident played her senior year for Eastlake before an All-American career at UW. She recently signed a pro contract to play in Chicago and spoke with the Reporter about that and more.

Kimi Pohlman played one year at Eastlake
Skyline's Matt Sinatro looks at a pitch during the team's opening season game against Eastside Catholic.

Five questions facing Issaquah, Sammamish preps | Prep sports news

Five of the biggest questions facing local individuals and squads this spring.

Skyline's Matt Sinatro looks at a pitch during the team's opening season game against Eastside Catholic.
Eastside Catholic and Joe Boyce opened with a 3-0 win over Skyline on Monday.
Eastside Catholic and Joe Boyce opened with a 3-0 win over Skyline on Monday.

Plastic bag ban the right call in Issaquah | Reporter’s Notebook

Reporter Josh Suman opines on the plastic bag ban in Issaquah.

Rachael Mitchell performs a workout under the watchful eye of judges during a CrossFit competition.

Issaquah’s only CrossFit gym focused on safety, strength | Community recreation news

CrossFit has become one of the most popular fitness methods in the world and has a home in Issaquah at Gravity Jane's.

Rachael Mitchell performs a workout under the watchful eye of judges during a CrossFit competition.
Michelle French takes over the U.S. Women's U-20 team that will defend a World Cup title in 2014.

Longtime area coach tabbed to lead U.S. U20 women | Community sports news

Eastside FC coach Michelle French hopes to take Americans to U20 World Cup in 2014

Michelle French takes over the U.S. Women's U-20 team that will defend a World Cup title in 2014.
Ranger Rich Benson stands near maps of the park.

Back to its roots Rugby finds new home at familiar locale, Lake Sammamish State Park | Community sports news

Lake Sammamish State Park is badly in need of more permanent tenants, and a local rugby club believes it is just the group.

Ranger Rich Benson stands near maps of the park.