Kevin Endejan

Issaquah junior Jake Bakamus hauls in a 24-yard touchdown pass from Braden Bouwman. The score opened the floodgates for the Eagles

Issaquah blasts Marysville-Pilchuck 49-13 | State football

Every time Braden Bouwman takes the field, things get a little easier.

Issaquah junior Jake Bakamus hauls in a 24-yard touchdown pass from Braden Bouwman. The score opened the floodgates for the Eagles
Skyline's Katie Kinnear swims to a first place finish in the 100 butterfly at Saturday's 4A state championships. Kinnear finished the race in 53.95 seconds — just .85 behind the state record she set last year.

Skyline repeats as 4A state swim champions

The role was a little different this time around, but the result was the same for the Skyline girls swim team.

Skyline's Katie Kinnear swims to a first place finish in the 100 butterfly at Saturday's 4A state championships. Kinnear finished the race in 53.95 seconds — just .85 behind the state record she set last year.
The Issaquah Eagles volleyball team reacts to winning the regular season Kingco 4A title after beating Newport 3-0 in Bellevue on Monday.

Issaquah volleyball downs Newport for regular-season title

The plan was simple for the Issaquah volleyball team Monday night. "We wanted to try and jump out on them, put a lot of pressure on them early," head coach Todd Parsons said.

The Issaquah Eagles volleyball team reacts to winning the regular season Kingco 4A title after beating Newport 3-0 in Bellevue on Monday.
Issaquah quarterback Ethan Kalin breaks away from the Liberty defense Friday night. The junior had 15 carries for 110 yards and one touchdown

Issaquah hangs on for 27-21 overtime victory over Liberty | Football

Bodies were strewn everywhere in front of the goal line. Then, out of a pile emerged Issaquah middle linebacker Nik Landdeck, hoisting a football over his head. The senior glanced at the referee, watched him point in the direction of the Eagles, and sprinted to midfield where he was swarmed by teammates, coaches and the Issaquah student body.

Issaquah quarterback Ethan Kalin breaks away from the Liberty defense Friday night. The junior had 15 carries for 110 yards and one touchdown
Issaquah wide receiver Adam Dondoyano cuts up field during a passing drill last week.

Issaquah honed in on return trip to postseason | Football preview

Nobody really talks about it — but then again, the goal never really changes for the Issaquah football team.

Issaquah wide receiver Adam Dondoyano cuts up field during a passing drill last week.
Lakeside's Mike Paulson

Big bats, solid pitching send Lakeside Seniors back to state

The regular-season ride was rough — downright bumpy at times. But none of that mattered Sunday night as the Lakeside Senior Legion baseball team defeated the Kennewick Bandits, 10-7, earning a chance chance to defend last year's state championship at the 2010 AAA Senior Legion state tournament July 28 - Aug. 1 in Selah.

Lakeside's Mike Paulson
Skyline's Lindsey Nicholson hones in on one of her 13 home runs May 6.

Home runs from the heart — Skyline players rally for cancer victim

When Lindsey Nicholson first read about Meadowdale senior Ashley Aven's life-threatening battle with acute myeloid leukemia, the Skyline junior knew she personally wanted to do something.

Skyline's Lindsey Nicholson hones in on one of her 13 home runs May 6.
The Strauss family

Authors share story of young girl’s brave battle

Jerry Brewer never intended to delve so deeply into the story of Gloria Strauss.

The Strauss family
Kevin Penner will play in a U.S. Open sectional qualifying match Monday

Eastlake’s Penner takes shot at U.S. Open

Senior celebrates second class 4A state golf title

Kevin Penner will play in a U.S. Open sectional qualifying match Monday
Issaquah’s Jay Jones will head Seattle Synergy

Issaquah’s Jones leads Seattle Synergy

Soccer’s popularity continues to grow in the greater Seattle area, and around Washington state.

Issaquah’s Jay Jones will head Seattle Synergy
Eastside Catholic’s Darin Nakatsu fades away for a shot over Rainier Beach’s Corey Stern (11) and Jamon Echols (5).

Eastside Catholic boys ‘Beached’ on home floor

Eastside Catholic had the defending 3A state champions against the ropes for one quarter Tuesday night, but couldn’t keep the pace.

Eastside Catholic’s Darin Nakatsu fades away for a shot over Rainier Beach’s Corey Stern (11) and Jamon Echols (5).
Jared Lemke powers up a fourth-quarter shot against Inglemoor Tuesday. He scored the bucket and was fouled.

‘Nemesis quarter’ bites Skyline boys again

Sporting blank stares and walking single file, the Skyline boys exited their home gym and headed to the locker room after Tuesday night’s 76-62 loss to Inglemoor — nobody spoke a word.

Jared Lemke powers up a fourth-quarter shot against Inglemoor Tuesday. He scored the bucket and was fouled.
Nick Tengtio leads a veteran core of Eastside Catholic linebackers into the 2008 season.

‘New kids on the block:’ Crusaders eye Metro title

Metro 3A supremacy has remained just out of reach for the Eastside Catholic football team the last 14 seasons.

Nick Tengtio leads a veteran core of Eastside Catholic linebackers into the 2008 season.

O’Shanter: small course, big challenge

All good runs eventually come to an end. Look no further than Muhammad Ali, the Chicago Bulls of the ’90s, or the Pittsburgh Steelers of the ’70s.