Sports

Eagles ready to take off

Issaquah football begins new season under first-year coach.

 

Glad to be on board the local sports scene

Fall sports are on the horizon.

 

Sights set on college

Three former ISC Gunners commit to play college soccer.

 

Eastlake wins a pair at Junior League Softball World Series

Locals compete against U.S., world teams in Kirkland

Issaquah Eagles baseball player Brady Liddle announced on Twitter on July 26 that he has verbally committed to play baseball at Seattle University. Liddle, who was the Eagles ace hurler during the 2019 season, will be a senior during the 2020 season on the baseball diamond. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Liddle attains the Division-1 dream

Issaquah ace hurler commits to Seattle University.

Issaquah Eagles baseball player Brady Liddle announced on Twitter on July 26 that he has verbally committed to play baseball at Seattle University. Liddle, who was the Eagles ace hurler during the 2019 season, will be a senior during the 2020 season on the baseball diamond. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Soccer battle at Crossfire Select Cup

Issaquah-based ISC Gunners FC players compete against Redmond-based Crossfire Select (donning stripes) in a boys U19 match on July 26 at the 2019 Crossfire Select… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2019
Sportswriter Shaun Scott interviews an Issaquah Eagles girls soccer player Sarah Kim during the 2018 season. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Thanks for the memories, Issaquah

Sportswriter Shaun Scott leaves Sound Publishing after 59 months on the job.

Sportswriter Shaun Scott interviews an Issaquah Eagles girls soccer player Sarah Kim during the 2018 season. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
The Issaquah 12U baseball team lost to Eastlake, 4-1, in the Majors district championship game on July 15 at Dodd Field in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Jared Carvahlo

Issaquah 12U baseball squad captures second place at districts

Three-peat bid falls just short.

The Issaquah 12U baseball team lost to Eastlake, 4-1, in the Majors district championship game on July 15 at Dodd Field in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Jared Carvahlo

Eastlake ready to compete in Junior League Softball World Series

District 9 champs will play the Philippines in opener in Kirkland.

Peacocks roam the neighborhood of Beards Cove in sportswriter Shaun Scott’s childhood hometown of Belfair. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Running alongside a beautiful creature

Peacocks roam the streets of the neighborhood I grew up in.

Peacocks roam the neighborhood of Beards Cove in sportswriter Shaun Scott’s childhood hometown of Belfair. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Doug Crandall (pictured in the black Nike sweatshirt) was hired as the new Issaquah Eagles girls basketball head coach in late May. Crandall is pictured with his wife Stephanie and children Timmy, Jason, John and Mackenzie while attending the state track meet at Mount Tahoma High School in late May. Photo courtesy of the Crandall family

Crandall will lead the Eagles girls basketball program

Former head coach Kathy Gibson will be Issaquah’s varsity assistant coach.

Doug Crandall (pictured in the black Nike sweatshirt) was hired as the new Issaquah Eagles girls basketball head coach in late May. Crandall is pictured with his wife Stephanie and children Timmy, Jason, John and Mackenzie while attending the state track meet at Mount Tahoma High School in late May. Photo courtesy of the Crandall family
Issaquah Eagles boys basketball player Charlie Dietiker (No. 32) corrals a rebound against the Skyline Spartans during the 2018-19 season. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Eagles are sharpening their hardwood skills this summer

Issaquah boys basketball team looking to build on stellar 2018-19 season.

Issaquah Eagles boys basketball player Charlie Dietiker (No. 32) corrals a rebound against the Skyline Spartans during the 2018-19 season. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Issaquah to host Sports Medicine Combine

Lake Sammamish State Park will be the site of an exciting extravaganza.

Emily Day, left, and Kelley Larsen, right, battle it out at the net during the women’s championship match at 2019 AVP Seattle Open on June 23 at Lake Sammamish State Park. Photo courtesy of Robert Beck

Larsen/Stockman capture a coveted title

Doubles team earns its first championship together.

  • Jun 26, 2019
Emily Day, left, and Kelley Larsen, right, battle it out at the net during the women’s championship match at 2019 AVP Seattle Open on June 23 at Lake Sammamish State Park. Photo courtesy of Robert Beck
Jeremy Casebeer blocks a shot attempt by Taylor Crabb during the 2019 AVP Seattle Open men’s championship match on June 23 at Lake Sammamish State Park. Photo courtesy of Robert Beck

Casebeer/Schalk capture a championship

Dominant doubles duo hoists a trophy.

  • Jun 26, 2019
Jeremy Casebeer blocks a shot attempt by Taylor Crabb during the 2019 AVP Seattle Open men’s championship match on June 23 at Lake Sammamish State Park. Photo courtesy of Robert Beck

Eastside rowers etch their mark at national regatta

At the US Rowing Youth Nationals on June 8 at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida, Issaquah’s Carson Wright and his Sammamish Rowing Association men’s… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2019
Issaquah Eagles track athlete Julia David-Smith, left, earned 14th place in the 1-mile run at the Brooks Invitational on June 15 at the University of Washington. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

David-Smith finishes in 14th place in 1-mile run at Brooks Invitational

Issaquah star track athlete continues to dominate on the oval.

  • Jun 20, 2019
Issaquah Eagles track athlete Julia David-Smith, left, earned 14th place in the 1-mile run at the Brooks Invitational on June 15 at the University of Washington. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles 2019 graduate Cooper Thieme will attend Montana State University this fall. Thieme, who will not continue his baseball career in college, plans on majoring in mechanical engineering. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Thieme will always cherish final season of high school baseball

Issaquah 2019 grad Cooper Thieme reflects on final season on the diamond.

Issaquah Eagles 2019 graduate Cooper Thieme will attend Montana State University this fall. Thieme, who will not continue his baseball career in college, plans on majoring in mechanical engineering. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Goucher to host summer baseball camp on Eastside

Former professional baseball player and Atlanta Braves scout Steve Goucher will conduct two baseball camps this summer on the Eastside. The first camp will take… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019
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