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Issaquah's Robby Primrose takes flight over Inglemoor's Todd Campbell last Friday.

Issaquah boys fight for playoff lives Tuesday

Issaquah had a chance to seal a state berth Friday night, but a second-half slump led the Eagles to a 71-59 loss to Inglemoor.

Issaquah's Robby Primrose takes flight over Inglemoor's Todd Campbell last Friday.
Issaquah's Maddey Pflaumer

Issaquah, Eastlake girls clinch state berths

Alexa Smith, Erin Nicol and Heather Morris walked hand-in-hand back to the Issaquah bench Saturday night with smiles plastered on their faces.

Issaquah's Maddey Pflaumer
Eastside Catholic’s Ethan Hallowell

Swimming: Eastside Catholic’s Hallowell repeats as state champion

For the second straight year, Eastside Catholic’s Ethan Hallowell nabbed state swimming championships in the 50 and 100 freestyles.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Eastside Catholic’s Ethan Hallowell
Ross Zuhl skies into the lane for a layup while Roosevelt's Louis Vorhees looks on.

Roosevelt spoils Issaquah boys’ state hopes

The chances were there, the shots just wouldn't fall for Issaquah Tuesday night.

Ross Zuhl skies into the lane for a layup while Roosevelt's Louis Vorhees looks on.
Risa Fukuda  will compete in the vault

Eagle gymnasts move on to state

Issaquah came up shy of advancing its team to this weekend’s state gymnastics meet, but advanced three individuals through last Saturday’s Sea-King District meet.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Risa Fukuda  will compete in the vault
AJ Hostak and CJ Danforth have a combined 57-1 record for Eastside Catholic this season. The duo enter this weekend’s Mat Classic XXI ranked No. 1 and 7 in the state

Eyes on the prize: Eastside duo targets state wrestling titles

When CJ Danforth stepped onto the Eastside Catholic mat his freshman year he weighed just 86 pounds and had zero wrestling experience — a long way from a dream of a state championship.

AJ Hostak and CJ Danforth have a combined 57-1 record for Eastside Catholic this season. The duo enter this weekend’s Mat Classic XXI ranked No. 1 and 7 in the state
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Arsenal targets title

The BU-14 Issaquah Soccer Club Arsenal White team played in the semifinals for the Fred Meyer Commissioner State Cup on Saturday.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Wrestling | Issaquah nabs seventh at regional tournament

Issaquah finished in seventh place at the Region II wrestling tournament Saturday, earning 77 team points. Graham-Kapowsin won the tournament with 165 – a half point more than Rogers.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Issaquah's Dayna Talley sneaks by Randi Boseman of Newport during Issaquah's 69-57 win on Wednesday.

Girls basketball | Issaquah seals KingCo regular season crown

Issaquah sewed up the KingCo 4A regular season crown Wednesday night with a 69-57 home victory over Newport.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Issaquah's Dayna Talley sneaks by Randi Boseman of Newport during Issaquah's 69-57 win on Wednesday.

Girls basketball | Skyline rides momentum into playoffs

Skyline sealed up the eighth and final KingCo playoff berth Friday night in dramatic fashion.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Issaquah fans rush the floor after their team beat Skyline 67-66 in overtime Friday.

Boys basketball | Eagles spoil Spartans’ playoff hopes

Issaquah sealed up the No. 3 spot in KingCo and spoiled rival Skyline's hopes of reaching the playoffs Friday night, beating the Spartans 67-66 in overtime.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Issaquah fans rush the floor after their team beat Skyline 67-66 in overtime Friday.
Eastside Catholic's Ethan Hallowell checks his time after the 50-yard freestyle finals Saturday during the Sea-King District championship meet at Mary Wayte Pool on Mercer Isalnd.

Hallowell claims district title for Eastside Catholic

Eastside Catholic took seventh in the Sea-King 3A championships at Mercer Island Saturday. The Crusaders earned 57 points. Mercer Island won the meet with a record 421 points.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Eastside Catholic's Ethan Hallowell checks his time after the 50-yard freestyle finals Saturday during the Sea-King District championship meet at Mary Wayte Pool on Mercer Isalnd.
Andrew Nale skies toward the rim for a layup in the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s game.

Issaquah crushes Ballard in tourney opener

Frustration set in as the third quarter clock wound down. Foul calls, traveling violations and turnovers piled up for Issaquah. By the end of the quarter, a comfortable double-digit lead shrunk to seven.

Andrew Nale skies toward the rim for a layup in the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s game.
Eastside Catholic's CJ Danforth

Issaquah grapplers nab third in league tourney

Issaquah produced three league champions and finished third as a team at the KingCo 4A meet Saturday at Juanita High School. The Eagles earned 188 points, finishing behind Woodinville (254) and Inglemoor (195).

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Eastside Catholic's CJ Danforth

Redmond buzzer-beater sinks Issaquah boys

Issaquah suffered a tough loss Thursday night when Redmond's Chris Harrington sunk a three-pointer in overtime for a 53-51 victory.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Eastlake's Kelly Montgomery drives to the hoop past Issaquah's Mackenzie Schiltz.

Girls basketball | Issaquah comes up short at buzzer

A fast start to the second half provided Eastlake enough cushion to hold off Issaquah for a 48-45 victory Friday night.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Eastlake's Kelly Montgomery drives to the hoop past Issaquah's Mackenzie Schiltz.

Swimming |Eastlake takes ninth at league meet

Eastlake nabbed the highest finish of area schools at Saturday's KingCo championships. The

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Skyline guard Nick Crossan drives on Redmond’s Chris Harrington Tuesday night. Crossan scored a game-high 24 points

Staying alive: Spartans win crucial game over Redmond

The scenario was cut and dry: Win and keep playoff hope alive, lose and start thinking about next season.

Skyline guard Nick Crossan drives on Redmond’s Chris Harrington Tuesday night. Crossan scored a game-high 24 points

Gymnastics | Issaquah captures third at league meet

Issaquah finished third at Saturday's KingCo 4A championship meet at Ballard, grabbing the third and final District 1/2 team seed. The Eagles earned 172.7 points, behind Woodinville (181.625) and Bothell (177.025). Ballard (167.025) and Newport (166.75) rounded out the top five.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Issaquah gymnasts Risa Fukuda

Nomadic Eagles vie for trip to state

Through a conspicuous side door of a Preston industrial complex building and down a short, cold hallway that smells faintly of a wet dog, the Issaquah gymnastics team gathers four times a week for practice.

Issaquah gymnasts Risa Fukuda