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Skyline’s Lexi Willcher

Breaking boundaries: Local girls hit the mat

Lexi Willcher circled the Skyline mat room. She slid in a sideways motion, weaving between teammates with speed and precision.

Skyline’s Lexi Willcher
Skyline wide receiver Gino Simone

Area athletes ink with colleges

Several local high school athletes prepared to take their next step on Wednesday, inking with future colleges on National Letter of Intent signing day.

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Skyline wide receiver Gino Simone

Prep round | Gymnastics, girls basketball, swimming

Issaquah swept all first-place finishes against Liberty Jan. 29, beating the Patriots 175.15-144.4.

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The Skyline Green cheer team won the Large/Super Large state championship Saturday in Everett. Top row

Skyline cheer squad recaptures state crown

Skyline High School cheerleaders have already rooted on their football and girls soccer teams to state championships this year, now they have a title to call their own.

The Skyline Green cheer team won the Large/Super Large state championship Saturday in Everett. Top row
Joey Christianson of Skyline pinned Interlake’s Bill Loyer with 30 seconds left in Monday’s match. It was Christianson’s 18th pin of the season.

Spartan grapplers pinned by Interlake on home mat

Fatigue might have finally caught the Skyline wrestling team Monday night in its home gym.

Joey Christianson of Skyline pinned Interlake’s Bill Loyer with 30 seconds left in Monday’s match. It was Christianson’s 18th pin of the season.

Prep roundup | Gymnastics, girls basketball, wrestling

ssaquah, which finished second to Newport the last two years at the state gymnastics meet, got over the hump Jan. 21, beating the Knights and four other teams at Eastside Gymnastics.

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Issaquah’s Erin Nicol gets fouled by Skyline last Friday.

Prep roundup | Jan. 23

Eastside Catholic had the No. 1 ranked 3A team in the state, Franklin, against the ropes Tuesday, but came up just shy, 65-57.

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Issaquah’s Erin Nicol gets fouled by Skyline last Friday.
Freshman Megan Mills has contributed to successful bonding of the Eastside Catholic swim team — a group that more than tripled in size from last season.

Mills unites Eastside Catholic swimmers

Megan Mills meticulously jots down the evening workout routine on a whiteboard, her smile illuminating the lobby of the Klahanie Mountainview Pool. The scene is one that has played out every practice before the Eastside Catholic swimmers hit the water.

Freshman Megan Mills has contributed to successful bonding of the Eastside Catholic swim team — a group that more than tripled in size from last season.
Skyline’s Alex Palumbo swims toward victory in the 200 freestyle on Tuesday.

Skyline swimmers make splash against rival Issaquah

Skyline edged rival Issaquah 95-90 in a KingCo 4A swim meet Tuesday afternoon at Boehm Pool.

Skyline’s Alex Palumbo swims toward victory in the 200 freestyle on Tuesday.
Issaquah’s Joe Evans splits Inglemoor defenders Benji Bryant (11) and Andy McElwee on Tuesday night.

Issaquah continues hot streak, sinks Inglemoor on home floor

Hostile crowd. Controversial calls. The absence of their top rebounder.

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Issaquah’s Joe Evans splits Inglemoor defenders Benji Bryant (11) and Andy McElwee on Tuesday night.
Eastlake's Alyssa Charlston fights for a in a crowd of Woodinville players Monday night.

Eastlake girls rebound from tough loss, down Woodinville

It wasn’t necessarily a work of art, but the Eastlake girls basketball team happily accepted the result of Monday night’s home matchup with KingCo 4A foe Woodinville.

Eastlake's Alyssa Charlston fights for a in a crowd of Woodinville players Monday night.
Kelly Logie hit 280 out of 300 free throws last week

Shooting star: Teen uses skills to raise funds

Kelly Logie stepped to the line. The dull thud of one, two, three dribbles echoed throughout the empty Samantha Smith Elementary gymnasium.

Kelly Logie hit 280 out of 300 free throws last week
Skyline's Connor Gacek skies over a Roosevelt defender Tuesday night.

Prep roundup | Jan. 16

Issaquah received a much-needed boost in its last two games, beating Newport 73-66 on Friday, and besting Ballard 61-45 on Tuesday.

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Skyline's Connor Gacek skies over a Roosevelt defender Tuesday night.

Heaps selected to All-American team

Chalk up another big-time award for Skyline quarterback Jake Heaps. Last Friday, the 6-foot-2, 185-pounder, became one of just 10 juniors across the nation to be named to the 2010 U.S. Army All-American Bowl team.

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Issaquah Swim Team takes third place

The Issaquah Swim Team nabbed third place Dec. 14 at the 14 & Under Pacific Northwest Short Course Swimming championships in Federal Way.

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Recreation Calendar

Recreation Calendar

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Alexa Smith goes in for two of her 15 points Monday against Monroe.

Eagles fluster Bearcats, force 27 turnovers

The wait seemed like an eternity for Alexa Smith. Academic reasons forced the senior to the bench for Issaquah’s first three games. Then heavy snow came, postponing the Eagles’ next two contests.

Alexa Smith goes in for two of her 15 points Monday against Monroe.
Jake Heaps has a perfect 28-0 record over two years as Skyline’s starting quarterback.

Heaps named Associated Press state player of year

Awards keep stacking up for Skyline quarterback Jake Heaps.

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Jake Heaps has a perfect 28-0 record over two years as Skyline’s starting quarterback.
Ross Zuhl powers up a shot against South Kitsap’s Tionne Curry Monday afternoon.

Issaquah goes ice-cold in loss to South Kitsap

The answer wasn’t hard for Issaquah head coach Jeff Altchech to find. A quick glance at the post-game statistics and he knew immediately what needed to be fixed after Monday’s 66-56 loss to South Kitsap.

Ross Zuhl powers up a shot against South Kitsap’s Tionne Curry Monday afternoon.

Prep Roundup

Roundup of Prep sports

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