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The wintery blast that swept across the greater Seattle area last week provided students with extended winter breaks, and caused headaches for commuters.
A short-handed Issaquah wrestling team took the hand it was dealt Tuesday, earning a split in its first dual matches of the season.
Eastside Catholic boys basketball coach Steve Kramer didn’t deny it — he was concerned Monday night.
The Gymnastics East Level 5 girls competed Dec. 6 at the Fall State Championships in Bellevue.
Girls basketballPatriots trounce CrusadersEastside Catholic fell 53-13 to Liberty Monday night.The score was 6-2 after one quarter, but the Patriots erupted for 17 in the… Continue reading
Michael Russo simply ran out of big plays Monday afternoon in the second round of the Bellevue Community College Christmas Classic.
If there was ever a doubt, it was erased in 2008. Issaquah and Sammamish schools proved yet again they contain some of the top high school athletes in the state — if not the best.
Last season it was all about height for the Skyline boys basketball team.
Eastside Catholic boys basketball coach Steve Kramer hopes there’s some mojo left in the tank.
There might be a new face at the helm, but the philosophy remains the same for the Issaquah boys basketball team.
Mission accomplished for Skyline football team. For the second straight season, the Spartans gathered at the Tacoma Dome 50-yard line and hoisted a championship trophy toward the hollow concrete roof — something they envisioned from the start of the season.
Their athletes have collided on fields, courts and tracks countless times. But Friday, the intense athletic rivalry between Skyline and Issaquah will move to one of the state's largest stages when the schools clash for the 4A state football championship at the Tacoma Dome.
With the game on the line and 4 minutes remaining, Issaquah left itself one option Saturday night — hand the ball to Grant Gellatly. As he's done all season, the 5-foot-10, 180-pound junior answered his team's call. Gellatly, who rushed 31 times for career-best 313 yards, had five consecutive carries for 27 yards in the final three minutes. As a result, Issaquah ran out the clock and sealed a 31-28 win over Kentwood.
Sammamish Little League registration is now open for boys ages 5-12 and girls 5-14. For more information, go to www.sammamishlittleleague.org.
The Gymnastics East Level 6 girls competed Nov. 9 at the Chocolate Classic in Everett, hosted by Leading Edge Gymnastics. Listed below are results for the Issaquah/Sammamish girls:
The Eastside Catholic volleyball team came up just shy of a state title Friday, falling to Shadle Park of Spokane, 25-18, 25-16, 25-19 in the championship match.
Skyline junior Andie Taylor added to her impressive list of prep accomplishments Saturday afternoon, notching her fifth career state championship at the 4A state meet in Federal Way.
The Wolfpack girls cross country squad, coached by Sammamish resident Todd Starnes, finished second at the Nike Cross Regionals in Boise, Idaho last weekend. The team, which consisted of 28 girls from Eastlake High School, had two varsity squads and one junior varsity team compete. The same group of varsity runners that won the 4A state meet, Nov. 8 were able to edge out Gig Harbor again, scoring 110 points. Gig Harbor finished third with 128 and Jesuit of Portland, Ore., won the event with 47.
Three area football teams participated in the state quarterfinals last weekend. Issaquah and Skyline advanced to the 4A semifinals and have the potential to face one another for the state championship. Eastside Catholic dropped a heartbreaker to Lakes in the 3A quarterfinals. For complete wrap-ups of the weekend’s games, visit the sports section. Or, for photos, click on “photo galleries.”