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Issaquah's Alyssa Schultz

Eagles fall short of KingCo volleyball crown, prepare for state

Something had to break in Thursday night's KingCo volleyball championship at Bothell High School.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Issaquah's Alyssa Schultz
Liberty’s Taylor Hamann intercepts a pass Friday in the waning moments of Liberty’s comeback win at Highline Stadium.

Liberty rallies from 17-point deficit for win

The scoreboard suggested Liberty’s season was nearly over. Looking at a 17-0 deficit against a Kennedy team that specializes in running the ball and running time off the clock, the Patriots had their work cut out for them.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Liberty’s Taylor Hamann intercepts a pass Friday in the waning moments of Liberty’s comeback win at Highline Stadium.
Issaquah wide receiver Ross Zuhl escapes the grasp of Central Kitsap's Howie McDonald for a first down.

Eagles take down Central Kitsap in semifinal; head for battle with Skyline

Bring on Skyline. Issaquah is in the Class 4A state championship after rolling over Central Kitsap 31-13 in the semifinals Saturday at the Tacoma Dome.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Issaquah wide receiver Ross Zuhl escapes the grasp of Central Kitsap's Howie McDonald for a first down.
Eastside Catholic coach Bill Marsh

Eastside Catholic wins thriller

Eastside Catholic players and coaches have said it all season, but now they believe it more than ever.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Eastside Catholic coach Bill Marsh
Eastside Catholic #24

‘Magic’ runs out for Crusaders

When Zach Cuaresma's 25-yard pass skipped off the fingertips of wide receiver Troy Perry Friday night, a look of disbelief swept across the Eastside Catholic sidelines.

Eastside Catholic #24

Girls Soccer: Skyline Spartans advance to state semis

The Skyline soccer team advanced to the 4A state semifinals Saturday, beating Bellarmine Prep 1-0 at Spartan Stadium.

  • Dec 19, 2011

Issaquah takes bus tour

When the Issaquah football players hopped on a bus, in uniform, with bags over their shoulders a 4:50 p.m., Saturday, Kentwood fans were left wondering if they arrived at the wrong field.

The Eastlake Green Varsity team recently beat Bellevue 16-8
The Eastlake Green Varsity team recently beat Bellevue 16-8
Skyline linebacker Ryan Somers brings down Federal Way running back Andre Barrington.

Skyline overcomes early deficit, routs Federal Way

In 10 contests, no opponent had scored before Skyline this season. In fact, no one managed a single point in the first quarter — until Federal Way made its way to the Plateau Friday for the opening round of the 4A state playoffs.

Skyline linebacker Ryan Somers brings down Federal Way running back Andre Barrington.
Liberty's Richard Crespo runs away from Bellevue's Jamal Atofau Friday night.

Bellevue ousts Liberty from playoffs

The fireworks went off 47 minutes and 49 seconds too late for the Liberty Patriots Friday night in the Class 3A state quarterfinals.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Liberty's Richard Crespo runs away from Bellevue's Jamal Atofau Friday night.
Issaquah's Joey Bradley rushes the field as the final second ticked off the clock Saturday

Eagles pull off dramatic win, punch ticket to Dome

Gavin Schumaker was more upset at himself than any teammate or coach. Just before halftime, the normally sure-footed kicker nicked the tee and missed a 26-yard field goal by a good 10 yards.

Issaquah's Joey Bradley rushes the field as the final second ticked off the clock Saturday
Skyline lineman Rob Tramonte pursues Auburn running back Austin Embody. The Trojans attempted a reverse pass

Skyline dominates Auburn, moves on to semis

Panic isn't in Skyline's vocabulary. It showed again Saturday afternoon, as for the second straight week the Spartans fell behind early and battled back to crush an opponent. Skyline emphatically defeated previously unbeaten Auburn, 38-2, moving into the state semifinals, Nov. 29 against Ferris in Spokane.

Skyline lineman Rob Tramonte pursues Auburn running back Austin Embody. The Trojans attempted a reverse pass

Issaquah freshmen finish undefeated

The future appears bright for the Issaquah football program.

  • Dec 19, 2011
San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum

Lincecum wins Cy Young Award

Tim Lincecum, the baseball standout who led the Liberty High School Patriots to the 3A state baseball tournament in 2003, has won the National League’s Cy Young Award, as the best pitcher in baseball.

San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum

Eastlake girls claim top spot at state meet

The Eastlake girls cross country team knocked a champion off its pedestal and claimed its first-ever cross country championship Saturday at Pasco’s Sun Willows Golf Course.

  • Dec 19, 2011

Skyline overcomes slow start, downs G-K

Skyline is accustomed to fast starts.

  • Dec 19, 2011

Kinnear, Taylor win titles

Eastlake freshman Katie Kinnear and Skyline junior Andie Taylor each won two individual district swimming titles at the SeaKing District 4A meet Saturday in Juanita.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Grant Gellatly of Issaquah jogs into the end zone for 6 points

Eagles return to full strength, bowl over Tomahawks

For the first time since its week-one statement victory over Bothell, Issaquah's sideline was clear of crutches and casts. And the Eagles took full advantage of their refreshed roster on Saturday night, cruising past previously undefeated Marysville-Pilchuck, 36-18, at Everett Memorial Stadium.

Grant Gellatly of Issaquah jogs into the end zone for 6 points

Prep roundup | Nov. 7

Volleyball; cross country

  • Dec 19, 2011
Shea O’Donnell

Skyline soccer wins KingCo 4A championship

It wasn’t an ideal start, but Skyline isn’t complaining about the end result of Tuesday night’s KingCo 4A championship.

Shea O’Donnell