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The Crossfire ‘94 Lombard Premier Girls U-14 team will make a trip Nov. 21-25 to Tampa Bay

Community sports | Crossfire readies for North American finals

The Crossfire ‘94 Lombard Premier Girls U-14 team will make a trip Nov. 21-25 to Tampa Bay, Fla. to compete in the Super Y League… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2011
The Crossfire ‘94 Lombard Premier Girls U-14 team will make a trip Nov. 21-25 to Tampa Bay
Grant Gellatly cradles the ball with a large cast on his right hand

Issaquah overpowers Eastlake with size

Not much has fazed Issaquah junior Grant Gellatly this season. Not opposing defenders. Not opposing coaches' defensive schemes. Not even the oversized apparatus that engulfed his right hand Friday night.

Grant Gellatly cradles the ball with a large cast on his right hand

Football roundup | Skyline improves to 5-0

Another week has passed, bringing one more dominating victory for the Skyline football team.

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Prep roundup

Spartans win

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Prep roundup | Oct. 3

Swimming, cross country, golf

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RECREATION CALENDAR

DRAGON 12U BASEBALL CLUB TRYOUTS

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Eastlake senior Paul Wright celebrates after scoring on a 38-yard pass from Drake Furcini.

Eastlake runs over Redmond for division win

Stephen Nasca ended what he called a scoring curse, and Cameron Hunt uncorked a jaw-dropping, highlight-reel touchdown run as Eastlake put its offense on full display Friday night.

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Eastlake senior Paul Wright celebrates after scoring on a 38-yard pass from Drake Furcini.
Eastlake’s Stephen Nasca takes a handoff at Qwest Field Saturday afternoon.

Eastlake loses overtime heartbreaker at Qwest Field

On paper, it appeared Saturday’s matinee between Eastlake and Woodinville would be an offensive shootout.

Eastlake’s Stephen Nasca takes a handoff at Qwest Field Saturday afternoon.
Marion Bactol returns the opening kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown Saturday against Lakeside.

Eastside Catholic opens new stadium with a bang

It only took seconds for Eastside Catholic to send nearly 3,000 fans into a frenzy Saturday during the inaugural game at its new field on the Plateau.

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Marion Bactol returns the opening kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown Saturday against Lakeside.
Stephanie Jones

Issaquah towers over Garfield, moves to 3-0 in KingCo 4A

Things are starting to gel for the Issaquah volleyball team, and with one of the tallest front lines in the state, that could spell trouble for the rest of the KingCo 4A.

Stephanie Jones

Issaquah dominates; Eastside Catholic rebounds with win | Prep Football

The Eagles continued to soar Friday night, beating Inglemoor 36-7 at Pop Keeney Stadium, and improving their record to 3-0.

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Sports in brief

Jessica Pixler, who finished sixth overall and was the first NCAA Division II runner across the finish line in last week’s Stanford Invitational for Seattle Pacific, has been named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference women’s cross country Athlete of the Week.

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Skyline sophomore Kasen Williams hauls in a 31-yard touchdown pass from Jake Heaps Friday night.

Skyline hops out to big lead, buries Lake Washington 55-0 | Prep Football

Like a bolt of lightning, Skyline’s Gino Simone broke through a wall of Lake Washington tacklers and shot up the right sideline, returning the opening kickoff for a 93-yard touchdown.

Skyline sophomore Kasen Williams hauls in a 31-yard touchdown pass from Jake Heaps Friday night.
Kristin Webb

Issaquah’s Kristen Webb returns to the volleyball court after bout with leukemia

Kristen Webb continues to amaze those around her. Fifteen months after being diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), the Issaquah senior is defeating her disease, all while returning to one of her true passions — the volleyball court.

Kristin Webb
Issaquah High School's Chrissy Dickinson (No. 18) celebrates with her team during a volleyball game at Redmond High School on Tuesday

Issaquah nets win over Redmond

The Issaquah volleyball team improved to 2-2 and earned a win its first league contest, beating Redmond 3-1 on Tuesday night. The Eagles stumbled in the third game, losing 25-20, but won won games 25-13, 25-14 and 25-10 to pick up the win.

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Issaquah High School's Chrissy Dickinson (No. 18) celebrates with her team during a volleyball game at Redmond High School on Tuesday
Sean Stuby

Issaquah erupts in second half, downs Mount Si 34-20

Frustration was plastered on the faces of the Issaquah coaches and players as they marched into the locker room for halftime of Friday's home opener against Mount Si.

Sean Stuby
Eastside Catholic players swarm Eisenhower quarterback Taylor Elmo at Qwest Field Saturday in the second game of the Kickoff Classic. The Sammamish-based Crusaders beat the Cadets 16-8.

Eastside Catholic uses one-two punch to knock out Eisenhower

An already dominant running game got even stronger Saturday afternoon as class 3A Eastside Catholic marched to a 16-8 victory over 4A Eisenhower of Yakima in the “Kickoff Classic” at Qwest Field.

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Eastside Catholic players swarm Eisenhower quarterback Taylor Elmo at Qwest Field Saturday in the second game of the Kickoff Classic. The Sammamish-based Crusaders beat the Cadets 16-8.
Eastlake quarterback Drake Furcini hands off to Cameron Hunt Friday against Lake Washington.

Eastlake, Skyline football earn big wins

Skyline won its first home game of the season with ease Friday night, crushing non-league Ballard 56-6, and extending the team’s streak of consecutive wins at home to nine.

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Eastlake quarterback Drake Furcini hands off to Cameron Hunt Friday against Lake Washington.
Eastlake’s Emily Hurd winds up for a shot Tuesday night at Pop Keeney Stadium in Bothell. The Wolves out-shot Woodinville 8-5 for the game

Eastlake suffers rare loss, falls to Woodinville

Tuesday was simply one of those nights for the Eastlake soccer team — albeit a night the program hadn’t experienced in a long time.

Eastlake’s Emily Hurd winds up for a shot Tuesday night at Pop Keeney Stadium in Bothell. The Wolves out-shot Woodinville 8-5 for the game

Prep roundup | Sept. 19

Volleyball, soccer, tennis, swimming

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