Sports

Gino Simone watches the Skyline defense from the sideline

Simone commits to Washington State

Skyline senior wide receiver Gino Simone, one of the more highly touted players in the state, verbally committed to Washington State University last weekend.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Gino Simone watches the Skyline defense from the sideline
The Issaquah Redhawks captured the U-10 Summer Knights IV baseball championship July 27 in Federal Way. After three games of pool play
The Issaquah Redhawks captured the U-10 Summer Knights IV baseball championship July 27 in Federal Way. After three games of pool play

15th annual Beaver Lake Triathlon to take place Aug. 16

The 15th annual Beaver Lake Triathlon will take place at 7:45 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 16.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Skyline earns another national ranking | Prep football

The Skyline football team was recognized by another national poll on Monday.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Issaquah-Sammamish recreation calendar | August 6

Baseball, basketball, football, cheer, soccer

  • Dec 19, 2011
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The girls U12 Crossfire Premier ‘96 White team went undefeated though the Baker Blast in Bellingham June 27-29
The girls U12 Crossfire Premier ‘96 White team went undefeated though the Baker Blast in Bellingham June 27-29
Lucas Thrun rejoices after claiming the state title Saturday afternoon.

Eastlake baseball all-stars take state crown

Fists raised in the air and index fingers pointed skyward, the Eastlake 10- and 11-year-old all star baseball team rushed the mound to form a huddle at Auburn’s Sunset Park on Saturday afternoon. For the second straight year, the group from Sammamish celebrated a state title, this time coming from behind to down South Kitsap Western, 9-7.

Lucas Thrun rejoices after claiming the state title Saturday afternoon.
Former Sammamish resident and Seahawks wide receiver Bobby Engram

Seahawk Bobby Engram gets a little inspiration for a big fight against sickle cell anemia

Fast. Tough. Reliable. These are the traits Bobby Engram possesses on the football field, the traits that helped the wide receiver lead the Seahawks last season in receptions and receiving yards. The same traits that allow a 35-year-old man to continue to excel in a young man’s game, to become the team’s most valuable receiving threat.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Former Sammamish resident and Seahawks wide receiver Bobby Engram
Lakeside’s Collin Bennett gets hit by a pitch in the ninth inning of Monday’s game against the Kennewick Bandits. Lakeside lost 5-3

Lakeside season ends at state tournament | American Legion Baseball

One big hit in the first inning, and the result might have been different for the Lakeside Senior American Legion team Monday afternoon.

Lakeside’s Collin Bennett gets hit by a pitch in the ninth inning of Monday’s game against the Kennewick Bandits. Lakeside lost 5-3
Eastlake all star Austin Hooker slides safely into third base as a Lake Stevens fielder bobbles the ball.

Eastlake Little Leaguers target repeat

The dream of a repeat remained alive Tuesday night.Behind a stellar defensive performance, the Eastlake 10- and 11-year-old all star baseball team earned a 6-3… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Eastlake all star Austin Hooker slides safely into third base as a Lake Stevens fielder bobbles the ball.

Issaquah Junior Legion locks up third straight trip to state

The Lakeside-Issaquah Junior American Legion claimed the District 11 championship July 24, downing Enumclaw 3-2 in the championship game. The victory earned the team a No. 1 seed in the state tournament, which begins at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 2 against Burlington in Selah.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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The Sammamish 11- and 12-year-old softball team finished second in state last week in Walla Walla.

Issaquah-Sammamish Sports in brief | July 25

The Sammamish Little League 11- and 12-year-old Major softball team finished second in the state tournament last Friday, falling 5-2 to Stilly Valley in Walla Walla.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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The Sammamish 11- and 12-year-old softball team finished second in state last week in Walla Walla.
Eastlake Little Leaguer Ryan Cornwall slides safely into second base Tuesday night in Auburn.

Issaquah-Sammamish Recreation Calendar | July 25

Tryouts for Sandy Koufax 13U, 14U and 15U Mickey Mantle teams will be held soon for the 2009 season. Tryout times are posted on www.premierbaseballclub.com. Contact Steven Schaefer at 425-457-6622 or Steven@premierbaseballclub.org.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Eastlake Little Leaguer Ryan Cornwall slides safely into second base Tuesday night in Auburn.

Issaquah High officially announces sites for fall sports

While the reconstruction of Issaquah High School gets fully underway this fall, athletics will no doubt feel the impact.

Lakeside Seniors begin regional tourney

The Lakeside Senior American Legion team ended its regular season Tuesday with a 6-0 loss to the Pilots.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Newcastle: great service, great golf

Roughly 29 million golfers live in the United States, according to the most recent numbers from the National Golf Foundation.

Blake Fulghum started for Lakeside on Sunday against Twin Cities.

Lakeside nabs state berth | American Legion Baseball

Tired, worn down, out of gas. However Lakeside Senior American Legion coach Rob Reese wanted to word it, there was no denying his pitching staff didn’t have much left after last weekend’s Region 1 tournament at Bellevue’s Bannerwood Park.

Blake Fulghum started for Lakeside on Sunday against Twin Cities.
Issaquah resident Bret van den Hueval

Issaquah wakeboarder van den Hueval shreds area waters

When it comes to wakeboarding, Issaquah resident Bret van den Hueval has pretty much seen it all. He’s won national championships, he’s made a number of pro teams, and with dozens of competitions under his belt, van den Hueval doesn’t even get the jitters before competitions anymore.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Issaquah resident Bret van den Hueval
Skyline graduate Luke Marquardt earned a football scholarship at Asuza Pacific University after not playing varsity football. The 6-foot-10

Skyline grad Marquardt earns surprise football scholarship

College football scholarships are nothing new at Skyline High School. Since 2000, the successful program has sent 29 players to the next level.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Skyline graduate Luke Marquardt earned a football scholarship at Asuza Pacific University after not playing varsity football. The 6-foot-10
From left to right are Eastlake players

District 9 tournaments wrap up, Eastlake advances to state

District 9 Little League all star tournaments came to an end this week, with one area team advancing on to state.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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From left to right are Eastlake players