Sports

Issaquah’s Dawn Bluhm

Equestrian champions make final trip together

A great ride is about to come to an end for one Issaquah mother-daughter duo. Dawn and Ryann Bluhm stepped into the equestrian world together and, in the process, they have reached the pinnacle of the sport, winning a combined 16 world titles on their 8-year-old Appaloosa, “I’m a Chocolate Chip” — better known as Jalapeno.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Issaquah’s Dawn Bluhm
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Issaquah rallies to beat Eastlake for D-9 little league softball title

The Issaquah 9- and 10-year-old Little League Coast Tigers beat the Eastlake Huskies, 6-5, in a dramatic come-from-behind finish Saturday to clinch the championship in the District 9 City Softball Tournament.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Lakeside pitcher Jared Lemke hones in on home plate Sunday afternoon

Lakeside Seniors continue to roll over competition

It’s been a whirlwind of activity, but the Lakeside Senior Legion baseball team came out of the first wave of storms virtually unscathed.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Lakeside pitcher Jared Lemke hones in on home plate Sunday afternoon

A world champion in our midst

You might have missed the memo, but an Issaquah High grad has become a world champion.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Novice rowers with the Sammamish Rowing Association get ready to test their mettle at the oars earlier this week.

Rowing requires more than just muscle, novices find

In the quiet, early morning hours, oars slip cleanly in and out of Lake Sammamish. A team of master rowers powerfully propels a shell across the water.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Novice rowers with the Sammamish Rowing Association get ready to test their mettle at the oars earlier this week.

Eastlake High to play at Qwest Field | Issaquah Sports Briefs

A quick look at what's going on in sports in the Issaquah-Sammamish area.

  • Dec 19, 2011

Lakeside Seniors stay perfect | Legion baseball roundup

A quick look at American Legion baseball scores.

  • Dec 19, 2011

Issaquah baseball squad knocks off Ore. team for 20th tourney win

The Issaquah Dragons know how to win. The local 11-U baseball team has entered five tournaments this year and walked away with championship trophies in each one. The team has won 20 of its past 22 tournaments, and made the championship game in all 22. The Dragons’ most recent tournament title came at the Oregon City 12-U Invitational last weekend. Playing an age group up, Issaquah defeated the Roseburg Red Sox 1-0 to earn the title.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Katie Kinnear earned an Olympic Trial qualifying time last month. The 13-year-old will travel to Omaha

Issaquah Swim Team member headed to Olympic swim trials

Katie Kinnear had visions of setting a personal swimming record before the end of the summer — but she never thought it would happen so soon, and she certainly didn’t think it would land her where it did.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Katie Kinnear earned an Olympic Trial qualifying time last month. The 13-year-old will travel to Omaha

Baseballers needed for Jr. Olympic tryouts | Issaquah Rec Calendar

Recreation announcements from around the Issaquah and Sammamish areas.

  • Dec 19, 2011

Local trio inks with BCC

Bellevue Community College announced June 3 the signing of eight players for the 2008-09 mens basketball team, including two former Issaquah players and one player from Skyline High School.

  • Dec 19, 2011
The Sammamish Rowing Association junior team poses after winning 29 medals at the Northwest Regional Regatta in May.

Sammamish Rowing Association wins half its races at Regional

The Sammamish Rowing Association brought home gold, silver and bronze medals in 29 out of 58 races at the Northwest Regional Regatta May 15-17 in Vancouver, Wash. Five SRA boats qualified for this weekend’s U.S. Junior Rowing National Competition in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Dec 19, 2011
The Sammamish Rowing Association junior team poses after winning 29 medals at the Northwest Regional Regatta in May.

Lakeside takes first four games

The Lakeside Recovery 18U Senior American Legion baseball team started its summer season off in grand fashion, winning its first four games.

  • Dec 19, 2011

Eastlake junior finishes 2nd in Jr. PGA tourney | Issaquah Sports Briefs

Sports updates from around the Issaquah and Sammamish areas.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Skyline’s Adrian Sampson was named to the KingCo 3A all-league team as a sophomore.  He had a 6-0 record with a 1.58 ERA.

Issaquah/Sammamish schools reveal spring all-league selections

Listed below are the all-league selections for spring team sports for Issaquah, Skyline and Eastlake high schools.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Skyline’s Adrian Sampson was named to the KingCo 3A all-league team as a sophomore.  He had a 6-0 record with a 1.58 ERA.
Issaquah pitcher Jacob Kemmerer led the KingCo 3A all-stars to a 3-1 victory over the KingCo 4A May 29.

Issaquah, Skyline baseball all-stars wrap up high school careers with wins

A select group of Issaquah and Skyline senior baseball players ended their high school careers with a bang May 30, earning a pair of wins in the annual 3A-4A KingCo All-Star Feeder game at Bellevue’s Bannerwood Park.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Issaquah pitcher Jacob Kemmerer led the KingCo 3A all-stars to a 3-1 victory over the KingCo 4A May 29.
Competitors sprint from the water en route to the bicycle transition area during last Saturday’s Issaquah Triathlon.

Triathletes kick off season at Lake Sammamish event

More than 1,100 participants swarmed the shores and waters of Lake Sammamish Saturday for the eighth annual Issaquah Triathlon, 5K and Kids Tri — the largest turnout in the history of the event.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Competitors sprint from the water en route to the bicycle transition area during last Saturday’s Issaquah Triathlon.
Andy Salmeri connects with a fastball Friday morning

Issaquah baseball finishes third in 3A state tourney at Safeco Field

They may have wanted more, but when it was said and done the Issaquah baseball team was all smiles Saturday after defeating Meadowdale 7-2 for third place in the class 3A state tournament at Safeco Field.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Andy Salmeri connects with a fastball Friday morning
Eastlake’s Tyler Klein heads the ball away from Bellarmine’s Dylan Gaydosh Friday at Lakewood’s Harry Lang Stadium.

Eastlake boys soccer recovers from shootout loss to take third in state

The Eastlake soccer team turned a tough 4A state semifinal loss on Friday into strong end to the season on Saturday. Less than 24 hours after losing a shootout to Bellarmine Prep — a team ranked No. 9 by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America — the Wolves battled back to beat Todd Beamer of Federal Way, 2-1, for third place.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Eastlake’s Tyler Klein heads the ball away from Bellarmine’s Dylan Gaydosh Friday at Lakewood’s Harry Lang Stadium.

Issaquah area golfers swing away at 3A/4A state championships

Issaquah senior Brittany Tallman’s attempt at a third state golf championship came up just shy at Bellingham’s Shuksan Golf Course on May 21.

  • Dec 19, 2011