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Sun shines on inaugural Eastlake track and field meet

Seventy-degree temperatures and clear skies set the ideal stage for Eastlake’s inaugural track and field invitational on Saturday.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Skyline’s Simon Sorenson took first in the 1

Issaquah loses heartbreakers Skyline edges Issaquah in playoff

the win over Roosevelt. Marissa Guches and Kimi Pohlman also had RBI hits. Katie Bunger earned the victory.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Andrew Gray made a speedy recovery after tearing the ACL in his left knee in the fall. Now

Gray overcomes injury hurdles, eyes strong finish

Andrew Gray laid helplessly on the Newport High School football field in September.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Andrew Gray made a speedy recovery after tearing the ACL in his left knee in the fall. Now
Eastlake junior Patrick Yagi controls the ball while under pressure from a Lake Washington defender Tuesday night.

Eastlake edged by Lake Washington

Mistakes have been nearly non-existent for the Eastlake soccer team this season — at least until Tuesday night. The Wolves, who won five of their six previous games, committed three crucial errors against Lake Washington, resulting in a 3-2 loss.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Eastlake junior Patrick Yagi controls the ball while under pressure from a Lake Washington defender Tuesday night.

Prep roundup

Skyline kept its top spot in the league, downing Bellevue 5-0 last Friday. The Spartans were led by pitcher Adrian Sampson, who didn’t allow a single hit over seven innings. The sophomore struck out five en route to his fourth win of the season and first career no-hitter.

  • Dec 19, 2011

Recreation calendar

Registration underway for grades K-6 instructional league that begins April 5 at Beaver Lake Middle School. 877-I-Play-i9 or i9sports.com.

  • Dec 19, 2011

Prep roundup

Eastlake jumped out to a fast start and held on for a 4-2 victory over Roosevelt Saturday afternoon. Ryan Vernon pitched a complete game, allowing two runs on six hits, to earn his second win of the year. Nick Smith was 2-for-3 with two RBI, and Michael Russo was 2-for-3 with one RBI for the Wolves.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Mat Taylor

Taylor named Skyline coach

Nearly a month after Steve Gervais stepped down from coaching the Skyline football team to become an assistant coach at the University of Washington, a replacement was named. And the Spartans didn’t have to look far.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Mat Taylor
Issaquah’s Jeffrey Hjort looks to the sideline official to see if a goal was scored Tuesday night. The ball

Eagles inches shy of victory

Mere inches separated the Issaquah High soccer players from getting the preverbal monkey off their backs Tuesday night.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Issaquah’s Jeffrey Hjort looks to the sideline official to see if a goal was scored Tuesday night. The ball
Scott Wiley

Lacrosse sweeps Issaquah, Sammamish

T he idea was simply to start out small — and hope that popularity would gain over time.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Scott Wiley

Browne leads Skyline boys to win over Kennewick | Weekend roundup

A week ago, Max Browne quarterbacked Skyline to a state football championship. On Saturday, the Spartan junior helped Skyline to a victory on the basketball court.

  • Dec 12, 2011

Issaquah boys start season 4-0 | Saturday prep roundup

Issaquah continued its hot start Friday night, beating Newport 62-47.

  • Dec 10, 2011

Issaquah wins third straight swim meet | Friday prep roundup

The Issaquah swim team won five individual events and all three relays Thursday afternoon, beating Inglemoor 103-82.

  • Dec 9, 2011
Issaquah's Nick Price hoists a shot up over Skyline's Kasen Williams last season. Price is poised to be one of the league's top scorers in 2012.

Issaquah employs up-tempo style | Boys basketball preview

With no player taller than 6-foot-4, height isn't an asset for the Issaquah boys basketball team.

Issaquah's Nick Price hoists a shot up over Skyline's Kasen Williams last season. Price is poised to be one of the league's top scorers in 2012.
Will Parker drives to the hoop last year during the KingCo 4A playoffs.

Skyline presents tall challenge | Boys basketball preview

Nothing presents a more difficult matchup in high school basketball than height — and the Skyline boys basketball team has plenty of it in 2011-2012.

Will Parker drives to the hoop last year during the KingCo 4A playoffs.

Issaquah boys off to 2-0 start | Weekend basketball roundup

Issaquah won its second straight game to start the season Saturday, beating Kent Meridian 59-55 in the Les Schwab Tipoff Classic.

  • Dec 5, 2011
Max Browne was the fifth consecutive Skyline football player to win the Gatorade Player of the Year award in Washington.

Max Browne named Washington Gatorade Player of the Year

For the fifth year in a row, Skyline has produced Washington's Gatorade Football Player of the Year.

Max Browne was the fifth consecutive Skyline football player to win the Gatorade Player of the Year award in Washington.

Issaquah boys basketball starts season with rout of Mount Si | Wednesday prep roundup

Issaquah opened the 2011-12 season with a bang Tuesday night, thumping Mount Si, 76-36 on the road.

Skyline head coach Mat Taylor

Skyline set to take on Skyview for state football title | Preview

This Saturday marks the seventh time in the last eight seasons the Skyline football team has reached a state championship game in the Tacoma Dome.

Skyline head coach Mat Taylor
Spartans QB Max Browne (4) drops back to pass against Central Valley on Saturday. Next up for Skyline is Woodinville at the Tacoma Dome on 1 p.m. on November 26.

Playoff picture | Skyline set to face Woodinville on Saturday

What started as four Issaquah and Sammamish area football teams in the state playoffs is down to one. Here's a quick glance at Skyline's state semifinal matchup with Woodinville this Saturday.

  • Nov 21, 2011
Spartans QB Max Browne (4) drops back to pass against Central Valley on Saturday. Next up for Skyline is Woodinville at the Tacoma Dome on 1 p.m. on November 26.