Lakeside-Skyline adds wins to record; local players named to All State; Patrick chooses Juanita
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The pipeline of Major League Baseball talent that is the Sammamish Plateau pumped out another prospect last Friday.
Mike Lee, a 2005 graduate of Skyline High School, was selected by the Boston Red Sox as the 262nd pick in the eighth round of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft.