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Issaquah senior Andy Salmeri drills a home run over the left field fence Friday morning against Kennewick.

Eagles end season on winning note, take third at Safeco

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.

  • May 29, 2008
Issaquah senior Andy Salmeri drills a home run over the left field fence Friday morning against Kennewick.
Eastlake senior shortstop Katie Bunger snags a line drive Saturday afternoon against Shadle Park.

Eastlake fastpitch snags first state championship

The challenge might have seemed insurmountable to some, but not the Eastlake fastpitch team.

  • May 29, 2008
Eastlake senior shortstop Katie Bunger snags a line drive Saturday afternoon against Shadle Park.
Eastlake’s Kimi Pohlman connects with a pitch last Friday against Redmond. Pohlman was 3-for-4 with two RBI.

Eastlake battles back from adversity, finds its ‘Ubuntu’

If there was ever a time the Eastlake fastpitch team needed to live by its motto “Ubuntu” — a South African word representing unity — it was last Friday.

  • May 23, 2008
Eastlake’s Kimi Pohlman connects with a pitch last Friday against Redmond. Pohlman was 3-for-4 with two RBI.
Skyline’s Edgar Esquivel attempts to maneuver the ball around a group of Bainbridge defenders Saturday night.

Bainbridge spoils Skyline’s impressive run at state tournament

More often than not, victory goes to the aggressor.

  • May 16, 2008
Skyline’s Edgar Esquivel attempts to maneuver the ball around a group of Bainbridge defenders Saturday night.