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Kevin Penner will play in a U.S. Open sectional qualifying match Monday

Eastlake’s Penner takes shot at U.S. Open

Senior celebrates second class 4A state golf title

Kevin Penner will play in a U.S. Open sectional qualifying match Monday
Issaquah’s Jay Jones will head Seattle Synergy

Issaquah’s Jones leads Seattle Synergy

Soccer’s popularity continues to grow in the greater Seattle area, and around Washington state.

Issaquah’s Jay Jones will head Seattle Synergy
Issaquah's Taryn Holmes is blocked by Federal Way's Jacqie Evenson Thursday night. Federal Way blocked nine Issaquah shots and cruised to a 54-38 quarterfinal win.

Issaquah stuffed by Federal Way

Federal Way cruised past Issaquah with a 54-38 victory Thursday night. For play-by-play action from the game click on the Cover It Live logo below. Issaquah plays in a loser-out contest at 3:30 p.m., tomorrow against Pasco. Check back for more live coverage.

  • Mar 9, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Issaquah's Taryn Holmes is blocked by Federal Way's Jacqie Evenson Thursday night. Federal Way blocked nine Issaquah shots and cruised to a 54-38 quarterfinal win.
Eastside Catholic’s Darin Nakatsu fades away for a shot over Rainier Beach’s Corey Stern (11) and Jamon Echols (5).

Eastside Catholic boys ‘Beached’ on home floor

Eastside Catholic had the defending 3A state champions against the ropes for one quarter Tuesday night, but couldn’t keep the pace.

Eastside Catholic’s Darin Nakatsu fades away for a shot over Rainier Beach’s Corey Stern (11) and Jamon Echols (5).
Jared Lemke powers up a fourth-quarter shot against Inglemoor Tuesday. He scored the bucket and was fouled.

‘Nemesis quarter’ bites Skyline boys again

Sporting blank stares and walking single file, the Skyline boys exited their home gym and headed to the locker room after Tuesday night’s 76-62 loss to Inglemoor — nobody spoke a word.

Jared Lemke powers up a fourth-quarter shot against Inglemoor Tuesday. He scored the bucket and was fouled.
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Ambush wins President’s Cup

The Ambush, a Lake Washington Youth Soccer U-18 team comprised largely of Eastlake High boys, won the state President’s Cup title Dec. 7 at the StarFire Soccer Academy in Tukwila.

  • Dec 26, 2008
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Liberty’s Joseph Yea runs with a ball as Bellevue’s Leonard Wolfork tries to catch him from behind.

Liberty stopped by Bellevue’s stingy defense

Bellevue’s Leonard Wolfork got something rare in football: a second chance. And this time, he made sure no one caught him.

  • Oct 31, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Liberty’s Joseph Yea runs with a ball as Bellevue’s Leonard Wolfork tries to catch him from behind.

Sports in brief | Sammamish resident selected to perform at Macy’s parade

Sammamish resident Emily Reyer, 13, was selected as a member of the USA Baton Twirling All Stars that will participate in the 2008 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. She is one of 150 performers selected from around the United States.

  • Sep 12, 2008
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Nick Tengtio leads a veteran core of Eastside Catholic linebackers into the 2008 season.

‘New kids on the block:’ Crusaders eye Metro title

Metro 3A supremacy has remained just out of reach for the Eastside Catholic football team the last 14 seasons.

Nick Tengtio leads a veteran core of Eastside Catholic linebackers into the 2008 season.

O’Shanter: small course, big challenge

All good runs eventually come to an end. Look no further than Muhammad Ali, the Chicago Bulls of the ’90s, or the Pittsburgh Steelers of the ’70s.

Lakeside nabs state berth, starts tourney tomorrow

Tired, worn down, out of gas.

  • Aug 1, 2008
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Lucas Thrun rejoices after claiming the state title Saturday afternoon.

Eastlake Little League 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.

  • Aug 1, 2008
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Lucas Thrun rejoices after claiming the state title Saturday afternoon.
Lucas Thrun rejoices after claiming the state title Saturday afternoon.

Eastlake takes 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.

  • Aug 1, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Lucas Thrun rejoices after claiming the state title Saturday afternoon.

Marquardt moves from hardwood to gridiron

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

  • Jul 18, 2008
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Issaquah’s Sean Stuby splits a pair of Evergreen defenders Tuesday night at Franklin High School.

Issaquah hoopsters sharpen skills against area’s top teams

The next high school basketball season might be six months away, but the Issaquah boys team already has pick and rolls, screens and zone defense on the mind.

  • Jun 13, 2008
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Issaquah’s Sean Stuby splits a pair of Evergreen defenders Tuesday night at Franklin High School.
The Miss Red Dot shows off its power in an exhibition on Sunday. This was the first time unlimited hydroplanes have run on Lake Sammamish.

Tastin’ n Racin’ results

1 litre hydro, Pro stock runabout flatbottom, unlimited hydroplane exhibition

  • Jun 13, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
The Miss Red Dot shows off its power in an exhibition on Sunday. This was the first time unlimited hydroplanes have run on Lake Sammamish.
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
  • BY Wire Service
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
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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
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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
  • BY Wire Service
Skyline’s Edgar Esquivel attempts to maneuver the ball around a group of Bainbridge defenders Saturday night.