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Interlake High School 2017 graduate will be in the starting lineup as defensive back for the Montana Tech Orediggers this fall on the gridiron. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Interlake star is making his mark at Montana Tech

Naoki Harmer is looking forward to his third football season in Butte, Montana.

 

Bellevue Bulldogs sophomore basketball player Parker Manalo (pictured) signs a letter of intent with the Northwest University Eagles men’s basketball program in early June. Manalo will be a junior for the Northwest Eagles during the 2019-20 season. Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Bulldogs men’s basketball Twitter feed

Manalo signs his name on the dotted line

Bellevue College sharpshooter will continue hoops career in Kirkland.

 

The Thunderbird Little League intermediate all-star baseball team, which is comprised of 12- and 13-year-olds from Bellevue, won a state tournament title on July 6 in Vancouver, Washington. They will compete at the regional tournament, which kicks off on July 17 in Nogales, Arizona. Photo courtesy of Eric Carnrite

Diamond stars win a state championship

Bellevue’s Thunderbird Little League intermediate team captures a state crown.

 

Ethan Paul. Courtesy of the Vanderbilt University website

Paul wins College World Series title with Vanderbilt

Newport grad reaches the pinnacle of college baseball.

Ethan Paul. Courtesy of the Vanderbilt University website
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Issaquah to host Sports Medicine Combine

Lake Sammamish State Park will be the site of an exciting extravaganza.

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Sammamish Totems head football coach Rylen Akana said middle linebacker Hikaru Aoyagi (pictured) will anchor his team’s defense on the gridiron during the 2019 season. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Manning the middle for the Totems

Sammamish middle linebacker Hikaru Aoyagi runs the show on the defensive side of the ball.

Sammamish Totems head football coach Rylen Akana said middle linebacker Hikaru Aoyagi (pictured) will anchor his team’s defense on the gridiron during the 2019 season. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Interlake Saints football players participate in a tackling drill during a spring football practice session on June 19 in Bellevue. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Building for a promising future on the football field

Saints are striving for improvement in all facets of the game.

Interlake Saints football players participate in a tackling drill during a spring football practice session on June 19 in Bellevue. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Newport Knights head football coach Drew Oliver gives his players advice on the importance of proper technique during a spring football practice session on June 10 in Factoria. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Knights football program focuses on the fundamentals

Drew Oliver is an old-school kind of coach on gridiron.

Newport Knights head football coach Drew Oliver gives his players advice on the importance of proper technique during a spring football practice session on June 10 in Factoria. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Sammamish Totems running back Benja Cook (pictured) goes through a set of drills during a spring practice session on June 5 at Sammamish High School in Bellevue. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Totems are focusing on the fundamentals during spring sessions

Sammamish football program will continue to build in Rylen Akana’s third season on sidelines.

Sammamish Totems running back Benja Cook (pictured) goes through a set of drills during a spring practice session on June 5 at Sammamish High School in Bellevue. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Seattle Mariners legend Edgar Martinez, left, and Seattle Times columnist Larry Stone, right, collaborated on a book titled, “Edgar: An Autobiography.” Martinez and Stone attended a book signing on June 12 at Barnes Noble in Bellevue. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Legendary Mariner meets a plethora of fans

Edgar Martinez visits Bellevue Barnes & Noble to promote his book.

Seattle Mariners legend Edgar Martinez, left, and Seattle Times columnist Larry Stone, right, collaborated on a book titled, “Edgar: An Autobiography.” Martinez and Stone attended a book signing on June 12 at Barnes Noble in Bellevue. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Bellevue Christian Vikings senior offensive lineman Sam Tefft runs full speed ahead before destroying a tackling dummy during a spring football practice session on June 4. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Vikings are striving for excellence on the gridiron

Sophomore Samuel Cornett will be the Vikings’ new signal caller this fall.

Bellevue Christian Vikings senior offensive lineman Sam Tefft runs full speed ahead before destroying a tackling dummy during a spring football practice session on June 4. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Tillman to lead the Totems boys basketball program

Familiar face returns to the bench for Sammamish basketball program.

Bellevue Wolverines senior midfielder Alex Miller, left, and Lakeside senior defender Benjamin Brown, right, fight for a loose ball in the 3A state championship soccer game on May 25 at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup. Lakeside defeated Bellevue 2-0. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Lions defeat Wolverines in 3A state soccer championship matchup

Bellevue finishes the 2019 season with an overall record of 16-1-3.

Bellevue Wolverines senior midfielder Alex Miller, left, and Lakeside senior defender Benjamin Brown, right, fight for a loose ball in the 3A state championship soccer game on May 25 at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup. Lakeside defeated Bellevue 2-0. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus
The Wolverines added an insurance goal courtesy of Carson Wachter’s header goal (pictured) off of a corner kick from Ryan Tobin in the 71st minute, extending the lead to 2-0. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Wolverines conquer Saints in the state 3A soccer semifinals

Bellevue defeats Interlake for the fourth time during the 2019 season.

The Wolverines added an insurance goal courtesy of Carson Wachter’s header goal (pictured) off of a corner kick from Ryan Tobin in the 71st minute, extending the lead to 2-0. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus
The Sammamish Totems girls golf team won the Class 2A state golf championship for the second consecutive year on May 22 at the MeadowWood Golf Course in Liberty Lake. Photo courtesy of Annette LaBissoniere

Totems earn second consecutive state title on the links

Sammamish golf program displays its dominance in final tournament of 2019.

The Sammamish Totems girls golf team won the Class 2A state golf championship for the second consecutive year on May 22 at the MeadowWood Golf Course in Liberty Lake. Photo courtesy of Annette LaBissoniere
Bellevue Wolverines players mob goalie Jackson Buck after he stopped Peninsula’s Evan Dayton’s penalty shot during the overtime shootout. Buck’s save clinched a Wolverines 2-1 victory. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Wolverines prevail against Seahawks in first round of state soccer playoffs

Bellevue conquers Peninsula in overtime shootout.

Bellevue Wolverines players mob goalie Jackson Buck after he stopped Peninsula’s Evan Dayton’s penalty shot during the overtime shootout. Buck’s save clinched a Wolverines 2-1 victory. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus
Lake Washington players mob sophomore Maddie Miller after she connected on a two-run home run in the top of the sixth inning. Lake Washington defeated Bellevue, 12-5, in the 3A KingCo tournament championship game on May 10 at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Kangaroos conquer Wolverines in 3A KingCo tournament title game

Lake Washington redeems itself in championship contest.

Lake Washington players mob sophomore Maddie Miller after she connected on a two-run home run in the top of the sixth inning. Lake Washington defeated Bellevue, 12-5, in the 3A KingCo tournament championship game on May 10 at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
Newport Knights senior softball player Noelle Thomas enjoys watching the 1980s classic “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” when she is away from the softball field. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Thomas’ gregarious personality propels Knights

Newport senior outfielder is enjoying her senior softball season.

Newport Knights senior softball player Noelle Thomas enjoys watching the 1980s classic “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” when she is away from the softball field. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Bellevue Wolverines forward Jed Michael, left, scored two goals against the Juanita Rebels on April 25. Bellevue defeated Juanita 2-0 to improve its overall record to 10-0-3. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Wolverines remain undefeated on the soccer pitch

Jed Michael scores two goals against Juanita.

Bellevue Wolverines forward Jed Michael, left, scored two goals against the Juanita Rebels on April 25. Bellevue defeated Juanita 2-0 to improve its overall record to 10-0-3. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Knights softball team dominates on senior day

Newport junior pitcher Hanako Hirai tosses a no-hitter in home finale.