Shaun Scott

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.

Interlake Saints third baseman Charlie Galanti throws a Mercer Island runner out after fielding a ground ball. Mercer Island defeated Interlake, 11-0, on April 17 in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Jim Nicholson

Saints lose to Islanders on the diamond

Mercer Island continues its hot streak.

Interlake Saints third baseman Charlie Galanti throws a Mercer Island runner out after fielding a ground ball. Mercer Island defeated Interlake, 11-0, on April 17 in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Jim Nicholson

Simply sensational!

Tiger Woods’ improbable victory resonates across America.

Bellevue Christian Vikings senior boys basketball player Ken West announced on Twitter on April 1 that he will continue his basketball career at Azusa Pacific University. Azusa Pacific is a Division II University that is located 27 miles from downtown Los Angeles. Shaun Scott, staff photo

West will continue hoops career on West Coast

Bellevue Christian basketball star announces his commitment.

Bellevue Christian Vikings senior boys basketball player Ken West announced on Twitter on April 1 that he will continue his basketball career at Azusa Pacific University. Azusa Pacific is a Division II University that is located 27 miles from downtown Los Angeles. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Mount Si Wildcats alumnus Maddy Trout is thriving in her sophomore season with the Bellevue Bulldogs softball program. Trout is batting .407 and has scored 22 runs in 27 games during the 2019 season thus far. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Trout is thriving on the softball field

Mount Si graduate is pulverizing the ball at the plate.

Mount Si Wildcats alumnus Maddy Trout is thriving in her sophomore season with the Bellevue Bulldogs softball program. Trout is batting .407 and has scored 22 runs in 27 games during the 2019 season thus far. Shaun Scott, staff photo
The Bellevue Wolverines girls badminton team has put together a formidable overall record of 7-0 during the 2019 season thus far. The Wolverines, who have won the KingCo badminton tournament in early May for the past two consecutive seasons, want to win the KingCo tourney for the third year in a row this May. Photo courtesy of Ben Puariea

Wolverines badminton squad is thriving

Bellevue is dominating at the net.

The Bellevue Wolverines girls badminton team has put together a formidable overall record of 7-0 during the 2019 season thus far. The Wolverines, who have won the KingCo badminton tournament in early May for the past two consecutive seasons, want to win the KingCo tourney for the third year in a row this May. Photo courtesy of Ben Puariea
The Newport Knights girls golf team has an overall record of 4-1 during early season action. Photo courtesy of Jeff Kent

Knights golf team is a contender in the 4A KingCo Conference

Newport starts off 2019 season with four consecutive victories.

The Newport Knights girls golf team has an overall record of 4-1 during early season action. Photo courtesy of Jeff Kent
Bellevue Wolverines senior Montana Jones attempts to lay down a bunt against the Mercer Island Islanders in the top of the second inning on April 3. Jones finished the game with four hits against the Islanders. Bellevue earned a 35-0 victory against Mercer Island. Photo courtesy of Jim Nicholson

Wolverines dominate Islanders in rivalry contest

Bellevue captures 10th victory of the 2019 season.

Bellevue Wolverines senior Montana Jones attempts to lay down a bunt against the Mercer Island Islanders in the top of the second inning on April 3. Jones finished the game with four hits against the Islanders. Bellevue earned a 35-0 victory against Mercer Island. Photo courtesy of Jim Nicholson
Bellevue Bulldogs sophomore Tatum Dow has 10 home runs and 46 RBIs and is batting .554 through 25 games during the 2019 season thus far. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Dow delivers in the clutch for the Bulldogs

Issaquah 2016 grad is thriving on the softball field at Bellevue College.

Bellevue Bulldogs sophomore Tatum Dow has 10 home runs and 46 RBIs and is batting .554 through 25 games during the 2019 season thus far. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Mercer Island Islanders senior Dakota Promet, left, and Sammamish freshman Andrew Wilbert, right, battle for possession of the ball on March 26 at Sammamish High School. Mercer Island defeated Sammamish 1-0. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Totems display their resiliency in defeat against Islanders

Sammamish plays Mercer Island tough, but can’t score game-tying goal in second half.

Mercer Island Islanders senior Dakota Promet, left, and Sammamish freshman Andrew Wilbert, right, battle for possession of the ball on March 26 at Sammamish High School. Mercer Island defeated Sammamish 1-0. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

A coveted goal is attained

Relentless work ethic pays dividends.

Interlake Saints senior forward Cameron Rao, who has scored two goals through the first two games of the 2019 season thus far, is in his fourth season on the Interlake varsity soccer program this spring. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Rao is a respected leader on the Saints soccer squad

Scoring goals comes naturally to Interlake senior.

Interlake Saints senior forward Cameron Rao, who has scored two goals through the first two games of the 2019 season thus far, is in his fourth season on the Interlake varsity soccer program this spring. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Newport Knights junior shortstop Alexis Barashkoff is determined to lead her team back to the Class 4A state tournament for the second consecutive season on the softball field this spring. Barashkoff went 2-for-2 at the plate in a loss against the Bonney Lake Panthers on March 14. Shaun Scott, staff photo

The center of attention on the softball field

Newport junior shortstop Alexis Barashkoff wants her team to become a perennial powerhouse.

Newport Knights junior shortstop Alexis Barashkoff is determined to lead her team back to the Class 4A state tournament for the second consecutive season on the softball field this spring. Barashkoff went 2-for-2 at the plate in a loss against the Bonney Lake Panthers on March 14. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Newport Knights senior Alexis Khauv (pictured) hustles toward first base after laying down a bunt against the Bonney Lake Panthers on March 14 in Factoria. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Panthers defeat Knights in nonleague softball matchup

Bonney Lake earns road victory against Newport.

Newport Knights senior Alexis Khauv (pictured) hustles toward first base after laying down a bunt against the Bonney Lake Panthers on March 14 in Factoria. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
Bellevue Christian head baseball coach Blane Berry said the 2019 roster is the most experienced team he’s ever coached during his tenure as the Viking skipper. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Vikings are poised for a breakthrough season on the diamond

Senior-laden squad possesses a plethora of depth on its roster.

Bellevue Christian head baseball coach Blane Berry said the 2019 roster is the most experienced team he’s ever coached during his tenure as the Viking skipper. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Optimism remains supreme in March for baseball fans

Home opener is on the horizon for the Seattle Mariners.

The Bellevue Christian Vikings girls basketball team earned fourth place at the Class 1A state basketball tournament on March 2 in Yakima. The Vikings defeated Elma 41-35 in the fourth-place/sixth-place game on March 2. Photo courtesy of Mark DeJonge

Vikings girls basketball team captures fourth place at state tourney

Bellevue Christian finishes the 2018-19 season with 24 victories.

The Bellevue Christian Vikings girls basketball team earned fourth place at the Class 1A state basketball tournament on March 2 in Yakima. The Vikings defeated Elma 41-35 in the fourth-place/sixth-place game on March 2. Photo courtesy of Mark DeJonge