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Wolverines dominate Saints in battle on the gridiron

Bellevue football team captures sixth victory of the 2018 season.

  • Oct 7, 2018

Concession stands purchases are the norm

Sportswriter Shaun Scott enjoys consuming food at the Newport High School stadium concession stand.

Bellevue Wolverines junior setter Meghan Weber sets up an opportunity for one of her teammates to score a point against the Mercer Island Islanders in a rivalry matchup on Oct. 2. Bellevue earned a comeback 3-2 victory against Mercer Island. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Wolverines are pulverizing their opponents on the volleyball court

Bellevue volleyball team remains undefeated thus far.

Bellevue Wolverines junior setter Meghan Weber sets up an opportunity for one of her teammates to score a point against the Mercer Island Islanders in a rivalry matchup on Oct. 2. Bellevue earned a comeback 3-2 victory against Mercer Island. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Wolverines remain undefeated on the gridiron

Bellevue wins low scoring game against Lake Washington.

  • Oct 1, 2018
Bellevue Christian Vikings head coach Todd Green, center, addresses his team on the field at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner following their 45-7 loss to the Cascade Christian Cougars on Sept. 29. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Cougars cruise to victory against Vikings

Bellevue Christian plucks four interceptions against Cascade Christian.

Bellevue Christian Vikings head coach Todd Green, center, addresses his team on the field at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner following their 45-7 loss to the Cascade Christian Cougars on Sept. 29. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Seahawks legend Steve Largent: ‘Football was a life-saving event’

Q&A with the Hall of Fame wide receiver

Juanita senior Allyson Ingersoll, left, and Bellevue freshman midfielder Kendall Serres, right, battle for possession of the ball. The Rebels defeated the Wolverines 1-0 on Sept. 27 at Juanita High School in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Stingy defense propels Rebels to a victory against the Wolverines

Bellevue unleashes a bevy of shots on goal in loss to Juanita.

Juanita senior Allyson Ingersoll, left, and Bellevue freshman midfielder Kendall Serres, right, battle for possession of the ball. The Rebels defeated the Wolverines 1-0 on Sept. 27 at Juanita High School in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus
The McKnight family is fully immersed in the world of wake surfing. The trio traveled to Utah in early September for the 2018 Centurion World Wake Surfing Championships. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Competitive nature is the mantra of the McKnight family

The McKnight family dominates in the world of wake boarding.

The McKnight family is fully immersed in the world of wake surfing. The trio traveled to Utah in early September for the 2018 Centurion World Wake Surfing Championships. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Newport Knights running back Trey Wikstrom battles for extra yardage against the Skyline Spartans defense. Skyline defeated Newport 50-21 on Sept. 21 at Newport High School in Factoria. Photo courtesy of Jim Nicholson

Skyline cruises to victory against Newport on the gridiron

Knights score three rushing touchdowns in loss against Spartans.

Newport Knights running back Trey Wikstrom battles for extra yardage against the Skyline Spartans defense. Skyline defeated Newport 50-21 on Sept. 21 at Newport High School in Factoria. Photo courtesy of Jim Nicholson
The Interlake Saints girls soccer squad earn a 2-0 win against the Sammamish Totems on Sept. 20 in Bellevue. Interlake improved to 2-4-1 overall with the victory. The Totems dropped to 2-3 with the loss. Interlake senior Phennah Reid, left, battles with Totems sophomore Kate Wilken, right, for possession of the ball. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Saints defeat Totems in rivalry soccer contest

Interlake earns second victory of the 2018 season.

  • Sep 21, 2018
The Interlake Saints girls soccer squad earn a 2-0 win against the Sammamish Totems on Sept. 20 in Bellevue. Interlake improved to 2-4-1 overall with the victory. The Totems dropped to 2-3 with the loss. Interlake senior Phennah Reid, left, battles with Totems sophomore Kate Wilken, right, for possession of the ball. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Plenty of cheering on tap at Bellevue courses

Bellevue Parks and Community Services is holding Basketball Cheer Squad and Dream Team Cheer Squad courses. Basketball Cheer Squad is for participants ages 5-13 and… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Bienfang runs to first at 4A KingCo meet

Newport senior Alyssa Bienfang, left, won the girls varsity 5K cross country meet in 19 minutes, 49 seconds against Redmond and Woodinville on Sept. 19… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2018
Interlake Saints girls soccer team senior defender Olivia Benson juggles the soccer ball on the sidelines prior to the start of practice on Sept. 12 at Interlake High School in Bellevue. Benson relishes being a senior leader on the soccer pitch for her team. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Benson shuts down opposing teams’ offenses

Interlake senior Olivia Benson expects her team to be competitive in 2018.

Interlake Saints girls soccer team senior defender Olivia Benson juggles the soccer ball on the sidelines prior to the start of practice on Sept. 12 at Interlake High School in Bellevue. Benson relishes being a senior leader on the soccer pitch for her team. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Bellevue players celebrate after scoring a goal against the Lake Washington Kangaroos. Bellevue trailed Lake Washington 2-0 at halftime but scored two goals in the second half to tie the game. After two-five minute overtime sessions, the game ended in a 2-2 draw on Sept. 13 at Bellevue High School. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

A stalemate on the soccer field

Bellevue overcomes two-goal deficit in second half.

Bellevue players celebrate after scoring a goal against the Lake Washington Kangaroos. Bellevue trailed Lake Washington 2-0 at halftime but scored two goals in the second half to tie the game. After two-five minute overtime sessions, the game ended in a 2-2 draw on Sept. 13 at Bellevue High School. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Bellevue Christian girls soccer team earns second win

Bellevue football squad defeats Newport.

  • Sep 11, 2018
Bellevue Christian Vikings junior Sam Tefft is one of the most dominating lineman in the Class 1A division. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Tefft is a towering presence in the trenches

Bellevue Christian lineman dominates on both sides of the ball.

Bellevue Christian Vikings junior Sam Tefft is one of the most dominating lineman in the Class 1A division. Shaun Scott/staff photo
The view from the Little Si hiking trail summit. Photo courtesy of James Martin

Aspiring for the pinnacle on the trail

Sportswriter Shaun Scott goes hiking on Labor Day weekend.

The view from the Little Si hiking trail summit. Photo courtesy of James Martin
Interlake Saints head coach Justin Peterson will be in his second season leading the girls soccer program during the 2018 season. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Saints are led by their superb defense on the soccer field

Interlake goalie Jordan Jenkins dominates between the posts.

Interlake Saints head coach Justin Peterson will be in his second season leading the girls soccer program during the 2018 season. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Newport Knights head football coach Drew Oliver addresses his team following their convincing 42-7 win against the Interlake Saints in the season opener on Aug. 31 at Newport High School in Factoria. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Knights overpower Saints in season opener

Newport’s potent rushing attack propels them to a victory.

Newport Knights head football coach Drew Oliver addresses his team following their convincing 42-7 win against the Interlake Saints in the season opener on Aug. 31 at Newport High School in Factoria. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Bellevue Christian assistant coach Zeus Aguilera leads offensive/defensive lineman through drills during a Saturday afternoon practice session on Aug. 18 in Clyde Hill. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Bellevue Christian looking to have breakthrough season

Vikings senior quarterback Mick Larson is the leader of his squad.

Bellevue Christian assistant coach Zeus Aguilera leads offensive/defensive lineman through drills during a Saturday afternoon practice session on Aug. 18 in Clyde Hill. Shaun Scott/staff photo