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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
Bellevue player Alex Miller, right, battles for possession of the ball against Interlake’s Julio Canimo, left, in the 3A KingCo tournament title game on May 7 in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Wolverines conquer Saints in 3A KingCo tournament title game

Bellevue boys soccer team captures 13th win.

  • May 8, 2019
Bellevue player Alex Miller, right, battles for possession of the ball against Interlake’s Julio Canimo, left, in the 3A KingCo tournament title game on May 7 in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus
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

Newport finishes second in 4A KingCo softball tournament

Knights hand Redmond its first loss en route to title game.

Bellevue players celebrate after Mason Wachter (No. 15) scored the only goal of the game against Mercer Island. Bellevue defeated Mercer Island 1-0 on May 2 in the final game of the 2019 regular season. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Wolverines defeat Islanders on senior night

Bellevue finishes 2019 regular season undefeated on the soccer field.

  • May 4, 2019
Bellevue players celebrate after Mason Wachter (No. 15) scored the only goal of the game against Mercer Island. Bellevue defeated Mercer Island 1-0 on May 2 in the final game of the 2019 regular season. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus
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
Sammamish Totems golfers Mehr Luthra, Mikaela Ikeda, McKenna Lamb, Lily Bai and Sierra Hopper celebrate after their team’s victory at the Burlington-Edison Invitational on April 22. Photo courtesy of Annette LaBissoniere

Totems win Burlington-Edison Invitational

Sammamish is dominating on the links.

  • Apr 25, 2019
Sammamish Totems golfers Mehr Luthra, Mikaela Ikeda, McKenna Lamb, Lily Bai and Sierra Hopper celebrate after their team’s victory at the Burlington-Edison Invitational on April 22. Photo courtesy of Annette LaBissoniere

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’s Zhang notches Drive, Chip and Putt title

Angela Zhang, 9, of Bellevue won the Girls 7-9 division at the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals on April 7 at Augusta National the… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2019
Bellevue junior Carson Wachter, left, carries the ball upfield while being chased by Interlake senior Cameron Rao in a matchup between 3A KingCo soccer rivals on April 10 in Bellevue. Wachter scored one goal in Bellevue’s 4-0 victory. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault-Justus

Wolverines shutout Saints on the soccer field

The Bellevue Wolverines cruised to a 4-0 victory against the Interlake Saints on April 10 in Bellevue. Bellevue players recording goals against Interlake consisted of… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2019
Bellevue junior Carson Wachter, left, carries the ball upfield while being chased by Interlake senior Cameron Rao in a matchup between 3A KingCo soccer rivals on April 10 in Bellevue. Wachter scored one goal in Bellevue’s 4-0 victory. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault-Justus
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 native delves into story of Seattle’s 1917 Stanley Cup champs

Ticen will hold book signings in Redmond, U District.

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