Sports

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

Goucher to conduct baseball camp in April

Former professional baseball player and Atlanta Braves scout Steve Goucher will conduct a spring break baseball camp from April 8-12 at the Hidden Valley Sports… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2019
Bellevue Wolverines junior midfielder Ryan Tobin, center, battles to keep control of the ball while Lake Washington’s Dominic Koester, right, tries to take the ball away. Bellevue defeated Lake Washington 1-0 on March 21 in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Wolverines boys soccer team earns third victory

The Bellevue Wolverines registered a 1-0 victory against the Lake Washington Kangaroos in a 3A KingCo matchup on March 21 at Bellevue High School. Bellevue… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2019
Bellevue Wolverines junior midfielder Ryan Tobin, center, battles to keep control of the ball while Lake Washington’s Dominic Koester, right, tries to take the ball away. Bellevue defeated Lake Washington 1-0 on March 21 in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
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

Panthers Youth Rugby holds spring registration

Panthers Youth Rugby is holding spring registration for players in grades 1-12. To register, visit www.panthersyouthrugby.com. The action this spring will take place from 5-7… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019
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
The Bellevue Christian Vikings boys basketball team earned sixth place at the Class 1A state basketball tournament on March 2 at the Yakima SunDome. Photo courtesy of Brandon Kats

Bellevue Christian boys hoops team earns sixth place at state tourney

Senior-laden Vikings bring home hardware from Yakima.

The Bellevue Christian Vikings boys basketball team earned sixth place at the Class 1A state basketball tournament on March 2 at the Yakima SunDome. Photo courtesy of Brandon Kats
A view from the bleachers at the Mat Classic state wrestling tournament on Feb. 15, 2019. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Mat Classic is an amazing spectacle

A simply special experience at the Tacoma Dome.

A view from the bleachers at the Mat Classic state wrestling tournament on Feb. 15, 2019. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Bellevue Christian Vikings senior Andy Moyer (No. 22) soars to the rim against the Seton Catholic Cougars in a loser-out, regional playoff game on Feb. 23. The Vikings defeated the Cougars 58-48. Moyer, who finished with 12 points, scored nine points in the fourth quarter of play. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Vikings clinch a berth in the 1A state hoops tournament

Bellevue Christian senior Ken West scores a team-high 23 points.

Bellevue Christian Vikings senior Andy Moyer (No. 22) soars to the rim against the Seton Catholic Cougars in a loser-out, regional playoff game on Feb. 23. The Vikings defeated the Cougars 58-48. Moyer, who finished with 12 points, scored nine points in the fourth quarter of play. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Bellevue Christian defenders Sophia Bold, center, and Molly Olson, left, converge on a Meridian senior Alexis Groen, right, in the first quarter of a regional playoff game on Feb. 23 at Issaquah High School. Meridian defeated Bellevue Christian 40-26. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Trojans defeat Vikings in regional playoff game

Bellevue Christian will have chance to redeem itself at state tourney.

Bellevue Christian defenders Sophia Bold, center, and Molly Olson, left, converge on a Meridian senior Alexis Groen, right, in the first quarter of a regional playoff game on Feb. 23 at Issaquah High School. Meridian defeated Bellevue Christian 40-26. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Bellevue-area gymnasts go big at state meets

Newport takes third in 4A team competition.

Auburn Riverside defenders bring down Kennedy Catholic’s Junior Alexander during North Puget Sound League Mountain Division action in Oct. 2018 at Auburn Memorial Stadium. Photo by Rachel Ciampi/Auburn Reporter

Lawmakers push concussion awareness and best practices in sports

SB 5238 requires University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center to compile research data

  • Feb 22, 2019
Auburn Riverside defenders bring down Kennedy Catholic’s Junior Alexander during North Puget Sound League Mountain Division action in Oct. 2018 at Auburn Memorial Stadium. Photo by Rachel Ciampi/Auburn Reporter
The Newport Knights girls gymnastics team won a district championship on Feb. 15 in Factoria. The Knights, who tallied 175.350 team points, edged out second-place Woodinville (173.300) by just 2.05 points. Photo courtesy of Stacy Nemcher-Rendon

Knights gymnastics team wins district title

The Newport Knights gymnastics team won a district title for the first time since 2012 on Feb. 15 at Newport High School in Factoria. Newport… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2019
The Newport Knights girls gymnastics team won a district championship on Feb. 15 in Factoria. The Knights, who tallied 175.350 team points, edged out second-place Woodinville (173.300) by just 2.05 points. Photo courtesy of Stacy Nemcher-Rendon

Bellevue-area swimmers shine at state championships

Newport takes third in 4A steam standings.

Flying through the pool

Mount Si junior Nathan Harris competes in the 100 butterfly B final at the 4A state meet on Saturday at the King County Aquatics Center… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2019
Bellevue Wolverines junior Kara Choi, center, controls the ball while being defended by Holy Names Academy Cougars players Bria Stokes, right, and Stefanie Hale, left. Holy Names earned a 49-48 victory against Bellevue in a loser-out game on Feb. 14 at Bellevue High School. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Cougars defeat Wolverines in loser-out contest

Wolverines girls basketball team finishes season with 11 victories.

Bellevue Wolverines junior Kara Choi, center, controls the ball while being defended by Holy Names Academy Cougars players Bria Stokes, right, and Stefanie Hale, left. Holy Names earned a 49-48 victory against Bellevue in a loser-out game on Feb. 14 at Bellevue High School. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography