Sports

Bellevue softballers earn all-state honors

Bellevue High’s Kelly Treves was named to the first team of the class 3A Washington State Softball Coaches Association all-state teams. Bellevue High honorable mentions… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019
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.

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
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.

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
The Interlake Saints summer youth volleyball camp took place from June 24-26 at Interlake High School. Photo courtesy of Eduardo Guerrero

Interlake summer youth volleyball camp brings the community together

Saints girls volleyball program enjoys giving back to their hometown.

  • Jul 5, 2019
The Interlake Saints summer youth volleyball camp took place from June 24-26 at Interlake High School. Photo courtesy of Eduardo Guerrero
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

FirstSwing Foundation is hosting annual baseball/softball camps

Summer baseball camp on the Eastside is on the horizon.

  • Jun 30, 2019
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
An engraved bench sits on the banks of the Sammamish River around the corner from the Sammamish Rowing Association boathouse in Redmond. Andy Nystrom/ staff photo

Eastside rowers etch their mark at national regatta

Sammamish Rowing Association boat wins C final, takes 13th overall.

An engraved bench sits on the banks of the Sammamish River around the corner from the Sammamish Rowing Association boathouse in Redmond. Andy Nystrom/ 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

Wolverines girls golf team wins 3A state title

Bellevue dominates on the links this past May.

  • Jun 20, 2019
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
The Newport Knights girls water polo squad captured fifth place at the state tournament on May 25 in University Place. Photo courtesy of Melissa Golan

Knights girls water polo team earns fifth place at state tournament

Newport brings home hardware from final tourney of 2019.

  • Jun 13, 2019
The Newport Knights girls water polo squad captured fifth place at the state tournament on May 25 in University Place. Photo courtesy of Melissa Golan
Newport Knights senior Ashleigh Helms (pictured) earned first place in the pole vault at the 4A state track meet on May 24 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Photo courtesy of Kerste Helms

Helms earns first place in pole vault at 4A state track meet

Newport senior captures an individual title.

  • Jun 13, 2019
Newport Knights senior Ashleigh Helms (pictured) earned first place in the pole vault at the 4A state track meet on May 24 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Photo courtesy of Kerste Helms
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

Two Eastside baseball players are selected in the Major League Baseball draft

Newport High School alumnus AJ Block, who currently is a pitcher on the Washington State University baseball team, was selected in the 17th round (502nd… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019
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

Goucher to host summer baseball camp

Baseball camps will take place at Hidden Valley Park.

  • Jun 6, 2019
The Bellevue Wolverines boys golf team earned first place at the 3A state golf tournament on May 22 in Lacey. Pictured from left to right: Christian Lee, Dylan Bear, Ian Siebers, Saum Sabetian and coach Erik Monahan. (Missing from photo: Thomas Huang.) Photo courtesy of Don Siebers

Wolverines boys golf team wins 3A state championship

Bellevue dominates on the links.

  • Jun 6, 2019
The Bellevue Wolverines boys golf team earned first place at the 3A state golf tournament on May 22 in Lacey. Pictured from left to right: Christian Lee, Dylan Bear, Ian Siebers, Saum Sabetian and coach Erik Monahan. (Missing from photo: Thomas Huang.) Photo courtesy of Don Siebers