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                                Interlake Saints players mob Nainoa Loschky (No. 6) after he scored the first goal of the game in the 35th minute of play. Interlake defeated the O’Dea Fighting Irish 3-1 in a winner-to-state, loser-out KingCo 3A playoff matchup on May 12 at Interbay Stadium in Seattle.

Saints earn berth in Class 3A state soccer tournament

Interlake wins third straight loser-out playoff game.

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                                Interlake Saints players mob Nainoa Loschky (No. 6) after he scored the first goal of the game in the 35th minute of play. Interlake defeated the O’Dea Fighting Irish 3-1 in a winner-to-state, loser-out KingCo 3A playoff matchup on May 12 at Interbay Stadium in Seattle.

LW beats Bellevue in softball tournament

Lake Washington defeated Bellevue, 19-9, in five innings in the 3A KingCo softball tournament on May 11 at Inglemoor High. Both teams advanced to the… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2018
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                                The Bellevue Wolverines girls lacrosse team celebrates in the immediate moments following their 16-11 victory in the Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association (WSLA) quarterfinals against the Eastside Catholic Crusaders on May 10 in Sammamish.
                                Bellevue player Vanessa Rubel scored a game high five goals and had one assist in the win. Kimberly Nickerson and Lily Weingaertner added four goals apiece as well in the victory. Makenzie McGrath scored two goals and Abby Parrish had one goal to round out the scoring. Mindy Weingaertner had a team-high three assists.

Bellevue girls lacrosse team defeats Eastside Catholic in state quarterfinals

Bellevue player Vanessa Rubel scored a game high five goals.

  • May 12, 2018
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                                The Bellevue Wolverines girls lacrosse team celebrates in the immediate moments following their 16-11 victory in the Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association (WSLA) quarterfinals against the Eastside Catholic Crusaders on May 10 in Sammamish.
                                Bellevue player Vanessa Rubel scored a game high five goals and had one assist in the win. Kimberly Nickerson and Lily Weingaertner added four goals apiece as well in the victory. Makenzie McGrath scored two goals and Abby Parrish had one goal to round out the scoring. Mindy Weingaertner had a team-high three assists.
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                                The Bellevue Wolverines doubles squad consisting of Bianna Su and Adra Wu (pictured) earned first place in the doubles tournament at the KingCo badminton tourney on May 2 at Sammamish High School in Bellevue.

Bellevue doubles team earns a championship

Wolverines dynamic duo dominates KingCo tournament.

  • May 11, 2018
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                                The Bellevue Wolverines doubles squad consisting of Bianna Su and Adra Wu (pictured) earned first place in the doubles tournament at the KingCo badminton tourney on May 2 at Sammamish High School in Bellevue.
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                                Interlake Saints badminton player Anrushi Rao (pictured) earned first place in the singles tournament at the 2018 KingCo badminton tourney on May 2 at Sammamish High School in Bellevue.

Rao wins KingCo badminton singles tournament championship

Interlake badminton player dominates KingCo tournament.

  • May 11, 2018
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                                Interlake Saints badminton player Anrushi Rao (pictured) earned first place in the singles tournament at the 2018 KingCo badminton tourney on May 2 at Sammamish High School in Bellevue.

Expert panel to tackle the facts about youth sports

An expert panel of specialists will discuss the facts and myths surrounding concussions and more in youth sports from 7-8 p.m. May 16 in the… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2018
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                                Interlake Saints midfielder James Sullivan, left, tries to get to the ball before a Lake Washington player in the first half of a loser-out, KingCo 3A playoff game. Interlake defeated Lake Washington 4-1 on May 8 at Interlake High School in Bellevue.

Saints surge past Kangaroos on the soccer pitch

Interlake senior Owen Gortner records a hat trick against Lake Washington.

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                                Interlake Saints midfielder James Sullivan, left, tries to get to the ball before a Lake Washington player in the first half of a loser-out, KingCo 3A playoff game. Interlake defeated Lake Washington 4-1 on May 8 at Interlake High School in Bellevue.
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                                Interlake Saints singles player Addie Eklund, left, won the KingCo 3A singles tournament at Mercer Island High School on May 4. The doubles duo of Olivia Sun (center) and Sylvia Eklund (right) captured the KingCo 3A doubles tournament championship.

Saints win KingCo 3A tennis tournament championship

Interlake tennis team finishes regular season with undefeated record.

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                                Interlake Saints singles player Addie Eklund, left, won the KingCo 3A singles tournament at Mercer Island High School on May 4. The doubles duo of Olivia Sun (center) and Sylvia Eklund (right) captured the KingCo 3A doubles tournament championship.

Knights softball team has won 14 games thus far this season

Newport will compete in the KingCo 4A playoffs.

  • May 8, 2018

Baseball batting practice classes on tap

Players can swing away at quality baseball batting practice classes at Hidden Valley Park in Bellevue. The Wednesday afternoon instruction is well-suited for all players… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2018
Bobby Wagner. Photo courtesy of ESPN.com

Seahawks’ Wagner teams up with Oberto Beef Jerky

Seattle-based Oberto Beef Jerky is teaming up with Seattle Seahawks’ three-time All-Pro linebacker Bobby Wagner as the new face of the brand. Off the field,… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2018
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Pateadores youth soccer club dribbles into Washington

Youth soccer club Pateadores is kicking from California onto the Eastside. The Costa Mesa-based club has established its first chapter in Washington and second outside… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2018

Wolverines lose to Mustangs in loser-out KingCo 3A baseball playoff game

Redmond scored three runs in the top of the sixth.

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                                Newport Knights slugger Alexis Bradshaw (pictured) connected on a grand slam home run in the top of the second inning, giving the Knights a 6-1 lead. Newport defeated Mount Si 10-7 on April 25 in Snoqualmie.

Knights fend off Wildcat rally to preserve a victory

Newport softball team captures 12th win of the 2018 season.

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                                Newport Knights slugger Alexis Bradshaw (pictured) connected on a grand slam home run in the top of the second inning, giving the Knights a 6-1 lead. Newport defeated Mount Si 10-7 on April 25 in Snoqualmie.
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                                Bellevue Wolverines senior girls water polo player Natasha Schmid is one of the Wolverines team captains this season. Schmid wants to lead the Wolverines to the state championship game this May.

Schmid is a superstar in the pool

Bellevue senior has transformed herself into a top scorer.

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                                Bellevue Wolverines senior girls water polo player Natasha Schmid is one of the Wolverines team captains this season. Schmid wants to lead the Wolverines to the state championship game this May.

Witnessing a historic sports moment was a memorable experience

A quick weekend trip to California was unforgettable.

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                                Newport Knights baseball head coach Brad Files, who graduated from Newport High School in 1988, has coached the varsity baseball program since the 1997 season. The Knights have compiled a 12-4 overall record thus far during the 2018 season.
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                                Newport Knights baseball head coach Brad Files, who graduated from Newport High School in 1988, has coached the varsity baseball program since the 1997 season. The Knights have compiled a 12-4 overall record thus far during the 2018 season.
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Bellevue’s Boettcher kicks grass and takes names

Two sisters tell the story of a Bellevue woman who helped pioneer women’s soccer in the region.

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                                Bellevue Christian ace pitcher Eric Kats, left, and infielder Daniel Teramato, right, are looking to lead their team to the Class 1A state baseball tournament this May.

Vikings are dominating on the diamond in 2018

Bellevue Christian is having a breakthrough season on the diamond.

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                                Bellevue Christian ace pitcher Eric Kats, left, and infielder Daniel Teramato, right, are looking to lead their team to the Class 1A state baseball tournament this May.
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                                Mercer Island player Alex Platou, left, and Interlake defender Charlie Myhran, right, battle for possession of the ball in the first half of play on April 11 at Interlake High School in Bellevue. Mercer Island defeated Interlake 2-1 in the contest.

Islanders defeat Saints in rivalry showdown on the soccer field

Interlake nearly ties the game in the closing seconds.

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                                Mercer Island player Alex Platou, left, and Interlake defender Charlie Myhran, right, battle for possession of the ball in the first half of play on April 11 at Interlake High School in Bellevue. Mercer Island defeated Interlake 2-1 in the contest.