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The Bellevue Wolverines earned a 44-37 victory against the Interlake Saints in a 3A KingCo basketball matchup on Dec. 7 at Interlake High School in Bellevue. Bellevue improved its overall record to 2-1 with the win while Interlake dropped to 1-2 with the loss. Interlake forward Myles Chandler, right, blocks Bellevue player McCallum Mead’s shot during the matchup between rival schools. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Wolverines conquer Saints in basketball battle

The Bellevue Wolverines earned a 44-37 victory against the Interlake Saints in a 3A KingCo basketball matchup on Dec. 7 at Interlake High School in… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2018
The Bellevue Wolverines earned a 44-37 victory against the Interlake Saints in a 3A KingCo basketball matchup on Dec. 7 at Interlake High School in Bellevue. Bellevue improved its overall record to 2-1 with the win while Interlake dropped to 1-2 with the loss. Interlake forward Myles Chandler, right, blocks Bellevue player McCallum Mead’s shot during the matchup between rival schools. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
The Bellevue Wolverines registered a 52-47 win against the Interlake Saints on Dec. 7 at Interlake High School in Bellevue. The Wolverines improved their overall record to 2-2 with the win while Interlake dropped to 0-5. Bellevue junior guard Kara Choi (pictured) takes the ball to the hoop against the Interlake Saints. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Bellevue earns win on the road against Interlake

The Bellevue Wolverines registered a 52-47 win against the Interlake Saints on Dec. 7 at Interlake High School in Bellevue. The Wolverines improved their overall… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2018
The Bellevue Wolverines registered a 52-47 win against the Interlake Saints on Dec. 7 at Interlake High School in Bellevue. The Wolverines improved their overall record to 2-2 with the win while Interlake dropped to 0-5. Bellevue junior guard Kara Choi (pictured) takes the ball to the hoop against the Interlake Saints. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
A Bellevue-based tennis squad captured eighth place at the 2018 USTA Junior Tennis Team 18U National Championships on Nov. 11 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida. The Pacific Northwest 18U Advanced roster consisted of Evelyn Wong, Luciana Sobrino, Tessa Tapmongkol, Bryan Le, Richard Jia and Connor Scott. The team is coached by Connie Wong and Eric Le. Photo courtesy of the United States Tennis Association

Local tennis team captures eighth place at nationals

A Bellevue-based tennis squad captured eighth place at the 2018 USTA Junior Tennis Team 18U National Championships on Nov. 11 at the USTA National Campus… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2018
A Bellevue-based tennis squad captured eighth place at the 2018 USTA Junior Tennis Team 18U National Championships on Nov. 11 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida. The Pacific Northwest 18U Advanced roster consisted of Evelyn Wong, Luciana Sobrino, Tessa Tapmongkol, Bryan Le, Richard Jia and Connor Scott. The team is coached by Connie Wong and Eric Le. Photo courtesy of the United States Tennis Association
Bulldogs sophomore Ting-Jhao Jian, who is the only returning starter from the 2017-18 season, is averaging 22 points per game through the first five games of the 2018-19 season. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Sensational sophomore is a dominating force for the Bulldogs

Proficient shooting has propelled Ting-Jhao Jian to success in early season games.

Bulldogs sophomore Ting-Jhao Jian, who is the only returning starter from the 2017-18 season, is averaging 22 points per game through the first five games of the 2018-19 season. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Newport Knights senior guard Nicole Chan drives to the hoop against the Issaquah Eagles in a game during the 2017-18 season. Chan, who is one of six seniors on the varsity roster during the 2018-19 season, wants to see her squad advance to the Class 4A state tournament at the Tacoma Dome in March of 2019. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Chan delivers clutch buckets for the Knights

Newport Knights girls basketball team is poised for a breakthrough season.

Newport Knights senior guard Nicole Chan drives to the hoop against the Issaquah Eagles in a game during the 2017-18 season. Chan, who is one of six seniors on the varsity roster during the 2018-19 season, wants to see her squad advance to the Class 4A state tournament at the Tacoma Dome in March of 2019. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Bellevue player McCallum Mead, left battles Juanita’s Nathan Robertson in the paint during a 3A KingCo contest on Dec. 4 at Juanita High School in Kirkland. The Wolverines defeated the Rebels 61-48 to improve their overall record to 1-1. Andy Nystrom, staff photo

Wolverines defeat Rebels in 3A KingCo basketball matchup

Bellevue player McCallum Mead, left battles Juanita’s Nathan Robertson in the paint during a 3A KingCo contest on Dec. 4 at Juanita High School in… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018
Bellevue player McCallum Mead, left battles Juanita’s Nathan Robertson in the paint during a 3A KingCo contest on Dec. 4 at Juanita High School in Kirkland. The Wolverines defeated the Rebels 61-48 to improve their overall record to 1-1. Andy Nystrom, staff photo
A Bellevue-based 2018 USTA 18U junior tennis team captured eighth place at the USTA Junior Team Tennis 18U National Championships on Nov. 11 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida.
                                The Pacific Northwest 18U intermediate roster consisted of Dylan Bard, Edward Xin, Jonah Eggers, Ben Zhang, Ryan Cho, Kaitlyn Ye, Kylie Choi, Annie Hoang and Daphne Chau. The team was coached by Russ Bucklin and Amelia Kwok.

Local tennis squad captures eighth place at national championships

A Bellevue-based 2018 USTA 18U junior tennis team captured eighth place at the USTA Junior Team Tennis 18U National Championships on Nov. 11 at the… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2018
A Bellevue-based 2018 USTA 18U junior tennis team captured eighth place at the USTA Junior Team Tennis 18U National Championships on Nov. 11 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida.
                                The Pacific Northwest 18U intermediate roster consisted of Dylan Bard, Edward Xin, Jonah Eggers, Ben Zhang, Ryan Cho, Kaitlyn Ye, Kylie Choi, Annie Hoang and Daphne Chau. The team was coached by Russ Bucklin and Amelia Kwok.
Bellevue Wolverines spotter Jay Honda (center with #64 jersey on) was honored for 20 years of volunteer service to the Bellevue Wolverines football program prior to the start of the Wolverines/Yelm Tornados Class 3A state quarterfinal matchup on Nov. 17 at Bellevue Memorial Stadium. The 2018 season was Honda’s final season as the Wolverines spotter in the press box. Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Wolverines football program Twitter feed

Honda displayed dedication to the Bellevue football program

Tireless work ethic defined Jay Honda’s role with Wolverines for two decades.

Bellevue Wolverines spotter Jay Honda (center with #64 jersey on) was honored for 20 years of volunteer service to the Bellevue Wolverines football program prior to the start of the Wolverines/Yelm Tornados Class 3A state quarterfinal matchup on Nov. 17 at Bellevue Memorial Stadium. The 2018 season was Honda’s final season as the Wolverines spotter in the press box. Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Wolverines football program Twitter feed
Front, left to right: Michele Lalime, Pat Tuton, Kitty Hubbard, Zhe Li, Shawn Thornsberry, Tracy Qi and Calvin Vu; back, left to right: Zheng Mu, Shu Shen, Daniel Chua, Rajesh Singh and Jeetu Thakur. The team designed its own gold logo, complete with the Space Needle, Mount Rainier, the Columbia Center and Smith Tower. Courtesy photo

Eastside adult tennis squad takes second at nationals

Mixed doubles squad features Bellevue residents.

Front, left to right: Michele Lalime, Pat Tuton, Kitty Hubbard, Zhe Li, Shawn Thornsberry, Tracy Qi and Calvin Vu; back, left to right: Zheng Mu, Shu Shen, Daniel Chua, Rajesh Singh and Jeetu Thakur. The team designed its own gold logo, complete with the Space Needle, Mount Rainier, the Columbia Center and Smith Tower. Courtesy photo

Bellevue’s season ends in 3A state football semifinals

Eastside Catholic wins, advances to final.

The Sammamish Totems swim team earned third place at the Class 2A state swim meet on Nov. 10 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Photo courtesy of Kay Walz

Totems earn third place at Class 2A state swim meet

Sammamish 400 free relay team captures first place.

  • Nov 21, 2018
The Sammamish Totems swim team earned third place at the Class 2A state swim meet on Nov. 10 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Photo courtesy of Kay Walz
Bellevue Wolverines senior running back Drew Fowler (pictured) scored four rushing touchdowns against the Yelm Tornados in the Class 3A state quarterfinals on Nov. 17 at Bellevue Memorial Stadium. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault-Justus

Wolverines advance to Class 3A state semifinals

Bellevue dominates Yelm in the final three quarters.

Bellevue Wolverines senior running back Drew Fowler (pictured) scored four rushing touchdowns against the Yelm Tornados in the Class 3A state quarterfinals on Nov. 17 at Bellevue Memorial Stadium. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault-Justus
The Bellevue Wolverines girls swim team won the Class 3A state championship for the second consecutive season on Nov. 10 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Photo courtesy of Lisa Van Loben Sels

Wolverines win second consecutive state swim title

Bellevue dominates the Class 3A state swim meet in Federal Way.

The Bellevue Wolverines girls swim team won the Class 3A state championship for the second consecutive season on Nov. 10 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Photo courtesy of Lisa Van Loben Sels
Interlake Saints volleyball head coach Eduardo Guerrero earned the KingCo 3A/2A coach of the year award for the 2018 season. Interlake finished the 2018 season with a 10-7 overall record and advanced to the district playoffs for the second consecutive season. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Guerrero earns a coveted honor

Interlake second-year head coach Eduardo Guerrero earns KingCo 2A/3A coach of the year award.

Interlake Saints volleyball head coach Eduardo Guerrero earned the KingCo 3A/2A coach of the year award for the 2018 season. Interlake finished the 2018 season with a 10-7 overall record and advanced to the district playoffs for the second consecutive season. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Bellevue Wolverines junior running back Alex Reid breaks free for a long gain against the Snohomish Panthers. Reid had two rushing touchdowns in Bellevue’s 66-33 victory against the Panthers on Nov. 9 at Bellevue Memorial Stadium. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Wolverines advance to Class 3A state quarterfinals

Bellevue offensive line dominates against Snohomish.

Bellevue Wolverines junior running back Alex Reid breaks free for a long gain against the Snohomish Panthers. Reid had two rushing touchdowns in Bellevue’s 66-33 victory against the Panthers on Nov. 9 at Bellevue Memorial Stadium. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus
Bellevue Wolverines senior Katie Sorrell (pictured) delivers a kill at the net against the Bishop Blanchet Braves on Nov. 8 at Sammamish High School in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Braves earn comeback win against Wolverines

Bellevue loses to Bishop Blanchet in first round of 3A SeaKing playoffs.

Bellevue Wolverines senior Katie Sorrell (pictured) delivers a kill at the net against the Bishop Blanchet Braves on Nov. 8 at Sammamish High School in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
Interlake Saints junior setter Katie Thomas wants to lead her team to the Class 3A state volleyball tournament this November. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Thomas runs the show for the Saints

Interlake junior setter Katie Thomas is the undisputed leader of her volleyball team.

Interlake Saints junior setter Katie Thomas wants to lead her team to the Class 3A state volleyball tournament this November. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Bellevue Christian Vikings running back John Kim, center, battles for extra yardage against the Klahowya Eagles in the season finale on Nov. 3 at Sammamish High School in Bellevue. The Eagles defeated the Vikings 21-0, eliminating the Vikings from playoff contention. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Eagles shut out Vikings with playoff berth on the line

Bellevue Christian finishes the 2018 season with five victories.

Bellevue Christian Vikings running back John Kim, center, battles for extra yardage against the Klahowya Eagles in the season finale on Nov. 3 at Sammamish High School in Bellevue. The Eagles defeated the Vikings 21-0, eliminating the Vikings from playoff contention. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography
The Bellevue Wolverines football team improved their overall record to 10-0 courtesy of a 34-7 victory against Shorecrest in a winner-to-state, loser-out playoff game on Nov. 3 at Bellevue Memorial Stadium. Bellevue junior running back Alex Reid (pictured) battled for extra yardage against the Shorecrest defense. The Wolverines will host Snohomish in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs at 7 p.m. on Nov. 9 at Bellevue Memorial Stadium. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Bellevue captures victory against Shorecrest in playoff game

Wolverines remain undefeated on the gridiron.

  • Nov 4, 2018
The Bellevue Wolverines football team improved their overall record to 10-0 courtesy of a 34-7 victory against Shorecrest in a winner-to-state, loser-out playoff game on Nov. 3 at Bellevue Memorial Stadium. Bellevue junior running back Alex Reid (pictured) battled for extra yardage against the Shorecrest defense. The Wolverines will host Snohomish in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs at 7 p.m. on Nov. 9 at Bellevue Memorial Stadium. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus
Bellevue Wolverines junior midfielder Courtney Serres, left, and Lake Washington player Haimanot Hanson, right, battle for possession of the ball in a loser-out 3A KingCo playoff game. Lake Washington defeated Bellevue 2-0 on Nov. 1 at Bellevue High School. The Wolverines finished the 2018 season with an overall record of 6-9-2. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Kangaroos conquer Wolverines in loser-out playoff game

Bellevue girls soccer team finishes the 2018 season with an overall record of 6-9-2.

  • Nov 4, 2018
Bellevue Wolverines junior midfielder Courtney Serres, left, and Lake Washington player Haimanot Hanson, right, battle for possession of the ball in a loser-out 3A KingCo playoff game. Lake Washington defeated Bellevue 2-0 on Nov. 1 at Bellevue High School. The Wolverines finished the 2018 season with an overall record of 6-9-2. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus