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                                Bellevue Wolverines junior badminton player Melinda Guo is one of the team captains in 2018. Guo captured second place at the 2017 KingCo singles badminton tournament.

Guo hopes to lead Wolverines to back-to-back KingCo tournament titles

Bellevue junior earned second place in KingCo singles tournament in 2017.

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                                Bellevue Wolverines junior badminton player Melinda Guo is one of the team captains in 2018. Guo captured second place at the 2017 KingCo singles badminton tournament.
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                                Interlake Saints senior forward Owen Gortner will continue his soccer career at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles in 2019.

Gortner leads Saints soccer squad

Interlake senior forward will play collegiate soccer in Los Angeles.

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                                Interlake Saints senior forward Owen Gortner will continue his soccer career at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles in 2019.

Speed skaters perform admirably at Nationals

Three Bellevue School District students dominate national competition.

  • Apr 4, 2018
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                                Bellevue Bulldogs sophomore Griffin McCormick currently is batting .308 at the plate through 23 games thus far during the 2018 season. The Bulldogs have an overall record 7-16.

McCormick is the epitome of a team player

Injury in 2017 didn’t derail McCormick on the diamond.

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                                Bellevue Bulldogs sophomore Griffin McCormick currently is batting .308 at the plate through 23 games thus far during the 2018 season. The Bulldogs have an overall record 7-16.

It’s a rugby time of year

Rugby season is rolling in the Northwest. The Eastside’s Panthers Youth Rugby Club is sporting teams in the U10, U12 and U14 divisions. For information,… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2018

Bothell defeats Newport, 5-1

Bothell beat Newport, 5-1, in 4A KingCo baseball action on March 28 in Bothell. Newport — which fell to 2-2 in league and 4-2 overall… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2018

Playing multiple sports creates better, healthier kids, says physical therapist

Special to the Reporter In an era of specialization in sports involving athletes of all ages, physical therapist and DPT, Anna Friedman, joins most medical… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2018

Seattle deserves to host World Cup 2026 matches, according to local soccer aficionados

FIFA will decide where the 48-team event lands in June.

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                                Bellevue Bulldogs freshman infielder Megan Marino is dominating at the plate thus far during the 2018 season. Marino is batting .540 and has 21 RBI in 12 games played during the season. The Bulldogs currently have an overall record of 16-1.

Marino is making a sizable impact in first season with Bulldogs

Bellevue Bulldogs softball team is dominating its opponents in early season action.

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                                Bellevue Bulldogs freshman infielder Megan Marino is dominating at the plate thus far during the 2018 season. Marino is batting .540 and has 21 RBI in 12 games played during the season. The Bulldogs currently have an overall record of 16-1.
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                                Bellevue sophomore Jed Michael, right, and Mercer Island midfielder Luca Mtskhetadze, left, battle for possession of the ball. Bellevue and Mercer Island battled to a 0-0 tie on March 23 in Bellevue.

Wolverines, Islanders battle to a stalemate on the soccer field

Rivalry showdown ends in a draw.

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                                Bellevue sophomore Jed Michael, right, and Mercer Island midfielder Luca Mtskhetadze, left, battle for possession of the ball. Bellevue and Mercer Island battled to a 0-0 tie on March 23 in Bellevue.

Jemal, Campana dive onto USA Junior National ultimate teams

Three Cedars Waldorf coach is blessed to have guided the duo along their journey.

Goucher to host baseball camp in April

Former professional baseball player and Atlanta Braves scout Steve Goucher will conduct a spring break baseball camp from April 9 through April 13 at Hidden… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2018
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                                The Bellevue Wolverines girls lacrosse team lost 16-3 to the Mercer Island Islanders on March 21. Bellevue players Kimberly Nickerson, Abby Parrish and Lily Weingaertner each recorded a goal apiece in the loss. The Wolverines dropped to 2-1 overall with the loss while Mercer Island improved their overall record to 4-0.

Islanders defeat Wolverines in rivalry lacrosse showdown

Wolverines suffer first loss of 2018 season.

  • Mar 23, 2018
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                                The Bellevue Wolverines girls lacrosse team lost 16-3 to the Mercer Island Islanders on March 21. Bellevue players Kimberly Nickerson, Abby Parrish and Lily Weingaertner each recorded a goal apiece in the loss. The Wolverines dropped to 2-1 overall with the loss while Mercer Island improved their overall record to 4-0.
Interlake Saints senior pitcher Nick Bentsen will anchor his team’s pitching staff during the 2018 season. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Senior leadership exuded by the Saints baseball squad

Interlake softball team focused on taking the next step

Interlake Saints senior pitcher Nick Bentsen will anchor his team’s pitching staff during the 2018 season. Shaun Scott/staff photo
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                                Mary Catherine Tolbert, Kama Boswell and Montana Jones are the team captains for the Bellevue Wolverines softball team.

Martin is the new Wolverines softball head coach

Bellevue baseball team is focused on making a postseason run

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                                Mary Catherine Tolbert, Kama Boswell and Montana Jones are the team captains for the Bellevue Wolverines softball team.
Sammamish Totems senior catcher Noah Shaw earned Class 2A all-state honors as a junior during the 2017 season. Shaw, who played third base last season, will be the Totems’ starting catcher this spring. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Totems baseball team is focused on the fundamentals

Sammamish youthful softball squad is focused on continued improvement.

Sammamish Totems senior catcher Noah Shaw earned Class 2A all-state honors as a junior during the 2017 season. Shaw, who played third base last season, will be the Totems’ starting catcher this spring. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Shortstop Lexsi Barashkoff, senior Taylor Woodey, senior Bridget Johnson and senior Elliet Bradshaw will be four key players during the 2018 season for the Newport Knights. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Mamon to lead Knights softball program

Knights baseball squad is looking to take the next step.

Shortstop Lexsi Barashkoff, senior Taylor Woodey, senior Bridget Johnson and senior Elliet Bradshaw will be four key players during the 2018 season for the Newport Knights. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Bellevue Christian seniors Annie Whitton, Katie Pippel, Jasmine Hathaway and Celine LaBossier are striving to bring home a trophy from the Class 1A state tournament in their final year of high school softball. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Vikings softball team wants to place at the Class 1A state tournament

Bellevue Christian softball team is led by strong senior class.

Bellevue Christian seniors Annie Whitton, Katie Pippel, Jasmine Hathaway and Celine LaBossier are striving to bring home a trophy from the Class 1A state tournament in their final year of high school softball. Shaun Scott/staff photo
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                                Bellevue Wolverines head football coach Mark Landes announced his resignation in early March after leading the program for the past two seasons. Landes had an overall record of 16-3 during his two-year tenure. Bellevue lost to the O’Dea Fighting Irish 34-33 in double overtime in the Class 3A state semifinals on Nov. 25, 2017.

Bellevue High School head football coach resigns

Bellevue Wolverines head football coach Mark Landes made one of the toughest decisions of his entire life in early March. Landes, who graduated from Bellevue… Continue reading

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                                Bellevue Wolverines head football coach Mark Landes announced his resignation in early March after leading the program for the past two seasons. Landes had an overall record of 16-3 during his two-year tenure. Bellevue lost to the O’Dea Fighting Irish 34-33 in double overtime in the Class 3A state semifinals on Nov. 25, 2017.

Taiwo earns first place in Heptathlon at USA Indoor Track and Field Championships

Newport Knights alumnus Jeremy Taiwo is undeniably one of the best athletes to emerge from the Eastside region. Taiwo, who captured 11th place in the… Continue reading