Sports

Interlake Saints nab fifth-place finish at KingCo tournament

The Interlake Saints wrestling team earned a fifth-place finish at the Class 3A KingCo wrestling tournament on Feb. 5. The Saints, who compiled 69.5 team… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2017

Bellevue tops all at KingCo championships | Prep boys swim and dive

Bellevue’s quest for a third consecutive state swim title is off to a strong start. The Bellevue boys swim and dive team bested all competition… Continue reading

Wolverines win season finale, clinch share of KingCo title

SPORTS ROUNDUP BOYS BASKETBALL Wolverines clinch KingCo 3A regular season title The Bellevue Wolverines defeated the Sammamish Totems 88-47 on Jan. 31. The Wolverines clinched… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2017

Redmond earns win against Interlake on the hardwood

The Redmond Mustangs girls basketball team defeated the Interlake Saints 58-44 in a showdown between KingCo 3A teams on Jan. 30. Interlake senior guard Amanda… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2017

Wolverines defeat Mustangs in girls hoops contest

SPORTS ROUNDUP GIRLS BASKETBALL Bellevue defeats Redmond The Bellevue Wolverines defeated the Redmond Mustangs 57-47 on Jan. 23. Bellevue (15-2) will host the Juanita Rebels… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2017

Cedar Park Christian football hires former Bellevue coach Butch Goncharoff

Cedar Park Christian made a stunning announcement on Monday, as news broke that the Eagles hired former Bellevue High football coach Butch Goncharoff. One of… Continue reading

Landes has interim tag removed, will guide Bellevue Wolverines football program in 2017

Mark Landes, center, was the Bellevue Wolverines football team’s interim head coach during the 2016 season. The Bellevue Football Twitter feed, @BellevueFB announced Landes was… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2017

Interlake ace hurler will play college baseball at UW

A towering figure on the pitching mound of a baseball diamond can have a sizable impact on opposing batters’ approach to the game at the… Continue reading

Eagles fend off Knights rally

In the fourth quarter the Newport Knights boys basketball team cut the Issaquah Eagles lead to seven points on three different occasions. Issaquah then outscored… Continue reading

Knights lose to Eagles in KingCo contest

The second quarter ended up being the difference in a matchup between the Newport Knights and Issaquah Eagles girls basketball teams. The Eagles, which had… Continue reading

Totems lose to Islanders in basketball matchup

An evenly-matched game after the first quarter of play between the Mercer Island Islanders and Sammamish Totems boys basketball teams appeared to possess the attributes… Continue reading

Freeman leads Bulldogs’ backcourt

Bellevue College sophomore Taylor Freeman is thriving on the hardwood with the Bellevue Bulldogs men’s collegiate basketball team. Freeman, who graduated from Shorewood High School… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2017

Bellevue alum Budda Baker will enter NFL Draft

SPORTS ROUNDUP Bellevue grad Baker will enter 2017 NFL Draft University of Washington Huskies safety Budda Baker, who is a 2014 graduate of Bellevue High… Continue reading

Rodriguez is the Totems’ floor general

On the basketball court, the point guard position is the equivalent to a quarterback on a football team. The point guard controls the action and… Continue reading

2016: The year in the sports world on the Eastside

JANUARY Saints win KingCo 3A wrestling title A league championship title was on the line in a matchup between the Interlake Saints and Mercer Island… Continue reading

Bellevue Christian girls hoops team defeats Coupeville

SPORTS ROUNDUP GIRLS BASKETBALL Bellevue Christian remains undefeated The Bellevue Christian Vikings cruised to a 49-14 victory against Coupeville on Dec. 16. The Vikings (6-0)… Continue reading

Knights girls hoops team nabs KingCo 4A victory

A strong fourth quarter sealed a victory for the Newport Knights girls basketball team against the Mount Si Wildcats in a KingCo 4A matchup. The… Continue reading

Wildcats capture first win of season against Knights

For the first time during the 2016-17 season, the Mount Si Wildcats boys basketball team was victorious on the basketball court. Mount Si snapped a… Continue reading

Saints football player attains coveted award on gridiron

During the 2016 high school football season I had an opportunity to cover four Interlake Saints football games. The Saints, who finished the 2016 season… Continue reading

Vikings remain undefeated on the hardwood

Sports Roundup GIRLS BASKETBALL Vikings remain undefeated The Bellevue Christian Vikings registered a 35-29 win against Nooksack Valley in a low-scoring contest on Dec. 6.… Continue reading