Joel Willits

Wednesday morning wrap: Volleyball

A summary of all the volleyball action from Tues., Oct. 21.

Wednesday morning wrap: Girl’s soccer

A summary of girl's soccer games from the previous day

Mount Si wins Sea-King 3A District golf tournament

By Joel WillitsBellevue ReporterWith a score of 70, Mount Si High School won the Sea-King 3A District golf tournament on Monday in Mukilteo.Bradley Harrison of… Continue reading

Bellevue: Fall season heats up

It’s been a wild and crazy fall sports season and, with playoffs looming in all sports, it’s getting to be that exciting time of the year again. Here are a few thoughts I’ve had regarding the seasons so far.

Bellevue Reporter Week 8 Power Rankings

Power Rankings: Bellevue gears up for a big test against Liberty, retains No. 1 spotBy Joel WillitsBellevue ReporterKingCo 3A Power Rankings1. Bellevue Wolverines (7-0, 4-0… Continue reading

Newport X country runners who are search and rescue members

Newport cross country runners find strength in search and rescue efforts

By Joel WillitsBellevue ReporterThere are plenty of things that Newport boys cross country coach Paul Turner can worry about, but his athletes trusting one another… Continue reading

Newport X country runners who are search and rescue members
Juanita’s Robert Golden runs past Interlake defenders Matt Mawangi

Rebels run all over Interlake

After being beaten mentally and physically by the Liberty Patriots two weeks ago on its own homecoming, Juanita’s first-year head coach Shaun Tarantola sent his team back to basics.

Juanita’s Robert Golden runs past Interlake defenders Matt Mawangi

Wild week shakes up power rankings

By all accounts, this was supposed to be the game Interlake announced its official arrival back into the competitive ranks of the KingCo 3A Conference.

Nick Merrill and his wife Liz Strathy-Merrill run the final feet of their Portland-to-Bellevue run to benefit the Drop in the Bucket foundation

Run for Water a big success

What started with a bit of curiosity on the part of Bellevue’s Liz Strathy-Merrill has ended with a goal reached that will have a big impact on many.

Nick Merrill and his wife Liz Strathy-Merrill run the final feet of their Portland-to-Bellevue run to benefit the Drop in the Bucket foundation
Brett Kirschner avoids a Sammamish defender in Interlake’s 55-17 win in the 2008 Crossroads Cup. Kirschner rushed for 235 yards and four touchdowns in the win.

Interlake Saints dominate Crossroads Cup | Prep Football

Sammamish opened up the 2008 Crossroads Cup with a huge play. They ended the first-half with another. Unfortunately, what happened between those plays ultimately doomed them and sent the team to another loss against Interlake.

Brett Kirschner avoids a Sammamish defender in Interlake’s 55-17 win in the 2008 Crossroads Cup. Kirschner rushed for 235 yards and four touchdowns in the win.

Crossroads Cup fallout

The bad part was everything in between.

Interlake records highlight week two

After the sophomore passed for 256 yards and three touchdowns in Interlake’s season-opening win over Ingraham, he followed it up by teaming up with junior receiver Dylan Amell to completely shatter three school records in the Saints 53-48 wild win over Yelm on Friday night.

Nicole Franklin

Experienced Sammamish soccer squad races to 3-0 start

If the preseason is any indication, the Sammamish Totems girls soccer team might think about moving to the Kingco 4A Conference.

Nicole Franklin
Senior running back Peter Nguyen carries the ball in the first quarter of Bellevue’s win over Bothell on Friday. Nguyen rushed for 111 yards and three touchdowns.

Bellevue blasts Bothell 38-19

Don’t blame Bothell for seeing blue Friday night. It was everywhere.

Senior running back Peter Nguyen carries the ball in the first quarter of Bellevue’s win over Bothell on Friday. Nguyen rushed for 111 yards and three touchdowns.
Bellevue junior defender Samantha McKee works around a host of Issaquah players in Tuesday’s 2-0 loss to the Eagles. The Wolverines travel to face Ballard today at 3 p.m.

Bellevue soccer off and kicking in new-look KingCo

In a season in which the Bellevue Wolverines feel they have a bit of a target on their backs, the year started with a loss to a familiar foe that meant next to nothing.

Bellevue junior defender Samantha McKee works around a host of Issaquah players in Tuesday’s 2-0 loss to the Eagles. The Wolverines travel to face Ballard today at 3 p.m.

Cross country gets started with KingCo jamboree

Cross country runners from around the KingCo Conference kicked off the season with the KingCo Jamboree Class Race at Lake Sammamish State Park on Wednesday.

UW grants Savannah his release

The University of Washington announced Tuesday that the UW athletic department has granted junior linebacker E.J. Savannah’s request to contact other schools regarding a transfer.

Interlake’s Brett Kirschner tries to get outside the grasp of Ingraham’s Tim Jones during the Saints 41-0 season-opening win on Friday.

Interlake sophomore QB Matt Malos leads Saints to first 1-0 start since 2005

As far as debuts go, this one couldn’t have gone much better. Interlake scored 32 points in the first half and sophomore quarterback Matt Malos was spectacular in his first varsity start as the Saints shutout Ingraham of Seattle 41-0 at Interlake Stadium.

Interlake’s Brett Kirschner tries to get outside the grasp of Ingraham’s Tim Jones during the Saints 41-0 season-opening win on Friday.

So much for last weak-end

When you’re from the state of Washington, I guess you get used to this sort of thing.

Interlake rolls in season opener

Sophomore quarterback Matt Malos leads Saints to 1-0 start for the first time since 2005