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                                The Bellevue Wolverines girls swim dive team earned the Class 3A state championship on Nov. 11 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. The Wolverines, who compiled a total of 281 team points, won a state title for the first time since the 2006 season. Bellevue athletes Elena Acevedo, Eleanor Casey, Katie Duff, Delora Li, Janelle Rudolph, Rylee Siripipat, Aneta Wyzga, Rachel Jin and Sarah Walsh competed at the state meet. The Wolverines were coached by Andy Hay, Lisa Van Loben Sels, Mckenzie Schroder, Oey Chang and Ale Fuentes.

Bellevue 2017 sports year in review

JANUARY Baker announces he will enter NFL Draft: University of Washington Huskies safety Budda Baker, who is a 2014 graduate of Bellevue High School, announced… Continue reading

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                                The Bellevue Wolverines girls swim dive team earned the Class 3A state championship on Nov. 11 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. The Wolverines, who compiled a total of 281 team points, won a state title for the first time since the 2006 season. Bellevue athletes Elena Acevedo, Eleanor Casey, Katie Duff, Delora Li, Janelle Rudolph, Rylee Siripipat, Aneta Wyzga, Rachel Jin and Sarah Walsh competed at the state meet. The Wolverines were coached by Andy Hay, Lisa Van Loben Sels, Mckenzie Schroder, Oey Chang and Ale Fuentes.
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                                Interlake Saints 2016 graduate Dejhion Parrish had 41 carries for 618 rushing yards and eight touchdowns during his sophomore season with the Arizona Western College football team. Parrish averaged a whopping 15.1 yards per carry this past season. Arizona Western lost to East Mississippi 31-28 in the NJCAA National Championship game on Dec. 3.

Parrish puts up big numbers at Arizona Western

Arizona Western sophomore running back Dejhion Parrish was one of the most electrifying players in the world of junior college football during the 2017 season… Continue reading

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                                Interlake Saints 2016 graduate Dejhion Parrish had 41 carries for 618 rushing yards and eight touchdowns during his sophomore season with the Arizona Western College football team. Parrish averaged a whopping 15.1 yards per carry this past season. Arizona Western lost to East Mississippi 31-28 in the NJCAA National Championship game on Dec. 3.
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                                Newport Knights senior guard David Combs, right dribbles along the baseline against the Eastlake Wolves. Newport improved its overall record to 3-0 with a 43-39 win against Eastlake on Dec. 8 at Newport High School in Factoria.

Knights come through in the clutch against Wolves

Clutch free throw shooting down the stretch propelled the Newport Knights boys basketball team to their third consecutive victory of the 2017-18 season. Newport senior… Continue reading

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                                Newport Knights senior guard David Combs, right dribbles along the baseline against the Eastlake Wolves. Newport improved its overall record to 3-0 with a 43-39 win against Eastlake on Dec. 8 at Newport High School in Factoria.
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                                Newport Knights junior guard Nicole Chan, center, scored a game-high 21 points against the Eastlake Wolves on Dec. 8 at Newport High School in Factoria. Eastlake defeated Newport 70-52.

Knights lose to Wolves in KingCo girls hoops 4A matchup

Newport Knights girls basketball head coach Travis Whitaker was proud of his team’s performance against one of the most formidable basketball squads in the Class… Continue reading

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                                Newport Knights junior guard Nicole Chan, center, scored a game-high 21 points against the Eastlake Wolves on Dec. 8 at Newport High School in Factoria. Eastlake defeated Newport 70-52.

Former Microsoft exec to bring professional basketball to Bellevue in 2019

The sound of bouncing basketballs reverberating from the hardwood and swishing through the net will be the norm in the world of professional basketball in… Continue reading

O’Dea defeats Bellevue in double overtime in state semifinals

A magical season for the Bellevue Wolverines football squad ended just one game shy of the Class 3A state championship game. The O’Dea Fighting Irish… Continue reading

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                                Bellevue Wolverines senior captain Kiley Suter, right, battles with a Kamiakin player for possession of the ball in the Class 3A state third/fourth place matchup on Nov. 18 at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup.

Wolverines finish in fourth place at state soccer tournament

The Bellevue Wolverines girls soccer team put together a memorable season on the soccer pitch in 2017. Bellevue saw its season conclude, courtesy of a… Continue reading

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                                Bellevue Wolverines senior captain Kiley Suter, right, battles with a Kamiakin player for possession of the ball in the Class 3A state third/fourth place matchup on Nov. 18 at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup.
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                                Bellevue senior Callie Weber captured the Class 3A KingCo MVP volleyball award.

Weber earns KingCo MVP award

Bellevue Wolverines senior volleyball Callie Weber was adept at delivering pulverizing kills from her position of outside hitter during the 2017 season. Weber, who led… Continue reading

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                                Bellevue senior Callie Weber captured the Class 3A KingCo MVP volleyball award.
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                                Newport Knights boys water polo head coach Farrah Kunkel, left, speaks to her team during the regional tournament on Nov. 4 at Rogers High School in Puyallup.

Knights’ boys water polo season ends at regionals

The Newport Knights boys water polo team may have not had a winning record during the 2017 season but they put together a respectable year… Continue reading

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                                Newport Knights boys water polo head coach Farrah Kunkel, left, speaks to her team during the regional tournament on Nov. 4 at Rogers High School in Puyallup.

Wolverines are poised for a deep playoff run

The Bellevue Wolverines’ football program will kickoff the Class 3A state playoffs against Oak Harbor at 1 p.m. on Nov. 11 at Bellevue Memorial Stadium.… Continue reading

Flame 14U fastpitch team captures championship

In the final tournament of the 2017 season, the Flame Black 04 14U fastpitch squad rose to the occasion against one of their biggest rivals.… Continue reading

Islanders defeat Wolverines in loser-out volleyball match

With a berth in the Class 3A state volleyball tournament on the line, the Mercer Island Islanders came through in the clutch against their biggest… Continue reading

Wolverines dominate Kangaroos in homecoming game

The Bellevue Wolverines football team undoubtedly proved they’re ready for the playoffs to begin. Bellevue unveiled a prolific performance on senior night in front of… Continue reading

Saints Cross Country team is putting together a special season

Hard work and dedication have propelled the Interlake Saints boys cross country team to excellence on the trails. The Saints, who captured second place at… Continue reading

Knights’ Fukutomi is focused on the gridiron

Newport Knights senior Marcus Fukutomi is the definition of a football player. Fukutomi is an old school kind of guy who doesn’t care what position… Continue reading

Wolverines dominate on the links

Coming up with clutch putts under pressure is the norm for the Bellevue Wolverines boys golf team. The Wolverines, who finished the 2017 regular season… Continue reading

Wolverines dominate Islanders in rivalry contest

Bellevue Wolverines senior running back Isaiah Ifanse was an unstoppable force against the Mercer Island Islanders in a Class 3A KingCo rivalry matchup. Ifanse scored… Continue reading

Arena is making an impact with Bulldogs

Eastside Bulldogs wide receiver Anton Arena wasn’t about to let his football career come to a close following his high school days. Arena, who graduated… Continue reading

Bellevue captures convincing victory against Interlake on the gridiron

For the second consecutive week the Bellevue Wolverines football team’s defense unveiled a stellar performance. Bellevue dominated in all phases of the game, cruising to… Continue reading

Islanders register comeback win against Saints

Second half dominance was the difference for the Mercer Island Islanders football team in their KingCo 3A matchup on the road against the Interlake Saints.… Continue reading