Emily Nordhoff, an Eastside resident and Holy Names Academy graduate, was named to the Class 3A All-State softball team as an infielder. Nordhoff’s teammate Candy Button, a junior, earned honorable mention honors as an outfielder.
New York Knicks guard and former University of Washington star Nate Robinson will host his first-ever “Nate Robinson Basketball Camp” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 29-Aug. 1 at Mercer Island’s Community Center at Mercer View.
The popularity of lacrosse in the Northwest has led to more and more high school players going on to play in college. That popularity brought Team USA’s U-19 national team to Mercer Island Sunday for a clinic and an exhibition game against the Northwest college All-Stars.
Alexa Linger wanted to do more.
The Bellevue High grad and UW freshman had been volunteering with the Seattle Union Gospel Mission since November of 2007, and was looking for a way to do something bigger for the Mission, but struggled to figure out what that might be.
After tragedy rocked both the Bellevue and University of Washington communities, Linger realized she could wait no longer. When Chase Anderson, an ex-boyfriend and friend of Linger’s from Bellevue High School, was tragically killed April 25 while longboarding on the university’s campus, it changed the way Linger approached life.
When the Bellevue Blue 7/8 lacrosse team traveled to Philadelphia last week, they were able to taste some authentic Philadelphia cuisine in addition to the competition of a large East Coast lacrosse tournament.
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Bellevue Community College assistant Dani Baird has resigned to take a head coaching position at Skagit Valley Community College. Baird served as an assistant coach for BCC the past two years, helping to lead the Bulldogs to a school-best record of 42-6 this past season.
A lot of boxes were packed in a three-day span at Safeco Field last week.
With the Mariners sitting dead-last in the majors, the powers-that-be announced General Manager Bill Bavasi had been relieved of his duties early in the week. On Thursday, Seattle canned manager John McLaren, who had led the club to a lackluster 68-84 record since taking over for Mike Hargrove last season.