Sports

Bellevue sophomores Erica Addison (left) and Dawn Norcross (right)

Three Bellevue CC softballers named to All-American team

The awards rolled in for the BCC softball team, following their sterling 42-6 season. Topping the list, sophomores Erica Addison and Dawn Norcross, as well as freshman Korri Heideman were all named to the 2008 Louisville Slugger/NFCA NWAACC All-American team.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Bellevue sophomores Erica Addison (left) and Dawn Norcross (right)
The Neon Knights and their trophies.

Eight Newport High students take first in Ski to Sea biathalon

Eight students at Newport High School won the high school division of the annual Ski to Sea race last weekend that goes from Mt. Baker to the bay in Bellingham. Competing as the Neon Knights, the boys won the division in 6:56.56.7, beating the second place team by nine minutes and placing 86th out of 445 teams.

  • Jun 2, 2008
The Neon Knights and their trophies.
Bellevue’s Race Sciabica goes for the ball with a Mt. Si player during a home game Friday

Experience may help Bellevue take next step in KingCo soccer

Four years after taking over the reins of the Bellevue High School soccer program, Dave Carter believes this might just be the year his Wolverines take the next step.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Bellevue’s Race Sciabica goes for the ball with a Mt. Si player during a home game Friday

Wrong ruling on drug tests

Do random drug and alcohol tests really infringe an athletes rights?

  • Jun 2, 2008

Another March, another frustration

March sure can be maddening.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Prep Notebook

East-West All-Star

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Athletes of the Week

Ryan Stromberg, Eastside Catholic

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Bellevue High track coach Cliff Nixon

The everyday coach

It’s raining, it’s cold and it’s certifiably miserable out on the Bellevue High School track, but one man is still smiling.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Bellevue High track coach Cliff Nixon

My advice: follow your own advice

Sometimes I watch the self-proclaimed “sports experts” on TV and laugh when their so-called advice regarding the NCAA Tournament fails to come to fruition.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Prep Notebook

3/26

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Prep Notebook

4/1

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UW star quarterback Jake Locker talks to the media during a spring press conference.

UW coach, Locker OK on summer baseball

The question came in many different ways to both Huskies head football coach Tyrone Willingham and his sophomore star quarterback Jake Locker. It’s a wonder their heads didn’t spin.

  • Jun 2, 2008
UW star quarterback Jake Locker talks to the media during a spring press conference.

Judge rejects lawsuit over soccer field use

Plans for several new soccer fields at Sixty Acres Park in Redmond can move forward now that King County Superior Court Judge Dean Lum Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by the Seattle Area Soaring Society that sought to prevent organized soccer in the park.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Quadrant sells TPC at Snoqualmie Ridge

Quadrant Homes, Washington State’s largest homebuilder, has sold the Tournament Players Course (TPC) at Snoqualmie Ridge to BrightStar Golf Group. Based in Carlsbad, Calif., BrightStar is a golf management firm which owns and operates golf properties in selective markets throughout the United States.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Notice how the right wrist has not hinged. Keep this feel throughout the swing.

Keep right wrist firm to feel real power

You hear so much talk about the wrists in the golf swing on how to hinge them early or to retain the wrist cock in the downswing as long as possible. Well the people who I see working on these things always over do it and end up losing power and accuracy.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Notice how the right wrist has not hinged. Keep this feel throughout the swing.

The Recreation Calendar

The Recreation Calendar lists recreational and participation sports submitted by nonprofit organizations. Mail to: Recreation Calendar, Reporter Newspapers, 18080 NE 68th St. #A150 Redmond, WA 98052, fax to 425-867-0784 or e-mail to sports@reporternewspapers.com.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Viktor Drangnell

Athletes of the Week

Viktor Drangnell

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Viktor Drangnell

Prep Notebook

4/3

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Quick hitters

College basketball is over. Baseball has begun. Football is already being talked about. The NHL and NBA are nearing their respective playoffs. With so much going on, I’ve been given no choice but to present you with a quick hitting, bullet style From the Sidelines special edition.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Baseball Roundup

Seattle Prep had hoped things would turn out better with the opening of Steve Cox Memorial Park, but the Crusaders’ offense forced Prep to make five throwing errors, as Eastside Catholic cruised past the Panthers 9-6 on April 5.

  • Jun 2, 2008