Sports

Prep Notebook

4/14

  • Jun 2, 2008

Aerating golf greens needs to be done

Since we aerated the greens this week at Bellevue Golf Course, let’s talk about why this has to be done. We do this twice per year, pull out the cores, shovel them off the green, and top-dress the green with sand to make it smooth again to putt on.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Rec Cal

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
Newport’s Jacob Dance goes up to the ball as Skyline’s Edgar Esquivel

Offense to the rescue Bellevue 5, Interlake 0

Darryl Gonyea had to find some offense.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Newport’s Jacob Dance goes up to the ball as Skyline’s Edgar Esquivel

Wanted: Athletes of the Year

It’s hard to believe that the spring season is already beginning to wind down with a race to the playoffs. It seems like only yesterday I was preparing my summer football previews, yet here we are only two weeks away from spring sport playoffs.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Newport’s Will Pierce slides into home in a game against Bellevue.

Newport bats overpower Bellevue Sammamish 10, Interlake 5

Oregon State recruit Blake Gibbs blasted a two-run homerun in the fourth inning that made a 7-1 Newport lead seem insurmountable, as the Knights defeated Bellevue 11-2 at Bellevue High School on April 18.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Newport’s Will Pierce slides into home in a game against Bellevue.

Prep Notebook Level 9

4/17

  • Jun 2, 2008

Reporter Stars

Drew Wate, Eastside Catholic: Wate won both the shot put and the discus in the Crusaders’ April 17 track meet against Seattle Prep and Ingraham.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Newport’s Blake Gibbs hit a gland slam in the bottom of the fifth inning to help the Knights.

Playing for Taryn

To say it has been a tough week for the Knights family would be a vast understatement.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Newport’s Blake Gibbs hit a gland slam in the bottom of the fifth inning to help the Knights.

Baseball Roundup

Colton Bielaski hit a game-winning RBI double in extra innings, as Bellevue defeated Issaquah 1-0 in an eight inning contest at Bellevue High School on April 24.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Rowers win gold

Thanks to solid contributions from Bellevue residents, the Sammamish Rowing Association won gold at the 2008 Northwest Sculling Regatta.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Soccer Roundup

Seventh-place Liberty stunned Newport 2-1 on Tuesday, April 22 to knock the Knights out of KingCo 3A’s top spot with a win at home.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Erica Addison is batting .508 for the Bulldogs.

Bulldogs streaking towards playoffs

There’s no other way to put it: Bellevue Community College head softball coach Leah Francis is too modest.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Erica Addison is batting .508 for the Bulldogs.

Sports Briefs

More Saints commit

Big inning keys Newport win Mercer Island 5, Bellevue 3

Newport scored five runs in the third inning and added another in the fourth inning to defeat Skyline 6-2 at Skyline High School on April 25.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Sammamish’s Will Minice makes the catch.

Spartans take advantage of Totem errors

Skyline took advantage of three Sammamish errors, beating the Totems 5-1 on April 25 and maintaining a two-game lead on Newport for the conference title with one week left in the season.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Sammamish’s Will Minice makes the catch.

Play from the correct tees for more fun

I can’t tell you how many times I see golfers of all levels playing from the wrong tees and consequently not having fun playing the game they love.

Eastsie Catholic’s Matt Boyd

Flawless Crusaders march on

Eastside Catholic baseball coach Curt Towey may need to hang a few warning signs around the Crusader’s baseball field, because at the rate his team is hitting the ball over the fence, they’re bound to strike someone soon.

Eastsie Catholic’s Matt Boyd
Bellevue’s Merielle Moffatt scores one of her three goals against Snohomish.

Snohomish too much to handle Holy Names 15, Sammamish 14 Overlake 7, Eastside Catholic 5

Rick Nemyre said Snohomish would be a tough game for his Bellevue girl’s lacrosse team.

Bellevue’s Merielle Moffatt scores one of her three goals against Snohomish.