Sports

Eastside Catholic tabbed for Kickoff Classic game

Each fall the Emerald City Kickoff Classic at Qwest Field unofficially kickstarts the prep football season. Next fall the Eastside Catholic football team will be a part of that event, as they’ll face off with the Eisenhower Cadets of Yakima at noon on Sept. 6 from Qwest.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Overtime goal sinks Bellevue soccer Sammamish 2, Newport 1

Chris Morris scored an unassisted goal in the 82nd minute to help Mercer Island to a 3-2 overtime victory over the Wolverines at Bellevue High School on April 29.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Former Sammamish coach joins Cal

New University of California head coach Mike Montgomery has added a familiar name to his staff in former Sammamish High School and Green River Community College coach Travis DeCuire.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Simplify your approach to better enjoy the game

The flag is seldom your target - unless you are a tour player. Knocking down flags is not your game.

Whitman inducts Bellevue High graduate into its Hall of Fame

Don Woodworth, the all-time career leading scorer for Whitman men’s basketball, was inducted into the college’s Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 26 during a ceremony at Whitman’s campus in Walla Walla, Wash.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Prep Notebook

Baseball

  • Jun 2, 2008

Undefeated

Ask a baseball player how many home runs he’s clubbed and he’ll give you a quick, decisive answer. Ask a football player how many touchdowns he’s scored and you’re sure to get a accurate account. In this statistical world, numbers are the rule and gauge of which an athletes accomplishments are assessed.

The wide world of sports

By JOEL WILLITS

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue Christian baseball wins title

Thanks to solid contributions from a quartet of seniors, Bellevue Christian captured its third-straight Emerald City League title with a 6-1 win over Overlake on May 1.

Newport soccer wins, finishes third

Newport used a 2-1 win over Mount Si to finish in third place in KingCo 3A, one point ahead of Skyline and one point below Sammamish.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Issaquah shuts out Newport to ice undefeated run

Mikenzie Voves pitched a four-hitter as Issaquah (16-0, 16-0 KingCo 3A) defeated Newport 1-0 on May 1 to finish off an undefeated regular season and claim the KingCo title.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Nathan Hale holds to top Crusaders

Lara Sidhu and Eliza Cady each picked up hat tricks that helped Nathan Hale hold on for a wild 9-8 win over Eastside Catholic on May 2.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Taiwo sweeps at all-city track meet

Jeremy Taiwo swept all three jumping events at the Bellevue city meet on May 1, winning the high jump, long jump and triple jump.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Gymnastics Scores

Level 9 and 10 Region II Championships 2008

  • Jun 2, 2008

Iseman, Altig winners in West Seattle

Aaron Iseman, the 2007 long jump state champion, won that event and the 100, headlining a fantastic day of performances for the Bellevue Christian Vikings at the MacGregor Twilight Special at West Seattle Stadium.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Interlake takes second at KingCo golf championships

Jessica Parker, Gabe Barnow and McKenzie Ballod all finished in the top-10, helping Interlake finish in second place to Mercer Island at the 2008 KingCo golf championships at Snohomish Golf Course.

Newport, Bellevue end with losses

Three Bellevue teams battled in the first round of the KingCo 3A soccer playoffs, with only Sammamish High School coming out unscathed after a rally that left Bellevue stunned and eliminated.

Mariners stars set for Benefit for Hope

Symetra Financial will present the 12th Annual Benefit for Hope fundraiser to benefit Esperanza, a foundation founded by former Mariners catcher Dave Valle to help those in need in the Dominican Republic.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Ball fitting can improve your game

Everyone who plays golf has heard of club fitting and how important it is. However, most people have not known much about ball fitting. This is just as important as using the proper clubs.

Novikova cruises to districts

Nikole Novikova of Bellevue claimed the KingCo 3A singles title for the second time in her high school career, defeating Anissa Bryant-Swift of Sammamish 6-0, 6-3 in the championship match held at Skyline High School on May 5.