Sports

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.

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
Bellevue’s Jamie Bryce (6) is pursued by Snohomish players Sarah Courtney (40) and Alyssa Retallick (50)

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
Bellevue’s Jamie Bryce (6) is pursued by Snohomish players Sarah Courtney (40) and Alyssa Retallick (50)

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
Nikole Novikova has never lost a singles tennis match in her career at Bellevue High School.

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.

Nikole Novikova has never lost a singles tennis match in her career at Bellevue High School.