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Junior Jeff Melby hit a two-run homerun in the fifth inning to help break a 1-1 tie and pace Bellevue to a 6-1 victory against Interlake at Bannerwood Park in Bellevue on Wednesday, April 16.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
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  • Jun 2, 2008
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SOFTBALL Newport 11, Bellevue 0

Thanks to a three-run fourth inning, the Totems staved off a late Interlake surge, and Sammamish defeated the Saints 4-3 to even up the season series at a game apiece.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Hasty, Savannah back with Huskies

After essentially being suspended for the first seven practices of spring ball by Washington head football coach Tyrone Willingham, it appears Bellevue High graduates E.J. Savannah and J.R. Hasty are back with the team.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Athletes of the Week

Girls

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Prep Notebook

4/14

  • Jun 2, 2008
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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
  • BY Wire Service

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
  • BY Wire Service
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
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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
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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
  • BY Wire Service
Newport’s Will Pierce slides into home in a game against Bellevue.

Prep Notebook Level 9

4/17

  • Jun 2, 2008
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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
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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
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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
  • BY Wire Service

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
  • BY Wire Service

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
  • BY Wire Service
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
  • BY Wire Service
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
  • BY Wire Service