Sports

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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
Bellevue lacrosse players Rusty Haehl (4) and Alex Candoo (28) go after the ball in a match against Bainbridge.

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
Bellevue lacrosse players Rusty Haehl (4) and Alex Candoo (28) go after the ball in a match against Bainbridge.

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 goalkeeper Adam Dootson goes up to stop a shot from Skyline on Tuesday

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.

Newport goalkeeper Adam Dootson goes up to stop a shot from Skyline on Tuesday

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.

Bellevue Invitational results

At Bellevue High School

  • Jun 2, 2008
Jorn Peterson learns the Dominican game from local player as Craig Peterson and Arthur McCray look on.

Bridging the gap with baseball

Baseball is a universal language.

Jorn Peterson learns the Dominican game from local player as Craig Peterson and Arthur McCray look on.
Newport’s Will Pierce reaches out to tag Issaquah’s Kyle Sutherland (16) at Bannerwood Park on May 8.

Top-ranked Eastside Catholic falls

Fresh off a two-game sweep over former-No.1 ranked Bishop Blanchet to end the regular season and a 21-2 victory over Chief Sealth in the opening game of the Metro Tournament, Eastside Catholic was knocked out with two-consecutive losses, including a 8-6 loss to West Seattle on Friday at Chief Sealth High School.

Newport’s Will Pierce reaches out to tag Issaquah’s Kyle Sutherland (16) at Bannerwood Park on May 8.

When colleges come calling, how young is too young?

It used to be that the only thing high school underclassmen athletes had to worry about was getting a ride home after practice from an older teammate.

Fumiko Yarita / Bellevue Reporter Newport’s Kielie Hillard waits for the ball as an Issaquah player reaches the bag.

Issaquah tops Newport, again

Another Issaquah-Newport softball match-up, another Issaquah win by the slimmest of margins.

Fumiko Yarita / Bellevue Reporter Newport’s Kielie Hillard waits for the ball as an Issaquah player reaches the bag.
Sammamish goalie Matt Hansen blocks the ball as he collides with Skyline’s Sam Staples and Kyle Anderson.

Skyline sinks Sammamish soccer

Kyle Anderson, Mitchell Kim and Riley McCoy all scored to help Skyline down Sammamish 3-0 to eliminate the Totems from post-season play.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Sammamish goalie Matt Hansen blocks the ball as he collides with Skyline’s Sam Staples and Kyle Anderson.

Taiwo sweeps jumps at KingCo championships

Jeremy Taiwo of Newport won the high jump (6-4), long jump (21-8 1/2) and the triple jump (47-3) at the 2008 KingCo Track Championships on Friday, May 9 at Liberty High School.

  • Jun 2, 2008