Sports

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
  • BY Wire Service

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
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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
  • BY Wire Service
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
  • BY Wire Service

Sammamish Rowers win big

The Sammamish Rowing Association captured the title of Regatta Champions at the Brentwood Regatta, the largest regatta west of the Mississippi River, on April 25-27.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Interlake, Newport and EC golfers headed to state

Bellevue-area schools will be well-represented at the Class 3A golf state tournament thanks to a strong performance at the SeaKing District 2 tournament at Riverbend Golf Course on May 12.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
A coyote decoy

Seahawks facility on schedule

For years, Seahawks fans have missed out on one of the rites of summer that die-hard fans of other NFL teams have been able to enjoy: Watching their team practice at training camp.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
A coyote decoy

Eastside FC 91 boosted by Bellevue quartet

Opponents one day, teammates the next.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Gaining distance, accuracy just a heavy club away

All golfers love the feeling of a solid, well-struck shot. Hitting the ball as far or past your playing partners is a goal I hear quite often from people who come in for help because their drives lack distance.

Bellevue girls lacrosse in state title match today

Thanks to two big games from Merielle Moffatt and Conley Nemyre, the Bellevue Wolverines girls lacrosse team has battled its way into the state championship match, today at 4:30 p.m.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

DeCastro puts up state-best mark in shot put

David DeCastro of Bellevue exploded for a state-best throw of 58 feet, 4 inches to win the shot put at the SeaKing 3A District championships Wednesday at the Southwest Athletic Complex in West Seattle.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Jasmine Cho of Newport won the 400 meter dash in 57.25 and qualified for the 2008 3A Track and Field Championship Meet next weekend in Pasco. Cho was among a handful of Bellevue athletes to qualify for the event.

Bellevue tracksters punch state tickets

More Bellevue-area track and field athletes qualified for state in the second day of the SeaKing 3A District meet, held at the Southwest Athletic Complex on May 16.

  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Jasmine Cho of Newport won the 400 meter dash in 57.25 and qualified for the 2008 3A Track and Field Championship Meet next weekend in Pasco. Cho was among a handful of Bellevue athletes to qualify for the event.