Pennsylvania team wins Junior Softball World Series, Kirkland finishes with two losses

Kirkland player Kayla Henry is thrown out at second base during the Junior Softball World Series. - Matt Phelps, Kirkland Reporter
  • Aug 17, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Aug 18, 2014 at 9:13AM

The Junior Softball World Series came to a close Saturday with the East U.S. team from Greensburg, Penn. defeating Mexicali, Mexico, 6-2, for the championship in front of an internationally televised audience on ESPN News from Everest Park in Kirkland.


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Northwest University women's soccer team scores late to beat the Heat

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 5:00AM updated at 8:37AM

Northwest University’s Kelsey Greene scored in the 84th minute to give the Eagle women's soccer team an opening day, 1-0, shut out over University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO) on the NU Athletic Field in Kirkland on Saturday.

Wrestling camp brings NCAA champ to Northwest University in Kirkland

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 6:00AM

Mercer Island High School wrestling coach Creighton Laughary knows the inside of a gymnasium isn’t the most attractive place for youngsters during the summer.

Crossfire prepares youth for college, pro ball — and life

  • Aug 14, 2014 at 9:00AM

Cheryl Manao and her son, Justin, sport the same facial expressions and inflection in their voices when reminiscing about when 2014 USA World Cup player DeAndre Yedlin honed his skills with the Crossfire Premier Soccer Club, which serves the Northshore area.

Kirkland loses tough 1-0 game to Southeast

  • Aug 12, 2014 at 2:55PM

The Kirkland host team for the Junior Softball World Series lost to the Southeast team today 1-0.

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