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Kirkland wins opener at Little League Softball World Series

Kirkland unloaded with six runs in the top of the third inning and put a stamp on a 9-5 victory over the Southeast on Wednesday… Continue reading

Softballers headed to the Little League World Series

The city of Kirkland held a Little League Softball World Series send-off rally for the combined Kirkland American Little League and Kirkland National Little League… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2018

West wins softball title

The West (pictured) defeated the Southwest, 9-3, to win the Junior Softball World Series on Saturday at Everest Park in Kirkland. Jenna Thorkelson was the… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2018

Players hit the diamond in Challenger Division game

Players took part in the Challenger Division game at the Junior Softball World Series on Aug. 2 at Everest Park. This is Little League’s adaptive… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2018

Softball players score with Girls Night Out

A throng of players attend the Junior Softball World Series Girls Night Out on July 30 in Kirkland. This is an evening for players only… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2018

From near and far, teams are enjoying Junior Softball World Series

Event runs through Aug. 4 at Everest Park

Empowering young girls through basketball

Former star player Whiting teaches players to believe in themselves

  • Jul 28, 2018

Kirkland to play in regional championship game

Locals are 4-0 in tournament

Junior Softball World Series teams up to bat at Everest Park

Redmond is host team for event, which begins July 29

Kirkland softballers roll into semifinals at Western Regionals

Kirkland’s majors softball all-stars are tearing it up at the Western Regionals. In San Bernardino, California, the state champs knocked off Oregon, 11-1, Alaska, 15-1,… Continue reading

All smiles and cheers at softball send-off rally

Blue and white balloons surrounded the scene as the city of Kirkland held a send-off rally for the Kirkland majors softball all-stars on July 18… Continue reading

Send-off rally set for Kirkland majors softball all-stars

The City of Kirkland will hold a send-off rally for the Kirkland majors softball all-stars at 6 p.m. July 18 at the Marina Park Pavilion,… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2018
Three Junior Softball World Series alums (left to right): Maida Micheloni played on the Italian 2014 team, Tori Bivens played on the 2013, 2014 and 2015 host Kirkland teams and Chiara Bassi played on the Italian 2013 team. Micheloni and Bassi played for Bothell High as exchange students from Italy, and they met Bivens while she played for Lake Washington High. Courtesy photo

Celebrating 20 years of bringing together teams from around the world

It’s nearly time for Little League softball teams from around the world to descend upon Everest Park in Kirkland for the 2018 Junior Softball World… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2018
Three Junior Softball World Series alums (left to right): Maida Micheloni played on the Italian 2014 team, Tori Bivens played on the 2013, 2014 and 2015 host Kirkland teams and Chiara Bassi played on the Italian 2013 team. Micheloni and Bassi played for Bothell High as exchange students from Italy, and they met Bivens while she played for Lake Washington High. Courtesy photo

Getting their kicks at Lil’ Kangs Soccer Camp

Top photo, Lake Washington High senior-to-be Taryn Chisholm, right, has a blast with Lil’ Kangs Soccer Camp youngster Helen Wele on July 12. The camp… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2018

Kirkland majors softball all-stars notch state title

Squad headed to Western Regionals

Ronan earns four medals at Special Olympics USA Games

Kirkland’s Frannie Ronan earned silver medals on the bars and beam in the Level 1 gymnastics competition at last week’s Special Olympics USA Games at… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2018

Thurston takes over as Juanita High’s new athletic director

Luckey retires after two years as Rebel AD and 37 years with LWSD

Frannie Ronan is set for gymnastics action at the Special Olympics

Kirkland resident attends school at St. Madeleine Sophie Catholic School in Bellevue

Enjoying the World Cup and being a life-long soccer fan | Column

I’ve always been fascinated with soccer and writing. In my early years playing on the soccer field, I even combined two of the key facets… Continue reading

Three-peat: Kirkland softball squad snags another district title

Kirkland’s majors softball all-star team won its third consecutive District 9 title last Saturday, defeating Redmond, 10-0. Kya Aldrich pitched five shutout innings and gave… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2018