Sports

Juanita High’s ‘electrifying’ and ‘gritty’ football squad returns to action

Juanita High football players say their program is “electrifying” and “gritty” all in one. The defending 3A/2A KingCo champs can light up the scoreboard on… Continue reading

Lake Washington players have productive offseason, ready to kick into gear

At the end of practice on a recent Thursday, the shout-outs to teammates and hand claps filled the air on the Lake Washington High football… Continue reading

Northwest U knocks off Bulldogs and No. 20 Bruins

Northwest University opened play at the 2017 Big Sky Challenge with a 3-1 victory over Montana Western and sweeping No. 20 ranked Bellevue in the… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2017

Crossfire Select team O’Melia 02 Boys get to semifinals in New Balance International Cup

Crossfire Select team O’Melia B02 with players from Kirkland and Bothell made it to the New Balance International Cup semifinals in Huddersfield, England this month.… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2017

Kirkland National Little League receives $100,000 donation

John B. Anderson, a former member of Congress and executor of the William B. Trout Charitable Trust, made a $100,000 donation to Kirkland National Little… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2017

Northwest University’s Van Dyke named CCC Defender of the Week

Northwest University’s Alysanne Van Dyke was recently voted the Red Lion Cascade Collegiate Conference Defender of the Week by the league office. Van Dyke, a… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2017

Kirkland man named ‘Fittest On Earth’

Kevin “Iron Man” Koester, of Kirkland walked away from the Reebok CrossFit Games earlier this month as the fittest 50-something-year-old in the world. “I feel… Continue reading

Kirkland playing in championship game at Junior League Softball World Series

UPDATE: A Junior League Softball World Series tournament staff member announced this morning that Kirkland will be playing at noon in today’s championship game against… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2017

Central beats Kirkland, 7-1, in junior softball World Series final

Sometimes, big-time changes occur overnight. In the case of Kirkland’s all-star team, the girls who lost in Friday night’s semifinals found out this morning that… Continue reading

Kirkland advances to semifinals at Junior League Softball World Series; locals play at 5 p.m. tonight

Kirkland hammered 17 hits in a 13-3 victory over West (Missoula, Mont.) on Thursday at the Junior League Softball World Series at Everest Park. In… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2017

Kirkland drops a pair of games on Tuesday at Junior League Softball World Series

After starting out 2-0, Kirkland’s all-star squad lost two games on Tuesday at the Junior League Softball World Series at Everest Park. Southeast (Mechanicsville, Va.),… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2017

Kirkland plays today at 5 p.m. in Junior League Softball World Series

Kirkland’s all-star team will face the West squad from Missoula, Mont., at 5 p.m. today in championship play at the Junior League Softball World Series… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2017

Kirkland wins second straight game at Junior League Softball World Series

Mackenzie Burke smiled and noted that her team is like her family. The Kirkland all-star pitcher wants to do her best for her teammates, and… Continue reading

Kirkland defeats Canada, 3-2, in Junior League Softball World Series opener

WA District 9 (Kirkland American/Kirkland National) defeated Canada (Victoria, BC), 3-2, in today’s Junior League Softball World Series action at Everest Park. Pitcher Ruby Olmstead… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2017

Ghizila powers her way to junior sprint world canoe championships

Kirkland’s Andreea Ghizila is always on the move. Last week, she was canoeing along the Sammamish River in Bothell. Tomorrow, the 16-year-old sprint competitor will… Continue reading

Kirkland host team ready to step up to the plate at Junior Softball World Series

Local players are set for some serious softball action. Come Sunday, the Kirkland District 9 champs — a combined Kirkland American/Kirkland National All-Star team —… Continue reading

Join the LWHS state champion dance team for a day of dance

The Lake Washington High School Dance Team Booster Club presents Lake Washington Lil’ Dancers and Junior Kangs summer dance camp from 10 a.m. to 2… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2017

Peter Kirk Golf Tournament registration now open

Registration is now open for Kirkland’s the 23rd annual Peter Kirk Classic, presented by Edward Jones. The all-day event is set for Sept. 25 and… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2017

LW graduate Burns rows to First Team All-American spot

Courtesy of Western Washington University Western Washington University (WWU) rowers Chloe Burns — a 2014 Lake Washington High graduate — and Karisa Stapp have been… Continue reading

  • Jul 11, 2017

Juanita 13U Pony squad shines in baseball tournament

The Juanita Baseball Club’s 13U Pony team went undefeated in the Kirkland Fireworks Tournament. Pictured top row, left to right, is coach Jeff Trautmann, Luke… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2017