Sports

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

Kirkland all-star squad wins district, qualifies for Junior Little League Softball World Series

A month from now, the Kirkland junior softball all-stars will be at it again. The talented athletes — who recently won the District 9 championship… Continue reading

Minors Mariners win championship

The Kirkland American Little League Mariners recently beat the Kirkland National Little League Giants, 14-3, for the city Minors championship. The Mariners are: Standing left… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2017

Juanita’s McLeod honored for speedskating prowess, qualifies for Olympic Trials

Cooper McLeod continues to skate away with honors. The Juanita High freshman and 12-time national champion speedskater recently received the accolade of U.S. Speedskating Long… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2017

Cardinals, Rangers win baseball titles

In the Kirkland City Championship baseball games on June 7 at Everest Park, the Kirkland National Little League (KNLL) Cardinals beat the Kirkland American Little… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2017

Lee golfs her way to victory at Hurricane event

Morgan Lee of Kirkland won the Girls’ 13U division with a total of 267 (85-92-90) last month at the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour’s 54 Hole… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2017

Northwest’s Guisinger and Cole named to CoSIDA Academic All-District College team

Two Northwest University (NU) men’s track and field team members have been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District College… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2017