Joel Willits

Three Kirkland youth tennis players among the best in the country

Kirkland can officially boast to having three of the world’s best youth tennis players.Spencer Furman, Henrik Wiersholm and Jake Devine were recently selected to a… Continue reading


Schaeffer takes his tennis talents to the Ducks

Michael Schaeffer hasn’t had the typical high school experience.He doesn’t worry about grabbing a parking spot in the crowded lots. He doesn’t sweat it when… Continue reading


JHS teacher, student compete in Bodybuilding Champs

Dawn Maurer was ready for a new challenge.The 38-year-old physical education teacher and swim coach at Juanita High School had done triathlons. She’d done adventure… Continue reading

Whirlwind summer skyrockets Henrik Wiersholm to No. 2 national ranking

You couldn't blame Spencer Furman or Henrik Wiersholm if they were tired of seeing each other this summer.

Junior Softball World Series host team has nothing but time

The hardest part is the waiting.

Boyd a step away from realizing dream

Like nearly every other American kid who ever laced up the skates, Matt Boyd spent his youth on the ice rink hearing about the triumphs of the 1980 USA Hockey team.

Juanita girls softball takes KingCo title with blowout wins

The first meeting between Juanita and Bellevue, the top-two teams in the KingCo Conference, was a nail-biter that came down to the bottom half of the final inning.

Rebels softball firing on all cylinders

Each and every game begins the same.

Folkers big blasts help Kangs roll along

Out of all the new faces in KingCo 4A this season, it'd be hard to blame Newport coach Brian Fischer for not wanting to see Lake Washington first baseman Erik Folkers' again.

Sports Scoreboard

Sports Scoreboard Softball March 17

Grant Haschak, Lake Washington’s All-American

Lake Washington's Grant Haschak may not have won a Class 4A state title this season, but he does have an accomplishment to call all his own in 4A: All-American status.

Kirkland Sports Scoreboard – April 11

Girls Golf Mercer Island 213 strokes, Lake Washington 294

Juanita soccer an old face in a new place

Only a year after capturing its first KingCo 4A league title, the Juanita boys soccer team finds itself in uncharted waters.