Sports

Sportswriter Shaun Scott and his friends Brian Walker and Tony Walker met NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal at Big Chicken restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada on Nov. 24. Courtesy photo

A memorable Vegas trip

Sportswriter Shaun Scott meets one of the best NBA players to ever lace up sneakers.

 

Blasting through the pool, racking up victories

Lake Washington swim and dive team shines in KingCo.

 

Kangs defeat Rebels in girls hoops showdown

Lake Washington and Juanita players battle for the ball in a 2A/3A KingCo girls basketball first-place showdown on Jan. 9. LW won, 43-36, and leads… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2019

 

Lake Washington defeats Juanita in boys hoops; local girls squads face off tonight

Torin Montgomery amassed 15 points and 17 rebounds to lead Lake Washington to a 63-44 boys basketball victory over Juanita on Tuesday night. Evan Liggett… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2019

Liesse helps lead LW to hot hoops start

Kang sophomore possesses an all-around game.

Intong leads tight-knit Juanita team to success

Rebel senior jumps into her fourth year on the squad.

Amberly Melendez: Walking the long road

Northwest University graduate shines on the world racewalking scene

  • Jan 7, 2019

Plenty of basketball on tap in the new year

As the local basketball squads jump into the new year, Lake Washington and Juanita’s girls lead the 2A/3A KingCo Conference with identical 4-1 records. LW… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2019

2018: The year in sports for the Kirkland area

Athletic success is a staple of the Kirkland community.

Juanita High searching for new varsity football coach

During the first week of December, Juanita High administrators and athletic director Jason Thurston decided to make a varsity football head coaching leadership change for… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2018

‘Breakaway had a positive impact in my life’

Local soccer players win on and off the pitch.

Lake Washington’s Luxes call the wrestling room their second home

Kang brothers racking up some victories.

Mercer Island Islanders junior Adam Parker, left, looks for a teammate to pass to against the Juanita Rebels. Parker finished with a team-high 20 points against the Juanita Rebels on Dec. 11. The Islanders defeated the Rebels 56-49. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Islanders display grittiness in victory against the Rebels

Mercer Island hits clutch shots down the stretch against Juanita.

Mercer Island Islanders junior Adam Parker, left, looks for a teammate to pass to against the Juanita Rebels. Parker finished with a team-high 20 points against the Juanita Rebels on Dec. 11. The Islanders defeated the Rebels 56-49. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

Registration now open for Kirkland Little League 2019 season

Registration for the spring 2019 season for both Kirkland American (south Kirkland) and Kirkland National (north Kirkland) are now open. Tee ball, baseball and girls… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2018

Juanita, Lake Washington basketball squads hit the hardwood

Locals drive into 3A KingCo action.

Juanita battles Bellevue in hoops action

Juanita’s Tyler King reaches for the ball while Rebel Jake Hohu provides support during a 3A KingCo matchup with Bellevue on Dec. 4 at Juanita… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018

Kirkland athletes are ready to row in college

Kelly, Laukaitis compete for Sammamish Rowing Association.

Lake Washington, Juanita football players earn all-league honors

A plethora of Lake Washington and Juanita football players earned 2A/3A KingCo all-league awards for their play on the gridiron during the 2018 season. LW’s… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2018

Kirkland-based adult tennis squad takes second at nationals

Mixed doubles squad travels to Florida for tourney.

Juanita Bees capture fourth straight district championship

The Juanita Bees, a girls U17 team in the Lake Washington Youth Soccer Association, defeated Team United, 2-0, Nov. 18 at Eastlake High and will… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2018