Sports

New head coaches take their spots at Juanita, Lake Washington

Baseball, fastpitch softball and badminton get new leaders.

Carter takes over head coaching reins for Juanita High varsity football

He was formerly part of LW’s coaching staff.

A view from the bleachers at the Mat Classic state wrestling tournament on Feb. 15, 2019. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Mat Classic is an amazing spectacle

A simply special experience at the Tacoma Dome.

A view from the bleachers at the Mat Classic state wrestling tournament on Feb. 15, 2019. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Lake Washington snags second at state gymnastics meet

Kangs score 180.275 points at 1A/2A/3A championships.

Laughing it up at state

From left, Juanita High’s Gloria Wang and Lake Washington High’s Courteney Hori and Peyton Yoshida crack up during the awards ceremony at the 1A/2A/3A state… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2019

Kangs end postseason play at regional tournament

LW girls are tight on and off the court.

Auburn Riverside defenders bring down Kennedy Catholic’s Junior Alexander during North Puget Sound League Mountain Division action in Oct. 2018 at Auburn Memorial Stadium. Photo by Rachel Ciampi/Auburn Reporter

Lawmakers push concussion awareness and best practices in sports

SB 5238 requires University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center to compile research data

  • Feb 22, 2019
Auburn Riverside defenders bring down Kennedy Catholic’s Junior Alexander during North Puget Sound League Mountain Division action in Oct. 2018 at Auburn Memorial Stadium. Photo by Rachel Ciampi/Auburn Reporter

Lake Washington girls set for 3A basketball regionals

Lake Washington High’s girls basketball team will compete in the 3A regional tournament at 6 p.m. Saturday against Snohomish at Jackson High in Mill Creek.… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2019

Flying through the pool

Mount Si junior Nathan Harris competes in the 100 butterfly B final at the 4A state meet on Saturday at the King County Aquatics Center… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2019

Soccer and hockey take center stage on vacation / Sports Scene

When you’re on vacation, you might as well pack as many vital activities into your schedule as you can, right? Sometimes, the docket lengthens as… Continue reading

Lake Washington Kangaroos senior Torin Montgomery, right, leaps for a rebound against the Interlake Saints in a loser-out playoff game on Feb. 6 at Newport High School in Factoria. Interlake defeated Lake Washington 51-50. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Kangaroos lose to Saints in loser-out playoff game on the hardwood

Interlake sophomore Derek Kramer knocks down game-winning free throw.

Lake Washington Kangaroos senior Torin Montgomery, right, leaps for a rebound against the Interlake Saints in a loser-out playoff game on Feb. 6 at Newport High School in Factoria. Interlake defeated Lake Washington 51-50. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Lake Washington junior guard Jen Estes (pictured) drives to the hoop for a basket against the Bellevue Wolverines in the 3A KingCo tournament championship game on Feb. 6 at Newport High School in Factoria. The Kangaroos defeated the Wolverines 53-43. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Kangaroos conquer Wolverines in 3A KingCo title game

Stingy defense propels Lake Washington to a win against Bellevue.

Lake Washington junior guard Jen Estes (pictured) drives to the hoop for a basket against the Bellevue Wolverines in the 3A KingCo tournament championship game on Feb. 6 at Newport High School in Factoria. The Kangaroos defeated the Wolverines 53-43. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Lake Washington wrestlers perform well at sub-regionals

The Lake Washington Kangaroos wrestling team had five wrestlers advance to the regional tournament after turning in a stellar performances at the KingCo/Wesco 3A sub-regionals… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2019
The Lake Washington Kangaroos JV boys basketball team finished in first place in the KingCo 2A/3A JV standings with an overall record of 10-2. Members of the Kangaroos JV roster included Zach Pemble, Laphonso Thomas, Sean Royal, John Edgar, Ben Nyquist, Ethan Bell, Reece Campbell, Tom Bowers, Jackson Pribic, Ryan Strausburg and Gunnar Culverhouse. The team was coached by Joe DeGrazia and Canon Rupple. Photo courtesy of the Lake Washington High School Basketball Association.

Kangaroos JV basketball squad captures first place

Lake Washington boys JV hoops team finishes 2018-19 season strong.

  • Feb 2, 2019
The Lake Washington Kangaroos JV boys basketball team finished in first place in the KingCo 2A/3A JV standings with an overall record of 10-2. Members of the Kangaroos JV roster included Zach Pemble, Laphonso Thomas, Sean Royal, John Edgar, Ben Nyquist, Ethan Bell, Reece Campbell, Tom Bowers, Jackson Pribic, Ryan Strausburg and Gunnar Culverhouse. The team was coached by Joe DeGrazia and Canon Rupple. Photo courtesy of the Lake Washington High School Basketball Association.

Give it your all in the playoffs and appreciate the moment / Sports Scene

Athletes and coaches have unveiled their best performances in the regular season, and now the postseason is upon us. Strap in tight and prepare for… Continue reading

King Kotalas: Juanita’s wrestling royalty

Senior Rebel sports a 16-2 record at 126 pounds.

Bellevue Wolverines senior guard Kara Choi (pictured) takes the ball to the hoop while being covered by Lake Washington defenders Zaria Opara, left, and Rosa Smith, right, in a 3A KingCo matchup on Jan. 23 in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Kangaroos defeat Wolverines in 3A KingCo girls hoops contest

Lake Washington cements victory in the second half of play.

Bellevue Wolverines senior guard Kara Choi (pictured) takes the ball to the hoop while being covered by Lake Washington defenders Zaria Opara, left, and Rosa Smith, right, in a 3A KingCo matchup on Jan. 23 in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus
At long last, Edgar Martinez’s waiting game is over. Photo by clare_and_ben/Flickr

Edgar Martinez finally makes the Hall of Fame

In his last year on the ballot, the Mariner legend and greatest designated hitter of all time gets the Cooperstown call.

At long last, Edgar Martinez’s waiting game is over. Photo by clare_and_ben/Flickr