Sports

Juanita falls in league tourny

They lasted longer than most thought.The Juanita Rebels made it through to Saturday’s elimination game against Sammamish in the KingCo 3A tournament after finishing with… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2009
Wyomia Bonewits

Kirkland Half Marathon brings out nearly 2,500 runners

Running a half marathon is not normally associated with family-oriented events. But then again, most running events aren't held on Mother's Day.

Wyomia Bonewits
Sarah Nagashima

Nagashima shines at national meet

Sarah Nagashima, a 2006 Juanita High graduate and junior at the University of Arkansas,

  • May 7, 2009
Sarah Nagashima
Kylie Sparks

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.

Kylie Sparks
The Rebels have been rolling this year thanks in part to the play of (left to right) junior Brooke Rychard

Rebels softball firing on all cylinders

Each and every game begins the same.

The Rebels have been rolling this year thanks in part to the play of (left to right) junior Brooke Rychard
Last season's Northwest U. Men's Basketball team is looking to the future.

Northwest U. hoops score recruitment trifecta

Northwest University's Division II Men's Basketball program announced April 28 three transfers to take them to the next level.

  • May 4, 2009
Last season's Northwest U. Men's Basketball team is looking to the future.
Members of the orienteering team from the Environmental & Adventure School (EAS) in Juanita are all smiles after winning the first-place trophy for middle schools at the national orienteering championship meet at West Point

EAS wins national Orienteering Championship

Members of the orienteering team from the Environmental & Adventure School (EAS) in Juanita brought home the first-place trophy for middle schools from the national Orienteering Championship meet at West Point, N.Y. the weekend of April 18-19.

  • Apr 30, 2009
Members of the orienteering team from the Environmental & Adventure School (EAS) in Juanita are all smiles after winning the first-place trophy for middle schools at the national orienteering championship meet at West Point
Damon Farrington of Northwest Chiropractic was recently selected to join the medical team for the Seattle Sounders FC professional soccer team.

Farrington tabbed by Sounders

Damon Farrington, DC, of Northwest Chiropractic Center and resident of the city of Kirkland was recently selected to join the medical team for the new Seattle Sounders FC

  • Apr 30, 2009
Damon Farrington of Northwest Chiropractic was recently selected to join the medical team for the Seattle Sounders FC professional soccer team.
Big blasts: Lake Washington senior Eric Folkers is congratulated by teammates after hitting the first of his two home runs during last Wednesday's 10-5 win against Newport at Bellevue College. Folkers leads the Kangs with four home runs this season.

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.

Big blasts: Lake Washington senior Eric Folkers is congratulated by teammates after hitting the first of his two home runs during last Wednesday's 10-5 win against Newport at Bellevue College. Folkers leads the Kangs with four home runs this season.

Sports Scoreboard

Sports Scoreboard Softball March 17

Lake Washington senior Grant Haschak stands fourth from the left on the second-place spot on the finisher's podium at the National High School Coaches Association Senior Nationals. Hachak won 5-1 in the tournament

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.

Lake Washington senior Grant Haschak stands fourth from the left on the second-place spot on the finisher's podium at the National High School Coaches Association Senior Nationals. Hachak won 5-1 in the tournament

Kirkland Sports Scoreboard – April 11

Girls Golf Mercer Island 213 strokes, Lake Washington 294

The Lake Washington High School Dance Team took the State Champion title in Drill and Pom

LWHS Dance Team awarded State Champion title

Despite an illness that kept the Lake Washington High School Dance Team's head coach leading them from a hospital bed part of the season, the team kicked high and took first place in the 4A State Championship dance competition in Yakima March 28.

  • Apr 8, 2009
The Lake Washington High School Dance Team took the State Champion title in Drill and Pom
Juanita soccer captains (from left to right) Taylor Klein

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.

Juanita soccer captains (from left to right) Taylor Klein
Kangs boys basketball players Preston Fawcett (2nd from left) and Greyson Blue (center) are honored at the Tacoma Dome. The pair are attended to by Washington State Dairy Ambassadors alternate Michelle Wesen

Kangs cagers honored for brain power

This season’s Lake Washington High School Boy’s Basketball Team was named the WIAA 4A State Academic Champions for winter 2008-2009.Coach Terry Johnson and the team… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2009
Kangs boys basketball players Preston Fawcett (2nd from left) and Greyson Blue (center) are honored at the Tacoma Dome. The pair are attended to by Washington State Dairy Ambassadors alternate Michelle Wesen
Lake Washington dance team continued their strong season at the District Two Championships and head to Yakima for the state finals. Front row

LWHS Dance Team heads to state

All competitive athletes dream of the perfect season: starting strong in their first competition, gaining momentum with each meet, and finishing their season by heading to the State Championships as a leading contender.

  • Mar 18, 2009
Lake Washington dance team continued their strong season at the District Two Championships and head to Yakima for the state finals. Front row

Eastside Recreation Calendar

The Recreation Calendar lists recreational and participation sports submitted by nonprofit organizations.

  • Mar 18, 2009
The Juanita bowling club: back row

Juanita bowling club makes its mark

With the crash of a few thousand pins, Juanita bowling recently went from a fun club to a fun club with a little more seriousness.

  • Mar 11, 2009
The Juanita bowling club: back row
Front Row left to right: Maddie Starnes

Lake Washington girls win state soccer championship

The Girls U-16 Lake Washington Youth Soccer Club Select Crossfire Team won the state soccer championship on Feb. 22 at Starfire in Tukwila.

  • Mar 4, 2009
Front Row left to right: Maddie Starnes