Kangs return to winning ways in 23-6 victory over Ballard

Dousing their coach with a cooler of iced gatorade and rushing the field, Lake Washington football players and fans celebrated the team’s first win in 18 games at Seattle’s cavernous Memorial Stadium.

  • Oct 16, 2008

Lake Washington girls strike for playoffs this season | Girls Soccer

Being handed a team that just lost 14 seniors might feel like a death sentence for some new coaches, but new Lake Washington soccer coach Suzanne Hart has a good feeling about this bunch.

  • Oct 7, 2008

Juanita slows Lindbergh attack, prevails in OT | Prep Football

Coming in to Juanita’s last non-conference game of the season, the challenge for the Rebels was to slow Lindbergh’s high-flying spread passing attack. Juanita did just that, holding the Eagles to a season-low 21 points and winning 24-21 in overtime on Sept. 25 at Renton Stadium.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Juanita uses mental toughness to overcome losing tradition | Girls Soccer

Hard work and mental toughness are the answers. The question is how can Juanita overcome a tradition of losing and climb up the ranks of the new KingCo?

  • Sep 23, 2008

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  • Sep 16, 2008

Kangs ready to bounce back, on and off the field

For new coach Ray Roberts the rebuilding of Lake Washington starts as any rebuilding would, at the foundation.

  • Sep 16, 2008

Kirkland’s Travis Tomasie wins national handgun championship

Travis Tomasie of Kirkland has won his first national pistol title in the Limited Division at the Smith & Wesson Limited, Production and Revolver USPSA National Championships held earlier this month at the U.S. Shooting Academy in Tulsa, Okla. Tomasie is a sergeant with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit stationed at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Sep 16, 2008

Olympic synchro swim team member returns to local pool

The Seattle Synchronized Swim Team will welcome home 2008 U.S. Olympic Synchronized Swim Team member Jillian Penner Sept. 11 to their nightly practice session at St. Edward State Park in Kenmore.

  • Sep 11, 2008

Girls cross country team strong for Juanita

While the boys team probably will spend much of the season looking to slot runners behind Raul Silva, the Juanita girls cross country looks primed to have a strong season in 2008.

  • Sep 11, 2008

Seahawks’ new facility scores on energy savings

Seahawks de-camp from Kirkland to newer, more efficient training facility in Renton.

  • Sep 10, 2008

Inglemoor rallies to defeat Juanita 24-14

Inglemoor High rallied to a 24-14 victory over Juanita on Sept. 5, defeating the team that knocked out its starting quarterback in 2007.

  • Sep 9, 2008

Olympian Jillian Penner to sign autographs at Kenmore’s St. Edward Park

The Seattle Synchronized Swim Team will welcome home 2008 US Olympic Synchronized Swim Team member Jillian Penner Sept. 11 to their nightly practice session at St. Edward State Park in Kenmore.

  • Sep 8, 2008

Seahawks new digs make a big impression

The Seahawks’ new Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton makes – and leaves – a lot of impressions on viewers. The first impression is green, or the massive corrugated green walls of the indoor practice field.

  • Sep 4, 2008

Friendly connection brought Seahawks to Kirkland

Never underestimate the power of a connection. The Seahawks 22-year-long era in Kirkland started because of a simple one.

  • Sep 4, 2008

Juanita High grad wins Bronze Medal in Beijing

Two cyclists from Kirkland compete in the Olympics

  • Aug 28, 2008

There’s a new mood at Juanita

Something is off at Juanita. It’s the second day of football practice. Players should be sore, sweaty and complaining.

  • Aug 27, 2008

Medal hopes in Beijing fade for local Olympian

Local olympic cyclist Jennie Reed ended her pursuit of a gold medal last week, placing 7th in the Women's Sprint Cycling at the 2008 Summer Games in China.

  • Aug 26, 2008

Kirkland girls take 9/10 softball crown

The Kirkland American Little League 9/10 softball team went 9-1 in district and state tournaments to win the Washington state championship on July 27.

  • Aug 26, 2008

Juanita High grad wins Bronze Medal in Beijing

Despite a knee ligament injury and racing in a sport she had given up until last year, Kirkland’s Jill Kintner now has a bronze medal to match her mettle.

  • Aug 26, 2008

Kirkland: Junior Softball World Series crowns a winner

Officially, the Junior Softball World Series ended with just one winner, the West. With a 10-4 win over Latin America on Aug. 16, the West team (from Pusch Ridge Little League of Oro Valley, Ariz.) took the title. But in reality, all nine teams in the August 10-16 tournament at Kirkland’s Everest Park came away winners.

  • Aug 18, 2008