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Lake Washington’s Spencer Wozeniak (No. 23) guards teammate Ryan Guisness (No. 23) during a team practice at Lake Washington High School on Wed.

Lake Washington boys basketball shoots for the playoffs this season

One thing is for sure with the Lake Washington boys basketball team this season: Another year like the last one isn’t acceptable.

  • Dec 2, 2008
Lake Washington’s Spencer Wozeniak (No. 23) guards teammate Ryan Guisness (No. 23) during a team practice at Lake Washington High School on Wed.

Rec Cal

The Recreation Calendar lists recreational and participation sports submitted by nonprofit organizations. Mail to: Recreation Calendar, Reporter Newspapers, 18080 NE 68th St. #A150 Redmond, WA 98052, fax to 425-867-0784 or e-mail to sports@reporternewspapers.com.

  • Dec 1, 2008
Juanita junior Kimberly Babaworks out with the team during practice.

Juanita Girls Basketball: New leaders, new league | Preview

It was an offseason of change for the Juanita girls basketball team, which now has a new league — and a new outlook.

  • Nov 24, 2008
Juanita junior Kimberly Babaworks out with the team during practice.
Juanita’s Kelly Tannhauser swims to a win in the 200 freestyle at the 3A state swim meet at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way Saturday

Juanita’s dynamic duo win 3A state swim titles

Juanita’s Kelly Tannhauser and Emilie Kaufman led the way at the 3A state swim meet on Nov. 13-15 at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

  • Nov 19, 2008
Juanita’s Kelly Tannhauser swims to a win in the 200 freestyle at the 3A state swim meet at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way Saturday
Jake Ichikawa (left) and Dahyuk Hahm play against the Bothell number one doubles team on Sept. 19.

Russell leads Juanita boys tennis first season in 3A singles

The Juanita boys tennis team finished its first season in 3A on a high note with James Russell winning the KingCo tournament in singles.

  • Nov 17, 2008
Jake Ichikawa (left) and Dahyuk Hahm play against the Bothell number one doubles team on Sept. 19.
Juanita’s Kelly Tannhauser swims the first leg of the 200 Medley Relay during the KingCo Conference Swim and Dive Championships at Mary Wayte Pool in Mercer Island on Saturday

Juanita swimmers finish an undefeated season

When she first laid eyes on the Juanita pool, Dawn Maurer was inheriting a 0-12 team that had struggled for years. Fast forward seven years and the Rebels have just finished a season with another 0 in the record. The difference? This time it’s in the loss column. With an undefeated 9-0 season, the tide has certainly turned at Juanita.

  • Nov 4, 2008
Juanita’s Kelly Tannhauser swims the first leg of the 200 Medley Relay during the KingCo Conference Swim and Dive Championships at Mary Wayte Pool in Mercer Island on Saturday
Finn Hill running back Travis Marshall (No. 34) tries to break free from a tackle by the Evergreen defense during a game at Finn Hill Junior High School on Friday

Rebels’ coach brings Friday-night buzz back to Juanita

By ADAM McFADDENKirkland ReporterGo back to the 1980’s. Legendary coach Chuck Tarbox made the Juanita football team into a perennial state power, fans came to… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2008
Finn Hill running back Travis Marshall (No. 34) tries to break free from a tackle by the Evergreen defense during a game at Finn Hill Junior High School on Friday

Rec Cal

The Recreation Calendar lists recreational and participation sports submitted by nonprofit organizations. Mail to: Recreation Calendar, Reporter Newspapers, 18080 NE 68th St. #A150 Redmond, WA 98052, fax to 425-867-0784 or e-mail to sports@reporternewspapers.com.

  • Oct 21, 2008
Lake Washington goalie Brianna Jackson gets ready to kick the ball down the field during first-half action of the game against Garfield High School at LWHS on Thursday

Lake Washington in good hands with quick goalkeeper Bri Jackson | Girls Soccer

You could say Lake Washington’s Bri Jackson is a quick study. After playing soccer most of her life, she made the switch to goalkeeper during her sophomore season for the Kangs. Not only did she start for the varsity team right away, she made the all-league second team in her first season.

  • Oct 21, 2008
Lake Washington goalie Brianna Jackson gets ready to kick the ball down the field during first-half action of the game against Garfield High School at LWHS on Thursday
Lake Washington quarterback Erik Folkers (No. 5) carries the ball during a game at Memorial Stadium in Seattle on Fri.

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 quarterback Erik Folkers (No. 5) carries the ball during a game at Memorial Stadium in Seattle on Fri.
Lake Washington’s Alix Boyd (No. 18) battles with Garfield’s Jackie Robinson (No. 15) during first half action of the game at LWHS on Thursday

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
Lake Washington’s Alix Boyd (No. 18) battles with Garfield’s Jackie Robinson (No. 15) during first half action of the game at LWHS on Thursday
Juanita’s No. 43 pulls in a long pass ahead of Lindbergh’s Willie Creear to set up a touchdown in the first half at Renton Stadium Friday.

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’s No. 43 pulls in a long pass ahead of Lindbergh’s Willie Creear to set up a touchdown in the first half at Renton Stadium Friday.
Juanita goalkeeper Katherine Boone.

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
Juanita goalkeeper Katherine Boone.

Rec Cal

The Recreation Calendar lists recreational and participation sports submitted by nonprofit organizations. Mail to: Recreation Calendar, Reporter Newspapers, 18080 NE 68th St. #A150 Redmond, WA 98052, fax to 425-867-0784 or e-mail to sports@reporternewspapers.com.

  • Sep 16, 2008
Lake Washington’s Matt Hanson works out with the team during football practice.

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
Lake Washington’s Matt Hanson works out with the team during football practice.
Kirkland’s Travis Tomasie defeated a field of more than 230 top competition shooters to win his first national pistol title

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
Kirkland’s Travis Tomasie defeated a field of more than 230 top competition shooters to win his first national pistol title
Welcome home reception at Sea-Tac Airport included Jillian Penner’s mother and father

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
Welcome home reception at Sea-Tac Airport included Jillian Penner’s mother and father
Juanita’s Tansey Lystad

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
Juanita’s Tansey Lystad
The view from a loft designated for a cardio workout space. The outdoor playing field is viewed through windows at left

Seahawks’ new facility scores on energy savings

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

  • Sep 10, 2008
The view from a loft designated for a cardio workout space. The outdoor playing field is viewed through windows at left
Juanita’s Jerimiah Laufasa (No. 4) holds on to the ball as the Inglemoor defense drags him down during first quarter action of the game at Juanita High School on Friday

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
Juanita’s Jerimiah Laufasa (No. 4) holds on to the ball as the Inglemoor defense drags him down during first quarter action of the game at Juanita High School on Friday