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Lake Washington and Juanita

  • May 30, 2008

Rec Calendar

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  • May 30, 2008
Lake Washington’s Blake Lively (No. 6) chases Redmond’s Tim Wilson (No. 2) down between second and third during the game at Hartman Park last Thursday.

Redmond, ineligibility, dull LW playoff hopes

The Lake Washington baseball team may still be able to reach many of its preseason goals, but the Kangs are not making it easy on themselves.

  • May 30, 2008
Lake Washington’s Blake Lively (No. 6) chases Redmond’s Tim Wilson (No. 2) down between second and third during the game at Hartman Park last Thursday.

Prep Roundup

Lake Washington and Juanita results as of April 20

  • May 30, 2008
Juanita’s Dane Baird (No. 2) battles with Ballard’s Jacob Byrne (No. 22) for control of the ball during first half action of a game at Juanita High School last Friday. Juanita won the contest 3-0.

Rebels bullying 4A despite small size

In Juanita High School’s last season at the 4A level, the soccer team has more on its mind than just the typical league, districts and state championship goals: It’s shooting to solidify its legacy as a top team in the classification.

  • May 30, 2008
Juanita’s Dane Baird (No. 2) battles with Ballard’s Jacob Byrne (No. 22) for control of the ball during first half action of a game at Juanita High School last Friday. Juanita won the contest 3-0.

Prep Roundup

Lake Washington and Juanita results as of April 20

  • May 30, 2008
Juanita’s Kylie Sparks (No. 1) winds up a pitch during the first inning of the game against Redmond at Juanita. The Rebels (third in KingCo 4A at 11-4) won the game 1-0.
Juanita’s Kylie Sparks (No. 1) winds up a pitch during the first inning of the game against Redmond at Juanita. The Rebels (third in KingCo 4A at 11-4) won the game 1-0.
Lake Washington’s Ian Story competes in the 110 high hurdles during a meet at Eastlake High School May 1. Story is expected to challenge for honors in the 110- and 300-meter hurdles.

Area athletes aim for KingCo honors

Nearing the end of a long season of tears, blood -- and plenty of sweat -- things are just starting to get interesting for Kirkland’s two track and field squads.

  • May 30, 2008
Lake Washington’s Ian Story competes in the 110 high hurdles during a meet at Eastlake High School May 1. Story is expected to challenge for honors in the 110- and 300-meter hurdles.

LW soccer clinches playoff spot despite 1-4 start in league

The Lake Washington soccer team sealed a dramatic turnaround to its season April 30 with a 3-0 win over Bothell. The win secured a playoff spot and a winning record on the season for the Kangs, two team goals set before the season.

  • May 30, 2008

Rebels and Kangs must take long way to state

Both Juanita and Lake Washington lost a crucial coin flip, and then even more critical tiebreak games last week to give the Bothell Cougars a bye in the KingCo 4A baseball tournament, which started Monday after the Reporter’s deadline.

  • May 30, 2008
Mark Lowry/Reporter Newspapers Juanita senior Tyler Bjork is carried off the field by the student section after scoring a hat trick in the 4-1 win over Eastlake May 6. Bjork was named the KingCo 4A MVP before the game.

Bjork leads Rebels to title

All season long, the Juanita soccer team said it wanted to leave a mark on KingCo 4A before moving down to 3A next year. It accomplished just that with a 4-1 championship game win over Eastlake on May 6.

  • May 30, 2008
Mark Lowry/Reporter Newspapers Juanita senior Tyler Bjork is carried off the field by the student section after scoring a hat trick in the 4-1 win over Eastlake May 6. Bjork was named the KingCo 4A MVP before the game.

Kangs rally, but up and down season ends with loss

Of all the high school teams in all the different sports this year, perhaps no team went through more than the Lake Washington baseball team.

  • May 30, 2008
Juanita’s Tyler Bjork (No. 4) beats Olympia’s Jasper Knox (No. 8) to a header during a 4A state tournament game at Juanita High School May 13.

Rebels out after tangle with Bears

With Juanita’s state tournament hopes fading late in its first game last week, Rebels’ coach Kevin Lamb laid out one last gauntlet for star senior Tyler Bjork.

  • May 30, 2008
Juanita’s Tyler Bjork (No. 4) beats Olympia’s Jasper Knox (No. 8) to a header during a 4A state tournament game at Juanita High School May 13.

Spring season roundup

Results from the KingCo 4A/GSL bi-district track meet on May 16-17 at McKenzie Stadium in Vancouver. Athletes had to finish in the top four of an event to advance to the 4A state meet May 23-24 in Pasco.

  • May 30, 2008
Juanita’s Kylie Sparks (No. 1) winds up to pitch during a KingCo 4A tournament game against Lake Washington at Hartman Park in Redmond May 15.

Kangs, Rebels ousted from league tourney

After two narrow wins over Redmond in the regular season, Juanita couldn’t maintain the magic in the KingCo 4A tournament.

  • May 30, 2008
Juanita’s Kylie Sparks (No. 1) winds up to pitch during a KingCo 4A tournament game against Lake Washington at Hartman Park in Redmond May 15.
Katherine Ganter/Reporter Newspapers Kirkland’s Miranda Sage

Local girls in-sync at championships; headed to NY

Over 170 girls from around the Pacific Northwest traveled to Kirkland last weekend with hopes of earning an invitation to a national synchronized swimming championship this summer in Binghamton, NY.

  • May 30, 2008
Katherine Ganter/Reporter Newspapers Kirkland’s Miranda Sage
Kingsley Northcott is still adjusting to the American version of soccer.

English transplant adjusting to American version of ‘footy’

When Kingsley Northcott first set foot on a soccer field in the United States, something was off. The rules were the same, but the crowd was quieter, the shoes were nicer and the feeling was just different.

  • Apr 23, 2008
Kingsley Northcott is still adjusting to the American version of soccer.
Juanita’s Beka Chaney -- seen here at practice at Wellington Hills Golf Course in Woodinville -- is the team’s top player.

‘New regime’ starting to pay dividends for Juanita golf

The Juanita girls golf team turnaround finally seems to have hit full swing.

  • Apr 16, 2008
Juanita’s Beka Chaney -- seen here at practice at Wellington Hills Golf Course in Woodinville -- is the team’s top player.