Sports

Former Juanita High star Ahmed headed for the NFL draft

Running back completes solid UW career.

Free fastpitch softball event on tap Jan. 12

Kirkland National and Kirkland American are hosting, on behalf of District 9 Little League, a free introduction to fastpitch softball from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Jan. 12… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2020

Excitement and energy abounds for Juanita gymnastics

Rebels nail historic school program score of 168.

The Classics 2020/2021 and 2022/2023 teams both won first-place medals in the Elite A and Elite B divisions at the Strucktown Showdown tournament on Dec. 15 in Oregon. Courtesy photo

Kirkland’s Chinn shines for Classics lacrosse squad

Kirkland’s Bryson Chinn recently delivered a key goal on the lacrosse scene. Two boys high school lacrosse teams organized by Bellevue High School students won… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2020
The Classics 2020/2021 and 2022/2023 teams both won first-place medals in the Elite A and Elite B divisions at the Strucktown Showdown tournament on Dec. 15 in Oregon. Courtesy photo

‘Seeing it all come to fruition is really cool’

Lake Washington gymnasts are sticking their routines.

Lake Washington girls hoops squad shines at Arizona tourney

Lake Washington’s girls basketball team won the upper division of the recent Cactus Jam in Tempe, Arizona. LW defeated Riverside, British Columbia, 61-52, in the… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2020

Last year kept us busy, looking forward to more action in 2020

After filing my final story of the year at noon on Dec. 31, I rolled my chair back, let out a strong breath and clenched… Continue reading

KingCo football players notch all-state honors

Seven KingCo football standouts were selected to the Associated Press all-state teams for their performances this season. They are 4A players Gale Kamp of Mount… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2019

Kangs are set for action

Lake Washington’s Ben Nyquist fights for a rebound during a recent matchup with Bothell. On Jan. 4 in boys action, the Kangs will host Cedar… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2019

Northwest University’s Travis scores first-team Academic All-America honor

Striker netted 12 goals and had five assists this season.

Adams II signs on to play football at the University of Washington

Sam Adams II of Kirkland signed his letter of intent on Dec. 18 to play football next season at the University of Washington. The running… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2019

2019: The year in sports for the Kirkland area

Athletic success is a staple of the local community.

  • Dec 17, 2019

Rebels and Kangs are hitting the hardwood

Boys and girls squads jump into KingCo play.

Fourth-quarter surge leads Lake Washington past Interlake, 53-42

The Lake Washington girls basketball team (1-2) pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 53-42 victory on the road over the Interlake Saints (0-4)… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2019

Kirkland tennis team nets national championship

They honed their skills at the Eastside Tennis Center in Kirkland and showed the nation their talent at the USTA League Mixed 40 & Over… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2019
Participants at a previous 12K’s of Christmas event. Photo courtesy of Snohomish Running Company

Holiday 12K returning to Kirkland Dec. 15

The event begins and ends at Marina Park.

Participants at a previous 12K’s of Christmas event. Photo courtesy of Snohomish Running Company

Juanita and Lake Washington wrestlers are unleashed on the mat

Rebels and Kangs squads are loaded with talent.

Green Warriors grasp tournament title to complete undefeated season

The Green Warriors, a 10U team in the Lake Washington Youth Soccer Association (LWYSA), took home the Year-End Tournament Championship medals after a muddy battle… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2019

Juanita Bees buzz to fifth straight district title

The Juanita Bees, a girls U18 team in the Lake Washington Youth Soccer Association (LWYSA), recently took home the District 2 championship medals with a… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2019

Lake Washington players earn slowpitch softball all-league honors

Nine Lake Washington High players earned all-KingCo/Metro slowpitch softball honors this season. LW’s JoDee Hull notched co-coach of the year honors with Woodinville’s Kim Benedict.… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2019