Enjoying the grit and grind of the wrestling scene

Juanita Rebels thrive on hard work.

Lake Washington edges Bellevue on the court

The Lake Washington boys basketball team picked up a 73-68 win on the road over the Bellevue Wolverines on Jan. 28. Lake Washington will be… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2020

Eastside basketball coaches react to Bryant’s death

Kobe Bryant possessed an incredible work ethic and competitive drive, said Overlake School’s boys basketball coach David Bigelow. “He transcended basketball and was just getting… Continue reading

Eastside Prep’s Kumar swings his way to state tournament

Bellevue resident trains at Eastside Tennis Center in Kirkland.

New 1A Emerald Sound Conference set for 2020-21 season

Eastside Prep athletic teams that now compete in the 1A Emerald City League will join 13 other teams in the new 1A Emerald Sound Conference… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2020

Nailing dives and making friends at Lake Washington

Junior Richter thrives in the air and on the ground.

Lake Washington Junior Kang football program needs donations

The Lake Washington Junior Kang football program has begun restructuring its youth sports organization and donations are needed to provide players with football equipment. A… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2020

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

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