Sports

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

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
Kangs are set for action
Northwest University’s Travis scores first-team Academic All-America honor

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

Striker netted 12 goals and had five assists this season.

Northwest University’s Travis scores first-team Academic All-America honor
Adams II signs on to play football at the University of Washington

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
Adams II signs on to play football at the University of Washington
2019: The year in sports for the Kirkland area

2019: The year in sports for the Kirkland area

Athletic success is a staple of the local community.

  • Dec 17, 2019
2019: The year in sports for the Kirkland area
Rebels and Kangs are hitting the hardwood

Rebels and Kangs are hitting the hardwood

Boys and girls squads jump into KingCo play.

Rebels and Kangs are hitting the hardwood
Fourth-quarter surge leads Lake Washington past Interlake, 53-42

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
Fourth-quarter surge leads Lake Washington past Interlake, 53-42
Kirkland tennis team nets national championship

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
Kirkland tennis team nets national championship
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

Juanita and Lake Washington wrestlers are unleashed on the mat

Rebels and Kangs squads are loaded with talent.

Juanita and Lake Washington wrestlers are unleashed on the mat
Green Warriors grasp tournament title to complete undefeated season

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
Green Warriors grasp tournament title to complete undefeated season
Juanita Bees buzz to fifth straight district title

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
Juanita Bees buzz to fifth straight district title

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
Lake Washington’s girls soccer state title run | Photos

Lake Washington’s girls soccer state title run | Photos

Here’s a photo gallery from Lake Washington’s girls soccer state final-four weekend, which culminated with the Kangs winning the 3A final against Bellevue, 3-1, on… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2019
Lake Washington’s girls soccer state title run | Photos
‘No. 1 is to have fun’

‘No. 1 is to have fun’

Eichelsdoerfer retires, runs his last mile on the coaching course

‘No. 1 is to have fun’
High-fives all around for Lake Washington girls state soccer title

High-fives all around for Lake Washington girls state soccer title

Kangs beat Bellevue, 3-1, to notch 3A crown.

High-fives all around for Lake Washington girls state soccer title
Lake Washington kicks into state title match

Lake Washington kicks into state title match

Lake Washington’s Kylie Jones scores the Kangs’ first goal during their 5-2 victory over Central Kitsap on Friday in the 3A state semifinals at Sparks… Continue reading

Lake Washington kicks into state title match
LW, Juanita football players receive all-league honors

LW, Juanita football players receive all-league honors

Kangs Liggett and Thomson earn top honors.

  • Nov 21, 2019
LW, Juanita football players receive all-league honors
Adams II selected to play in All-American Bowl

Adams II selected to play in All-American Bowl

Kirkland resident and Eastside Catholic running back Sam Adams II has been selected to play in the annual East vs. West matchup in the All-American… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019
Adams II selected to play in All-American Bowl
Kangs sign on the dotted line

Kangs sign on the dotted line

Five Lake Washington Kangs recently signed their national letters of intent to continue their athletic careers on the college level. They are, from left, Caroline… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019
Kangs sign on the dotted line