Sports Calendar

October 1, 2008

By Staff

Adult sports 

Issaquah Alps Trail Club

Due to Issaquah’s Salmon Days Festival, there are no hikes scheduled until Oct. 11.

Seattle Paragliders 

Solo instruction will take you up to your P4 rating, (250 solo flights) and includes the following:

• Up to five tandem flights with an instructor

• P1 through P4 instruction/guidance

• Use of a radio equipped helmet to P2   rating

• Ground handling instruction

• Theory classes

• Program student discount (at cost) on  designated trips. 

• A paragliding manual and flight log book

• Administration of four USHGA sanctioned exams

The cost of the program is $1,800. There is no time limit or duration allowing you to get the required number of flights at your own pace.

For more information, call 206-387-3477 or e-mail

Issaquah Rotary Run ‘08 — In an effort to benefit The Science and Management of Addictions, the Issaquah Rotary Club is sponsoring three healthy events Oct. 5 in Issaquah. There will be a 1K Kids Dash, 5K Fun Run/Walk/Crawl and a 10K Run. The latter will provide $200 cash prizes to the first male and female to cross the finish line.

Rotary Club members wish also to further the traditional event by promoting a positive, active lifestyle for all ages. They aim to benefit SAMA in their efforts “to eliminate the disease of substance addiction in youth by advancing research, education and treatment.” 

This is the event’s 34th year. Nearly 1,500 participants gathered last year, and the goal is to better that number this year. Sign up or learn more at Learn more about SAMA by calling 206-322-7262, or e-mail

Tennis — Tennis and Friends meets at the Issaquah High School tennis courts  during the spring, summer, fall and winter. Call 369-8832.

Kitsap Color Classic 

On Sunday, Oct. 5, the Cascade Bicycle Club hosts its 15th Annual Kitsap Color Classic, the season finale. Pedal along the gorgeous Kitsap Peninsula and check out our three loops through some of the best riding country in the state. Friendly communities and terrific fall scenery make this a fun, must do event.  

Food stops will include fruit (bananas and grapes), bagels, cookies, Clif bars, granola bars, sports drinks and water.

Course hours — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information or to register, log on to

Added note: The Edmonds Bicycle Advocacy Group will also sponsor an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast at the Masonic Lodge start line in Edmonds from 7-10 a.m. For only $6, chow down on hotcakes and support a good cause!

Youth sports/activities 

Open Gym  — Tiny Tot make-ups     (this applies to Grasshopper and Dragonfly classes)

Preston Each Friday at 9:30 a.m.

  Each third Saturday of the       month at 5:30 p.m.

Bellevue Second Thursday of the month at noon

Fourth Friday of the month at 11:15 a.m.

Child must be signed up at the office in advance to attend and confirm availability. These classes are for make-ups only.

Parent-tot classes, call for availability.  Make-ups for kindergartners and older:

Saturday night open gym make-ups are from 6:30-7:30 p.m. or 7:30-8:30 p.m. and only for first grade and up. Kindergartners may come, but only if the parents stay in the stands and watch.

Space is limited; sign up in the office to verify date and space availability.


412U Dragons Baseball Tryouts — The Dragons 12 and under baseball league is looking for competitive players. This is a premier elect team that will play in league and tournament play in 2009, in more than 60 games. We will hold tryouts in the near future. For more information, or to be contacted for when tryouts are scheduled, e-mail Mark Gibson at; call 206-409-5671; or e-mail Mike Kerr at      


Issaquah Thunder Baseball Tryouts — 

2009 13U Sandy Koufax team tryouts for boys, Saturday, Oct. 11 at Field of Champions (8118 304th Ave. S.E., Preston) from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. E-mail for more information and to register.


Issaquah Youth Lacrosse

Pine Lake Middle School, Friday evenings from 5-6:30 p.m. through Oct. 31. Second- Eighth-Grade Boys (2nd-4th Lightning Division, 5th Junior Division, & 7th/8th Senior New Player Division) and Second-Sixth-Grade Girls. An instructional league oriented to those interested in having fun and learning a little more about the game, and those considering playing in the regular spring season. A great opportunity to find out what the country’s fastest growing youth sport is all about. 

For more information, log on to 


Girls’ Lacrosse Clinic

ISD Women’s Lacrosse Club, is holding a clinic for younger female players, grades two through eight Oct. 11 at Skyline Community Fields, from 1-4 p.m.  

This event is in support of one of its  younger players, who is battling leukemia at Seattle Children’s Hospital. All proceeds from the event will be directed to the Hematology and Oncology Fund. Says organizer Vicki Hahn: “We want her to know that all of our lacrosse community is lifting our sticks to support her in her battle, and that we are grateful to the hospital for taking such good care of her.”

Additional information is available online at


High school sports

Issaquah High School  


Oct. 3 — Issaquah at Eastlake, 7 p.m.

Boys golf

Oct. 1  — Issaquah at Liberty, 3 p.m. 

Oct. 6  — Skyline at Issaquah, 3:30 p.m.

Oct. 7  — Issaquah at Mount Si., 3:30 p.m. 


Oct. 2 — Issaquah at Lake Washington, 7 p.m.

Oct. 7 — Issaquah at Ballard, 7 p.m.

Boys tennis

Oct. 2 — Garfield at Issaquah, 3:45 p.m.

Oct. 7 — Mount Si at Issaquah, 3:45 p.m.

Girls soccer

Oct. 2 — Issaquah at Redmond, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 7 — Newport at Issaquah, 7:30 p.m.

Cross country

Oct. 1 — Issaquah vs. Mult-teams (at Beaver Lake Park), Garfield (at Mercer Island), 4 p.m.

Liberty High School 

Cross country

Oct. 4 — Liberty at Sunfair Invitational, time TBD 


Oct. 3 — Liberty at Juanita, 7:30 p.m.


Oct. 1 — Interlake at Liberty, 6:45 p.m.

Girls soccer 

Oct. 1 — Interlake at Liberty, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 4  — Bellevue at Liberty, 7:30 p.m.  

Boys tennis

4Oct. 2 — Mount Si at Liberty, 3:45 p.m.

4Oct. 7 — Liberty at Interlake, 3:45 p.m.

Boys Golf

Oct. 1 — Issaquah at Liberty, 3 p.m.

Oct. 6 — Liberty at Sammamish, 3:30 p.m

Skyline High School 

Boys golf

Oct. 1 — Sammamish at Skyline, 3 p.m. 

Oct. 6 — Skyline at Issaquah, 3:30 p.m.

Boys tennis

Oct. 2 — Newport at Skyline, 3:45 p.m.

Oct. 7 — Skyline at Garfield, 3:45 p.m. 


Oct. 3 — Garfield at Skyline, 7:30 p.m. p.m.

Girls soccer

Oct. 2— Skyline at Roosevelt, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 7— Garfield at Skyline, 7:30 p.m.


Oct. 2 — Redmond at Skyline, 7 p.m. 

Oct. 7 — Inglemoor at Skyline, 7 p.m. 

Cross country

Oct. 1 — Skyline at Beaver Lake Park, 4 p.m.

UW Football

Oct. 4 — Washington at Arizona, 4 p.m., KJR (950 AM), Versus Network 

WSU Football

Oct. 4 — Washington State at UCLA, time TBD, KPTK (1090 AM) 

Seattle Seahawks Football

Oct. 5 — Seahawks at NY Giants, 10:05 a.m. (KIRO 710 AM), FOX

TV/Radio/Web listings

Oct. 1, UW football discussion, Husky Honks Show, KJR (950 AM), 11 a.m.

Oct. 3, Football Friday with Dave “Softy” Mahler and Hugh Millen, KJR (950 AM) 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Bookmark and Share


Got something to say?

Before you comment, please note:

  • These comments are moderated.
  • Comments should be relevant to the topic at hand and contribute to its discussion.
  • Personal attacks and/or excessive profanity will not be tolerated and such comments will not be approved.
  • This is not your personal chat room or forum, so please stay on topic.