July 29, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. July 29, 2015
Lakeside Recovery won its first three games at the Senior American Legion state tournament, putting the team in prime position to earn a berth at next week’s regional championships.
Lakeside Recovery (32-15) was scheduled to face the Kennewick Outlaws on July 27, after press time, with a win putting the group of Issaquah, Skyline and Newport high school players in the July 28 state title game at Bellingham’s Joe Martin Field.
July 16, 2015
Good baseball teams know successful seasons don’t happen simply by beating lesser teams — they challenge themselves against opponents who are older, wiser and more talented.
That’s the philosophy the Lakeside Recovery Senior Babe Ruth squad follows, and they hope their difficult schedule will put them in prime position to win the most important games of the 2015 season.
July 9, 2015
A season that’s been defined by superb pitching got even better for Lakeside Recovery last week as the team returned to the friendly confines of Issaquah High School.
Pitchers Todd Reese and Jack Dellinger didn’t allow a run in Lakeside’s July 1 Senior American Legion doubleheader sweep of the visiting Evergreen Sports Center Tigers. Lakeside not only kept control of the Northwest League lead at 18-1, but added to its stellar defensive numbers this summer.
July 2, 2015
In pursuit of its seventh straight win, the Lakeside Recovery Senior American Legion baseball team didn’t waste much time putting its opponent in a deep hole.
Bolstered by a five-run second inning, Lakeside Recovery went on to beat Juanita Boyz, 11-0, in a Northwest League game June 23 at Lee Johnson Field in Kirkland.
June 25, 2015
The Lakeside Recovery Senior American Legion baseball team kept rolling last week, and sits in first place in the Northwest Division after a five-game winning streak.
Lakeside Recovery — comprised of players at Issaquah, Skyline and Newport high schools — finished the week June 21 with a 3-1 victory over Bellevue-Phiten at Interlake High School in Bellevue. Lakeside improved its record to 15-5 overall, 14-1 in division play.
June 3, 2015
Whether the Liberty High School baseball team liked it or not, the label “underdog” was slapped on the Patriots from the moment they qualified for the Class 2A state tournament.
It stemmed from a cursory peek at their record — it was below .500 — and continued with a look at their regular-season standings, as they finished seventh out of eight teams in the 3A/2A KingCo Conference.
May 26, 2015
NEW — 3:40 p.m. May 26, 2015
Something special is brewing on the Liberty baseball diamond.
The Patriots are in the state’s final four, after a weekend in which they eliminated Tumwater and then North Kitsap at Centralia’s Wheeler Field May 23.
Nate Steffens threw a complete game shutout, while Torey Anderson collected three hits to propel the Patriots to a 3-0 win over Tumwater. The Thunderbirds came into the contest with a 16-6 record and consistently found themselves in the top 10 of state rankings.
Liberty continued to stun spectators with a 4-3 come-from-behind win over North Kitsap. Read more
May 20, 2015
The Skyline High School baseball team is headed back to the Class 4A state tournament for the first time in five seasons.
The Spartans advanced to state by winning four consecutive elimination games at the KingCo Conference tournament. They capped the run with a 7-3 victory over Woodinville — on the Falcons’ home field — and open state play at 10 a.m. May 23 against the Snohomish Panthers.
May 12, 2015
Despite a regular season record below .500, and a seventh-place finish in the eight-team KingCo 3A/2A Conference, the Liberty High School baseball team is headed to state.
After a two-win day in the District 2/3 2A baseball tournament May 9, the Patriots are guaranteed a state regionals berth. They’ll continue district play next week to determine which seed they’ll get.
April 14, 2015
Both Issaquah and Skyline high school head baseball coaches are looking for signs of improvement in their young squads.
So for each, picking a win over their arch rival in KingCo Conference competition April 10 would be just what the doctor ordered.
It was the Eagles who completed their first two-game winning streak in conference action, culminating with an 8-3 win.