Photos — Liberty High School hosts summer youth camp

August 6, 2015

NEW — 5 p.m. Aug. 6, 2015

Click the photo below to see pictures from the Liberty High School football team’s youth summer camp.

By Greg Farrar  Isaiah Valach (left) takes the snap from Liberty senior quarterback Nate Solly and turns to hand the ball off during a running back drill July 20 at a football minicamp held by Liberty High School coaches and several varsity football players at Maywood Middle School.

By Greg Farrar
Isaiah Valach (left) takes the snap from Liberty senior quarterback Nate Solly and turns to hand the ball off during a running back drill July 20 at a football minicamp held by Liberty High School coaches and several varsity football players at Maywood Middle School.

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On fire at state tourney

August 5, 2015

NEW — 3 p.m. Aug. 5, 2015

Contributed The Flame Fastpitch Club’s 12-and-under squad had a successful 2015 season, capping it last month by winning the championship at the Amateur Softball Association’s state tournament in Centralia. They won three other tournaments earlier in the season, and were the runners-up at the National Softball Association’s state tournament, in June in the Tri-Cities. The team with several Issaquah and Sammamish residents went on to compete at the ASA Western Regionals in Medford, Oregon. Pictured in the back row (from left) are coaches Michaela Monson, Pat Jones, Phil Scott, David Pingree, Mary Gegus and Teresa Wilson. Second row (from left) Evalyn Morgan, Kelly Hruza, Olivia Pess, Morgan Pingree, Jenna Gegus, Brook Tilson and Hallie Sehlin. Third row (from left) Brooklyn Jones, Leslie Hines, Skylar Maloney, Megan Cotton and Ellie Evans. Front row is Claire Seats.

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The Flame Fastpitch Club’s 12-and-under squad had a successful 2015 season, capping it last month by winning the championship at the Amateur Softball Association’s state tournament in Centralia. They won three other tournaments earlier in the season, and were the runners-up at the National Softball Association’s state tournament, in June in the Tri-Cities. The team with several Issaquah and Sammamish residents went on to compete at the ASA Western Regionals in Medford, Oregon. Pictured in the back row (from left) are coaches Michaela Monson, Pat Jones, Phil Scott, David Pingree, Mary Gegus and Teresa Wilson. Second row (from left) Evalyn Morgan, Kelly Hruza, Olivia Pess, Morgan Pingree, Jenna Gegus, Brook Tilson and Hallie Sehlin. Third row (from left) Brooklyn Jones, Leslie Hines, Skylar Maloney, Megan Cotton and Ellie Evans. Front row is Claire Seats.

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Skyline graduate earns All-America scholar honors

July 31, 2015

NEW — 6 a.m. July 31, 2015

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America named Skyline High School’s Abbey Porter to its 2015 High School Girls Scholar All-America team.

Porter, a standout defender who graduated in June, helped Skyline place third at the Class 4A state tournament in 2014. She’s the first NSCAA All-American in Skyline history, and was the only Washington player among this year’s 46 selections.

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Spartan players take charge of soccer team’s summer work

July 30, 2015

NEW — 6 a.m. July 30, 2015

To maintain its status as a perennial state power, the Skyline High School girls soccer team puts in a ton of work during the offseason.

This summer might be an especially important time for the Spartans, who are coming off a third-place finish at last year’s state tournament, but will be replacing the vast majority of their roster.

Gone are 13 seniors, including three standouts who are moving on to Division I collegiate careers — forward Amanda Johnston (Washington), defender Abbey Porter (Washington State) and midfielder Kelli Sullivan (Colorado College).

By Neil Pierson Skyline High School soccer player Alessandra Zonta (right) battles with a teammate for the ball during a short-side scrimmage July 22. About 20 players turned out for a team workout as the Spartans program prepares for the 2015 season.

By Neil Pierson
Skyline High School soccer player Alessandra Zonta (right) battles with a teammate for the ball during a short-side scrimmage July 22. About 20 players turned out for a team workout as the Spartans program prepares for the 2015 season.

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Lakeside zeroes in on American Legion baseball regionals

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.

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Local lacrosse players named to USA Today all-state team

July 28, 2015

NEW — 4:52 p.m. July 28, 2015

Five local players were named to the 2015 Washington boys lacrosse all-state team selected by USA Today High School Sports.

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ISC Gunners win semifinal, fall short in championship

July 23, 2015

By Christina Corrales-Toy At left, Sarah Shimer (yellow), ISC Gunners goalkeeper, gets a hand on a corner kick launched by a San Diego Sea Lions player July 18 at Issaquah High School. The Gunners defeated the Sea Lions, 3-1, in the regional Women’s Premier Soccer League playoff match.

By Christina Corrales-Toy
At left, Sarah Shimer (yellow), ISC Gunners goalkeeper, gets a hand on a corner kick launched by a San Diego Sea Lions player July 18 at Issaquah High School. The Gunners defeated the Sea Lions, 3-1, in the regional Women’s Premier Soccer League playoff match.

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Bullets aim for national title

July 23, 2015

By Lennon Lo The Northwest Bullets, a Seattle-based select fastpitch team, qualified for two national tournaments this summer. It will compete at the American Softball Association 18-and-under Gold Nationals, July 19-25 in Hillsboro, Oregon, and at the Premier Girls Fastpitch Nationals, Aug. 1-8 in Huntington Beach, California. The team includes six players from the Issaquah School District: Liberty High School’s Kendall Kauzlarich; Skyline High School’s Camille Goo and Lauren Lo; and Issaquah High School’s Tatum Dow, Morgan Bevell and Justi Johnson.

By Lennon Lo
The Northwest Bullets, a Seattle-based select fastpitch team, qualified for two national tournaments this summer. It will compete at the American Softball Association 18-and-under Gold Nationals, July 19-25 in Hillsboro, Oregon, and at the Premier Girls Fastpitch Nationals, Aug. 1-8 in Huntington Beach, California. The team includes six players from the Issaquah School District: Liberty High School’s Kendall Kauzlarich; Skyline High School’s Camille Goo and Lauren Lo; and Issaquah High School’s Tatum Dow, Morgan Bevell and Justi Johnson.

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Five athletes compete for Gliders at Junior Olympics track and field

July 23, 2015

The Issaquah Gliders track and field club sent five athletes to the USA Track and Field Junior Olympics Region 13 championships, July 8-12 at Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon.

In the 17/18 men’s division, Jack Welch took fourth place in the 400 meters in 49.61 seconds. Welch, a 2015 Skyline High School graduate, is heading to the University of Portland this fall.

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Lakeside Recovery rides momentum to state

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.

By Neil Pierson Lakeside Recovery’s Alec Cordova hits during the fourth inning of a July 9 Senior Babe Ruth baseball game against the Kirkland Merchants at Issaquah High School. Kirkland won, 6-0.

By Neil Pierson
Lakeside Recovery’s Alec Cordova hits during the fourth inning of a July 9 Senior Babe Ruth baseball game against the Kirkland Merchants at Issaquah High School. Kirkland won, 6-0.

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.

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