September 21, 2015
NEW — 12:27 p.m., Sept. 21, 2015
Skyline High School senior Danny Sinatro couldn’t have wished for a better birthday present than the one he got Sept. 18. Read more
September 18, 2015
NEW – 11:20 a.m., Sept. 18, 2015
Immediately after watching her team match up with its main rival, Issaquah High School girls swim coach Laura Halter was blunt in her assessment of the Skyline Spartans. Read more
September 16, 2015
NEW – 5:05 p.m., Sept. 16, 2015
Skyline High School will play its final two regular-season football games on its home field, the Issaquah School District announced in a Sept. 16 email to families. Read more
September 14, 2015
NEW — 1:15 p.m. Sept. 14, 2015
The chants began almost immediately.
Battle cries of “We run Renton!” echoed from the visitors’ section at Renton Memorial Stadium even before kickoff in Liberty High School’s annual football showdown with rival Hazen on Sept. 11.
Liberty’s dominance over Hazen, a school that sits just three miles away, is well documented. The Patriots won the previous three meetings, and it was more of the same last week, as the Patriots defeated the Highlanders, 28-6. Read more
September 12, 2015
NEW — 12:29 a.m. Sept. 12, 2015
On a night when the “We run Renton” chants echoed loud and clear through Renton Memorial Stadium, it was the Liberty Patriots that had the last laugh.
The Liberty football team defeated Hazen, their Renton Highlands rivals, 28-6, Friday night. The teams are in different school districts and leagues, but Liberty and Hazen students often play youth sports together and live in the same communities. Just three miles separate the two schools.
The Patriots struck first, when running back Austin Regis scored on a 5-yard touchdown. Liberty missed the extra point, but took the 6-0 lead as the first quarter came to an end. Read more
September 10, 2015
NEW — 2:05 p.m. Sept. 10, 2015
From the opening whistle of their Sept. 9 outing, there was a pep in the step of every member of the Issaquah High School girls soccer team.
The energy the Eagles brought to their nonleague match with the visiting Auburn Mountainview Lions didn’t immediately pay dividends. Despite Issaquah’s sizable lead in possession and shots, the scoreboard read 0-0 as the first half wound down.
That’s when the breakthrough moment came. Read more
September 9, 2015
NEW — 5:33 p.m. Sept. 9, 2015
For a team trying to integrate so many new players into its lineup – including replacements at goalkeeper and all four defender positions – there were bound to be some early-season bumps for the Skyline Spartans.
But the Spartans showed noticeable improvement between their first and second matches. After dropping a 2-1 decision to Class 1A Seattle Academy in the season opener, Skyline bounced back with a solid, 2-0 victory over plateau rival Eastside Catholic in a nonleague girls soccer contest Sept. 8 at Skyline High School.
September 7, 2015
NEW — 12:25 p.m. Sept. 7, 2015
Skyline High School graduate Kasen Williams was one of seven players to sign with the Seattle Seahawks’ practice squad Sept. 6 following the cutdown to 53 players on all NFL rosters. Read more
September 7, 2015
NEW — 11:57 a.m. Sept. 7, 2015
Basketball star has breakout gridiron debut for Patriots
Prior to Sept. 4, Liberty High School junior Mike Walter never played a down of high-school football.
Walter has made his name on the hardwood, starring on the Patriots’ varsity basketball team since he was a freshman. But this year, he decided to hit the gridiron, much to the delight of Liberty football coach Steve Valach.
“My job is to get the best athletes and best kids out for football and my team, and this is one of those guys that everybody knows,” Valach said before the season. Read more
August 31, 2015
NEW — 2:50 p.m., Aug. 31, 2015
Characterizing the changes for this year’s Issaquah High School girls soccer team is all about identity. Read more