Eastside Catholic boys lacrosse ranked 8 in regional top 10, Issaquah is 9

March 17, 2015

The Eastside Catholic High School boys lacrosse team was listed at No. 8 in the March 10 rankings of the top programs in the western United States.

Nike and Lacrosse Magazine compile the rankings.

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Elite basketball academy comes to Newcastle

March 10, 2015

Jasen Baskett and his Emerald City Basketball Academy were homeless.

By Christina Corrales-Toy Pacific Courts, a new gym featuring two full-sized basketball courts, is set to open in Newcastle on March 9. The facility will serve as a headquarters for the Emerald City Basketball Academy.

By Christina Corrales-Toy
Pacific Courts, a new gym featuring two full-sized basketball courts, is set to open in Newcastle on March 9. The facility will serve as a headquarters for the Emerald City Basketball Academy.

The elite youth basketball program that counts University of Washington stars Spencer Hawes and Isaiah Thomas among its alumni lost its Seattle headquarters in August.

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Hoops coaches pick all-conference teams

March 10, 2015

KingCo Conference basketball coaches recently announced their selections for the 2014-15 all-conference teams. Local selections are listed below.

KingCo 4A boys

MVP: Ty Gibson, Issaquah

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Liberty High School drill team gets first place

March 10, 2015

The Liberty High School drill team received first place in the Kick category at a local drill competition Feb. 21, earning its highest score in three years.

The team has now qualified in both Kick and Military categories to advance to districts at 1 p.m. March 7 at Redmond High School.

Pine Lake women’s tennis team triumphs

March 10, 2015

Contributed Pine Lake Evergreen Women’s Tennis Team won the Seattle Area Cup Division 2015. The team, which consists of 12 members, coached by Pine Lake Athletic Club tennis pro Tricia Diebner, has captured the No. 1 ranking for the 2014-2015 season after competing with 26 teams in the greater Seattle area. Team members shown are (from left to right) Sylvia Cascante, Susan McBride (captain), Tao Watson (captain), Bobbe Sitz, Ariel Hillen and Sunita Shastri.

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Pine Lake Evergreen Women’s Tennis Team won the Seattle Area Cup Division 2015. The team, which consists of 12 members, coached by Pine Lake Athletic Club tennis pro Tricia Diebner, has captured the No. 1 ranking for the 2014-2015 season after competing with 26 teams in the greater Seattle area. Team members shown are (from left to right) Sylvia Cascante, Susan McBride (captain), Tao Watson (captain), Bobbe Sitz, Ariel Hillen and Sunita Shastri.

Liberty Patriots’ season comes to a close after regionals loss

March 3, 2015

Liberty High School senior Cherelle Demps’ plan of attack appeared simple in the team’s Feb. 28 regional playoff game.

By Greg Farrar Sitting sadly on the bench after the Demps sisters fouled out in the closing moments of Liberty’s 50-71 loss to East Valley are (from left) senior Cherelle Demps, junior Alissa Campbell, senior Danielle Demps, junior Savannah Metzger and sophomore Kylie Kirksey.

By Greg Farrar
Sitting sadly on the bench after the Demps sisters fouled out in the closing moments of Liberty’s 50-71 loss to East Valley are (from left) senior Cherelle Demps, junior Alissa Campbell, senior Danielle Demps, junior Savannah Metzger and sophomore Kylie Kirksey.

Drive toward the basket, draw the foul and sink the free throws. She executed that sequence over and over, while opponent East Valley struggled to put a stop to it.

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Issaquah Eagles boys basketball team returns to state

March 3, 2015

Ty Gibson gave the Issaquah High School boys basketball team the lift it needed in the second half, scoring 21 of his game-high 26 points as the Eagles defeated the Jackson Timberwolves, 56-52, in a Class 4A regional playoff game Feb. 28 at Everett Community College.

By Greg Farrar Ty Gibson (left), Issaquah High School senior guard, wants to score as Brian Brown, of Jackson, defends during the second quarter Feb. 28 in the Hardwood Classic 4A regional round at Everett Community College.

By Greg Farrar
Ty Gibson (left), Issaquah High School senior guard, wants to score as Brian Brown, of Jackson, defends during the second quarter Feb. 28 in the Hardwood Classic 4A regional round at Everett Community College.

The Eagles erased a six-point halftime deficit to earn a spot in the state quarterfinals for the second straight season.

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Seattle Times honors Issaquah’s Ty Gibson

March 3, 2015

Issaquah High School senior Ty Gibson was one of five players named to the Seattle Times’ 2015 all-area teams for boys basketball.

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Liberty’s Conner Small comes up big with state wrestling crown

February 24, 2015

Conner Small didn’t achieve the dream of a lifetime on his own. The Liberty High School senior wrestler spent countless hours working toward a state championship with his father Bill.

The process was a long and sometimes painful one — Small finished fifth as a sophomore and third as a junior — but it was ultimately rewarding as he captured the Class 2A state crown at 170 pounds to close the Mat Classic XXVII, Feb. 20-21 at the Tacoma Dome.

By Greg Farrar Conner Small, Liberty High School senior, exults to his supporters in triumph as he wins the 170-pound state 2A wrestling championship with a 7-3 win over Sedro Woolley senior Jacob Farrell on Feb. 21 during the Mat Classic XXVII at the Tacoma Dome.

By Greg Farrar
Conner Small, Liberty High School senior, exults to his supporters in triumph as he wins the 170-pound state 2A wrestling championship with a 7-3 win over Sedro Woolley senior Jacob Farrell on Feb. 21 during the Mat Classic XXVII at the Tacoma Dome.

 

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Liberty wins district girls basketball title

February 24, 2015

It’s official.

The Liberty High School girls basketball season is starting to feel mighty similar to one Cinderella-type playoff run the school witnessed in 2013.

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