July 14, 2015
Issaquah’s Saif Kerawala embarks upon a promising college, pro soccer adventure
It’s easy to see why Saif Kerawala, with his towering frame and hawk-like wingspan, has become a successful goalkeeper, but it might be the work he did at another position that has truly turned him into an elite shot-stopping force. Read more
July 2, 2015
Three boats from the Sammamish Rowing Association placed among the top-six teams in the country in their events at the USRowing Youth National Championships, held June 12-14 in Sarasota, Florida.
The teams included two Skyline High School students — senior Adam Rockett and junior Isaac Beeman.
June 17, 2015
When high-school spring sports like baseball, soccer and track end, it marks the start of the season for football teams, who began their offseason workouts last week.
For 11 teams around the region, the first competitive event of the 2015 season was June 13 at Skyline High School’s eighth annual Skills and Drills on the Hill event, which featured a seven-on-seven passing competition for quarterbacks and receivers.
June 10, 2015
The Issaquah Women’s Club has awarded three $1,000 “Follow Your Dreams” scholarships to graduating senior girls from the Issaquah School District.
These young women have shown dedication to their studies and communities, and a common desire to further their education after high school.
May 27, 2015
One year ago, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and King County Executive Dow Constantine knelt with schoolchildren to release kokanee salmon fry into a Sammamish creek and celebrate a $300,000 habitat-restoration project.
Down to about 50 spawning fish in 2008, the kokanee, a relative of the sockeye that spends its entire life in fresh water, made a stirring recovery in 2012 with more than 14,000 returning to Lake Sammamish tributaries, about 4,500 of those to Ebright Creek.
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 5, 2015
Two Skyline High School football stars are headed to the National Football League.
While wide receiver Kasen Williams and quarterback Jake Heaps didn’t hear their names called during the NFL draft, both will reportedly get shots as undrafted free agents.
April 21, 2015
Coaches and players on opposing basketball teams knew how good Ty Gibson was, but the Issaquah High School senior might not have convinced any colleges of his talents until a virtuoso performance at the state tournament in March.
Over the course of three games, Gibson set a new tourney scoring record with 87 points. His last two games in an Issaquah uniform were superstar material — a career-high 42 points against Moses Lake, and 32 more against Kentwood as the Eagles clinched the fourth-place trophy.
April 7, 2015
All right, you NFL football scouts, listen up.
More than four-dozen of you were here in Seattle last week at the Huskies’ Pro Day workout, looking over stars from the University of Washington, salivating over the prospects.
April 7, 2015
Former Issaquah High School soccer star Kate Deines has decided to hang up her cleats.
The 2008 Eagles grad announced her retirement from professional soccer March 31, according to a press release from her National Women’s Soccer League club, FC Kansas City.