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After a scoreless first quarter, the Lancers, ranked No. 7 in The News Tribune’s 3A football rankings, scored for four touchdowns before halftime, including two TD passes from quarterback Jaiave Magalei to junior running back Yisrael Stephens.
Capital senior running back Conner Kennedy rushed for a game-high 177 yards on 34 carries and scored both of the Cougars’ touchdowns in a 17-7 nonleague football victory over Olympia in front of more than 3,000 fans jam-packed into Ingersoll Stadium on Friday night.
High school football scores from around the South Sound and beyond for Sept. 12, 2014.
Bothell, Bellevue top 4A, 3A, respectively
Nonleague contests continue
In only his second career start, Tahoma High School’s junior Amandre Williams challenges Brett Rypien’s single-game state passing record of 613 yards; counterpart Griffen Stacy, of Rogers, also throws for 500.
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Puyallup will try to slow Kitna’s attack at Lincoln
Ricky Daley earned the first head coaching job of his career at Mount Tahoma High School this past spring and Thomas Ford earned his first only weeks later at Stadium after both spent the past two years on Jeff Thomas’ staff at the University of Puget Sound.
Cooper taught and coached in Fife schools for nearly 30 years at Surprise Lake Middle School, Columbia Junior High and Fife High School
One of seven sisters, senior Eva Linden is now the leader for the Trojans, this time sticking at outside hitter
Eagles jump out to 27-14 lead early in the third quarter, but give up 20 consecutive points in 34-27 loss
Down by 17 points at the half to crosstown rival Peninsula High School on Friday night, Gig Harbor coach Aaron Chantler’s message to the Tides was simple.
New Vikings quarterback throws for three second-half touchdowns in 43-21 win over Jefferson; No. 8 Lakes, No. 10 Lincoln also win
The Conquerors pick off three passes, recover a fumble and record a safety while shutting out Curtis
Big games from Griffen Stacy, Kyler Ooley lift Rogers Rams to a win over the Beamer Titans
Sumner coach Keith Ross had every reason to think, “I told you so,” after junior Josh Riley blocked Franklin Pierce’s punt and recovered it for the Spartans’ first touchdown.
Easton Trakel’s 73-yard kickoff return to open the second half led to Tumwater’s only touchdown four plays later, and Trakel followed it up with a 10-yard fourth-quarter touchdownrun to lead the Thunderbirds to a 14-3 come-from-behind victory over Capital in Friday night’s nonleague high school football game at Tumwater District Stadium.
Stay up to date with all the high school football scores from around the South Sound for Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.
1A Nisqually preview: Message clear for Cascade Christian’s Ramos, Terhune: Don’t fumble the football
Cascade Christian High School senior running backs Robert Terhune and Riley Ramos have a solid understanding for VTF. It means value the football. As the Cougars experienced firsthand in the 1A state semifinals last year, that can mean the difference in a game.
Fife High School running back Austin Woods almost lost his arm when it shot through a window as he dove for a basketball March 1 during a regional basketball game at Auburn High School. Now he’s back on the football field, a month sooner than expected, and he’s grateful for it.
Major Ali won a bet with the Peninsula High School football team’s offensive coordinator that he couldn’t drop 20 pounds before the season. The 5-foot-7 (or as teammates called him, Five-Two) defensive end and running back did easily, and now he’s got the speed to match his strength.
Chris “Scooby” Reynolds, one of the league’s top returning wide receivers, shifts to quarterback for senior season
Before the Wolves entertain thoughts of a Class 4A title, first they must navigate a tough league – and feel they have the offensive backfield in quarterback Cooper Canton and tailback Marshaud DeWalt to do it.
Senior Trevor Asbjornsen is the SPSL South Division’s only returning starting quarterback, and hopes to lead the Graham-Kapowin High School football team to repeat league title.
It seems wherever Darren McKay has coached, now at Todd Beamer High School, teams show drastic improvement in their third season
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Baseline concussion tests are required to play football, soccer, basketball and wrestling in the Puyallup School district for all junior high and high school students.
Puyallup High School wide receiver in football, shortstop in baseball selected as The News Tribune’s All-Area male senior athlete of the year
Kentwood High School’s Sarah Toeaina is The News Tribune’s Female Senior Athlete of the Year after setting a school record with 12 varsity letters at a school that has produced greats such as Lindsey Moore, Courtney Vandersloot, Rodney Stuckey and Reese McGuire.
With their high school graduations in the review mirror, Puyallup’s Matt Voss, Steilacoom’s Ben Scott and Bellarmine Prep’s Hannah Derby look ahead to Division I competition this fall, but not before being recognized for their senior-year accomplishments one last time.
Some now consider Puyallup the city of champions, and local business owners want to celebrate their triumphs Seahawks-style.
It was a day to heartily celebrate Monday at Puyallup High School. Three times over.
SUMNER — Throughout the season, Capital’s boys soccer team methodically shot, saved and scored to earn its first trip to the Class 2A state championship game. But Saturday afternoon, all it took was a freshman in blue for them to come undone, as the Cougars were shut out, 4-0, by Squalicum at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner.
Capital High School sophomore Ty Gentry didn’t lose a game at the Class 2A state tennis championships until the title match.
The idea hit Tony Batinovich late Saturday morning, after the Puyallup High School fastpitch team blanked Woodinville in the Class 4A state semifinals.
Washington High School’s Josh Rasmus didn’t have Daniel Yu fighting alongside him in his fourth 2A state doubles championship in four years.
LACEY — If not for the 500-mile round trip from Kennewick, Tim Bisson wouldn’t mind playing all of the Kamiakin High school home fastpitch games in Lacey.
With only hours remaining until the end of Star Track XXXII, Bellarmine Prep’s Hannah Derby was spending her time vomiting underneath the check-in tent.
Snohomish won the Class 4A state boys soccer championship for the third time with the use of one of the most dangerous weapons in the game — a long throw-in.
Considering the season Bonney Lake High School’s baseball team had — the high of winning streaks and then the low of losing three out of four games heading into the 3A regional — senior Kash Koltermann always believed the Panthers were capable of reaching the state title game.
Puyallup High School, behind the strong pitching of Lane Griffin and a five-run third inning, defeated South Kitsap 7-1 in Saturday’s Class 4A baseball state title game at Gesa Stadium to cap a perfect season at 28-0.
After they spent the first two days distancing themselves from the rest of the state in their respective divisions at Star Track XXXII, the Federal Way boys' and girls' only competition was between themselves Saturday.
Pure joy was all that was left after Federal Ways Mariyah Vongsaveng defended her state title in the girls Class 4A 100-meter hurdles Friday.
As the number of lopsided wins piled up, and the Puyallup High School baseball team climbed higher in the national rankings, the Vikings quest for a perfect season took on an air of inevitability.
Squalicum High School defender Hans Kogan insists its about the wins, not the zeroes. Right now, Squalicums high-powered boys soccer team is enjoying both.
Federal Way High Schools Tyson Penn sat on a bench and covered his face with his hands. He had just won his second consecutive 4A state high jump title, beating Eastmonts Killian McGinnis with a mark of 6-feet, 9 inches. But his goal the entire year was to match the sophomore state record of 7-feet set by Terry Ellis of Pateros in 1977 and Curtis Rahmel Dockery in 2009.
Schedules, outlooks and ticket prices for Class 4A tournament in Spokane, Class 3A tournament in Lacey and Class 2A tournament in Selah.
Schedules, outlooks and ticket prices for Class 4A, 3A tournament at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup, and Class 2A, 1A tournament at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner
Schedules, outlooks and ticket prices for Class 4A, 3A tournament in Pasco, and Class 2A, 1A tournament in Yakima.
Schedules, outlooks and ticket prices for Class 4A-1A/2B/1B tennis tournaments around the state.
Schedules, outlooks and ticket prices for Class 4A, 3A, 2A meet in Tacoma; and Class 1A, 2B, 1B meet in Cheney.
Preview and schedule for the Washington State boys and girls tennis championships.
Preview and schedule for the Washington State baseball championships
Quarterfinal boys soccer matchups, times and sites for Class 4A, 3A and 2A
With the clock ticking down – the signing period for 2014 was set to expire Wednesday – Ahmaad Rorie, the Abes’ point guard, made one final life-changing decision, all while keeping his cool.
District track and field schedules for 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A, 2B and 1B
District softball schedule/pairings for 4A in Kent, and 3A and 2A in Spanaway.
Regional baseball schedules for 4A, 3A, 2A and locals in 1A
First round state soccer schedules for Class 4A, 3A and 2A
Mason Rudolph's overtime goal gives Kentwood a 1-0 victory over top-ranked Skyview in the Class 4A West Central/Southwest bidistrict championship game.
Gig Harbor High fastpitch coach Kara Dressel feels theres something special brewing with her Tides, and it mightve started after a non-league loss to Peninsula for things to turn the corner heading into the heart of the postseason for next weeks 4A West Central/Southwest bi-district tournament.
Weekend schedules for district baseball and boys soccer, and league softball and track and field.
Weekend league track meet schedule for SPSL, Narrows and Nisqually Leagues
Weekend league softball schedules for SPSL and Narrows tournaments
Weekend district boys soccer schedule for 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A
Weekend district baseball schedule for Class 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A
PJ Carmichael and Brodie Bordeaux have one very big thing in common in golf at Bellarmine Prep. They were both hard-luck seniors who had never reached the Class 4A state championships.
Varsity wrestling match limits increased; coaches can now coach one of their seniors in all-star games
Schedules for high school league baseball tournaments
Spring time has brought about a few changes in the life of talented Lincoln High School point guard Ahmaad Rorie.
Ninth-grade athletes from Puyallup’s junior high schools will soon be suiting up for the Puyallup High School Vikings, the Rogers Rams or the Emerald Ridge Jaguars.
Rainier Beach's Aaron, Mount Rainier's McPhee voted as state players of year
Boys games are at Eastside Catholic HS; girls games at King's HS
Bellevue turns a two-point game at the half into a comfortable 70-61 win Saturday afternoon at the Tacoma Dome.
It seems unfair that Mount Rainier High Schools Brittany McPhee will leave the prep ranks without a Class 4A state girls championship. The closest she came was Saturday in Gonzaga Preps 53-51 come-from-behind victory over the Rams at the Tacoma Dome. In every conversation on everyones short list the senior forward for Mount Rainier should be mentioned among the greatest scorers of Washington high school basketball, which includes Garfields Joyce Walker and Lakes Kate Starbird.
Tramaine Isabell wandered outside his team's celebration at center court, almost stumbling as he gazed in awe at the raucous crowd.
The journey ended for good Saturday, and that was plenty on the mind of Jackson High School standout Jason Todd.
Todd Beamer boys basketball coach Winston Bell took a quick moment to think when asked if he was at all disappointed following his team’s fifth place finish after a 60-49 loss to Issaquah in the 4A state consolation bracket.
Lynnwood rebounded from a difficult semifinal loss to Gonzaga Prep, holding Moses Lake without a field goal in the fourth quarter in a 48-38 win over the Chiefs in the girls Class 4A third/fifth place consolation game Saturday morning at the Tacoma Dome.
Join The News Tribune for a live chat from the state football championship games at the Tacoma Dome.
The Wilson boys basketball team would have much rather been playing Rainier Beach in the 3A state title instead of Bellevue in a consolation game Saturday.
Finally, the No. 1-ranked Jackson Timberwolves showed up at the Tacoma Dome in their Class 4A state tournament matchup against Gonzaga Prep.
Behind the backcourt of Emilee Maldonado and Natalie Bazan, the Sunnyside girls basketball team was able to earn a decisive 56-42 victory in the Class 3A state basketball tournament Saturday at the Tacoma Dome.
The ODea boys basketball team came out swinging and never let up in the Fighting Irishs 64-50 win over Stanwood in the Class 3A Hardwood Classic in the Tacoma Dome.
The Inglemoor girls basketball team held off Skyviews late surge to secure a 39-36 win and a fourth place trophy Saturday in the Class 4A state basketball tournament at the Tacoma Dome.
Chat live with News Tribune's reporters from the Tacoma Dome as the high school state basketball championships take place Saturday.
Some might have questioned the strength of the schedule the Richland Bombers ran through this season on their perfect run to the Tacoma Dome.
Another state basketball trip, more final-four disappointment for the Wilson High School girls.
After losing a close game to Issaquah earlier in the season, the Garfield Bulldogs werent about to let it happen again with chance to play for the Class 4A state title on the line.
When Rainier Beach High senior David Crisp won the Class 2A state championship with Clover Park as a freshman, the championship ring slid right onto his ring finger.
In the Tacoma Dome, a team needs to create its opportunities in order to be crowned the champion.
The blurry figures running through the agora on the Lynnwood High School campus those are girls basketball players trying to win a relay.
No. 1 Gonzaga Prep controlled the tempo and finally got Lynnwood to crack down the stretch in a 61-56 state girls basketball semifinal win Friday at the Tacoma Dome.
For that rare night in her storied high school basketball career, the girl who came out in the No. 12 jersey for Mount Rainier High School appeared a mere mortal.
Elijah Foster asserted himself in the third quarter, and his Rainier Beach Vikings shook off a pesky Bellevue Wolverines squad to secure a 73-61 semifinal victory Friday at the Tacoma Dome.
Nathan Christie scored 23 points and Mandrell Worthy added 13 for Eastside Catholic on Friday, as the Crusaders held off the Wilson Rams, 60-52, in a state semifinal game at the Tacoma Dome.
One thing's for certain about Gonzaga Prep point guard Sam Dowd: He plays at a different level than just about everyone else.
This time the Spokane-area University Titans grabbed a sizable lead and hung on for a 50-41 win over Mercer Island and a chance to play for a state trophy their seventh medal in school history.
Following a tough loss to No. 1 Gonzaga Prep on Thursday, the No. 5 Skyview girls basketball team (25-3) rebounded Friday in impressive fashion with a 57-37 win over Sarah Toeaina and Kentwood (16-6).
Jackson rallied from a 15-point second quarter deficit Friday to force overtime and earned a 61-57 victory over Kentridge in the consolation bracket of the 4A boys basketball tournament at the Tacoma Dome.
Its hard not going with whats worked all season its what got teams to the state basketball tournament in first place.
Join The News Tribune reporters to chat live throughout the state semifinals at the Tacoma Dome.
Behind the intimidating play of Deja Strother, the No. 3 Inglemoor girls basketball team forced its way to a 46-26 win over No. 10 Arlington at the state tournament Friday in Tacoma.
Andrew Schimmels missed a game-tying jumper with three seconds to play, and ODea held on for a 47-45 victory over University (Spokane) in the consolation side of the 3A boys basketball tournament.
The pick-and-roll has been around a long time in basketball, but the Stanwood Spartans used it like they invented the play during their consolation 66-54 win over the Shadle Park Highlanders on Friday at the Tacoma Dome.
Past her due date, and experiencing labor pains, coach Leah Krautter knew the time had finally come.
In her first trip to the state playoffs, ninth grader Josie Matz wasn't exactly having an enjoyable experience on the hardwood for the first 2 1/2 quarters for the 3A Narrows League champions.
Jacob DeVries outscored the entire Wenatchee boys basketball team through three quarters, finished with 33 points, six rebounds and five steals and led No. 3 Richland to a 78-49 victory Thursday night.
Boys state notebook: Garfield, Issaquah will face off again following racist remarks on social media
The Garfield boys basketball team has faced Issaquah three times this season. One of those was its only loss.
The Todd Beamer Titans trailed Gonzaga Prep by 12 points halfway through their 4A boys state tournament basketball game Thursday before rolling to a 57-49 win at the Tacoma Dome.
Universitys bid to become the first-ever 3A or 4A girls state champion with a losing record came to an end but not without scaring the heebie-jeebies out of Blanchet first.
Bellevue High School girls basketball coach Leah Krautter experienced one of the greatest joys in life — the birth of her first child — on Thursday afternoon.
Ninth-ranked Issaquah thwarted No. 1 Jackson's hopes of redemption Thursday, handing the Timberwolves a 56-44 loss in the first round of the state tournament.
Past due date, and experiencing labor pains, Leah Krautter knew the time had finally come.
The No. 1 Cleveland girls scored on 10 consecutive possessions in the first quarter, and sped away from Lincoln for a 65-26 victory in the state quarterfinals Thursday in the Tacoma Dome.
It didnt start out that badly for the No. 4 Kentridge Chargers when they faced No. 2 Garfield on Thursday afternoon at the Tacoma Dome.
Brittany McPhee scored 19 points and Aqeelah Williams added 15 more as No. 4 Mount Rainier avenged a midseason loss to No. 3 Inglemoor with a 64-57 victory in the 4A girls quarterfinals on Thursday.
Elijah Foster had 16 points, 13 rebounds, Shaqquan Aaron had 14 points and David Crisp added 10 as the Rainier Beach boys basketball team cruised to a 74-46 victory against Shadle Park on Thursday to send the Vikings to the state semifinals.
Bellevue fell behind by nine to Stanwood before ripping off a 26-4 run that helped them ease to a 61-43 victory in a 3A boys quarterfinal game at the Tacoma Dome.
Emily Olson had 17 points and nine rebounds for the No. 8 Moses Lake Chiefs (21-4), who overcame an early deficit by holding the No. 10 Arlington Eagles (20-5) scoreless for an 8:28 span into the third quarter during their 46-28 win.
Mandrell Worthy scored 24 points to lead No. 6 Eastside Catholic to a 53-39 victory over University (Spokane) in the 3A boys state quarterfinals Thursday at the Tacoma Dome.
Despite a slow start, No.1 Gonzaga Prep proved their ranking and came away with a statement win in the first round over No. 5 Skyview.
Its not just the breakneck pace. Its the precision passing with in it that will make the No.2 Lynnwood girls basketball team a tough out at the 4A state tournament.
Alphonso Anderson scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Wilson and Ivy Smith Jr. added 16 points and eight assists, as the No. 5 Rams held off No. 9 O'Dea, 60-57, in the quarterfinals Thursday of the Class 3A state basketball tournament at the Tacoma Dome.
This time of year, the spirits really start to pick up along Rainier Avenue in Seattle. It is state high school basketball championship week, and Rainier Beach High School has won its fair share of Class 3A titles over the years.
For the first time in school history, the boys and girls basketball teams at Wilson High School qualified for the state tournament in the same season.
Join The News Tribune for a live chat from the state basketball championship games at the Tacoma Dome.
Shaqquan Aaron looks familiar. Aaron, The News Tribune’s All-State boys Player of the Year, hopes to one day compare to the kind of abilities Jamal Crawford and Kevin Durant have as much as their looks.
Individual standouts, team scouting reports and full schedules for the Class 3A girls tournament in the Tacoma Dome
Individual standouts, team scouting reports and full schedules for the Class 3A boys tournament in the Tacoma Dome
Individual standouts, team scouting reports and full schedules for the Class 4A girls tournament in the Tacoma Dome
Individual standouts, team scouting reports and full schedules for the Class 4A boys tournament in the Tacoma Dome
Get live scores and brackets for the Washington State Championships at the Tacoma Dome March 6–8.
State basketball tournament matchups at the Tacoma Dome and Yakima SunDome.
Eighth-ranked Wilson finally held off Ferndale, 59-54, in the Class 3A regional round Saturday afternoon at Mount Tahoma High School.
Arlington girls oust the Titans for the second straight year, winning in OT; Beamer boys rout Bothell, 77-41, to advance.
Surviving a traffic snarl, getting lost trying to find Mount Tahoma High School – and then a lengthy first-quarter delay, the third-ranked Bellevue Wolverines finally put away No. 4 Lincoln, 60-55, in a regional-round game Friday night.
The Sumner High School girls basketball team rattled off 14 consecutive wins, going the entire month of January without a loss and claimed the 2A SPSL regular season title.
There are times when all a basketball coach can do is tip his or her hat. What can you say when the opposing team shoots almost 60 percent from the field, getting buckets on everything from transition layups to long-range 3-pointers, and exploits its own strengths with ease as Eastside Catholic did Friday night?
One quarter can define a season. Trailing by six points at the start of the fourth quarter, Kentridge rallied to a 65-61 victory over at Kent-Meridian High School to advance to the state tournament.
Issaquah Highs dynamic, two-guard tandem of Brian Watson and Ty Gibson is a handful for any team to handle on a nightly basis.
Bob Boback's 17-year run as coach of the Gig Harbor High School girls basketball team has come to an end. Boback was let go by the school Thursday after an 8-12 season. Tides athletic director Bob Werner said it was time for the school to go in a different direction.
Top-10 state rankings for Class 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A and local programs in boys and girls basketball
All dates, sites and times for regional basketball games for Class 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A and 2B local schools
North Central High rides the dynamic, state title-holding Quintanilla brothers to its first Class 3A team championship Saturday at Mat Classic XXVI.
Bonney Lake's Colton Tracy and Chili Sabin chased down their dreams Saturday night, capturing their first state wrestling titles as seniors.
Wilson freshman Josie Matz might have ice in her veins.
It’s going to be Wilson vs. Lincoln, Part Four, for the Class 3A West Central/Southwest bidistrict boys basketball title.
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