Watch the Crusaders play on TV

September 3, 2015

NEW — 1:38 p.m. Sept. 3, 2015

SRFootballWeek1Eastside Catholic fans won’t have to leave their couches, or the state, to watch the Crusaders football team kick off the 2015 season.

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Rachel DePencier aims for breakout season with EC volleyball

September 2, 2015

NEW — 3:20 p.m., Sept. 2, 2015

Being tall certainly helps on the volleyball court, but for players who don’t have the genetic gift of size, there are ways to compensate. Read more

Skyline soccer starts over on back line, still has scoring punch

August 31, 2015

NEW — 2:38 p.m., Aug. 31, 2015

The Skyline High School girls soccer team is very aware of the players who graduated after earning the third-place trophy at last season’s state tournament. Read more

Eastlake soccer tries for playoff return under new coaching staff

August 28, 2015

NEW – 12:20 p.m., Aug. 28, 2015

After a frustrating 2014 season in which the program missed the playoffs for the second time in three years, the Eastlake High School girls soccer team is remarkably upbeat heading into its Sept. 4 season opener against Wenatchee. Read more

Gonzaga-bound Tia Beck looks to push Crusaders soccer to next level

August 28, 2015

NEW – 10:50 a.m., Aug. 28, 2015

The Eastside Catholic High School girls soccer team could be an exciting group to watch this season because of its offense, led by senior attacking midfielder and Gonzaga University recruit Tia Beck. Read more

Eastlake football chases third straight state playoff berth

August 21, 2015

NEW – 12:53 p.m., Aug. 21, 2015

It’s never easy replacing a skilled and tight-knit senior class, but the Eastlake High School football program likes its chances for success in 2015 because of the foundations coach Don Bartel and his staff have built. Read more

With key pieces back, Skyline football tries to take next step

August 21, 2015

NEW – 12:50 p.m., Aug. 21, 2015

Midway through the third quarter, the Skyline Spartans had a three-touchdown lead and seemed to be cruising toward their eighth straight appearance in the Class 4A state football playoffs. Read more

Talent-laden Crusaders look to re-climb Class 3A football summit

August 19, 2015

NEW – 1:05 p.m., Aug. 19, 2015

After winning the program’s first state championship and snapping powerhouse Bellevue’s state-record 67-game winning streak, it’ll be difficult for the Eastside Catholic Crusaders football program to come up with an encore in the 2015 season.

Repeating as state champion is never easy, but head coach Jeremy Thielbahr and his players believe they have the talent and, more importantly, the right mindset to get the job done.

Many prognosticators have Eastside Catholic as the Class 3A preseason No. 1 team – a title that’ll be challenged right away in the season opener against Oceanside (California) – but the Crusaders aren’t concerned with what outsiders are saying.

“This team has not done anything to deserve that ranking,” Thielbahr said. “… The responsibility is to uphold the tradition that has begun here by our great former players and our great athletic department. We take that responsibility very seriously.” Read more

Construction forces venue change for Skyline football

August 17, 2015

NEW — 10:38 a.m., Aug. 17, 2015

Construction of the new home grandstands at Skyline High School’s stadium won’t be complete in time for the start of the football season, so the Spartans will open on the road instead. Read more

Youth swimmers land spots on prestigious squad

August 14, 2015

NEW – 1:50 p.m., Aug. 14, 2015

Three members of the Issaquah Swim Team were selected to compete in a high-quality competition earlier this month when they traveled to Maui, Hawaii.  Read more

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