Coaches name All-KingCo 4A squads

November 24, 2015

NEW — 1:21 p.m. Nov. 24, 2015

Class 4A KingCo Conference football, boys golf, girls soccer and volleyball coaches have selected their 2015 all-conference teams.

All-KingCo 4A football

Offensive MVP: Blake Gregory, Skyline

Defensive MVP: Dylan Axelson, Woodinville

Lineman of the Year: Connor Smith, Issaquah

Coach of the Year: Buddy Bland, Issaquah Read more

Eastside Catholic hammers Bonney Lake, returns to 3A semifinals

November 24, 2015

NEW — 1:17 p.m. Nov. 24, 2015

By Doug Drowley

Special to The Seattle Times

It took 11 games, but Eastside Catholic experienced something Nov. 20 at Seattle’s Memorial Stadium that the Crusaders rarely had all season – a deficit.

With 3 minutes, 2 seconds left in the first quarter, Bonney Lake scored a touchdown and converted the extra point. That gave the Panthers a one-point lead in the game, only the third deficit Eastside Catholic has faced all season. Read more

Skyline football stuffs Camas, 35-10, for trip to state semifinals

November 21, 2015

NEW – 6:40 p.m., Nov. 21, 2015

The last time the Skyline High School football team reached the Class 4A state semifinals, Logan Wanamaker was a self-described “freshman in a sweatshirt watching the team.” Read more

Freshmen propel Spartans swim team to state title

November 17, 2015

NEW — 3:18 p.m. Nov. 17, 2015

A typical Skyline swim practice sounds like a fun, loud, boisterous affair.

As senior Kathy Lin described it, the Spartans’ bevy of talented freshmen brought a new spirit – and noise – to the program.

By Greg Farrar Sarah DiMeco, Skyline High School freshman, swims to a second-place medal in the 500-yard freestyle in a time of 5 minutes, 0.13 seconds at the Class 4A state swim championships Nov. 14 in Federal Way.

By Greg Farrar
Sarah DiMeco, Skyline High School freshman, swims to a second-place medal in the 500-yard freestyle in a time of 5 minutes, 0.13 seconds at the Class 4A state swim championships Nov. 14 in Federal Way.

“They’re the most energetic bunch ever. At swim practice, it takes so long to get them quiet,” Lin joked, “but I really think it’s that energy that fueled our team to win.” Read more

EC football cruises into quarterfinals

November 17, 2015

NEW — 3:16 p.m. Nov. 17, 2015

Eastside Catholic took control with a 21-point third quarter, pulling away from visiting Auburn Mountainview for a 42-7 win to open the Class 3A state football playoffs Nov. 13.

The top-ranked Crusaders (10-0) will try to take the next step toward defending their 2014 title when they host Bonney Lake in a quarterfinal matchup, either Nov. 20 or 21.

EC took a 21-7 lead to halftime thanks in part to Jonathon Webster’s interception return for a touchdown. Brandon Wellington helped them pull away in the third quarter, taking the opening kickoff back for a 98-yard score. He also had a 12-yard rushing TD and an interception return TD. Read more

Skyline football rides defense, Rashaad Boddie to state playoff victory

November 14, 2015

NEW – 4:35 p.m., Nov. 16, 2015

For many of Skyline’s past teams, a superstar quarterback and a high-octane passing game were the signature pieces. Read more

Girls soccer: Defending champion Edmonds-Woodway ends Eastside Catholic’s season

November 11, 2015

NEW – 12:40 p.m., Nov. 11, 2015

None of the seniors on the Eastside Catholic girls soccer team had experienced the environment of a state playoff game, but that changed when the Crusaders traveled to face defending Class 3A champion Edmonds-Woodway on Nov. 10. Read more

NCAA signing day for local athletes is Nov. 11

November 10, 2015

NEW — 5:10 p.m., Nov. 10, 2015

High-school athletes in most sports are allowed to sign their NCAA National Letter of Intent on Nov. 11, and several Sammamish students will be doing just that. Read more

Eastlake volleyball heads to state for first time in 13 years

November 9, 2015

NEW – 4:10 p.m., Nov. 9, 2015

For the first time since 2002, the Eastlake High School volleyball program will be competing at the state tournament. Read more

Roundup: Eastlake girls take sixth at state cross country

November 9, 2015

NEW – 4:05 p.m., Nov. 9, 2015

KingCo Conference champion Pia Richards set the tone for the Eastlake High School girls, finishing in 10th place as the Wolves scored 177 points and finished sixth out of 16 teams at the Class 4A state cross country championships, held Nov. 7 at Pasco’s Sun Willows Golf Course. Read more

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