Eastlake’s attack overpowers Ballard in KingCo baseball

April 15, 2014

Photo by Neil Pierson Eastlake senior pitcher Mick Vorhof shut out Ballard on April 9, allowing four hits and no walks while striking out six in a 10-0 win.

Photo by Neil Pierson
Eastlake senior pitcher Mick Vorhof shut out Ballard on April 9, allowing four hits and no walks while striking out six in a 10-0 win.

A solid start to Class 4A KingCo Conference play is setting up the Eastlake High School baseball team for a deep playoff run.

Eastlake overwhelmed visiting Ballard on April 9, posting 14 hits and getting a solid outing from starting pitcher Mick Vorhof to win 10-0 in five innings.

With eight games remaining in conference play, the Wolves sit at 4-2, good for second place in the Crest Division, and may have a chance to catch division-leading Bothell when the teams play April 28.

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Eastlake’s momentum falls flat in last-minute loss

April 8, 2014

Crawling into a defensive shell against a talented opponent usually isn’t a great recipe for success in the game of soccer.

It was a lesson learned the hard way last week for the Eastlake Wolves, who held a one-goal lead against the visiting Garfield Bulldogs with less than 10 minutes to play. Read more

Eastlake track teams open season with strong marks

April 1, 2014

Kyle Suver’s victory in the 1,600 meters against Newport March 27 was an even bigger achievement than it appeared at first glance.

The Eastlake High School senior broke away on the last lap and won the one-mile race in 4 minutes, 42 seconds during the season’s first Class 4A KingCo Conference meet at Eastlake.

Eastlake’s Brandon Naluai cruised to a victory in the 110-meter high hurdles during a March 27 KingCo Conference track and field meet against Newport.  Photo by Neil Pierson

Eastlake’s Brandon Naluai cruised to a victory in the 110-meter high hurdles during a March 27 KingCo Conference track and field meet against Newport. Photo by Neil Pierson

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Wolves devour Bellevue on the baseball diamond

March 27, 2014

Mark Whitley’s varsity debut on the mound for the Eastlake Wolves couldn’t have gone much better.

The sophomore right-hander dominated the visiting Bellevue Wolverines on March 19, throwing shutout ball over five innings as the Wolves won 8-1 in a nonleague baseball game.

Eastlake’s Mick Vorhof zeroes in on a pitch during the Wolves’ 8-1 victory over Bellevue in a March 19 nonleague baseball game.  Photo by Neil Pierson

Eastlake’s Mick Vorhof zeroes in on a pitch during the Wolves’ 8-1 victory over Bellevue in a March 19 nonleague baseball game. Photo by Neil Pierson

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Fastpitch previews: Eastlake looking hungry to improve

March 17, 2014

For a proud program that captured a state title only six seasons ago, the 2013 campaign was a big disappointment for the Eastlake Wolves fastpitch team. Read more

Soccer previews: Spartans plugging in new pieces, but hopes remain high

March 17, 2014

It might not be realistic for the Skyline High School boys soccer team to repeat its success of 2013, when the program went undefeated in conference play for the first time. Read more

Veteran leadership could spell success for Wolves baseball

March 11, 2014

Over the course of Kevin Agnew’s three-year tenure at Eastlake High School, the baseball program has steadily built itself into a winning product. Read more

Edward Kim wins record 7th and 8th state titles

February 26, 2014

Eastlake’s Edward Kim didn’t need directions to find the top of the winners’ podium at the 4A state swimming championships Feb. 21-22.

After all, the march across the blue, hex-shaped steps at Federal Way’s King County Aquatic Center had become a familiar path for the Eastlake senior.

Ed Kim, an Eastlake senior, takes a breath after winning his second state title. Kim won eight during his high school career, the maximum possible in Washington state. For more see Page 8.  Photo by Greg Farrar

Ed Kim, an Eastlake senior, takes a breath after winning his second state title. Kim won eight during his high school career, the maximum possible in Washington state. For more see Page 8. Photo by Greg Farrar

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Eastlake owns fourth quarter, beats Ballard in playoff opener

February 18, 2014

With a tenuous four-point lead entering the fourth quarter, the Eastlake Wolves figured to have a fight on their hands to close out a playoff win over the Ballard Beavers. Read more

Skyline, Eastlake grapplers heading for Mat Classic

February 18, 2014

Joseph DeMatteo is no stranger to the unique pressures of Mat Classic, and he’ll be one of the most experienced wrestlers on the Tacoma Dome floor this weekend. Read more

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