July 23, 2015
Developing an enthusiastic group of incoming athletes is crucial for the success of most high-school programs, and the Eastlake High School volleyball program appears to be doing its job in that regard.
Ninety-five players entering grades three through eight signed up for the school’s annual youth volleyball camp, held July 13-15, working side by side with the Lady Wolves’ coaching staff, returning players and alumni.
June 10, 2015
Second place wasn’t what the Eastlake Wolves really wanted, but it almost felt like a victory.
Sure, Eastlake would’ve enjoyed dethroning five-time defending champion Bellarmine Prep at the Class 4A state girls golf tournament. But considering the long odds — Bellarmine qualified six players to Eastlake’s three for the May 27-28 event in Spokane — the Wolves weren’t about to beat themselves up.
June 10, 2015
May 27, 2015
Eastlake High School junior Nathan Pixler has had a target on him since the start of the 2015 track and field season.
Coaches and opponents from the Class 4A KingCo Conference and surrounding leagues know what Pixler is capable of: He’s a three-time participant at the state cross country meet, and has twice qualified for the Star Track state championships in the 800 meters.
May 20, 2015
Julia Lioubarski and Jasmine Ye are going back to the place they wanted to be all season.
The Skyline High School doubles team qualified for the Class 4A state girls tennis tournament, placing second at the KingCo Conference tournament May 11-15 at Skyline.
May 20, 2015
Some teams might have pushed the panic button after blowing a four-run lead, but the Issaquah High School fastpitch team just shrugged and kept on smiling.
After host Eastlake put up a four-run fifth inning to tie the score, the Eagles responded with three runs in the top of sixth and held on for a 7-4 victory in the regular-season finale of Class 4A KingCo Conference play on May 14.
May 13, 2015
Jordan Lester is the definition of a gym rat.
It was common for Eastlake High School Athletics Director Pat Bangasser to arrive at the school at 6 a.m. and open the gymnasium so Lester could shoot. And it was equally common for Lester to keep coach Steve Kramer on the floor after practice, sometimes until midnight.
May 5, 2015
With Class 4A KingCo Conference matches wrapping up this week, the Eastlake High School girls tennis team is poised to put a bow on what has been a beautiful regular season.
Heading into their May 5 match at Mount Si — results that came after press time — the Wolves were 8-3 overall, 5-2 in conference, and have been playing with the kind of fire and finesse that has coach Bud Peterson grinning from ear to ear.
April 29, 2015
A four-game winning streak, including a second win of the season over city rival Eastlake, had the Skyline High School baseball team feeling very good last week.
April 21, 2015
With Eastlake High School’s top track and field athletes away at the Oregon Relays, the April 16 conference meet at Redmond was a chance for others to make a name for themselves.
One of the Wolves who stepped into the spotlight was junior Eric Harvey, who recorded a winning time of 52.40 seconds in his first competitive try at the 400 meters.