March 11, 2014
Chris Tamminen has a lot of questions to answer heading into the 2014 baseball season, but he’s got at least two known quantities to work with. Read more
March 4, 2014
There might not be a better situation for Dorie Dalzell to land in at the collegiate level, even though the school she chose wasn’t the one she thought she would. Read more
February 26, 2014
Six Skyline High School wrestlers reached the state championships, but only two left the Tacoma Dome with medals hanging from their necks.
Senior Tristan Steciw earned the eighth-place medal at 132 pounds in Class 4A, and freshman Addie Mejia took eighth in the girls’ 118-pound division, leading the Spartans’ contingency at Mat Classic XXVI, held Feb. 21-22.
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
February 5, 2014
Mandie Hill and Mackenzie Wieburg had been held in check most of the game, but they made their presence felt when the Issaquah Eagles reached crunch time. Read more
January 29, 2014
Paul Jett, a senior, is one of the few Spartans who has reached an automatic qualifying time for the KingCo swimming championships. Jett did it against Issaquah by winning the 200 individual medley in 2:02.07 Jan. 23.
Jett said competing against “my really good friend” Ben Nussbaum, who finished second in 2:03.32, enhanced the victory.
January 21, 2014
With her team trailing by three points at halftime, and facing the possibility of their first loss in conference play this season, Eastlake High coach Sara Goldie implored her team to get back to the basics.
The Lady Wolves listened, and responded with a 26-point third-quarter barrage, taking control of the host Skyline Spartans for a 69-57 victory in a Class 4A KingCo Conference girls basketball game on Jan. 15. Read more
January 21, 2014
The play is called “Money,” and Davis Woerner made sure it was worth every cent.
Needing a clutch shot late in regulation, Eastlake High boys basketball coach Brian Dailey drew up a play for Woerner, the Wolves’ 6-foot-6 senior forward, who has exceptional range for a player of his size.
Woerner sank a 3-pointer from the left corner, tying the score late in the fourth quarter, and visiting Eastlake went on to defeat rival Skyline, 81-76, in overtime in a Jan. 14 Class 4A KingCo Conference contest. Read more
January 17, 2014
It wasn’t the ideal situation for Robert Steil to wrestle his first varsity match, but the Issaquah High School senior was up to the task.
With their regular 220-pound starter, Terrance Zaragoza, out of commission, the Eagles turned to Steil to pick up some points in their Class 4A KingCo Conference dual against rival Skyline.
Steil didn’t disappoint, dominating Henry Bainivalu for the first two periods and collecting six team points with a pin in 4 minutes, 38 seconds.
January 7, 2014
Basketball teams that shoot 11 of 31 at the free-throw line don’t typically win, but the Skyline High School girls managed to do it during their most recent outing.
In the championship game of the Emerald Division at the West Coast Jamboree in Dublin, Calif., Skyline shot a miserable 35 percent at the charity stripe. Yet the Spartans managed to outlast host Valley Christian 57-54 on Dec. 30.