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October 1, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Prep sports continue to gain popularity

Participation in high-school sports is on the rise, both in Washington and nation-wide. A recent press release from the WIAA addresses the subject: RENTON, Wash. – According to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), the number of high school sports participants across the country has…

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September 29, 2014 at 9:18 AM

Weekly coaches’ state volleyball rankings

Below are the revised Washington State Volleyball Coaches Association state rankings for the week of Sept. 29. I didn’t catch it right away, but ultimately noticed Timberline was ranked No. 9 in Class 3A. The Blazers moved up to 4A this school year. I alerted the WSVCA rep sending out the rankings, but there has been…

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September 28, 2014 at 4:29 PM

A look back at Kent-Meridian’s 37-9 win over Kentlake

To be honest, I wasn’t sure what to expect in the football game between Kent-Meridian and Kentlake Friday at French Field. Both teams were 2-1, but enjoyed favorable schedules. I figured it would be a close game, but Kent-Meridian was in control start to finish, posting a 37-9 victory to open SPSL 4A Northeast Division play. The Royals…

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September 26, 2014 at 12:55 PM

Redmond tabs Ashley Graham as girls hoop coach

Former Redmond standout Ashley Graham is taking over as the school’s girls basketball coach. Here is the press release from athletic director John Appelgate: “Redmond High School is pleased to introduce Ashley Graham as our new Head Girls’ Basketball Coach. Coach Graham is a Redmond High School alum and the starting point guard for her three years…

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September 25, 2014 at 4:22 PM

Emerald Ridge climbs to No. 35 in national volleyball rankings

After winning the Kent Classic Volleyball Tournament last Saturday, Emerald Ridge inched up three spots to No. 35 in this week’s PrepVolleyball.com national high-school rankings. The Jaguars were 38th the week before. Bellarmine Prep, previously ranked No. 76, dropped out of the top-100 after losing to Emerald Ridge (2-0) in pool play at the tourney and also…

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September 25, 2014 at 12:39 PM

The Right Stuff Volleyball Blog: Skyline, Snohomish fall

I’ve always said that just about anything can happen when it comes to high-school sports. There are generally few givens and it’s often hard to gauge what really constitutes an upset. That might especially be true in volleyball, and I thought it was interesting that two different coaches – Skyline’s Callie Wesson and Snohomish’s Alex Tarin –…

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September 24, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Davidson gets 100th girls soccer win at Auburn Mountainview

When the Auburn Mountainview Lions blanked Peninsula Tuesday night in girls soccer, 2-0, they gave coach Cary Davidson his 100th victory with the program. This is the 10th year of the program, which Davidson started when the school opened. His career record there is now 100-50-14. Mountainview is 2-2-1 this season.

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September 23, 2014 at 4:43 PM

FP football coach suspended 2 games

Franklin Pierce football coach Howard Lutton is in the middle of a two-game suspension for using an ineligible player in a preseason jamboree. According to school administrators, Franklin Pierce self-reported the infraction to the SPSL, which handed out the two-game suspension. Lutton missed last Friday’s 16-14 victory over River Ridge, the Cardinals’ first win of the season…

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September 23, 2014 at 9:19 AM

Decatur 72, Kentridge 54: No, that wasn’t a basketball score

In case you missed it, Decatur got its first win of the football season Saturday against Kentridge. The final score was 72-54! No, that isn’t an SPSL 4A record. The most points scored in a regular-season game in the league is 76 — first by Curtis against Spanaway Lake in 1991, and then by Kentlake against Puyallup…

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