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Category: Boys basketball
August 8, 2014 at 1:16 PM

Washington offers Lakeside’s Davis

Daejon Davis, a rising sophomore at Lakeside High School, was offered a basketball scholarship from the University of Washington on Thursday afternoon. His mother, Christina Davis, confirmed the news via text. The collegiate offer was Davis’ first. He is a 6-2 guard who averaged 12 points and seven rebounds last season for the 11-11 Lions.

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August 7, 2014 at 11:36 AM

Bellevue forward Klimes commits to Army

Bellevue senior Gunther Klimes, a 6-6 forward, on Wednesday verbally committed to play college basketball for Army. His father, Dennis Klimes, confirmed the news early Thursday. Gunther Klimes helped the Wolverines finish  third in Class 3A last season, contributing 12 points and eight rebounds in the runner-up game. He averaged 12 points per game last year,…

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April 24, 2014 at 11:54 AM

Bethea, Comer, Scherer headline WIBCA Hall of Fame

The 2014 class of inductees into the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame is impressive. Two local current coaches, Mike Bethea of Rainier Beach and Rick Comer of Renton, headline the list along with former Bainbridge Coach Dean Scherer. Here is the press release, along with a list of former inductees: The Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches…

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April 3, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Kevin Olson moves from Decatur to Auburn Riverside as hoop coach

Kevin Olson is leaving the Decatur High School boys basketball program to become head coach at Auburn Riverside. Here is the news release from Auburn Riverside: AUBURN, Wash. (April 3, 2014) – The Auburn Riverside High School Athletic program is pleased to announce the selection of Kevin Olson as Head Boys Basketball Coach.  With a successful run through…

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April 2, 2014 at 1:38 PM

Rosters set for Saturday’s Northwest Shootout

The rosters are finally set for the 20th annual Northwest Shootout basketball All Star games set for Saturday in Oregon. Here is the press release with the details: The Multnomah Athletic Foundation will hold the 20th annual Northwest Shootout basketball All Star games on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Liberty High School in Hillsboro, Oregon. The event…

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April 2, 2014 at 12:46 PM

Mariner hires Eric Ensign as boys hoop coach

Eric Ensign is the new head boys basketball coach at Mariner, the school announced in a brief press release. “Mariner High School has named Eric Ensign as its new varsity boys’ basketball coach.  Ensign, who teaches in the Seattle School District, has coached basketball for 14 years, most recently as the men’s assistant coach at Edmonds…

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March 11, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Shaqquan Aaron named to All-Star Game roster

This is a day late, but Rainier Beach’s Shaqquan Aaron was named to the Jordan Brand All-American Game when rosters were released yesterday. The contest is one of the top all-star games for high school players and will take place at the Barclays Center in New York City on April 18. The only other player from…

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March 11, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Local all-star games on Friday

The 7th annual Cloud 9 All-Star Games will take place this Friday at Auburn High School.  The schedule is below and admission is $8 for adults and $6 for students with an ASB card. – 4:00 Seamount All-Stars vs. Nisqually All-Stars – 5:30 2A SPSL All-Stars vs. 3A SPSL All-Stars – 7:00 3A Narrows All-Stars vs. 4A Narrows All-Stars – 8:30 4A SPSL North All-Stars…

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March 10, 2014 at 4:58 PM

State tournament rewind

Now that we’ve had a couple days to recover from the state tournament (OK, maybe it was for me to catch up on sleep) let’s take a brief look back on the three days of 4A/3A games. (Remember, the tournament was large and there were many great performances, etc., so the following choices, in many cases,…

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