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Category: WIAA
August 11, 2014 at 8:26 AM

WIAA partners with MaxPreps

The WIAA, Washington’s governing body for high school sports, on July 30 announced a partnership with MaxPreps for stats and digital media. From the press release: “The WIAA and MaxPreps will provide all member high schools with a streamlined process to submit information for important WIAA initiatives and state tournament publications to increase accuracy, visibility, and positive…

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June 26, 2014 at 8:19 AM

Kickoff Classic moves to Seattle Memorial Stadium

The annual WIAA Emerald City Kickoff Classic has a new home. This year’s event will be at Seattle Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 6. Four games are scheduled, but the teams involved have not yet been announced. The lineup for the Emerald City Volleyball Invitational, to be played the same weekend at a yet-to-be-determined site, will…

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May 5, 2014 at 3:08 PM

WIAA ups match limit for wrestlers

The WIAA Representative Assembly recently passed six rule changes, one of which increases the number of matches for high-school wrestlers. Here is the complete press release: RENTON, Wash. – The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) has announced that six amendments (rule changes) have passed for the 2014-15 school year, which were voted on by the Representative Assembly. Of…

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April 9, 2014 at 8:56 AM

Kate Starbird heads list of WIAA Hall of Fame inductees

Former basketball sensation Kate Starbird headlines a list of six persons to be inducted into the WIAA Hall of Fame next month.  Here is the complete press release: RENTON, Wash. – The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) announced the six inductees for the Class of 2014 Hall of Fame that will be honored at a…

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March 8, 2014 at 12:09 PM

4A boys basketball state tournament recaps: day 3

FINAL: Jackson 61, Gonzaga Prep 44 The end of an era came to a close for Jackson basketball on Saturday morning. Ten seniors that helped build the Timberwolves into one of the most formidable teams in the state finished their high-school careers with a trophy. It wasn’t the one they had hoped for, but the fourth-place trophy…

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March 7, 2014 at 11:00 AM

3A boys basketball state tournament recaps: day 2

FINAL: Rainier Beach 73, Bellevue 61 TACOMA — Rainier Beach coach Mike Bethea let his team have it. The Vikings, the undefeated No. 1 team in Class 3A, coasted through the first half against No. 4 Bellevue. They didn’t run the ball up the court. They looked half-awake on defense. They trailed by one at halftime. “Look,” Bethea…

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