The Prep Blog

Covering high school sports in Tacoma, Pierce County and the South Sound

NOTICE: The Prep Blog has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved The Prep Blog.
Visit the new section.

Archives: Sep. 2008

Sep.
30th

State cross country rankings

From the Washington State Cross Country Coaches Association.


Class 4A

Boys


1. Jackson

2. Eisenhower

3. Mead

4. Gig Harbor

5. Kamiakin

6. Southridge

7. Issaquah

8. Ferris

9. Tahoma

10. Skyline

Others: Auburn Riverside, Bothell, Richland, Lake Stevens, Redmond


Girls

1. Gig Harbor

2. Eastlake

3. Richland

4. Davis

5. Mead

6. Jackson

7. Redmond

8. Newport

9. Snohomish

10. Olympia

Others: Central Valley, Tahomna, Kamiakin, Eisenhower


Class 3A

Boys


1.

Read more »

Sep.
29th

TNT Week 5 prep football rankings

Area Top 10

1. Olympia

2. Auburn

3. Lakes

4. Graham-Kapowsin

5. Gig Harbor

6. Tahoma

7. Federal Way

8. Puyallup

9. Curtis

10. Rogers


Class 4A

1. Skyline

2. Ferris

3. Issaquah

4. Olympia

5. Auburn

6. Woodinville

7. Central Valley

8. Graham-Kapowsin

9. Lake Stevens

10. Southridge


Class 3A

1. Bellevue

2. Ferndale

3. Lakes

4. Union

5. Kennedy

6. West Seattle

7. Eastside Catholic

8. O’Dea

Read more »

Sep.
29th

State volleyball rankings

Rankings provided by the Washington State Volleyball Coaches Associations.


Class 4A

1. Mead

2. Kentwood

3. Lewis & Clark

4. Monroe

5. Kamiak

6. Rogers (Puyallup)

7. Kamiakin

8. Skyview

9. Stanwood

10. Bethel


Class 3A

1. East Valley (Spokane)

2. Prairie

3. Sumner

4. Kennedy

5. Auburn Mountainview

6. Shorecrest

7. Mercer Island

8. Mount Si

9. Shadle Park

Read more »

Sep.
28th

How the top 10 teams fared

Here’s how the top 10 teams in our polls fared in Week 4.


Class 4A

1. Skyline (4-0) d. Newport 49-0

Friday: at Garfield

2. Ferris (4-0) d. No. 8 Mount Spokane (3A) 30-22

Friday: at Eastmont

3. Issaquah (4-0) d. Garfield 55-14

Friday: at Eastlake

4. Olympia (4-0) d. Bellarmine Prep 31-0

Thursday: vs. Lincoln

5. Auburn (4-0) d. Jefferson 66-28

Thursday: vs. Kentridge

6. Woodinville (4-0) at Roosevelt 42-13

Friday: at Inglemoor

7. Central Valley (4-0) d. Shadle Park 43-7

Friday: at North

Read more »

Sep.
26th

Football Friday, Week 4 scores (Final)

SPSL

Auburn 66, Jefferson 28

Graham-Kapowsin 40, Spanaway Lake 7

Rogers 35, Emerald Ridge 0

Puyallup 50, Todd Beamer 0

Tahoma 48, Kent-Meridian 13

Federal Way 48, Kentlake 6


NARROWS

Olympia 31, Bellarmine Prep 0

Gig Harbor 23, South Kitsap 13

Mount Tahoma 23, Wilson 22

Central Kitsap 38, Lincoln 7


SPSL 3A

Lakes 14, Enumclaw 7

Sumner 34, Franklin Pierce 28

Peninsula 35, Clover Park 26

Auburn Mountainview 15, White River 14


OLYMPIC WESTERN LEAGUE

Capital 56, Olympic 14

Timberline

Read more »

Sep.
26th

Week 4 prep football picks

A football coach will tell you that every game matters. And they’re right. But let’s face it. As fans, we like to see big games involving teams that are league title contenders. Sure a league win over a 1-2 team counts just as much as a victory against a 3-0 team, but which would you rather see?


This week, there’s a lot of the former.


Federal Way’s visit to undefeated Kentlake might be the most anticipated game of the night, at least for me. We’ll get a chance to see if the Falcons are for real or

Read more »

Sep.
25th

Rundown of this week’s biggest games

Thursday night’s games are in the books, so let’s take a look at some of the more meaningful games left on this week’s schedule:


Federal Way (2-1) at Kentlake (3-0)

7 p.m. today at French Field


The lowdown: There is plenty at stake for the upstart Falcons. If they win today, they will guarantee themselves their first non-losing league record since winning the North crown in 2003. However, they are 0-2 all-time against Federal Way.

Why the Eagles will win: Much of the blame after an opening loss to Auburn was attributed to not having standout

Read more »