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Archives: May 2009

May
28th

Star Track XXVII: Day 1 results

We’ve safely made it through Day 1 of Star Track XXVII at Mount Tahoma. About a quarter of the events were held on Thursday, with finals in the 3200 for all three classifications and seven field events.


You can find the results of the finals and the top-eight qualifiers in each of the prelims — boys 110-meter hurdles, girls 100-meter hurdles, girls 4×200-meter relay and boys and girls 4×400-meter relays — at our scoreboard right here.


The weather sure did cooperate on Thursday, and more clear skies and sunshine is expected for Friday and Saturday. Judging

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May
28th

All you need for Star Track

Star Track XXVII begins this afternoon at Mount Tahoma and we’ve got every angle covered. We’ll be posting updates and some video throughout the three-day, three-classification event.


Here’s a story on the state track and field meet coming back to Tacoma.


Here are our detailed state track and field meet capsules.


Here are the Top 5 Tacoma Star Track moments. This is a nice, memorable read from TNT sports reporter Todd Milles.


Here’s a link to Athletic.net, which lists the top times and marks of every runner, jumper and thrower in

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May
27th

State golf results: Day 1

The first round of the state golf tournaments are complete and a pair of South Sound golfers are leading their respective events.


Enumclaw’s Jake Erickson is tied with Daniel Snoey of Camas atop the 3A boys event with scores of 72. Timberline’s Cameron Peck lurks in third with 73.


In the Class 2B/1B girls tournament, Life Christian sophomore Kristen Rue, the defending champion, has a seemingly insurmountable l2-stroke lead after carding a 72. The Eagles have a second consecutive team championship in the bag, as Kendyl Prosser and Bethany Gray are in second and third, and teammates Kelly

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May
25th

All-encompassing spring state championship schedule

We’re down to the final week of the high school sports year. And what a busy week it is. It all begins Wednesday with the state golf tournaments in Eastern Washington. After that, track, baseball, fastpitch, boys soccer and tennis all have their moments in the spotlight.

Here’s the full schedule:

WEDNESDAY
BOYS GOLF
CLASS 4A STATE TOURNAMENT

At Canyon Lakes Golf Course
CLASS 3A STATE TOURNAMENT
At Meadow Springs Country Club
CLASS 2A STATE TOURNAMENT
At Apple Tree Golf Resort
CLASS 1A GOLF TOURNAMENT
At Columbia Point Golf Course
GIRLS GOLF
CLASS 4A STATE TOURNAMENT

At Sun Willows Golf Course
CLASS 3A STATE TOURNAMENT
At Horn Rapids Golf Club
CLASS 2A STATE TOURNAMENT
At Apple Tree Golf Resort
CLASS 1A GOLF TOURNAMENT
At Columbia Point Golf Course

Click below for the rest of the schedule.

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May
24th

Fastpitch state playoff brackets

Class 4A at S.E.R.A.

First Round

Emerald Ridge vs. Kelso

Stanwood vs. Rogers (Puyallup)

Lake Washington vs. Auburn Riverside

Everett Cascade vs. Walla Walla

Mountainview vs. Kennewick

Kentwood vs. Mountlake Terrace

Kamiakin vs. Central Kitsap

Jefferson vs. Redmond


Class 3A at S.E.R.A.

First Round

West Seattle vs. Columbia River

Holy Names vs. Sedro-Woolley

North Central vs. Prairie

Mount Rainier vs. Juanita

Kennedy vs. Bainbridge

Lynnwood vs. Union

Enumclaw vs. Bishop Blanchet

Port Angeles vs. Shadle Park


Class

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May
23rd

State baseball results

Class 4A State Playoffs

First Round


Newport 13, Kentwood 7

Olympia 6, Snohomish 5

University 4, Kamiakin 3

Richland 6, Kamiak 3

Puyallup 12, Inglemoor 3

Lake Washington 14, Central Kitsap 6

Issaquah 7, South Kitsap 1

Tahoma 8, Marysville-Pilchuck 1

Quarterfinals

Newport 7, Olympia 2

Richland 10, University 4

Puyallup 9, Lake Washing 5

Tahoma 7, Issaquah 6 (9 inn.)


Class 3A State Playoffs

First Round


O’Dea 8, North Kitsap 1

Franklin Puerce 3, Shorecrest 1

Mount Rainier 11, Hanford

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May
23rd

All-SPSL baseball teams

All-SPSL North baseball



Co-MVP:
Chris Marangon, Tahoma; Alexander Lee, Kentwood


Coach of the Year: Russ Hayden, Tahoma


First Team

Catcher: Joe Briggs, Auburn Riverside

First Base: Heyden Johnson, Tahoma

Second Base: Jerad Casper, Tahoma; Travis Hagel, Auburn

Third Base: Brandon Cinkovich, Kentlake

Shortstop: Bryan VanEngelenburg, Kentwood; Nick Tanielu, Federal Way; Bobby Jo Tannehill, Kentlake

Outfield: Drew Cratsenberg, Federal Way; Danny Janocha, Kentlake; Zach Corpuz, Kentwood

Utility: Brian Olson, Tahoma

Pitchers: Doug Christie, Kentlake; Jeff Brigham, Jefferson; Kent Hagen, Kentwood


Second Team

Catcher: Cory Ferguson, Tahoma

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