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Archives: Nov. 2010

Nov.
30th

Basketball: SPSL South boys, girls preview capsules

Over the next few days, we’ll be rolling out our high school basketball previews of all the leagues in our coverage area.

Here is the SPSL South:

SPSL SOUTH BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW

CRYSTAL BALL
1. Curtis (19-5)
2. Federal Way (26-3)
3. Puyallup (18-7)
4. Rogers (8-13)
5. Bethel (9-14)
6. Beamer (17-8) Read more »

Nov.
30th

Basketball: SPSL North boys, girls preview capsules

Over the next few days, we’ll be rolling out our high school basketball previews of all the leagues in our coverage area.

Up first is the SPSL North:

SPSL NORTH BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW

CRYSTAL BALL
1. Auburn (16-11)
2. Kentridge (14-10)
3. Kentwood (20-10)
4. Tahoma (5-15)
5. Mount Rainier (18-9)
6. Kentlake (8-12)
7. Auburn Riverside (12-10 Read more »

Nov.
30th

Upcoming Prep Hoops Tournaments

The high school basketball season begins this week. Some leagues will get straight to business, playing league games, while other teams will have a few non-league games scheduled.

Use our prep sports database to find schedules and results.

The Les Schwab Tipoff Classic will be played this week — Thursday and Saturday — at Kentwood. Here’s the schedule:

Thursday
4:00 p.m.: GIRLS – Auburn Mountainview vs. Inglemoor
5:30 p.m.: BOYS – Renton vs. Skyline
7:00 p.m.: GIRLS – Kentwood vs. Kentlake
8:30 p.m.: BOYS – Kentwood vs. Hazen
Read more »

Nov.
28th

Football: Transcript of Bellarmine, Tumwater semifinals

We’ll be providing live updates from the Tumwater vs. Spokane East Valley and Bellarmine Prep vs. Ferris football semifinal games Monday at the Tacoma Dome.

The Bellarmine-Ferris game is NOT on radio.

UPDATE: Tumwater beat East Valley, 63-27, in the 2A semifinal.

UPDATE: Ferris 14, Bellarmine Prep 10

Nov.
28th

Football: Ferris-Bellarmine Prep preview capsule

Bellarmine Prep (11-1) vs. No. 3 Ferris (12-0), 5 p.m. Monday, Tacoma Dome
Live updates: You can find live updates of the game here on the Prep Blog during the game
Radio: None
Lowdown: Too much snow on the turf and no way to remove it forced this game to be played today in Tacoma, instead of Saturday in Spokane. The postponed game doesn’t provide a huge boost to either team – Bellarmine Prep spent two days in a bus, crisscrossing the state – but Ferris might even have a slight edge because the Saxons played on the Tacoma Dome’s slick surface and cavernous atmosphere last season and the Lions have no experience playing in the venue. The only winners? Read more »

Nov.
28th

Football: State playoffs schedule

Here’s the schedule for the remaining football state semifinal and championship games:

MONDAY
Semifinals
At the Tacoma Dome
Class 2A semifinal: No. 3 Tumwater vs. Spokane East Valley, 2 p.m.
Class 4A semifinal: No. 3 Ferris vs. Bellarmine Prep, 5 p.m.
At Martin Stadium, WSU
Class 2B semifinal: Colfax vs. Waitsburg-Prescott, 5 p.m.
Read more »

Nov.
27th

Football: Transcript of Saturday’s 13-hour Semifinal Live Chat

TNT reporters will be live-blogging all four semifinals at the Tacoma Dome on Saturday. We’ll keep you updated on the games with play-by-play and analysis. Feel free to pop in and ask any questions you’ve got, too.

UPDATE: The Colfax vs. Waitsburg-Prescott semifinal has been postponed because of “dangerous road conditions.” The game will now be played at 5 p.m. Monday at WSU.

WIAA Football State Playoffs