Kent-Meridian’s Binyam Ayele, right, is a team captain for the Royals soccer team. He moved with his family to the United States from Ethiopia 11 years ago. - Heidi Sanders, Kent Reporter

Ethiopian-born K-M player embraces opportunities

  • Apr 28, 2016 at 6:00PM

Kent-Meridian High School soccer player Binyam Ayele is grateful for the opportunities he has had since his parents decided to move from Ethiopia to the United States in 2005.


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T-Birds to face Wheat Kings for WHL crown | Playoffs

The Seattle Thunderbirds will play the Brandon Wheat Kings in the best-of-seven WHL Championship series, beginning next Friday in Brandon, Manitoba.The Wheat Kings defeated the Red Deer Rebels 5-2 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Championship Friday night in Brandon to win their best-of-seven series 4-1.Game 1 faceoff is 6 p.m.The T-Birds host Games...

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Bowen is day-to-day after Sunday mishap | Emerald Downs

  • Apr 29, 2016 at 10:46AM

Jockey Rocco Bowen, Emerald Downs' leading rider with 11 wins, hopes to return to the races Friday after sustaining minor injuries following a mishap at the gate before Sunday's sixth race.

T-Birds go for clincher in Western finals | WHL playoffs

  • Apr 27, 2016 at 3:46PM

Landon Bow made 36 saves to lead the Seattle Thunderbirds to a 3-1 win victory over the Kelowna Rockets in Game 3 of the Western Conference championship series in front of 5,878 raucous fans Tuesday night at the ShoWare Center.

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Kaabraaj blisters field, shatters track record for 6 furlongs | Emerald Downs

  • Apr 24, 2016 at 10:49AM

Kaabraaj etched his name in the record book Saturday with a spectacular performance at Emerald Downs.

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