Benjamin Ray

Kentwood High captain Tucker Robertson makes a tackle in his own box against Thomas Jefferson. BEN RAY, Kent Reporter

Kentwood High boys soccer battles TJ to scoreless draw

The Conquerors had chances to score, but couldn’t capitalize

Kentwood High captain Tucker Robertson makes a tackle in his own box against Thomas Jefferson. BEN RAY, Kent Reporter
Armani Albert runs down the sideline with a defender draped all over him.

Boys soccer: Kentwood ties Puyallup on the pitch

Conks’ record now 1-1-1 through first three games.

Armani Albert runs down the sideline with a defender draped all over him.
Kentwood’s Sarah Wright goes seven full innings in the win over Emerald Ridge. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kentwood fastpitch evens record with win over Emerald Ridge

Sarah Wright strikes out 17 in win.

Kentwood’s Sarah Wright goes seven full innings in the win over Emerald Ridge. Ben Ray / The Reporter
Kentwood center fielder Jackson Dulay up to bat. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kentwood baseball drops home opener

Trevor Nyhusmoen goes three scoreless innings on the mound.

Kentwood center fielder Jackson Dulay up to bat. Ben Ray / The Reporter
Kentwood’s starting pitcher Tyler Maurer faces Liberty on March 14. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kent 2023 high school sports spring preview

The 2023 spring sports season is upon us. Here is a preview of what each Kent school did last season. Baseball Kentlake Falcons: The Falcons… Continue reading

Kentwood’s starting pitcher Tyler Maurer faces Liberty on March 14. Ben Ray / The Reporter
Auburn senior Lateibreon Chandler goes up for a layup inside the Tacoma Dome against Eastside Catholic. Ben Ray / The Reporter

State hoops: Auburn boys edge Eastside Catholic, advance to 3A semifinals

Auburn High School has reached the final four two years in a row.

Auburn senior Lateibreon Chandler goes up for a layup inside the Tacoma Dome against Eastside Catholic. Ben Ray / The Reporter
Eagle senior Jaylon Jenkins pushes the tempo for Federal Way. Ben Ray / Sound Publishing

Federal Way boys advance to state semifinals with win over Skyline

Eagles take on defending 4A champs Curtis on March 3.

Eagle senior Jaylon Jenkins pushes the tempo for Federal Way. Ben Ray / Sound Publishing
Kentridge junior Sydney Esperaza dribbles the ball down the floor. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kentridge girls sent home with loss to Decatur

The Chargers have a bright future in front of them

Kentridge junior Sydney Esperaza dribbles the ball down the floor. Ben Ray / The Reporter
Sea Dragon WR Jordan Veasy celebrates and looks at the home fans after he scored the go ahead touchdown Feb. 23. Photos by Ben Ray/Sound Publishing

XFL is back in Seattle – here’s what you need to know

Sea Dragons drop home opener to St. Louis Battlehawks.

Sea Dragon WR Jordan Veasy celebrates and looks at the home fans after he scored the go ahead touchdown Feb. 23. Photos by Ben Ray/Sound Publishing
Kentridge senior Dorian Thomas goes up for a lay up against Union in the second half. Photos by Ben Ray/The Reporter

Basketball: Kentridge boys hit with early exit at district tournament

Coach Jamison says “I’m done” and set for retirement after 25 years

Kentridge senior Dorian Thomas goes up for a lay up against Union in the second half. Photos by Ben Ray/The Reporter
Sarah Wright eyes down her opponent at the Tacoma Dome. Photos by Ben Ray/The Reporter

Wrestling: Kentwood’s Chase Baker takes crown, Kent-Meridian places top 10

Sarah Wright captures third place for the Conks.

Sarah Wright eyes down her opponent at the Tacoma Dome. Photos by Ben Ray/The Reporter
Kentridge sophomore Tia Schanbeck takes a three in the fourth quarter. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kentridge girls take out Kentwood on the road

The Charger girls need one win to secure a spot in the state tournament

Kentridge sophomore Tia Schanbeck takes a three in the fourth quarter. Ben Ray / The Reporter
Kentwood's Mason St. Louis using a screen from freshman Brandon Tagle. Photos by Ben Ray/The Reporter
Kentwood's Mason St. Louis using a screen from freshman Brandon Tagle. Photos by Ben Ray/The Reporter
Sarah Wright is the lone qualifier from Kentwood on the girls side. Photos by Ben Ray/The Reporter

Kent wrestlers have strong showings at regional competition

In local Kent high school wrestling action, Kent-Meridian took second place at 3A regionals while Kentridge took third in 4A. Kentwood placed eighth in the… Continue reading

Sarah Wright is the lone qualifier from Kentwood on the girls side. Photos by Ben Ray/The Reporter
Kent-Meridian senior Tariq Hill and Kentwood junior Blake Stempniak each will be huge contributors to their teams’ playoff runs. BEN RAY, Sound Publishing
Kent-Meridian senior Tariq Hill and Kentwood junior Blake Stempniak each will be huge contributors to their teams’ playoff runs. BEN RAY, Sound Publishing
Kentwood leading scorer freshman Brandon Tagle driving to the hoop. Photo Credit: Ben Ray/ The Reporter

Kentwood beats buzzer; ends K-M win streak 75-73

Kentwood took down rival Kent-Meridian on a last second buzzer-beating shot 75-73 Jan. 10 inside the Kent- Meridian High School gymnasium. It improved the Conquerors’… Continue reading

Kentwood leading scorer freshman Brandon Tagle driving to the hoop. Photo Credit: Ben Ray/ The Reporter
Kentridge freshman Jayla Brown takes the ball down the floor on a fast break. Photos by Ben Ray/Sound Publishing

Basketball: Kentridge girls fall to Decatur in middle of playoff race

Kentridge High School lost just its second North Puget Sound League (NPSL) girls basketball game of the season to the Decatur Gators, 50-39, on Jan.… Continue reading

Kentridge freshman Jayla Brown takes the ball down the floor on a fast break. Photos by Ben Ray/Sound Publishing
Kentridge senior Dominic Randhawa plays tight defense on a Federal Way player. Photo Credit: Dee Torres

Federal Way drops Kentridge boys in heavyweight bout

Eagles pull away in second quarter en route to 76-62 victory

Kentridge senior Dominic Randhawa plays tight defense on a Federal Way player. Photo Credit: Dee Torres
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Kentwood High boys and girls basketball teams fall to Tahoma

Bears dominate Conquerors in both NPSL games

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Kentwood senior Sarah Wright after her first win of the night. Photo Credit: Ben Ray/ The Reporter
Kentwood senior Sarah Wright after her first win of the night. Ben Ray/Sound Publishing

Kentwood’s Sarah Wright goes undefeated at girls wrestling meet

Kentwood, Kentridge, Kent Meridian and Kentlake compete beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 at Kentwood High School.

Kentwood senior Sarah Wright after her first win of the night. Photo Credit: Ben Ray/ The Reporter
Kentwood senior Sarah Wright after her first win of the night. Ben Ray/Sound Publishing