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Niki Boris takes a three pointer at Issaquah High School in the regional playoff round. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kentwood hoops update: Girls fall, boys face Olympia in Tacoma Dome

Girls can’t overcome Eastlake, while boys run out of gas against Mount Si.

 

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Kentwood High welcomes Alanna Vann-Young as new athletic director

The University of Montana grad is coming from Bishop Blanchet.

 

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Kent Reporter Female Athlete of the Week: Natalie Quinn

Quinn has been a pillar of Kentwood gymnastics and led the team as an all-around.

 

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Kent Reporter Male Athlete of the Week: Brandon Tagle

Tagle help lead the Conk basketball team to its first district championship since 2017.

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Kentwood swimmer in the fly section of the IM race. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kentwood and Kentridge record points at state swim

Swimmer and diver recorded points at the King County Aquatic Center.

Kentwood swimmer in the fly section of the IM race. Ben Ray / The Reporter
Oksana Galiant face-to-face with her opponent in the state championship. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Mat Classic XXXV breakdown: Kent School District

Kentwood’s Wright and Kent-Meridian’s Galiant just miss titles.

Oksana Galiant face-to-face with her opponent in the state championship. Ben Ray / The Reporter
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Kent Reporter Male Athlete of the Week: Tyler Lopez

Lopez is a natural born leader and has a bright future ahead of him.

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Kent Reporter Female Athlete of the Week: Liliana Delgado Hernandez

Delgado Hernandez has a fearless and positive attitude.

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Sophomore Brandon Tagle drives to the hoop in the second half. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kentwood boys basketball makes state for first time since 2020

Conks needed an extra quarter to get past SPSL champs Sumner on the road.

Sophomore Brandon Tagle drives to the hoop in the second half. Ben Ray / The Reporter
Royal 165-pound wrestler Jessie Neff pins his opponent early in the tournament. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Wrestling: Kent-Meridian sends eight to state

Royals took second in the district tournament at Todd Beamer.

Royal 165-pound wrestler Jessie Neff pins his opponent early in the tournament. Ben Ray / The Reporter
3A NPSL MVP Jaylen Petty dunks the ball against Lincoln in the first round of the playoffs. Ben Ray / The Reporter

NPSL All League basketball awards announced

Auburn, Kent and Federal Way school districts represented.

3A NPSL MVP Jaylen Petty dunks the ball against Lincoln in the first round of the playoffs. Ben Ray / The Reporter
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Kent Reporter Female Athlete of the Week: Jayda Sparks

Sparks had two touchdowns and two interceptions for Kentridge flag football team

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Kent Reporter Male Athlete of the Week: Zak Strege

Strege is one of the captains of the Kentridge wrestling team and shows what hard work can do.

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Giovanni Mora Zorrilla takes a shot against the Kent-Meridian.

Kent School District and Special Olympics of Washington are perfect match

KSD is striving to have every school be a unified champion.

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Giovanni Mora Zorrilla takes a shot against the Kent-Meridian.
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Pictured: Kentlake High School’s cheer team. Kentlake won one category over Gig Harbor and 3A NPSL rival Auburn Riverside in the 3A Game Day Small event. The Falcons scored 77.6 just beating out the Tides, who scored 76.6.

Kentwood and Kentlake win state cheer titles

Cheerleaders bring home some hardware in three different categories.

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Pictured: Kentlake High School’s cheer team. Kentlake won one category over Gig Harbor and 3A NPSL rival Auburn Riverside in the 3A Game Day Small event. The Falcons scored 77.6 just beating out the Tides, who scored 76.6.
Kentwood High School’s Sarah Wright and her father, Dan Wright. Courtesy Photo

All the Wright moves: Kentwood senior and father form super combo

Sarah Wright excels on the wrestling mat and the softball diamond - and has the support system to back it up.

Kentwood High School’s Sarah Wright and her father, Dan Wright. Courtesy Photo
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Kent Reporter Athlete of the Week: Haley Engebo

Engebo has two interception returns for touchdowns and nine flag pulls

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Kent Reporter Athlete of the Week: Logan Davis

Davis went 4-0 with a win at a Kentwood tournament

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A halftime show consisted of a performance from the Kentridge unified dance team between the second and third games of the night. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Pack the Gym is a celebration of community

Unified basketball brings three Kent schools together.

A halftime show consisted of a performance from the Kentridge unified dance team between the second and third games of the night. Ben Ray / The Reporter
Junior Kaylee Guiles finds a hole in against Kent-Meridian. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kent’s girls flag football teams make solid first impression

Kentlake reigns supreme, sitting at 2-0 after the first two games of the season.

Junior Kaylee Guiles finds a hole in against Kent-Meridian. Ben Ray / The Reporter