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Ex-Kentwood star Courtney Vandersloot to play for New York Liberty

Point guard leaves Chicago Sky; will join former Storm star Breanna Stewart in New York

 

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Kent Parks staff seeks halt to bad behavior at youth basketball games

Email sent from city after coaches, parents verbally abuse officials, players

 

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Emerald Downs in Auburn releases 2023 stakes schedule

Purses worth $1.24 million scheduled for 23 featured races; season runs May 6 to Sept. 17

 

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
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Gonzaga women’s basketball to honor ex-Kentwood star Vandersloot

WNBA player to have Gonzaga jersey retired and hung at McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane

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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
Pickleball Rising license plate, designed by Laramie Studio in Seattle (Seattle Metro Pickleball Association)

Washington pickleball fans may may soon have special license plate

Enthusiasts are teaming up on a bill for a special plate. Proceeds would build and maintain courts.

  • Jan 19, 2023
  • By Jerry Cornfield jcornfield@soundpublishing.com
Pickleball Rising license plate, designed by Laramie Studio in Seattle (Seattle Metro Pickleball Association)
Kentlake’s Omari Williams dishes a pass to a teammate. Photo Credit: Ben Ray/ The Reporter

King Showcase: Kentridge boys and Kentwood girls come out on top

Kent high school basketball teams went 2-1 in the accesso ShoWare Center King Showcase on Jan. 16. Kentlake and Kentridge boys had teams represented, and… Continue reading

Kentlake’s Omari Williams dishes a pass to a teammate. Photo Credit: Ben Ray/ The Reporter
Kentwood freshman Brandon Tagle plays defense against Auburn. Photos by Ben Ray/The Reporter

Basketball: Kentwood drops close game to defending state champs

On Jan. 13, the Kentwood Conquerors fell to the Auburn Trojans, 65-61, ending the Conks’ three-game win streak. The loss dropped them into a tie… Continue reading

Kentwood freshman Brandon Tagle plays defense against Auburn. Photos by Ben Ray/The Reporter
Freshman Brandon Tagle and sophomore Mason St. Louis of Kentwood are locking down the Wenatchee Panthers. Photos by Ben Ray/Kent Reporter
Freshman Brandon Tagle and sophomore Mason St. Louis of Kentwood are locking down the Wenatchee Panthers. Photos by Ben Ray/Kent Reporter
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Kent-based T-Birds goalie Thomas Milic helps Canada win World Junior title

Milic’s solid play puts him in spotlight at tournament

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King Showcase in Kent to feature state-ranked high school basketball teams

8-game boys and girls tournament Jan. 16 at ShoWare Center includes Kentridge boys against Mount Si

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Thunderbirds’ Ratzlaff chosen WHL Goaltender of the Month

Ratzlaff compiles 8-0-0-1 record in December for Kent-based team ranked No. 1 in the CHL

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Kent-Meridian senior Jordan Bailey attempting to convince the official for a favorable call for the Royals. Photos by Ben Ray/Sound Publishing
Kent-Meridian senior Jordan Bailey attempting to convince the official for a favorable call for the Royals. Photos by Ben Ray/Sound Publishing
Chargers sophomore Jamari Harris drives to the basket. Photos by Ben Ray/Sound Publishing

Basketball: Kentridge Chargers lead NPSL standings so far

In a battle of the ridge lines, Kentridge emerged victorious Dec. 22 over Emerald Ridge, claiming ridge supremacy in boys basketball. The Chargers won by… Continue reading

Chargers sophomore Jamari Harris drives to the basket. Photos by Ben Ray/Sound Publishing
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Kent-based Thunderbirds keep on dominating in Western Hockey League

Seattle has won 8 of 9 heading into Christmas break

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Martin Sortun and Lake Youngs win Kent elementary schools volleyball crown

Martin Sortun and Lake Youngs were crowned champions at the Kent elementary schools volleyball district round-robin tournament on Dec. 10. Martin Sortun was the winner… Continue reading

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Kentridge seniors Xzavier Randhawa and Alex Connor running up the floor on offense against Auburn Mountainview. Photo by Ben Ray/Sound Publishing

Kentridge beats Lions by 18, extends win streak to three games | Basketball

The Kentridge Chargers took down the Lions of Auburn Mountainview 76-58 on Dec. 13, handing them their first loss of the 2022 boys basketball season.… Continue reading

Kentridge seniors Xzavier Randhawa and Alex Connor running up the floor on offense against Auburn Mountainview. Photo by Ben Ray/Sound Publishing