Sports

Emerald Downs still plans to have horse racing season in 2020

Horse training continues at Auburn racetrack

 

There’s still hope for spring sports, WIAA announces

Washington Interscholastic Activities Association making contingency plans for high school sports competitions after extension of stay home order.

 

T-Birds select Dauner, Mackie in Western Hockey League U.S. Prospects Draft

Dauner is a center from Fargo; Mackie is a defenseman from Anchorage

  • Mar 26, 2020

 

Western Hockey League cancels playoffs for 2020 because of COVID-19

No more games this season for Kent-based Seattle Thunderbirds

  • Mar 23, 2020

Applications being accepted for Smart Choices Scholarships

High school seniors encouraged to apply; deadline is April 1

  • Mar 19, 2020
The WIAA announced Wednesday that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide shutdown ordered last week by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (WIAA photo)

WIAA still hoping to hold state championships in May

But if the school shutdown extends past April 24, those championships could be in jeopardy.

The WIAA announced Wednesday that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide shutdown ordered last week by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (WIAA photo)
Courtesy Photo, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds

Western Hockey League announces conclusion of regular season

Still hopes to have playoffs; Kent-based Thunderbirds qualify for postseason

  • Mar 18, 2020
Courtesy Photo, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds
COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds close hockey office, store; release players to go home

WHL season remains suspended

  • Mar 17, 2020
COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds
COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds

Western Hockey League, Thunderbirds season put on ice; officials suspend play, for now

Western Hockey League Commissioner Ron Robison announced Thursday the 2019-20 WHL season will be paused until further notice. Following consultation with medical professionals and meetings… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2020
COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds

WIAA postpones drama festival, state dance/drill

Any regular season contests or practices are held at the discretion of each member school and school district

  • Mar 12, 2020

Sockers race past Stars, 6-2

San Diego notched a 6-2 MASL victory to open a three game series in front of 2,414 fans at Pachenga Arena San Diego on Sunday… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2020
The Thunderbirds’ Keltie Jeri-Leon handles the puck in front of the Silvertips’ Ethan Regnier and goalie Dustin Wolf during WHL action Sunday at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds battle but fall just short to Silvertips

Jeri-Leon, Mount score in 3-2 loss

  • Mar 9, 2020
The Thunderbirds’ Keltie Jeri-Leon handles the puck in front of the Silvertips’ Ethan Regnier and goalie Dustin Wolf during WHL action Sunday at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Tacoma’s Alessandro Canale looks to move past Florida’s Drew Ruggles during Tacoma’s 4-3 win on Sunday. COURTESY PHOTO, MASL Media

Stars knock off Tropics 4-3, split series

The Tacoma Stars topped the Florida Tropics 4-3 to split their two-game MASL season series in front of 2,890 fans at the accesso ShoWare Center… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2020
Tacoma’s Alessandro Canale looks to move past Florida’s Drew Ruggles during Tacoma’s 4-3 win on Sunday. COURTESY PHOTO, MASL Media
The Thunderbirds’ Henrik Rybinski pushes the puck up the ice with the Winterhawks’ Jaydon Dureau in pursuit. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds’ comeback comes up just short against Winterhawks

Gottfried, Bruggen-Cate, Williams score in 6-3 loss to Portland

  • Mar 1, 2020
The Thunderbirds’ Henrik Rybinski pushes the puck up the ice with the Winterhawks’ Jaydon Dureau in pursuit. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
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Pacific Raceways turns 60, releases schedule

33rd NHRA NW Nationals anchors busy 2020 slate

  • Feb 28, 2020
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Thunderbirds Foundation breaks $1 million mark for donations to youth sports

Fundraising began in 2009 at ShoWare Center hockey games

  • Feb 27, 2020

Catch train in Kent to Sounder FC game on March 1

10:05 am stop for noon match against Chicago Fire FC

  • Feb 27, 2020

Canadian hockey teams dominate WHL U.S. Challenge Cup in Kent

Delta Hockey Academy Green wins championship

  • Feb 24, 2020

Minnis helps guide Western to big win over SPU

The Western Washington University men’s basketball team handed No. 20 nationally-ranked Seattle Pacific only its second conference loss of the season, putting together a complete… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2020
The Thunderbirds’ Mekai Sanders maneuvers the puck up the ice as the Cougars’ Majid Kaddoura defends during WHL play Sunday at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Cougars skate past Thunderbirds in overtime

Davidson scores in 2-1 loss to Prince George

  • Feb 24, 2020
The Thunderbirds’ Mekai Sanders maneuvers the puck up the ice as the Cougars’ Majid Kaddoura defends during WHL play Sunday at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds