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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
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Hinton, Gray to be special guests at Tacoma Stars game in Kent

March 18 game to celebrate former coaches of the Stars; Hinton also coached the Seattle Sounders

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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
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Seattle Kraken partners with Auburn-based Muckleshoot Tribe

NHL team will wear Muckleshoot Indian Tribe patch on jerseys next season

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Kent-based Thunderbirds riding 10-game WHL winning streak

Seattle beats Portland to expand leads in U.S. Division, Western Conference

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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
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Arizona’s NHL rookie Guenther assigned to Kent-based Thunderbirds

WHL team loads up on talent; 10 players taken in NHL Draft; Guenther 9th overall pick in 2021

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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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