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Matthew Wedman was the T-Birds’ leading scorer last season with 40 goals and 37 assists in 66 games. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds center Wedman named team captain for 2019-20 season

Seattle Thunderbirds center Matthew Wedman has been named team captain for the 2019-20 Western Hockey League season. “Our team identity is exemplified by Matt,” said… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2019
Matthew Wedman was the T-Birds’ leading scorer last season with 40 goals and 37 assists in 66 games. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Thunderbirds center Henrik Rybinski battles the Americans’ Zane Franklin in bringing the puck up the ice Friday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds fall to Americans

Kukuca scores in 3-1 loss to Tri-City

  • Sep 28, 2019
Thunderbirds center Henrik Rybinski battles the Americans’ Zane Franklin in bringing the puck up the ice Friday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Kentridge tops Peninsula | Boys prep water polo

Mac Brennan scored five goals and Garrett Nelson had three, leading Kentridge past Peninsula 13-9 in a boys water polo match Thursday. Alek Freutel and… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2019
Anyportinastorm and jockey Juan Hernandez. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Anyportinastorm chosen Horse of the Meeting | Emerald Downs

Peter Redekop’s Anyportinastorm was voted 2019 Emerald Downs’ Horse of the Meeting, the track announced Wednesday. Trained by Blaine Wright, Anyportinastorm ran meet-fastest times at… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2019
Anyportinastorm and jockey Juan Hernandez. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO
The Longacres Mile was voted 2019 Race of the Meeting. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

2019 Emerald Downs’ year-end awards announced

Anyportinastorm, No Talking Back, Frank Lucarelli and Gary Wales all took down multiple awards Sunday as the curtain closed on the 24th season of live… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2019
The Longacres Mile was voted 2019 Race of the Meeting. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO
Venues selected for 2019 WIAA football state championships

Venues selected for 2019 WIAA football state championships

Sites in Tacoma, Puyallup, Lakewood

  • Sep 23, 2019
Venues selected for 2019 WIAA football state championships
Kevin Krigger drives Race Home to victory in the meet-closing Gottstein Futurity on Sunday at Emerald Downs. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Race Home captures Gottstein Futurity on closing day

Race Home unleashed a furious rally and scored a four-length victory over Unmachable in the $100,000 Gottstein Futurity on closing day at Emerald Downs on… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2019
Kevin Krigger drives Race Home to victory in the meet-closing Gottstein Futurity on Sunday at Emerald Downs. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO
Roddy Ross was solid between the pipes Saturday night, making 50 saves in the Seattle Thunderbirds’ 4-1 win against Kamloops. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Ross douses Blazers as Thunderbirds capture season opener

Seattle goalie makes 50 saves in 4-1 win over Kamloops

  • Sep 22, 2019
Roddy Ross was solid between the pipes Saturday night, making 50 saves in the Seattle Thunderbirds’ 4-1 win against Kamloops. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Chargers rout Royals 69-14 | NPSL football

Chargers rout Royals 69-14 | NPSL football

Payton Thomas ran for three touchdowns and Chance Guadiz threw for three more – all in the first half – as Kentridge demolished Kent-Meridian 69-14… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019
Chargers rout Royals 69-14 | NPSL football
Unmachable prevails in the Washington Cup Juvenile Colt & Gelding. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

$100,000 Gottstein Futurity headlines closing day

An overflow field of 13 juveniles were entered in Sunday’s $100,000 Gottstein Futurity at 1 1/16 miles, the final of three stakes scheduled on closing… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019
Unmachable prevails in the Washington Cup Juvenile Colt & Gelding. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Kentridge thumps South Kitsap in boys water polo

Kentridge routed South Kitsap 21-3 in a boys water polo match Tuesday at Port Orchard. Nick Paz and Garrett Nelson each scored four goals, Erik… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019
KGRG broadcasting prep football from French Field

KGRG broadcasting prep football from French Field

Green River College radio station doing the call; school program available to students

  • Sep 18, 2019
KGRG broadcasting prep football from French Field
Stars sign venerable defender Salas

Stars sign venerable defender Salas

The Tacoma Stars have signed MASL veteran Diego Salas to a deal. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The deal is pending visa approval.… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019
Stars sign venerable defender Salas
Denver wins roller derby title at Kent’s ShoWare Center

Denver wins roller derby title at Kent’s ShoWare Center

12 teams competed in Women’s Flat Track Derby Association international playoffs

  • Sep 16, 2019
Denver wins roller derby title at Kent’s ShoWare Center
Kent-based Seattle Mist wins Legends Cup title

Kent-based Seattle Mist wins Legends Cup title

Trounces LA Temptation 56-20 at ShoWare Center

  • Sep 16, 2019
Kent-based Seattle Mist wins Legends Cup title
Kentridge junior Marc Midrigan staring down his Lakes opponent. COURTESY PHOTO, Tracy Arnold

Kentridge captures home opener | Boys prep water polo

Braeden Marsolini and Garrett Nelson each scored five goals to lead Kentridge past Lakes 22-11 in its boys water polo home opener Saturday. Steven Rosengren… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019
Kentridge junior Marc Midrigan staring down his Lakes opponent. COURTESY PHOTO, Tracy Arnold
Kent’s Gomez pounds out majority decision

Kent’s Gomez pounds out majority decision

Kent welterweight fighter takes first two pro bouts

Kent’s Gomez pounds out majority decision
Coulterberry and jockey Amadeo Perez charge to victory in the $50 Muckleshoot Tribal Classic on Sunday at Emerald Downs. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Coulterberry gets the money in Tribal Classic | Washington Cup

Canadian invader Coulterberry powered through the lane for a 1¾-length victory over Trump Itz in the $50,000 Muckleshoot Tribal Classic for 3-year-olds and up Sunday… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2019
Coulterberry and jockey Amadeo Perez charge to victory in the $50 Muckleshoot Tribal Classic on Sunday at Emerald Downs. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO
So Lucky and Jennifer Whitaker. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Christensen sets single-season wins record for an owner | Emerald Downs

Pure Pursuit and Diction both scored victories Friday and Chad Christensen set the single-season record for most wins by an owner at Emerald Downs. Christensen… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2019
So Lucky and Jennifer Whitaker. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO
Lightning cancels Kentridge-Enumclaw game | Prep football

Lightning cancels Kentridge-Enumclaw game | Prep football

A thunderstorm cancelled Kentridge’s North Puget Sound League interdivisional game against Enumclaw at French Field on Thursday night. Officials called the game as lightening continued… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019
Lightning cancels Kentridge-Enumclaw game | Prep football