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Individual honors rolling in for Kent-based Seattle Thunderbirds

Goalie Thomas Milic, defenseman Kevin Korchinski and general manager Bill La Forge up or WHL awards

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Kent Little League celebrates opening day of 2023 season

Mayor Dana Ralph leads the festivities at Ryan Brunner Field

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The Seattle Thunderbirds open the second round of the Western Hockey League playoffs on Friday, April 14 against the Prince George Cougars at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse

Kent-based Thunderbirds to play Prince George in WHL second round of playoffs

First two games April 14-15 at accesso ShoWare Center

The Seattle Thunderbirds open the second round of the Western Hockey League playoffs on Friday, April 14 against the Prince George Cougars at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse
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Kent-based T-Birds advance to WHL playoffs second round with series sweep

Seattle wins all four games against Kelowna Rockets; next round starts April 14 at ShoWare Center

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Big thumbs up from Kentlake tennis player. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kentlake High girls tennis falls to Thomas Jefferson, 3-2

Ashley Wansitler wins in straight sets as Falcon’s No. 1 singles player

Big thumbs up from Kentlake tennis player. Ben Ray / The Reporter
The Tacoma Girls NFL Flag Football Club kicked off their inaugural season on May, 8, 2021. COURTESY PHOTO, Seattle Seahawks

Seahawks partner with Kent schools to launch girls flag football teams

Kent-Meridian, Kentridge, Kentwood and Kentlake to offer teams

The Tacoma Girls NFL Flag Football Club kicked off their inaugural season on May, 8, 2021. COURTESY PHOTO, Seattle Seahawks
Kentwood High captain Tucker Robertson makes a tackle in his own box against Thomas Jefferson. BEN RAY, Kent Reporter

Kentwood High boys soccer battles TJ to scoreless draw

The Conquerors had chances to score, but couldn’t capitalize

Kentwood High captain Tucker Robertson makes a tackle in his own box against Thomas Jefferson. BEN RAY, Kent Reporter
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Thunderbirds open WHL playoffs in Kent against Kelowna March 31

Seattle aims for Memorial Cup championship in two months

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Kent-based T-Birds set win record; clinch top playoff seed

Seattle defeats Kamloops 6-3 for 53rd victory

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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

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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