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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Kentwood hires Montzingo to coach

He’s back.Dean Montzingo, who stepped down from coaching boys basketball at Kentwood High in 2006 after a wildly successful run that included a 2004 state… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

TENNIS: Kentwood gets payback, knocks off KR

A gut instinct paid off for Kentwood High girls tennis coach Ingrid Bakke.Behind No. 2 doubles tandem Niki Skinner and Camille Madsen, the Conquerors turned… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kentwood’s Zach Corpuz is congratulated by teammates after coming home on a passed ball during last week’s 14-7 win over Kentlake.

BASEBALL: Kentwood makes strong return to tradition

Who needs credit?Sure, the Kentwood High baseball team is playing better these days than at any point a year ago. The Conquerors are getting a… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kentwood’s Zach Corpuz is congratulated by teammates after coming home on a passed ball during last week’s 14-7 win over Kentlake.

PREPS ON DECK: April 27-May 1

Tuesday, April 28SPSL North baseball: Thomas Jefferson at Auburn, Tahoma at Auburn Riverside, Kentwood at Federal Way, Kent-Meridian at Kentridge. All games at 4 p.m.SPSL… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Kentwood wins state championship

Her play has spoke volumes all season.But when that season came to a close Saturday night at the Tacoma, Kentwood High’s Lindsey Moore was succinct… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

BASEBALL: Brigham, Jefferson shut down Kentridge

Jeff Brigham may have felt a bit under the weather Friday afternoon, but that didn't stop the Thomas Jefferson righthander from delivering a gem on… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

PREPS ON DECK: April 24-May 1

Friday, April 24SPSL North baseball: Kent-Meridian at Auburn Riverside, Thomas Jefferson at Kentridge, Federal Way at Kentlake, Auburn at Tahoma. All games at 4 p.m.SPSL… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

RECREATION CALENDAR: April 24-May 1

BASEBALLKENT PARKS BOYS PROGRAMThis program is for boys in grades 7-12. The cost is $55. Teams will play a jamboree on May 14, followed by… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

BOYS SOCCER: Kentwood hangs on, nets big win over Kentridge

Things are coming together for the Kentwood High boys soccer team.Stuck in a race for one of the four playoff berths from the South Puget… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kentridge’s Vicky Tran returns a shot on Tuesday against Kentwood’s Niki Skinner.

GIRLS TENNIS: Kentridge hands KW first loss

It was a gamble that paid quick dividends.And one that ultimately helped the Kentridge High girls tennis team stay alive for a second-straight South Puget… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kentridge’s Vicky Tran returns a shot on Tuesday against Kentwood’s Niki Skinner.
Kentridge pitcher Kelli Suguro holds her ground at home plate

FASTPITCH: Kentridge upends Kentlake, 2-1

The Kentridge High fastpitch team has been waiting for a break all season long.Tuesday afternoon, the Chargers finally received one against longtime rival Kentlake.Tied 1-1… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kentridge pitcher Kelli Suguro holds her ground at home plate
Kentwood ace Kayla Evans picked up two big wins this week

FASTPITCH: Kentwood takes control of SPSL North

The Kentwood High fastpitch team is no fluke.The Conquerors proved as much on Monday and Tuesday, sweeping away perennial power Auburn Riverside on back-to-back days… Continue reading

Kentwood ace Kayla Evans picked up two big wins this week

BOYS TRACK: Kentwood wins Pasco Invitational

A lot of second-place finishes added up to one big first for the Kentwood High boys track & field team on Saturday at the prestigious… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

PREPS ON DECK: April 20-24

Monday, April 20SPSL North girls tennis: Kentridge at Federal Way, Auburn Riverside at Kentwood, Thomas Jefferson at Kentlake, Kent-Meridian at Auburn. All matches begin at… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kent-Meridian’s Fermin Samario splits the defense of Kentlake midfielders Alexis Ng and Roberto Morales (No. 13) during Friday night’s game at French Field. Kentlake went on to win the game

BOYS SOCCER: KL blanks K-M; KR wins again

When it rains it pours.But in the case of the Kentlake High boys soccer team, the Falcons look for a Shour.And that’s exactly what they… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kent-Meridian’s Fermin Samario splits the defense of Kentlake midfielders Alexis Ng and Roberto Morales (No. 13) during Friday night’s game at French Field. Kentlake went on to win the game

GIRLS TRACK: KW’s Larsen breaks school record; KR’s Lake takes third

Jamie Larsen just keeps going higher and higher for Kentwood’s girls track & field team.Larsen, in just her second year on the track circuit, broke… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

BASEBALL: SPSL North standings, playoff picture, a look ahead

BASEBALLStandings are as of Friday, April 17SPSL NORTH STANDINGS: Tahoma 8-1 (9-2); Kentwood 7-1 (8-1); Kentlake 6-2 (7-2); Kentridge 5-3 (5-5); Jefferson 4-5 (6-6); Auburn… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2009
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BOYS SOCCER: SPSL North standings, playoff picture and a look ahead

BOYS SOCCERStandings are as of Thursday, April 16. Point total is in parenthesisSPSL NORTH STANDINGS: Kentridge 6-1-2 (20 points); Auburn Riverside 5-1-3 (18 points); Jefferson… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2009
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FASTPITCH: SPSL North standings, playoff picture and a look ahead

FASTPITCHStandings are as of Friday, April 17SPSL NORTH STANDINGS: Kentwood 7-0 (8-2); Kentlake 7-1 (9-1); Auburn Riverside 5-1 (7-1); Jefferson 6-3 (8-3); Tahoma 4-5 (6-7);… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

GIRLS TENNIS: Parity playing out on SPSL courts

Parity is playing out on the South Puget Sound League North Division girls tennis courts this season despite a rash of cancellations.Poor weather has wiped… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2009
  • BY Wire Service