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PREPS OF THE WEEK: April 5-11

KAYLA EVANSKentwoodGrade: Senior.Sport: Fastpitch.Accomplishment: Evans delivered two strong performances last week, going seven innings in the circle in a 6-4 win over Kentridge, then serving… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kentlake’s Miles Nagel and the rest of the Falcons have been on an offensive binge of late

BASEBALL: Surging Kentlake getting offensive

The Kentlake High baseball team has a target on its chest.Winning the South Puget Sound League North Division title and establishing school history by taking… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kentlake’s Miles Nagel and the rest of the Falcons have been on an offensive binge of late
Kentwood’s Chandler Gray steps in front of Federal Way’s Nevin Hair for a header during Tuesday night’s game. Kentwood went on to win the game

BOYS SOCCER: Kentwood throttles Federal Way

Aaron Radford needed some relief.Tuesday night at French Field, the Kentwood High boys soccer coach finally got some. Behind a pair of goals from sophomore… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kentwood’s Chandler Gray steps in front of Federal Way’s Nevin Hair for a header during Tuesday night’s game. Kentwood went on to win the game

BASEBALL: KR storms back, stuns Federal Way

Never count out the Kentridge High baseball team.The Chargers proved as much Tuesday afternoon, storming back from a five-run, seventh-inning deficit to knock of Federal… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kentridge product David Patton was considered a longshot to make the roster of the Chicago Cubs this spring. Patton

BASEBALL: Kentridge’s Patton secures roster spot with Chicago Cubs

He put on a show.Now Kentridge product David Patton is in The Show.Patton, a right-hander who hadn’t pitched above the Single-A level in his five… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kentridge product David Patton was considered a longshot to make the roster of the Chicago Cubs this spring. Patton
Kentlake’s Zach Smith won the state long jump title last spring and is among the favorites to win it next month. It will be a big test for Smith since the long jump is deeper and more talented than most other events.

TRACK: Loaded in the longjump – KL, K-M and KW all have state challengers

He has uncorked his share of record-setting jumps during his time at Kentlake High.Recently, however, Zach Smith uncorked another personal highlight when he announced that… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kentlake’s Zach Smith won the state long jump title last spring and is among the favorites to win it next month. It will be a big test for Smith since the long jump is deeper and more talented than most other events.

BASEBALL REPORT: Slowed by weather, KR finds stroke in a hurry on diamond

The clouds finally parted for the Kentridge High baseball team Tuesday afternoon.Despite more than a week off due to rainy weather, the Chargers proved to… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

BOYS SOCCER REPORT: KR notches big win over KL, tie with TJ

Patience proved to be a virtue for the Kentridge High boys soccer team on Monday night at French Field.The Chargers didn’t have many opportunities against… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

JUDO: KR’s Degrate, KW’s Stillings win titles

Matthew Degrate remembers the days when he’d return home from judo practice and be both physically and mentally spent.“I’d come home and my mom would… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

GIRLS TENNIS PREVIEW ’09: SPSL NORTH AT A GLANCE

SPSL NORTH GIRLS TENNIS: AT A GLANCEFAVORITE: Kentridge, Thomas Jefferson.CONTENDERS: Kentwood, Auburn.LOOK OUT FOR: Auburn Riverside, Kentlake.POSTSEASON PARTY: The SPSL sends 10 to district in… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2009
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Kentridge’s Kim Quach has qualified for the state tournament in two of her three years in high school and is hoping to bring home a medal this spring. Quach

GIRLS TENNIS PREVIEW ’09: Kentridge’s Quach braces for final run

She hopes to give up one dance for another.The Class 4A state tennis tournament remains nearly two months away, but Kentridge High senior Kim Quach… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2009
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Kentridge’s Kim Quach has qualified for the state tournament in two of her three years in high school and is hoping to bring home a medal this spring. Quach
Seattle Thunderbirds players Jim O'Brien

Two T-Birds headed to the AHL

Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Russ Farwell on Monday announced two T-Birds have been assigned to American Hockey League teams by their National Hockey League parent club.

  • Apr 3, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Seattle Thunderbirds players Jim O'Brien
Gregg Scott of the Seattle Thunderbirds.

T-Birds’ Scott off to Toronto

Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Russ Farwell today announced left wing Greg Scott has joined the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League.The Marlies are the… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2009
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Gregg Scott of the Seattle Thunderbirds.

BOYS TRACK PREVIEW ’09: SPSL NORTH AT A GLANCE

SPSL NORTH BOYS TRACK: AT A GLANCEFAVORITES: Kentwood, Federal Way.CONTENDERS: Kent-Meridian.SLEEPERS: Kentlake, Kentridge.OUTLOOK: Keeping on par with the past, the North Division is once again… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kent-Meridian’s Brandon Harris took third at state last spring as a sophomore. One of the area’s most gifted athletes

BOYS TRACK PREVIEW ’09: Royal uprising

Ernie Ammons has his mind on the present But sometimes, it's difficult for the Kent-Meridian High track coach not to imagine what the future might… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Kent-Meridian’s Brandon Harris took third at state last spring as a sophomore. One of the area’s most gifted athletes
Keith Hennig announced Tuesday that he was stepping down from coaching Kentwood's girls basketball team. Hennig guided the Conquerors to their first state title on March 7.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Kentwood’s Hennig steps down

They reached the top of the prep basketball world just a few weeks ago.But Monday evening, Kentwood girls basketball coach Keith Hennig and wife Wendy,… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2009
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Keith Hennig announced Tuesday that he was stepping down from coaching Kentwood's girls basketball team. Hennig guided the Conquerors to their first state title on March 7.

PREPS ON DECK

Wednesday, April 1SPSL North baseball: Kentwood at Kentridge, Federal Way at Auburn Riverside, Thomas Jefferson at Tahoma, Auburn at Kentlake. All games begin at 4… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2009
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GIRLS TRACK PREVIEW ’09: SPSL NORTH AT A GLANCE

SPSL NORTH GIRLS TRACK: AT A GLANCE∙ FAVORITE: Tahoma.∙ CONTENDERS: Kentwood, Thomas Jefferson.∙ SLEEPERS: Kentridge, Federal Way.∙ OUTLOOK: Tahoma has had its way in the… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2009
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GIRLS TRACK PREVIEW ’09: KW has its eyes on the prize

Just 13 girls turned out for the track & field team at Kentwood High seven years ago.How things have changed.Numbers and talent have gone up… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2009
  • BY Wire Service

T-Birds: Playoff hopes boil down to match Saturday

After snatching Game 2 of their first-round, best-of-seven Western Hockey League playoff series against Spokane this past Saturday, the Seattle Thunderbirds had aspirations of socking… Continue reading