Sports

Ima Happy Cat and Rocco Bowen clear in the stretch en route to capturing the $50,000 Seattle Stakes last year. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

$50,000 Washington State Legislators draws big field

There appears to be no shortage of older fillies and mares this season at Emerald Downs. Last month’s Hastings Stakes drew a field of nine… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2019
Ima Happy Cat and Rocco Bowen clear in the stretch en route to capturing the $50,000 Seattle Stakes last year. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO
Kids will learn power skating, speed and agility through drills at the T-Birds Skills Camp. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Sanders to be instructor at Thunderbirds Skills Camp

School on ice returns in August at accesso ShoWare Center

  • Jun 17, 2019
Kids will learn power skating, speed and agility through drills at the T-Birds Skills Camp. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Smith hired as Kent School District athletic director

Will leave WIAAA to replace Lutes

  • Jun 17, 2019
Franklin Ceballos rides Baja Sur to a 1¾-length victory in the $50,000 Coca-Cola Stakes for 3-year-olds at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Baja Sur sharp in $50,000 Coca-Cola Stakes

3-year-olds delivers third stakes win and fourth victory at Auburn track

  • Jun 17, 2019
Franklin Ceballos rides Baja Sur to a 1¾-length victory in the $50,000 Coca-Cola Stakes for 3-year-olds at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO
Undefeated Baja Sur, with Franklin Ceballos up, returns to action in Sunday’s $50,000 Coca-Cola Stakes for 3-year-olds at Emerald Downs. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Baja Sur tops Sunday’s $50,000 Coca-Cola Stakes

One of the track’s most exciting prospects in several years headlines the $50,000 Coca-Cola Stakes for 3-year-olds at Emerald Downs. Baja Sur – unbeaten and… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2019
Undefeated Baja Sur, with Franklin Ceballos up, returns to action in Sunday’s $50,000 Coca-Cola Stakes for 3-year-olds at Emerald Downs. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

T-birds announce 6-game preseason schedule | WHL

The Seattle Thunderbirds have announced their 2019 exhibition schedule, beginning Aug. 30 at the Delta Hotels Preseason Classic in Everett. The T-Birds play one preseason… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019
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Bronze Stars: Club takes third in North American Sand Soccer Championships

The Kent-based Tacoma Stars defeated the Maryzillians 5-2 on Sunday to secure the bronze medal at the North American Sand Soccer Championships at Virginia Beach,… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2019
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Alittlelesstalk, right, holds off Mucho Amor in the Kent Stakes at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Alittlelesstalk takes a Kent Stakes thriller

Upsets favored Mucho Amor in $50,000 sprint for 3-year-old fillies

  • Jun 10, 2019
Alittlelesstalk, right, holds off Mucho Amor in the Kent Stakes at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Kentridge’s Henderson, K-M’s Murillo best at their craft

Fast times were good times for Bonet Henderson. The Kentridge High School senior sprinter, one of the state’s best burners on the oval, will leave… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2019

King County Council honors Kent School District athletic director Dave Lutes

Retires after 42 years as athletic director, coach, teacher

  • Jun 7, 2019

WIAA drops Tacoma Dome as high school championship football site

Board cites higher costs, new seating arrangement for decision

  • Jun 3, 2019

Stars sign free-agent midfielder Douglas Lima | MASL

The Tacoma Stars have signed MASL veteran midfielder Douglas Lima, the first free-agent pickup this offseason for the Kent-based club. Terms of the deal were… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019

Thunderbirds sign second-round draft selection

Seattle Thunderbirds have signed defenseman Spencer Penner to a Western Hockey League standard player agreement with the team. Penner, from Blumenort, Manitoba, was the T-Birds’… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2019

King County Council recognizes Jack Sikma for Basketball Hall of Fame induction

Starred for Sonics in late 1970s, early 80s

  • May 30, 2019

Kentwood girls finish strong at state

Conks’ 800-meter relay strikes gold in 4A finals

Ima Happy Cat blazes to victory in $50,000 Hastings Stakes

Ima Happy Cat opened a long early lead and held off a wall of closers for a one-length victory Monday in the $50,000 Hastings Stakes… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2019

Thunderbirds sign two first-round draft selections

Seattle Thunderbirds have signed defenseman Kevin Korchinski to a Western Hockey League standard player agreement with the team. Korchinski, from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, was selected in… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019
Ima Happy Cat returns to Emerald Downs for Sunday’s running of the Hastings Stakes at six furlongs. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Ima Happy Cat ready to roll in Hastings Stakes

Older fillies and mares take their first crack at stakes action Monday with the $50,000 Hastings Stakes at six furlongs. The Memorial Day stakes is… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019
Ima Happy Cat returns to Emerald Downs for Sunday’s running of the Hastings Stakes at six furlongs. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Prante wins at Muckleshoot Casino Washington Open Invitational

PGA professional Shane Prante of The Home Course (DuPont) captured the Muckleshoot Casino Washington Open Invitational on Wednesday at Meridian Valley Country Club in Kent.… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019

Kent’s best ready to take on rest of the state

Athletes post top times, marks from district meet | PHOTOS