Sports

Kukuca’s hat trick powers Thunderbirds past Warriors

Roulette, Patterson also score in 5-2 win over Moose Jaw

  • Feb 19, 2020

Top youth hockey players to compete Feb. 21-23 in Kent

Inaugural WHL U.S. Challenge Cup features 12 teams from Western states, Canada

  • Feb 18, 2020
Thunderbirds defenseman Tyrel Bauer pursues a flying puck during WHL play Saturday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Giants skate past Thunderbirds, sweep home-and-home meetings

Rempe, Roulette score in 3-2 loss to Vancouver

  • Feb 17, 2020
Thunderbirds defenseman Tyrel Bauer pursues a flying puck during WHL play Saturday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Alex Caceres fends off a Mesquite Outlaws defender during Tacoma’s 5-2 loss on Sunday. COURTESY PHOTO, MASL Media/Mesquite Outlaws

Stars drop matinee in Mesquite, leave Texas with a split

The Tacoma Stars sent a flurry of fourth quarter shots at the Mesquite (Texas) Outlaws but were unable to overcome a five-goal deficit and finished… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2020
Alex Caceres fends off a Mesquite Outlaws defender during Tacoma’s 5-2 loss on Sunday. COURTESY PHOTO, MASL Media/Mesquite Outlaws

Former Kentwood High star McGuire arrested for reportedly exposing himself

While in Florida for Toronto Blue Jays spring training camp

  • Feb 12, 2020
The Thunderbirds’ Lucas Ciona and the Cougars’ Ryan Schoettler fight for the puck during WHL play Sunday. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Ross stands tall to lead Thunderbirds to win over Cougars

Seattle moves within 1 point of Kelowna for first wild-card spot

  • Feb 10, 2020
The Thunderbirds’ Lucas Ciona and the Cougars’ Ryan Schoettler fight for the puck during WHL play Sunday. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Trojans run away from Conquerors, take league’s top seed to district playoffs

Rivers ignites run in second half to fuel 50-40 win

Stars sweep season series of Turlock with 10-3 win

Nick Perera and Mike Ramos each had a hat trick to power the Tacoma Stars past the Turlock Cal Express 10-3 in a MASL game… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2020
The Thunderbirds’ Andrej Kukuca. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Prince George beats Thunderbirds in 2-1 shootout

Cougars take 2-game home series

  • Feb 6, 2020
The Thunderbirds’ Andrej Kukuca. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Kentridge secures Cascade title, faces Todd Beamer for top seed to district playoffs

Denckla leads balanced attack in 68-53 win against Tahoma

  • Feb 4, 2020

Thunderbirds’ Hockey Challenge takes center ice on Feb. 15

Full day of games benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western Washington & Alaska

  • Feb 4, 2020

Horses are back: Thoroughbred training begins at Emerald Downs

More than 150 horses were on the grounds Monday as Thoroughbreds began training for the 2020 live racing season at Emerald Downs in Auburn. A… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2020

Kent’s Gomez scores unanimous decision

Young fighter improves to 4-0 in the pro ring

  • Feb 3, 2020
The $200,000 Longacres Mile (Grade 3) runs Sunday, Aug. 9. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Emerald Downs announces 2020 stakes schedule

Aggregate $1.5 million in purses up for grabs during live racing season

  • Feb 2, 2020
The $200,000 Longacres Mile (Grade 3) runs Sunday, Aug. 9. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO
Seattle goalie Roddy Ross. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Ross leads Thunderbirds shootout win over Winterhawks

Goalie makes 43 saves in victory at Portland

  • Feb 2, 2020
Seattle goalie Roddy Ross. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Tacoma’s Douglas Lima sails his shot past Harrisburg keeper William Banahene in the Stars’ 11-10 loss on Friday. COURTESY PHOTO, Stars

Heat edge Stars, 11-10

The Harrisburg (Pa.) Heat held on for an 11-10 victory against the Tacoma Stars in MASL play in front 0f 2,414 fans at the accesso… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2020
Tacoma’s Douglas Lima sails his shot past Harrisburg keeper William Banahene in the Stars’ 11-10 loss on Friday. COURTESY PHOTO, Stars

T-Birds topple Tri-City 4-2 to extend wild-card lead

Rempe, Rybinski, Patterson and Ciona score

  • Jan 29, 2020

Two Kent high schools to compete at Class 4A level; two at 3A for 2020-2024

Kentridge, Kentwood will remain in larger classification; Kentlake, Kent-Meridian to drop