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Congratulations to this week's Thunderbird FAN OF THE WEEK! For the week of Jan. 31. You can pick up your prize at the Kent Reporter office between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Deadline to claim prize is 4:30 p.m. Feb. 12

Congratulations to this week’s Thunderbird FAN OF THE WEEK!

For the week of Jan. 31.You can pick up your prize at the Kent Reporter office between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.Deadline… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2009
  • BY Wire Service
Congratulations to this week's Thunderbird FAN OF THE WEEK! For the week of Jan. 31. You can pick up your prize at the Kent Reporter office between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Deadline to claim prize is 4:30 p.m. Feb. 12
Kentlake’s Kayla Shira has been a standout on the club gymnastics scene for years. A senior

SPSL 4A SUB-DISTRICT GYMNASTICS

• WHEN: Saturday. First session for 4A begins at 9 a.m. with the second starting at 1 p.m. The 3A competition begins at 5 p.m.•… Continue reading

Kentlake’s Kayla Shira has been a standout on the club gymnastics scene for years. A senior

Preps of the Week for Feb. 7

ANDREW DOUGLASS, Kentwood. Grade: Senior. Sport: Swimming. Accomplishment: Douglass, who endured knee surgery in the offseason, snagged first place in the 200 IM on Saturday… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2009
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Kent-Meridian junior Jesus Valdez is one of the top 103-pounders in the South Puget Sound League North Division.
Kent-Meridian junior Jesus Valdez is one of the top 103-pounders in the South Puget Sound League North Division.

BOYS BASKETBALL: AR eliminates KL from playoff contention

The Kentlake High boys basketball team hit a wall Tuesday night with a South Puget Sound League North Division playoff berth on the line.Needing a… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2009
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Kentlake rallies late, knocks off Kent-Meridian

Ron Charrier has believed in Eric Smith all season long, often praising his 5-foot-10 guard for bringing a calming influence to the Kentlake High boys… Continue reading

Perfect 10: Kentlake bags All-City crown

With the regular season fading in the rearview mirror, the Kentlake gymnastics team will head into the South Puget Sound League sub-district meet this Saturday… Continue reading

Kentridge continues to deliver, swims to second

The Kentridge boys squad continued its success with a second-place finish at the South Puget Sound League meet on Saturday at Curtis High in University… Continue reading

The only thing slowing down Kentlake’s Morganne Comstock was Kent-Meridian’s Melanie Vertrees (No. 33). Comstock led the Falcons past the Royals with 21 points.

Comstock lifts Kentlake past K-M

Morganne Comstock continued to deliver the goods for the Kentlake High girls basketball team Friday afternoon at the ShoWare Center in Kent.Comstock, a sweet-shooting guard,… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2009
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The only thing slowing down Kentlake’s Morganne Comstock was Kent-Meridian’s Melanie Vertrees (No. 33). Comstock led the Falcons past the Royals with 21 points.
Kentwood’s Josh Smith (top) delivered the biggest show Friday night

KW’s Smith erupts in win over Kentridge

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  • Feb 4, 2009
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Kentwood’s Josh Smith (top) delivered the biggest show Friday night
Thunderbirds' rookie Brad Haber and Silvertips Kyle Beach

Thunderbirds’ season schedule: 25 home games

HOME: Feb. 6, 7:35 p.m., Lethbridge Hurricanes, ShoWare CenterFeb. 7, 7:05 p.m., Tri-City Americans, Toyota CenterHOME: Feb. 8, 5:05 p.m.,Vancouver Giants, ShoWare CenterFeb. 13, 7:35… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2009
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Thunderbirds' rookie Brad Haber and Silvertips Kyle Beach

T-Birds shoot down Rockets in OT Saturday in Kent

Goalie Calvin Pickard made 35 saves on 36 shots Saturday night in front of 4,771 at ShoWare Center to lead the Seattle Thunderbirds to a… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2009
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T-Birds move up playoff standings with win over Everett

Greg Scott had two goals and an assist Friday night to lead the Seattle Thunderbirds to a 3-1 victory over the Everett Silvertips at Comcast… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2009
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GIRLS BASKETBALL: KL clinches playoff berth; KW wins again

Morganne Comstock continued to deliver the goods for the Kentlake High girls basketball team Friday afternoon at the ShoWare Center in Kent.Comstock, a sweet-shooting guard,… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2009
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BOYS BASKETBALL: Smith saves day for Kentlake

Ron Charrier has believed in Eric Smith all season long, often praising his 5-foot-10 guard for bringing a calming influence to the Kentlake High boys… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2009
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BOYS BASKETBALL: KW’s Smith scores season-high in win over KR

A cape couldn't have lifted Kentwood star Joshua Smith any higher Friday night at the ShoWare Center in Kent. Because when the moment called for… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2009
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SPORTS ON DECK

SATURDAYPREPSBoys basketball: SPSL North — Kent-Meridian at Tahoma; Federal Way at Kentlake; Jefferson at Auburn Riverside; Kentwood at Auburn. All games at 7:30 p.m.Girls basketball:… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2009
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Preps of the week for Jan. 31

JESUS VALDEZ, Kent-MeridianGrade: Junior. Sport: Wrestling. Accomplishment: Valdez, one of the state’s elite 103-pounders, pinned three straight opponents on Saturday to win his weight class… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2009
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Basketball: Budinich-led Kentlake wins fourth straight

At 6-foot-9, there isn’t an inch of the basketball floor that Kentlake’s Jeff Budinich doesn’t see.And right now, Kentlake’s big man sees a team that’s… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2009
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Kentlake’s Kayla Shira has been a standout on the club gymnastics scene for years. A senior
Kentlake’s Kayla Shira has been a standout on the club gymnastics scene for years. A senior