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T-birds season ends in playoff loss to Tri-City

After starting their second-round playoff series with a bang, the Seattle Thunderbirds ended with a thud.

  • Dec 28, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Sophomore Cameron Whiting leads a deep Kentridge team this season and is one of the South Puget Sound League North Division’s top returning swimmers. The Chargers entered the season having won their last 22 league dual meets.

It’s a numbers game for Kentridge boys swim team

The numbers are quickly adding up for Kentridge High’s boys swim team.So, too, are the titles.And from the early look of things, the Chargers’ run… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Sophomore Cameron Whiting leads a deep Kentridge team this season and is one of the South Puget Sound League North Division’s top returning swimmers. The Chargers entered the season having won their last 22 league dual meets.
Kent-Meridian's Nora Keith flips off the balance beam and ends her routine with a score of 76.00 at the meet against Kentridge Dec. 10.

Royals have reason to do flips

This year’s Kent-Meridian gymnastics team will look to junior Nora Keith to lead the way.Last season, Keith competed in her second-straight state meet, taking home… Continue reading

Kent-Meridian's Nora Keith flips off the balance beam and ends her routine with a score of 76.00 at the meet against Kentridge Dec. 10.
Kentwood’s Courtney Johnson (left) and Jessie Genger (right) put the squeeze on Auburn Riverside guard Amanda Thomson.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Kentwood knocks off AR in battle of state heavyweights

Tears of frustration were shed.Hugs of joy were passed out.And it was clear shortly after fourth-ranked Kentwood knocked off No. 2 Auburn Riverside on Thursday… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Kentwood’s Courtney Johnson (left) and Jessie Genger (right) put the squeeze on Auburn Riverside guard Amanda Thomson.

KR stuns top-ranked Federal Way

The Kentridge boys basketball team isn’t ready to concede anything just yet.Especially not the South Puget Sound League North Division title. Saturday night at top-ranked… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

SPORTS ON DECK

WednesdayPREPSWrestling: SPSL North — Federal Way at Kentwood; Tahoma at Auburn; Jefferson at Kentridge; Kentlake at Auburn Riverside. All meets at 7:30 p.m. SPSL 3A… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2008
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KW, K-M wrestlers snag titles in Blaine

It may be early in season, but Kentwood wrestlers Ruben Navejas and Cody Quinn already appear in midseason form.Navejas, a sophomore, and Quinn, a senior,… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2008
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Kentridge’s Kara Follmer is one of the South Puget Sound League North Division’s emerging players this year.

Girls basketball: SPSL North heavyweights AR, KW to square off Thursday

Thursday night, Kentwood and the Auburn Riverside will face off in Covington for the first of their two meetings this season.With the Ravens jumping up… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Kentridge’s Kara Follmer is one of the South Puget Sound League North Division’s emerging players this year.

CIRCLE YOUR CALENDAR

Tuesday, Dec. 16: Tahoma at Kentlake — This is a great early-season chance to see rising star Christian Behrens (Tahoma) and Montana State-bound Jeff Budinich… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

SPSL NORTH BOYS HOOPS: AT A GLANCE

• Favorite: Federal Way.• Contenders: Auburn, Jefferson, Kentwood.• Sleepers: Auburn Riverside, Kentlake.• League outlook: This year, the “outlook” is more along the lines of “look… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2008
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Kentridge sophomore Gary Bell is one of the South Puget Sound League North Division’s top-returning players.

Basketball preview: KR’s changing of the guard

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  • Dec 5, 2008
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Kentridge sophomore Gary Bell is one of the South Puget Sound League North Division’s top-returning players.
Kentlake’s Jeff Budinich recently made it official

Kentlake’s Budinich chooses Montana State

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  • Nov 26, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Kentlake’s Jeff Budinich recently made it official
Kentwood’s Stephanie Shumaker (above) sets up teammate Rianna Venn during the Conquerors’ opening match of the Class 4A state tournament against Issaquah.

Kentwood volleyball team takes fourth at state tournament

After taking third and fourth respectively at the last two Class 4A state volleyball tournaments, Kentwood High had big designs on going even further this past weekend at the Toyota Center in Kennewick. The Conquerors didn't quite surpass their last two state performances, but certainly came home with plenty to be proud of.

Kentwood’s Stephanie Shumaker (above) sets up teammate Rianna Venn during the Conquerors’ opening match of the Class 4A state tournament against Issaquah.

Kentwood stunned in state soccer opener

The opportunities were there for the Kentwood High girls soccer team Wednesday night. The goals were not.

  • Nov 17, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Kentlake’s Luke Angevine rolls out of the pocket in search of an open receiver Saturday against Issaquah. The Conks lost the game in the state opener

Issaquah, Gellatly thwart Kentwood’s comeback bid

The Kentwood High football team had all the answers for seven straight weeks. Those answers became questions on Saturday night at Issaquah High in the opening round of the Class 4A state playoffs. And the biggest question of all quickly became how to stop — or at least slow down — Issaquah running back Grant Gellatly.

  • Nov 17, 2008
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Kentlake’s Luke Angevine rolls out of the pocket in search of an open receiver Saturday against Issaquah. The Conks lost the game in the state opener

Conquerors travel to Issaquah for state opener

The football season is on the line for the Kentwood High football team.Figuratively and literally.Kentwood secured its first state berth since 2005 last Friday with… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2008
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Shutouts galore: Kentwood, Tahoma snag state berths

A pair of shutouts — and a pair of state girls soccer playoff berths.For top-ranked Kentwood and upset-minded Tahoma, it was as clear as that… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2008
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Volleyball: KW secures state berth; K-M, K-L still alive

They got off to a fast start, then hit a slight bump along the way. But the Kentwood High volleyball team still found itself in… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2008
  • BY Wire Service