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Trainer Doris Harwood set an Emerald Downs record last year with 12 stakes wins

DREAM-MAKER DORIS

Coming off an unforgettable record-breaking season, Doris Harwood refuses to bask in the splendid spotlight.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Trainer Doris Harwood set an Emerald Downs record last year with 12 stakes wins
Gallyn Mitchell won back-to-back jockey titles at Emerald Downs in 1999 and 2000

The diehard fan knows the name because it defines dependability.

The diehard fan knows the name because it defines dependability.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Gallyn Mitchell won back-to-back jockey titles at Emerald Downs in 1999 and 2000

DOWNS LOWDOWN

Schedule – 91-day meeting begins Friday and concludes Sunday, Sept. 28.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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High School Scoreboard

BASEBALL

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Kentlake coach Greg Kaas greets Felecia Harris at home plate after Harris homered in last Friday’s 5-2 win against Kentwood.

Hot combo on a cold day

Felecia Harris showed that she’s just as deadly with her powerful bat as she is with her golden right arm.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Kentlake coach Greg Kaas greets Felecia Harris at home plate after Harris homered in last Friday’s 5-2 win against Kentwood.

Down to wire for SPSL baseball playoff spots

The race for the South Puget Sound League North Division baseball title became a bit clearer last week.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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High School Scoreboard

BASEBALL

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Kent-Meridian senior Victoria Zimmerman lost her left leg in January 2007 when she was struck by a car. She returned to the Royals’ tennis team this spring with a prosthetic leg specially designed for the physical demands of the sport

SERVING UP INSPIRATION

The accident crushed a limb, but not her spirit. Claimed a leg, but not her heart. Changed her life, but not her outlook.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Kent-Meridian senior Victoria Zimmerman lost her left leg in January 2007 when she was struck by a car. She returned to the Royals’ tennis team this spring with a prosthetic leg specially designed for the physical demands of the sport

Simmons goes undrafted, but signs as free agent with Raiders

The way Shane Simmons figures it, getting the call late is better than not getting it at all.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Kentwood’s Matt Eronemo tries to avoid a tackle by Tahoma’s Evan Denmark while both players pursue the ball during last Friday’s game. Tahoma won

Despite soccer loss, KW still has top spot

After a slow start to their boys soccer season, seems just about everyone had given up on the Tahoma Bears.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Kentwood’s Matt Eronemo tries to avoid a tackle by Tahoma’s Evan Denmark while both players pursue the ball during last Friday’s game. Tahoma won

Kentridge girls claim the crown in North

No more second. No more third.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Baseball tiebreakers point to KL

Sometimes, things have a way of falling into place no matter how muddled they seem.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Kentridge pitcher Danielle Orvella prepares to let one fly during Tuesday’s game against Kentwood. The Chargers fell short in that one

Wild finish livens chase for softball playoff spots

The race for the South Puget Sound League North Division fastpitch playoffs turned into a battle of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde for Kentlake, Kentwood and Kentridge on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Kentridge pitcher Danielle Orvella prepares to let one fly during Tuesday’s game against Kentwood. The Chargers fell short in that one
Kentlake’s Alex Ng (14) steps back after letting fly with a shot that gets past the outstretched hand of Jefferson goalkeeper Brian Bosshart and defender Nick McNew for the Falcons’ second goal of last Friday’s game against Jefferson. The teams played to a 2-2 tie.

Soccer now a talking point at KL

It’s the sort of thing most parents would frown on: kids talking on the phone way too late.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Kentlake’s Alex Ng (14) steps back after letting fly with a shot that gets past the outstretched hand of Jefferson goalkeeper Brian Bosshart and defender Nick McNew for the Falcons’ second goal of last Friday’s game against Jefferson. The teams played to a 2-2 tie.
Kent-Meridian’s Kelsey Bueno

Off the matt, into the air

Wrestling and pole vault?

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Kent-Meridian’s Kelsey Bueno

This time, Conks and Bears play for state

Tahoma vs. Kentwood. Kentwood vs. Tahoma.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Tournament Time

WEST CENTRAL DISTRICT BASEBALL

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Kentwood’s Conner Biggs goes up for a header in front of Tahoma’s Tyson Elis during last Saturday’s district playoff game. The Conquerors qualified for state with a 3-1 victory

It was a long time coming

Seventh-graders.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Kentwood’s Conner Biggs goes up for a header in front of Tahoma’s Tyson Elis during last Saturday’s district playoff game. The Conquerors qualified for state with a 3-1 victory

Duo deliver state berth to KL

Regular season or postseason.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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Charger duo doubles up on tennis titles again

They’re no longer just two talented tennis-types playing as a doubles team.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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