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Tacoma’s Alessandro Canale looks to move past Florida’s Drew Ruggles during Tacoma’s 4-3 win on Sunday. COURTESY PHOTO, MASL Media

Stars knock off Tropics 4-3, split series

The Tacoma Stars topped the Florida Tropics 4-3 to split their two-game MASL season series in front of 2,890 fans at the accesso ShoWare Center… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2020
Tacoma’s Alessandro Canale looks to move past Florida’s Drew Ruggles during Tacoma’s 4-3 win on Sunday. COURTESY PHOTO, MASL Media
The Thunderbirds’ Henrik Rybinski pushes the puck up the ice with the Winterhawks’ Jaydon Dureau in pursuit. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds’ comeback comes up just short against Winterhawks

Gottfried, Bruggen-Cate, Williams score in 6-3 loss to Portland

  • Mar 1, 2020
The Thunderbirds’ Henrik Rybinski pushes the puck up the ice with the Winterhawks’ Jaydon Dureau in pursuit. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
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Pacific Raceways turns 60, releases schedule

33rd NHRA NW Nationals anchors busy 2020 slate

  • Feb 28, 2020
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Thunderbirds Foundation breaks $1 million mark for donations to youth sports

Thunderbirds Foundation breaks $1 million mark for donations to youth sports

Fundraising began in 2009 at ShoWare Center hockey games

  • Feb 27, 2020
Thunderbirds Foundation breaks $1 million mark for donations to youth sports
Catch train in Kent to Sounder FC game on March 1

Catch train in Kent to Sounder FC game on March 1

10:05 am stop for noon match against Chicago Fire FC

  • Feb 27, 2020
Catch train in Kent to Sounder FC game on March 1
Canadian hockey teams dominate WHL U.S. Challenge Cup in Kent

Canadian hockey teams dominate WHL U.S. Challenge Cup in Kent

Delta Hockey Academy Green wins championship

  • Feb 24, 2020
Canadian hockey teams dominate WHL U.S. Challenge Cup in Kent
Minnis helps guide Western to big win over SPU

Minnis helps guide Western to big win over SPU

The Western Washington University men’s basketball team handed No. 20 nationally-ranked Seattle Pacific only its second conference loss of the season, putting together a complete… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2020
Minnis helps guide Western to big win over SPU
The Thunderbirds’ Mekai Sanders maneuvers the puck up the ice as the Cougars’ Majid Kaddoura defends during WHL play Sunday at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Cougars skate past Thunderbirds in overtime

Davidson scores in 2-1 loss to Prince George

  • Feb 24, 2020
The Thunderbirds’ Mekai Sanders maneuvers the puck up the ice as the Cougars’ Majid Kaddoura defends during WHL play Sunday at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
The Thunderbirds’ Brendan Williamson, left, celebrates his first career WHL goal with Luke Bateman on Saturday night. Williamson’s goal proved to be the game winner against rival Portland. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds strike back, zap Winterhawks

Williamson’s first WHL goal with 3:39 left in game powers 3-2 win

  • Feb 23, 2020
The Thunderbirds’ Brendan Williamson, left, celebrates his first career WHL goal with Luke Bateman on Saturday night. Williamson’s goal proved to be the game winner against rival Portland. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Kentwood sends 9 wrestlers to Mat Classic XXXII

Kentwood sends 9 wrestlers to Mat Classic XXXII

Karandeep Chauhan and Wylder Kraght captured class titles as Kentwood High School qualified nine wrestlers from the regional tournament for this weekend’s Mat Classic XXXII… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2020
Kentwood sends 9 wrestlers to Mat Classic XXXII
Hockey Challenge in Kent raises $200,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities
Hockey Challenge in Kent raises $200,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities
Kukuca’s hat trick powers Thunderbirds past Warriors

Kukuca’s hat trick powers Thunderbirds past Warriors

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

  • Feb 19, 2020
Kukuca’s hat trick powers Thunderbirds past Warriors
Top youth hockey players to compete Feb. 21-23 in Kent

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

Former Kentwood High star McGuire arrested for reportedly exposing himself

While in Florida for Toronto Blue Jays spring training camp

  • Feb 12, 2020
Former Kentwood High star McGuire arrested for reportedly exposing himself
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

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

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

Trojans run away from Conquerors, take league’s top seed to district playoffs
Stars sweep season series of Turlock with 10-3 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
Stars sweep season series of Turlock with 10-3 win
South Sound Charity Run in Kent to benefit Moreno scholarship fund
South Sound Charity Run in Kent to benefit Moreno scholarship fund