Sports

For You Only winning the Angie C Stakes. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

WTBOA Lads, Barbara Shinpoch share Sunday spotlight

The Longacres Mile is in the books, but there are nine more stakes remaining this season at Emerald Downs. Five of the stakes are for… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2019
For You Only winning the Angie C Stakes. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Law Abidin Citizen takes Longacres Mile thriller

Kentucky-bred 5-year-old captures $200,000 jewel at the wire

  • Aug 12, 2019

Kent-based T-Birds expect NHL in Seattle to boost crowds; youth hockey

‘It’s going to be a very good thing,’ team vice president says

Back on the ice: Thunderbirds open training camp Aug. 20

Preseason run includes scrimmages, full-length games

  • Aug 8, 2019

Stars to kick off 2019-2020 home opener on Nov. 30

The Tacoma Stars kick off their 2019-2020 home schedule at 7:05 p.m. Nov. 30 at the accesso ShoWare Center. The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL)… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2019
Anyportinastorm. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Field of 11 set to blast off in $200,000 Longacres Mile

Anyportinastorm is the 8-to-5 morning line favorite for Sunday’s Grade 3 race

  • Aug 7, 2019
Anyportinastorm. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Meridian Valley renews 5-year deal with Muckleshoot Casino as title sponsor for PGA Washington Open Pro-Am

The Meridian Valley Country Club has renewed its five-year contract with the Muckleshoot Casino as title sponsor for the PGA Washington Open Pro-Am Invitational. The… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019
Anyportinastorm. COURTESY PHOTO

Anyportinastorm high weighted in Longacres Mile

Anyportinastorm has been assigned high weight of 124 pounds for the $200,000 Longacres Mile (Grade 3) on Sunday, Aug. 11 at Emerald Downs. Virtually untested… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2019
Anyportinastorm. COURTESY PHOTO

Kent hurdlers Pollak, Marshall earn All-American honors at USATF National Junior Olympic Championships

Kentwood High School’s Emma Pollak and Faith Marshall, who compete for Xtreme Speed Track Club of Kent, have earned All-American honors in the hurdles. Athletes… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Kent high school swim teams to practice at Renton, Covington pools

Kent-Meridian, Kentwood eventually will compete at new YMCA

Anyportinastorm, with Juan Hernandez up, runs away with the $50,000 Budweiser Stakes at Emerald Downs in June. The horse has been nominated for the Longacres Mile. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

84th Longacres Mile heads four-stakes lineup for Championship Sunday Aug. 11

Local standout Anyportinastorm heads nominations

  • Jul 31, 2019
Anyportinastorm, with Juan Hernandez up, runs away with the $50,000 Budweiser Stakes at Emerald Downs in June. The horse has been nominated for the Longacres Mile. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Kato back in the saddle at Emerald Downs

The amazing Akifumi Kato returns to Emerald Downs for a special riding assignment Saturday evening. The only active jockey to have won a race at… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2019
Kevin Orozco guides More Power to Him to victory in the $50,000 Mt. Rainier Stakes for 3-year-olds and up Sunday at Emerald Downs. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Championship Sunday: Preview Day recap

More Power to Him surges to win in $50,000 Mt. Rainier Stakes; No Talking Back pulls upset in Boeing Stakes

  • Jul 22, 2019
Kevin Orozco guides More Power to Him to victory in the $50,000 Mt. Rainier Stakes for 3-year-olds and up Sunday at Emerald Downs. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Taste of international softball

Acers welcome touring Chinese Taipei Olympic women’s team to Kent

Oh Marvelous Me, left, scoring an allowance victory on Aug. 26, 2017, is the likely favorite in the $50,000 Mt. Rainier Stakes for older horses. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Stakes quadruple-header set for Sunday

Mt. Rainier and Boeing stakes head 10-race card

  • Jul 19, 2019
Oh Marvelous Me, left, scoring an allowance victory on Aug. 26, 2017, is the likely favorite in the $50,000 Mt. Rainier Stakes for older horses. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Kent’s Bernard to drive Oberto Specialty Meats H1 Unlimited hydro

Test run set for Thursday on Lake Washington

  • Jul 17, 2019

Bracket racket

Division champions crowned at 10th annual ShoWare Shootout basketball tournament

  • Jul 16, 2019
Perfect Dude (blue blinkers) edges Rally Cat in Seattle Slew Stakes at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Stakes doubleheader showdown

Perfect Dude collars Rally Cat in Seattle Slew; Twirling Devon prevails in Irish Day

  • Jul 15, 2019
Perfect Dude (blue blinkers) edges Rally Cat in Seattle Slew Stakes at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO
Alittlelesstalk, right, and Mucho Amor, left, continue their rivalry Sunday in the $50,000 Irish Day Stakes for 3-year-old fillies. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Giant fields for Sunday stakes doubleheader

Seattle Slew, Irish Day fields to go to the post

  • Jul 12, 2019
Alittlelesstalk, right, and Mucho Amor, left, continue their rivalry Sunday in the $50,000 Irish Day Stakes for 3-year-old fillies. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO