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Kentridge takes down Decatur on Sept. 16 (RPI 23).

Prep sports: South Sound teams dominate state’s Rating Percentage Index

System allows players, fans and coaches to see how their local sports teams measure up.

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Kentridge takes down Decatur on Sept. 16 (RPI 23).
Kent-Meridian Junior Kyle Brown goes up for a jump ball in the 32-29 victory. 
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Football: Kent-Meridian wins thriller over Thomas Jefferson

History was made inside Federal Way Memorial Stadium on Friday, Oct. 14. The Kent-Meridian Royals took down the Thomas Jefferson Raiders in an exhilarating last… Continue reading

Kent-Meridian Junior Kyle Brown goes up for a jump ball in the 32-29 victory. 
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Sound Publishing
Cartoon by Frank Shiers

Mariners and the rally shoes | Cartoon

Cartoon by Frank Shiers… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2022
Cartoon by Frank Shiers
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Ex-Thunderbirds star Barzal signs 8-year extension with Islanders

Deal worth $73.2 million for player entering his sixth NHL season after playing in Kent

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Seattle Thunderbirds win WHL home opener against Vancouver 6-4

Team jumps to 5-1 lead and then holds on for the victory

  • Oct 3, 2022
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High expectations for Seattle Thunderbirds in Western Hockey League

Kent-based team features three players taken in the 2022 NHL Draft; two picked in first round

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Betting, purses up at Emerald Downs in 2022 compared to 2021

Racing fans wager $67.7 million at Auburn track

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Kent-based Seattle Thunderbirds ranked No. 3 in CHL

Team returns two NHL Draft first-round picks and adds high-scoring veteran from Saskatoon

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Kent team reaches semifinals of PGA Jr. League regionals

Meridian Valley Country Club team loses in Idaho to Utah squad

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Kent high school football tickets available online for French Field

New service starting this season for Kentwood, Kentridge, Kentlake and Kent-Meridian

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X League women’s football playoffs set for Aug. 27 in Kent

Two games to be played, including Seattle Thunder against Chicago Blitz

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Kent-based Thunderbirds’ Korchinski signs with Chicago Blackhawks

Three-year entry-level contract but will return to Western Hockey League for upcoming season

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Remembering a Towering Legend

A tribute to Bill Russell, who died July 31 at the age of 88.

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Glenn loses in Pro Stock quarterfinals at Pacific Raceways in Kent

Drag racer who grew up in Covington returns to track for first time as pro

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Photo courtesy of Dana Glenn
Dallas Glenn is sponsored by RAD Torque Systems and KB Racing Chevrolet Camaro.

Drag racing rookie of the year returns home to Pacific Raceways

Dallas Glenn will race at Pacific Raceways for the first time since becoming a professional driver.

  • Jul 27, 2022
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@soundpublishing.com
Photo courtesy of Dana Glenn
Dallas Glenn is sponsored by RAD Torque Systems and KB Racing Chevrolet Camaro.
Adam Young has been invited to the U.S. Blind Hockey training camp, but is relying on donations to fund his upcoming trip. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.

Blind hockey player invited to national training camp

Adam Young of Kent looks forward to joining the United States Blind Hockey team in August.

  • Jul 12, 2022
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@soundpublishing.com
Adam Young has been invited to the U.S. Blind Hockey training camp, but is relying on donations to fund his upcoming trip. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.
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Two Kent-based T-Birds taken in NHL Draft’s first round

Kevin Korchinski to Chicago with 7th pick; Reid Schaefer to Edmonton with 32nd pick

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Denver Rush at Seattle Thunder women’s football showdown in Kent

X League debut season June 25 at ShoWare Center

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Kentwood High’s Sarah Wright named Gatorade’s top state softball player

Sophomore pitcher had 18-1 record, 0.33 ERA, 330 strikeouts; batted .486 with six home runs

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The Seattle Thunderbirds lost four games to two in the Western Hockey League finals to the Edmonton Oil Kings. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Seattle Thunderbirds

Edmonton topples Seattle Thunderbirds for WHL Championship

Kent-based team falls in six games after winning three previous playoff rounds

The Seattle Thunderbirds lost four games to two in the Western Hockey League finals to the Edmonton Oil Kings. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Seattle Thunderbirds