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Saul Rodriguez chases down an Auburn player in the second half. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kent-Meridian soccer falls to Auburn

Royals allowed two goals in first six minutes and couldn’t muster a comeback.

Saul Rodriguez chases down an Auburn player in the second half. Ben Ray / The Reporter
Dominic DesMarais pitches at T-Mobile Park against Lake Washington. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kentridge snatches victory from jaws of defeat inside T-Mobile Park

Clutch hitting from Owen Finlayson along with solid pitching gives KR late life against Lake Washington.

Dominic DesMarais pitches at T-Mobile Park against Lake Washington. Ben Ray / The Reporter
Reese McGuire takes batting practice at T-Mobile Park for the Red Sox. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kentwood grads meet again in the big leagues

Reese McGuire and Austin Voth made their MLB debut in 2018.

Reese McGuire takes batting practice at T-Mobile Park for the Red Sox. Ben Ray / The Reporter
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Kent Reporter Female Athlete of the Week: Simran Samra

Samra has been one of the most outstanding performers on the tennis team.

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Kent Reporter Male Athlete of the Week: Carson Hurt

Hurt scored the game winning goal against Auburn.

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Creativity is king when it comes to sports logos and mascots | Bench Talk with Ben Ray

So, what makes a good combination of logo and mascot? I think originality plays a huge factor.

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Sam Wah leaps over the hurdles en route to winning his race. Ben Ray / The Mirror

Track and field in action at French Field

Kent-Meridian and Kentridge host Federal Way and Thomas Jefferson.

Sam Wah leaps over the hurdles en route to winning his race. Ben Ray / The Mirror
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Kent Reporter Male Athlete of the Week: Mason Duarte

Duarte excells both on the field and in the classroom.

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Kent Reporter Female Athlete of the Week: Kaylee Olsen

Olsen hit .625 through four games at the start of the season.

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Photo from Pepperdine Basketball Website

Kentwood grad transfers to Gonzaga

Michael Ajayi announced March 26 that he will play his senior season with the Zags.

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Kentwood pitcher Sarah Wright pitches to Lake Stevens at Auburn Riverside High School. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Launch party: Kentwood hits three HR in win over Lake Stevens

Thomasson, Wright, Ursino go large. Wright punches out 17 in win.

Kentwood pitcher Sarah Wright pitches to Lake Stevens at Auburn Riverside High School. Ben Ray / The Reporter
Tacos from the Mariners Food Preview Event. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Mariners unveil new ballpark eats for 2024 season

A couple of our reporters headed to T-Mobile Park to see if the Mariners’ food budget was as tight as their player free agency budget.

Tacos from the Mariners Food Preview Event. Ben Ray / The Reporter
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Kent Reporter Female Athlete of the Week: Anna Shved

Shved is undefeated this year on the court for the Conk tennis team.

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Kent Reporter Male Athlete of the Week: Caiden Dodd

Dodd filled in as goal when the team needed someone to step up.

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Keilor Cacho-Garcia possesses the ball in the first half against the Eagles. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Soccer: Kent-Meridian and Federal Way draw

Johnny Chino-Lopez scores the single goal for the Royals in the game.

Keilor Cacho-Garcia possesses the ball in the first half against the Eagles. Ben Ray / The Reporter
Hazen celebrates their walk-off win as Christopher Moore leaves the field. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Kentlake baseball falls in heartbreaker to Hazen

After overcoming a 4-1 deficit, Kentlake loses on a walk-off.

Hazen celebrates their walk-off win as Christopher Moore leaves the field. Ben Ray / The Reporter
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Kent-based T-Birds fail to make WHL playoffs for first time since 2012

Seattle drops Portland on St. Patrick’s Day but playoff streak ends at 11 years

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Sarah Wright eyes down the target as she pitches at Liberty High School. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Softball: Kentwood wins thriller in extra innings at Liberty

Sarah Wright dominated in the season opener with 20 strikeouts, no earned runs.

Sarah Wright eyes down the target as she pitches at Liberty High School. Ben Ray / The Reporter
First panel of players sit in front of media members and fans inside the Ron Sandwith Teen Center. Photo Provided by Rodney McCurry.

Kent-based Seattle Majestics have a new leader and new energy

Women’s football team to play home games at French Field, next to Kent-Meridian High School

First panel of players sit in front of media members and fans inside the Ron Sandwith Teen Center. Photo Provided by Rodney McCurry.
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Kent-Reporter Male Athlete of the Week: Andres Zuluaga

Zuluaga works hard and is a great player.

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