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Courtney Vandersloot, center, a former Kentwood High School star, signed a one-year contract Feb. 17 to return to the WNBA champion Chicago Sky. COURTESY PHOTO, Chicago Sky

Ex-Kentwood High star Vandersloot re-signs with Chicago Sky

Point guard signs one-year contract for $195,000 as she hopes to lead team to another WNBA title

Courtney Vandersloot, center, a former Kentwood High School star, signed a one-year contract Feb. 17 to return to the WNBA champion Chicago Sky. COURTESY PHOTO, Chicago Sky
Design rendering of future Sounders FC facility in Renton. (Courtesy of Seattle Sounders FC)

Seattle Sounders FC announce new HQ at Renton’s Longacres site

Facility is expected to open in 2024, before Seattle potentially hosts FIFA World Cup games in 2026.

Design rendering of future Sounders FC facility in Renton. (Courtesy of Seattle Sounders FC)
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Major leaguer delivers heartfelt message to Kentwood baseball players

By Tray Briggs, For the Kent Reporter Taylor Jones of the Houston Astros joined a Zoom call with Kentwood High School students Feb. 4 where… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2022
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WIAA launches bias reporting form in response to discriminatory incidents

Inappropriate behavior seen, heard or witnessed at any WIAA member school event can be reported.

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New golf carts recently arrived at Riverbend Golf Complex in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

Kent’s Riverbend Golf Complex gets 72 new golf carts

City Council approves four-year lease agreement for $333,277; cart revenues easily cover cost

New golf carts recently arrived at Riverbend Golf Complex in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
Kelyn Rowe. Photo courtesy of Seattle Sounders FC

Seattle Sounders FC re-signs Federal Way midfielder Kelyn Rowe

Two-year contract includes the 2022 and 2023 seasons.

Kelyn Rowe. Photo courtesy of Seattle Sounders FC
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Seattle Thunderbirds game in Kent postponed due to COVID-19

Spokane at Seattle on Jan. 8 one of eight games postponed by Western Hockey League

COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds
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Kent-based T-Birds to play Everett Feb. 26 at Climate Pledge Arena

Western Hockey League game to be moved to Seattle from ShoWare Center

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Health department: COVID outbreaks linked to high school wrestling tournaments

At least 80 cases are tied to the events which included attendees from multiple counties and states.

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Seattle Thunderbirds goalie Thomas Milic, the Western Hockey League goaltender of the week. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds

Seattle Thunderbirds Milic named WHL goaltender of the week

Saves 56 of 58 shots in two victories by Kent-based team

Seattle Thunderbirds goalie Thomas Milic, the Western Hockey League goaltender of the week. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds
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Tacoma man wins Kent’s Christmas Rush 10K; Kentlake student takes 5K

129 runners compete in 10K; 347 participate in 5K run and walk on windy, rainy day

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Tacoma Stars to open MASL season Dec. 11 at Kent’s ShoWare Center

Will play San Diego Sockers, one of the Western Division favorites

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City of Kent’s Christmas Rush Fun Run and Walk on Dec. 11

Register online through Dec. 9 or in person on morning of race

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Portrait of Bobby Vogel for the Auburn High School basketball team. Photo courtesy of Auburn High School

Auburn High School celebrates Bobby Vogel during basketball game

Vogel served as the boys basketball team manager for nearly two decades.

Portrait of Bobby Vogel for the Auburn High School basketball team. Photo courtesy of Auburn High School
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Kentwood High football falls in state playoffs to Graham-Kapowsin

Top-seeded Graham-Kapowsin cruises to 49-7 victory

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Kentwood to play top-seeded Graham-Kapowsin in football playoffs

Conquerors beat Woodinville to advance in Class 4A tournament

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T-Birds center signs entry-level contract with New York Rangers

Matthew Rempe taken in 2020 NHL Draft

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Seattle Thunderbirds Jared Davidson, left, and Alessandro Segafredo compete against Spokane during an Oct. 15 game at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian LIesse, Seattle Thunderbirds

T-Birds attendance takes a hit early in the season at ShoWare Center in Kent

Team official says lack of group ticket sales, vaccine mandate reasons for decline

Seattle Thunderbirds Jared Davidson, left, and Alessandro Segafredo compete against Spokane during an Oct. 15 game at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian LIesse, Seattle Thunderbirds
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Former Kentwood High star Vandersloot helps Chicago win WNBA title

Finishes with 10 points, 15 assists, nine rebounds in win over Phoenix

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Portrait of Bobby Vogel for the Auburn High School basketball team. Photo courtesy of Auburn High School

Auburn loses a community hero

Auburn High boys basketball team manager Bobby Vogel was known for his positive attitude.

Portrait of Bobby Vogel for the Auburn High School basketball team. Photo courtesy of Auburn High School