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The Thunderbirds’ Henrik Rybinski slides the puck past Rebels goalie Byron Fancy during WHL play Friday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds get fancy to chase down Rebels

Rybinski, Wedman each scores 2 goals in 6-4 win over Red Deer

  • Feb 16, 2019
The Thunderbirds’ Henrik Rybinski slides the puck past Rebels goalie Byron Fancy during WHL play Friday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Reporter honors Kentwood’s Yang, Canning

Kentwood High School’s Ashley Yang, gymnastics, was selected as the Kent Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for Feb. 15. Q: What is your favorite… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019
Junior guard Alphonse Oywak goes up for a basket during the second half of the loser out game Wednesday. Photo by Sarah Brenden

Conks season ends with district loss

With a break in the winter weather Wednesday, the Kentwood Conquerors and Sumner Spartans were able to face off in a loser out game. Sumner… Continue reading

Junior guard Alphonse Oywak goes up for a basket during the second half of the loser out game Wednesday. Photo by Sarah Brenden

Chargers’ Woods signs with San Jose State; Banks joins Central Washington | College football

Natano Woods, Kentridge’s record-breaking quarterback, signed a national letter of intent with San Jose State University on Feb. 6. Woods was the 4A North Puget… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2019
The Thunderbirds’ Roddy Ross. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Americans sneak past Thunderbirds

Wedman has goal and assist in 4-3 loss to Tri-City

  • Feb 13, 2019
The Thunderbirds’ Roddy Ross. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Auburn coach Matt Hoover exults after his 132-pound wrestler, Gabe Sena, reversed his opponent and pinned him before the second-round buzzer sounded to win his weight class during the NPSL Olympic Division/sub-district tournament championship on Feb. 2. Sena qualified for the regionals, which were canceled last Friday because of storm conditions. A revised state tounament is on for this weekend. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

State expands brackets

In wake of canceled regionals, WIAA develops 32-person entry for Mat Classic weight divisions

  • Feb 11, 2019
Auburn coach Matt Hoover exults after his 132-pound wrestler, Gabe Sena, reversed his opponent and pinned him before the second-round buzzer sounded to win his weight class during the NPSL Olympic Division/sub-district tournament championship on Feb. 2. Sena qualified for the regionals, which were canceled last Friday because of storm conditions. A revised state tounament is on for this weekend. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Kentwood wrestlers rule league tournament mats

Kentwood, behind six individual champions, captured the North Puget Sound League Cascade/sub-distinct wrestling meet title at Kent-Meridian High School on Feb 2. The Conquerors finished… Continue reading

Thunderbirds sign forward in trade with Silvertips | WHL

The Seattle Thunderbirds have signed forward Brendan Williamson to a WHL standard player agreement. Williamson’s rights were acquired from the Everett Silvertips with Sean Richards,… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2019
The Thunderbirds’ Matthew Wedman celebrates his game-winning overtime goal against Medicine Hat at the accesso ShoWare Center on Saturday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds tame Tigers in overtime

Wedman scores game-winning goal in 4-3 victory over Medicine Hat

  • Feb 10, 2019
The Thunderbirds’ Matthew Wedman celebrates his game-winning overtime goal against Medicine Hat at the accesso ShoWare Center on Saturday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Chargers jolt Lions in district playoffs; Auburn, Kentwood fall

JaQuaya Miller scored 25 points and Jordyn Jenkins had 21 as Kentridge pulled away from Auburn Mountainview on its home floor for an 81-46 victory… Continue reading

Seattle’s Matthew Wedman pushes the puck up the ice during WHL play against Portland on Friday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Winterhawks slide past Thunderbirds

Wedman scores in 4-1 loss to Portland

  • Feb 9, 2019
Seattle’s Matthew Wedman pushes the puck up the ice during WHL play against Portland on Friday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Kent Reporter honors the Royals’ Affeldt, Henneke Rodriguez

Kent-Meridian High School’s Karl Affeldt, junior, swimming and tennis, is the Kent Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week. Q: What is your favorite subject in… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2019

Royals, Thunderbirds split back-to-back games | WHL

Kukuca has two goals in 5-3 loss to Victoria on Wednesday

  • Feb 7, 2019

Kentridge’s Jenkins selected NPSL Cascade MVP

Junior forward joins Miller, Ballena on all-division first team

Kentridge routs Todd Beamer for girls league title

Federal Way sprints past Chargers for the boys championship

The Thunderbirds’ Andrej Kukuca in action against the Silvertips. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Silvertips thump Thunderbirds 7-2, sweep 2-game series

Seattle heads to Victoria for mid-week, back-to-back games

  • Feb 3, 2019
The Thunderbirds’ Andrej Kukuca in action against the Silvertips. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Silvertips skate past Thunderbirds

Kukuca, Wedman score in 5-2 loss to Everett

  • Feb 2, 2019

Stars hold on to defeat El Paso 6-5 in Texas | MASL

The Tacoma Stars traded leads with the El Paso Coyotes but ultimately held on for a one-goal victory 6-5 in a Major Arena Soccer League… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2019

Stars sign veteran goalkeeper Sanaldo | MASL

The Kent-based Tacoma Stars have signed Brazil native and MASL veteran Sanaldo Carvalho to an agreement for the 2018-19 Major Arena Soccer League season. Per… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019

Rybinski grounds Rockets in overtime | WHL

Henrik Rybinski made his first goal as a Seattle Thunderbird a memorable one Wednesday night at Prospera Place in Kelowna, B.C. Rybinski scored at 2:38… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019