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Thunderbirds earn point in shootout loss to americans

Mount, Philp score in 3-2 WHL loss to Tri-City

  • Jan 19, 2019
The Stars’ Vince McCluskey battles the Sockers’ Felipe Gonzalez as he pushes the ball up the pitch during MASL play Friday night at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, Stars

Sockers erupt in second half to shoot down Stars

The Tacoma Stars gave up seven second-half goals in a 9-4 loss to the Pacific Division-leading San Diego Sockers in front of 2,275 fans at… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2019
The Stars’ Vince McCluskey battles the Sockers’ Felipe Gonzalez as he pushes the ball up the pitch during MASL play Friday night at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, Stars

Conks roll to dual meet victory

Kentwood dominated Hazen 54-14 in a North Puget Sound League Cascade Division dual wrestling match on Jan. 9. The Conquerors improved to 3-0 in the… Continue reading

Kentlake, Kentwood boys, Kentridge girls to play in MLK Showcase, Eric Anderson Classic

Some of the state’s top high school boys and girls basketball teams will collide at the King Showcase presented by Icelandic Glacial and Eric Anderson… Continue reading

Stars end skid, top Fury | Major Arena Soccer League

The Tacoma Stars snapped a three-game losing streak in convincing fashion with an 8-5 Major Arena Soccer League win over the Ontario Fury in front… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2019

Thunderbirds speed past Swift Current

Richards has two goals in 5-3 win over Broncos

  • Jan 13, 2019

Kent Reporter honors the Royals’ Alexander, Howard

Kent-Meridian High School’s Dwayne Alexander, junior, basketball, is the Kent Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week. Q: What is your favorite subject in school? A:… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2019
The Thunderbirds’ Jaxan Kaluski. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Birds’

Kaluski hat trick powers Thunderbirds past CHL No. 1 Prince Albert

Goalie Roddy Ross excellent with 33 saves in 4-1 win over Raiders

  • Jan 10, 2019
The Thunderbirds’ Jaxan Kaluski. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Birds’
Thunderbirds captain Nolan Volcan. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Blades slide past Thunderbirds in milestone game for Volcan

T-Birds captain has 213 points in 300 career games

  • Jan 9, 2019
Thunderbirds captain Nolan Volcan. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Ross backstops Thunderbirds to win in first career WHL start

Kukuca, Philp each have two goals in 6-3 win over Regina

  • Jan 7, 2019

Barracudas double up Stars, 8-4 | MASL

The Tacoma Stars (4-3) wrapped up a four-game road trip with an 8-4 Major Arena Soccer League loss to the Rio Grande Valley Barracudas at… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2019

Stars fall to El Paso, 9-7 | MASL

For the Reporter The Tacoma Stars went in to El Paso, Texas on a roll, having won two road matches to begin a four-game road… Continue reading

  • Jan 5, 2019
The Thunderbirds’ Samuel Huo, right, advances the puck against the Wheat Kings. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

T-Birds open East Division road trip with 7-3 loss to Wheat Kings

Four players make debuts for retooled Seattle

  • Jan 5, 2019
The Thunderbirds’ Samuel Huo, right, advances the puck against the Wheat Kings. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

T-Birds jolt the roster

Flurry of deals: goalie Hughes, Andrusiak traded as WHL team fills needs, gains prospects and draft picks

  • Jan 4, 2019

Stars sign free-agent veteran player

The Kent-based Tacoma Stars have signed Major Arena Soccer League veteran and free-agent Pablo da Silva to contract. Terms were not disclosed, per team policy.… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2019

Royals place at Doc Herren Invitational

Kent-Meridian lightweight Jasper Ayers finished second and heavyweight Dilan Sosa-Zuniga took third at the Doc Herren Wrestling Invitational at Auburn High School last Saturday. At… Continue reading

Former T-Birds star Barzal makes NHL All-Star Game

Player shined in four seasons at Kent’s ShoWare Center

The Thunderbirds’ Zack Andrusiak celebrates after scoring one of his four goals against the Winterhawks on Saturday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds fall to Winterhawks in wild game

Andrusiak has four goals in 8-6 loss to Portland

  • Dec 31, 2018
The Thunderbirds’ Zack Andrusiak celebrates after scoring one of his four goals against the Winterhawks on Saturday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Chargers denied in championship game of Portland tournament

Sierra Canyon, Calif., downs Kentridge 84-60

Thunderbirds goalie Liam Hughes reaches to make one of his 30 saves against the Cougars on Friday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Cougars claw past Thunderbirds

Mount scores in 2-1 loss to Prince George

  • Dec 29, 2018
Thunderbirds goalie Liam Hughes reaches to make one of his 30 saves against the Cougars on Friday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds