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Seattle goalie Roddy Ross. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Ross pulls out the stops as Thunderbirds top Silvertips

Roddy Ross had 32 saves and Andrej Kukuca and Conner Roulette each scored to lead the Seattle Thunderbirds to a 2-1 Western Hockey League victory… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2019
Seattle goalie Roddy Ross. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Seattle University to play men’s basketball game at ShoWare Center in Kent
Seattle University to play men’s basketball game at ShoWare Center in Kent

Stars re-sign local favorite McCluskey, add Na to roster

Team kicks off season against Sockers on Saturday at ShoWare

  • Nov 27, 2019
Seattle goalie Blake Lyda makes one of his 35 saves during his stellar performance against Saskatoon on Saturday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds slice up Blades, 3-2

Lyda makes 35 saves for first career WHL win

  • Nov 25, 2019
Seattle goalie Blake Lyda makes one of his 35 saves during his stellar performance against Saskatoon on Saturday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Stars open new season against rival Sockers on Saturday, Nov. 30

Stars open new season against rival Sockers on Saturday, Nov. 30

First of 12 home matches at the accesso ShoWare Center

  • Nov 23, 2019
Stars open new season against rival Sockers on Saturday, Nov. 30
Thunderbirds battle but fall to Rockets

Thunderbirds battle but fall to Rockets

Bruggen-Cate, Mount score in 3-2 loss to Kelowna

  • Nov 23, 2019
Thunderbirds battle but fall to Rockets
Thunderbirds center Henrik Rybinski, left, and Winnipeg’s Jesse Makaj scramble up the ice during WHL play Tuesday. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Winnipeg skates past Thunderbirds

Kubicek, Morozoff score in 5-2 loss

  • Nov 20, 2019
Thunderbirds center Henrik Rybinski, left, and Winnipeg’s Jesse Makaj scramble up the ice during WHL play Tuesday. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Thunderbirds overcome Winterhawks in shootout

Thunderbirds overcome Winterhawks in shootout

Mount delivers a goal and two assists in 5-4 win

  • Nov 17, 2019
Thunderbirds overcome Winterhawks in shootout
Kentwood celebrates its state-clinching win over Glacier Peak. REPORTER PHOTO

Kentwood summits Glacier Peak, reaches 4A state playoffs

Church, ground game in second half power Conquerors to 41-31 victory

Kentwood celebrates its state-clinching win over Glacier Peak. REPORTER PHOTO
The Thunderbirds’ Owen Williams pushes the puck up the ice as the Silvertips’ Cole Fonstad tumbles during WHL play Saturday. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds fall to Silvertips on Military Appreciation Night

Return home to face Winterhawks this Saturday

  • Nov 10, 2019
The Thunderbirds’ Owen Williams pushes the puck up the ice as the Silvertips’ Cole Fonstad tumbles during WHL play Saturday. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Sounder train to run for Sunday, Nov. 10 Sounders FC MLS Cup match

Sounder train to run for Sunday, Nov. 10 Sounders FC MLS Cup match

Stops in Kent at 10:05 a.m. for noon showdown

  • Nov 4, 2019
Sounder train to run for Sunday, Nov. 10 Sounders FC MLS Cup match
Kentridge tunes up for division championships | Boys prep water polo

Kentridge tunes up for division championships | Boys prep water polo

Kentridge’s Erik Leber, above, fires a shot against Wilson during boys water polo action Friday. The goalie had taken the ball from a Kentridge player… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2019
Kentridge tunes up for division championships | Boys prep water polo
Stars midfield takes shape with re-signing of Cox | MASL

Stars midfield takes shape with re-signing of Cox | MASL

The Kent-based Tacoma Stars continue to solidify their lineup for the upcoming Major Arena Soccer League season by welcoming back midfielder Raphael Cox. Terms of… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019
Stars midfield takes shape with re-signing of Cox | MASL
Winterhawks skate past Thunderbirds 2-1 | Western Hockey League

Winterhawks skate past Thunderbirds 2-1 | Western Hockey League

The Portland Winterhawks defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 2-1 in a Western Hockey League game Saturday night at Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Seattle goalie Blake Lyda was… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2019
Winterhawks skate past Thunderbirds 2-1 | Western Hockey League
Register for Kent’s Christmas Rush run, walk

Register for Kent’s Christmas Rush run, walk

Event is Dec. 14 at Hogan Park

  • Nov 1, 2019
Register for Kent’s Christmas Rush run, walk
Graceful, determined artist on ice

Graceful, determined artist on ice

Kent Valley Ice Centre’s Chloe Blair has emerged as a junior national champion in ice dancing, with hopes of going further

Graceful, determined artist on ice
Sound Transit’s Seahawks game day trains will run Sunday, Nov. 3

Sound Transit’s Seahawks game day trains will run Sunday, Nov. 3

Sounder departs Kent at 11:10 and 11:35 a.m.

  • Oct 30, 2019
Sound Transit’s Seahawks game day trains will run Sunday, Nov. 3
Youth basketball academy opens in Kent

Youth basketball academy opens in Kent

Emerald City club finds new multisport location

  • Oct 30, 2019
Youth basketball academy opens in Kent
The Thunderbirds’ Roddy Ross. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds overpower Hitmen at the Saddledome

Ross makes 33 saves in 2-1 win over Calgary

  • Oct 29, 2019
The Thunderbirds’ Roddy Ross. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Mercer shows no mercy: Canadian wins Kent Cup to extend his lead in world standings

Mercer shows no mercy: Canadian wins Kent Cup to extend his lead in world standings

A few months ago, Aaron Mercer left everything he knew at home in Calgary, Alberta, and opted to chase his dreams in the world of… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2019
Mercer shows no mercy: Canadian wins Kent Cup to extend his lead in world standings