Brenda Sexton

WRHS BOYS WRESTLING: Twelve advance to regionals

White River High may have been nipped by Fife for the subregional championship Saturday, but the Hornets will send 13 into the Region 3 tournament.

Baseball parents open year-round facility in Enumclaw

Wet, windy weather makes it hard to get on a baseball field this time of year. Which, in turn, makes it hard for players to stay on top of their game.

EHS SWIM AND DIVE: EHS splashes to second-place at league meet

Enumclaw High’s boys swim and dive team sprinted to a second-place finish behind Peninsula Saturday at the SPSL 3A/2A championships at Lakes High.

Enumclaw High third in state cheer competition

Enumclaw High’s cheer squad finished third in the coed competition Saturday at the state cheer championships in Everett.

EHS BOYS WRESTLING: Hornets earn subregional 3A crown

Enumclaw High put eight in the finals, won four titles and was bolstered by a bevy of third- and fourth-place finishers to run away with the SPSL 3A subregional wrestling championship Saturday at Auburn Mountainview.

EHS GIRLS WRESTLING: Lady Hornets sweep into regionals

Danielle Cormier, Jade Paterson and Sam Lanting earned individual championships as Enumclaw High swept to the team title Saturday at the Subregion 4 girls wrestling tournament at Auburn Mountainview.

WRHS GIRLS WRESTLING: Three champs lead Hornet girls

Backed behind champions Kylie Norton, Mikaela Kilcup and Sam Mitchell, the White River High girls wrestling team will move 12 girls on to the regional wrestling tournament Saturday at Emerald Ridge in Puyallup.

Salon La Bell sets grand opening

Sarah Bell dreamed of starting a salon with her sisters. At one time, all three were studying massage, cosmetology or to be an aesthetician.

Westminster show awaits for Cooper and Kathy

Cooper enjoys the limelight, so when he and Kathy Lockyer step onto the green carpet at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Monday in Madison Square Garden in the heart of New York City, the 4-year-old wirehair standard dachshund should be a hit.

Carbonado voters will decide school levy

Superintendent Scott Hubbard is banking on Carbonado residents vote “yes” on a four-year replacement levy that will keep his small kindergarten through eighth-grade school going.

EHS GIRLS WRESTLING: Enumclaw all tough, no fluff at Lipstick Open wrestling tournament

Enumclaw High’s girls wrestling team closed out the regular season in high style, winning the All Tough No Fluff Lady Lancer Lipstick Open Saturday.

EHS WRESTLING: Hornets gain strength with matches against top teams

As the Hornets prepared for postseason Friday and Saturday at the subregional wrestling tournament at Auburn Mountainview, Reichert’s top-ranked 3A Hornets went head-to-head with two of the toughest teams in the state – Orting and Tahoma.

WRHS WRESTLING: White River fires up for postseason tournament

White River High ventures into the wrestling postseason Friday and Saturday at the subregional tournament in the Hornets’ home gymnasium.

OUR CORNER: Favorite recipes will feed school effort

I’m trying to decide between meatloaf or sausage-scallop linguine, chocolate chip cookies or zucchini bread. Or, let’s see, there’s red velvet cake, hot wings, fried rice, stuffed peppers and of course, Jim’s New York cheesecake.

Students voice progress for district

Thursday’s State of the Enumclaw School District was the way Superintendent Mike Nelson likes it – all about the students.

White River High slams the stands with fans

It didn’t matter if Rogers High grabbed the rebound or White River scored the basket – the crowd went wild at White River High’s Slam the Stands Special Olympics basketball event Jan. 25.

White River’s McBarron part of Saturday’s Princess Promenade

The Daffodil Festival's annual Princess Promenade is scheduled for Saturday at the Sharon McGavick Conference Center in Lakewood and this year will mark the first time a White River High School student will participate.

VanHoof breaks own EHS 100-yard breaststroke record, twice

For the second time in a week, Enumclaw High junior Bennon VanHoof set the school 100-yard breaststroke record. VanHoof, the top-ranked breaststroker in the state, raced to a 1-minute, 92-second record-setting finish Tuesday in the Hornets' contest with Olympic and then bested it Thursday with a 1:00.20 in EHS's 121-67 nonleague victory over Sumner.

White River’s Padgett musters strength for return to the mat

On one side of the Team Kamy T-shirt White River High wrestler Kamyriah Padgett wears is written, “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.” On the other side is a quote from Philippians, “I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.” Since November of the 2010-11 wrestling season, Kamy has drawn on her strength, that of her teammates and the community.

Enumclaw High robotics team second in state competition

Word of the Enumclaw High School robotics team’s second-place state finish is spreading quickly through town.