Brenda Sexton

Shingle and post-shingle pain can be nerve-wracking

“There’s no way to describe it,” Enumclaw’s Marilyn Hash recalls as she talks about the pain she experienced during a bout with shingles. “There’s very little relief from the pain.”

Bowls feed the hungry

Thursday afternoon Amanda Skipworth was in full production, throwing chunks of gray clay on her pottery wheel and spinning them into simple, yet stylish, bowls.

EHS SWIM AND DIVE: EHS’s Bonthuis springs into spot at state diving meet

Erica Bonthuis returned to the Hornets’ diving lineup and made a big splash at the 11-dive competition Saturday at Lakes High. The Enumclaw High senior qualified for state competition with a score of 329.20.

Couple turns economic blues into berry farm

Similar to an old-fashioned barn-raising, more than 50 volunteers turned out at Sue and Dave’s White’s Plateau area farm on a cool, misty Saturday morning to plant blueberries – 4,617 tender, young bushes.

EHS SWIM AND DIVE: Larrea, Davenport close in on state-qualifying standard

Allie Larrea and Bella Davenport raced closer to state qualifying times in the 50-yard freestyle and the 100 breaststroke as the Enumclaw girls swim and dive team topped Bonney Lake 123-36 in league action Thursday at the Enumclaw Aquatic Center.

EHS WATER POLO: Enumclaw bounces back to ram Wilson for win

The Enumclaw High boys water polo team won one and lost one league game, falling to division leader Auburn Riverside Oct. 4 and bouncing back, beating Wilson Thursday.

EHS TENNIS: EHS preparing for postseason

Enumclaw High lost a pair of boys South Puget Sound League 3A tennis matches by 4-1 scores, falling to Bonney Lake Thursday and Lakes Friday.

EHS GOLF: Lions roar back to win title

The SPSL 3A boy’s golf championship match between Enumclaw and Auburn Mountainview came down to the last group, last hole, last putt.

WRHS GOLF: Hornets capture league No. 2 spot

Sumner High, behind the medalist performance of Brandon Barlow, aced White River out of a share of the South Puget Sound League 2A boys golf title Oct. 3 at Tapps Island Golf Course.

WRHS TENNIS: White River stays near top

As the season winds to a close, the White River boys tennis team added one more victory to its league record.

Black Diamond Scout given life-saving award

It was the morning of Sept. 11, 2011. Garrett McGann was splashing around in the wave pool at The Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound, Wash.

Directors hear need for social media

The FBI and Tacoma School District do it. The White House, Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the British Monarchy do it. So why shouldn’t the White River School District do it?

WRHS GOLF: White River boys’ run at league title

Monday, White River’s boys golf team found itself going head-to-head with Sumner for a share of the SPSL 2A title at Tapps Island Golf Course.

EHS SWIM AND DIVE: Hornets meet their match in Seahawks

Enumclaw’s girls swim team won a 130-50 home, nonleague meet against Rogers Sept. 27 and then lost a 114-72 league meet on the road at Peninsula Thursday.

EHS TENNIS: Hornets add two more Ws

Enumclaw High’s boys tennis team picked up league wins over Auburn Mountainview and Peninsula.

WHITE RIVER GOLF: Miller earns medalist honors against Washington

Caitlyn Miller picked up medalist honors Tuesday during the White River High girls golf team's match with Franklin Pierce and Washington at Brookdale Golf Course in Tacoma.

EHS GOLF: Hornets maintain grip on lead

Enumclaw’s boys golf team maintained its grip on the league’s top spot with an 83-76 win over Peninsula Thursday at Canterwood Country Club. The Hornets lost a Sept. 20 match with Auburn Mountainview 98-81 to tie the Lions for the SPSL 3A top spot with matching 5-1 records.

EHS WATER POLO: After losses, EHS rallies at tourney

The Enumclaw High boys water polo team played six road games and finished with a 2-4 record.

WRHS GOLF: Hornets stage come-from-behind win

White River’s boys golf team came from behind to defeat Steilacoom 61-56 in league match Thursday on the road at The Home Course in Dupont.

WRHS TENNIS: Hornet wins keep hunt alive

White River’s boys tennis team picked up a pair of league victories before suffering a league loss Friday.