Brenda Sexton

EHS BOYS TENNIS: Enumclaw splits matches

The Enumclaw High boys tennis team split a pair of league contests, winning 3-2 over Decatur Sept. 21 and dropping a 4-1 contest to Lakes Sept. 19.

Goodbye to the Coast Guard

Uwe Nehring calls his career with the Coast Guard one wild ride.

Theater group ready to take center stage

After a brief hiatus, Plateau Community Players are center stage again.

OUR CORNER: We all should get the chance to play

A friend stopped me this week to share her story about the amazing generosity she has found during fundraising for Enumclaw’s sixth-grade camp program.

Visitors jazz up education

Jason Marsalis is one of the premier jazz drummers and vibraphonists today. He is also the youngest brother of the famous Marsalis family of New Orleans jazz royalty that includes Wynton and Branford Marsalis.

Run raises $6,000 for special needs students

Four years ago, Erica Smart noticed something was missing from her son’s Enumclaw special needs classroom – funding. Budget reductions were cutting into the things the district could provide for special needs students – things like swimming, field trips equipment and computers.

ENUMCLAW GOLF: Hornets top Panthers in league contest

Tyler Salsbury led Enumclaw High's boys golf team to a 91-40 SPSL 3A victory over Bonney Lake Tuesday at the Enumclaw Golf Course, while Hornet teammate Tiffany Wilkening led the Lady Hornets to a 131-107 win over the Panthers with her medalist performace.

Rachel’s Challenge has been success in White River

When the White River School District accepted Rachel’s Challenge four years ago, it could not have known how the program would grow and spread.

EHS SWIM AND DIVE: Hornets dive into season strong, fast

Enumclaw swimmers posted several district-qualifying times in their opening meet Sept. 13 with Sumner.

EHS GOLF: Brock sets EHS record

Junior Beau Brock set an Enumclaw High individual course record Sept. 14 at Meadow Park Golf Course during the Hornets’ 92-54 league win over Lakes, a victory that kept EHS undefeated.

WRHS GOLF: Miller earns medalist honor

It was a close match for the White River girls golf team Sept. 13 as they came up short against Fife 50-42 in league play on the Trojans’ home course, but the Hornets came away 53-31 winners Thursday over Sumner.

Special Olympics strikes out with bowling team

After its successful launch of a junior bowling team last season, Enumclaw’s Special Olympics program is launching a high school team.

EHS TENNIS: Hornets’ momentum stymied by losses

Enumclaw High dropped tennis matches against Auburn Mountainview Sept. 12, Bonney Lake Sept. 14 and Bellarmine Friday.

WRHS TENNIS: Connelly rolls to singles wins

It was win one, lose two for White River’s boys tennis team, topping Fife 3-2 Sept. 14 and losing to Franklin Pierce 3-2 Sept. 12 and Eatonville 3-2 Friday, both league contests.

EHS WATER POLO: Hornets to face state champs

The Enumclaw High boys water polo team split a pair of league games, losing to Wilson 20-16 Sept. 13 at home and topping Kentridge 13-10 in Covington Thursday.

Plenty of years to get Lord’s work done

Grace Hopper didn’t think turning 99 Sunday was all that significant. “Ninety is big; 100 is big,” she said. Statistics would say she’s correct. The centenarian population in the United States has roughly doubled in the past 20 years and, according to the Census Bureau, is projected to at least double again by 2020.

Plateau Players return to spotlight with Christmas program

After a brief hiatus, Plateau Community Players are center stage again. Not only is the Plateau-based community theater group sprucing up its home in the Osceola Community Club, but its hosting auditions for a December production of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.

WR TENNIS: Tiebreakers go to WRHS and so do victories

White River’s boys tennis team may have lost a 4-1 match to Enumclaw Sept. 6, but they won the SPSL 2A contests that counted Sept. 7 and Friday.

EHS TENNIS: Enumclaw off to 3-0 start

Three matches, three wins for Enumclaw’s tennis team.

Recycled alley balls are bowling over Plateau garden shoppers

Turning throw-away bowling balls into cute-as-a-bug garden art is right up Claire Holder’s alley and she’s rolled a strike with her Recycled Smiles.