John Leggett

Big Brother, I’m watching you

When people think about the early part of July, the day that immediately springs to mind for most is the Fourth of July or, as it is known patriotically, Independence Day.


WRHS BOYS BASKETBALL: Hornets future in their own hands

Despite dropping games to the second- and third-place teams in the South Puget Sound League 3A – falling to Lakes 78-34 Jan. 26 and to Franklin Pierce 65-41 Friday – the White River High boys basketball squad clings to the hope it can tiptoe into the postseason by virtue of a fifth-place finish.


EHS VOLLEYBALL: Hornets scar up Cougars

When Enumclaw High’s volleyball squad beat visiting Capital of the Western Cascade Conference, it wasn’t important in the standings and it was just a nonleague encounter.


OUR CORNER: Here’s an assist to the area’s needy

I really like the month of January, named after the mythological two-faced God whose gaze went forward (to the future) and backward (to the past) and was responsible for beginnings and transitions.

WRHS VOLLEYBALL: Hornets plan for playoffs

The White River High volleyball squad has four of last year’s starting six returning for the 2010 campaign.

OUR CORNER: Neighbors come through in a pinch

As I sat through another thrill-packed Buckley City Council meeting Nov. 10, I just about burst out laughing. There has been a lot of “funny” stuff going on in the council meetings lately, but in this particular instance, everything worked out for the best.

Panthers to face Enumclaw

The news coming out of the Bonney Lake wrestling camp went from bad to good.

EHS BASEBALL: Hornets end campaign will loss to Mount Si

A live performance of Beauty and the Beast played out last weekend in Bellevue’s Bannerwood Park, one of the four venues for the Class 3A state baseball quarterfinal, and all the props were provided by the Enumclaw High baseball team.

Buckley addressing final details surrounding treatment plant

The final completion date for Buckley's new $11.5 million wastewater treatment plant has been moved forward to Sept. 1, 2009, but the main warrantee has been in effect since March 11, so the city's hope is that if any major problems occur, they will crop up within the next 11 months.

Enumclaw tops Renton in OT

The third time was a charm for the Enumclaw High boys basketball squad, which beat Renton 55-49 in overtime Friday night on Foster High’s Parker Court.

Buckley police reports Dec.

PUBLIC INDECENCY: A 29-year-old male was arrested for urinating in plain sight along at about 5:39 p.m,. Jan. 4 along state Route 410. The man was later released.

Reichert setting up office in Buckley

A liaison to Congressman Dave Reichert will be present every Wednesday in the Buckley Multi-Purpose Center beginning Aug. 5.

Rogers takes game to St. Edwards

Beau Rogers, who graduated from Enumclaw High in 2009 and has spent the past two baseball seasons playing for Tacoma Community College, was recently awarded both an athletic and academic scholarship to attend St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas.

Squeeze play on for WRHS

Playing Wednesday, Thursday and Friday last week, the White River baseball bunch lost two of three games and very well could be getting squeezed out of the playoff scene as a consequence.

EHS BOYS BASKETBALL: Enumclaw cruises into state

There is a catchphrase in sports that professes, “Offense sells tickets, defense wins games.”

Hornets rack up more wins

The Enumclaw High boy’s basketball squad outscored its duo of South Puget Sound League 3A opponents Bonney Lake and Sumner last week by a whopping imbalance of 135 to 60 and, in doing so, elevated its league mark to 9-1 to become the top dog in the SPSL 3A standings and keep its spot among the premiere Class 3A squads in the state.

Guitarist performs at Buckley Senior Center

Guitarist and crooner extraordinaire Raliegh Jay dropped by the Buckley Senior Center Friday morning to furnish the entertainment at the center's annual progress report meeting.

WRHS BOYS BASKETBALL: First-year coach looks to win more contests

Rick Tripp, the first year coach for the White River High School boys basketball squad, knows he has his hands full.

SLIDESHOW: EHS FASTPITCH: Lady Hornets rally after opening loss

Enumclaw’s fastpitch squad defeated Decatur 8-2 in a nonleague meeting March 15 to get the season off to a robust start, then split in its initial pair of South Puget Sound League 3A contests.

Enumclaw baseball wins three to push to 11-2

The Enumclaw baseball squad capped a three-win week with an 18-5, five inning triumph Saturday at Clover Park.