John Leggett

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Lady Hornets’ streak continues with 4-2 win

First-year Enumclaw High fastpitch coach Michael Eckhart knew his squad needed a break after winning its seventh consecutive South Puget Sound League 3A contest, a 4-2 victory over Auburn Mountainview at the Boise Creek Sixplex Thursday evening.

  • Apr 21st, 2009 9:06pm

Practice should pay off for WRHS

The White River High fastpitch team – still seeking its first victory of the season – was unable to get any games in last week, but instead spent the week honing its skills for this week when the schedule calls for five games in five days.

  • Apr 21st, 2009 8:09pm

Hornets win pair, but lose centerfielder

White River High’s baseball club batted .500 last week as it hammered Clover Park twice – on the road and at home – then lost both contests in a make-up twinbill Saturday, evening its South Puget Sound League 3A record at 5-5.

  • Apr 21st, 2009 8:09pm

Slim margin of error costly for Sumner team

Sumner High’s fastpitch squad had one real notable dilemma last week, in that it couldn’t seem to capitalize on its opposition’s errors and lost the two games it played by slim margins.

  • Apr 21st, 2009 8:08pm

Spartans roll behind offense

Sumner High coach John Welker admits that his crew is playing some solid baseball.

  • Apr 21st, 2009 8:07pm

Hornets hang on to SPSL second place

The Enumclaw High baseball squad kept its firm hold on second place in the South Puget Sound League 3A last week, winning two of three games to elevate its league mark to 8-2.

  • Apr 21st, 2009 8:07pm

Early-morning gunshots rattle Buckley

Buckley residents were awakened by the sound of gunfire at 2 a.m. Saturday and perhaps a dozen 911 calls poured into the call center regarding a noisy incident on Cascade Street.

  • Apr 21st, 2009 8:01pm

Hornets win five out of five games

The weather finally cooperated long enough for the Enumclaw High girls to play five games in five days, all of which they won, pushing their league mark to 5-1.

  • Apr 14th, 2009 5:44pm

Olson tosses no-hitter in 13-0 victory

Every member of the Enumclaw High baseball team was rooting April 7 for senior southpaw Andrew Olson, who wound up twirling a no-hitter against Lakes, as EHS cruised to an easy 13-0 South Puget Sound League 3A victory.

  • Apr 14th, 2009 5:41pm

Bike shop honored for work in community

Black Diamond Bike and Back Country earned the Better Business Bureau’s Business of the Year Torch Award in the Community Involvement category.

  • Apr 7th, 2009 7:18pm

Buckley residents can now purchase city flag

Due to the apparent popularity of Buckley’s municipal flag, which features the community’s heritage logo emblazoned on a background of hunter green, the City Council passed an ordinance which makes the flag accessible to all, to be flown outside homes or places of business.

  • Apr 7th, 2009 7:03pm

Buckley makes way for hearing examiner

With the potential for growth looming, the city of Buckley has opted to bring a hearing examiner on board.

  • Mar 31st, 2009 12:42am

Buckley set process for filling open council post

When Buckley City Councilman Ron Weigelt stepped down a month ago, it was discovered that the city didn’t have a policy for filling a vacancy caused by the resignation of a council member whose term has not yet expired.

  • Mar 31st, 2009 12:41am

Buckley council getting ready to fill vacancy

When Buckley City Councilman Ron Weigelt stepped down a month ago, it was discovered that the city didn't have a policy for filling a vacancy caused by the resignation of a council member whose term has not yet expired. The council remedied that situation and now has an exact methodology for filling vacated positions.

  • Mar 26th, 2009 6:45pm

Steinmetz earns win in Hornets’ 15-3 drubbing of Highline High

The White River High girls traveled to Highline High in Burien March 18 and made the most of the long road trip, forcing the Lady Pirates walk the plank with a 15-3 triumph.

  • Mar 24th, 2009 7:43am

Trail bridge is worth fighting for

Each long journey begins with one step. That is Foothills Rails-to-Trails jargon for – “you’ve got to start somewhere.”

  • Mar 24th, 2009 6:49am

Spartans split pair of contests

The Sumner High baseball squad got off to a good start, beating Yelm 5-3 March 18 at home before falling to North Thurston 10-5 Friday.

  • Mar 24th, 2009 6:42am

Lady Spartans squeeze out one victory

The Sumner High fastpitch squad got the year off on the right foot when it hosted Yelm March 18 and snuffed out the Tornadoes 6-5. It was a split for the week, when SHS took the bus to North Thurston Friday and fell 7-6.

  • Mar 24th, 2009 6:42am

McCutchen keys wins at the plate, on the mound

The Enumclaw High baseball squad came out of the gate fast against Class 4A competition, beating Federal Way March 13 and then doubling up on the Auburn Trojans 8-4 March 18 in eight innings.

  • Mar 24th, 2009 6:41am

White River calls on all its tools to beat the Braves

The White River High baseball squad made hay while the sun was shining Saturday, hosting Class 4A Bethel High and trouncing the Braves 11-1 in the Hornets’ initial contest of the 2009 campaign.

  • Mar 24th, 2009 6:38am

Comments on development taken through Friday evening

The much-discussed VanSickle Landing development project along Buckley’s Ryan Road is coming into sharper focus, as the city will be taking written comments through Friday regarding the applicant’s preliminary plat application.

  • Mar 24th, 2009 6:35am

Developer has plans for 61-acre parcel in Buckley

The much-discussed VanSickle Landing development project along Buckley's Ryan Road is coming into sharper focus, as the city will be taking written comments through Friday regarding the applicant's preliminary plat application.

  • Mar 17th, 2009 9:24pm

Hornets squeeze in win over Eagles

The Enumclaw High baseball squad was one of the few groups to beat out the inclement weather and squeeze in its season opener Friday when it hosted Class 4A Federal Way at Osborne Field.

  • Mar 17th, 2009 1:07am

Tournament provided wealth of experience

They say there is no substitute for experience.

  • Mar 17th, 2009 1:06am

Plans coming together for Buckley sewer project; bids less than expected

As part of an agreement between Buckley and the state’s Department of Social and Health Services, a construction plan will soon snap into place providing for a new sewer main that will allow Rainier State School to connect to the city’s new sewer system.

  • Mar 17th, 2009 1:05am

New shop joins Buckley’s downtown scene

Buckley is becoming known for its second-hand stores and the newest shop to dovetail into the category is The Robin’s Nest, which specializes in horse tack, furniture, clothes, hats, jewelry, guitars, model train sets, collectables and just about everything else under the sun.

  • Mar 10th, 2009 6:00am

Hornets hope to improve on last season’s 1-13

The White River High fastpitch squad is looking to buck a depressing trend, having served as the South Puget Sound League 3A doormat with a 1-13 record two years running.

  • Mar 10th, 2009 6:00am

Chemistry keys 2009 success

The beauty of having a predominantly junior squad, according to White River baseball coach Mike Williams, is players know the fundamentals and what position they are going to be playing.

  • Mar 10th, 2009 12:56am

Spartans hungry for a trip to state tourney

If it wasn’t for bad luck, the Sumner High fastpitch squad wouldn’t have any luck at all, as it is having a rough go of it personnel-wise early this season.

  • Mar 10th, 2009 12:54am

Top skipper takes over Enumclaw

The Enumclaw High fastpitch team, which contended at the Class 3A state tournament last season, lost second baseman Jill Parker to graduation and bid farewell to longtime coaches Loran Zenonian and Lee Reichert, but there are two silver linings in those dark clouds.

  • Mar 10th, 2009 12:53am

Hornets open against Federal Way Friday

Enumclaw High baseball mentor Eric Fiedler is living what would normally be considered a coach’s dream right now, with 75 hopefuls arriving for the first day of baseball tryouts. For Fiedler’s money, though, it has been more like a screaming nightmare.

  • Mar 10th, 2009 12:53am

Slumbering Spartans prepare to wake up league

During the past couple of years, Sumner High’s baseball team has been like a slumbering volcano – potentially dangerous, but fairly quiet.

  • Mar 10th, 2009 12:50am

Buckley water main on mend

The Buckley City Council recently authorized a $500,000 emergency loan from the state’s Public Works Trust Fund to help repair a water main destroyed during winter storms.

  • Mar 10th, 2009 12:48am

Enumclaw nails trip to state

Confidence – teams either have or they don’t and it’s crucial in basketball.

  • Mar 3rd, 2009 1:46am

Emergency assistance available

The Salvation Army is offering gasoline vouchers, propane vouchers, rental assistance and other essentials to families, seniors and disabled persons with urgent and immediate needs in Black Diamond and the surrounding area.

  • Mar 3rd, 2009 1:46am

Weigelt gives up Buckley city council seat

Buckley City Councilman Ron Weigelt resigned last week, citing a residency requirement as his reason for stepping down.

  • Mar 3rd, 2009 1:45am

Enumclaw boys guarantee state trip with Thursday victory

The Enumclaw High boys guaranteed themselves a spot in the upcoming Class 3A state basketball tournament with a 65-58 victory Thursday night over North Thurston.

  • Feb 27th, 2009 7:52am

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.

  • Feb 24th, 2009 10:17pm

Buckley firefighters mix stair climb training with fundraising

For a 24-hour period running from noon Friday until noon Saturday, members of the Buckley Fire Department will be walking, tag-team style, on a Summit Training Machine at the Anytime Fitness location in town.

  • Feb 24th, 2009 6:22pm

Buckley mayor headed to D.C., making pitch for trail funding

Buckley Mayor Pat Johnson is among a dedicated group of individuals who have tried, for years, to see a network of local trails connected.

  • Feb 24th, 2009 6:21pm

Black Diamond kicks off golden anniversary

Though Black Diamond has been inhabited since before the days when coal was king at the turn of the 20th century, it has only been incorporated as a town for 50 years.

  • Feb 17th, 2009 7:09am

WR finishes season with loss

White River High’s boys basketball team expended every ounce of energy toward upsetting its rival on Enumclaw’s home court Friday, but just couldn’t get it done before a noisy and lively partisan Enumclaw crowd, falling 64-55.

  • Feb 17th, 2009 7:08am

Hornets claim league title and take top seed to district

The wonderful element for the Enumclaw High boys basketball squad – fresh from its coronation as South Puget Sound League 3A basketball champion – is that Friday’s encounter with Renton High is for seeding purposes alone.

  • Feb 17th, 2009 7:06am

Spartans qualify two for state tournament with Wooding going as No. 2 region seed

The Sumner High wrestling squad took three wrestlers to Saturday’s West Central District regional tournament, staged just up Elhi Hill at Bonney Lake High School, and when the dust cleared, lanky senior 125-pounder Tyler Wooding and 215-pound senior bruiser Keiffer Comstock had earned appointments at this weekend’s Class 3A state wrestling tournament at the Tacoma Dome.

  • Feb 17th, 2009 7:06am

Tracy, Dorsey crowns head a field of seven

Home is where the heart is and Bonney Lake’s wrestling team testified to that fact on Valentine’s Day, showing a lot of heart and representing themselves well at the regional wrestling tournament, staged at their own facility Saturday.

  • Feb 17th, 2009 7:05am

Community outreach position a calling and good fit

Julie Bevaart, the endlessly optimistic person in charge of the recently-established White River Community Outreach program, was just polishing off the contents of her brown bag meal when a curious passerby queried, “Not going out to lunch anymore?”

  • Feb 17th, 2009 7:03am

Enumclaw graduate opens graphics shop

Artists are typically a curious lot, serving as trendsetters and the creative force of this world.

  • Feb 10th, 2009 5:27am

Hornets capture overtime victory

All good things really do come to those who wait.

  • Feb 10th, 2009 5:25am

Three wrestlers advance to regional tournament

Sumner High took a half dozen grapplers to Saturday’s South Puget Sound League 3A subdistrict wrestling tournament at Auburn Mountainview High School and had three advance to the coming district competition.

  • Feb 10th, 2009 5:24am

Tracy, Dorsey win subdistrict titles

Bonney Lake High’s wrestling squad scored almost 200 points to finished fourth in the team scoring at the South Puget Sound League 3A subdistrict wrestling tournament at Auburn Mountainview High School.

  • Feb 10th, 2009 5:22am