Sports

Duo headed to play football at George Fox

A pair of prep athletes with ties to the local area will pack up their football talents and head to Newberg, Ore., where they will take the field for George Fox University.

 

Kasey Kahne races to Brickyard victory

Enumclaw’s Kasey Kahne charged his way to Victory Lane, taking the checkered flag Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

 

WR stadium project is springing to life

There’s a construction zone behind White River High School – complete with materials and heavy equipment – and the area will continue to be a beehive of activity until the dawn of the fall sports season.

 

Third annual Polo Party is coming to Enumclaw

The event presents polo as a sport, fashion and lifestyle, combined into an all-day affair. Highlights include two polo games, a halftime show and divot stomp, a wooden horse demo, an awards ceremony, fashion shows and a women’s hat parade and contest.

  • Jul 26th, 2017

Soccer standouts off to national tourney in Texas

Teagan Eldridge and Nick Phillips, area soccer standouts, are heading to Lone Star country to compete on the national stage.

WR squad takes title at San Diego tournament

San Diego has been kind to the girls of the White River High basketball program, but this summer was special.

Mach One Rules wins Mount Rainier Stakes at Emerald Downs

Mach One Rules made it two straight stakes wins

  • Jul 17th, 2017

Pacific Northwest Governor’s Cup polo tournament|Gallery

On July 8 and 9 polo players from all over Washington, Oregon,…

BL’s Townsend named All-American

Grant Townsend took his arsenal of pitches from the Bonney Lake High…

Clinkingbeard wins fourth All-Around Logger | Log Show Results

For the fourth year in a row, Billy Clinkingbeard walked off with All-Around Logger honors. The Buckley native won five events to grab this year’s trophy.

  • Jun 27th, 2017

Familiar names among Log Show winners

Each year, the Junior Log Show kicks off Log Show festivities, drawing competitors, family and friends to the Log Show Grounds in Buckley.

  • Jun 20th, 2017

EHS equestrians rise into another season of success

The Enumclaw High equestrian team capped an outstanding season by sending 18 athletes to an annual competition against the best the state of Oregon had to offer.

Area athletes receive 2017 all-league honors

Check out what honors your local Spartans, Panthers and Hornets earned this year.

State Track Meet 2017 | Photo Gallery

Bonney Lake, Sumner, Enumclaw and White River high schools are competed in last weekend’s state track and field meet. For two days, athletes ran, jumped, pole-vaulted and sweated to the top.

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Area golfers at trio of state tourneys

Out of the fifteen athletes from four area high schools traveled east last week to compete in state golf tournaments, five survived the first-round cut and, in the end, Enumclaw’s Matt Hodgman emerged with a Top 10 finish.

Athletes shine at state championships

Sumner’s Lancaster earns second state tennis championship; track titles go to Panther’s Cody Miller and Dreakeanna Adair, Sumner’s Rhaven Dean.

Another state trip for EHS water polo

The Enumclaw High water polo team qualified for the upcoming state tournament with a fourth-place finish at last weekend’s Region I tourney.

  • May 26th, 2017

Spartans heading off to state tennis tourney today

Sumner High will be well represented this weekend when the state’s best prep tennis players take the courts.

  • May 26th, 2017

Sumner High treks to Spokane, blanked in 4A state soccer

The Sumner High boys soccer team traveled 300 miles only to find the end of the road.

Area’s prep golfers head east for trio of state tournaments

Golfers from all four local high schools teed off this week against the best the Evergreen State has to offer.

Sumner, Bonney Lake win state baseball games, then fall

The Bonney Lake and Sumner High baseball teams advanced to the state’s Sweet 16 but each found the competition too tough during the regional round of state play.

Area track and field athletes headed to state competition

Track and field athletes from all four local high schools will join the springtime extravaganza this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, competing in the state championships.

Panthers, WR Hornets heading to state fastpitch tourneys

A trio of Plateau fastpitch teams participated in weekend district tournaments and two kept their postseason dreams alive.

District play begins for fastpitch teams

With just a single blemish on an otherwise perfect season, the Panthers open West Central/Southwest District tournament play today.

Area track and field athletes heading to district meets

Track and field athletes from throughout the regional, both boys and girls, will be competing this week in West Central District meets.

Enumclaw High water polo wins third straight title

The Enumclaw High School water polo team is putting the playoff touches on another impressive season.

  • May 18th, 2017

Sumner earns berth in 4A state soccer

The Sumner Spartans were the only local school still standing as Washington prep soccer headed into state tournament play.

Panthers, Spartans earn trips to state baseball tourneys

The Panthers had known for some time they would compete in the 3A Sweet 16, having won a pair of West Central/Southwest District games on May 6.

WR lifters impress at state championships

The White River High powerlifting team continued to perform well of the state’s biggest stage.

EHS squads are academic champs

The Enumclaw High School track and field teams – both boys and girls – have been named state academic champions for the spring sports season.

  • May 12th, 2017

Spring qualifier is next for golfers, then state tourney

Golfers from all four local high schools will cross the Cascades later this month to play their state tournament rounds. And while some have already punched their state tickets, others have a last chance at playing their way into the state field.

Kitchen to lead WRHS wrestling

White River High has a new wrestling coach on the boys side of the program, as Tim Kitchen has been elevated from an assistant’s role to the head job.

Hornets move on as No. 1

The Enumclaw High girls water polo team, having already clinched a third straight East Division title, went 3-1 during the weekend’s Auburn School mDistrict Tournament.

Postseason play calling local fastpitch, baseball teams

With state tournaments looming, area baseball and fastpitch teams are diving headlong into the world of postseason competition. Here’s a look at where things stand following games of last weekend.

  • May 9th, 2017

Bonney Lake’s Nelson is WIAA Athlete of the Week

Bonney Lake High fastpitch player Brooke Nelson was honored as an Athlete of the Week by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association.

  • May 4th, 2017

Panther athletes sign for college

Five Bonney Lake High School athletes were highlighted during an April 12 ceremony on campus, each committing to continue their athletic pursuits at the collegiate level.

  • May 3rd, 2017

Two remain perfect in league fastpitch

The Plateau’s top fastpitch teams – the Bonney Lake Panthers and White River Hornets – are proving unbeatable in league play.

White River leads SPSL 2A

White River leads in the 2A SPSL standings with a perfect 8-0 league record and a 9-1 overall record.

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Another run for the Panthers

Bonney Lake has been dominant all season: through games of last week, the Panthers were 4-0 in league play and a perfect 7-0 overall.

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Spartans make college sports official

Three Spartan athletes recently signed letters-of-intent to compete at the collegiate level.

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Hornets, Panthers track teams notch wins

When Enumclaw High’s track and field athletes took to their home turf Thursday afternoon, the Hornet girls rang up a close 78-72 decision over the visiting Titans from Thomas Beamer.

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Battle for possession

Bonney Lake High School senior defender Ryker Penner, above, battles for possession during the Panthers’ April 4 game against Spanaway Lake.

  • Apr 14th, 2017

White River currently undefeated

White River fastpitch has experienced great success in recent years and jumped to a 4-0 record this season.

  • Apr 13th, 2017

Where basketball and horses meet

Many of us have our past adventures pop up in a variety of ways. Joe LaDuca’s days of old came back in the best of circumstances.

Former Hornet Peterson suiting up at Central Florida

Peterson took his diamond talents from the halls of Enumclaw High first to Everett Community College and now to the UCF campus in Orlando, Fla.

Panthers bounce Rogers High in OT

The Division 2 Bonney Lake lacrosse team has started its third season with a 5-1 record after an upset win in overtime against Division 1 Rogers High School.

  • Apr 11th, 2017

A trainer’s life remembered

There will be an empty spot at Emerald Downs this season.

Let the racing begin

Horses, pounding hoofs, happy or mopey bettors — the smell of thoroughbreds running — opening night at Emerald Downs is Saturday.

EHS water polo off to strong start

The Enumclaw High water polo team has rolled to a strong start, winning eight of 10 games including a 5-1 mark in league play.

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Buckley teen set to take on the world

Competitive karate has taught Eliana Munden many things, but none more important than discipline and control.