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Sumner Spartan swimmers to league, district events in postseason

The Sumner Spartans have been fighting against the current, having yet to…

 

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Exchange students gravitate to Sumner swim

They came from all corners of the world to attend Sumner High School.

 

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Riding talents net Cowboy scholarship

Having already proven herself in prestigious competition, Enumclaw’s Stephanie Helsen will take her equestrian abilities to the campus of Oklahoma State University.

 

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Gibson honored for 500 victories

Chris Gibson, veteran coach of the White River High School girls basketball program, recently posted his 500th career victory.

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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Sumner Sea Gal heading to Pro Bowl

From the halls of Sumner High School to the Pro Bowl sidelines in Orlando, Fla. – that’s the path being traveled by a veteran Seattle Seahawks cheerleader.

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Hornet girls nab big win over Fife

The White River High hoop programs – both the boys and girls teams – remained perfect in league play the evening of Dec. 20.

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EHS swimmers swamp Gators

By winning nine of 12 events, including a sweep of the three relays, Enumclaw High’s swimmers swamped the visiting Decatur Gators 105-69.

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White River wrestlers excel in Idaho tourney

White River High was well-represented at the tough Tri-State Wrestling Tournament, with one Hornet taking championship honors and two others battling their way to the finals.

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EHS gymnasts second at home

The Enumclaw High gymnastics team placed a close second during a five-team home meet Dec. 14.

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Good news for girls: WR beats a tough No.4, Enumclaw wins a pair

The Hornets hosted their toughest early-season test Saturday and walked off the court victorious.

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State vets lead the way for White River wrestling

With a trio of state tournament veterans leading the charge, the White River girls wrestling team has hit the mats for the 2016-17 campaign.

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EHS athletes set for winter competition

The Enumclaw Hornets gymnastic team is ready for another stellar season.

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White River teams jump on top early, rout Foster

While the Hornet boys were ringing up a 32-point victory over the Foster Bulldogs in Buckley, the Hornet girls registered a 38-point rout on Foster’s Tukwila campus.

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Lots of talent turning out for Sumner winter sports

With the Sumner gymnastics team taking their first meet win since 2013 last Wednesday, the girls are looking forward to an exciting season.

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Enumclaw 7-year-old dominates PP&K

Enumclaw’s Quin Nearhood recently strolled the sidelines of CenturyLink Field and heard his name announced to a sellout crowd during halftime of a Seattle Seahawks’ Sunday afternoon game.

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Local basketball standouts making their mark in collegiate ranks

With the winter sports season off and running, it’s time to catch up with some area basketball players who have taken their talents to the collegiate level.

  • Dec 9th, 2016
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EHS boys win Friday on game’s final shot

The annual Hornet-Hornet hoop battle brought a convincing win for the highly-regarded White River girls and a dramatic, final-shot victory for the Enumclaw boys.

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WR boys, girls after another postseason trip

The traditionally-tough White River girls basketball team has launched another campaign and, once again, coach Chris Gibson sees reason for optimism.

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Four starters return to spark Spartan girls

As the weather cools, high school sports take their action inside.

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BL girls hope to repeat, boys look to rebound

‘Tis the season for layups, free throws and three pointers.

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Changes at the top for EHS hoop program

The Enumclaw girls basketball team opened the season with a new coach and a mix of new and returning varsity athletes.

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Reichert headed to EHS Hall of Fame

One Hall of Fame induction down, one still to come.

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Sumner’s football season ends with loss in 4A semifinals

It’s said that all good things must come to an end – and that’s certainly true at Sumner High, where a remarkable football season was finished by the talented crew from Camas.

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Sumner’s Coatney is MVP with scoring and leadership

Few players have impacted a team the way Kaylee Coatney did this fall.

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Panthers ousted from 3A football playoffs

Bonney Lake’s exciting ride – which included a Pierce County League football title and nine victories – came to a crashing halt Saturday afternoon.

  • Nov 22nd, 2016
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Sumner advances to state Final Four

The No. 3-ranked Sumner Spartans charged into the Class 4A Final Four with a come-from-behind, 16-13 victory over the Woodinville Falcons.

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Spartans, Panthers into Elite Eight

Throughout Washington, only eight football teams are still in contention in each classification for a state title – and both Sumner and Bonney Lake high schools find themselves in that elite company.

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White River girls fourth in state 2A volleyball

The Hornets won twice on Friday and lost twice on Saturday to cap an impressive season.

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Sumner High’s Webster captures 4A dive title

The Sumner Spartans girls swim team cracked the Top 10 and grabbed a state diving championship.

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White River is top local entry at state cross country meet

The powerhouse White River girls cross country team, led by Courtney Gelmini, placed in the top 10 at the Class 2A state cross country championship after winning the district crown Nov. 12.

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Sumner, White River earn berths in state soccer

White river girls qualify in 2A, open state play against ridgefield

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Sumner, Bonney Lake headed to football playoffs

Sumner High improved to a perfect 10-0 on the season and advanced to the Class 4A state playoffs, all courtesy of a 47-14 pasting of Glacier Peak.

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Time for postseason football

The highly-regarded Sumner Spartans kick off postseason play Friday night, taking on the Glacier Peak Grizzlies. As the higher-seeded team, Sumner hosts the affair. Action begins at 7:30 p.m. at Sunset Chev Stadium on the Sumner High campus.

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White River girls race to district title; area cross country runners off to state

A day that started with rain showers, ended up with sunny skies…

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Sumner diver, swimmers head to state

After a long two weeks of league and district swim and dive…

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Lacrosse skill taking Nelson to Colorado

Reilly Nelson, a senior at Bonney Lake High School, will be taking his lacrosse talents to Colorado Mesa University.

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EHS Golfers earn 4A state berth

A quartet of Enumclaw High golfers are headed to the Class 4A state tournament and five others will have one more opportunity to advance to state play.

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From EHS to Edmonton, Fornelius shines on pitch

Akin to a goal going in off an opposing defender, sometimes university recruiters get a lucky bounce. That’s exactly what happened for Dean Cordeiro – coach of the women’s soccer team at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada – who landed Enumclaw’s Mia Fornelius.

  • Nov 1st, 2016
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O B Harbor succumbs to colic

O B Harbor, 2016 Emerald Downs Horse of the Meeting, died suddenly Tuesday from a twisted intestine, owner Jody Peetz said.

  • Oct 28th, 2016
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WR girls finish regular season with nonleague victory | WEDNESDAY SOCCER

White River goals: Annabelle Hall 7:00 (Shelby Stoeck assist); Haylee Gunter 52:00 (Chloe Narolski); Emma Robbins 72:00 (Alex Hatley) Hall 74:00 (Robbins); Hall 70:00 (Robbins).

  • Oct 27th, 2016

WR girls finish regular season with nonleague victory | WEDNESDAY SOCCER

White River goals: Annabelle Hall 7:00 (Shelby Stoeck assist); Haylee Gunter 52:00 (Chloe Narolski); Emma Robbins 72:00 (Alex Hatley) Hall 74:00 (Robbins); Hall 70:00 (Robbins).

  • Oct 27th, 2016

Enumclaw boys fall 19-12 to Riverside | TUESDAY WATER POLO

Enumclaw goals: Ben Hauswirth 5; Kyle Morgan 5; Tim Arensdorf 1; Cody Williams 1;

  • Oct 26th, 2016

Enumclaw boys fall 19-12 to Riverside | TUESDAY WATER POLO

Enumclaw goals: Ben Hauswirth 5; Kyle Morgan 5; Tim Arensdorf 1; Cody Williams 1;

  • Oct 26th, 2016

WR girls beat Foss, improve to 14-0 on season | TUESDAY VOLLEYBALL

White River: Kendall Bird 16 kills; Keegan Strobeck 11 kills; Megan Vandegrift 11 digs; Hope Baldyga 4 aces, 30 assists.

  • Oct 26th, 2016

WR girls beat Foss, improve to 14-0 on season | TUESDAY VOLLEYBALL

White River: Kendall Bird 16 kills; Keegan Strobeck 11 kills; Megan Vandegrift 11 digs; Hope Baldyga 4 aces, 30 assists.

  • Oct 26th, 2016

Enumclaw, Thomas Jefferson end in 2-2 tie | TUESDAY GIRLS SOCCER

Enumclaw goals: McKeely Reid 13:00 (penalty kick); Taylor Tandecki 72:00 (Carli Boger).

  • Oct 26th, 2016

Enumclaw, Thomas Jefferson end in 2-2 tie | TUESDAY GIRLS SOCCER

Enumclaw goals: McKeely Reid 13:00 (penalty kick); Taylor Tandecki 72:00 (Carli Boger).

  • Oct 26th, 2016
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White River explodes for 42-0 victory over Evergreen

The White River Hornets erupted for a season-high 42 points Friday night, shutting out the winless Evergreen High squad in a South Puget Sound League 2A football mismatch.

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Sumner girls finish regular season with loss | MONDAY VOLLEYBALL

VOLLEYBALL Rogers 3, Sumner 1 Sumner record (final, regular season): 2-6 league, 4-10 overall.

  • Oct 25th, 2016

EHS wraps up regular season with loss to Auburn | MONDAY VOLLEYBALL

VOLLEYBALL Auburn 3, Enumclaw 0 25-19, 25-14, 25-14 October 24 at Enumclaw

  • Oct 25th, 2016