John Leggett

Softballers drop to 2-2 record after home loss to Enumclaw | Bonney Lake Fastpitch

Panther coach Andrew Sage said the pair of league losses so early in the year may have put Bonney Lake in a tough spot, but he’s confident his girls can rally.


‘Roundball at the Rock’ charity basketball game a slam dunk

The inaugural Roundball at the Rock charity basketball event for the Rotary First Harvest, staged at Bonney Lake High School Saturday, is officially in the archives. With the help of about 100 people – including, fans, coaches, players, volunteers and financial supporters – the program went off without a hitch and was a success.


Underclassmen vying to rise in Spartan ranks | Sumner High Track & Field Preview

This year the Sumner High team will be resting their hopes on a good many underclassmen vying and trying to make their mark in the always competitive South Puget Sound League 2A, with a few experienced joggers and jumpers sprinkled in as well.


Sumner High track and field | Preview

Hope springs eternal is the track and field mantra at Sumner High this season, if spring ever shows up that is.

Bonney Lake Panther fastpitch team replacing talent | Fastpitch Preview

If pitching means anything then with senior right hander, Rendi Johnson, Bonney Lake’s fastpitch squad already has half the battle won.

White River’s Cole Johnson

White River High baseball team looking for another title

The 2012 version of the Hornet baseball team is aspiring to roam a bit deeper into the playoff scene this season.

White River’s Cole Johnson

Doors open to Diane’s Mail Room in Buckley

Diane’s Mail Room, which opened its doors last week in Buckley’s Jefferson Avenue Business Park, might be considered a small-businessman’s dream.

Buckley council will debate Fright Factory before considering permit

Buckley City Council members heard from Jeff and Alice Money, who live near the haunted house on A Street. They logged an official complaint concerning the controversial byproducts of running such an attraction, such as vehicle and tour bus lights glaring into their bedroom, people walking through their yard, loud screaming and the need to chase off young men urinating on the side of their house.

Hornet boys win twice before falling in championship game | White River

Since the days of Roman gladiators, it has been an important factor in an athlete’s self-preservation to emerge victorious in the close ones.

Pro boxing career is next stop for Maldonado

Having recently won the regional Gold Gloves competition, Guillermo “Memo” Maldonado – a talented 165-pound amateur boxer who graduated from Enumclaw High School in 2004 – has decided to go professional next month.

OUR CORNER: Big crime in small town is big news

Buckley is a sleepy hamlet of approximately 5,000 citizens, of which I am one. It straddles state Route 410 and one rarely has to worry about police intervention unless you’re speeding past the cemetery in the wee hours of the morning or, even worse, driving while impaired.

Charity hoop contest still looking for responses from players

Just a quick note to those student athletes who were invited to play in the March 24 charity basketball game at Bonney Lake High School, commencing at 6 p.m.

EHS BOYS BASKETBALL: Radenmacher scores 19 in EHS victory

The Enumclaw High boys basketball team didn’t do itself any favors by dropping its final two regular season contests to Bonney Lake earning the No. 5 seed from the South Puget Sound League 3A with a league record of 3-7.

WRHS BOYS BASKETBALL: White River clashes with Renton

Half of the games the White River boys basketball squad had lost this season were to South Puget Sound League 2A rival Sumner High. So, when the Hornets finally managed to defeat the Spartans 49-42 in a subdistrict seeding contest Saturday evening at Foster High, it pushed their overall record to 18-4. No White River boys basketball team has won that many games, before postseason play, since the cage crew that went to the state tournament in the mid-1990s.

Buckley firefighters battling house fire on Third Street

The Buckley Fire Department has responded to a fire that appears to have gutted a Third Street home Wednesday.

WRHS BOYS BASKETBALL: Hornets fall to Sumner for No. 3 SPSL 2A finish

The White River boys basketball squad cruised down the South Puget Sound League 2A highway, beating Fife 59-55 Feb. 1 and downing Steilacoom 72-63 Thursday, then ran into a nasty barrier in Sumner High.

EHS BOYS BASKETBALL: Hornets earn No. 5 seed into tourney

The Enumclaw High boys finished the regular season with a 3-7 record and head into this weekend’s subdistrict tournament as the No. 5 seed from the South Puget Sound League 3A.

CrossFit aiming to get clients in shape

Enthusiasts gravitating toward the new CrossFit Enumclaw Gym at 1713 Garrett St. in Enumclaw, are working toward a healthier lifestyle.

Friday Night Roundball Round-Up for Feb. 3

A frostbitten bunch of Buckley boys produced their lowest point yield of the season thus far, when they traveled to Sumner's house Friday night and fell prey to a Spartan trap losing 41-34. Meanwhile Enumclaw struggled against the Panther boys on senior recognition night at Bonney Lake's facility Friday, Feb. 3, losing 72-69 to force a significant instant replay tilt with the black and teal cagers, tonight at The Nest.

EHS BOYS BASKETBALL: Chynoweth, Rabb spearhead comeback

The Enumclaw High boys basketball squad split a pair of South Puget Sound League 3A games last week to move to 2-4 in league action.