PHOTOS BY KEVIN HANSON Boys’ basketball teams from White River and Enumclaw battled in the opening round of the SPSL 2A tournament, with the winner advancing to the tourney championship the following night. Playing on their home floor, the White River crew emerged victorious. At left, Wyatt Glissmeyer (3) heads upcourt, trailed by Enumclaw’s Carson Firnkoess (11). At right, Enumclaw’s John Leonard looks to get past the defense of White River’s Will Schroeder.

Most Season 3 athletes play their final games

Plateau athletes took wins in basketball, swimming, wrestling and tennis

 

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Margaret Petellin, a 2020 Enumclaw High graduate, earned her first varsity letter as a member of the Luther College swim and dive team.

Petellin earns varsity letter at Luther College

EHS grad helped lead Luther to a 3-0 dual meet record and its 14th liberal arts championship

 

Snoqualmie Casino unveiled the first immersive Seahawks-branded table game experience Sept. 18, 2020, in a ribbon cutting dedication with Snoqualmie Tribe Council members and Snoqualmie Casino executives. Courtesy photo

Gambling Commission OKs pacts with tribes for sports betting

Agreements with 15 tribes await approval by the governor and the feds.

 

White River's Yulisa Martinez-Ponce dead lifts 245 pounds on the way to a state powerlifting championship. Photo courtesy Ella Moyer

White River girls second, boys take fourth at state powerlifting

J’Kira Wolbrecht and Yulisa Martinez-Ponce took titles with 655 and 500 pound totals, respectively

White River's Yulisa Martinez-Ponce dead lifts 245 pounds on the way to a state powerlifting championship. Photo courtesy Ella Moyer
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Enumclaw standout selected to play in all-state baseball

Cole Kaschmitter hit a .438 this abridged season.

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One coach, shared pool: pandemic rattles world of EHS water polo

A recap of Hornet water polo during this COVID season.

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Kara Marecle became the seventh player in the history of White River girls' basketball to score more than 1,000 points. Here, she drives for two more during Friday night's home victory. Photo by Kevin Hanson

White River’s Kara Marecle joins elite 1,000 Point Club

She’s only the seventh player in WRHS girls’ basketball history to score more than 1,000 points

Kara Marecle became the seventh player in the history of White River girls' basketball to score more than 1,000 points. Here, she drives for two more during Friday night's home victory. Photo by Kevin Hanson
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Payton Stroud and Claire DiCugno
With Hornets and Trojans battling for position in front of the net, White River goalkeeper Nick Panin prepares to make a save during Thursday night's contest on the White River High campus. In an exciting contest that went into a shootout, the visitors from Fife High escaped with a win to take the postseason title. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Plateau athletes put finishing touches on Season 2

Enumclaw HS placed first in the SPSL 2A baseball tournament.

With Hornets and Trojans battling for position in front of the net, White River goalkeeper Nick Panin prepares to make a save during Thursday night's contest on the White River High campus. In an exciting contest that went into a shootout, the visitors from Fife High escaped with a win to take the postseason title. Photo by Kevin Hanson
Enumclaw track and field athletes easily ran past Foss High the afternoon of April 28. Because the Falcons brought few competitors to the EHS campus, some of the races had males and females running together. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Enumclaw track crew races past small Foss squad

The boys landed a 120-14 victory, and the girls nabbed a 76-39 decision.

Enumclaw track and field athletes easily ran past Foss High the afternoon of April 28. Because the Falcons brought few competitors to the EHS campus, some of the races had males and females running together. Photo by Kevin Hanson
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Season 3: health officials will play biggest role in sports

Basketball and wrestling are the featured sports this season, so long as King and Pierce County maintain steady COVID case levels.

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Enumclaw High tennis team has a successful break, takes two victories

First was a 4-1 win over Eatonville, then a 3-2 victory over Franklin Pierce.

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Enumclaw’s Thomas provides five innings of perfect pitching

The Hornets nabbed a big 10-0 win against Eatonville.

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Sunny skies greet track and field athletes at Arrow Lumber Stadium Thursday afternoon. Enumclaw High made the trek across the river to take on their Buckley hosts, but headed home on the short end of the scoring. Here, Enumclaw's Ellie DeGroot clears a hurdle on the way to victory; also, a trio of White River runners complete a first lap on the track. Photo by Kevin Hanson

White River prevails on home track, both girls and boys earn victories

WRHS boys emerged victorious with an 87.5-41.5 victory against EHS, while the girls came out on top 74-62.

Sunny skies greet track and field athletes at Arrow Lumber Stadium Thursday afternoon. Enumclaw High made the trek across the river to take on their Buckley hosts, but headed home on the short end of the scoring. Here, Enumclaw's Ellie DeGroot clears a hurdle on the way to victory; also, a trio of White River runners complete a first lap on the track. Photo by Kevin Hanson
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Changes coming to the Enumclaw High School athletics program

EHS Athletic Director Dave Stokke is retiring — so Principal Phil Engebretsen and Assistant Principal Chad Davidson are taking on some more duties.

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Shelby Moore shows off some of the impressive hardware she earned during a championship effort at wrestling nationals. Submitted photo

Shelby Moore captures trio of national wrestling championships

Moore is a 15-year-old sophomore at White River High School.

Shelby Moore shows off some of the impressive hardware she earned during a championship effort at wrestling nationals. Submitted photo
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White River's Friday night victory over the visiting Washington Patriots was sparked by a ground attack. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Season 1 sports: all finished except golf, football

The annual Battle of the Bridge is this Friday, April 2.

White River's Friday night victory over the visiting Washington Patriots was sparked by a ground attack. Photo by Kevin Hanson
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Buckley's Payton Stroud, left, competes during the national collegiate championships. Photo courtesy McKendree University Athletics

Buckley’s Payton Stroud fifth at national wrestling championships

The former Hornet helped her team retain their championship title.

Buckley's Payton Stroud, left, competes during the national collegiate championships. Photo courtesy McKendree University Athletics