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In the spring of 1985, the Enumclaw High slowpitch team was playing a game they loved with a close-knit group of friends. At the time, and even today, it’s hard to comprehend they were making history.
Dave Van Hoof said a Hall of Fame nomination from Enumclaw High School was something he never thought about or considered, but he’s honored to be among the 2008-09 athletes who will be inducted Friday night during halftime of the Enumclaw and Sumner boys basketball game.
Life is good at the top.
When two of the South Puget Sound League 3A’s winless boys basketball squads, 0-4 White River and 0-6 Bonney Lake, locked horns in White River’s gymnasium Friday night, one thing was certain – one of those scrappy contingents was no longer going to be winless in league play.
With a narrow 36-32 victory over South Puget Sound League 3A neighbor and No. 9-ranked Bonney Lake Thursday night, the young White River High wrestling team finds itself with a 2-1 league record, sitting in second-place behind No. 1-ranked Enumclaw.
The Sumner High Spartans lost to the Enumclaw Hornets Jan. 6 by a score of 100-85 and had swimmers meeting district times in several events.
Sumner High’s wrestlers lost to Timberline and Lakes last week and found themselves still in search of their first league dual match win of the season. They also found themselves finishing eighth in the annual 18-team Ed Arima Invitational, a Sumner High-hosted tournament at the end of this Saturday’s festivities, missing seventh by a half of a point.
The Sumner Spartans roundball girls picked up a big league win Friday at home, its second South Puget Sound League 3A victory of the season.
A long winter hiatus, made even longer by rough weather, came to a sudden end for the Sumner High gymnasts.
The Sumner High boys picked up their first league win of the basketball season Friday, beating Franklin Pierce 51-44 on the road.
It’s not easy being No. 1, but the Enumclaw High wrestling team made it look that way as it cruised past South Puget Sound League 3A opponent Auburn Mountainview 63-13 Thursday.
Enumclaw High boys swimming coach Ann Bettencourt was happy with the way the Hornets raced against Lakes Thursday in South Puget Sound League 3A action, but admitted it was a hard loss to swallow.
The Bonney Lake High gymnastic team came out of the Christmas break ready to tumble, but the rainstorm and floods derailed the team’s plans.
The Bonney Lake Panthers fought the good fight last week on the hardwood, but the team was unable to come up with its first South Puget Sound League victory.
The Bonney Lake High girls had a split basketball week with a win at Franklin Pierce and a loss at home to White River.
Enumclaw’s Ki Haku Judo Club crowned four champions Saturday at the Washington State Championships at Kentlake High School. The open tournament involves players of all ages and from all over the state.
Bonney Lake lost to Auburn Mountainview 160-114 on Jan. 6, but still posted some strong times.
Fridays are proving crucial for the undefeated White River High girls’ basketball team.
The Enumclaw High boys basketball squad absorbed its first stinging defeat of the season Saturday, falling 51-50 at Clover Park to make its record in the South Puget Sound League 3A 5-1 and 9-1 overall.
When Bonney Lake High School’s wrestling team sponsored its 18-team tournament Saturday, the designation up for grabs was not first but second place. Orting High’s wrestling Redbirds flew away with the first-place hardware, accruing 272 points.