The Hornets will again be scrambling for every loose ball

Young, experienced squad will take the floor for White River

If experience counts for anything, the White River High girls should be just fine during the coming basketball season.

  • Dec 1, 2008
The Hornets will again be scrambling for every loose ball

Sports Briefs

Plateau area runners qualify for Junior Olympics cross country championships

Veterans return to lead Hornets

The White River High girls wrestling team will look to program veterans – senior Ashley Orr and junior Sam Lovelace – for leadership as the 2008-09 season gets under way.

Junior A.J. Rice is one of several players  returning for the  Hornets.

Four starters set Hornets up for a productive year

With six varsity players back for another year of action, including four starters, the White River Hornets will look to climb in the South Puget Sound League 3A boys basketball standings.

Junior A.J. Rice is one of several players  returning for the  Hornets.
Jeremy Gurule is one of the veterans who returns to the Hornets’ team.

Classic will provide early test for White River squad

White River High wrestlers look forward to kicking off the season Thursday with South Puget Sound League 3A rival Sumner, but it’s Saturday’s White River Classic that will let the Hornets know where they stand or what they have to work on early in the season.

Jeremy Gurule is one of the veterans who returns to the Hornets’ team.

Veterans will lead Lady Hornets into season

Five veterans return to the Enumclaw High girls wrestling squad and, with a year under its belt, the team plans to make an impact on the South Puget Sound League 3A and the state.

Hornets look to defend league title

It won’t be easy for the Enumclaw High boys swim team to defend its South Puget Sound League 3A title and go undefeated again, but coach Ann Bettencourt believes she has the personnel to get the job done.

Graduation takes bite out of state tourney team

If a girl’s basketball team ever reached the Class 3A state tournament exclusively on aggressiveness, heart and true grit, it was last season’s Enumclaw High’s ladies, who battled their way through loser-out affairs to the hoop extravaganza and ended the season with an overall mark of 18-10.

Juniors provide Enumclaw spark

When fans last saw the Enumclaw High boys basketball squad, the Hornets were playing Renton on the final day of the Class 3A state basketball tournament.

Schedules

Schedules

Dec. 2 North Thurston 7 PM

Schedules
Bonney Lake’s Chad Purdue goes up for an uncontested bucket during a game last season.

Former EHS coach takes over BLHS hoop helm

John Hofstrand took over the coaching reins of Bonney Lake High boys basketball program and is having the time of his life.

Bonney Lake’s Chad Purdue goes up for an uncontested bucket during a game last season.

First-year coach Ostrander will lead young squad on the court

The Bonney Lake Panther girls have been hitting the hardwood this fall and the team is ready for the start of the South Puget Sound League 3A season.

State veteran Tracy returns

There’s good news for the rest of the 140-pound wrestlers in the newly reconfigured South Puget Sound League 3A – in his senior campaign, Bonney Lake’s Addison Tracy has at last elected to move up a weight or two.

Kelsi Potterf leads a veteran group of Bonney Lake gymnasts.

Solid group of veterans leads Panthers into 2008-09 season

The gymnasts at Bonney Lake High are back and the tumbling turns are looking very good for these girls.

Kelsi Potterf leads a veteran group of Bonney Lake gymnasts.
The Hornets will again be scrambling for every loose ball

Young, experienced squad will take the floor for White River

If experience counts for anything, the White River High girls should be just fine during the coming basketball season.

The Hornets will again be scrambling for every loose ball
Sumner High junior Sidney Erickson goes high for a kill against Holy Names Academy

Volleybally: Sumner suffers early defeat, bounces back with three victories

Sports pundits say that in the fast moving game of volleyball, timing, a solid mental approach and momentum are three of the most important facets of the game.

  • Nov 25, 2008
Sumner High junior Sidney Erickson goes high for a kill against Holy Names Academy
Enumclaw High’s Elizabeth Birklid (22) and Gabbi Sisco stuff a kill attempt during Thursday’s warm-up time at the Class 3A state volleyball tournament.

Enumclaw volleyball has tough time in Tri-Cities; drops two at state tournament

This year’s edition of the Class 3A state volleyball tournament at Kennewick’s Toyota Center brought together a Sweet 16 squads, four of which were from the talent-rich, nine-team South Puget Sound League 3A. One of those four was Enumclaw High, which made the big dance for the fourth consecutive season – certainly no stranger to the blazing intensity that is the state tourney.

Enumclaw High’s Elizabeth Birklid (22) and Gabbi Sisco stuff a kill attempt during Thursday’s warm-up time at the Class 3A state volleyball tournament.
Among those signing letters-of-intent with collegiate athletic programs were Bonney Lake pitcher Caitlin Colvin

Prep athletes sign on with college programs

A handful of local athletes recently signed national letters-of-intent with colleges throughout the land.

Among those signing letters-of-intent with collegiate athletic programs were Bonney Lake pitcher Caitlin Colvin
Sumner High junior Sidney Erickson goes high for a kill against Holy Names Academy

Sumner suffers early defeat, bounces back with three victories

Sports pundits say that in the fast moving game of volleyball, timing, a solid mental approach and momentum are three of the most important facets of the game.

Sumner High junior Sidney Erickson goes high for a kill against Holy Names Academy
The Enumclaw High basketball programs
The Enumclaw High basketball programs