Lady Hornets earn three tournament crowns

The Enumclaw High girls wrestling team brought home three crowns from Saturday’s round-robin tournament at Emerald Ridge High in Puyallup where they competed with 142 other hungry competitors.

Enumclaw battered but stronger for competition

Coach Ted Carlson wanted his Enumclaw High girls basketball team to experience some tough competition before heading into a rigorous South Puget Sound League 3A campaign.

Nathan Braun puts up a shot during Bonney Lake’s nonleague loss to North Thurston.

Marquez scores 14 in loss

The Bonney Lake Panthers will continue the South Puget Sound League 3A season this week with two games.

Nathan Braun puts up a shot during Bonney Lake’s nonleague loss to North Thurston.

Smaller team still does well for BLHS

The Bonney Lake Panther gymnasts had a good start to the season Dec. 3 at Auburn Riverside.

Panthers thump Clover Park

If the Bonney Lake wrestling squad’s early season success is any indicator of things to come, the Panthers could be among the elite competitors in the South Puget Sound League 3A during the 2008-09 campaign.

Cheerleaders from across the South Puget Sound League 3A got together Dec. 1 to pose for a poster that each school will be hanging in its gymnasium to foster good sportsmanship.
Cheerleaders from across the South Puget Sound League 3A got together Dec. 1 to pose for a poster that each school will be hanging in its gymnasium to foster good sportsmanship.

White River tops Sumner in dual

White River High earned its first South Puget Sound League 3A victory of the season Thursday and Sumner suffered its first loss when the Hornets topped the host Spartans 52-21.

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Cousins take run at half marathon

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On short notice
Marcel Pounds was an offensive power

Pounds fires in 64 points in Panthers’ two victories

The Bonney Lake High girls hit the basketball court running last week winning two nonleague games to start the season.

Marcel Pounds was an offensive power

Rufener qualifies for state

The Enumclaw High boys swim team started the season off with nonleague wins over North Thurston, 111-68, and River Ridge, 128-48, meet and one state time and several district-qualifying times Thursday in a double-dual at North Thurston.

EHS’s Kario Wallin won his 152-pound opening match

Enumclaw edges Orting and Yelm

White River High wrestling coach Joe Klein thinks Saturday’s White River Classic offered a preview to some of the matchups that may play out at the state tournament in February.

EHS’s Kario Wallin won his 152-pound opening match
Enumclaw’s Jason Gray won the Class 3A state 125-pound title in February.

Enumclaw wrestlers shoot for another title; two champs return to squad

The buzz in high school wrestling circles involves whether perennial power Enumclaw High will repeat as Class 3A state champions.

  • Dec 2, 2008
Enumclaw’s Jason Gray won the Class 3A state 125-pound title in February.
Enumclaw’s Jason Gray won the Class 3A state 125-pound title in February.

With two returning champs, Hornets shoot for another title

The buzz in high school wrestling circles involves whether perennial power Enumclaw High will repeat as Class 3A state champions.

Enumclaw’s Jason Gray won the Class 3A state 125-pound title in February.

Sports Briefs

Plateau area runners qualify for Junior Olympics cross country championships

  • Dec 1, 2008

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.

  • Dec 1, 2008
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.

  • Dec 1, 2008
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.

  • Dec 1, 2008
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.

  • Dec 1, 2008

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.

  • Dec 1, 2008

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.

  • Dec 1, 2008