Hornets (WRHS)

It's been a while since local schools have been able to practice sports. Pictured is Coach Mark Gunderson working on technique with one of his players during an Aug. 28, 2019 practice. Photo by Kevin Hanson

At EHS and White River, football to begin Feb. 10, other sports to follow

Golf looks to be the only fall sport not starting next month.

 

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White River High taking nominations for Year 2 Hall of Fame inductees

Here’s what you need to know to nominate a sports legend from your time at WRHS.

 

At Enumclaw and White River High, sports are on hold until late December

At Enumclaw and White River High, sports are on hold until late December

December, March, and April will be busy months for student athletes.

 

Zach Miller wins Western Open tournament

Zach Miller wins Western Open tournament

The Buckley student ranks No. 17 in the nation in his age group.

Zach Miller wins Western Open tournament
Future of fall prep sports to be announced July 22

Future of fall prep sports to be announced July 22

If sports start up again, White River and Enumclaw will be in the same league.

Future of fall prep sports to be announced July 22
Athletes, coaches, parents and fans throughout the state are waiting for news about the start of the fall athletic season. Once gatherings are permitted, coaches will be able to work with players (like in this photo with Enumclaw football coach Mark Gunderson teaching technique) and players can hit the field. File photo by Kevin Hanson

Calendar for start of high school sports uncertain

The fall sports season could start in August, or it could be pushed to September.

Athletes, coaches, parents and fans throughout the state are waiting for news about the start of the fall athletic season. Once gatherings are permitted, coaches will be able to work with players (like in this photo with Enumclaw football coach Mark Gunderson teaching technique) and players can hit the field. File photo by Kevin Hanson
Districts changing summer nutrition programs, making food available to more kids

Districts changing summer nutrition programs, making food available to more kids

Enumclaw is expanding to four new locations for food pickups, and White River is adding a second.

Districts changing summer nutrition programs, making food available to more kids
White River athletes officially join collegiate programs

White River athletes officially join collegiate programs

A multitude of local students are ready to take their athleticism to the next level.

White River athletes officially join collegiate programs
Families First Coalition seeking list of nominees for 2020
Families First Coalition seeking list of nominees for 2020
White River seventh in state Scholastic Cup standings

White River seventh in state Scholastic Cup standings

Several Enumclaw teams also placed well in the state-wide contest.

White River seventh in state Scholastic Cup standings
White River seniors to host online car show

White River seniors to host online car show

The annual car show is normally hosted at the Log Show fairgrounds, but COVID-19 made the local students pivot.

White River seniors to host online car show
How is graduation going to look for the class of 2020?

How is graduation going to look for the class of 2020?

School administrators are working on several different options, but nothing is set in stone yet.

How is graduation going to look for the class of 2020?
‘Losing one-third of the school year is unacceptable’

‘Losing one-third of the school year is unacceptable’

The White River School District was quick to tackle distance learning during the COVID-19 outbreak.

‘Losing one-third of the school year is unacceptable’
Enumclaw, White River headed to same league in the fall

Enumclaw, White River headed to same league in the fall

Sports may be cancelled for the rest of this school year, but the fall looks to be bringing some exciting changes.

Enumclaw, White River headed to same league in the fall
White River Hornets take talents to collegiate hoop programs

White River Hornets take talents to collegiate hoop programs

Here are where some Buckley athletes have taken their talents around Washington and California.

White River Hornets take talents to collegiate hoop programs
Talent returns to White River baseball, softball

Talent returns to White River baseball, softball

Watch out for the spring version of the Battle of the Bridge this Friday, March 13.

Talent returns to White River baseball, softball
Tough times for White River in the SunDome

Tough times for White River in the SunDome

Both the girls and boys team fell early in the state tournament.

Tough times for White River in the SunDome
White River teams in Yakima for state 2A hoop tourney

White River teams in Yakima for state 2A hoop tourney

The boys team hasn’t gone to state since placing second in 2012.

White River teams in Yakima for state 2A hoop tourney
Both White River teams headed to 2A state hoops

Both White River teams headed to 2A state hoops

But the Enumclaw girl’s shot at state came up short.

Both White River teams headed to 2A state hoops
White River girls claim state wrestling title, boys place third in 2A ranks

White River girls claim state wrestling title, boys place third in 2A ranks

White River High wrestlers were the cream of the Mat Classic crop this year, as the Hornets girls battled their way to a state championships… Continue reading

White River girls claim state wrestling title, boys place third in 2A ranks
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