Girls basketball: Defense powers Eagles past Spartans, 40-31

January 11, 2016

By Greg Farrar/gfarrar@sammamishreview Issaquah sophomore forward Mariah Van Halm (right) puts Skyline senior post Taylor McKerlich on the floor as they fight for a rebound under the Issaquah basket during the fourth quarter of the Spartans’ Jan. 8 loss, 40-31.

By Greg Farrar/gfarrar@sammamishreview
Issaquah sophomore forward Mariah Van Halm (right) puts Skyline senior post Taylor McKerlich on the floor as they fight for a rebound under the Issaquah basket during the fourth quarter of the Spartans’ Jan. 8 loss, 40-31.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW — 9:25 a.m., Jan. 11, 2016

In rivalry games, powerful emotions can often be detrimental for young athletes. Read more

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Issaquah boys down Skyline, stay unbeaten in KingCo hoops

January 11, 2016

By Greg Farrar/gfarrar@isspress.com Issaquah junior forward Tanner Davis has the ball batted away by a Skyline defender as he tries to score during the second quarter of their Jan. 8 basketball game, won 64-45 by the Eagles.

By Greg Farrar/gfarrar@isspress.com
Issaquah junior forward Tanner Davis has the ball batted away by a Skyline defender as he tries to score during the second quarter of their Jan. 8 basketball game, won 64-45 by the Eagles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW — 9:15 a.m., Jan. 11, 2016

The boys basketball programs at Issaquah and Skyline high schools are in two different stages of development, something that was evident in the fourth quarter of the teams’ Jan. 8 meeting in Sammamish. Read more

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The hopeful champion: Issaquah swimmer Jason Klein looks to earn an individual state title to cap his already decorated career

December 31, 2015

NEW — 11 a.m., Dec. 31, 2015

Jason Klein’s list of achievements for the Issaquah High School swim team is a long one, and he plans to add to it at February’s Class 4A state championships. Read more

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Curtis Vikings’ muscle too much for Liberty girls basketball to handle

December 30, 2015

NEW – 7:10 p.m., Dec. 30, 2015

By Neil Pierson/npierson@isspress.com Liberty players Vanessa Powers (15), Sloane Zerda and Alissa Campbell (44) surround Curtis guard Kaelin Williams-Kennedy (11) during first-half action in the Patriots’ 62-42 loss to the Vikings on Dec. 30.

By Neil Pierson/npierson@isspress.com
Liberty players Vanessa Powers (15), Sloane Zerda and Alissa Campbell (44) surround Curtis guard Kaelin Williams-Kennedy (11) during first-half action in the Patriots’ 62-42 loss to the Vikings on Dec. 30.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carly Fromdahl isn’t afraid to throw her team into tough, unfamiliar situations because she knows it’ll likely make her Liberty Patriots more battle-tested come playoff time. Read more

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After hot start to season, Skyline girls basketball trying to climb out of rut

December 24, 2015

Photo by Neil Pierson/npierson@isspress.com Skyline sophomore guard Jade Loville drives the baseline as Jackson’s Imari Clinton (13) and Megan Mattison (15) defend during the first half of Jackson’s 55-49 win over visiting Skyline on Dec. 23 in a nonleague girls basketball game.

Photo by Neil Pierson/npierson@isspress.com
Skyline sophomore guard Jade Loville drives the baseline as Jackson’s Imari Clinton (13) and Megan Mattison (15) defend during the first half of Jackson’s 55-49 win over visiting Skyline on Dec. 23 in a nonleague girls basketball game.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW – 10:20 a.m., Dec. 24, 2015

After convincing victories over Redmond and Inglemoor to start the season, the Skyline girls basketball team was feeling awfully good about itself. Read more

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Issaquah finishes second in KingCo gymnastics meet

December 22, 2015

NEW — 12:15 p.m. Dec. 22, 2015

Issaquah racked up 150.8 points to take second place behind Bothell in a Class 4A KingCo Conference gymnastics meet, Dec. 17 at Issaquah High School.

Greg Farrar / gfarrar@isspress.com Stephanie Pau of Issaquah High School stands on the balance beam lining up her dismount during the Eagles’ simultaneous Dec. 17 meets against Eastlake and Inglemoor. Pau’s 8.7 on the beam was the highest score of any on her team on any apparatus, and part of her individual all-around third place score of 30.85 points.

Greg Farrar / gfarrar@isspress.com
Stephanie Pau of Issaquah High School stands on the balance beam lining up her dismount during the Eagles’ simultaneous Dec. 17 meets against Eastlake and Inglemoor. Pau’s 8.7 on the beam was the highest score of any on her team on any apparatus, and part of her individual all-around third place score of 30.85 points.

Bothell swept all four events — the vault, bars, beam and floor exercise — to win the meet with 159.95 points. Inglemoor was third at 121.1 and Eastlake was fourth at 118.9. Read more

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Skyline wrestlers sweep Inglemoor, Newport

December 22, 2015

NEW — 12:12 p.m. Dec. 22, 2015

The Skyline High School wrestling team won two matches last week against Class 4A KingCo Conference opponents, defeating Inglemoor on Dec. 15 and Newport on Dec. 17. Individual results are listed below.

Skyline 41, Inglemoor 33

145 pounds: Scott Huff (S) p. Antony Bautista, 1:24. 152: Jaron Jin (S) md. Jonathan Suciu, 11-2. 160: Raymond Kunold (S) d. Braden Dick, 7-2. 170: Adrian Abraham (S) p. Will Burris, 1:31. 182: Hyunsu Lee (I) d. Nicholas Beatty, 7-3 195: Luke Munro (I) won by forfeit. 220: Isaiah McAdory (I) won by forfeit. 285: Alex Rodriguez (I) p. Benjamin Kubicki, 1:09. 106: Kona Bertolino (S) won by forfeit. 113: Kenta Despe (S) md. Alejandro Ruiz, 11-0. 120: Cole Turner (S) won by forfeit. 126: Bailey Claudon (I) p. Steven Muhlestein, 1:38. 132: Paul Abboud (S) p. Michael Keating, 1:39. 138: Andy Pham (I) p. Jacob Gehrett, 1:58. Read more

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Patriots sweep Totems

December 21, 2015

NEW — 4:03 p.m. Dec. 21, 2015

When Liberty sports teams moved to Class 2A competition, it added an extra urgency to league contests against Sammamish.

Sammamish is the only other 2A school in the conference, meaning the Patriots and Totems must battle each other for the top seed into districts.

Both Liberty basketball teams took a big step toward earning that KingCo No. 1 seed into the postseason bi-district tournaments with home wins over Sammamish Dec. 18. Read more

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Issaquah girls fight through fatigue for unglamorous road win

December 17, 2015

NEW – 4:30 p.m., Dec. 17, 2015

Even young bodies need a significant amount of rest, and the Issaquah Eagles seemed to reach a breaking point playing their fourth game in eight nights. Read more

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Skyline boys basketball finds ways to win with new leadership

December 16, 2015

NEW – 5 p.m., Dec. 16, 2015

With a new coach and a roster full of players short on varsity experience, the Skyline Spartans are missing some key ingredients for success in Class 4A KingCo Conference boys basketball games. Read more

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