Sports

Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo

WIAA gives schools option to delay start of prep sports until December

An updated plan moves girls swimming to Season 3 and makes fall cross country an alternate season.

 

The Todd Beamer Titans football team in Federal Way during a 2019 summer practice. File photo

WIAA modifies prep sports calendar; football moved to spring

Washington’s high school athletics governing body announced its revised plans for the upcoming school year Tuesday evening (July 21), and football is moving to the… Continue reading

 

WIAA delays start dates for fall sports

Football practices to begin Sept. 5, all other sports planned for Sept. 7.

 

Emerald Downs changes opening day to June 24

Live racing to return at Auburn track but without fans

COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Emerald Downs

Emerald Downs announces revised 2020 stakes schedule

Racing starts June 22; first featured race Aug. 2

COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Emerald Downs

Emerald Downs to open for horse racing June 22

No fans initially at Auburn track; fans can wager from home

FILE PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

T-Birds issue ticket refunds, exchanges for cancelled games in Kent

17,000 tickets sold for three March contests at ShoWare Center

FILE PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

T-Birds select 13 players in Bantam Draft

Seattle trades goalie Roddy Ross to Regina for three draft picks

  • Apr 23, 2020

No-show season: WIAA announces cancellation of spring sports, activities

Due to the school closure extension, the cancellation includes all practices, competitions, tournaments and championships, WIAA says.

Emerald Downs still plans to have horse racing season in 2020

Horse training continues at Auburn racetrack

There’s still hope for spring sports, WIAA announces

Washington Interscholastic Activities Association making contingency plans for high school sports competitions after extension of stay home order.

T-Birds select Dauner, Mackie in Western Hockey League U.S. Prospects Draft

Dauner is a center from Fargo; Mackie is a defenseman from Anchorage

  • Mar 26, 2020
The WIAA announced Wednesday that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide shutdown ordered last week by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (WIAA photo)

WIAA still hoping to hold state championships in May

But if the school shutdown extends past April 24, those championships could be in jeopardy.

The WIAA announced Wednesday that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide shutdown ordered last week by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (WIAA photo)

Kentwood serves Hazen basketball a loss

The Kentwood High School varsity and junior varsity (JV) basketball teams went against Hazen High School on Monday, Jan. 20. The varsity team took the… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2020

Tahoma senior prepares to play for the Air Force

Senior Sam Petersen signs a letter-of-intent to join the U.S. Air Force Academy

  • Jan 2, 2020
Kentwood celebrates its state-clinching win over Glacier Peak. REPORTER PHOTO

Kentwood summits Glacier Peak, reaches 4A state playoffs

Church, ground game in second half power Conquerors to 41-31 victory

Kentwood celebrates its state-clinching win over Glacier Peak. REPORTER PHOTO

Hazen defeats Kentlake football

Hazen High School faced off against Kentlake High School on Thursday Oct. 10 at their home field. Hazen took home the ‘W’ with the final… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2019

Tahoma volleyball ranks No. 1 in the state

Submitted by Erinn Cassidy for the Kent-Covington Reporter. Tahoma Volley Ball won the Linda Sheridan Classic in Spokane for the second year in a row… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2019
Photos courtesy of Kurt Audett.

Bears storm the field at homecoming

The Tahoma Bears gave quite a performance during the team’s homecoming game on Friday, Oct. 4. Check out some of these action shots from Tahoma’s… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2019
Photos courtesy of Kurt Audett.

Fireworks bring extra oomph to homecoming

Fall brings some of the community’s favorite events, including high school homecoming. This year the Tahoma High School Homecoming game will be on the evening… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2019