Sports

Jerad Casper

Casper, Tahoma heat up

Tahoma baseball coach Russ Hayden heard the story.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Jerad Casper

Getting defensive: Kentwood blanks FWay

When the boys soccer season started, the Kentwood Conquerors were considered just one of the teams in the chase.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Brandon Cinkovich

PREPS OF THE WEEK

PREPS OF THE WEEK

  • Jun 2, 2008
Brandon Cinkovich
Trainer Doris Harwood set an Emerald Downs record last year with 12 stakes wins and took Smarty Deb to the Breeders’ Cup in October. Harwood

DREAM-MAKER DORIS

Coming off an unforgettable record-breaking season, Doris Harwood refuses to bask in the splendid spotlight.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Trainer Doris Harwood set an Emerald Downs record last year with 12 stakes wins and took Smarty Deb to the Breeders’ Cup in October. Harwood

DOWNS LOWDOWN

Schedule – 91-day meeting begins Friday and concludes Sunday, Sept. 28.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kentwood second baseman Travis Long (left) tries to block Tahoma’s Kyle Conwell from stealing second base during the third inning of Tuesday’s game. Conwell was safe on the play and scored moments later on a double by Zach Aaker.

Streaking Tahoma blasts KW

Tahoma’s Thomas Hammett thought his coach was joking.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kentwood second baseman Travis Long (left) tries to block Tahoma’s Kyle Conwell from stealing second base during the third inning of Tuesday’s game. Conwell was safe on the play and scored moments later on a double by Zach Aaker.
Kelly Lehigh’s consistency on Tahoma’s tennis court this season has helped ber blossom into one of the area’s top players.

Surprising Tahoma making noise on North tennis court

When the girls tennis season started a month ago, the Tahoma Bears barely registered even a blip on the radar screen of most coaches.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kelly Lehigh’s consistency on Tahoma’s tennis court this season has helped ber blossom into one of the area’s top players.

PREPS OF THE WEEK

BREANNE BILBREY

  • Jun 2, 2008

Shreve, Lucas lead way for Conks in win over Tahoma

The Kentwood fastpitch team needed a bounce-back win Tuesday afternoon.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Tahoma hangs on, blanks KR 1-0

For the boys on the Tahoma High soccer team, it’s not so much a matter of wanting to turn back the clock.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Harris, Duggan help KL remain perfect

Felecia Harris showed that she’s just as deadly with her powerful bat as she is with her golden right arm.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Tahoma junior Savannah Johnson enjoyed quite an afternoon on Thursday

Tahoma, Johnson keep streak alive, fend off Jefferson GOLDEN DAY FOR BEARS

The early calculations didn’t add up.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Tahoma junior Savannah Johnson enjoyed quite an afternoon on Thursday

ON THE SIDE

‘On the side’ is a mid-week glance at the week’s top ticket, streaks, numbers and miscellaneous sports rumblings involving Covington and Maple Valley.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kentwood product Ryan Conwell (No. 99 at left) pulls down a Central Washington ballcarrier while former Kentlake star Shane Simmons (No. 9 far right) swoops in to help finish the play. Simmons

WAITING FOR THE CALL

The wait is nearly over for Shane Simmons.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kentwood product Ryan Conwell (No. 99 at left) pulls down a Central Washington ballcarrier while former Kentlake star Shane Simmons (No. 9 far right) swoops in to help finish the play. Simmons

Tahoma hangs on, stops KL 9-8 in eight innings

Chris Marangon heard the talk.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kentwood’s Michael Fuller (right) battles a Thomas Jefferson defender for a header during Tuesday night’s showdown between the South Puget Sound League North’s Division’s top teams.

Biggs, Kentwood upend Jefferson

They’d been waiting for this match-up all season. Matter of fact, the Kentwood Conquerors even waited almost an extra month for it.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kentwood’s Michael Fuller (right) battles a Thomas Jefferson defender for a header during Tuesday night’s showdown between the South Puget Sound League North’s Division’s top teams.

ON DECK

TODAY

  • Jun 2, 2008

Four athletes in four different sports at Kentwood Hig

Four athletes in four different sports at Kentwood High have signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college.

  • Jun 2, 2008

KL, Tahoma fit to be tied

Sometimes, things have a way of falling into place no matter how muddled they seem.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kentwood pitcher Kirsten Shreve struggled with her command Tuesday

Kentlake drops first league game since 2006; KR-KW split Wild finish livens the playoff chase

The race for the South Puget Sound League North Division fastpitch playoffs turned into a battle of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde for Kentlake, Kentwood and Kentridge on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kentwood pitcher Kirsten Shreve struggled with her command Tuesday