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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

PREPS OF THE WEEK

DEREK EAGER

  • Jun 2, 2008

KL blanks KW, seals first-ever playoff berth

At the start of the school’s second decade, the Kentlake Falcons are making their first trip to the boys soccer playoffs.

  • Jun 2, 2008

ON DECK

TODAY

  • Jun 2, 2008

Crusaders roll past Budd Bay, claim state rugby title

Regardless of sport or gender, there hasn’t been a more successful team in the state the last several years than the Kent Crusaders girls rugby team.

  • Jun 2, 2008
After a rough first inning

Sophomore leads Falcons past Puyallup for SPSL crown ALL THE WRIGHT STUFF

Youth was served last Friday night at Kent Memorial Park.

  • Jun 2, 2008
After a rough first inning

ON THE SIDE

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

  • Jun 2, 2008

PREPS ON DECK

TODAY

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kentwood’s Devin St. Clair currently holds the state’s top time in the 200

SPSL SUB-DISTRICT TRACK MEET

• WHO — The top 16 competitors in each event, including the top six from the North and South Divisions, and the next four best… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kentwood’s Devin St. Clair currently holds the state’s top time in the 200

KW secures title; coach loses bet

Aaron Radford experienced an unusual sort of soccer triple crown last Friday night: a win, a loss, and a tie.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Tahoma secures third seed to playoffs

The hottest area team heading into the South Puget Sound League boys soccer playoffs is the same team that spent most of the season just trying to get into the playoffs.

  • Jun 2, 2008

SPSL North playoff race settled on fastpitch diamond

A week ago, the race for the South Puget Sound League North Division playoffs remained muddled.

  • Jun 2, 2008

PREPS OF THE WEEK

KYLE CONWELL

  • Jun 2, 2008

ON DECK

TODAY

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kentwood’s Conner Biggs goes high for a header in front of Tahoma’s Tyson Ellis during Saturday’s West Central playoff game at Bethel High.
Kentwood’s Conner Biggs goes high for a header in front of Tahoma’s Tyson Ellis during Saturday’s West Central playoff game at Bethel High.

Kentwood tandem delivers solid third-place showing

Kendall Bielinski and Kelsey Hurter were convinced they could be a solid doubles team.

  • Jun 2, 2008

PREPS ON DECK

TODAY

  • Jun 2, 2008

On the offensive: KL thumps Beamer, claims state berth

The Tahoma Bears didn’t start out exactly how they would’ve liked Saturday in the West Central District tournament at Tacoma’s Heidelberg Park.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kentlake third baseman Brooke Evans skids into second as Emerald Ridge shortstop Delsey Burgi drops the ball during a tie-breaking two-run rally Saturday at the Service Club Ballfields in Kent.

Local teams fall short at league tournament

All hail the South.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kentlake third baseman Brooke Evans skids into second as Emerald Ridge shortstop Delsey Burgi drops the ball during a tie-breaking two-run rally Saturday at the Service Club Ballfields in Kent.
Kentwood singles star Max Manthou took another step Wednesday toward repeating as state champ

Manthou in command

Catch him if you can

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kentwood singles star Max Manthou took another step Wednesday toward repeating as state champ