Andy Nystrom

Redmond High gymnasts are improving every step of the way

While Redmond High’s six gymnasts may not have strength in numbers, they’re powering through their schedule with grit, smiles and determination. “We’re having fun and… Continue reading

Plenty of pins and wins for Redmond High wrestlers

Stay calm and focused and good things will happen. That’s what works for Redmond High senior wrestler Nick Kaneko, and it’s paid off big time… Continue reading

MAPS representative, elected officials speak out against hate at rally in Seattle

Emotions flowed as speakers let their powerful words ring out against hate Monday morning in a packed Fisher Pavilion auditorium at Seattle Center. Several hundred… Continue reading

Standing strong in the face of hate | Editor’s Notebook

I became sick to my stomach when I heard that the sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) in Redmond was vandalized again… Continue reading

Mercer Island defeats Redmond, 52-44 | Girls Basketball

Redmond High’s girls lost their first 3A KingCo basketball game of the season, 52-44 to Mercer Island High, on Wednesday night. Mercer Island (3-0 league,… Continue reading

Mercer Island beats Redmond in double-overtime thriller | Boys Basketball

Mercer Island’s Rainer McDonald drilled a 3-pointer in the waning seconds of double overtime to defeat Redmond, 71-68, on Tuesday night in a 3A KingCo… Continue reading

Mamon steps down as head coach of Redmond High softball squad; Mitchell takes the reins

After six successful seasons at the helm of the Redmond High softball team, Paris Mamon is stepping down to spend more time with his family.… Continue reading

We need to connect with each other, provide support | Editor’s Notebook

We need to talk to each other and gather peacefully to discuss what’s on our minds these days. It could be about the election or… Continue reading

Huge tree falls onto Northeast 124th Street in Redmond; no vehicles involved

A mammoth maple tree, approximately 60 feet tall, fell onto Northeast 124th Street near Woodinville-Redmond Road Northeast, covering both lanes, this morning. No vehicles were… Continue reading

Redmond High boys and girls are primed to battle 3A KingCo opponents | Prep Basketball Preview

And the prep basketball season tips into action. Redmond High’s boys team has an array of guys who can score and the Mustangs are brimming… Continue reading

Overlake nets first state girls soccer title in school history

Overlake coach Sally Goodspeed has been telling her players to embrace their success and enjoy the ride through the 1A state girls soccer tournament. The… Continue reading

Hundreds gather for Hill memorial in Redmond

Hundreds of people gathered at the St. Jude Parish church in Redmond last Friday afternoon for Sen. Andy Hill’s memorial funeral mass. The overflow crowd… Continue reading

Redmond girls notch fourth at state cross country meet; Bear Creek’s Markezich takes sixth

Runners from Redmond High, Overlake and Bear Creek were all over the Sun Willows Golf Course last Saturday. Redmond High’s girls notched fourth and the… Continue reading

Redmond High’s Marshall and Petit are headed to Gordon, Dartmouth

Monet Marshall and Elise Petit displayed their talent on strong Redmond High soccer and volleyball squads, respectively, this fall. They’re proud of their teams’ accomplishments… Continue reading

District 45 and 48 incumbents lead in early general election results

Early results for Tuesday’s general election show 45th and 48th Legislative District incumbents leading the way. The latest results were posted on Wednesday on the… Continue reading

Overlake downs Klahowya, 3-0, in 1A girls state soccer playoffs

Overlake’s girls soccer team defeated Klahowya, 3-0, in the first round of the 1A state playoffs on Tuesday night at Interlake High. Jaquelin Nordhoff struck… Continue reading

Redmond’s Medvinsky ranked first in her weight class

Washington USA Wrestling has included Redmond High senior Nadia Medvinsky on its top-15 female grapplers list in their respective weight classes heading into this season.… Continue reading

Sen. Andy Hill dies after battle with lung cancer

Whether he was coaching youth soccer, chairing committees, writing budgets or speaking with constituents, Andy Hill made a difference, friends and colleagues say. State Sen.… Continue reading

Overlake girls soccer squad is undefeated, set for state

Overlake’s girls soccer team hasn’t lost a match yet this season and the Owls have already qualified for the 1A state tournament. The 16-0 squad… Continue reading

Redmond, Bear Creek and Overlake runners qualify for state

For the first time in five years, Redmond High will send its boys and girls cross country teams together to state. The girls placed third… Continue reading