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The same La Nina snowfall that wreaked havoc on commuters last week in the greater Seattle area also got another group of people quite fired up. Winter sports enthusiasts have been coming out in droves for ski and snowboard tune-ups and are getting ready to
After graduating nearly a whole team's worth of seniors in the 2008-2009 season during the Mustangs' memorable fifth-place state run, the Redmond High boys' basketball team is ready to crash the big dance again.
Fifteen-year-old Alexis Drake, a Redmond resident and student at the International Community School in Kirkland, recently was named to the United States Archery Team in the Cadet division (17 and under).
Vinaya Kulkarni said she believes she has the program that will help grade-school age children gain confidence and competence in arithmetic. Kulkarni is the founder and head teacher of Abacus West, which started classes in February at campuses in Sammamish and Issaquah. Starting next January, she will start a program in Redmond.
A sobering sense of deja vu was apparent throughout The Overlake School girls’ soocer camp as the Owls fell just short of a 1A state title, losing 1-0 to Bush in the championship match Saturday afternoon at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup.
Elevation Exhibits, an award-winning firm that specializes in exhibit design, marketing and event planning around trade shows, has recently opened up shop in a new Redmond office located on 166th Avenue Northeast.
Heather Harper, a home-schooled senior who swims for Redmond High School, overcame last fall's season of heartbreak to achieve swimming glory at Saturday's Class 4A state swim and dive finals at King County Aquatics Center in Federal Way.
Both the Bear Creek School boys and girls soccer teams were knocked out from state tournament action last weekend during the first round of play. The Bear Creek girls lost in a shootout, 2-1, to Napavine at Centralia High School on Saturday afternoon, to close their year at a 9-5-3 record.
With a state trip at stake, The Overlake School boys' soccer team gave it their all, but came up short. The pivotal winner-to-state, loser-out 1A Emerald City League Championship game was the fourth meeting between the Cedar Park Christian Eagles of Bothell and the Overlake Owls this season.
Senior leaders paving the way for Grizzlies: Bear Creek boys polish off perfect season, head to District title game
The No. 1-ranked Bear Creek Grizzlies boys' soccer team finished out its regular season in style on Senior Night, defeating the winless Evergreen Lutheran Eagles in a 12-1 rout at home.
After graduating a slew of senior leaders last year, the Redmond High cross country teams have gotten an infusion of young talent in 2010. The Mustangs relied on some of their newcomers to place third in both the boys' and girls' varsity divisions of last Thursday's 4A Kingco Championships at Lincoln Park in Seattle.
Redmond Mayor John Marchione and former Major League baseball star John Olerud helped celebrate the giant strides of Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center, which held a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday afternoon at its future $11 million home on Northeast 106th Street in Redmond.
The going hasn’t been all that smooth for the 1A Emerald City League-leading Overlake boys’ soccer team this season, but the Owls are still finding ways to win. Playing against rival Bellevue Christian on Tuesday afternoon at Marymoor Park, the shorthanded Owls slammed home three first-half goals while shutting down the potent Viking offense in a 4-0 win, but the injury bug has bitten the Owls hard.
It was a tale of two seasons for the Redmond High School boys’ golf team at the two-day 4A Kingco District Tournament this week. Last year, the Mustangs struggled mightily at the event, pushing just one player — team captain Charlie Mroz — through to the state tournament. This year was a different story, as Redmond tore up a sun-drenched Snohomish Golf course on Tuesday, running away with the Kingco title by 13 shots over Eastlake, 366-379.
In a battle between two teams searching for their first win in 4A Kingco play, there was no doubt as to who would prevail as the Redmond Mustangs stifled the Garfield Bulldogs at home, 4-1. The game could have been more of a blowout as Redmond challenged Garfield goalkeeper Savannah Billedo for the entire 80 minutes of play by firing a total of 20 shots on goal.
Coming off a complete rout of Rainier Christian last Friday night, it may have been easy for the unbeaten Bear Creek School volleyball team to feel complacent against the Evergreen Lutheran Eagles at home on Tuesday.
It was a tale of two halves for The Overlake School girls' soccer team against Cedar Park Christian as the two teams squared off in an Emerald City League matchup at the Overlake School on Tuesday afternoon, with the Owls prevailing 4-2. Trailing 1-0 at halftime, the Owls' senior midfielder Emily Kelly led a second-half charge with three goals, including the eventual game-winner.
Entering his 20th year of coaching cross country at Redmond High, head coach Denis Villeneuve has seen his fair share of amazingly talented runners. Many of them have gone through the program in just the past few years, with Sarah Lord and Devin McMahon on the girls' side and runners like Aiden Irish, Mack Young and Will Young for the boys squad.
REDMOND HIGH SCHOOL - BOYSHead Coach: Denis Villeneuve, 20th yearLast Year: 11-2, 2nd place 4A Kingco, 1st place Districts, 7th place 4A state meet2010 turnout… Continue reading