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If there was any doubt about who deserves the Sea-Tac 2B Most Valuable Player Award, Bear Creek junior guard Jamie Meyer may have just settled the discussion once and for all. The shooting phenom poured in 28 points during the Grizzlies’ 55-43 win in the league championship game over Tacoma Baptist at Chief Leschi school in Puyallup Monday night. It was the Grizzlies’ second straight Sea-Tac 2B title.
With its top scorer still sidelined with an injury, the Overlake boys’ basketball team fell to Cedar Park Christian 52-45, in a first-round, loser-out 1A Emerald City League playoff game Tuesday night.
Three-time WNBA MVP Sheryl Swoopes watches students practice their skills during the First Annual Sheryl Swoopes Basketball Clinic at The Overlake School earlier this week.… Continue reading
It was do-or-die for the Redmond girls’ basketball team last Friday night. After a tough 58-50 loss to Skyline on Wednesday night dropped Redmond from sixth to eighth in the 4A Kingco standings, the Mustangs faced a must-win situation against arch rival Eastlake.
In a weekend filled with great storylines, three of the six Redmond wrestlers who competed at last weekend's regional competitions achieved their goals of making it to this weekend's Mat Classic XXI at the Tacoma Dome.
The Redmond boys’ swimming and diving team put together a strong fourth-place performance at Saturday’s Sea-King District championships at Juanita High School in Kirkland, finishing with 157 points.
You can’t miss it. The big yellow sign held up at every Overlake boys’ basketball game that says “No. 24 Danny Poplawski for MVP.” The hot-shooting senior forward gave the home crowd plenty of reasons to cheer Tuesday night as he scored 23 points, including five straight 3-pointers, to lead the Owls past Emerald City League rival Cedar Park Christian School, 54-50.
The Overlake girls’ basketball overcame a rough start to finish off Cedar Park Christian, 45-43, in a 1A Emerald City League contest on Tuesday.
For the first three quarters, Friday night’s 4A Kingco boys’ basketball matchup between the visiting Garfield Bulldogs and the Redmond Mustangs at Reiger Gymnasium was like any other heated league rivalry.
Lady Stangs hold on against Bulldogs It was a fight to the finish, but the Mustangs held on to a slim fourth-quarter lead in front of a packed house at Redmond's Reiger Gymnasium and beat Garfield 56-50 for their third-straight win.
Led by another strong performance by senior forward Justin Alexander the visiting Redmond boys’ basketball team beat Ballard, 49-43, in a 4A Kingco contest Tuesday night.
Her team hadn’t lost a game in nearly one month. But Sara Wilcox, Overlake’s first-year head girls’ coach, knew they were in for a battle against Bellevue Christian, the squad that handed the Owls their most recent defeat back on Jan. 13. Unfortunately, the Vikings arrived for combat with far superior weapons and armor, handily defeating the Owls 66-36 in their 1A Emerald City League matchup on Tuesday night in Bellevue and snapping Overlake’s eight-game winning streak.
David Gilbertson, who earned second-team 4A Kingco honors during his senior season as the starting quarterback for the Redmond Mustangs football team, announced that he will walk on to play at Washington State University this fall.
The Bear Creek School's head basketball coach Scott Moe knows he has kids who can shoot the basketball. On Friday during his team's Sea-Tac 2B league matchup against Seattle Lutheran, he called for the three-point shot early and often, as the Grizzlies used the long ball and stellar defense to pull out a 44-33 victory over the Saints.
In its most challenging test of the season, the Redmond boys basketball team pushed fourth-ranked Garfield to double overtime before falling short, 67-66, in a 4A Kingco showodwn at Garfield High last Saturday night.
After losing to the Newport Knights 59-55 in a 4A Kingco matchup on Friday night, the Redmond girls' basketball team bounced back Saturday night with a 52-44 win against Garfield.
Overlake girls grind out seventh straight win
Offensively, the Redmond Mustangs' boys basketball team did not play the first three quarters of Tuesday night's home 4A Kingco matchup against the Roosevelt Roughriders like a team riding a six-game winning streak. But when the whistle sounded to begin the fourth quarter, a revived Mustang team stepped onto the court at Reiger gymnasium, setting up a wild and frantic finish. In the end, Redmond could not bounce back from their sluggish start and the Roughriders converted clutch free throws down the stretch to seal a 54-51 win.
Local World Cup and two-time Olympic downhill skier Scott Macartney returned home to Kirkland Jan. 26 after an injury knocked him out of competitive racing for the second straight year.
The Overlake girls basketball team went on the road and continued their winning ways against a shorthanded Forest Ridge School in 1A Emerald City contest Friday night, claiming their fourth straight victory with a 46-24 blowout of the Ravens.