Sports

REDMOND SWIMMING           AT A GLANCE

REDMOND SWIMMING AT A GLANCE

• Coach: Julie Barashkoff, 5th year

  • Sep 4, 2008
REDMOND SWIMMING           AT A GLANCE
Redmond volleyball player Lindsey Elliason is a strong

Redmond volleyball coach Ross Johnson returns after one-year absence

After Ross Johnson’s last game as head coach of the Redmond volleyball team in 2006, the Mustangs had just completed a dream season.

Redmond volleyball player Lindsey Elliason is a strong

VOLLEYBALL AT A GLANCE

• Head coach: Luke Trier, 1st year

  • Sep 1, 2008
Susan Haviland

Overlake coach to join Lacrosse Hall of Fame

The Overlake School girls’ lacrosse coach Susan Haviland, 41, has been selected for 2008 induction into the Washington State Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

  • Sep 1, 2008
Susan Haviland
Rachel Rosen

RHS VOLLEYBALL AT A GLANCE

• Head Coach: Ross Johnson, eighth season (1999-2006, 2008)

  • Sep 1, 2008
Rachel Rosen
Senior quarterback David Gilbertson will trigger the Mustangs’ offense this fall. Last season

Redmond Mustangs look to break from ho-hum reputation | HS Football

In recent years playing in the ultra-competitive 4A Kingco Conference, Redmond football has been a middle-of-the-road team.

Senior quarterback David Gilbertson will trigger the Mustangs’ offense this fall. Last season

REDMOND FOOTBALL AT A GLANCE

• Head Coach: Mike Pluschke, 5th season

  • Aug 28, 2008
From right

Redmond’s Penitsch family comes together on softball diamond

It is said the family that plays together stays together, but the Penitschs of Redmond take that adage to a whole new level.

From right

Trilogy to host charity golf tournament

The 12th annual KIRO 7 Kids’ Classic golf tournament will be held Thursday, Sept. 4 at Trilogy Golf Club at Redmond Ridge. Last year’s record-setting event raised $131,000 for children and families served by Children’s Home Society of Washington (CHSW).

  • Aug 25, 2008
Joe Capponi watches his ball roll down the lane while bowling with family members at Tech City Bowl earlier this week.

Why bowling is a sport

There’s an old saying among casual bowlers — that it’s one of the few activities where the more you drink, the more proficient you become. And if you’ve seen movies like “Kingpin” and “The Big Lebowski,” which do nothing more than make a mockery of the game, you’d be hard-pressed to call bowling a “sport.”

Joe Capponi watches his ball roll down the lane while bowling with family members at Tech City Bowl earlier this week.

Baldessari beats the heat, field at triathlon

Above average temperatures greeted the 521 athletes who gathered at the 15th annual Beaver Lake Triathlon Saturday morning — the largest turnout since 2005, when 570 took to the course.

  • Aug 21, 2008

Baldessari beats the heat, field at triathlon

Above average temperatures greeted the 521 athletes who gathered at the 15th annual Beaver Lake Triathlon Saturday morning — the largest turnout since 2005, when 570 took to the course.

  • Aug 21, 2008
Will Sanger

Bear Creek grad Will Sanger balances books and basketball at D-I Tulsa

When you hear about high school basketball players walking on to prominent Division I basketball teams, most of the time they come from established high school programs that compete at the Class 3A or 4A level.

Will Sanger
Dani Faist

Camaraderie trumps winning at Junior Softball World Series

Officially, the Junior Softball World Series ended with just one winner — the West. With a 10-4 win over Latin America on August 16, the West team, Pusch Ridge Little League of Oro Valley, Ariz., took the title.

  • Aug 18, 2008
Dani Faist
With a little help from Coach Taryn Joyce-Mendive

Great Play gym offers unique experience for kids

While the idea of a new children’s gym opening up in Redmond may not turn too many heads, the concept behind the city’s newest “gym,” Great Play, is unique and extraordinary.

With a little help from Coach Taryn Joyce-Mendive
Ron Cole

Ron ‘Tiger’ Cole aims for world wrestling title in Russia

In Ron “Tiger” Cole’s high school yearbook, he wrote, “I can’t wait to go to the World Championships and wrestle a Russian in Russia.”

Ron Cole
Redmond’s Cara Linnenkohl placed second in the single sculls event at last month’s World Rowing Junior Championships in Austria. She was the highest-placing U.S. junior woman in the history of the World Rowing Championships.

Redmond’s Linnenkohl shines with silver at World Rowing Junior Championships

Redmond’s Cara Linnenkohl is living proof that hard work and dedication to a sport will pay off in the long run.

Redmond’s Cara Linnenkohl placed second in the single sculls event at last month’s World Rowing Junior Championships in Austria. She was the highest-placing U.S. junior woman in the history of the World Rowing Championships.
Asha Behrman grabs a soccer ball from the net during an Arena Sports Lil’ Kickers

Redmond’s Arena Sports keeps sports going year round

Soccer players from the Pacific Northwest know that it’s quite difficult to enjoy their sport outdoors year-round. That’s where Arena Sports comes in. Founded in 1995, Arena Sports is a national leader in indoor sports facilities, whose main goal is to enhance the quality of life in local communities by providing fun and safe sports for people of all ages.

Asha Behrman grabs a soccer ball from the net during an Arena Sports Lil’ Kickers
Seahawks wide receiver Bobby Engram sits with his daughter Bobbi

Engram’s fight to find a cure

Fast. Tough. Reliable.

  • Aug 2, 2008
Seahawks wide receiver Bobby Engram sits with his daughter Bobbi
Emily Reyer got involved with baton twirling through an after-school class at the Redmond Parks and Recreation Department.

Sammamish teen Reyer twirls her way to the top

There are some who argue the validity of baton twirling as a sport. Emily Reyer is quick to tell them it’s not only a sport, but one of the toughest out there. “One of my friends got a couple of concussions, and that’s not rare,” she said. “I’ve seen a girl who did a higher spin trick and it came down on her eyebrow and she had to get stitches on her eyelid.”

  • Jul 24, 2008
Emily Reyer got involved with baton twirling through an after-school class at the Redmond Parks and Recreation Department.