Sports

Issaquah tennis fends off Mustangs, nets victory

Issaquah defeated Redmond at home, 7-2, last Thursday in a 4A Kingco tennis match.

  • Sep 15, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY AT A GLANCE

Redmond Mustangs

  • Sep 15, 2008
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Sarah Lord

The hunt for hardware

What started out as a competition has turned into a partnership for Redmond High cross country teammates Sarah Lord and Devin McMahon.

Sarah Lord
Maureen Cardwell won the 100 butterfly and 50 free state titles last fall. She is hoping to be the first Redmond swimmer to win back-to-back titles since 1997.

Redmond high school sports: Top 10 Things to watch this fall season

On paper, the Redmond football team looks as good as it’s been in years. They return an excellent QB and team leader in David Gilbertson, a line averaging 265 pounds, and receivers John Martino and Cameron Sandquist will run routes and be targets for Gilbertson’s strong arm.

Maureen Cardwell won the 100 butterfly and 50 free state titles last fall. She is hoping to be the first Redmond swimmer to win back-to-back titles since 1997.

Overlake girls soccer open season with win against Forest Ridge

The Overlake girls’ soccer team won its season opener against Forest Ridge last Tuesday by a score of 2-0 in a nonleague contest at Forest Ridge.

  • Sep 11, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Team co-captian Christina Nordin

Overlake soccer squads hope to continue success

Success on the soccer field has become a tradition at The Overlake School as both the girls’ and boys’ teams look to continue their dominance this fall.

Team co-captian Christina Nordin
Senior midfielder Michael Castle scored 15 goals and had 11 assists for Bear Creek last season.

BOYS SOCCER AT A GLANCE

• Head Coach: Bob Bristol, 13th season

  • Sep 8, 2008
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Senior midfielder Michael Castle scored 15 goals and had 11 assists for Bear Creek last season.
Junior forward Katie Woodman led the Mustangs with 12 goals last season.

GIRLS SOCCER AT A GLANCE

• Head Coach: Patrick Scheibe, 14th season

  • Sep 8, 2008
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Junior forward Katie Woodman led the Mustangs with 12 goals last season.
Senior Maureen Cardwell is seeking to become the first back-to-back state champion at Redmond High since 1997.

Inglemoor swimmer Maureen Cardwell targets 4A medals despite injury

Maureen Cardwell, a talented, thrill-seeking swimmer from Redmond High School, hopes to strike more gold this fall. Cardwell, who is battling shoulder injuries, hopes to overcome her pain and pin down another pair of Class 4A state gold medals.

Senior Maureen Cardwell is seeking to become the first back-to-back state champion at Redmond High since 1997.
REDMOND SWIMMING           AT A GLANCE

REDMOND SWIMMING AT A GLANCE

• Coach: Julie Barashkoff, 5th year

  • Sep 4, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
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
  • BY Wire Service
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
  • BY Wire Service
Susan Haviland
Rachel Rosen

RHS VOLLEYBALL AT A GLANCE

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

  • Sep 1, 2008
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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
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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
  • BY Wire Service
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
  • BY Wire Service