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MIGHTY MUSTANGS

After finishing runnerup to perennial 4A powerhouse Kamiak last spring, Redmond girls’ golf head coach Jake Crowley and his team came to Sudden Valley Golf Club in Bellingham determined to trade in their bridesmaid status for a state title.

  • May 30, 2008
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Peters powers Overlake to 1A golf crown

Led by a stellar performance from Overlake senior Alyson Peters, the Owls captured the 1A state golf title at North Bellingham Golf Course at the two-day tournament Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • May 30, 2008

Overlake’s Goncharenko, Wilkes each finish second

Overlake had a pair of talented singles players finished second at last weekend’s Class 1A state tennis tournament at the Yakima Tennis Center.

  • May 28, 2008

Overlake’s strong postseason run comes to end in state quarterfinals

The Overlake School’s miraculous boys soccer season came to an end in the Class 1A state quarterfinals in a 2-1 loss to King’s High at Woosely Stadium on Friday.

  • May 21, 2008
Redmond’s Will Luce pitches during the first inning of the 4A Kingco championship game against Bothell at Woodinville last Thursday. Bothell won the game 7-5. The second-ranked Mustangs play either No. 1 Richland or No. 3 University of Spokane in their state opener on Saturday in Spokane.

Redmond’s tough road

Redmond’s road to Safeco Field just got a whole lot tougher.

  • May 14, 2008
Redmond’s Will Luce pitches during the first inning of the 4A Kingco championship game against Bothell at Woodinville last Thursday. Bothell won the game 7-5. The second-ranked Mustangs play either No. 1 Richland or No. 3 University of Spokane in their state opener on Saturday in Spokane.
Redmond’s Matt Kimmel celebrates with Landon Morris (No. 21) and Justin Kopak (No. 8) after scoring a run during the Mustangs’ 8-3 playoff win against Lake Washington last Tuesday at Woodinville High. Second-ranked Redmond earned a second straight state berth with the win.

‘Stangs snag state berth

Last year, Redmond teetered on the brink of elimination throughout the playoffs, winning three consecutive loser-out games to reach the Class 4A state baseball playoffs for the first time since 2000.

  • May 10, 2008
Redmond’s Matt Kimmel celebrates with Landon Morris (No. 21) and Justin Kopak (No. 8) after scoring a run during the Mustangs’ 8-3 playoff win against Lake Washington last Tuesday at Woodinville High. Second-ranked Redmond earned a second straight state berth with the win.

‘Stangs take No. 5 seed into 4A Kingco tourney

The Redmond softball team will play Tuesday at 4 p.m. as the fifth seed in the eight-team 4A Kingco softball tournament at fourth-seeded Juanita.

  • May 10, 2008
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Gallagher’s hat trick lifts Mustangs

Danny Gallagher scored two goals in the first six minutes and wound up with his first hat trick of the season as Redmond defeated Roosevelt 4-0 in a 4A Kingco boys soccer game on Tuesday.

  • Apr 24, 2008
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Senior Justine Bakker is a two-time 4A Kingco honorable mention performer

MAKIN’ SOME NOISE

The 4A Kingco softball league offers end of the season awards, like Most Valuable Player, Coach of the Year and a team sportsmanship award.

  • Apr 24, 2008
Senior Justine Bakker is a two-time 4A Kingco honorable mention performer
Lake Washington’s Blake Lively (No. 6) chases Redmond’s Tim Wilson down between second and third base during the game at Hartman Park.  Wilson was out on the play

Herman delivers as Mustangs beat rival Lake Washington Redmond’s unsung hero

At 5-foot-9-inches and 150 pounds, Scott Herman is the smallest player on the Redmond baseball team. He is a middle relief pitcher who doesn’t get many starts or many saves. At the plate, he hits toward the bottom of the lineup and few — if any — pitchers will ever pitch around him.

  • Apr 23, 2008
Lake Washington’s Blake Lively (No. 6) chases Redmond’s Tim Wilson down between second and third base during the game at Hartman Park.  Wilson was out on the play
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  • Apr 12, 2008
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LW’s Nicole Spangler slides home safely for her first home run of the season in front of Justine Bakker’s tag. Behind Spangler’s four RBIs

Streaking Kangs sting ‘Stangs SPORTS

It would have been easy to dismiss Mike De Aguiar’s preseason optimism as unjustified coach rhetoric after his Lake Washington Kangaroos went 8-12 last spring and returned just one senior.

  • Apr 12, 2008
LW’s Nicole Spangler slides home safely for her first home run of the season in front of Justine Bakker’s tag. Behind Spangler’s four RBIs
Redmond starting pitcher Mac Acker was effective early against Garfield on Wednesday before the Mustangs gave up three runs in the third inning as the Bulldogs dealt the top-ranked Mustangs their first loss of the season

No. 1 ‘Stangs suffer first loss

Garfield stuns Redmond, 5-3

  • Apr 6, 2008
Redmond starting pitcher Mac Acker was effective early against Garfield on Wednesday before the Mustangs gave up three runs in the third inning as the Bulldogs dealt the top-ranked Mustangs their first loss of the season