On Thursday, Oct. 13, the Vashon Island High School girls' soccer team took the field against Seattle Christian at home. Clad in their pink uniforms, they looked ready to beat Seattle Christian and support breast cancer awareness.
Vashon Island's harriers successfully competed as a team on their home course Tuesday, Oct. 4, before heading off to a stormy invitational north of Marysville on Saturday.
The Vashon Pirates suffered their worst loss of the 2016 season in a match last Saturday night in Sumner against the Cascade Christian Cougars of Puyallup, by a score of 82-6.
The Vashon High School girls' soccer team has played several games in recent weeks, with mixed results.
The losing streak continues for the Vashon High School Pirates. The team fell to the Coupeville High School Wolves in Coupeville last Friday, 63-32. Vashon is now 0-5 for the season.
Imagine a race where you miss winning silver by three-tenths of a second and can't actually see your closest competitor. That is the beauty and the maddening nature of a head race, and exactly what the Vashon Island Rowing Club's (VIRC) junior women's quad had to contend with at this year's Tail of the Lake Regatta on Lake Union last Sunday. They finished with a bronze medal in their race along the 4,000-meter course.
The first league football match of 2016 resulted in a loss for the VHS Pirates, who fell at home to the Eagles of Klahowya High School: 35-14. Vashon is now 0-4 for the season.
The Vashon High School girls' soccer team accumulated a loss and a win last week, bringing its season record to 4-1-2 so far.
Last Saturday saw the Vashon High School Pirates cross-country teams travel to King's High School in Shoreline for an invitational consisting of 12 teams. This was the Pirate harriers' fourth event of the year in preparation for Tuesday's home meet.
Vashon took the worst pounding of its early season last Friday when the Pirates played a non-league game against the Mount Douglas Rams from Victoria, B.C., losing at home 49-12.
The first home game for the Vashon High School girls' soccer team was an intense matchup against Everett High School on Tuesday, Sept. 13.
The Vashon Island High School soccer team started out its 2016-17 season with a strong and convincing win against the Crosspoint Warriors on Tuesday, Sept. 6.
Despite a very strong start, the Pirates lost their first home game of the VHS 2016 football season, beaten by the Cedar Park Christian Eagles in a non-league match, 34-24. The Vashon squad is now 0-2 for the year.
The 2016 VHS football season had a rough start with Friday's away game in Forks. The Pirates fought hard with a light squad, but lost to the Spartans on a new artificial turf field, losing 42-26 in the non-league match.
If you've been going through sports withdrawal since the Olympics ended, don't despair: Vashon wrestlers have had a busy summer — from hosting an Olympian camp on the island to Duals invites, Nationals and even a wedding, the team's plate has been full.
*Editor's Note: This story is the second in a series that will profile unique people and groups participating in the Passport to Pain ride this September.
*Editor's Note: This story is the first in a series leading up to the Passport to Pain event in September that will profile unique people and groups in the ride.
Members of the Vashon Rock Riders 4-H Club acquitted themselves well at the King County Fair in Enumclaw, coming home with a myriad of blue ribbons.
A Sooner, a Lady Volunteer and a Hurricane walk into a regatta … and unlike any joke that you might be tempted to make, this scenario saw three poised and focused young women skillfully representing the Vashon Island Rowing Club recently on an international stage.
While our country's best rowers are competing on a somewhat windy lake in Rio, our local Vashon crews had their own summer regatta over at Green Lake in Seattle this past Saturday, and for the most part, if the rowing wasn't quite as fast, there was still plenty of competition and good results for island crews.