The Vashon high school boys’ lacrosse team, the Vultures, opened its season with an overtime victory against Division I Bellarmine Prep, 13-12.
ashon High School boys’ soccer season officially got underway last week. The varsity players arrived at the first match, at Eatonville High School, late due to a longer than expected travel time.
After a stellar start to practices with two straight weeks of fair weather, the Vashon Pirates baseball team fell victim to Mother Nature’s whims last week.
The Vashon High School track and field team set sail on its inaugural meet of the season last Thursday at Charles Wright Academy.
“Beware the Ides of March” proved to be a fateful message to Julius Caesar over 2,000 years ago and was no less an apt warning for this past Sunday. There are those that believe in a karmic bank account as far as weather goes, with nice days being withdrawals to be paid back in full (and with interest) on days like Sunday, where the rain poured down, the wind whipped and junior rowers from Bainbridge and Vashon joined host Olympia in a contest of shivering and teeth chattering, comprising this year’s Saltwater Scrimmage.
Eight wrestlers from Vashon competed in the South Sound Scuffle, a freestyle and Greco Roman wrestling tournament at Mount Tahoma High School on Saturday, and several returned with medals. There were 650 participants on the freestyle side and 400 in Greco.
The opening event on the calendar for each spring crew season is the masters-juniors scrimmage, and Saturday’s beautiful conditions were ideal for some spirited rowing.
he 2014-2015 basketball season has come to an end, and the Vashon Pirate boys took fifth place at the “Hardwood Classic” 1A state tournament at the Yakima Sun Dome last weekend.
Photos from Daily Herald/Sound Publishing photographers Kevin Clark and Genna Martin.
Vashon’s Seals Swim Team learned about water polo to cap off a tough but successful summer swim season that ended two weeks ago. The upper-level swimmers learned water polo from Jennie Darling, a former member of the nationally ranked San Jose State University water polo team.
The Vashon Wrestlers went 10-1 at the Oregon State Team Wrestling Camp July 7 to 10, placing fifth out of 36 teams from Washington, Oregon and California.
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