The Vashon High School Pirates came away from the league championships for cross country with wins in two separate sports: The girls’ team won the Nisqually League Championship, placing five scoring runners in the top eight finishers for a score of 29. In the second sport, Pirates Mason Carter and Selena Mildon won the post-race pie eating contest during the welcome good weather for the day that was sandwiched between days of downpours and windstorms.
Vashon’s Master and Junior crews made their first appearance in this regatta competing in 16 events and as has been the pattern for this fall performed exceptionally well returning with 9 first place finishes.
The highly anticipated match-up between the Vashon Pirates’ and Nisqually League powerhouse Cascade Christian took place last Friday in an ark-worthy deluge on the Pirates home field. A sparse Homecoming crowd saw the Pirates lose the game by a final score of 56-16.
The Vashon High School girls’ soccer team played two hard-fought matches last week in its final week of Nisqually League play.
At parent-teacher conferences last week, both of our twins’ teachers mentioned that there are a lot of new families on Vashon this year. In each class, they’ve got four or five new kids. Parents looking for a safe place to raise their children might be drawn to Vashon for the same reasons we’re here — good schools, strong community. And it helps if you like to ride boats.
The Vashon boys’ tennis team wrapped up its regular season last Friday with the league tournament at Charles Wright Academy. Vashon sent two doubles teams and two singles players to the tournament, and they all advanced to the district tournament to be held this Thursday and Friday at the Lakewood Racquet Club in Tacoma.
The 50th anniversary of the largest rowing regatta in the world, the Head of the Charles, Vashon’s junior, masters and recent alumni crew members posted best-ever results.
The first and last drives of the game were impeccable. It was everything in between that was a struggle for the Vashon football team last week.
The VHS boys’ tennis season is winding down and was marked by improved play and match results.
How can a team be down two of its top cross country runners and still win a meet? It can happen when a team has a deep bench
The American Lake Regatta last weekend presented good rowing conditions to participants from 30 area clubs in more than 50 events.
The second meeting of two Nisqually League rivals resulted in a disappointing loss for the Vashon football team last Friday.
The Vashon Pirates girls soccer team continued to notch impressive matches this month, splitting two home games last week and boosting their season record to an impressive 6-2 while holding on to second place in the Nisqually League.
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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