The Oregon Association of Rowers hosted its 20th Annual Covered Bridge Regatta, whose starting line is a few yards west of the stately, century-old Lowell covered bridge from which the regatta derives its name.
The Pirates got a break from the rain as they took the long road trip to Chimacum to play the Cowboys on a sunny day last week and won the game, 19-5.
The Seattle band Cordaviva will bring its Afro-beat to the Bike with a concert at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
This past week the fastpitch softball team played two road games in Bellevue. The Pirates won their first game, 16-4, against Bellevue Christian, but fell to Cedar Park Christian, 4-1.
The Vashon Valkyries lacrosse team recently completed three games at home, winning them all handily, with scores of 14-9, 19-0 and 12-6. The team has yet to be defeated after seven games.
The Pirates lost 5-4 in eight innings last week, despite out hitting Bellevue 9 to 8.
For the second year in a row, Vashon crews were invited to participate in the Husky Open at the Montlake Cut between Lake Washington and Lake Union.
More than 150 junior rowers from Bainbridge Island, Olympia and Vashon arrived at the Jensen Point boathouse at dawn on Sunday for the fifth annual Saltwater Scrimmage.
Last week marked the beginning of the Vashon High School girls fastpitch season. Every new high school season brings a lot of excitement and mystery, with the development of veteran players and the young talent that comes up every year. This season started a little rocky for the Pirates, who dropped their first two games, 11-1 to Seattle Christian, then 8-4 to Eatonville.
The Vashon High School baseball team began the 2014 season with a three-inning jamboree in Orting and a non-league game with Fife, coming out of the jamboree with a tie and a win, only to drop 1-9 to Fife with few hits and a struggling pitching staff
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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