Sports

Pride, perspective after world rowing competition

“I feel proud of everyone that competed … and for what we were able to throw down on the course.”

 

High school juniors complete bike race as one-day finishers

Pair took on a 206-mile course that draws around 8,000 riders each year.

  • Jul 31, 2019

 

Burby race continues to draw old and new crowd

Event has helped support Vashon Island High School athletic programs for decades.

 

Artful skateboards will support skaters, new park

Fundraiser to support construction of additional features at Burton Adventure Recreation Park.

  • Jul 18, 2019

Hydroplane tradition sees old, new racers on water

From shore, veteran racer Roger Stanley watched the annual Fourth of July hydro run around Vashon.

  • Jul 17, 2019

Rowers achieve world-renowned success

Island athletes headed for World Rowing Junior Championships this summer.

  • Jul 11, 2019

Registration open for Bill Burby Inspirational Fun Run

“It really is a community tradition. That’s what I see it as.”

Vashon Island Soccer Club draws in adults, fans

Members wanted to create a space to enjoy playing futsal without worrying about skills, experience.

  • Jul 3, 2019

VIRC brings home medals and memories

Rowing club enjoyed a successful weekend on a cool and cloud-spackled Vancouver Lake.

  • Jun 26, 2019

Rowing with juniors helps me stay young at heart

In what other sport will you find both 9th graders and retirees competing together?

  • Jun 20, 2019

Experiencing the Vashon Ultra for the first time

“My body wasn’t conditioned enough for this race. But I’ll be ready next year for the 10.75-mile run.”

  • Jun 12, 2019

Vashon Island Rowing Club juniors earn spot in top 18 at Nationals

In past years, it’s been a bittersweet badge of honor. Most of the past 15 or so years have seen the Vashon Island Rowing Club… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

Burton Beach Rowing Club crews finish 11th and 17th at Youth Nationals

This past weekend, three junior athletes from the Burton Beach Rowing Club competed against the best of the best at USRowing’s Youth National Championships in… Continue reading

Islanders row from Tacoma to Port Townsend

Duo rowed all through the night in rough water with waves from all directions.

  • Jun 5, 2019

In its 10th year, Vashon Ultra draws runners from near and far

The 50k had an unheard-of finishing rate of 97%, with 61 runners completing the course.

  • Jun 5, 2019

Island soccer team claims State title

The Pirates defeated Winlock/Toledo United, 3-1, to become the 1A champions last Saturday.

  • Jun 3, 2019

Vashon Vultures win State championship

Island lacrosse team claims 1A/2A title.

  • Jun 3, 2019

3 from Track & Field compete at State

The trio came home with top-15 finishes

  • May 29, 2019

Tennis season ends, 1 player contends at State

Towner Anderson advanced to the State tournament after a winter in limbo.

  • May 29, 2019

Baseball finishes season strong

An exciting season was played with heart, said coach Marc McCann.

  • May 22, 2019