Members of the Vashon High School Pirates football team practicing and end of game routine.  - Sarah Low

A new season, new coach, breathe new life into VHS football

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 11:00AM

The Seahawks aren’t the only local football team getting ready to start the fall season, as practices began last week for the Vashon High School (VHS) Pirates varsity and junior varsity (JV) football teams.


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Junior javelin-thrower earns silver

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 11:00AM

Virginia Miller, a 16-year-old island athlete, recently earned a silver medal for the javelin throw at the national Junior Olympic games.

Brothers compete in Ironman

  • Aug 18, 2015 at 11:34AM

Brothers Josiah and Nathanael Thalhofer, VHS (FamilyLink) ’05, recently competed in the Ironman Triathlon in Whistler, B.C.

Former junior crew rower wins big at world championships

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 10:00AM

After a successful year rowing for California’s NCAA crew team, Vashon High School graduate Mia Croonquist took two gold medals last weekend at the World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Just a year out of high school, she has now been a part of a U.S. national team four times.

Bill Burby race over festival weekend creates multiple winners

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 4:08PM

The summer heat may have discouraged some of the adults, but nearly one-third of the more than 300 finishers of Saturday’s 35th annual Bill Burby Inspirational were in the 18-and-under categories. And some of them made it look easy, kicking up their speed as they neared the finish line.

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