Sports

Thankful for exercise: Soccer, fun run events offered on Thanksgiving

Islanders will have ample opportunities for exercise tomorrow before giving thanks

  • Nov 21, 2017

 

VIRC junior crew veteran commits to Stanford

The fulfillment of a long-held dream came last Tuesday, Nov. 8, for Vashon High School senior Riley Lynch, as National Letter of Intent Day (for… Continue reading

 

Island equestrians take first, fifth at regional rally

Two Olympus Pony Club teams demonstrated their expertise in both riding and horsemanship at this year’s Northwest Regional Jump Rally in Monroe on Oct. 20,… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2017

 

Fall sports recap

Football After a rough start to the season that saw the Pirates fall in lopsided loss after lopsided loss for the first six games, the… Continue reading

Three Pirate runners tackle sub-freezing temps at State

Three Vashon High School harriers made their way through a very cold Pasco cross-country course Saturday, Nov. 4, to compete in the state cross-country championships.… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

VIRC caps off fall regatta season with strong showing at Green Lake; Head of the Lake canceled.

The fall rowing season, which is typically wrapped up at the University of Washington’s Head of the Lake regatta each November, ended one day early… Continue reading

VHS cross country team is sending three runners to state competition

By BRUCE CYRA For The Beachcomber Last Saturday, the morning fog enshrouded the Chambers Bay cross-country course, then lifted to turn the day sunny and… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Tennis team earns second place at district competition

The 2017 boys tennis season came to end at the District Three Tournament on Thursday at Sprinkler Tennis Center. The district tournament hosts the top… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Soccer team moves ahead to second round of playoffs

The VHS varsity girls soccer team piled on the bus Saturday morning for a long drive and 1 p.m. start time against the Coupeville Wolves.… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Rowers compete at annual Portland event

Capping off nearly a month of out-of-area regattas, the Vashon Island Rowing Club competed at the Portland Fall Classic on Sunday, against a full roster… Continue reading

Pirates lose to Charles Wright, look to win Friday at home

By LAURI HENNESSEY For The Beachcomber The Vashon Pirate football team gets one last game this Friday night at home, closing out a season that… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

VIRC sees success at Head of the Charles, Gorge head race regattas

If it’s the third weekend in October, the Vashon Island Rowing Club must have members competing on opposite sides of the continent as the crew… Continue reading

Girls’ soccer team wins big, loses one to close season

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, the Pirates dominated Port Townsend 10-0 with a pair of hat tricks as juniors Anna Riggs and Dalia Aladin scored three… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017

VHS wins Homecoming game in double overtime

The Homecoming crowd got what it came for Friday night as it witnessed one of the most exciting Pirate football wins in recent memory. The… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017

Vashon High School harriers improve toward district, state championships

As the Vashon High School Pirates prepare for the district cross-county meet this Saturday, the team is reflecting on the season so far following its… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017

Boys’ tennis sends six players to district tourney

Vashon High School’s boys’ tennis team headed into last week looking ahead to the league tournament last Thursday. However, before the main event, the Pirates… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017

Scrappy Pirate football team records season’s first win

The Vashon High School Pirates came back with a vengeance Friday night in Port Townsend against the Chimacum Cowboys. Ending their winless season (five losses… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2017

Crew teams clean up at American Lake regatta

The Vashon Island Rowing Club made a statement of sorts on Sunday at the Commencement Bay Rowing Club’s annual American Lake regatta, bringing home 19… Continue reading

Boys’ tennis team ends regular season second in league

The season is starting to wind down for the Vashon High School boys’ tennis team and it is beginning to prepare for post-season play. October… Continue reading

Vashon High School runners cap season with strong showing

The Vashon High School cross-country teams had plenty to celebrate last Thursday at Lake Sammamish State Park, as they ran their 5K races in an… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2017