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On Friday, Nov. 18, the annual Chautauqua Turkey Trot returned. The highly…
The Nisqually League recently announced its All-League teams for the girls’ soccer…
The Vashon High School girls’ soccer team ended its season last Wednesday…
A man who has recently moved to the island has started a…
Registration for Vashon Island Junior Basketball’s youth basketball program is underway. Children…
The Vashon Pirates football team played its final game of the 2016…
The final weekend of the fall rowing season turned out to be…
The Vashon High School girls’ soccer team took on Klahowya on Tuesday,…
A log in the water can be a hazard, but a whole floating tree is what rowers in the 10th annual Portland Fall Classic had to avoid during the second flight of races Sunday.
On Monday, Oct. 24, the Vashon Island High School girls' soccer team took on Bellevue Christian in its last league game of the season.
Pirate cross country teams took advantage of a beautiful, sunny Saturday to race at American Lake against the five other schools in their combined district.
The penultimate game of the VHS 2016 football season resulted in another loss, with the Tarriers of Tacoma’s Charles Wright Academy defeating the Pirates at home, 47-13. Vashon is 1-8 for the season.
Pirate cross country teams took advantage of a beautiful, sunny Saturday to race at American Lake
The penultimate game of the VHS 2016 football season resulted in another loss
A log in the water can be a hazard, but a whole floating tree is what rowers
On Monday, Oct. 24, the Vashon Island High School girls’ soccer team took on Bellevue Christian
Vashon Island Rowing Club's juniors were divided last weekend with some at a regatta on the East coast and others traveling internationally. The team was also larger than usual with the addition of members from a visiting German rowing team. Despite the distance and logistics, the team brought home a number of medals and placed well in a national event on Sunday.
The Vashon High School Pirates played two conference games last week, resulting in their first win and another loss. They beat Chimacum at home, 55-35, and lost to Port Townsend in Port Townsend, 41-6. Vashon is now 1-7 for the 2016 football season.
On Thursday, Oct. 20, the Vashon Island High School girls' soccer team won its last home game of the season against the Charles Wright Tarriers. Playing the rival team was a fitting last home game as the Pirates had suffered a painful loss at the last game against Charles Wright and weren't about to let it happen again.
The 2016 boys' tennis team got off to a great start this fall. After graduating 10 of the 12 players from last year's team, there were only two returners, and it was questionable as to whether there would be enough players for a team. Instead, there was a large turnout of 19 new players joining the two returners.
On Thursday, Oct. 13, the Vashon Island High School girls' soccer team took the field against Seattle Christian at home. Clad in their pink uniforms, they looked ready to beat Seattle Christian and support breast cancer awareness.
Vashon Island's harriers successfully competed as a team on their home course Tuesday, Oct. 4, before heading off to a stormy invitational north of Marysville on Saturday.
The Vashon Pirates suffered their worst loss of the 2016 season in a match last Saturday night in Sumner against the Cascade Christian Cougars of Puyallup, by a score of 82-6.
The Vashon High School girls' soccer team has played several games in recent weeks, with mixed results.
Imagine a race where you miss winning silver by three-tenths of a second and can't actually see your closest competitor. That is the beauty and the maddening nature of a head race, and exactly what the Vashon Island Rowing Club's (VIRC) junior women's quad had to contend with at this year's Tail of the Lake Regatta on Lake Union last Sunday. They finished with a bronze medal in their race along the 4,000-meter course.
The losing streak continues for the Vashon High School Pirates. The team fell to the Coupeville High School Wolves in Coupeville last Friday, 63-32. Vashon is now 0-5 for the season.
The Vashon High School girls' soccer team accumulated a loss and a win last week, bringing its season record to 4-1-2 so far.
The first league football match of 2016 resulted in a loss for the VHS Pirates, who fell at home to the Eagles of Klahowya High School: 35-14. Vashon is now 0-4 for the season.
Last Saturday saw the Vashon High School Pirates cross-country teams travel to King's High School in Shoreline for an invitational consisting of 12 teams. This was the Pirate harriers' fourth event of the year in preparation for Tuesday's home meet.
Vashon took the worst pounding of its early season last Friday when the Pirates played a non-league game against the Mount Douglas Rams from Victoria, B.C., losing at home 49-12.
The first home game for the Vashon High School girls' soccer team was an intense matchup against Everett High School on Tuesday, Sept. 13.
The Vashon Island High School soccer team started out its 2016-17 season with a strong and convincing win against the Crosspoint Warriors on Tuesday, Sept. 6.
Despite a very strong start, the Pirates lost their first home game of the VHS 2016 football season, beaten by the Cedar Park Christian Eagles in a non-league match, 34-24. The Vashon squad is now 0-2 for the year.
The 2016 VHS football season had a rough start with Friday's away game in Forks. The Pirates fought hard with a light squad, but lost to the Spartans on a new artificial turf field, losing 42-26 in the non-league match.
If you've been going through sports withdrawal since the Olympics ended, don't despair: Vashon wrestlers have had a busy summer — from hosting an Olympian camp on the island to Duals invites, Nationals and even a wedding, the team's plate has been full.
*Editor's Note: This story is the second in a series that will profile unique people and groups participating in the Passport to Pain ride this September.
*Editor's Note: This story is the first in a series leading up to the Passport to Pain event in September that will profile unique people and groups in the ride.