Sports

Island rowers, coach, heading to world champs on U.S. National Team

This week, two rowers who grew up on Vashon and learned to row in Quartermaster Harbor will head off to the World Rowing U-23 Championships… Continue reading

 

Weather disrupts traditional hydro race around the island

It was a beautiful Fourth of July morning as the sun came up glowing red over Portage. Inner Quartermaster Harbor was flat calm, perfect conditions… Continue reading

 

Junior rowers head to national, world competitions

Following its debut season, the Burton Beach Rowing Club has had to do without three of its core members for several weeks as Kate Kelly,… Continue reading

 

Rowing Club’s Masters’ event a weekend of all-out fun

The Vashon Island Rowing Club’s masters rowers made their annual pilgrimage to the Northwest Masters Championships on Vancouver Lake last weekend. The conditions were perfect.… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2018

Burton Beach Rowing Club juniors take the stage at nationals

The Burton Beach Rowing Club’s Kate Kelly and Gabrielle Graves took on the challenge of racing on the big stage at USRowing’s Youth National Championships… Continue reading

Registration is open for Bill Burby Inspirational Fun Run

Registration is now open for the 2018 Bill Burby Inspirational Fun Run, set for Saturday, July 21. New this year is a chance for a… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2018

Young island wrestler competes at national tournament

Vashon’s own Colin McIntyre just returned from a very successful National Dual Meet tournament in Indianapolis, Indiana. Colin was representing the state in two tournaments… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2018

Vashon Ultra runs alongside history for another storied year

The ninth annual running of the trails on Vashon Island brought back memories of the 1970s in more ways than one last weekend at the… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2018

VHS boys finish off the podium at State track meet

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association State Track & Field Championships were held at Eastern Washington University in Cheney last weekend. The Pirates sent five boys… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2018

`Really cool’: Vashon Black wins division championship

Vashon Black, the seventh- and eighth-grade lacrosse team, placed first in the South Sound League Lacrosse Tournament May 19 and 20 in Enumclaw, making them… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2018

Soccer club to host golf fundraiser for VES Field lights

The Vashon Island Soccer Club is raising money to install lights at the VES Fields and is planning a golf fundraiser for next month. The… Continue reading

Burton Beach junior rowers take on regional champs, earn six medals and a spot at Nationals

The 10 junior athletes of the Burton Beach Rowing Club put the last four months of their hard work, determination and focus to the test… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2018

VIRC juniors compete at regional champs, qualify two boats for Nationals

After three successful days at USRowing’s regional competition, VIRC rowers took four medals and qualified one single and one pair for USRowing’s Youth Nationals next… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2018

High points during stunning lacrosse season set attitude for next year

The Vashon Vultures completed their season undefeated in conference with a resounding repeat win over North Kitsap. The Vultures came out and established early that… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2018

Track and field runners accomplish goals, qualify for state

When the Pirate track and field team showed up at Renton Memorial stadium for the West Central 1A District championship, they had their sights set… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2018

Pirates tennis wraps up season, varsity players look ahead to graduation

Last week, the girl’s tennis team played at a District tournament after all but one doubles team advanced from the League tournament. The Pirates finished… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2018

VHS golf team will send three to District competition

The Vashon High School golf team finished its last match at home against Charles Wright School on May 8. The team played well against the… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2018

Pirates track and field team looks ahead to state meet

The Pirates track and field team competed at the Nisqually League Championships that were held at Fife High School on May 11 and 12. The… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2018

Boy’s district 3 soccer champions face first state tournament game

The Vashon High School boys’ soccer team became the 1A District 3 Champions for the first time in history this past week. The Vashon Pirates… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2018

Girls’ tennis measures wins and loses ahead of Varsity tournament

These last couple of weeks have been full of energy and team spirit, as the Vashon High School tennis girls wrapped up their last two… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2018