Vashon’s lightweight women rig the boat they would later row to a gold medal. From left are Celia Congdon, Carri Singer and Jan Peterson. Debby Jackson and coxswain Lisa Huggenvik are not pictured.  - Colby Atwood Photo

Master rowers beat the heat at Regionals

  • Today at 1:00PM

Rule one: Apply sunscreen liberally. Rule two: Stay continually hydrated. Rule three: Stay under the shade of the cottonwood trees whenever possible.


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Bill Burby fun run set for Strawberry Festival weekend

  • Today at 11:17AM

The Bill Burby Inspirational 10K Run and 5K Run/Walk will celebrate 35 years this year on Saturday, July 18, when Russ Brazill fires off the starting gun promptly at 9 a.m.

Local wrestler an asset to Washington team at national competition

  • Jun 16, 2015 at 7:00PM

Standout Vashon wrestler Adrian St. Germain continues to rack up honors and was recently chosen to be on the Washington State Schoolboy National Dual Team for the second year in a row.

Crew sends 15 rowers to tough national competition

  • Jun 16, 2015 at 11:36AM

Most rowing venues on the annual crew calendar are rivers, lakes, estuaries or bays that have been temporarily set up as a racing course. Nathan Benderson Park near Sarasota, Florida, is a noteworthy exception, having been designed and constructed solely as a world-class rowing venue.

Vashon crew alumni perform well on national collegiate stage

  • Jun 2, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Jun 3, 2015 at 4:50PM

The transition from junior to collegiate rowing is best understood in the tightness of the races.

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