Girls cross country team wins league championships

The Vashon girls cross country team won the league championships. - Courtesy Photo
  • Oct 28, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Oct 29, 2014 at 10:59AM

The Vashon High School Pirates came away from the league championships for cross country with wins in two separate sports: The girls’ team won the Nisqually League Championship, placing five scoring runners in the top eight finishers for a score of 29. In the second sport, Pirates Mason Carter and Selena Mildon won the post-race pie eating contest during the welcome good weather for the day that was sandwiched between days of downpours and windstorms.


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Vashon crew finds success at Portland regatta

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 10:57AM

Vashon’s Master and Junior crews made their first appearance in this regatta competing in 16 events and as has been the pattern for this fall performed exceptionally well returning with 9 first place finishes.

Pirates stay determined in Homecoming loss

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 5:01PM

The highly anticipated match-up between the Vashon Pirates’ and Nisqually League powerhouse Cascade Christian took place last Friday in an ark-worthy deluge on the Pirates home field. A sparse Homecoming crowd saw the Pirates lose the game by a final score of 56-16.

Halloween on Vashon: Costumes are diverse as the treats

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 5:00PM

At parent-teacher conferences last week, both of our twins’ teachers mentioned that there are a lot of new families on Vashon this year. In each class, they’ve got four or five new kids. Parents looking for a safe place to raise their children might be drawn to Vashon for the same reasons we’re here — good schools, strong community. And it helps if you like to ride boats.

Soccer team heads to league playoffs

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 4:55PM

The Vashon High School girls’ soccer team played two hard-fought matches last week in its final week of Nisqually League play.

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