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Hundreds participate in annual Bill Burby run during festival weekend

Jennifer Gogarten inspires awe in onlookers and competitors as she runs the 5k race pushing a triple stroller.  - Derek Wegner
  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:45PM

Nearly 400 runners and walkers kicked off the festival weekend at 9 a.m. Saturday by gathering at the VYFS PlaySpace to meet friends and family to “do the Burby.” This was the 34th year of the event and marked the 25th anniversary of the change in name to honor Bill Burby, a former teacher and beloved coach.

 

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Teens head to Junior Olympics

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 3:16PM

Two island sophomores will compete in national Junior Olympic competitions later this month.

Olsen edges out two-time winner in Fourth of July hydroplane race

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 3:23PM

On a calm Fourth of July morning, Karl Olsen won the annual hydroplane race around the island, coming in with a personal best time of 40:19.

Island teens wrestle at national level

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 3:15PM

At just 13 years old, middle schooler Adrian St. Germain’s wrestling resume looks more like that of a veteran, after competing in several high-level competitions across the country last month

Master rowers see success at weekend regional competition

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 2:43PM

After months of steady early morning workouts along a 2,000-meter course on Quartermaster Harbor, Vashon Island Rowing Club’s (VIRC) masters women and men finally got to put their conditioning to work with great results last weekend at the 2014 Northwest Masters Regional Championship in Vancouver, Washington.

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