Sports

Vashon girls lose three straight, post-season play now out of reach

The Pirates began the week with aspirations of getting back in the winning column, hosting three games in a busy week. The week started on… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2019

Vashon wrestlers tie for league Dual Meet champs

The team begins its post-season run on Saturday.

Seals see success in Tacoma

Last weekend the Vashon Seals Swim Team sent 22 swimmers, ranging in age from 8 to 17, to the Winter Challenge Meet at Mount Tahoma… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2019

Boys drop two, win one, as basketball season winds down

Tahoma hands Vashon defeat during holiday tourney At the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday basketball tournament at the Showare center in Kent, Vashon played… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2019

VHS wrestlers lose close match to league champs then come back strong

After a close loss to defending league champs Port Townsend last Thursday, Vashon wrestlers bounced back on Saturday against a competitive field, placing fifth in… Continue reading

Girls get first league win

A hard-fought victory against Cascade Christian was followed by a close loss to Charles Wright.

  • Jan 23, 2019

Boys win two, remain undefeated in league play

Cascade Christian On a quiet Tuesday night, the Vashon High School boys’ basketball team met the Cascade Christian Cougars in a Nisqually league game. Neither… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2019

Wrestling team places well at Rainier High tourney

Vashon wrestlers competed at the Rainier High School tournament last week, placing sixth overall out of 17 teams. Top placer for the team was Ethan… Continue reading

Pirates are a team both on and off the court

In the first two possessions against University Prep Saturday night, the Vashon Pirates got passes to players under the basket for easy shots. UPrep had… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2019

League play derails win streak

After winning nine non-conference games, the Pirates fell to league rivals.

  • Jan 16, 2019

Shy of championship, boys’ basketball crushes Bellevue

Holiday tournament The Vashon High School boys basketball team traveled to Leavenworth for the Cascade Holiday Tournament Dec. 27 and 28. Their first opponent was… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2019

Young wrestling team makes its mark at Everett tournament

Last weekend, Vashon’s wrestlers traveled north to compete in the annual Everett Classic — a highly competitive tournament that saw 30 teams participating this year.… Continue reading

Girls’ basketball makes strong showing at Trout Lake

The Pirates spent their holiday break continuing to work as a team to improve and develop chemistry as they prepared for the second half of… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2019

Vashon wrestlers host 30th annual Rock Tournament

This past Sunday, Vashon High School played host to the 30th annual Rock (wrestling) Tournament, and according to longtime Vashon wrestling coach Anders Blomgren, this… Continue reading

Basketball teams dominate heading into league play

Boys’ Basketball With league play not set to begin until January, Vashon High School boys’ basketball has had three straight home victories against opponents dwarfed… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2019

Dream season continues as VHS girls remain undefeated

The Pirates took on Summit Sierra last week on Tuesday in Seattle, playing the charter school at the Yesler Community Center. From the jump, the… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2018

Pre-holiday sports round up

Rowing, tennis, wrestling and a fun-run.

  • Dec 19, 2018

Island swimmers look for success

Vashon has two swim teams, and both are currently busy with local competitions.

  • Dec 12, 2018

Girls U14 soccer team wins cup

Vashon Island Soccer Club’s girls’ under 14 team, the Orcas, coached by Nick Keenan, Darragh Kennan and Brian Gill, brought home the Washington Youth Soccer… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2018

VHS girls basketball team remains undefeated

A buzz, typically reserved for the VHS boys’ basketball team — whose consistent play has led to league playoffs and trips to the state tournament… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2018