VIRC crew opens season in Seattle

Vashon Island Rowing Club’s junior crew opened its competitive racing season at the Green Lake Spring Regatta last weekend. Twenty local clubs participated in the… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2018

Soccer team wins three in a row

The Vashon High School boys’ soccer team played three games last week, and the Pirates are still looking in great form. They started off Monday… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2018

Tennis season opens at VHS

The Vashon girls’ tennis season got underway with the first two matches last week. This year’s team enters the season as the defending Nisqually League… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2018

Regatta draws youth from around region

More than 150 youth sailors participated in the Northwest Interscholastic Sailing Association’s Quartermaster Ranking Regatta off Dockton Park last weekend. It was the first high… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2018

Juniors, masters compete in annual scrimmage

By JEFF HOYT For The Beachcomber The streak is alive as the Vashon Island Junior Crew retained the One Guinea Pig Cup with an open… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2018

Seals team swims to success

By RANDY TURNER For The Beachcomber The Vashon community pool is quickly becoming a hub of activity since its opening in January, and the Vashon… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2018

High school sailing regatta expected to draw crowd to Quartermaster Harbor this weekend

Quartermaster Harbor is expected to draw more than 150 sailors this weekend, when the Northwest Interscholastic Sailing Association holds a regatta with approximately 40 high… Continue reading

Boys’ soccer teams off to strong start

By REYNALDO RIVAS For The Beachcomber The Vashon High School boys’ soccer team started off their season last Saturday away at Bremerton High School with… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2018

Sign up now for park district programs

The Vashon Park District is offering an increasing amount of recreational programming for people of all ages and interests, and online registration is now open… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2018

Futsal: Fun and games for all ages on Vashon

Vashon Island Soccer Club’s futsal season ended earlier this month, with some 260 people participating, ranging from those in kindergarten to people in their 60s.… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2018

Vashon’s Luke Larson places at State

VHS grappler Luke Larson took second place in his weight class at the WIAA State tournament last weekend. Larson made it to the semi-finals by… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

Vashon hoopsters end season in OT battle vs Bellevue Christian

The Vashon High School Boys Basketball team ended their season Saturday night after a 57-47 loss to Bellevue Christian in a playoff game that decided… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

Basketball team battles way into the playoffs, knocks out Klahowya

Because of a four game losing skid, Vashon had to win two straight away games against the league leaders in order to get into the… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2018

Pirates upset Cascade Christian, could change playoff picture

The playoff schedule was looking set last week, to the exclusion of Vashon, after the Pirates lost to each of the teams in the league… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

VHS wrestlers place second overall at sub-regionals

Last weekend’s sub-regional wrestling meet saw six teams battle it out on the Pirates’ home turf for the chance to move on to Regionals. Klahowya,… Continue reading

VHS wrestlers head to post-season league tournament in second place

Pirate wrestlers finished the regular season by beating Klahowya, the returning league champs, 49-30, to finish second in league. Notable varsity wins came from Ethan… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2018

VHS struggles against Charles Wright, loses hearbreaker to Seattle Christian

By DANIEL BRIGGS for The Beachcomber On a Tuesday night in Tacoma, the Vashon Pirates met the Tarriers from Charles Wright Academy (CWA) in an… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2018

VHS wrestlers holding their own against bigger schools

VHS wrestlers offered a master class in teamwork last week: first, with a couple of come-from-behind pins at the Cascade Christian dual meet to win,… Continue reading

Seals swim team to offer non-competitive program

Next month, the Vashon Seals swim team will offer a new program for middle and high schoolers who are interested in swimming for fitness or… Continue reading

Pirates drop two league games, end win streak

The Cascade Christian Cougars came to Vashon on a stormy Wednesday night, ended the Pirates five game winning streak and went home with a coveted… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2018