Sports

With one regular season meet left, Pirate runners continue strong performances

Vashon High School’s Pirate harriers ran in two cross-country races this past week — hosting their own home meet in the fields and forests of… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Winless streak continues for VHS football team

The Vashon High School varsity football team took on perennial powerhouse Cascade Christian (5-1) at home last Friday and tallied another point in the loss… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

VHS girls’ soccer team wins two, loses one

After a thorough 6-1 drubbing of league rival Seattle Christian at home on Sept. 26, the Vashon High School girls’ varsity soccer team looked to… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Pirate runners achieve personal bests at weekend meet

The Vashon High School cross-country teams traveled to Chambers Bay in University Place last Saturday to race against 54 teams in stiff competition and changing… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2017

Tennis team wins, forges ahead

Week six started out well for the Pirate tennis team. Last Tuesday, members had a rematch with Cascade Christian; this time it was a home… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2017

Young rowing team sees success at Tail of the Lake regatta

With the summer heat abated and grass blades greening for their defiant push toward winter, autumn has officially arrived and with it a new season… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2017

Runners set personal bests at season’s first meet

Vashon’s cross-country teams hit their stride this past week as the first third of the season begins to take shape. After two smaller Nisqually and… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2017

Tennis: Charles Wright hands Pirates first loss of season

The Vashon High School boys’ tennis team entered week five of its season last week with a 2-0 record and a no-decision in a match… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2017

VHS football team still looking for first win

The Vashon Island High School varsity football team continues to struggle in the early season and suffered another brutal loss at home last Friday against… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2017

Islander heading to Red Bull Art of Motion competition for second time

At 20 years old, islander Nate Weston is already a sponsored parkour and freerunning athlete who has traveled to Greece and China for competitions, and… Continue reading

Boys’ tennis: Pirates grab wins at Cascade Christian, South Kitsap

The Vashon Island High School boys’ tennis team started its second week of competition with an away match against a scrappy Cascade Christian team last… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2017

‘We’re not in Kansas anymore’: 351 cyclists, one walker take on annual Passport to Pain

Continuing the summer fundraising tradition, just over 350 cyclists converged on Vashon Island last Saturday for the sixth annual Passport to Pain bike ride. The… Continue reading

Boys’ tennis team off to solid start going into away games

Vashon High School’s boys’ tennis team began match play last week. With almost all of last year’s team returning, the coaches and players are hoping… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2017

VHS girls’ soccer team wins first two games of season

Last Thursday, Sept. 7, the Vashon Island High School girls’ soccer team played its first home game of the 2017-18 season. The match was a… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2017

Brothers from Syria riding P2P Saturday

Two new residents of Vashon will be riding in Passport 2 Pain this Saturday. The Almustafa family moved to Seattle from Syria in March 2016.… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2017

VHS football suffers 68-0 loss, fall sports season begins

For the island’s student-athletes, September means not only the start of school, but the start of a new season of sports. That season began Friday… Continue reading

Cycling to destroy doom with a Passport to Pain

Lately, my cranium feels like a velodrome where cyclists (my thoughts) jockey for position, while Sanity pedals away on an indoor, Peloton stationary bike. Tires… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2017

Mixed results for two island rowers at world championships

The Vashon Island Rowing Club saw one of its current juniors and an alum compete at the World Rowing Junior Championships — both the U23s… Continue reading

Vashon rowers perform well at annual Green Lake summer regatta

The Vashon Island Rowing Club wrapped up its summer camp sessions with a trip to Seattle’s Green Lake last Saturday, for the annual Green Lake… Continue reading

Annual Bill Burby run/walk draws a crowd during festival

By DANIEL BRIGGS For The Beachcomber The 37th annual Bill Burby Inspirational Fun Run and Walk began at 8:30 a.m. last Saturday morning after around… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2017