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Annual Turkey Trot scheduled for Thanksgiving

The event is free and also open to furry friends and strollers.


Cross Country teams show improvement

At the Curtis Invitational last Saturday, the Pirates all set personal bests.


Mustang girls, boys finish third out of 7 teams

Both the girls’ and boys’ teams finished in third place out of seven teams.


Mustang cross country team sees strong turnout this year

The coaches expect high spirits and exciting races for the 2019-20 school year.

Pirate runner goes to State, Mustangs dominate at League

Pirate sophomore harrier Ella Yarkin found excellent conditions for her 5k race in Pasco at the state cross country championships this past Saturday, where she… Continue reading

Cross country winding down for the season

The Pirate harriers ran in their League meet last week and are preparing for District competitition this weekend, while the Mustangs ran well over a… Continue reading

Cross-country: Pirate women crowned district champions

Members of the Pirates women's cross-country team were crowned district champions Saturday for the second year in a row, and the team qualified to race at the state meet in Pasco this weekend.

Pirates team runs to first place at league meet

Through careful planning and thorough training, VHS cross-country repeated as the league champions last Thursday when junior Adam Kraabel and freshman Annabel Allen chowed down their chocolate pies quicker than any other team. The Pirates and their supporters celebrated with hearty cheers.

Cross-country teams finish in top 10, set personal records

Vashon’s cross-country teams showed 10 less free-spirited teams how to celebrate after combined Emerald City and Nisqually League races last week by jumping into and swimming in Lake Washington at Magnuson Park in Seattle.

Vashon cross-country teams set personal bests at first meets

The approach of fall colors signaled the start of another season for the Pirate and Mustang cross-country runners, whose first two meets of the season resulted in new personal bests, a triumphant win, and signaled an exciting season to come.

Cross country runners head to State

The look of district champions was no Halloween disguise as the girls’ Vashon High School cross country team ran to win the West Central District III Championship last Saturday at American Lake in Lakewood.

Girls cross country team wins league championships

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.

Vashon runners of all ages place in national races

Three Vashon families headed south to California the weekend of Dec. 4 to participate in endurance events and came away with excellent performances to add… Continue reading

Vashon friends and family come together for Seattle Marathon and Half Marathon

Dozens of runners and walkers from Vashon took part in the 40th annual Seattle Marathon and Half Marathon on Nov. 28, with some notable performances… Continue reading

Athletes of all ages complete in anual triathlon

More than 70 triathletes took to the waters of Quartermaster Harbor and the roads of Burton Peninsula and beyond Sunday morning in the 10th Annual Heart of the Sound Triathlon, a sprint distance event sanctioned by USA Triathlon.