Sports

Mustang cross country team sees strong turnout this year

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

 

Pirate football teams falls to Coupeville

Facing off against the Coupeville High School Wolves last Friday, Vashon Pirates football team cobbled together a safety, a touchdown and some impressive defense. But… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019

 

Boys tennis season gets off to strong start

The boys’ tennis season got underway at the end of August. After a solid season last year and losing only one player, this team was… Continue reading

 

Passport to Pain to ride for another year

The Vashon Island Rowing Club (VIRC) is set to host its infamous Passport 2 Pain bicycle ride fundraiser beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14.… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2019

Pirate football season starts with defeat

The Vashon Pirates were at a serious disadvantage at their home season opener Friday night, but that did not stop them from making an admirable… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2019

Vashon rowers, coaches compete at masters’ National

By Jeff Hoyt Vashon Island Rowing Club sent two rowers and two coaches to compete at the Masters National Championship Aug. 15 to 18 on… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2019

Seals open fall registration

The Vashon Seals Swim Team has recently opened registration for fall, for kids ages 4 through 18. For details, see vashonseals.org. The first meet of… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2019

Pride, perspective after world rowing competition

“I feel proud of everyone that competed … and for what we were able to throw down on the course.”

High school juniors complete bike race as one-day finishers

Pair took on a 206-mile course that draws around 8,000 riders each year.

  • Jul 31, 2019

Burby race continues to draw old and new crowd

Event has helped support Vashon Island High School athletic programs for decades.

Artful skateboards will support skaters, new park

Fundraiser to support construction of additional features at Burton Adventure Recreation Park.

  • Jul 18, 2019

Hydroplane tradition sees old, new racers on water

From shore, veteran racer Roger Stanley watched the annual Fourth of July hydro run around Vashon.

  • Jul 17, 2019

Rowers achieve world-renowned success

Island athletes headed for World Rowing Junior Championships this summer.

  • Jul 11, 2019

Registration open for Bill Burby Inspirational Fun Run

“It really is a community tradition. That’s what I see it as.”

Vashon Island Soccer Club draws in adults, fans

Members wanted to create a space to enjoy playing futsal without worrying about skills, experience.

  • Jul 3, 2019

VIRC brings home medals and memories

Rowing club enjoyed a successful weekend on a cool and cloud-spackled Vancouver Lake.

  • Jun 26, 2019

Rowing with juniors helps me stay young at heart

In what other sport will you find both 9th graders and retirees competing together?

  • Jun 20, 2019

Experiencing the Vashon Ultra for the first time

“My body wasn’t conditioned enough for this race. But I’ll be ready next year for the 10.75-mile run.”

  • Jun 12, 2019

Vashon Island Rowing Club juniors earn spot in top 18 at Nationals

In past years, it’s been a bittersweet badge of honor. Most of the past 15 or so years have seen the Vashon Island Rowing Club… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

Burton Beach Rowing Club crews finish 11th and 17th at Youth Nationals

This past weekend, three junior athletes from the Burton Beach Rowing Club competed against the best of the best at USRowing’s Youth National Championships in… Continue reading