Sports

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Vashon’s Turkey Trot draws enthusiastic field of runners

Over 115 runners, walkers, stroller passengers, & furry friends participated in this year’s Turkey Trot

  • Dec 2, 2021

 

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Vashon High School Wrestling is back in action

The Pirates’ first tournament is the Auburn Tournament at Auburn High School on Dec. 4.

  • Dec 2, 2021

 

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Bruce Cyra finishes first in his age group in 100-mile race

Cyra ran the Rio Del Lago in Sierra Foothills of California, having recently recovered from COVID-19

  • Dec 2, 2021

 

(Erik Dresser, row2k.com Photo) Vashon Island Rowing Club’s Mixed 8, having way more fun than it looks, rowed through rain and wind to capture gold for the fourth consecutive year at Seattle’s Head of the Lake Regatta through the Montlake Cut, on Nov. 7. From left to right: Coxswain Lisa Huggenvik, Bruce Morser, Kit Gruver, Kim Goforth, Bob Horsley, John Jannetty, Mark Burns, Zabette Macomber and Lea Heffernan. The average age in the boat? 62.6 years. For Jeff Hoyt’s full account of the regatta, see page 10.

Vashon Masters Extend Winning Streak at Head of the Lake

The Masters Mixed 8 won its fourth consecutive gold medal on Nov. 7. (Photo by Erik Dresser, row2k.com)

  • Nov 24, 2021
(Erik Dresser, row2k.com Photo) Vashon Island Rowing Club’s Mixed 8, having way more fun than it looks, rowed through rain and wind to capture gold for the fourth consecutive year at Seattle’s Head of the Lake Regatta through the Montlake Cut, on Nov. 7. From left to right: Coxswain Lisa Huggenvik, Bruce Morser, Kit Gruver, Kim Goforth, Bob Horsley, John Jannetty, Mark Burns, Zabette Macomber and Lea Heffernan. The average age in the boat? 62.6 years. For Jeff Hoyt’s full account of the regatta, see page 10.
grappling

Islanders compete in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu championship

Josh Thorn, Bobby Dodd, & Warren Maierhofer competed in the championship held in Snohomish.

  • Nov 19, 2021
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yarkin

VHS sophomore finishes strong at cross-country state race

Madeline Yarkin finished in 12th place overall at the 5k State Championship.

  • Nov 10, 2021
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uw

Local Rower Makes University of Washington Team

Brigit O’Rourke was among 40 “walk-ons” attempting to make the University of Washington rowing team.

  • Nov 10, 2021
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tennis

Boys’ Tennis Captures League Crown

The VHS boys’ tennis team has been named the 2021 Nisqually League Champion.

  • Nov 10, 2021
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theo

COMMENTARY: How rounding Vashon with the V-Pod cured my COVID funk

Islander Theo Eicher recounts his journey swimming around the shores of Vashon island.

  • Nov 10, 2021
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Girls’ Soccer finishes ‘a season to be proud of’

Girls’ soccer finishes their season with a 14-5 record.

  • Nov 10, 2021
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xc

Pirate runner headed to state championship

Captain Madeline Yarkin will be heading to the state championship race in Pasco on Nov. 6.

  • Nov 3, 2021
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XC

Mustang cross country teams are league champions

The McMurray Mustangs were named the Nisqually League champions on Tuesday, Oct. 19.

  • Oct 27, 2021
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rowing

Burton Beach Rowing Club shines in recent regatta

Burton Beach Rowing Club wins eight medals out of twelve races.

  • Oct 27, 2021
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Girls’ Soccer still on a winning streak, moving into playoffs

Coach Scott Nicolino said he is excited to see what the team’s players accomplish in the playoffs.

  • Oct 27, 2021
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Cross country teams race toward League championships

The Mustang & Pirates had successful races this past week as they head for their league championships.

  • Oct 20, 2021
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Mustangs and Harriers run like the wind, setting records

McMurray wins large invitational; Harriers set school record in Arlington.

  • Oct 14, 2021
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tennis

Another busy week of Boys’ Tennis is in the books

Vashon’s boys’ tennis team faced three schools last week.

  • Oct 13, 2021
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soccer

Two out of three isn’t bad for one week for Girls’ Soccer

Vashon girls’ soccer defeats Charles Wright and Life Christian Academy

  • Oct 13, 2021
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soccertease

Girls’ soccer shows grit and grace in first loss of season

The team finally faced the only other undefeated team in the league Saturday afternoon.

  • Oct 6, 2021
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Vashon’s cross country teams look to finish strong this year

Mustang cross country team on top of the league; Pirate harriers look to send runners to State

  • Oct 6, 2021
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