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Vashon’s Scrappy Baseball Team Learning

It was a week of ups and downs for Vashon baseball in a three-game set against Cascade Christian.

  • May 6, 2021
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Shutout Streak Continues for Boys’ Soccer, Track and Field Score High

Varsity boys’ soccer team continues shutout streak; Pirates Track & Field team takes on Charles Wright.

  • Apr 29, 2021
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Baseball Bounces Back With Three Wins

“This is our team and I couldn’t be happier with the growth.”

  • Apr 29, 2021
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Varsity Boys’ Soccer Dominates Home Game, and Baseballers Aim High

The VHS varsity boys’ soccer team did not disappoint and brought home an impressive 8-0 win.

  • Apr 22, 2021
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Vashon Student-Athletes Play Hard in Latest Matches

Girls’ soccer players, coach honored, boys’ soccer dominates Charles Wright, and more.

  • Apr 15, 2021
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Masked Pirates Step up as Boys’ Soccer, Baseball Return

Varsity boys’ soccer team returns to pitch for first time in two years; new baseball season starts.

  • Apr 8, 2021
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Tennis Caps Perfect Season, Harriers and Soccer End Strong

Tennis team ends season with strong 6-0 record; Pirates cross country team runs into bad weather.

  • Mar 25, 2021
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There’s Plenty To Cheer About as Pirates, Mustangs Play Ball

Strong performances by cross country, tennis and soccer teams.

  • Mar 18, 2021
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Ben Larson (left) and Levi Blasingam (right) running through the muddy grass on their second loop of the cross-country course, which was modified to allow for social distancing.

In Short but Sweet Seasons, Student-Athletes Shine Bright

Cross country, soccer and tennis updates.

  • Mar 10, 2021
Ben Larson (left) and Levi Blasingam (right) running through the muddy grass on their second loop of the cross-country course, which was modified to allow for social distancing.
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Play Ball: Student-Athletes Compete on Fields, Courts Again

Here are The Beachcomber’s first recaps of school sporting events in more than a year.

  • Mar 4, 2021
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Kentwood High football. FILE PHOTO

WIAA Executive Board revises Season 1 sports in response to state guidelines

Practices scheduled to begin Feb. 1 for football, volleyball, soccer and 5 other sports

  • Jan 7, 2021
Kentwood High football. FILE PHOTO
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Islander’s Gift Will Pay for New Rowing Shell for Local Club

Vashon Island Rowing Club member Bruce Morser painted a portrait of the late Ron and Marion Robbins.

  • Dec 4, 2020
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Cross Country Captain Ella Yarkin Leads the Charge

Yarkin deeply appreciates the time she spends on the move.

  • Nov 23, 2020
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Island Rowers Claim Virtual Victories, Look Ahead

Rowers at Burton Beach Rowing Club are training hard and setting some new personal standards.

  • Nov 23, 2020
The Mercer Island boys basketball celebrates their 61-36 victory over Interlake in the 3A KingCo championship game on Feb. 11, 2020, at Sammamish High School. File photo

WIAA pushes back return to play for prep sports

Season 2 now begins Feb. 1 and seasons have been shortened to seven weeks each.

The Mercer Island boys basketball celebrates their 61-36 victory over Interlake in the 3A KingCo championship game on Feb. 11, 2020, at Sammamish High School. File photo
In this file photo from March 2020, the Federal Way High School boys basketball team reacts in the final minutes of the state quarterfinals game against Mt. Si High School. File photo

New guidelines released for return of prep sports in WA

The new plan places counties and sports in three-tier systems. No signs of a quicker return to play.

In this file photo from March 2020, the Federal Way High School boys basketball team reacts in the final minutes of the state quarterfinals game against Mt. Si High School. File photo
Artful skateboards will support skaters, new park

Artful skateboards will support skaters, new park

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

  • Sep 16, 2020
Artful skateboards will support skaters, new park
Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices

Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices

Before practice begins, parents must understand COVID-19 protective protocols

Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices
Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo

WIAA gives schools option to delay start of prep sports until December

An updated plan moves girls swimming to Season 3 and makes fall cross country an alternate season.

Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo
The Todd Beamer Titans football team in Federal Way during a 2019 summer practice. File photo

WIAA modifies prep sports calendar; football moved to spring

Washington’s high school athletics governing body announced its revised plans for the upcoming school year Tuesday evening (July 21), and football is moving to the… Continue reading

The Todd Beamer Titans football team in Federal Way during a 2019 summer practice. File photo