Sports

Burby race continues to draw old and new crowd

Burby race continues to draw old and new crowd

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

Burby race continues to draw old and new crowd
Hydroplane tradition sees old, new racers on water

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
Hydroplane tradition sees old, new racers on water
Rowers achieve world-renowned success

Rowers achieve world-renowned success

Island athletes headed for World Rowing Junior Championships this summer.

  • Jul 11, 2019
Rowers achieve world-renowned success
Registration open for Bill Burby Inspirational Fun Run

Registration open for Bill Burby Inspirational Fun Run

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

Registration open for Bill Burby Inspirational Fun Run
Vashon Island Soccer Club draws in adults, fans

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
Vashon Island Soccer Club draws in adults, fans
VIRC brings home medals and memories

VIRC brings home medals and memories

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

  • Jun 26, 2019
VIRC brings home medals and memories
Rowing with juniors helps me stay young at heart

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
Rowing with juniors helps me stay young at heart
Experiencing the Vashon Ultra for the first time

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
Experiencing the Vashon Ultra for the first time
Vashon Island Rowing Club juniors earn spot in top 18 at Nationals

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
Vashon Island Rowing Club juniors earn spot in top 18 at Nationals
Burton Beach Rowing Club crews finish 11th and 17th at Youth Nationals

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

Burton Beach Rowing Club crews finish 11th and 17th at Youth Nationals
Islanders row from Tacoma to Port Townsend

Islanders row from Tacoma to Port Townsend

Duo rowed all through the night in rough water with waves from all directions.

  • Jun 5, 2019
Islanders row from Tacoma to Port Townsend
In its 10th year, Vashon Ultra draws runners from near and far

In its 10th year, Vashon Ultra draws runners from near and far

The 50k had an unheard-of finishing rate of 97%, with 61 runners completing the course.

  • Jun 5, 2019
In its 10th year, Vashon Ultra draws runners from near and far
Island soccer team claims State title

Island soccer team claims State title

The Pirates defeated Winlock/Toledo United, 3-1, to become the 1A champions last Saturday.

  • Jun 3, 2019
Island soccer team claims State title
Vashon Vultures win State championship

Vashon Vultures win State championship

Island lacrosse team claims 1A/2A title.

  • Jun 3, 2019
Vashon Vultures win State championship
3 from Track & Field compete at State

3 from Track & Field compete at State

The trio came home with top-15 finishes

  • May 29, 2019
3 from Track & Field compete at State

Tennis season ends, 1 player contends at State

Towner Anderson advanced to the State tournament after a winter in limbo.

  • May 29, 2019
Baseball finishes season strong

Baseball finishes season strong

An exciting season was played with heart, said coach Marc McCann.

  • May 22, 2019
Baseball finishes season strong
Vashon Island Rowing Club juniors compete at Regionals

Vashon Island Rowing Club juniors compete at Regionals

Several VIRC boats finished well enough in their heats to qualify for the finals.

  • May 22, 2019
Vashon Island Rowing Club juniors compete at Regionals
Track sends three girls to State competition

Track sends three girls to State competition

Will compete in respective events on Friday and Saturday.

  • May 22, 2019
Track sends three girls to State competition
Burton Beach Rowing Club qualifies two boats for Nationals

Burton Beach Rowing Club qualifies two boats for Nationals

Fifteen of young club’s athletes came home with medals from NW Regional championships

  • May 22, 2019
Burton Beach Rowing Club qualifies two boats for Nationals