Rowers race against tough international teams at British Columbia regatta

About 30 miles north of Victoria, British Columbia, Vashon Island Junior Crew competed April 24 to 26 against rowers from all over Canada and the United States at the 2009 Brentwood International Regatta.

Soccer team enters postseason

Thanks to undefeated Charles Wright, the Vashon boys soccer team secured second place in the Nisqually League, giving the Pirates a potentially much easier early playoff schedule.

Track stars shine on the road

The Vashon Pirate track and field team traveled south for a four-way meet with Steilacoom, Orting, and Seattle Christian on April 30.

  • May 5, 2009

Baseball finishes the season in fifth

The Vashon High School Pirate baseball team closed its season on a positive note with a win last Friday against the Life Christian Eagles. Playing in Tacoma, the Pirates put together 11 hits and played error-free ball for the 17-1 victory.

Pirates squeak in to second place in soccer league finale

Thanks to undefeated Charles Wright, the Vashon boys soccer team secured second place in the Nisqually League, giving the Pirates a potentially much easier early playoff schedule.

Baseball team drops the ball toward end of regular season

Pirate baseball coach Steve Hall is puzzled by his team.

  • Apr 28, 2009

Pirates notch a win over Life Christian Eagles in final home game

Vashon boys soccer finished last week just shy of clinching second place in the Nisqually League.

Rowers invited to Opening Day

Coach Lucas Ridinger is brimming with excitement about the Vashon Island Junior Crew (VIJC).

  • Apr 28, 2009

Pirates play trio of back-to-back games, but win only one

The Vashon High School Pirates baseball team split two league games and lost a non-league game last week.

Pirates take two league wins at home

The Pirate boys soccer team sandwiched home wins over Chimacum, 5-0, and Orting, 2-1, around a 3-0 road loss to Charles Wright last week.

Lacrosse falls to two tough teams

The Vashon High School Lacrosse Club took its 4-0 record up against two of the top teams in Division I of the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association, and came up short on both counts.

Pirates power through a trio of games before a bye week

The Vashon High School Pirate baseball team continued to hit the ball well as they won two and lost one last week to bring their Nisqually League record to 2-2 and their season record to 4-2.

Pirate soccer team squeaks past the Cascade Christian Cougars

Although the cold wind felt anything but springlike, the Pirate soccer boys closed out the first half of the spring season with a 2-1 win over the visiting Cascade Christian Cougars last Tuesday, March 31.

Hoopsters reflect on winning the golden ball

The boys’ Pirate basketball team held its team awards banquet at Camp Burton on March 22. Taking center among the festive decorations was the big gold ball the Pirates brought home from Yakima last month as the 1A state champions.

Rowers race and place at Green Lake regatta

At 4:50 a.m. Saturday, March 21, about 35 novice and experienced members of Vashon Island Junior Crew (VIJC) and about 20 members of the Vashon Rowing Club left Vashon Island to join 1,100 other rowers and participate in the 2009 Green Lake Spring Regatta.

  • Mar 31, 2009

Pirates baseball team beats two other teams by huge margins

The Vashon Pirates baseball team secured two Nisqually League wins by large margins last week to push their league and season record to 2-1. On Thursday, they hosted the Charles Wright Academy Tarriers of Tacoma.

In two games, Pirates suffer loss, then take last-minute win

A loss then a last-minute victory left the Pirate varsity boys soccer team with a 2-1 record in Nisqually League play after last week’s games. The JV team had only one game, a 4-4 tie with Charles Wright.

Vashon soccer team opens season with league win

On Thursday, March 19, the same day the Seattle Sounders FC made Major League Soccer history, the Vashon Pirate boys were making a little soccer history themselves.

Vashon Seals swim team swims to success

Thirty-three members of Vashon’s swim team, the Seals, took part in a three-day invitational meet at Evergreen State College March 13 to 15.

Sports briefs

Lacrosse winsOn March 20, the Vashon High School Lacrosse Club opened its season with a solid win over a strong Puyallup team. Vashon scored first… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2009