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Fall season honors

Boys basketballSeveral members of the Vashon Pirates boys basketball team were named to All-League and state tournament basketball teams.The team’s coach, Andy Sears, was named… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2009

Boys capture basketball state championship title

The Vashon High School boys Pirates basketball team achieved their goal of the season — bringing the big gold ball back to the Island, and with it the 1A state high school basketball championship title on Saturday.

Girls basketball team loses two tough games at state tournament

The Pirates played two tough games at this year’s state tournament, losing to Onalaska 46-36 on Wednesday, March 4, and being knocked out of the tournament by Chelan 49-33 on the following day.

  • Mar 10, 2009

Boys basketball team starts out strong

The Vashon High School Pirate boys’ basketball team opened their state tournament bid with a convincing win at the Yakima SunDome on Wednesday.

  • Mar 5, 2009

Girls basketball team advances to State

The Vashon Pirates beat the Nooksack Valley Pioneers 45 to 42 in a thrilling come-from-behind overtime victory on Feb. 28

  • Mar 4, 2009

Boys basketball team captures TriDistrict Tournament title

The Pirate boys’ basketball team cut down the nets at the Mountlake Terrace High School gym on Saturday after winning the 1-A TriDistrict Tournament title. They begin play today at the 1-A State Tournament in the Yakima SunDome, as the number one seed out of the Northwest region.

Five of eight Pirates who wrestled at state earned medals

The Tacoma Dome was the last stop for the Vashon High School wrestling team this past weekend.

Shiosaki repeats state championship at 112 pounds

Sylvie Shiosaki didn’t remember her final match on Saturday, but she did know she had just won her second consecutive championship at Mat Classic XXI, the state wrestling tournament. Last year she won the 112-pound bracket.

  • Feb 24, 2009

Girls face Cedar Park in home game tonight

The Vashon Pirates girls basketball team lost to the Seattle Christian Warriors Saturday night in the sub-district title game to decide the number one and number two team to tri-district.

  • Feb 24, 2009

Boys beat Redskins and play King’s on Friday

The Vashon High School boys Pirates basketball team took a giant step in their quest for a 1A state championship on Saturday, beating the highly ranked Port Townsend Redskins 59-38 winner-to-state subdistrict contest at the Orting High School gym.

Pirates primed for playoffs

The Vashon High School boys Pirates basketball team completed a perfect Nisqually League season last week by taking their last two games from Life Christian and Charles Wright Academy. This year’s title is the fifth in a row for the successful program under coach Andy Sears.

Girls basketball team tallies two final league wins

The Vashon Pirates ended the 2008-09 regular season with two league victories last week, bringing their record to 15-4, or 10-2 in the Nisqually League.

  • Feb 17, 2009

Three girls grapplers grab state slots

Three girls advance to Mat Classic, the state championship wrestling tournament, and the Pirates were the sixth place team in the regional tournament last Saturday at Emerald Ridge.

  • Feb 17, 2009

Five boys grapplers head to state

At the regional wrestling tournament held last Saturday at Bellevue Christian High School, five tough Vashon Pirates ascended the ladder into the Tacoma Dome where the state tournament will be held this weekend. Once inside the Dome, each wrestler will compete with 15 others in his weight class to determine the best in the state.

Seals swim to first-place finish in Port Angeles

Four members of the boys relay team from Vashon’s swim team, the Seals, attended the Division 5 February Challenge Meet, Feb. 7 and 8, in Port Angeles.

  • Feb 17, 2009

Boys basketball secures Nisqually League crown

The Vashon High School boys’ Pirate basketball team clinched its fifth consecutive Nisqually League title last week by defeating Seattle Christian at the Vashon High School gym on Feb. 3.

Grapplers will send 13 athletes to regional tournament

The Vashon High School wrestling team hosted the 1A Sub-Regional Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 7, with 13 athletes qualifying for the regionals competition this Saturday at Bellevue Christian.

Girls suffer two losses

For the first time this year, Vashon’s girls basketball team suffered back-to-back losses last week.

  • Feb 10, 2009

Wrestlers bested by Cruisers, Cardinals

Last Wednesday, in their last home dual match, the Vashon Pirates lost a hard, tough wrestling match to the Eatonville Cruisers, 33-45.

Girls hoopsters take two more games

Vashon’s girls basketball team had a full week of play the last week of January. Starting off the week, the Pirates hosted the Cascade Christian Cougars on Tuesday, Jan. 27.

  • Feb 3, 2009