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The Vashon High School boys’ Pirate basketball team notched a key win against a strong Cascade Christian Cougar basketball team last week. The Cougars came into the game on Tuesday only one game behind the Pirates in the Nisqually 1A league.
The Vashon High School boys basketball team notched two more wins last week. On Wednesday, they defeated the Charles Wright Tarriers 56-33. On Friday, they pummeled the Chimacum Cowboys, 89-23.
The Vashon High School wrestling team upped its dual match record to 7-2, when they defeated the Cascade Christian Cougars in Puyallup on Thursday, Jan. 22.
Vashon’s girls basketball team traveled to Chimacum Friday night and were roped into a barn-burner with the rough and tumble Cowboys, but pulled away with a 61-53 victory.
At home on Friday, the Pirates displayed their quickness against the athletic but outmanned Life Christian visitors, to take a 54-24 win.The Eagles, a 2B… Continue reading
Vashon subdued the Steilacoom Sentinels by a score of 54-24 on Tuesday, Jan. 13, with eight freshmen and sophomores (out of 14 weight classes) in the starting lineup.
Beating the Life Christian Eagles 54-36 on Friday, the girls basketball team increased its league standings to 4-1 and were tied for 10th of 1A girls teams statewide on Monday.
The Vashon High School Pirate boys’ basketball team notched an important win in Yakima on Monday against the ninth-ranked Chelan Goats 47-39.
Nineteen high school wrestling teams sloshed and floated their way to the Everett High School gymnasium on Saturday, Jan. 10, where they slipped out of their survival suits to don their singlets and participate in the Everett Classic Wrestling Tournament, held for varsity and junior varsity teams.
The battle was won before the game was over against the Warriors on Friday, Jan. 9. Pirate fans, including Stanford basketball coach Rodney Tention, filled the Seattle Christian gym, dulling the team’s home advantage.
The sweet taste of winning is fast becoming a staple of Pirates basketball. On Jan. 11, they savored the taste of the Cascade Christian Cougars.
The Pirates Varsity boys basketball team continued their winning way on Tuesday, Jan. 6 — Pirates 81, Orting Cardinals 33 — and go on the road today and tomorrow to face some of their toughest opponents yet.
Considered one of the most competitive 1A/2A wrestling tournaments in the state, the annual Rock Wrestling Tournament was held at Vashon High School on Tuesday, Dec. 30.
The Vashon High School Pirates boys basketball team competed in the Barlow Trail Classic holiday basketball tournament last week in Gresham, Ore.
A physical, quick and athletic Steilacoom Sentinels basketball team gave the Vashon Pirate boys a scare last Saturday at Steilacoom. But the Pirates survived the see-saw battle, taking a 55-51 victory.
The act of quitting earns one an assortment of derisive labels — quitter, loser, wimp, chicken, slacker, loafer, backslider and even “scrimshanker,” a British word that somehow comes off worse than wanker.
John Gage controlled the tip to Thomas Timm-Skove, who scored off three giant steps to the hoop. The Pirates went on to trounce the Cowboys, 89-20. Friday’s highly anticipated game at Cascade Christian was canceled because of the weather. A makeup date has not been set.
The Pirates beat the Cowboys of Chimicum 62-36 in their opening league contest of the season. After a relatively tight first half that found the Pirates up 32-24, the Pirates came out running and gunning in the second half, outscoring the Cowboys 40 to 12.
The Raptors played the undefeated Gig Harbor Rovers for the championship, and though they played very well, they lost 1-0.
For the first time in many years — perhaps 20 — the girls Pirate basketball team defeated longtime rivals Eatonville Cruisers 59-57 in overtime.