Sports

Boys blaze at Hoop Challenge

The Pirate boys’ basketball team demonstrated their size and quickness against two tough non-league opponents last week. Saturday, they brought down the Jackson Timberwolves, 64-55, at the Les Schwab Hoop Challenge at Bellevue Community College.

  • Dec 16, 2008

Grapplers wrangle a win at home

Lack of experience didn’t prevent a very promising freshman Max Croonquist and sophomore Keegan Shrum from pinning their opponents on Friday at home.

  • Dec 16, 2008

Wrestlers undefeated

The Vashon wrestling team opened the dual meet season with a 4-0 record, beating Rainier High School last Friday, 60-18, before departing to Bellevue the next morning for a triple dual meet.

  • Dec 9, 2008

Lady Pirates topple Cardinals, Bulldogs

After taking a share of the Nisqually League title and finishing 11th at state last year, the Vashon girls basketball team started off their 2008-09 campaign with two solid victories.

  • Dec 9, 2008

Hoopsters breeze to 70-54 victory over Seattle Academy

The Pirate boys basketball team skated to a 70-54 victory, in their home opener against the Seattle Academy Cardinals last Wednesday.

  • Dec 9, 2008

Registration ends Friday for Ski School 2009

Registration can be done in person only at Vashon Park District’s Ober Park office. The deadline to sign up is this Friday, Dec. 5.

  • Dec 2, 2008

U11 soccer teams in championship tournament

Both Vashon U11 boys soccer teams have qualified for the Tacoma-Pierce County Junior Soccer Association post-season championship tournament.

  • Dec 2, 2008

Boys basketball team looks ahead to perhaps its best season yet

The Vashon High School Pirate boys basketball team kick off their season at 7 p.m. tonight in a home opener against the Seattle Academy Cardinals at the Vashon High School gym.

  • Dec 2, 2008

Wrestlers ready to rumble

By CARL BLOMGRENFor The BeachcomberLast week I tried calling the wrestling room at Vashon High School, but was unable to get through.The message was something… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2008

Youth football teams show sportsmanship in bowl

Youth Pirates play Sportsmanship Bowl.

  • Nov 18, 2008

Master rowers medal in Canada

With the sun shining on both venues, VIRC’s masters rowers shined on the water as well, highlighted by the club’s first-ever gold medal at Elk Lake on Sunday, Oct. 26.

  • Nov 18, 2008

Montesano squeaks past Vashon, 14-7

The curtain fell on the Vashon High School football season last Saturday night, when the Pirates suffered a heartbreaking 14-7 loss to the third-ranked Montesano Bulldogs.

  • Nov 18, 2008

Soccer teams to President’s Cup

The Blazers will play in the President’s Cup District Final on Sunday, Nov. 23, at Starfire Soccer Stadium in Tukwila.

  • Nov 18, 2008

Pirates beat Trojans in a playoff nailbiter; next game on Saturday

This victory moves them into another playoff game, against unbeaten Montesano (10-0) at Tumwater at 7 p.m Saturday, November 15.

  • Nov 12, 2008

Girls basketball ramps up for season, welcomes new JV coach

The Lady Pirates will begin practicing Nov. 17, in preparation for their upcoming 2008/2009 campaign.The Pirate basketball team is coming off one of its best… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2008

Volleyball closes out with tri-districts

By MITCH TREESEand MICHELLE STEARNSFor The BeachcomberPirates volleyball dispatched Orting, Seattle Christian and Charles Wright with decisive wins to finish third in the Nisqually League… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2008

Sophomores run in Pasco

Sophomore cross-country runners Savannah Krug, at left, and Leigh Sheridan participated in the state meet in Pasco, placing 41st and 54th out of the 131 runners on the 1A course.

  • Nov 11, 2008

Pirates fell to Cougars last week, but beat Meridian Trojans 22-21 on Tuesday night

The Pirates will have their next playoff game — time, place and opponent TBA. Check this Web site tomorrow for a complete story on the game, and upcoming game information.

  • Nov 11, 2008

Heavies try out Husky Stadium

The Heavies won 7-0.

  • Nov 4, 2008