Sports

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
Treese (15) stuffs a failed attempt from Orting while Gritten (3) and Anderson (11) play cover.

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
Treese (15) stuffs a failed attempt from Orting while Gritten (3) and Anderson (11) play cover.
Savannah Krug

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
Savannah Krug

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
Bud’s Bombers will play their only home game of the season on Saturday.
Bud’s Bombers will play their only home game of the season on Saturday.
The Vashon Pirate Youth Football Heavies played in Husky Stadium on Saturday.

Heavies try out Husky Stadium

The Heavies won 7-0.

  • Nov 4, 2008
The Vashon Pirate Youth Football Heavies played in Husky Stadium on Saturday.
Will Kicinski rowed a single in the Head of the Gorge regatta Oct. 25.

Rowers look ahead to spring

In largely open regattas in Canada Oct. 25 and 26 (Head of the Gorge and Head of the Elk), the young team competed with Canadian university teams. The women’s quad (Koenig, Saathoff, Laine Williams, Marisca Martin and cox Warner) took fifth in a crowded field, and the men’s eight (Amstrup, Hoffman, Cody Turner, Will Kicinski, Steven Dewalt, Ky Burton, Thane Gill, Tim Hanson and cox Sayvetz) took first in its division.

  • Nov 4, 2008
Will Kicinski rowed a single in the Head of the Gorge regatta Oct. 25.

Pirates pummel Eagles

Vashon plays No. 1 Cascade Christian at home at 6:30 p.m. today, Nov. 5.

  • Nov 4, 2008
Savannah Krug is jubilant as she hugs exhausted Leigh Sheridan after the pair of Pirate sophomores qualified for the state cross-country meet. Krug finished 15th overall and Sheridan 26th in the Westside Classic Tri-District Meet on Saturday.

Sophomore runners snag spot at state meet

Two Pirate cross-country runners will compete at the state level, after placing in the top 30 competitors at the tri-district meet on Saturday.

  • Nov 4, 2008
Savannah Krug is jubilant as she hugs exhausted Leigh Sheridan after the pair of Pirate sophomores qualified for the state cross-country meet. Krug finished 15th overall and Sheridan 26th in the Westside Classic Tri-District Meet on Saturday.

Football game moved to Wednesday

This week's game is on Wednesday, not Thursday.

  • Nov 3, 2008
Pirates libero Jessica Pirruchio (in white jersey) prepares for her save and pass during the Cascade Christian match.

Volleyball team spikes Cougars and Eagles

By MITCH TREESEand MICHELLE STEARNSFor The BeachcomberThe Pirates hosted the Cascade Christian Cougars for a stunning five-game match on Monday, Oct. 20.The Pirates started out… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2008
Pirates libero Jessica Pirruchio (in white jersey) prepares for her save and pass during the Cascade Christian match.
Nathan Betz

Pirates suffer crushing defeat

By DON OLSONFor The BeachcomberAt the start of this game there were three schools tied for first place — Orting, Cascade Christian and Vashon —… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2008
Nathan Betz
Back Row L-R: Coach Mark Ledbetter

Vashon’s men in the trenches

These players, who helped in the effort to keep Chimacum scoreless, are the men in the “trenches,” the linemen whose work is harder to see… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2008
Back Row L-R: Coach Mark Ledbetter

Gridders shut out the Cowboys

By MARY KAY RAUMAFor The BeachcomberDespite a 21-0 shutout of Chimacum, things got off to an ominous start last Friday as the Vashon Pirates football… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2008

VHS soccer unbeaten last week

By GARY MEANSFor The BeachcomberThe girls high school soccer team played the tough Orting Cardinals to an overtime draw last Tuesday, and on Thursday they… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2008
Outside hitter India Everett (7) of the Vashon Pirates prepares for another supersonic kill shot as Katie Tomlinson (14) and Margret Gritten (3) defensively cover behind her in the match against Charles Wright last week.

Volleyball team takes two

By MICHELLE STEARNSFor The BeachcomberThe Vashon High School Pirates volleyball team won twice last week, both times by 3-0 scores against Charles Wright’s Tarriers and… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2008
Outside hitter India Everett (7) of the Vashon Pirates prepares for another supersonic kill shot as Katie Tomlinson (14) and Margret Gritten (3) defensively cover behind her in the match against Charles Wright last week.
Devin Anderson (11) readies a set to middle hitter Marika Treese

Seattle Christian serves Pirates a loss

Last week was a bad one for Pacific Northwest sports.The Huskies were decimated in Arizona, the Cougs couldn’t score to save their lives, the Seahawks… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2008
Devin Anderson (11) readies a set to middle hitter Marika Treese

Girls battle but lose tight contest to Warriors

By GARY MEANSFor The BeachcomberThe Vashon Pirates girls soccer team took to the pitch last Thursday for a Nisqually League game against the Seattle Christian… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2008
Pirate running back Nathan Betz

Pirates stomp Eagles, 26-6

By DON OLSON andMARY KAY RAUMAThe Vashon High School Pirates football team put on another dominating performance last week, this time against Life Christian at… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2008
Pirate running back Nathan Betz
Lineman Tim Jovanovich

Gridders win, 3-0, to tie for first in league

The Vashon Pirates football team shut out Nisqually League archrival Charles Wright 3-0 on Tarrier turf in the rain and wind last Friday.The game was… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2008
Lineman Tim Jovanovich