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

Pirates pummel Eagles

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

  • Nov 4, 2008

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

Football game moved to Wednesday

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

  • Nov 3, 2008

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

One Sock, No Cleats with David Jennings

Soccer dad faced his biases against the sport.

  • Oct 7, 2008

Volleyball splits the week in two matches

By MICHELLE STEARNSFor The BeachcomberDuring their three-game match against Cascade Christian Sept. 24, the girls volleyball team took the lead several times, but couldn’t seem… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2008

Sports briefs

4-H Rock Riders impress at fairSeveral members of the Vashon Rock Riders 4-H Club recently competed at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup.Vashon’s intermediate rider… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2008

Gridders top Port Townsend 26-25 with 311 run yards

By DON OLSONFor The BeachcomberVashon’s Pirate football team defeated Port Townsend last Friday in a thriller, 26-25.This game had everything: suspense, long passes, long runs,… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2008

VHS tennis starts strong

By ERIC HORSTINGSports EditorThe Pirates varsity boys tennis team won three times last week and is 4-1 going into a stretch of four matches that… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2008

Vashon football loses to 3A Lakeside, 21-6

Vashon High School’s 1A gridders played a tough game against 3A Lakeside, leading 6-0 into the fourth quarter before the Lions got on the scoreboard… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2008