Sports

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
The Pirates huddle after winning the match over the Charles Wright Tarriers in four exciting games.

Pirates volleyball

— Michelle Stearns is a volleyball mom.

  • Sep 16, 2008
The Pirates huddle after winning the match over the Charles Wright Tarriers in four exciting games.
Vashon sophomore James Spencer kicks past Orting’s Drew Templeman in the final 100 meters to take sixth place in Thursday’s cross-country meet.

X-country teams

— This article was compiled and edited by sports editor Eric Horsting with information from coaches Kevin Ross and Laura Johnson.

  • Sep 16, 2008
Vashon sophomore James Spencer kicks past Orting’s Drew Templeman in the final 100 meters to take sixth place in Thursday’s cross-country meet.
Pirate Michael Stoffer gathers in Vashon’s first touchdown

Bainbridge 38, Vashon 14.

Bainbridge 38, Vashon 14.

  • Sep 16, 2008
Pirate Michael Stoffer gathers in Vashon’s first touchdown

Sports briefs

U14 Eagles victorious in Labor Day tournament

  • Sep 16, 2008
Alex Sohl

Vashon Pirates defeat Sultan Turks 24-21 in home opener | HS Football

Vashon High School’s Pirate football team defeated the Sultan Turks last Friday 24-21 in a tense duel that was not decided until the final seconds.

  • Sep 9, 2008
Alex Sohl
Soccer coach Paul Beytebiere looks on during practice.

girls soccer team

Vashon High School girls soccer coach Paul Beytebiere didn’t seem too perturbed by his team’s 6-1 loss last Saturday to Port Townsend’s Redskins.

  • Sep 9, 2008
Soccer coach Paul Beytebiere looks on during practice.
Members of the cross-country team take a break at the north-end ferry dock after their Dock 2 Dock run Saturday

cross country boys

The Vashon Pirates cross-country team is off and running in 2008, according to boys coach Kevin Ross. Ross said that 20 athletes turned out, which will supply a solid core of performers for both varsity and junior varsity.

  • Sep 9, 2008
Members of the cross-country team take a break at the north-end ferry dock after their Dock 2 Dock run Saturday
Nick Fox Edele kicks a place kick in practice last week as Coach Clay Eastly

Pirate Team

Vashon High School football head coach Clay Eastly seemed very happy with the outcome of last Friday night’s game, the opener for the season against the Sultan Turks, a non-league opponent.

  • Sep 9, 2008
Nick Fox Edele kicks a place kick in practice last week as Coach Clay Eastly
Pirate seven-player tennis team hopes to rule the court

Pirate seven-player tennis team hopes to rule the court

Vashon High School varsity tennis head coach Jake Dillon said last week after a Friday practice on a balmy afternoon at the Pirate courts that he will use a team of seven including lone senior Max Burnham, who is also a basketball player.

  • Sep 9, 2008
Pirate seven-player tennis team hopes to rule the court
Coach Dave Plypick

Volleyball takes off again Volleyball takes off again

Coach Dave Plypick said the volleyball team is younger this year. He’s looking for an on-the-floor leader to replace Shannon McGowan, who graduated last year.

  • Sep 9, 2008
Coach Dave Plypick
Vashon forward Cat Amick
Vashon forward Cat Amick

It takes a village to make a sports page.

It takes a village to make a sports page.

  • Sep 9, 2008

Hunting season

Heavy population density can and often does have a negative effect on the health of the deer population. When populations reach a certain level, the incidence of disease and parasitical infection increases, and dietary restrictions negatively affect size and health. As a result, growth potential is not fully realized. Many of us who are concerned about the wildlife on our islands have observed this to be true of our deer population. Proper herd management is the answer to the problem.

  • Sep 9, 2008
The team’s first game is at noon Saturday

Official Heart of the Sound results are below

Name age gender time place place

  • Sep 2, 2008
The team’s first game is at noon Saturday