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

  • Sep 16, 2008

Bainbridge 38, Vashon 14.

Bainbridge 38, Vashon 14.

  • Sep 16, 2008

Sports briefs

U14 Eagles victorious in Labor Day tournament

  • Sep 16, 2008

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Official Heart of the Sound results are below

Name age gender time place place

  • Sep 2, 2008

Youth Pirates open season with jamboree in Lakewood

Pirate Pride rose with the sun during the Northwest Youth Football League Jamboree Saturday, Aug. 23, at Harry E. Lang Stadium in Lakewood.

  • Sep 2, 2008

Don’t specialize, enjoy a few sports | Column

Specialization in sports is a function of logic: to play any sport well, one must practice; to be competitive, one must practice often; to practice often enough to be competitive today, one must practice all year long.

  • Aug 27, 2008

Athletes turn out in force for ‘HOTS’

An anxious ten-second countdown, a cannon blast from an offshore longboat, and the Eighth Annual Vashon Heart of the Sound Triathlon (HOTS) was under way on Sunday.

  • Aug 27, 2008

Golfers tee off in pink ‘for a cure’

Golfers tee off in pink ‘for a cure’

  • Aug 27, 2008

Kids take on HOTS triathlon, too

On Sunday, Aug. 24, the eighth annual Heart of the Sound (HOTS) Triathlon took place at the Burton Peninsula. Men, women, relay teams of three and kids competed in the race, under skies that weren’t always hospitable.

  • Aug 26, 2008

Archery season begins in September

Hunting season is here again. We are now beginning the “early archery season.” Folks may be observed traipsing through the woods with bow and arrow in hand in pursuit of the elusive Odocoileus hemionus (blacktail deer).

  • Aug 26, 2008