Burby Fun Run supports Vashon High students, athletes

The Bill Burby Inspirational Fun Run and Walk is a family affair. Burby was a beloved coach, teacher and mentor at Vashon High School who died suddenly of cardiac arrest in 1989. His legacy lives on in this community event. Proceeds from the event support Vashon High School (VHS) varsity athletics and the Vashon Community Scholarship Fund.

  • Jun 26, 2008

Three Vashon High School seniors recognized with athletic awards

Three Vashon High School students, less than a week from graduation, were honored with awards for their outstanding athletic achievement in the last four years.

  • Jun 25, 2008

Vashon High baseball squad holds awards banquet

The Vashon High School Pirates baseball team held its end-of-season awards banquet last week. Coach Steve Hall addressed the players and their families with his reflections on the season and the contributions of each of the players.

  • Jun 20, 2008

Off-islanders turn out for Vashon-Maury equestrian competiton

Vashon-Maury Island Horse Association hosted the 18th annual fund-raising competition, Two Days in Paradise, at Paradise Ridge Park on Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8. Twenty-seven off-Island competitors signed up to bring their horses to Vashon to compete against the local equestrians, in spite of warnings about ferry difficulties such as extreme low tides and substitution of the Hiyu for the Rhododendron.

  • Jun 20, 2008

Vashon’s Winebledon to feature new events

The Vashon Tennis Club is adding open singles and women’s singles to their annual “Winebledon Tennis Tournament” this year. It was dubbed Winebledon because the tournament begins with a celebration at Vashon Winery and is held at the same time as Wimbledon each year, according to tournament director Bart Queary.

  • Jun 20, 2008

Sports briefs

Youth football coaches sought

  • Jun 10, 2008

League track finals wrap for Vashon athletes on Bainbridge

Under cloudy skies, Vashon took 29 McMurray Middle School athletes to Bainbridge Island for the league finals in track and field. The races were exciting, and many athletes set personal records in field events.

  • Jun 4, 2008

Vashon-Maury Sports Briefs — Vashon Aquatic Club opens swim registration

Sports updates and announcements from around Vashon and Maury islands.

  • Jun 4, 2008

Shaggy Horse Show 2008 was full of winning riders and their equines

The results for this year’s Shaggy Horse show are now available.

  • May 28, 2008

Jewell earns two state track medals

The W.I.A.A. State Track and Field meet was held May 23 and 24, at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

  • May 27, 2008

Pirates succeed at districts, Jewell qualifies for state

On Thursday, May 15, and Saturday, May 17, the Tri-District 1A Championships were held at King’s High School in Shoreline. The lone state meet participant will be Jacqueline Jewell, who is a senior.

  • May 22, 2008

Three boats medal at crew regionals and go to nationals

With temperatures soaring into the high 90’s and Vashon Island Junior Crew racing five boats into the finals, the USRowing NW Junior Regionals held on Vancouver Lake in Vancouver, Wash., this past weekend were hot. Three Vashon boards are heading to Nationals in New Jersey June 26 to 29.

  • May 22, 2008

Pirates baseball season concludes

The Vashon High School Pirate baseball team lost 8-3 to the Kalama Chinooks at the Castle Rock regional tournament on Saturday, ending their bid for a state finals appearance. The Pirates ended their season with a 10-7 record.

  • May 22, 2008

Boys soccer team in state playoffs

The Vashon High School boys soccer team played a state playoff game yesterday to qualify them for the state quarterfinals. It happened too late for the results to appear in today’s paper.

  • May 13, 2008

Girls take second and boys take sixth in track league meet

The 1A Nisqually League Track and Field championships were held on May 6 and 7. Fife High School was the venue for both the 1A and 2A league meets this year.

  • May 13, 2008

Rowers cross the border, novice quad wins gold

With more than 1,650 athletes in attendance from more than 30 clubs representing Canada and the United States, some from as far away as Tempe, Ariz., the Vashon Island Junior Crew (VIJC) saw more of their boats go to finals in the April 25-26 prestigious Brentwood Regatta — the largest high school regatta in North America — than in any previous year.

  • May 13, 2008

Pirates hammer home the points in playoffs

The Vashon High School Pirate baseball team unloaded three home runs in defeating the Seattle Christian Warriors, 11-3, in tri-district playoffs last Saturday.They now move on to the round of 16, playing for one of four state tournament berths.

  • May 13, 2008