Sports

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Austin Dickinson

Kentwood High School’s Austin Dickinson, soccer, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week for March 15. Q: What is… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2019

 

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Kaci Imus

Kentwood High School’s Kaci Imus, softball, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for March 15. Q: What is… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2019

 

Photos by Kayse Angel

Tahoma Bears off to 2-1 start

Spring is right around the corner and as the weather changes from winter to warmer temperatures, high school sports are heading back outside. The Tahoma… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2019

 

Athlete of the Week: Hannah Knauss

Tahoma High School’s Hannah Knauss, dance, was selected as the Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for March 8. Q: What is your favorite subject… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2019

Athlete of the Week: Jonathan McKenzie

Kentlake High School’s Jonathan McKenzie, soccer, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week for March 1. Q: What is… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2019

Athlete of the Week: Cecelia Loudermilk

Kentlake High School’s Cecelia Loudermilk, gymnastics, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for March 1. Q: What is… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2019
Auburn Riverside defenders bring down Kennedy Catholic’s Junior Alexander during North Puget Sound League Mountain Division action in Oct. 2018 at Auburn Memorial Stadium. Photo by Rachel Ciampi/Auburn Reporter

Lawmakers push concussion awareness and best practices in sports

SB 5238 requires University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center to compile research data

  • Feb 22, 2019
Auburn Riverside defenders bring down Kennedy Catholic’s Junior Alexander during North Puget Sound League Mountain Division action in Oct. 2018 at Auburn Memorial Stadium. Photo by Rachel Ciampi/Auburn Reporter
Kentwood sophomore Ben Stanton swims to victory in the 50-yard backstroke final during the 4A state championships at the King County Aquatics Center in Federal Way on Saturday. Stanton captured the title with a time of 32.86 seconds. He also finished second in the 50 freestyle in 26.82. Courtesy photo by Tracy Arnold

Kentwood sophomore sets record

Tahoma junior snags first at state.

Kentwood sophomore Ben Stanton swims to victory in the 50-yard backstroke final during the 4A state championships at the King County Aquatics Center in Federal Way on Saturday. Stanton captured the title with a time of 32.86 seconds. He also finished second in the 50 freestyle in 26.82. Courtesy photo by Tracy Arnold

Gymnasts move on to state

The 2018-2019 state gymnastics meet begins Thursday, Feb. 21 and runs through Saturday, Feb. 23 at Sammamish High School. Below are results from the district… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2019
Kentwood’s Alex Long, top, battles Auburn Mountainview’s Brennen Hanson during their 152-pound semifinal at Mat Classic XXXI at the Tacoma Dome on Saturday. Long pulled out a 4-3 decision to reach the final. Rachel Ciampi, Kent Reporter

Wrestlers compete at supersized state meet

The 2019 Mat Classic looked a bit different from years past with more than 2,400 wrestlers competing in six classifications over the weekend at the… Continue reading

Kentwood’s Alex Long, top, battles Auburn Mountainview’s Brennen Hanson during their 152-pound semifinal at Mat Classic XXXI at the Tacoma Dome on Saturday. Long pulled out a 4-3 decision to reach the final. Rachel Ciampi, Kent Reporter

Athlete of the Week: Nathan Ainsworth

Tahoma High School’s Nathan Ainsworth, swim, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week for Feb. 22. Q: What is… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2019

Long’s journey ends with silver at supersized state meet

Kentwood boys, girls scramble back to place

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Chase Canning

Kentwood High School’s Chase Canning, swim, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week for Feb. 15. Q: What is… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Ashley Yang

Kentwood High School’s Ashley Yang, gymnastics, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for Feb. 15. Q: What is… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019
COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
                                The Thunderbirds’ Matthew Wedman celebrates his game-winning overtime goal against Medicine Hat at the accesso ShoWare Center on Saturday night.

Thunderbirds tame Tigers in overtime

Wedman scores game-winning goal in 4-3 victory over Medicine Hat

  • Feb 14, 2019
COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
                                The Thunderbirds’ Matthew Wedman celebrates his game-winning overtime goal against Medicine Hat at the accesso ShoWare Center on Saturday night.
Junior guard Alphonse Oywak goes up for a basket during the second half of the loser out game Wednesday. Photo by Sarah Brenden

Conks season ends with district loss

With a break in the winter weather Wednesday, the Kentwood Conquerors and Sumner Spartans were able to face off in a loser out game. Sumner… Continue reading

Junior guard Alphonse Oywak goes up for a basket during the second half of the loser out game Wednesday. Photo by Sarah Brenden

Bears win final regular season meet of season

The Tahoma Bears gymnastics team is 2-1 in league and overall this season. The Bears final regular season meet came Jan. 30 with North Puget… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2019

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Colton Natwick

Tahoma High School’s Colton Natwick, swim, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week for Feb. 8. Q: What is… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2019

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Gracie Johnson

Tahoma High School’s Gracie Johnson, cheer was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for Feb. 8. Q: What is… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2019

Kentwood wrestlers rule league tournament mats

Kentwood, behind six individual champions, captured the North Puget Sound League Cascade/sub-distinct wrestling meet title at Kent-Meridian High School last Saturday. The Conquerors finished with… Continue reading