Tahoma senior Kimball Cottam goes up for a shot during Tuesday’s win over Todd Beamer. Photos by Kayse Angel

Tahoma senior Kimball Cottam goes up for a shot during Tuesday’s win over Todd Beamer. Photos by Kayse Angel

Bears kick off new season with win

As temps drop and the sun sets earlier, high school sports have gone inside for the season.

The 2018-2019 basketball season tipped off Nov. 27 when Tahoma hosted Todd Beamer.

The Bears won its home opener 57-52.

Senior Kimball Cottam scored a team high 18 points Tuesday.

Senior Colton Dean shot three field goals and was 4 for 4 at the line, scoring the second highest for the Bears with 10 points.

The Bears will face Auburn Riverside next at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Les Schwab TipOff Classic held at Auburn Riverside.

Around Town

The Kentwood Conquerors opened its season by hosting Todd Beamer Nov. 29.

The Conks won 46-23.

Next up for Kentwood is a 5 p.m. home game against Union on Saturday, Dec. 1.

The Kentlake Falcons do not tip off until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 when it hosts Kent-Meridian.

Tahoma senior Kimball Cottam goes up for a shot during Tuesday’s win over Todd Beamer. Photos by Kayse Angel

Tahoma senior Kimball Cottam goes up for a shot during Tuesday’s win over Todd Beamer. Photos by Kayse Angel

Tahoma junior JC Humphrey looks to make the shot during the Bears game Tuesday. Photos by Kayse Angel

Tahoma junior JC Humphrey looks to make the shot during the Bears game Tuesday. Photos by Kayse Angel

More in Sports

The week’s Athlete of the Week: Zachary Klobutcher

Tahoma High School’s Zachary Klobutcher, boys track, was selected as the Maple… Continue reading

Adaji Osaro-Igwe, submitted photo
Reporter Athlete of the Week: Adaji Osaro-Igwe

Tahoma High School’s Adaji Osaro-Igwe, girls track, was selected as the Maple… Continue reading

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Aidan Mercado

Tahoma High School’s Aidan Mercado, boys track, was selected as the Covington… Continue reading

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Alaina Brady

Tahoma High School’s Alaina Brady, girls track, was selected as the Covington… Continue reading

Chargers stop Conquerors 2-0

Cameron Hoiland and Jordan Rourke each drove in a run as Kentridge… Continue reading

Seahawks, Ben’s Fund announce efforts to support Autism Awareness Month

Efforts have raised more than $3.5 million since 2012

The Thunderbirds’ Andrej Kukuca exults after scoring one of the team’s four goals during a furious third-period comeback Wednesday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Thunderbirds storm back to even series

Wedman caps four-goal outburst in 4-3 win over Vancouver

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Taye Ansah

Kentlake High School’s Taye Ansah, cheer, was selected as the Covington Maple… Continue reading

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Cady Wilton

Kentlake High School’s Cady Wilton, softball, was selected as the Covington Maple… Continue reading

Photo by Brain Liesse, 
                                Seattle Thunderbirds 
                                Tyrel Bauer attends Kentwood High School and plays defenseman for the T-Birds.
Local teenager plays for Seattle Thunderbirds

Kentwood student selected by T-Birds in 2017 WHL draft.

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Tyler Hardin

Tahoma High School’s Tyler Hardin, soccer, was selected as the Covington Maple… Continue reading

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Kaiea Higa

Tahoma High School’s Kaiea Higa, softball, was selected as the Covington Maple… Continue reading