Sports

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: 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

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Tuombe

Kentlake High School’s Tuombe was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week for Feb. 1. Q: What is your favorite… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2019

Tahoma wins meet by one

The Tahoma Bears gymnastics team (2-1, 2-1) traveled to Federal Way to compete against Decatur, Enumclaw, White River and Hazen Jan. 23. The Bears won… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Ally Van Guilder

Kentlake High School’s Ally Van Guilder, dance team, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for Feb. 1. Q:… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019
COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
                                Players help gather the furry donations from the Fred Meyer Teddy Bear Toss Night presented by WARM 106.9 FM.

Wedman hat trick leads Thunderbirds past Royals 6-4

6,021 teddy bears collected for first responders | PHOTOS

  • Jan 25, 2019
COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
                                Players help gather the furry donations from the Fred Meyer Teddy Bear Toss Night presented by WARM 106.9 FM.

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Colton Dean

Tahoma High School’s Colton Dean, basketball, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week for Jan. 25. Q: What is… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2019

Reporter Athlete of Week: Kailey Pfieffer

Tahoma High School’s Kailey Pfieffer, basketball, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for Jan. 25. Q: What is… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2019