Sports

State, county agencies to gather for softball tournament Aug. 10 at Game Farm Park

The plotting’s been going on for months. But now, with Aug. 10 approaching, the Ballbusters, the Renegades, the Misfits and other fiercely-named squads are keen… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2019
Anyportinastorm, with Juan Hernandez up, runs away with the $50,000 Budweiser Stakes at Emerald Downs in June. The horse has been nominated for the Longacres Mile. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

84th Longacres Mile heads four-stakes lineup for Championship Sunday Aug. 11

Local standout Anyportinastorm heads nominations

  • Jul 31, 2019
Anyportinastorm, with Juan Hernandez up, runs away with the $50,000 Budweiser Stakes at Emerald Downs in June. The horse has been nominated for the Longacres Mile. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Memorable trip to China

Auburn-led basketball team captures Shanghai tournament during 10-day trip

  • Jul 25, 2019

Kato back in the saddle at Emerald Downs

The amazing Akifumi Kato returns to Emerald Downs for a special riding assignment Saturday evening. The only active jockey to have won a race at… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2019

Taste of international softball

Acers welcome touring Chinese Taipei Olympic women’s team to Kent

Kevin Orozco guides More Power to Him to victory in the $50,000 Mt. Rainier Stakes for 3-year-olds and up Sunday at Emerald Downs. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Championship Sunday: Preview Day recap

More Power to Him surges to win in $50,000 Mt. Rainier Stakes; No Talking Back pulls upset in Boeing Stakes

  • Jul 22, 2019
Kevin Orozco guides More Power to Him to victory in the $50,000 Mt. Rainier Stakes for 3-year-olds and up Sunday at Emerald Downs. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO
Oh Marvelous Me, left, scoring an allowance victory on Aug. 26, 2017, is the likely favorite in the $50,000 Mt. Rainier Stakes for older horses. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Stakes quadruple-header set for Sunday

Mt. Rainier and Boeing stakes head 10-race card

  • Jul 19, 2019
Oh Marvelous Me, left, scoring an allowance victory on Aug. 26, 2017, is the likely favorite in the $50,000 Mt. Rainier Stakes for older horses. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Kent’s Bernard to drive Oberto Specialty Meats H1 Unlimited hydro

Test run set for Thursday on Lake Washington

  • Jul 17, 2019

Bracket racket

Division champions crowned at 10th annual ShoWare Shootout basketball tournament

  • Jul 16, 2019
Perfect Dude (blue blinkers) edges Rally Cat in Seattle Slew Stakes at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Stakes doubleheader showdown

Perfect Dude collars Rally Cat in Seattle Slew; Twirling Devon prevails in Irish Day

  • Jul 15, 2019
Perfect Dude (blue blinkers) edges Rally Cat in Seattle Slew Stakes at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO
Alittlelesstalk, right, and Mucho Amor, left, continue their rivalry Sunday in the $50,000 Irish Day Stakes for 3-year-old fillies. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Giant fields for Sunday stakes doubleheader

Seattle Slew, Irish Day fields to go to the post

  • Jul 12, 2019
Alittlelesstalk, right, and Mucho Amor, left, continue their rivalry Sunday in the $50,000 Irish Day Stakes for 3-year-old fillies. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Historic horsepower returns to Pacific Raceways

Many makes, models take on 10-turn road course | PHOTOS

  • Jul 11, 2019

Stars Youth Summer Camps available

The Tacoma Stars – a Kent-based indoor soccer team – are hosting Youth Summer Camps. The Stars have partnered with Washington Premier FC to bring… Continue reading

  • Jul 11, 2019
The outdoor courts at the accesso ShoWare Center come to life with 3-on-3 boys and girls basketball action in several divisions July 13 and 14. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Registration is open for ShoWare Shootout

3-on-3 basketball tournament returns July 13-14

  • Jul 3, 2019
The outdoor courts at the accesso ShoWare Center come to life with 3-on-3 boys and girls basketball action in several divisions July 13 and 14. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

T-Birds release 2019-2020 regular season schedule

Opener Sept. 21 against Kamloops Blazers

  • Jul 1, 2019
Anyportinastorm, with Juan Hernandez up, runs away with the $50,000 Budweiser Stakes at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Anyportinastorm awesome in $50,000 Budweiser Stakes

Stamping himself as the top local contender for the Longacres Mile in six weeks, Anyportinastorm blitzed a solid field of older horses in Sunday’s $50,000… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2019
Anyportinastorm, with Juan Hernandez up, runs away with the $50,000 Budweiser Stakes at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Roar of yesteryear: vintage car racing returns to Pacific Raceways

Pacific Northwest Historics fields three-day program at Kent’s storied road course

Three Thunderbirds selected in NHL Draft

Panthers pick Rybinski, Wedman; Flyers grab Ross

  • Jun 24, 2019

Best of Me prevails in State Legislators showdown

Wright picks up another stakes victory

  • Jun 24, 2019
Ima Happy Cat and Rocco Bowen clear in the stretch en route to capturing the $50,000 Seattle Stakes last year. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

$50,000 Washington State Legislators draws big field

There appears to be no shortage of older fillies and mares this season at Emerald Downs. Last month’s Hastings Stakes drew a field of nine… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2019
Ima Happy Cat and Rocco Bowen clear in the stretch en route to capturing the $50,000 Seattle Stakes last year. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO