Sports

Taylor-made win

Auburn erupts early, thumps Kent-Meridian to keep series trophy

Gottstein next for unbeaten My Heart Awakens | Emerald Downs

My Heart Awakens exploded through the lane for a two-length victory Sunday in the $18,000 Carl’s Jr. Purse for 2-year-olds on Italian Day at Emerald… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2017

Wright soaring as top trainer at Emerald Downs

Blaine Wright without question is enjoying one of the finest seasons in Emerald Downs’ history. With 47 wins in 130 starts, Wright is clicking at… Continue reading

  • Sep 2, 2017

Humble, gifted Lion leading the way | Prep football preview

Talan Alfrey understands that it’s better to give than to receive. Auburn Mountainview High School’s all-purpose athlete for all seasons is ready to take the… Continue reading

Thunderbirds sign four players to contracts | WHL

The Seattle Thunderbirds have signed four players – center Graeme Bryks, goalie Cole Schwebius, defenseman Cade McNelly and center Samuel Huo – to Western Hockey… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2017

Shane in Miss Homestreet wins Gold Cup in Detroit | Hydros

By Bruce Madej/H1 Unlimited Series Jimmy Shane knew he had the team and boat to make some noise at the Detroit Hydrofest. And when he… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2017

Mach One Rules captures Tribal Classic | Emerald Downs

Mach One Rules and Blaine Wright played starring roles Sunday as Emerald Downs presented the $300,000 Washington Cup – a series of six stakes races… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2017

Mike Man’s Gold set for Washington Cup | Emerald Downs

Mike Man’s Gold could put the exclamation point on a dream season Sunday with a victory in the $50,000 Muckleshoot Tribal Classic on Washington Cup… Continue reading

  • Aug 25, 2017

Swoop to the hoop

Sun comes out for Jim Marsh Classic | PHOTOS

Secretly Fast scores Bank of America stunner | Emerald Downs

Secretly Fast – the longest shot in the 11-horse field – rolled to a stunning gate-to-wire victory Sunday in the $59,670 Bank of America Emerald… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2017

Sorelli defends title in Sunday’s $55,000 Bank of America Emerald Championship

Quarter Horses take center stage Sunday with the seventh running of the $55,000 Bank of America Emerald Championship Challenge at 440 yards for 3-year-olds and… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Thunderbirds announce training camp schedule; single-game tickets go on sale Aug. 23

The WHL champion Seattle Thunderbirds open training camp on Wednesday, Aug. 23, with six scrimmages at the ShoWare Center. The scrimmages, which include three teams… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Johnson, Meadway snag Lake Meridian Triathlon wins | PHOTOS

The warm waters of Lake Meridian and the out-and-back bike and running courses never felt more forgiving to Nick Johnson and Ginny Meadway than they… Continue reading

Jim Marsh Classic returns to Emerald Downs on Aug. 19-20

Jim Marsh Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament returns to Emerald Downs on Saturday and Sunday. Divisions range from second grade to adult. The tournament, one of… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2017

Gold Rush Dancer wins the Longacres Mile

Gold Rush Dancer took a four-length lead to the finish line to win the Longacres Mile.

Citizen Kitty captures $65,000 Emerald Distaff

Citizen Kitty proved she is without doubt the track’s top older filly or mare with a 1½-length victory over a resilient Little Dancer in Sunday’s… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2017

Emerald Downs, Saratoga combine for Cross-Country Pick 4

The $200,000 Longacres Mile (Grade 3) and $65,000 Emerald Distaff at Emerald Downs are part of a special $0.50 Pick 4 Sunday with Saratoga Race… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2017

Passing the game on to kids | PHOTOS

Barry Bonnell roamed the outfield for 10 major-league seasons, including three years with the Seattle Mariners in the 1980s. Following his big-league days, Bonnell has… Continue reading

Full field set for Sunday’s $200,000 Longacres Mile

Mach One Rules and defending champion Point Piper lead the way

  • Aug 10, 2017

Citizen Kitty tops $65,000 Emerald Distaff

A field 10 older fillies compete in the $65,000 Emerald Distaff at 1 1/8 miles in the season’s championship event for older fillies and mares… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2017