Sports

COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Emerald Downs

Emerald Downs announces revised 2020 stakes schedule

Racing starts June 22; first featured race Aug. 2

 

Emerald Downs to open for horse racing June 22

No fans initially at Auburn track; fans can wager from home

 

FILE PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

T-Birds issue ticket refunds, exchanges for cancelled games in Kent

17,000 tickets sold for three March contests at ShoWare Center

 

T-Birds select 13 players in Bantam Draft

Seattle trades goalie Roddy Ross to Regina for three draft picks

  • Apr 23, 2020

Auburn Riverside’s Camden Heilborn to play volleyball at Western Washington

Will join sister Calley Heilborn at Bellingham school

  • Apr 21, 2020
High school stadium lights will go on across the state, including Kent and Auburn, on Friday night to honor the Class of 2020. COURTESY PHOTO

Friday night lights in Auburn to honor Class of 2020 | Update

Kent School District postpones its plan

High school stadium lights will go on across the state, including Kent and Auburn, on Friday night to honor the Class of 2020. COURTESY PHOTO

No-show season: WIAA announces cancellation of spring sports, activities

Due to the school closure extension, the cancellation includes all practices, competitions, tournaments and championships, WIAA says.

Emerald Downs still plans to have horse racing season in 2020

Horse training continues at Auburn racetrack

There’s still hope for spring sports, WIAA announces

Washington Interscholastic Activities Association making contingency plans for high school sports competitions after extension of stay home order.

T-Birds select Dauner, Mackie in Western Hockey League U.S. Prospects Draft

Dauner is a center from Fargo; Mackie is a defenseman from Anchorage

  • Mar 26, 2020

The waiting game

High school spring sports put on hold as officials hope for a change to salvage play

Western Hockey League cancels playoffs for 2020 because of COVID-19

No more games this season for Kent-based Seattle Thunderbirds

  • Mar 23, 2020

Applications being accepted for Smart Choices Scholarships

High school seniors encouraged to apply; deadline is April 1

  • Mar 19, 2020
The WIAA announced Wednesday that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide shutdown ordered last week by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (WIAA photo)

WIAA still hoping to hold state championships in May

But if the school shutdown extends past April 24, those championships could be in jeopardy.

The WIAA announced Wednesday that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide shutdown ordered last week by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (WIAA photo)
Courtesy Photo, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds
                                COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds

Western Hockey League announces conclusion of regular season

Still hopes to have playoffs; Kent-based Thunderbirds qualify for postseason

  • Mar 18, 2020
Courtesy Photo, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds
                                COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds
COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds close hockey office, store; release players to go home

WHL season remains suspended

  • Mar 17, 2020
COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds
COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds

Western Hockey League, Thunderbirds season put on ice; officials suspend play, for now

Western Hockey League Commissioner Ron Robison announced Thursday the 2019-20 WHL season will be paused until further notice. Following consultation with medical professionals and meetings… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2020
COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, Thunderbirds

WIAA postpones drama festival, state dance/drill

Any regular season contests or practices are held at the discretion of each member school and school district

  • Mar 12, 2020

T-Birds to play next 2 games without fans at ShoWare

The Seattle Thunderbirds will adhere to the mandated guidelines from Gov. Jay Inslee’s proclamation Wednesday morning, prohibiting public gatherings of more than 250 people through… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2020
1The Thunderbirds’ Keltie Jeri-Leon handles the puck in front of the Silvertips’ Ethan Regnier and goalie Dustin Wolf during WHL action Sunday at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds battle but fall just short to Silvertips

Jeri-Leon, Mount score in 3-2 loss

  • Mar 9, 2020
1The Thunderbirds’ Keltie Jeri-Leon handles the puck in front of the Silvertips’ Ethan Regnier and goalie Dustin Wolf during WHL action Sunday at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds