Sports

Kukors 6th in 400 IM at Olympic trials

Ariana Kukors, an Auburn Mountainview High graduate, finished sixth in the 400-meter individual medley finals on Sunday during the first day of action at the U.S. Olympic swim trials in Omaha, Neb.

  • Jun 30, 2008

Mitchell notches his 1,000th Em Downs win

Gallyn Mitchell became the first jockey to ride 1,000 winners at Emerald Downs when he guided Cherokee Echo to a 5¼-length victory in the third race Saturday.

  • Jun 30, 2008

South Sound women blow off steam with roller derby

Bumps. Tumbling falls to the pavement. More bruises than one has fingers and toes on which to count. Not exactly a relaxing day at the office. But for Auburn’s Kyndall Bayard and many others who comprise Dockyard Derby Dames roller derby league in Tacoma, it adds up to a sport that provides a relief from the ordinary.

  • Jun 30, 2008

Top trio from Pepsi Handicap gear up for Tacoma test at Emerald Downs

For the ReporterMargo's Gift, Easy Going Cecil and Gallon – who staged a dramatic finish in the Pepsi-Cola Handicap – all are nominated for Sunday's… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2008

Equine art show set for Emerald Downs

For the ReporterEquine Art 2008, an exhibition and sale of artwork that captures the elements of the horse, horse racing, the horse industry at large,… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2008

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  • Jun 27, 2008

Auburn tabs Alastra as baseball coach

Abijah Alastra loves to take a few swings with the bat whenever he can.

  • Jun 27, 2008

Auburn golfer inducted into Pierce Co. Sports Hall of Fame

He has played some of the world’s greatest courses. Pebble Beach. Shinnecock Hills. St. Andrews. But Doug Campbell’s first touch of golf glory came in his early teens at Linden in Puyallup, where he grew up and went to high school. And earlier this month, that connection yielded a cherished honor for him. The man who is best known around here for his longtime tenure as the head pro at Auburn Golf Course was inducted into the Pierce County Sports Hall of Fame.

  • Jun 26, 2008

‘Big Fella’ gets the big calls

He took a flight down to Florida three Tuesdays ago.

  • Jun 25, 2008

It’s all Enumclaw Girl in Irish Day Handicap

Enumclaw Girl made a smooth transition from sprinter to router Sunday at Emerald Downs.

  • Jun 25, 2008

Alastra is named new baseball coach at Auburn

Reporter staffAbijah "Baj" Alastra has been named the new head baseball coach at Auburn High School.Alastra, who also teaches English at the school, is the… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2008

On Deck

TODAY

  • Jun 20, 2008

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  • Jun 20, 2008

Bud victory makes Nationhood top contender for Longacres Mile

Nationhood shook off Westesideclyde in the stretch run and scored a 2½-length victory Sunday in the $60,000 Budweiser Emerald Handicap at Emerald Downs.

  • Jun 19, 2008

Emerald Downs jockey racking up wins, not hanging up boots

Just in case you missed it: Kevin Radke isn’t retired. If the Emerald Downs star jockey was retired, he wouldn’t have notched his 1,000th career victory last Saturday.

  • Jun 17, 2008

GR’s Scholl, Voelkel take first steps in pro baseball

One went in the draft. Another signed as a free agent.

  • Jun 14, 2008

Auburn Coach of the Year was two-sport wonder

That he ultimately became a successful football coach, particularly at Auburn High School, didn’t diminish his love for the diamond sport. After another autumn of leading the Trojans into the state football playoffs, Gordon Elliott was back in the ballpark this spring as Auburn’s junior varsity baseball coach – just as he had been for the past three seasons. For the results he produced – not to mention his two-sport versatility – Elliott has been named the Reporter’s Auburn-area Prep Coach of the Year.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Apprentice jockey Hagerty earns first victory at Emerald Downs

For the ReporterMatt Hagerty is in the win column.The apprentice jockey, who became officially eligible to ride when he turned 18 on May 31, collected… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2008

RECREATION CALENDAR

BASEBALL

  • Jun 13, 2008

Noteworthy Names

ADAM BARRETT, AR girls basketball

  • Jun 13, 2008