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Lanza makes the cut up north

  • Mar 1, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:39PM

The Bainbridge High School alum joins the Canadian professional golf tour. Joe Lanza is taking a different path to the PGA Tour. The former Bainbridge High School and St. Mary’s College golf star is taking his game to the Canadian Pro Tour. He qualified at the Q School for the tour Feb. 14-17 held at Los Serranos Country Club in Chino Hills, Calif.

Usher, Smith make Hall of Fame

  • Mar 1, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:39PM

Legends of lacrosse are honored for their work pioneering the sport on Bainbridge. Two names synonymous with lacrosse in Kitsap County have been recognized for their efforts by the Washington State Lacrosse Foundation. Laurie Usher and Everet “Smitty” Smith Sr., along with nine others, were part of the inaugural class for the WSLF Hall Of Fame.

Welsh earns state title on bars, third overall

  • Feb 22, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:39PM

Despite a cold, she wins a share of a title with Anissa Madrid. TACOMA – Marie Welsh was a bit under the weather on Friday. “I was a little sick, but I pulled through it,” Welsh said Friday of her all-around performance. Somewhere between the bitterly cold weather, the travel between Bainbridge, Tacoma and Bellevue, eating out at different places and sleeping in an unfamiliar bed from Thursday through Saturday, her cold got worse.

Sports Roundup -- It’s time to HOOP it up again/Bell wins Hot Spot competition/BIGC girls, boys win their meets

  • Feb 22, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:39PM

The popular 3-on-3 tournament makes its return March 5 to help public schools. Once again, HOOPFEST for B.E.S.T. will run the courts of Bainbridge schools. The one-day tournament, now 10 years old, will be held March 5 . It is open to boys and girls in grades 3 through 12.

Seniors go out on top at Classic

  • Feb 22, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:39PM

Roberts, Brooks and Lyons end their prep wrestling careers on a positive note. TACOMA – It’s not how you start, but how you finish. And three Bainbridge wrestlers are happy with how they rounded out Mat Classic XVIII last weekend at the Tacoma Dome. Brian Robert took sixth in the 160-pound category, while Ian Brooks placed eighth in the 152-pound category, while Anna Lyons finished first in her group at the girls invitational.

Diver Olson golden at State

  • Feb 22, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:39PM

Hallett scores top five finishes in his events, while Clark places fifth in diving. FEDERAL WAY – Olaf Olson is a state champion. But to hear him talk, one would think he finished in the lower half of the standings. “I think I could have done better,” the Spartan diver said. “I think I just overworked it. I know I’m capable of higher scores. But I was happy with how it turned out.”

Sports Roundup -- Top-ranked Sealth team under fire

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:38PM

Allegations of recruiting violations by the Chief Sealth girls basketball program this week came as little surprise to the Bainbridge program. “I think it’s about time,” Spartan head coach Penny Gienger said. In a Seattle Times investigation published this week, several parents of players alleged that head coach Ray Willis and assistant coaches Amos Walters and Laura Fuller improperly recruited kids to play for the Seahawks, making promises of playing time and earning college scholarships.

Spartans hoops hang on to hopes for State

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:38PM

The boys down Bellevue to stay alive. The Bainbridge boys basketball team is living on the edge these days. The Spartans’ 76-74 win over Bellevue in 3A Sea-King District play Tuesday was their third straight playoff game decided by three points or fewer. Junior guard Steven Gray said the slow start didn’t help. “We had a couple of lapses where we turned the ball over,” he said.

Grapplers ready for Mat Classic

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:38PM

Spartans have tough draws in their matches, while Lyons is ready for the girls invitational. It’s the biggest and brightest tournament in the state. And the busiest. “There’s about six different matches going for each classification,” Brian Robert said.

Swimmers have good shot at title

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:38PM

They’re small in numbers, but to head coach Kaycee Taylor, his kids have just as good a shot as anyone for an individual or relay state title this weekend at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. “For a lot of these guys, there’s nothing beyond this for them,” he said. “So I hope they give it their all on Friday and Saturday. For the seniors, this is it. That’s it for swimming for them.”

Gymnasts good to go

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:38PM

Marie Welsh is going for all-around; Hallett, Olson are favorites as well. The rotation at the 2A/3A state tournament at the Tacoma Dome – floor, vault, bars and beam – is the same one the Spartans followed last year en route to a state title. But their loss to West Seattle at the Metro tournament negates any chance of Bainbridge defending its crown.

Home Court Frenzy -- boys basketball

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:38PM

Chris Kelly comes up big for the Spartans, nailing the game winner. Before the tipoff, Chris Kelly asked some fans at courtside, “Are you ready to get your $5 worth?” They got that and a whole lot more Wednesday, as the senior guard hit a bank shot with seconds remaining to put the Bainbridge boys basketball team past Ingraham 67-66 in a thrilling first round Metro tournament game.

Home Court Frenzy -- girls basketball

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:38PM

Spartans, Salo survive a clash with Ingraham, but fall to Sealth. SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERSITY – When the Bainbridge girls basketball team lost to Chief Sealth in early January, Allie Picha and the rest of the team didn’t know how to handle it emotionally. But time heals all wounds, and the Spartans will take their second place seeding into the district tournament after losing to the Seahawks again Thursday, 68-27, in the Metro tournament championship game at Brougham Pavillion.

Sports Roundup -- Swimmers do well at Metro/Grapplers suffer setback at Metro

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:38PM

Austin Hallett won the 200 individual medley and the Bainbridge swim team placed sixth overall at the Metro League Championship Friday at Madison Pool in Seattle. The sophomore swimmer came in second to Patrick Goodwin of Seattle Prep in the 50 free with a time of 22.48.

It’s a shocker: Spartans lose Metro title

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:38PM

Bainbridge is edged by West Seattle at the conference championship Friday. SEATTLE – In any event, one misstep that leads to a fall costs you a half point. One fall is bad enough, but two falls could mean the difference between a win and a loss.

Spartans to Metro: Bring it on - girls

  • Feb 4, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:38PM

The Bainbridge girls rally late to send Holy Names home with a loss. Thank goodness for Brittany Gray. The Spartan freshman forward scored 11 of her 21 points in the fourth quarter, while the bench helped the team get back in it at several points as the Bainbridge girls rallied to defeat Holy Names 58-52 Wednesday on Senior Night.

Spartans to Metro: Bring it on - boys

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:37PM

Boys hoopsters outgun O’Dea before a packed house at Paski. Bainbridge boys basketball coach Scott Orness felt Tuesday’s game against third-ranked O’Dea was a “statement” game. And he let his team know it – but not without some second thoughts. “I kinda went out on a limb and told ’em I really felt this was a pivotal game,” Orness said. “Beating this team is going to help us a lot in Districts, and right after I said that I was thinking, ‘Gosh, what if we lose this game?’”

Sports Roundup -- Girls win, clinch playoff game/Boys easily defeat Lakeside

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:37PM

Girls win, clinch playoff game This time, there were no last minute shots by Brittany Gray to decide a winner between Bainbridge and Lakeside. Caitlyn Salo was the difference, as her scoring and her defense helped the girls basketball team pull away from the Lions in a 67-59 victory. “Going into their place, and with the end of finals week, I thought it was a good test for us, and we answered the call,” head coach Penny Gienger said.

Bell signs with the University of Illinois

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:37PM

The BHS senior chose the school over UW and Stanford. After a lengthy recruiting process, Courtney Bell made it official on Signing Day: She’s a Fighting Illini. The senior is set to sign a letter of intent today to play soccer for the University of Illinois. Bell had verbally committed to the school in October after her official visit.

Gymnasts prevail, but it’s a close victory

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:37PM

Welsh scores 37.2 to win all-around title, takes two of four events. On Monday, Cindy Guy, Lorry Gilbreath and the rest of the Bainbridge gymnastics team were still feeling the effects of last Friday’s meet. Not only did they barely hold off four other teams, including a tough North Kitsap squad, they had to clean up the Commodore lower gym and haul most of their equipment – including the vaulting table – up two flights of stairs to put it back in their gym.

Sports Roundup -- Girls head east, rout Eastside/Boys win despite turnover spate/Swimmers get ready for Metro

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:37PM

In a game, things can go from bad to good in an instant. For the Bainbridge girls basketball team, that happened on Wednesday night against Eastside Catholic. “When we started out, it was pretty close,” said head coach Penny Gienger. “It was 11-9 (Bainbridge) and next thing I know, I look up and it’s 41-9.”

Grapplers bulk up for 'the real season'

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:37PM

The Spartans ready for the post-season after notching three straight wins. The Bainbridge wrestling team has worked hard during the regular season, but for many, the real climb to a title starts next week. “This is the start of our season,” co-head coach Dan Pippinger said. “Nothing counts anymore. Everyone’s 0-0. Your season record doesn’t matter.

Sports Roundup -- Prep shuts down Spartans

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:37PM

The last time 10th ranked Bainbridge and sixth ranked Seattle Prep locked up, the Spartans suffered one of their worst shooting nights of the season, going 15 for 71 from the floor. Friday, the results weren’t much better, as the Panthers held the Spartans to just 20 made shots, beating them at home 59-47 for their first loss at home all season.

Farrar comes up big for Sparts at home

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:37PM

The sophomore guard hits three treys to help the team defeat Prep. If there is a Metro League Sixth Person Award, you can close the balloting, because Emily Farrar has sewed it up. The Spartans’ sophomore guard came off the bench and scored nine points on three huge three-pointers in the fourth quarter Friday, to help the Bainbridge girls basketball team defeat the Seattle Prep Panthers 72-55 at Paski Gymnasium.

No Welsh, no problem for BHS gymnasts

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:37PM

Sophie Wenzlau wins the all-around title vs. Nathan Hale despite a bad back. The Bainbridge gymnastics team proved they’re more than just Marie Welsh. With their star performer out with a toe injury, Sophie Wenzlau battled a bad back to place first in the all-around competition Friday as the Spartans defeated Nathan Hale 172.87-146.56 for their 81st victory in a row.

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