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Spartans head into the Lions' den

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:06PM

The Bainbridge Spartan girls basketball team is just one victory away from clinching a berth in the AAA state tournament set for March 5-8 in the Tacoma Dome. But that victory will be anything but easy. After defeating Newport 51-50 in the Sea-King AAA District Tournament opener Tuesday afternoon, Bainbridge set itself up to face Metro League rival Lakeside, 3 p.m. today at Bellevue Community College.

UPDATE: Girls advance to districts; boys must win

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:06PM

The Spartan girls secured a district playoff position by defeating Chief Sealth 63-60 in the second round of the Metro League playoffs last night on the Seahawk home court.

Grapplers muscle way to tourney win

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:05PM

The king is dead! Long live the Spartans! After 12 consecutive years of dominance, the O’Dea Irish had their string of Metro League Wrestling Tournament victories snapped by Bainbridge on Friday at Nathan Hale High School. The Spartans outscored the Irish 251.5-228.5, with three individuals bringing home first place medals.

Tumblers roll over Metro foes

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:05PM

The host Bainbridge Spartans made shambles of the Metro League gymnastics championship meet Friday night, accumulating a season-high 170.125 points in the process. Led by sophomore Brooke Nall’s school record all-around 36.8, the Spartans ran away from their nearest competitors Nathan Hale (140.175) and West Seattle (128.250) for the second straight year.

'Sisu': the perfect Finnish

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:05PM

The Spartan boys basketball team christened its gymnasium with a game for the ages Friday. Senior guard Henry Guterson drove the left side of the lane and banked in a layup with one second to go, giving Bainbridge a 66-65 upset win over Seattle Prep. The big finish capped a memorable evening for Spartans young and old. Scores of BHS alums filled the stands for a pregame gym dedication honoring Tom and Lois Paski, who coached and taught there from 1947-1970.

Swish! They’re on to Districts

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:05PM

The season continues for both the boys and girls Spartan basketball teams as each team clinched district tournament berths through Metro League tourney play this past week. The Spartan girls cinched their spot Wednesday night with a 63-60 victory at Chief Sealth in the second round of the Metro League tournament.

Big six grapple for state

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:05PM

The question of why it took Bainbridge High School 35 years to win its first wrestling championship is somewhat baffling. Granted, they are no longer in the now-defunct Olympic League, where 4A powers Central Kitsap and Olympic were just too dominant, or the WESCO, where rural schools in the later ‘80s and ‘90s, such as Lake Stevens and Sedro Woolley took their “rasslin’” very seriously.

Gymnasts finish 13-0, look to State

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:05PM

With last Tuesday’s win against Shorecrest, the Spartan gymnasts completed their second consecutive undefeated season, going 13-0 and running their currently winning streak to 25 straight meets to claim the league’s top spot for the second year in a row. It’s a line of wins Bainbridge aims to lengthen when it hosts the league championship tournament this Friday to decided which teams and individuals will advance to regional competition.

Wrestlers throttle Hale, claim district title

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:05PM

In only their second season in the Metro League, the Bainbridge Spartans captured their first wrestling championship, defeating Nathan Hale 39-20 Thursday night to run their conference record to 8-0. The match was much closer than the final score, with the Raiders (6-2) leading early, 10-7 and 16-10, before a Spartan comeback.

Senior heroics conquer Hale -- Sports roundup

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:05PM

The 1-2 senior scoring punch of Henry Guterson and Spencer Evans put 34 points on the board and led the Bainbridge Spartans to a 57-37 romp over the Nathan Hale Raiders in the Bainbridge High School gymnasium Monday night.

Five-man fleet that ruled the pool

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:05PM

There seemed to be more than the usual number of spectators with cameras – and more than the normal nervous energy in the heavy air – when Nathan Hale’s boys faced the Spartan swimmers in the Ray Williamson Pool Friday.

Spartans rule Metro mats

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:05PM

Thursday night’s match against West Seattle was to be the Spartans’ toughest league competition to date. Not that you could tell that from the score.

Boys left stranded by the beach

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:05PM

The Bainbridge Spartan boys found out why the Rainier Beach Vikings were rated as the top team in the nation earlier this season – and they found out the hard way. The Vikings rolled into town Friday night with all the speed and abilities as advertised and defeated the Bainbridge hoopsters 88-23, before a spirited capacity crowd at Bainbridge High School gymnasium.

Vaulters make victory routine

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:05PM

In last Friday’s rematch of their last Metro League meet, the Spartan gymnasts added eight points to their team score against Ingraham and Nathan Hale, broke a few records, added a competition first and took one step closer to their goal for the season. After a somewhat relaxed holiday, head coach Cindy Guy had the team working hard over the past few weeks.

Hoops steamroll Eastside Catholic

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:04PM

The Bainbridge Spartan boys and girls basketball teams hooped through victories over Eastside Catholic in back-to-back nights this week. Tuesday evening, the boys ousted the Crusaders 46-42, bolstered by the balanced double-figure scoring of Henry Guterson (13), Joe Picha (12) and Schuyler Boone (10.)

Russell's got hustle

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:04PM

By and large, seniors provide the backbone of a varsity high school team. Coming into the 2002-2003 campaign, the Spartan girls basketball team was in an unusual position – there weren’t any seniors turning out for the squad. However, the lack of age didn’t mean there was a lack of returning leadership – like that exhibited by 16-year-old Alice Russell. “It’s like we’re on a two-year program, leading the team,” Russell said of her fellow Spartan juniors. “We have to step up, and I think we’re doing it.”

BHS girls fall to Chief Sealth

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:04PM

The Bainbridge girls basketball team ran out 2002 with a win and two losses at the Cascade Classic basketball tournament at Eastlake High School. After dropping their first game last Thursday against Chilliwack, B.C. in a wild 73-71 run-and-gun loss, the Spartans came back Friday to beat the Eagle Point, Ore. team 45-43.

Girls fall in Classic opener

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:04PM

Up and down the Eastlake High School court the Spartans went, hitting baskets at an astonishing rate – and taking their first round game in the Cascade Classic into overtime. In the end, however, British Columbia’s Chilliwack Tillicums pulled out a 73-71 win to send the BHS girls hoops to the consolation round in the three-day tourney. “We didn’t know what they were going to do,” said Bainbridge coach Penny Gienger, “but we didn’t execute on defense. We got it under control after the first quarter.”

Evans hits jackpot in ‘Pick Three’

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:04PM

Bainbridge High School senior Spencer Evans is a bit of a throwback to the athletes of yesteryear – the players who take the challenge of any sport that’s offered, and strive to be more than just a participant. The three-sport letterman – excelling at three different sports through his or her high school career – is a virtual unknown in high schools anymore.

Buzzer beater cages Lakeside Lions

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:04PM

Spartan junior Alice Russell sent the Bainbridge High girls into the holidays with a buzzer-beating three-pointer to defeat the Lakeside Lions, 48-47, Friday night on the Spartan home court. Russell, coming off a season breakout game with 20 points in the Bainbridge 53-49 victory at Holy Names Wednesday, struggled in the shooting department through much of Friday night’s contest.

'Tides don't turn, finish undefeated

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:04PM

On a muddy Woodward field, the Bainbridge Island Riptides polished off a sparkling undefeated season Saturday with a 2-1 victory over FC Kitsap White. The Riptides clinched the District 4-7 Competitive (U-14) League Championship two weeks ago but needed to cool the red-hot Central Kitsap club, winners of six straight, to finish the season with a 12-0-2 mark, three full games ahead of seven teams representing Kitsap, Port Angeles, Olympia, Elma and North Mason. “Going undefeated at these age levels just doesn’t happen all that often,” said Tides coach Paul McDonald, assisted in his second season with the Tides by Jon Jones.

Wrestlers throw their weight around vs. O'Dea

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:04PM

It was nearly 10 p.m. before it was all over, but by the time the smoke cleared the Bainbridge wrestlers had added two marks in the victory column in Tuesday’s first home match of the season. The Spartans’ mix of seasoned veterans and scrappy newcomers routed the North Mason Bulldogs 43-24, and annulled last season’s only league defeat at the hands of O’Dea with an assertive 53-20 victory, bringing the BHS record to 3-0 (4-1 overall).

BHS gym may finally get a name

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:04PM

Its gleaming hardwood carries the squeak of sneakers and the metronomic bonk of the roundball; its walls echo with the clang of iron and the strains of Spartan faithful hundreds strong. Hoops, teams, stands, fans – the Bainbridge High School gymnasium has it all. Everything except a good name.

Lap laners go 2-0, clock top times -- Sports Roundup

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:04PM

The BHS boys swim team blazed out to a 2-0 start on the year with a pair of decisive wins. In their first meet of the season, the Spartans swamped Metro League rival Blanchet 104-66 last Friday at the Ray Williamson pool.

Gymnasts show Shorewood their stuff

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:04PM

With the requisite butterflies and anxious athletes, the Spartan gymnasts took the floor for their opening home meet Thursday night against Shorewood. They came away with an impressive win to bolster them in their bid for the state championships.

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