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Spartans make early statement

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:29PM

Bainbridge streaks through early play. The Spartan volleyball team are proving they’re tough to stop. After winning the Monroe Invitational on Saturday for the second year in a row, Bainbridge defeated visiting Holy Names Monday 25-22, 25-13 and 25-21 to stay undefeated this season. Several factors caused them to get off to a rough start in the first game, as the music was off, the refs were late, the warmup went bad and even the scoring was off at times.

Sports Roundup - Kickers rebound after home loss to Prep/Swimmers outpace SK/Easy win for Spart spikers/Polo Club starts season

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:29PM

The Bainbridge girls soccer team still has some work to do. After suffering its first loss of the season on Tuesday to Seattle Prep, the Spartans bounced back to defeat a physical Holy Names squad 2-1 on Thursday in Seattle. “It was a much better game (on Thursday),” head coach Mark Grindrod said. “We dominated both games in the second half. We’re just going to have to figure out how to score.”

Sports Roundup -- Spikers beat Sealth in yawner/Kickers battle to 2-2 draw with CK/Poloists dunk Peninsula, 19-4

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:29PM

The Spartans sweep aside the Seahawks, going 3-0 in nonleague play. It may not have been the most exciting game, but a win is a win. The Spartan varsity volleyball team continued its early-season run by defeating the Chief Sealth Seahawks in three games, 25-16, 25-9 and 25-11, at Paski Gymnasium Monday evening to stay undefeated in the season.

Spartan gridders pummel Nathan Hale, 56-0

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:29PM

Carter Williams has his second straight 100-yard rushing game. It was a little bit of history repeating itself for the Bainbridge football team. Nick Stone and Carter Williams ran for two scores each as the Spartans blanked the Nathan Hale Raiders 56-0 on Friday night. The score was almost identitcal to the Spartans’s 56-10 victory over the Raiders a year ago.

Top dogs ready to defend title

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:29PM

Bainbridge fields a strong foursome as Metro League golf gets under way. After last year’s success, the Bainbridge boys and girls golf teams shouldn’t see much of a dropoff as they prepare to return to the state tournament in the spring. The boys went undefeated in Metro and won the conference’s tournament, the District 2 tournament, the Bill Egbers Memorial, and finally the state title as they finished ahead of Bellingham by 19 points.

Swim team counts on depth in the pool

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:29PM

Besting a second-place finish to Bellevue last year is the goal. The Spartan girls swim and dive team is looking to add another state title to an already big trophy case this season. After missing out on a seventh championship to Bellevue by 23 points last year, head swim coach Greg Colby is confident his squad can be among the top teams in the state come November.

Sports Roundup -- Kickers blank NK in opener

  • Sep 10, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:29PM

POULSBO – It couldn’t have been a better start to the season for the Spartan varsity girls soccer team. Forward Zena Hemmen scored two goals as the Spartans defeated their rivals, the North Kitsap Vikings 4-0 on Tuesday. Forwards Allie Picha and Kelsey Devereaux also scored as Bainbridge goalkeepers Jackie Danzig and Callie Tift kept the Vikings off the scoreboard. For coach Mark Grindrod, Adrienne and Lindsey Montoya were the stars of the game.

Spartan spikers nail wolf pelts to the wall

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:28PM

Bainbridge opens season play with big wins over SK, Sequim. The Spartan volleyball team added some wolf pelts to its trophy wall. After defeating the South Kitsap Wolves three games to one on Tuesday at SK High, the Spartans swept the Sequim Wolves at home Thursday by scores of 25-21, 25-12 and 25-15, in a match that took just over an hour.

Rowers set to go around the island

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:28PM

The Sound Rowers Open Water Rowing and Paddling Club holds its 24th annual Bainbridge Island Marathon this Saturday. Starting at Fay Bainbridge State Park at 9:30 a.m., boaters will race around the entire island – measured at 26.2 miles – and finish back at the park. A shorter course starts at Fort Ward State Park and finishes at Fay Bainbridge. Marathoners can choose to go clockwise or counter-clockwise, depending on how they feel about the tide conditions, Sound Rowers volunteer Debbie Natelson said.

Girls soccer looks for special chemistry

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:28PM

The key to victory and a playoff berth is team play, coach Mark Grindrod says. Above all else, team unity will be the key for the Bainbridge varsity girls soccer squad as it prepares for a second straight trip to the state tournament in the 2006 prep season. “Last year was by far the best year I’ve ever had,” head coach Mark Grindrod said of his team’s 11-3-3 record and their second state tournament win in school history. “And it was the team. Player-wise, they weren’t better than teams gone by, but they just jelled so well that it made such a big difference.”

Spartans rout NK rivals, 21-6

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:28PM

The Spartans rack up 335 yards through a punishing ground game in the opener. Happiness in beating your rival at home is getting to leave the score on the scoreboard long after the game is over. The Bainbridge Spartans earned that right Friday, rolling up 335 rushing yards in a season-opening 21-6 victory over the North Kitsap Vikings.

Sports Roundup -- FC boys U16 take the gold/Golf scramble results are in/Men rowers take first place/Wrestling coach retires

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:28PM

After coming oh so close in years past, the Bainbridge FC ’89 Blue team finally came out on top at the 19th annual Bigfoot Tournament in Snohomish last week. They defeated five teams to win the Boys U-16 Gold title, scoring 10 goals and only allowing two.

They’re in it for the long run

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:28PM

Harriers are young, but new coach is ready to help them win. What have you done today to be better than your competitors? That’s the question new Bainbridge cross country head coach Dean Tarbill is posing to his team as they prepare for the prep season. “I have that saying to tell them, ‘What are you doing? How are you training?’” Tarbill said. “I tell them to get involved. Know who your competition is. Find out who the best runners are on the other teams and become a student of the game.”

Spikers confident after strong showing

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:28PM

New players are ready to step up after a third-place run at State. For Bainbridge High School volleyball, last year was a watershed. Coach Julie Miller and her squad went 30-4 overall, finished second in the Metro tournament and Districts, and third at State – the first time in school history they’ve placed at that tournament.

Epic rivalry: Spartans face Vikings Friday

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:28PM

Bainbridge comes into the game with bragging rights, after last year’s 44-41 win. They’re separated by only a bridge and a few miles – 11.2 to be exact. And the battle between Bainbridge and North Kitsap in football has been as fierce as the Hatfields and the McCoys.

New competition for the ol’ piglet-skin

  • Aug 27, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:28PM

The new Junior Football Association will face opponents from the Seattle area. The Bainbridge Island Junior Football and Cheerleader Association is moving on up to the eastside. The group, formerly known as the Bainbridge Island Pee Wee Association, will play its first full season with the Greater Eastside Junior Football Association this fall. Wayne Houston, BIJFCA president, felt it was in the league’s “best interests” to move to the GEJFA, which has been in existence since 1963.

Fergie hits quadrafecta at All-Comers meet

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:27PM

Five triple-winners cross the finish line in the weekly track event at Bainbridge High. Isabel Ferguson won four events at Monday’s All-Comers Track Meet at the high school track, while Hannah Tonsmann, Annie Casey, Brooks Alexander, Ben LaRoche and Leandre Fischer were all triple winners. The meet attracted about 170 participants, including 25 entrants in the girls 3 and under 100 meters.

Sports Roundup -- Two record aces on island courses/Junior Golf offers new challenge/Swim club swift in Utah pools/Savage, McDonald claim Fun Run

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:27PM

Two golfers recorded a hole-in-one on two different golf island courses. Ricky Ulloa, a member of the BHS golf team, hit one at the Wing Point Golf and Country Club. He made it on the 17th hole, a 296 yard par-4 that takes many golfers several shots as they have to work their way around the lake.

Stout line play should bolster Spartans

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:27PM

Returning players on both sides of the ball anchor the squad for the ’05 campaign. They’re the no-name guys in the trenches. The players Keith Jackson refers to as “the big uglies” on a Saturday afternoon. But Bainbridge head coach Andy Grimm will be on a first name basis with the offensive and defensive line as they will be the leaders to take the Spartans back to the playoffs in the 2006 prep football season.

Chimacum’s loss is Spartan hoops’ gain

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:27PM

Is it too soon to think about basketball season? Not for Steven and Brittany Gray. The Spartan boys basketball team got a big lift this summer. With key players already returning to form a deep, talented squad, Bainbridge got another quality player in Steven Gray. The former Chimacum star and his sister Brittany, also a basketball player, moved to the island with their family in May – hoping to compete at a higher level, both athletically and academically. “(We’ll be) playing in the toughest league in the state,” Steven Gray said of the Metro League. “I figure if I want to go (collegiate Division I), which is one of my goals, that playing against this type of competition with these types of players will be a good experience for me to get ready for the next level.”

Sports Roundup -- Seniors gird up for big game/Junior golf on Saturday/Fastpitchers need arms

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:27PM

This isn’t your father’s softball team. But it could be. The Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center’s softball team is wrapping its third season with a game against the Bremerton Senior Center’s team at Lions Field in Bremerton at 10 a.m. on Friday.

Silvers medal at top meets

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:27PM

Helen wins a national title in backstroke; Emily has a solid relay. The Silver sisters are living up to their name. Former Bainbridge High School swimmers and state champions Emily, 19, and Helen, 21 added to their impressive resumes with medals in two championship meets this summer. Emily was part of the U.S. National 4x100 relay team that placed third at the ninth annual FINA World Championships July 24-31 at Parc-Jean Drapeau on Saint Helen’s Island in Montreal, Canada.

Open water no match for aquatic masters

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:27PM

Two island ‘pods’ conquer Puget Sound in the inaugural Crossing for Kids. ALKI BEACH, WEST SEATTLE – The emcee summed it up perfectly: “They’re just practicing for when the ferry breaks down.” Fourteen swimmers from Bainbridge Island, 10 of them from the Bainbridge Aquatic Masters club, made it to shore in the inaugural Crossing for Kids Swim on Saturday to benefit Junior Achievement of Washington.

Got sports? Tell this guy

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:27PM

Editor’s note: The Review has a new sports writer. His name’s John Becerra, Jr., and you can send sports items to him at jbecerra@bainbridgereview.com. This is what he has to say for himself: So this is my first actual job at a newspaper, but this isn’t the first time I’ve gotten involved with Sound Publishing.

Running the ultimate race: life

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:27PM

Vance Jacobsen excels on the track at 57, to great health benefit. Hitting your 50s doesn’t mean you have to slow down and take it easy. For 57-year-old Vance Jacobsen, age is nothing but a number when it comes to running – both on the track and in life. “There is no greater feeling than running track,” he said. “Once it gets into your blood, it’s hard to get rid of it.”

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