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Spartans claim White River tourney crown

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:35PM

Caitlyn Salo, Allie Picha lead the way as the Spartans run their mark to 10-0. Allie Picha and the rest of the Bainbridge girls basketball team are having a ball this year. “I’ve never had so much fun in a basketball season than I am right now,” the senior forward said. “We’re having an absolute blast. It’s fun to go to practice, it’s fun to go to games. Everyone is happy, everyone is giving it their all. It’s really exciting.”

Kitsap baseball growing strong

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:35PM

The BlueJackets will have new competition in instructional play. If growth is a positive sign, then the West Coast Collegiate Baseball League is doing just fine. The WCCBL, which includes the Kitsap BlueJackets, will add Moses Lake to its league roster this coming season, bringing the WCCBL to eight teams.

Sports Roundup -- Grapplers strong at tourney/More honors for Stuart

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:35PM

Robert takes first place at 160 pounds, Ritualo third at 112. The Bainbridge varsity wrestling team made a strong showing at the Graham Morin Tournament at Squalicum High in Bellingham Dec. 17. Brian Robert placed first in the 160-pound category, while Matthew Ritualo placed third in the 112-pound category and Ian Brooks placed third in the 160-pound category.

Viva Italia!

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:35PM

Luca Fontana gives Spartan basketball an international flair. It’s late in the game and the Bainbridge boys basketball team is blowing out Lakeside. As head coach Scott Orness clears out the bench, one player, wearing number 3, gets a great ovation from the fans as he approaches the scoring table. It may sound like boos, but they’re screaming “Luca!” – showing support for exchange student Luca Fontana.

Sports Roundup -- Bainbridge staying put in Metro League/Gymnasts tumble their way to win

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:35PM

Plans to reform the Olympic League have been abandoned, at least for two years. After months of meetings, surveys and phone calls, the Spartans will stay in the Metro League for the next two years. “We’re a done deal,” said Neal White, Bainbridge High School athletic director.

Spartans down NK in Key matchup

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:35PM

Gray paces Bainbridge with 29 points on the Sonics’ court. SEATTLE – A rivalry is still a rivalry no matter where the game is played. The Bainbridge boys basketball team crossed the sound instead of the bridge and defeated the North Kitsap Vikings 64-44 at the Key Arena in Seattle on Monday.

Sports Roundup -- Wrestlers grapple with success over Rams/Swimmers split in pool action/Gymnasts vault to yet another win

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:35PM

Eli Narte and Matthew Ritualo record pins in the Spartans’ opener. The Bainbridge wrestling team finally got on the mat, and it was a positive start. The Spartans defeated Ingraham 39-33 last Thursday, then placed fourth at the Highline Tournament last Saturday. “You can tell that they’re doing stuff that we drill on all the time,” co-head coach Britton Johnson said. “We did some lazy stuff, but we have time to work on it. We’ve got a good bond and we want to keep that family atmosphere.”

Thrills 'n Chills -- boys hoops

  • Dec 17, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:35PM

Strong play by Coby Gibler under the basket has the boys picking up speed. Cody Gibler is having a standout year, and the Bainbridge boys basketball team is reaping the benefits. The junior center registered a double-double Tuesday against Eastside Catholic with 22 points and 18 rebounds, then did it again Thursday against Lakeside with 16 points and 10 rebounds as the Spartans defeated the Crusaders 66-41 and the Lions 70-46.

Thrills 'n Chills -- girls hoops

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:34PM

Buzzer-beating heroics by Gray, Bailey give the Spartan girls an electrifying 69-68 win. Brittany Gray’s first celebratory dogpile on the basketball court was a memorable one. After the freshman forward hit the game-winning layup as time expired, she was mobbed not only by her teammates, but also by fans and even a contingent of U.S. Marines who are friends of Jacqui Menalia’s brother-in-law.

Tumblers look strong to repeat at State

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:34PM

The squad looks to extend its streak of four Metro titles. If the Bainbridge gymnastics team can handle changing their floor routines at the last minute like they did against Sehome last Thursday, they’re in good shape to repeat as state champs for the 2005-06 prep season.

Sports Roundup -- Spartan boys fall to Prep on road

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:34PM

In a battle of ranked teams, the Bainbridge boys basketball team couldn’t overcome the stifling defense of fifth-ranked Seattle Prep, losing 63-39. Head coach Scott Orness gave credit to the Panthers and their star, Spencer Hawes, for coming out fired-up for the game. “Prep played great team defense,” he said. “Hawes is much improved as a player and a team player.”

Farrar sparks Sparts in romp over SK

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:34PM

Bainbridge is now 6-0, after cruising to wins over Seattle Prep, South Kitsap. Emily Farrar came off the bench to lead all scorers with 17 points as the Spartan girls basketball team crushed the South Kitsap Wolves 73-37 Monday night.

Sports Roundup -- Spartan hoops squads open season strong/Girls stay on winning track/Coaching swap for hardballers

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:34PM

Tickets are available for the Key Arena game on Dec. 19. It’s been a good start for the Bainbridge basketball team. Their 63-58 victory over the Ingraham Rams on Tuesday gives them a 3-1 record on the year and a lucky number seven ranking in the state boys poll.

Swimmers have sights set on state meet

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:34PM

Austin Hallett wants to rewrite the record book while he’s at it. Austin Hallett wants to put his talent where the records are. “My goal this year is to pretty much wipe out the high school (record) board,” the Spartan sophomore swimmer said. “There’s a couple records that I’m going to have to work for, though.”

Girls off to roaring start

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:34PM

The Spartans win first three of season. POULSBO ­– It didn’t take long for the Bainbridge girls basketball team to make a statement. They’ve won the first three games of the season: 51-42 over Cleveland last Wednesday, 49-40 over Rainier Beach on Friday and 63-33 over North Kitsap on Saturday, all on the road.

Grapplers' positive mat campaign opens

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:34PM

Longtime assistant coaches Britton Johnson and Dan Pippinger take over the helm. When Bainbridge wrestling coach Steve Hohl left for California, the school didn’t have to look far for his replacement. Longtime assistant coaches Dan Pippinger and Britton Johnson are co-head coaches as the Spartans prepare for the 2005-06 prep wrestling season. Pippinger, a BHS graduate, has been an assistant for eight years, and Johnson is now is in his 14th year with the program. “We know the kids pretty well, and we have our system down,” Pippinger said.

Shooting straight for State

  • Dec 3, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:34PM

A solid core of seniors and a talented new point guard have the Spartans looking ahead. The question was simple: Does the Spartan varsity basketball squad have any weaknesses? Head coach Scott Orness tried to think of a response, but couldn’t. “It’s hard, because this is the best team I’ve ever been around,” Orness said. “Talent wise, I think we have the best (players) that I’ve ever had. Not just our top five guys, but all the way down to our 12th player.”

High hopes on the hardwood

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:33PM

With five returning starters and a flashy incoming freshman, the Spartan girls look toward a fine season. The Bainbridge girls basketball team is ready to play other teams, as they’re sick of playing each other. “We’re ready to beat up on some people,” head coach Penny Gienger said. “It’s getting to that point.” And the Spartans should get it done in Metro League play, bringing a talented squad ready to compete for a state title in the 2005-06 prep basketball season.

Eleven Spartans earn All-Metro honors

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:33PM

The gridders fell short of the playoffs, but it wasn’t for lack of individual effort. With only two playoff spots available in the Metro League, Bainbridge had their work cut out for them this season. They started off with a 21-6 win over rival North Kitsap and followed with wins over Nathan Hale, Sequim and Seattle Prep, but a three-game losing streak to O’Dea, Bishop Blanchet and Eastside Catholic derailed any hopes of making the playoffs.

Three Sparts earn all-league honors

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:33PM

10 Bainbridge players are named to the All-Metro team. It was a season of ups and downs for the Bainbridge girls soccer team. They started the season off with a 4-0 win over their rival North Kitsap, but were plagued by inconsistent scoring throughout most of the season.

Spartans earn all-league volleyball honors

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:33PM

Is it too soon to think about next season? Not for returning stars. Another year, another successful season for the Bainbridge High School volleyball team. The Spartans went 26-6 to finish first in the Metro League Mountain Division, second in the Metro League tournament, fourth at Districts and in the top 12 at State.

Early defeat ousts spikers

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:33PM

Falling to White River, the Spartans finish in top 12. EVERETT – It was not the way the Bainbridge volleyball team wanted, or thought they would go out. Falling to White River in the opening round of the State 3A tournament, the Spartans were relegated to consolation play and rallied for a win before falling again, just missing the top eight. “We were a little flat,” head coach Julie Miller said. “We couldn’t get in sync. When one thing was working, another thing wasn’t working, and that was the main factor in us not getting a lot of kills, or digging a lot of balls.”

Spartan swimmers bring home bronze

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:33PM

Anne Scott and Stephanie Whalen lead the way with top performances. FEDERAL WAY – Anne Scott went out on top. The Bainbridge senior won the 50 freestyle and defended her 100 freestyle title in a dominant performance at the 2A/3A state meet at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. After qualifying for both races with her fastest times of the year in 23.37 in the 50 freestyle and 51.20 in the 100 freestyle on Friday, Scott smoked both of those times on Saturday with a 23.33 in the 50 and 50.80 in the 100.

Coach Julie Miller is the essence of 'cool'

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:33PM

She dresses like her players, likes their music – and helps them win. She’s thought of as a “cool mom,” she acts like one of the kids she coaches, and she stays calm no matter what happens. Whether it’s keeping one of her injured players company in a Yakima hospital – as she did in the 2002 state tournament – or trying to keep her team fed and rested after they’ve played at 11:30 at night (which happened in the 2003 state tournament), Julie Miller always keeps her cool. Well, almost always.

Spartan swimmers poised to make their mark

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:33PM

An unusually deep Bainbridge team heads off to the state meet this weekend. Greg Colby reads over the top 20 lists that hang by the starting blocks that is a who’s who of Bainbridge swimming. Helen and Emily Silver. Megan Reha. Joy Miller. Sarah Gleason. Jenna Santelli. Becky Kardong. Jenny Bingham. Karen Hoffman. Angela Berry. “The list goes on,” he said, scanning the names of swimmers past who have left their mark at BHS, most notably in the 400 free relay. This weekend at the 3A State meet at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, four more swimmers get their shot.

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