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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 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.”

Sports Roundup -- Ferrari featured at classic car show/Chamber slates golf scramble

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:27PM

This year’s feature car at the third annual Bainbridge Island Classic Car Show brings prestige. Brian Hubbard will showcase his 1994 Ferrari 348 Spider at the Bainbridge First Baptist Church at the Aug. 18 event. The 348 Spider was introduced at Ferrari America on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills on February 27, 1993. It is only one of 1,090 that were made in the three years the model was produced, and only 420 were sold in the U.S. in 1994.

Babe Ruth All-Stars fall at Regionals to Kelso

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:26PM

Despite early lead, Bainbridge falters in sixth inning vs. South Washington’s Kelso. The Bainbridge Babe Ruth All-Stars couldn’t hold off South Washington champion Kelso, falling 8-6 Friday at the Babe Ruth Pacific Northwest Regional Tournament at Propstra Park in Vancouver, Wash.

Sports Roundup -- Babe Ruth team 2-1 at Regionals

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:26PM

The Bainbridge Island Babe Ruth baseball All-Stars are still in to win it all. The team is 2-1 in pool play as of yesterday’s game in the Babe Ruth Pacific Northwest Regional Tournament at Propstra Stadium in Vancouver, Wash.

Teen sets new course record at Wing Pt.

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:26PM

BHS junior Austin Hurt shoots a 61 in preparation for fall’s prep golf campaign. Austin Hurt is quite modest when talking about his accomplishments on the golf course. “It’s nothing to write home about,” he said, smiling. “It was just a ho-hum round.” But his final score of 61, shot July 23 at Wing Point Golf and Country Club, set a new course record, besting the previous holder, former Bainbridge High School and St. Mary’s College star Joe Lanza’s 63 by two strokes.

Sports Roundup -- Rowers bring home the steel/Breiland tames course

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:26PM

Two members of the Bainbridge Island Rowing Club won some “steel” at the World Masters Games in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 22-25. Mary Madison and Nina Mitchell rowed their red double scull, christened “Ladybug,” to a silver medal in the “C” class for women over age 43 and a bronze medal in the “B” class for women over 36. The duo, who have just started sculling two years ago, started the first day by finishing second in their first heat in the Women’s “B” double scull with a time of 3:52.

Ducks outswim Sharks for roller hockey title

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:26PM

The season wrapped up under a blazing Saturday sun. Bernadette Stephen-McRae clapped her hands, announcing, “We’ve got some half-time entertainment” A youth proceeded to waddle out onto the rink dressed in a makeshift penguin costume, to the cheers of parents and other family members during the first intermission of the Division I consolation game between the Coyotes and the Penguins.

Author tells of basketball greats of yesteryear

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:26PM

Islander Ed Loverich is cited in Philip Pallette’s ‘Game Changer.’ It’s not much of a reach to say that Hank Luisetti was the Michael Jordan of the 1930s. A two-time national player of the year while at Stanford, Luisetti revolutionized basketball by popularizing the running one-handed shot, the precursor to today’s jump shot.

Young equestrians saddle up for big events

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:26PM

Bainbridge Island’s 13-year-old Josiah Jones and 16-year-old Meghan Lawson leave Aug. 1 for the American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show in Fort Worth, Texas. Both youths are active in AQHYA and Washington State Quarter Horse Youth Association clubs.

Babe Ruth All-Stars claim state championship

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:26PM

Behind in nearly every game, the squad comes up with big plays for the title run. If someone would have told manager Israel Gaphni a few weeks ago that his Babe Ruth All-Star team would go to Eastern Washington and return state champions, he wouldn’t have thought it was possible. “I don’t think there was any one of us that expected it,” he said. “We have a team of good players, but we don’t have a bunch of superplayers.

Sports Roundup -- Roller hockey playoffs at hand

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:26PM

With the final weekend of regular season play in the books, the Bainbridge Island Roller Hockey League will get ready for the playoffs. In Division III action, the Rangers defeated the Bruins 14-1 on Saturday and the Canucks 9-8 on Sunday. Keith Mowell led the way with six goals on Saturday and four on Sunday to lead the league in scoring with 82 points.

All-Star finishes: baseball 3rd, softball 4th

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:26PM

The quest for state titles comes up just short for both Bainbridge teams. PORT ORCHARD – The Bainbridge Island Softball All-Stars couldn’t overcome a strong pair of pitchers and several errors, Friday, falling 11-0 to Marysville Friday and being eliminated from the state tournament. All-Star manager Troy Greenfield felt there was a bit of an emotional hangover from Thursday’s thriller against Lewis River, but he was still happy with how his team did on the field.

Girls rebound to drain Lewis River

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:25PM

After it was all said and done, manager Troy Greenfield exhaled. “I can breathe again,” he said. So can the team, their coaches and fans. After the Bainbridge softball All-Stars made several mistakes in a 8-5 loss to Woodinville West on Wednesday, they came back to defeat the Lewis River All-Stars 8-7 in an instant classic on Thursday to stay alive in the losers’ bracket in the 2005 majors state softball tournament.

All-Stars continue march to title games

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:25PM

The 11U boys win a nail-biter over Richmond Beach, stay in contention. Bainbridge Island 11U All-Star coach Bill Ackerley didn’t want it to end. “As a spectator, it was a good one to watch,” he said of Tuesday’s state tournament contest against Richmond Beach. “It had been such a good game, it was hard for either team to lose.”

Brrrr! Swimmers planning cross-sound swim

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:25PM

Gold medal winner Megan Quann will join the fund-raiser for youth programs. Visit Manzanita Bay early Sunday morning and you may find more than seals swimming in those cold waters. More than a dozen Bainbridge Island swimmers have signed up to swim across Puget Sound in August, and early morning swims in the bay are part of their training program.

All-Stars heat up summer with wins -- Little League

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:25PM

The Bainbridge nine take the District title, open with a win at the State tourney. The Bainbridge Little League 11-year-old All-Star “Nationals” are moving on. After defeating Gig Harbor National 10-0 last Monday to win the District 2 championship, they beat Sammamish 7-4 in extra innings Sunday in the opening game of the state tournament.

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