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Harriers back with a new look

  • Sep 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:21PM

Along with a new coach, many freshman make up both teams.

Sports Roundup - Swimmers start strong in road meet/Harriers make tracks in meet/JV golfers win first match

  • Sep 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:21PM

Several score state times as Bainbridge beats Kamiak Friday.

Yellow laundry doesn’t hurt Spartans

  • Sep 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:21PM

The Spartans overcome penalties in a big 50-22 win over Bremerton.

Spikers swept by Central Kitsap, beat NK/Kickers in search of a win

  • Sep 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:21PM

The team was never in rhythm in a battle of state quality squads.

Lofty Standings

  • Sep 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:21PM

Both golf teams say they’ve worked hard and are ready for a trip to State. The Bainbridge girls’ golf team had great success last season, but they’re not ones to rest on their laurels. Last season they won the Metro League regular season title, finished second to Holy Names at the Metro League tournament, placed third at the district tournament in May and qualified four golfers to the state tournament. There, they took home a fourth place trophy, the highest finish for a girls’ golf team in school history. This season, their goal is to qualify again as a team. “I think they all are planning on qualifying at the league tournament this year,” head coach Steve Nielsen said. “They’ve got this pact that they’re going to do that.

Swimmers get new faces and a ‘new’ pool

  • Sep 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:21PM

21 freshman ready to help Spartans win a state title in November.

Sparts continue domination over NK

  • Sep 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:21PM

Bainbridge pounds the Vikings 41-7 for the Spartans’ fourth straight rivalry win.

Soccer is always a part of John Wedge’s life

  • Aug 31, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:21PM

‘The Professor’ brings a wealth of knowledge to the BIYSC and BISA.

Kickers start over again with new coach

  • Aug 31, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:22PM

Scott Druker takes the reins as Spartans ready for 2007 season.

Spikers ready for life without Stuart

  • Aug 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:22PM

Spartans want to make their sixth straight trip to state happen.

Sports Round-up – Scramble goes to chipoff/Select soccer scores again

  • Aug 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:22PM

The excitement is there for football team

  • Aug 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:22PM

Bainbridge eager to use Gilbreath, defense to make it to state.

Sports Roundup - Former BHS grad makes his own path/All-comers slowed by rain/Tryout for select baseball

  • Aug 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:22PM

When Zach Peach tells the story of how he won a scholarship and made it to a Division I university, it’s a tale that leaves everyone in amazement. “I ran in to Jon (Brandt, an assistant baseball coach at Bainbridge High School) on the ferry and he couldn’t believe it,” he said. “He was so amazed. He thought it was an amazing story.”

‘Ed’s Shed’ nearly restored to mint condition

  • Aug 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:22PM

Thanks to MRJ Constructors and donations, the building will be ready in a month.

Sports Roundup - Williams, Pendleton win titles at national meet/Register for soccer tourney/PMYC takes home trophy

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:22PM

Both swimmers help their team to a fifth-place finish. Two Bainbridge Island Swim Club swimmers Julie Pendleton and Kim Williams, along with BISC head coach Bob Miller, who was the Pacific Northwest Zone Team head coach, were successful at the Western Zones Swimming Championships in Farmington, N.M. last week. Pacific Northwest Swimming competed against teams from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming.

Two island women ‘tri’ for a good cause

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:22PM

Karen Klein, Sundance Rogers take part in Danskin Sunday.

Sports Roundup - Nearly 200 turn out for all-comers meet/Tennis team makes finals/BIYSC gives boot to bottle/Sign up now for golf scramble

  • Aug 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:22PM

Several races were extremely competitive; Nance wins four events.

Select soccer on the rise

  • Aug 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:23PM

Four different teams make the top league in the state next year. Members of the Bainbridge FC girls U17 soccer team - those that were not on vacation or participating in other activities - got back on the practice fields at the high school last Wednesday after a two week break. As they performed drills in the waning moments of the sun under the constant direction of coach Phil Avison, coach Peter Kepler talked about how quickly everything came together for them as a team after their formation. “They've just jelled really well together,” he said.

Swimmers lap the field

  • Aug 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:23PM

Several islanders come home with titles from a meet in Federal Way.

Roller hockey rolls off a great season

  • Aug 3, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:23PM

The Panthers, Avalanche and Wild all brought home the gold.

Sports Roundup - Island Stars end season on top/Local rower works for a world title

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:23PM

Island news briefs

Former BHS star is golden in the ring

  • Jul 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:23PM

Christina Swanson wins Golden Gloves title in Florida.

Bainbridge girls lacrosse is taking on the world

  • Jul 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:23PM

Spartans host players, face lacrosse teams from England. POULSBO – If there was any indication that the girls lacrosse game between Bainbridge and Lady Eleanor Holles was a simple exhibition game, it wasn’t apparent to the Spartans. There was plenty of pushing and shoving going on between both teams, with one of the Holles players carried off the field with a knee injury late in the game. Afterwards, many of the girls talked to head coach Tami Tommila about the physical play of the British girls on the field.

Local teams shine on diamond

  • Jul 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:23PM

Select baseball, two fastpitch teams come home with trophies.

Sports Roundup - Man ready to conquer mountain for charity/Take some time for LAX/Local teams battle for wins

  • Jul 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:23PM

Jason Taylor will climb Mt. Rainier to help people breathe. The snow capped peak of Mount Rainier is always in sight for Bainbridge resident Jason Taylor. It’s visible from his home on Murden Cove where he lives with his wife Penny and two young children, it’s in the background when he goes for his daily run and it’s in sight when he drives to his job in Gig Harbor where he works for the Threshold Group as a investment advisor for foundations and wealthy families. The mountain can even be seen from his office, as the building is located right next to the water and has a dock where he can get an even closer look if he so desires. “You just walk on that dock and it’s right there,” he said. “It beckons you. “You can’t escape it. It’s everywhere you look. It dominates.”

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