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Spartans earn spots on AKC team

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:24PM

Several more make the All-Metro team for their success. The Bainbridge fastpitch team had one of their most successful seasons in years. They got big wins over Central Kitsap, Holy Names and West Seattle en route to a tie for second place in the Metro League Mountain Division. From there, the Spartans overcame a heartbreaking defeat to Holy Names to take third at the Metro tournament, then defeated Ingraham and Issaquah on the first day of the district tournament to make their first trip to state since 2002. Bainbridge also won a game at state, the first since 1989 when slowpitch softball was still played.

LITTLE LEAGUE MAJORS BASEBALL - Tigers burn bright, win BILL Majors title

  • Jun 23, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:24PM

They make a Cinderella run through the playoffs to win it all. A Cinderella run through the playoffs led to a Little League Championship for the Tigers. Unlike their prior playoff games in which they rallied from deficits to win, the survivors of the American League playoffs jumped out to an early lead in the championship game. They never let their National League counterparts in the Diamondbacks, back in the hunt, winning the Bainbridge Island Little League baseball title game 8-3 last Friday.

One man, one big legacy

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

After spending 23 years at BHS, Neal White is closing the book on a fine career. It’s the end of another year at Bainbridge High School. As students play pickup games on the football field and sit and chat with one another in the courtyard, Neal White, along with all the other teachers and administrators, wraps up his end of the year duties, just like any other year. But this year, White is doing them for the last time – all with a smile on his face, as evidenced by the PowerPoint presentation showing various pictures and moments of his life that was put together for his retirement party a few weeks ago. “I look back and I think ‘Those were some great times,’” he said. “Those pictures brought back a lot of memories.”

Sports Roundup - Island soccer teams prevail at Viking Cup/BI rowing duo head to nationals

  • Jun 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:25PM

Two girl teams win titles, while the boys defend their title in a shootout in Poulsbo.

Sparts help lead All-Stars to two wins

  • Jun 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:25PM

Willmann strong in the ring as the North All-Stars win two.

Sports Roundup - Fastpitchers take fourth/Boys 4x400 wins title/Rower makes it to nationals

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

Island sports briefs.

Sports Roundup - Hobbs, Powers strong at nationals/LAX alums earn title/Special Oly team wins big/Stars outshine the Wolfpack

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:25PM

The pair’s time makes them the 11th fastest scull duo nationally. Sam Hobbs and Andrew Powers, seniors at Bainbridge High School, finished fifth in the Petite final of the double scull at the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships in Cincinnati, Ohio, June 8-10. Their finish made the Hobbs/Powers duo effectively the 11th fastest double scull pairing in the country.

BABE RUTH - Les Schwab goes through the fire to win

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:25PM

'Rag-tag,’ nearly coachless team wins Babe Ruth title on Friday. The Les Schwab team finished their Bainbridge Island Babe Ruth season with a story that could be substituted with the plot of any sports movie over the last 20 years. Les Schwab of Poulsbo sponsored a team on the island, but couldn’t find a coach. So employee Justin Biggs, 26, volunteered for the job – with an assist.

LITTLE LEAGUE MAJORS SOFTBALL - Underdog Racers win Little League title

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:25PM

Team finished at .500 during regular season, but got hot at end. The Racers defeated the Commotion 6-5 in the Little League Majors softball championship game Friday at Strawberry Hill Park. The Commotion finished in first place during the regular season, going 13-3 while the Racers finished in third place at 8-8, but won their last five regular season games.

Little League season winding down

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

Baseball and softball title games are next Friday at 6 p.m.

BHS basketball looking to grow

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

Three different camps are ready to handle growing interest in team.

Azzurri aren

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:26PM

Tigers, D-Backs battle for league

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:26PM

Season play came to a head this week with tournament action at Rotary.

25 years of classic horses

  • Jun 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:26PM

The Bainbridge Classic Horse Show celebrates a silver anniversary.

Metro to get some new teams?

  • Jun 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:26PM

Four Seattle 4A schools may join the league in the coming years.

Sailors finish 12th at nationals

  • Jun 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:26PM

The team got to see and experience the New Orleans culture.

Sports Roundup - Girls’ tennis wins district title/Girl golfers send four to state

  • May 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:26PM

Island news briefs.

Girls LAX battle for title once again

  • May 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:26PM

Spartans defeat two tough teams in Forest Ridge and Mercer Island.

Boys’ LAX plays for state title tonight

  • May 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:26PM

Defense comes up big as Sparts get goals from many players in Wednesday’s win. After two years of near misses, the Bainbridge boys’ lacrosse team finally made it back to the championship game. Sam Snow scored a hat trick while the defense took care of the rest as the Spartans defeated the Garfield Bulldogs 12-6 in a state semifinal playoff game Wednesday night at Bainbridge High School. It’s the first time since 2004 that Bainbridge has played for a state title.

Willmann, Baker power Sparts to State

  • May 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:26PM

The two throw back-to-back shutouts, allow only two hits all day. TUKWILA – Lindsay Willmann wasn’t expected to go long. Suffering from tendinitis in her pitching wrist, she hadn’t thrown for a week and was under doctor’s orders not to pitch too much. Instead, the sophomore threw a major-league-length nine innings of shutout ball as the Bainbridge fastpitch team defeated Issaquah 2-0 to make it to the semifinals of the 3A Sea-King District 2 tournament at the Starfire Sports Complex and qualify for the 3A state tournament.

Close play costs Spartans shot at title

  • May 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:27PM

Bainbridge didn’t get the breaks or the calls at the 3A state tournament. TACOMA – The Bainbridge fastpitch team went through every high and low a team can go through in a day of high pressure situations and tense games where one mistake can finish it. But ultimately, it was a controversial – and later, an admitted blown – call that helped end their run at the 3A state tournament at the South End Recreation Area in Tacoma.

It’s the big time for Sparts

  • May 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:27PM

Three teams go for it all in their upcoming state tournaments. It’s the final week of the prep season, and three Bainbridge teams are gearing up for big tournaments this weekend. The Spartan tennis team is headed to the 3A tournament at the Tri-City Court Club and Kamiakin High School in the Tri-Cities. The trio of Molly Donohue, Jamie Slonaker and Brooke Shorett make their first ever appearance at the tournament with a good chance to bring home a trophy – something the three of them never figured they’d be in a position to do. “I was just happy to get past the first round,” Slonaker said. “That was our hope: to survive districts,” Shorett said.

Lakeside too fast for Sparts

  • May 23, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:27PM

Bainbridge loses title to rivals for second straight year in Seattle.

The trophy comes home!

  • May 23, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 7:27PM

Sparts gets big performances from Stevenson, others to defeat Mercer, take home first state title since ‘03. SEATTLE – When the horn sounded, the first person the Bainbridge boys lacrosse team ran to was – who else – Bryce Stevenson. The sophomore goalkeeper, big in the cage all season for the Spartans, had 15 saves to help Bainbridge win their first varsity A lacrosse trophy since 2003, defeating arch rival Mercer Island 9-7 at Memorial Stadium at Seattle Center Saturday night. The win also cements an undefeated season for the Spartans.

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