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Orange-Capped Swimmers Go to Great Lengths in Bainbridge’s Annual Pumpkin 500

The Bainbridge Aquatic Center hosted the Bainbridge Island Swim Club’s Annual Pumpkin 500 community swim meet on Sunday, October 26. The Pumpkin 5oo is a gourd-themed meet consisting solely of 500 meters races open to all swimmers in the community. Swimmers get Jack-o-Lantern swim caps, and winners are awarded with pumpkin pies provided by volunteers….

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Spartan football by Daryl Peloquin

Spartan Football Runs Over Evergreen in Non-Conference Game

Friday night, October 24, at home, the Spartans football team enjoyed a welcome non-conference win over Evergreen at the Spartans’ Senior Night game. The 56-19 win should give the Spartans’ a much-needed boost of confidence. The matchup was preceded by a 56-0 trouncing at the hands of O’Dea on the 10th. Then, on the 17th,…

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Bainbridge Sailors Finish Strong at Cascadia Cup Regatta

by Haley Llamon, Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District Sailing Instructor On October 11th and 12th, seventeen sailors from the Bainbridge Island Park District Fall Competitive Sailing class raced Flying Junior sailboats (FJs) in the 2014 Cascadia Cup regatta. Co-hosted by the UW Sailing Team and Sail Sand Point at Magnuson Park in Seattle,…

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Girls Generation Spartronics Alliance Takes Second at Tahoma Tournament

by Sarah Lane Spartronics Team 4915, the amazing rookie robotics team from Bainbridge High School that ended up going all the way to the world championships in its first year, 2013-14, enjoyed such a large turnout of girls to the team this year (2014-15) that it has been able to field its own all-girls team….

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Spartan soccer by Daryl Peloquin

Bainbridge Soccer Merciless with Franklin

by Sarah Lane with Daryl Peloquin Tuesday night’s (October 21) matchup between the Spartan Soccer Team and Franklin was a complete rout, with Bainbridge dominating the entire game to a 13-0 finish. The scoring started at just four minutes into the first half when Celia Story scored on an assist by Riley Gregoire. Just three…

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Water Polo by Daryl Peloquin

Spartan H20 Polo Sinks Gig Harbor

by Daryl Peloquin with Sarah Lane Tuesday night, October 21, the Bainbridge Water Polo team met the Gig Harbor Tides at the Bainbridge Island Aquatic Center. Entering the match, Gig Harbor was unbeaten with an overall record of 5-0 so far this season. The lower ranked Spartans went in 2-4. But the Spartans pulled off…

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X Country by Jennifer Seely Wallach

Bainbridge X-Country Finishes in Top 3 at Lower Woodland Metro League Meet

Yesterday afternoon, October 16, almost 400 cross country athletes gathered at Lower Woodland Park for a Metro League meet pittin Bainbridge against Bishop Blanchet, O’Dea (boys only), Seattle Prep, Lakeside, Eastside Catholic, and Holy Names (girls only). The Spartan girls finished second overall, and the boys took third. Bainbridge’s Keith Carlson earned second place in…

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Bainbridge Football Crushed at Home Friday Night, 57-0

O’Dea entered Friday night’s (October 10) game against the Spartans with a 5-0 record. So the Spartans, with 2 wins to their 3 losses, were prepared for a tough match. But no one could have prepared them for the very punishing and unrelenting treatment they received at the hands of the Fighting Irish in a…

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XCountry by Anna Sinclair Griesser

Bainbridge X-Country Team Finishes Second at Battle Point Invitational

At Battle Point Park yesterday (October 9), Bainbridge enjoyed second place wins for both the boys’ and girls’ teams in the Battle Point Invitational Cross Country Meet, finishing in the men’s race a mere 2 points behind first-place Franklin and in the girls’ race trailing Lakeside by 8. Bainbridge’s Keith Carlson crossed the finish line…

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Lakeside Gives Bainbridge Football a Hard Kick

At yesterday (October 4) afternoon’s football matchup at Lakeside’s Parsons Field, Bainbridge was delivered a tough loss after a hard-fought game. After an even 1st quarter that ended in a 7-7 tie, the Spartans came back to score again. But so did the Lions, twice, ending the half with a 20-14 lead. Then in the…

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Spartan Soccer Takes Down Garfield 3-Nil

Thursday, October 2, Spartan girl’s soccer team got the best of Garfield in an evening home game. Just 11 minutes into the first half, Kate Matthews on an assist from Riley Gregoire popped in the first goal. The second goal came just 10 minutes later when Celia Story scored, this time assisted by Matthews. Then…

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At Nike XC Pre-Nationals, Spartan Keith Carlson Runs a Fast 5K, Places 26th

One hundred and twenty high school and 33 middle school cross country teams from eight western states attended the Nike Pre-Nationals at the Portland Meadows Race Track in Portland this past Saturday, September 27. Bainbridge sent 22 athletes to the meet, many of whom broke personal records, including senior Keith Carlson who busted his personal record on…

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Spartan Football Butts the Ingraham Rams, 34-20

Last night, September 26, at the Northwest Athletic Complex, the Spartans got the best of Ingraham with a decisive 34-20 win that favored the Spartans’ passing game over the rushing emphasis of the Rams. Bainbridge got on the scoreboard in the first quarter with a field goal by ever-reliable kicker Cal Barash-David. But so did…

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X-Country Wins at Lower Woodland, Shows Key Time Improvements at Garfield Meet

The Spartans won the September 18 Cross Country meet at Lower Woodland, beating out Seattle Prep, West Seattle, Roosevelt, Cleveland, and Chief Sealth in both men’s and women’s 5,000 meter races. In the men’s race, the Spartans finished with a healthy 27-point team lead over Seattle Prep. Keith Carlson led all runners with a time…

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Bainbridge Bests Everett 24-13 in Homecoming Game

Yesterday, September 19, the Bainbridge High School Football team held their homecoming parade through the streets of downtown Winslow starting just after 4 p.m. Then at 7 the Spartans faced off against the Everett Seagulls at home in a nonleague game. The game started off close leaving the Spartans in a slim 7-6 lead at…

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Letter to the Editor: What If We Stop Being Complicit in the NFL’s Immorality?

What if, for one day—a Sunday, a Monday night, or now even a Thursday night—everyone turned off the NFL, didn’t go to the game, didn’t wear the jersey of fan. What if, for one Sunday, civilized people everywhere said that a non-profit that profits in the billions on the lives of its participants and leaves…

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Dino football season.

Spartan Football Throws a Down-Home, Old-Style Homecoming Week

The Spartan Football Team, going strong since 1928, is going retro, focusing on the stuff that made football our country’s favorite sport, like competition, perseverance, home-town pride, community roots, and family togetherness. You know, like on Friday Night Lights. Part of the retro move is the revival this year of the Agate Cup against North Kitsap,…

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Bainbridge High School X-Country Starts off with a Bang

In their first competition of the season, the Sehome Invitational in Bellingham, the Bainbridge High School Cross Country team did well on Saturday, September 13, with the freshman girls taking 1st, the junior boys taking 3rd, and numerous athletes placing high on the list. This event, the 4th annual, which is hosted by Sehome High…

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April Cheadle

Bainbridge Swim Coach Honored with National Award

by Joy Archer, Bainbridge Aquatic Masters Communications Director This week Bainbridge Aquatic Masters (BAM) head coach April Cheadle will travel to Jacksonville, Florida, to accept the Kerry O’Brien Coaching Award. This national award is given to a handful of coaches each year who are building Masters membership in communities throughout the country. Since Cheadle became the…

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zucchini by courtney gibbons

Got a Champ Zuc? Join the Great Zucchini Races Next Saturday

Here’s what you can do with that zucchini that got away on the vine rather than trying to pass it off to a friend. Bainbridge Island’s Great Zucchini Races event is back by popular demand, and your zuc might just be the next free-wheeling winner, particularly if you bribe the judges. Bring your decked-out supersonic squash…

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