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Fresh Stock of Rainbow Trout Makes Big Splash at Battle Point Park Pond

Some 400 rainbow trout 8-12 inches long swam into a whole new water world in the Battle Point Park pond on Friday, April 4. The Bainbridge Island Park District teamed up with Bainbridge Island Fly Fishers and the Washington Council of Trout Unlimited to restock the pond for the second year in a row after…

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Spartan Winterguard champs 2014

Spartan Winterguard Wins Regional Championship with Standing Ovation

by Christine Brown and Julie Hall The Bainbridge High School Winterguard completed a spectacular season by winning the Northwest Pageantry Association’s Championship held at Cascade High School in Everett. They placed first in the Scholastic A Division with a score of 80.60 last weekend. Audience members leaped to their feet with applause after the team concluded its “Cabaret” show. Their…

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Sail Sand Point Regatta 2014 by Christine Brown

Spartan Sailors Breeze Through Lake Washington Regatta

by Christine Brown, with Julie Hall In the district-wide regatta at Sail Sand Point on Lake Washington last weekend, March 22 and 23, Spartan [Bainbridge High School] sailors piloted boats to impressive finishes in the Gold and Silver divisions. Competing teams had qualified to participate in the regatta at previous events. Twenty-two schools qualified, represented by approximately…

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table tennis king 2014

Wild West Face Off Ends in Bloody Carnage for Bainbridge Table Tennis Title

by Jim Gleckler, with Julie Hall The first clue should have been the ominous ringtone on the stranger’s cellphone: the theme from “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” with its haunting “doe-ti-doe-ti-do, wah-wah-wahh.” Yesterday, March 29, he strode into the hall at Waterfront Park, drew his paddle from its holster, and proceeded to decimate all…

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Spartan LAX: Girls Still Undefeated, Boys Lose a Heartbreaker

Wednesday night, March 26, the BHS lacrosse teams had mixed results at home. The girls dominated in their game against Issaquah, with Paige Brigham and Sallie Marx each popping in four goals, for a 13-7 result and a 3-0-0 record so far this season. In the first half, the Spartans scored nine times to Issaquah’s four….

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Hot Hilly? Another Bike Ride Comes to Bainbridge This Summer

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has just announced that Bainbridge will be on the route of its fundraising Obliteride bike ride this summer. That means that, just as in February for the Chilly Hilly, thousands of cyclists will again be hitting our roads in 2014, only with better weather. The ride happens from August 8-10….

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Bainbridge Island Lacrosse

Spartan Boys LAX Take Down Overlake for Second Win

Thursday, March 20, the Spartan Boys Lacrosse Team pushed their record into the black by defeating Redmond’s Overlake High School in an away match. Teammates Max Wickline and Jackson Larkin together had eight goals, helping Bainbridge finish 17 – 6 . This gives them a 2-1-0 record so far. Jack Grickleton earned seven points with 3…

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Girls’ LAX Now 2-0 with Win Over Seattle Prep

Spartan Sonja Olson carries a big stick as part of the BHS Lacrosse Team, and she used it Wednesday night (March 19) at home in a decisive win over Seattle Prep, scoring 4 of her team’s 16 goals. Teammate Paige Brigham had 3 assists and a goal and Ellen Carpenter had 3 goals. The Spartans…

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Bainbridge LAX

Bainbridge Boys LAX Takes a Loss in Season Opener Against State Champs

The Spartans drew an unfortunate opponent in their first game of the 2014 season: two-time defending Division I state champs Bellevue High School. The game was at Bellevue, where the Wolverines launched a relentless offense and solid defense against the Spartans, eventually walking away with a 10-3 win. After a strong first-quarter start by the…

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Bainbridge Island Lacrosse

BHS Girls LAX Opens Season with a Big Win Over Kennedy Catholic

The Spartan Girls Lacrosse Team walked away with a 19-3 win last night, March 12, at home in their season-opening game against Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School. Junior attacker Paige Brigham led the charge with five goals and two assists. This is not the first time Brigham has started off a season with such a…

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After One Big Day at Regional Competition, Rookie Spartronics in First Place

Like all newly formed teams at the First Robotics Competition, the Bainbridge High School Spartronics are called rookies. But these rookies have turned some heads with their robot ATLaS and their team play, reaching first place by the end of the first day of competition in the Glacier Peak Division of the Pacific Northwest Region….

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Sallie Marx by Michael Jardine

Two Bainbridge LAX Players Make All-State Team

The Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association just announced its 2014 Pre-Season All-State Team for girls high school lacrosse, and included on the list are two Spartans: senior midfielder Sallie Marx and junior attacker Paige Brigham. The twelve athletes to make the list were selected from the 4,000 in the state who play high school lacrosse. Like Bainbridge, Lakeside and…

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Wrestling by Sarah Lane

Bainbridge Wrestlers Have a Tough Time at State

BHS Wrestling Coach Dan Pippinger summed up the State Tournament that five of his wrestlers qualified for and attended at the Tacoma Dome this past weekend, February 21-22: “As usual the competition at the State tournament was very tough.” But the five members of the small Bainbridge squad gave it a good go, and one wrestler…

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BIFC '98 Blue

Bainbridge FC U18 Boys Win State Soccer Championship

This weekend, February 21-22, as the Winter Olympics drew to a close, the Bainbridge FC Under 18 boys team, BIFC ’95 Blue, was at the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila, winning the Washington Youth Soccer Challenge Cup. This is the second year that a Bainbridge team has won an age division of this event—last year it…

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Chilly Hilly 2014: Car Cam Video

By about 9:30 a.m., Chilly Hilly cyclists from the 7:55 ferry had made their way north and then west and were hitting the rest stop at Battle Point Park. Here’s our video of the middle of the pack along Miller and Battle Point Roads: Related Stories: Chilly Hilly 2014: The Throngs Disembark (Video) Chilly Hilly…

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Chilly Hilly

Chilly Hilly 2014: The Throngs Disembark the Vessel—Video

On a Rainy and Chilly Hilly, thousands of cyclists hit the island on two wheels for a tour of our wettest best. From the 7:55 Seattle ferry, two motorcycles and about 40 or 50 cars offloaded onto the rock, followed by the cyclists. Here is a video of the start: We’ll be posting a second…

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Five BHS Wrestlers Heading to State

At yesterday’s (February 5) 3A Region I wrestling tournament held at Nathan Hale High School, the Bainbridge varsity squad ended up in a respectable sixth place overall. Even more important, five Spartans did well enough to advance to the State Tournament: Dylan Read, Jack Miller, Liam Topham, Jonathan Gallivan, and Joaquin Gurza. Aaron Jumpa placed…

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Triple Salchow (Sow Cow) on Frozen Gazzam Lake? (Video & Photo Gallery)

It wasn’t winter Olympics on Gazzam Lake during our recent deep freeze, but a few Bainbridge Islanders took a rare opportunity to find out how “cool” it is to ice skate there. Terry Siebert and her son Sam Kuniholm finally fulfilled her goal of skating on Gazzam, something she had hoped to do for years. Siebert…

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ESPN Signs over Monday Night Football Slot to Bainbridge City Council

It’s a bittersweet goodbye to this season’s Seahawks glory. How sweet it was, and how painful to let go of the rush. But now we have something else to look forward to on Monday nights. The Bainbridge Island City Council has rescheduled its meetings to Mondays to fill the NFL void. Yesterday, February 12, the…

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Sallie Marx

BHS’s Sallie Marx to Play NCAA Div III LAX at Pomona-Pitzer

Senior Sallie Marx, a standout lacrosse and soccer player at Bainbridge High School, has just signed a letter of intent to play lacrosse for Pomona-Pitzer Colleges in Claremont, California. Pomona College and Pitzer College are NCAA Division III schools with a combined athletic program. Last year, the Pomona-Pitzer lacrosse team advanced to the semifinals of the…

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