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All-Comers Summer Track Meets Start Next Week

The first Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet of the 2015 season is Monday evening, July 6, at 6:30 at the Bainbridge High School track. Initiated by Jim Whiting two decades ago, this community tradition features races from 50 to 400 meters, conducted in heats according to gender and age—from 3 years through adults. Starting with an…

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Spartan Rowers Place 6th at Nationals

by Peggy Musselwhite Bainbridge Island’s high school rowers placed among the top crews in the nation during an intense weekend of rowing at the 2015 USRowing Youth National Championships last weekend, June 12–14, in Sarasota, Florida. The Girls Lightweight Four placed sixth in the nation with a time of 7:49. It was history in the…

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Wing Point Golfers Marshal Hole #6 at U.S. Open

Bainbridge Islanders are big on volunteering, especially when home pride is in the mix. This week, June 15-21, 72 members of Wing Point Golf & Country Club are making the predawn run to Chambers Bay to help marshal the 2015 U.S. open course. Led by Wing Point Club General Manager Jeff D’Amico, Bob Valentine, and…

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King 5 Nominates BHS Senior Riley Gregoire for Best Athlete of the Year: Vote for Her Here

[Updated 3:48 p.m. June 9, 2015.] Bainbridge High School (BHS) graduating senior Riley Gregoire has been nominated by King 5 for Best Female Athlete of the Year. She is included among seven nominees, with the winner to be determined by popular vote and published June 16. Gregoire currently leads in the poll voting. Gregoire batted…

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Get Ready to (Fun) Run for BYS

It’s official: Summer is about to begin. Your clue (other than the really obvious fantastic weather) is that it’s time to register for the Bainbridge Youth Services (BYS) 4th of July Fun Run. This will be the 36th annual Fun Run, representing many years of fun and running. The particular focus of this year’s event is promoting the…

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Bainbridge Island Dive Club Gets Medals of All Metals in Victoria

by Adrienne Wolfe with Sarah Lane The 2015 BC Summer Provincials Dive Meet, which actually happened in Spring over the last three days of May, is an international gathering of 1-meter and 3-meter springboard and platforms of various heights. This year the event was hosted in Victoria. The Bainbridge Island Dive Club’s Bainbridge, Kingston, and…

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Amii Pratt to Assume Position as Wilkes Principal

Amii Pratt has been hired as the new principal of Captain Charles Wilkes Elementary School, effective July 1. Pratt will fill the vacancy left by former Wilkes principal Sheryl Belt, who took over for retiring Julie Goldsmith as Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for the Bainbridge Island School District (BISD). Pratt is currently the associate principal…

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Spartan Sailors 8th in Nation

by Christine Brown The BHS Sailing Team, as Northwest district champions, traveled to the 2015 ISSA Baker Trophy Team Racing National Championship in Chicago over Memorial Day Weekend, capturing 8th place. According to co-captains Will Brown and Josh Rentz, the team had set a goal of breaking into the top 10 nationally. A highlight for the team was…

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Gear Grinders Serve up 3rd Annual Farm Fresh Mountain Bike Scramble

Feel like some farm fresh scramble? On Sunday, hop on your mountain bike and head over to Johnson Farm for the Gear Grinder’s 3rd Annual Farm Fresh Mountain Bike Scramble. This fundraiser will benefit the Gear Grinders high school and middle school mountain biking teams for their next race season. Part of the proceeds will also benefit the…

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Bainbridge Rowers Win Big at Regionals, Advance to Nationals

by Peggy Musselwhite The Bainbridge Island Row Team faced fierce competition at the 2015 USRowing Youth Northwest Championships, highlighted by four boats qualifying to compete at USRowing Nationals in mid-June. Competing in 52 qualifying heats and final races, nearly 100 Bainbridge junior rowers earned 19 medals at last weekend’s Championship event in Vancouver, Washington. Approximately…

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Spartan Sailors Headed to Nationals

by Christine Brown For the second time in a week, the Bainbridge High School (BHS) Sailing Team won a district championship, and this time they accepted the invitation to Nationals. The team won the NWISA Fleet District Championship April 25-26 but declined to participate in the Mallory National Championship, giving second place Woodinville High School…

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Two Spartans Qualify for the USA Water Polo Olympics

Two members of the Bainbridge High School (BHS) Water Polo Team have been selected to play on the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics Team. Kate Eckert, a junior, and Josie Davis, a sophomore, were tapped for the U.S. team at last weekend’s Northwest Region Qualifying Tournament in Salem, Oregon. Nine teams from Washington and Oregon competed….

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Bainbridge Water Polo Delivers Decisive Defeat to Roosevelt

by Drew Keller Monday, April 27th, the Spartan Girls Water Polo team surprised Roosevelt at the Bainbridge Aquatic Center. In the Spartans first meeting with Roosevelt earlier in the season the result was a comfortable win for the opposing side; however, when the Roughriders came to Bainbridge the result was quite the opposite. Bainbridge flew out…

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Spartan Sailors Win Northwest District Championship

by Christine Brown The Bainbridge High School (BHS) Sailing Team is the 2015 Northwest Interscholastic Sailing Association’s District Fleet Race Champion following last weekend’s regatta in Coupeville on Whidbey Island. Bainbridge competed against 15 other teams from the Northwest district (Washington and Oregon) for the championship win. The Varsity A and Varsity B boats both…

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Bainbridge Crew Brings Home Gold, Silver & Bronze from International Regatta

by Peggy Musselwhite Bainbridge High School rowers faced off against top athletes representing 33 other clubs and schools last weekend at the Brentwood Regatta in picturesque Mill Bay near Victoria on Vancouver Island. Nearly 1,700 Canadian and American competitors raced the 1500 meter course during the three-day event in unusually favorable weather conditions. More than 90 Bainbridge…

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Bainbridge Dive Club Competes at Regional Championships

by Adrienne Wolfe The Bainbridge Island Dive Club jumped into the ferociously competitive fray of the Junior Region 10 Championships last weekend in Beaverton, Oregon. This regional meet allowed the team’s members from Bainbridge, Kingston, and Poulsbo to test their abilities against teams from Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, California, Nevada, Texas, and Hawaii. Based on the…

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Bainbridge Water Polo Club Wins Rose Cup Championship

by Cooper Rooks At the recent Rose Cup Tournament in Portland, Oregon, the benefits of a multiage program were plainly evident as our 14u Coed team brought home gold medals. It was an unusual path to victory. After winning their first four games, one game by one goal in an overtime shoutout, Bainbridge faced a very…

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Letter to the Editor: A High-Stepping Thank You from the BI Rope Skippers

The Bainbridge Island Rope Skippers and special guest jumpers from Hot Dog USA in Kirkland joined forces to put on a crowd-pleasing performance to a packed Paski Gym on April 17th. Lizzy Sharman and Anna Warga organized the community show. Although the senior project graduation requirement was lifted, BHS senior Anna Warga decided she still…

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Bainbridge Varsity Boys 4, with cox Caitlin Deavy, Andrew Beckett, Trevor Maine, Aidan Stearns, and Ethan Bloom

Bainbridge Rowers Take 27 Medals and 2nd Place Overall in Season Opener

by Peggy Musselwhite Bainbridge Island rowers notched dozens of medals and a second place overall team trophy in their first official regatta of the spring season last weekend in Eugene, Oregon. More than 100 junior (high school) rowers and almost 20 masters (adult) rowers represented Bainbridge in 37 heats. The two-day Covered Bridge Regatta featured…

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Spartans Sail to First Place at 2015 Islands Cup Regatta

by Christine Brown The Bainbridge Island High School Sailing Team brought home first-place honors from the annual Islands Cup Regatta, held this year in Anacortes on April 11-12. This fleet-racing regatta rotates among various locations in and around the San Juan Islands each year and attracts teams from all over the Northwest. The race committee struggled…

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