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Spartan Sailors Take Swift Second in Port Angeles, Dodge Crab Pots Around Lopez Island

by Christine Brown The Bainbridge High School sailing team blew into Port Angeles on Saturday, March 29, for a fleet race regatta. Seventeen Northwest high schools competed in light and shifting winds with some, including Bainbridge, fielding multiple teams composed of a skipper and crew in A fleet and B fleets. Bainbridge sailors excelled, winning…

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2014 Covered Bridge Varsity Girls 1st place medals rowing

Bainbridge Junior Rowing Team Takes Top Trophy at First Regatta of Spring Season

by Peggy Musselwhite with Julie Hall The Bainbridge Island Junior Rowing Team (the high school team) powered their way to earn first place at the Covered Bridge Regatta last weekend in Eugene, Oregon, their first spring season regatta. Showing strength and composure in dozens of races, the team earned the Junior Team Trophy for their exceptional…

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Five BHS LAX Players and Coach Chosen by US Lacrosse for National Competition

U.S. Lacrosse, the national governing body of the sport, has just named 25 Washington State high school girls to the under 19 regional team for 2014. One-fifth of the list, which represents 15 high schools in eastern and western Washington, consists of Bainbridge High School players, and the team’s head coach will be Spartan head…

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BHS Grad Interviewed on Dateline About Atlantic Rowboat Crossing Disaster

Greg Spooner, a ’97 Bainbridge High School grad and an experienced rower who was the shore-based expedition coordinator for an ill-fated rowing journey across the Atlantic in the winter of 2013, will be interviewed tonight, April 13, on NBC’s Dateline. Spooner is also the Vice President of O.A.R. Northwest (Ocean Adventure Rowing and Education), a…

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Olivia Peloquin

Bainbridge LAX Continues to Shine—Girls Currently 1st, Boys 2d in Conferences

Last week the Bainbridge lacrosse teams continued to shine, the girls currently in 1st place in their Alki Conference, and the boys 2d, right after Eastside Catholic, in Metro Division I. The boys started out their week on April 8 at home with a win over Nathan Hale. Max Wickline, a junior, led his team…

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trout put into battle point park pond

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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girls lax

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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Obliteride

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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ATLaS

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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