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The Seahawks Shuffle and Remembering da Bears

Setting aside the barbaric brutality of football, corruption within the NFL, and criminal behavior of certain players, let’s just ride the high from yesterday’s game a little longer. You know the game I’m talking about, and it did not include the New England Patriots. Let’s pause and revisit the game that took the Seahawks to the…

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Photos of the Day: Showing the Love for the Home Team

Bainbridge-based photographer Pete Saloutos snapped this shot of the Seattle skyline early at sunrise. And here at home the gals at Bainbridge Self-Storage, Janice Danielson and Isabelle Cobb, are displaying their usual humor for their Hawks. Thanks for sharing, Pete and Janice! Go Seahawks!                          …

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Photos of the Day: City Staff Turns Blue and Green

Bainbridge Island City staffers showed the love today for their Seahawks. Clad in blue and green and flying 12th man flags, everyone got in on the action in a show of solidarity in advance of this weekend’s Seahawks playoff game against the Green Bay Packers. Both teams go into the postseason sporting a 13-4 record,…

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City Hall Cuts the Cheese This Friday

City Manager Doug Schulze has done nothing untoward in cutting the cheese from City Hall this Friday, January 16. Instead, through the appropriately named Executive Order 121212, Schulze has thrown a wheel of City support behind the Seahawks who this weekend face Wisconsin’s Green Bay Packers in a playoff game. The Packer fans, a.k.a. “cheeseheads,” tend to wear,…

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Photo of the Day: Rowers Wrap Today in Lynwood Center

Bainbridge Island Rowers are standing by, strong arms at the ready, to wrap your gifts. The goal of this wrapping fundraiser is to send rowers to Nationals in Sarasota, Florida, in the spring. Rower Sophie Townsend explained that the boats have to be driven all the way to Florida. Got gifts? Drop by until 6…

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Level 5 winners photo by Markos Scheer—kids in photo: Owen Scheer, Leo Uyekawa, Aiden Cretarolo, Jack Elkstrand

Bainbridge Gymnasts Burn Hot at Cold Turkey Meet

by Lynn Brunelle There was nothing cold at all about the Bainbridge Island Boys Gymnastics Club at December 6’s Cold Turkey 2014 Metropolitan Gymnastics meet. These boys deep-fried their competition in their season debut, snagging top spots for both levels 4 and 5. Teams including Emerald City, Advantage, Mt. Baker Gymnastics, SGA, Columbia City, Rising…

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Spartan Wrestling Wrapup: Winning Record so far on the Mat

Spartan Varsity Wrestlers are enjoying a good season so far, with a winning record, although their latest home match against Nathan Hale on December 18 didn’t turn out the way they had hoped. As is often the case for the small squad, they had to forfeit numerous matches—in this case 6—because they lack participants in…

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Spartan Kamie Coryell Named to Seattle Times All-Area Soccer Team

The Seattle Times just named Spartan soccer player Kamie Coryell to the Star Times all-area girls soccer team. Seattle Times reporter Matt Massey wrote that the junior midfielder forward “came out of nowhere,” presumably referring to her previous career and not to her hometown. During the fall soccer season, Coryell scored 21 goals, making her…

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Turkey Trot 2014

Turkey Trot 2014 Photo Gallery

Early this morning, November 27, starting at 8:30, on what started out as a windy and soggy day, Islanders and visiting relatives and friends donned their running shoes, turkey feathers, and Pilgrim hats for the 5th annual Turkey Trot 1 mile and 5K runs. Some people raced, some people pushed strollers, some ran their dogs,…

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Bainbridge Swimmers and Divers Place High at State, Team Finishes 3rd Overall

Last weekend, November 14 & 15 at the King County Aquatic Center, swimmers and divers from high schools all over the state gathered to compete for top honors. Spartan swimmers and divers not only qualified for the 3A championships but also finished on or just steps away from the podium. The team took 3rd place…

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Bainbridge’s Golden Eagles Have Strong Showing at Special Olympics Bowling

Bainbridge Island’s super Special Olympics sports team, the tropical-shirted Golden Eagles, has done it again, representing the Island in yet another athletic event. This time it was the southwest region bowling tournament held at All Star Lanes in Silverdale on November 2. In Special Olympics, the emphasis is always on competing instead of winning, so…

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Spartan Oskar Dieterich Commits to Black Hills Yellow Jackets Basketball

The 6’9″, 230-pound Spartan senior Oskar Dieterich, who plays basketball and football for Bainbridge High School, signed a letter of intent yesterday, November 12, to play basketball for the Black Hills State University Yellow Jackets in Spearfish, South Dakota. Black Hills is an NCAA Division II school. Dieterich, a power forward and center, averaged 12…

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CrossCountry by Anne Howard Linquist

Two Bainbridge Seniors Finish in Top Third at X-County State Championships

Three Spartans qualified for yesterday’s, November 8, State Cross-Country Championships at the Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco Washington. All three finished in the top half of the state, and two made it into the top third. On the boys’ team, Senior Keith Carlson broke his own personal record by 16 seconds, a minute and…

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The Count Is in: August’s Obliteride Raised $2.25 Million

The early August bike ride with the funny name that started at SODO, headed to the Bainbridge ferry terminal, and went 150 miles, all the way to the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma and then round to Seattle, raised a bundle to fight cancer: $2.25 million. This was only the second year for Obliteride, the Fred…

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Bainbridge Masters Rowers Clean up at 2014 Head of the Lake Regatta

by John Foy Adult (“masters”) rowers from Bainbridge Island Rowing (BIR) placed 6th (of 75) in overall medal count at Sunday’s Head of the Lake Regatta at the University of Washington. Thirty-three BIR masters rowers (21 women, 12 men) medaled in 7 of their 8 events in the largest fall regatta on the West Coast,…

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Letter to the Editor: This Ice Hockey Mom Is Grateful (and Having a Blast)

Most of the time I know what to get, or what to do, to say thank you. A special flower, an arrangement from our garden, a surprise drop-in for tea, fresh bread, a card . . . but there are some folks who are so downright humble and generous that I don’t know what to…

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Pleasant Beach Pool to Open Next Summer

Yes, the rumors are true. Bainbridge Island is getting a new pool, located in Pleasant Beach Village, also known as Lynwood Center. The Pool at Pleasant Beach will be a private outdoor complex that includes a 25-yard recreation pool, a separate children’s play and wading pool, and a hot tub, all adding up to 83,000 gallons…

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X-Country by Johan Griesser

Three Spartans Headed to X-Country State Championships

At the Seattle King District 3A Championships at Lower Woodland yesterday afternoon, October 30, three Spartans ran well enough to earn themselves spots at State: Keith Carlson (11th place), Devon Reynolds (19th place), and Haylee Derrickson (18th place). The meet was a muddy, puddle-ridden event. Carlson was less than a minute off the winning time…

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Pumpkin 500

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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