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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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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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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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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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Spartan Golfers Outplay Eastside Catholic

The Bainbridge High School Girls’ Golf Team opened their regular season with a win at home over Eastside Catholic, 95-73. Spartan Claire Lunzer led her team with 27 points. Right behind her were Grace Nelson with 25, Sophia Smith with 22, and Kiera Havill with 21. But the medalist for the Wing Point match was a Crusader: McKenna…

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In 4th Annual Island Cup Bainbridge Team Wins Boys Under 12/13 Gold Division

Last weekend, August 22-24, nearly 4,000 people descended upon the Island for fútbol, specifically the Island Cup, a Bainbridge Island Football Club-hosted matchup of kids from more than 70 teams from Washington, Oregon, and Canada. The players at Battle Point Park, Sands Ballfields, and Woodward enjoyed good weather, food truck options, massages, and even a…

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Who’s Minding Your Kid’s Brain? Meet Spartan Athletic Trainer Amanda Sageser

Amanda Sageser says it’s good she’s young and has a lot of energy. The reason it’s good is that the hours she maintains might make even a second-year medical resident feel sleepy. Sageser, who is starting her second year in the job at Bainbridge High School, works the regular school day—she teaches Freshman Health, Introduction…

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Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet Results for August 25 2014

by Jim Whiting  Sky Henderson, Calvin Moe, Jayden Wood-Johnson, AJ Stevens, and Madison Stevens won four events, while Camden Brown, Margaret Hayes, Nalia Jacinto, Arrabella Ollivier, Kirin Toban, and Addy Wilson were all triple winners at Monday’s Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet at the BHS track. This was the final meet in the 2014 series, as…

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All-Comers Coach Jim Whiting Hits the Stop Watch on His Final Run

Tomorrow evening, August 25, Jim Whiting is ending his 20-year run as the coach/manager of the popular summer All-Comers track meet series. Whiting started the free weekly meets in 1995 shortly after moving to Bainbridge Island as a way to give back to the community and connect with other runners. But with the first meet, which…

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Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet Results for August 18 2014 by marilynn gottlieb

Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet Results for August 18 2014

by Jim Whiting All-Comers Coach Ruby Whitmire, Madison Stevens, Gage Graham, Rowan Schick, and Calvin Moe won four events, while Iris Parsons, Margaret Hayes, Duncan Bos and AJ Stevens were all triple winners at Monday’s Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet at the BHS track. The series concludes next Monday, August 25. That meet will also mark…

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Seven BHS Band Members Represent Northwest in World Marching Band Championships

by Sarah Lane and Kristen Wiggins Drum Corps International, a.k.a. “Marching Music’s Major League,” is an International Drum and Bugle Corps group consisting of 22 World Class Corps and 25 Open Class Corps. Two of the World Class Corps represent the Northwest: the Seattle Cascades and the Oregon Crusaders (out of Portland). Between the two there are…

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Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet Results for August 11 2014

 by Jim Whiting, All-Comers Coach Madison Stevens, Mia Hale, Henry Rose, and Trevin Erickson won four events, while Arabella Olliver, Abby Rose, Michael Sanders, Colton Treyve, Chloe Lightle, and Luca Robba-Goldberg were all triple winners at Monday’s Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet at the BHS track. The series continues through August 25. 50 Meters. Girls 3 &…

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Bainbridge Roller Hockey Powers Through Championship (w/ Results)

The popular Bainbridge Roller Hockey League ended its season last Saturday, August 2, at the Battle Point Park rink with a 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. championship. It was attended by hundreds of spectators and dozens of eager players helmeted and heavily padded despite the heat. In the age 14-17 division, Division 3, Avalanche took…

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Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet Results for August 4 2014

by Jim Whiting, All-Comers Coach Kymeal Gaulden won five events; Shep Horwitz, Howard Howlett, Everett Moore, Nate Page, and Kaia R-G each won four events; while Charlie Hill, Leo Lagerloef, Chloe Lightle, Tori Taum, and Ruby Whatezne were all triple winners at Monday’s Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet at the BHS track. The series continues through…

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Aquatics Center’s Ray Williamson Pool Closed for Two Weeks for Maintenance

The Ray Williamson Pool, the older rear pool, will be closed for over two weeks starting tomorrow, August 2, through August 17 for repairs. According to Bainbridge Island Aquatics Center Administrator Mark Benishek, all 160,000 gallons of the pool will be drained, a process that under regulation has to be done slowly. Once it is…

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