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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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Bainbridge Sailors Finish Strong at Cascadia Cup Regatta

by Haley Llamon, Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District Sailing Instructor On October 11th and 12th, seventeen sailors from the Bainbridge Island Park District Fall Competitive Sailing class raced Flying Junior sailboats (FJs) in the 2014 Cascadia Cup regatta. Co-hosted by the UW Sailing Team and Sail Sand Point at Magnuson Park in Seattle,…

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Girls Generation Spartronics Alliance Takes Second at Tahoma Tournament

by Sarah Lane Spartronics Team 4915, the amazing rookie robotics team from Bainbridge High School that ended up going all the way to the world championships in its first year, 2013-14, enjoyed such a large turnout of girls to the team this year (2014-15) that it has been able to field its own all-girls team….

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Spartan soccer by Daryl Peloquin

Bainbridge Soccer Merciless with Franklin

by Sarah Lane with Daryl Peloquin Tuesday night’s (October 21) matchup between the Spartan Soccer Team and Franklin was a complete rout, with Bainbridge dominating the entire game to a 13-0 finish. The scoring started at just four minutes into the first half when Celia Story scored on an assist by Riley Gregoire. Just three…

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Water Polo by Daryl Peloquin

Spartan H20 Polo Sinks Gig Harbor

by Daryl Peloquin with Sarah Lane Tuesday night, October 21, the Bainbridge Water Polo team met the Gig Harbor Tides at the Bainbridge Island Aquatic Center. Entering the match, Gig Harbor was unbeaten with an overall record of 5-0 so far this season. The lower ranked Spartans went in 2-4. But the Spartans pulled off…

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X Country by Jennifer Seely Wallach

Bainbridge X-Country Finishes in Top 3 at Lower Woodland Metro League Meet

Yesterday afternoon, October 16, almost 400 cross country athletes gathered at Lower Woodland Park for a Metro League meet pitting Bainbridge against Bishop Blanchet, O’Dea (boys only), Seattle Prep, Lakeside, Eastside Catholic, and Holy Names (girls only). The Spartan girls finished second overall, and the boys took third. Bainbridge’s Keith Carlson earned second place in…

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Bainbridge Football Crushed at Home Friday Night, 57-0

O’Dea entered Friday night’s (October 10) game against the Spartans with a 5-0 record. So the Spartans, with 2 wins to their 3 losses, were prepared for a tough match. But no one could have prepared them for the very punishing and unrelenting treatment they received at the hands of the Fighting Irish in a…

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XCountry by Anna Sinclair Griesser

Bainbridge X-Country Team Finishes Second at Battle Point Invitational

At Battle Point Park yesterday (October 9), Bainbridge enjoyed second place wins for both the boys’ and girls’ teams in the Battle Point Invitational Cross Country Meet, finishing in the men’s race a mere 2 points behind first-place Franklin and in the girls’ race trailing Lakeside by 8. Bainbridge’s Keith Carlson crossed the finish line…

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Lakeside Gives Bainbridge Football a Hard Kick

At yesterday (October 4) afternoon’s football matchup at Lakeside’s Parsons Field, Bainbridge was delivered a tough loss after a hard-fought game. After an even 1st quarter that ended in a 7-7 tie, the Spartans came back to score again. But so did the Lions, twice, ending the half with a 20-14 lead. Then in the…

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Spartan Soccer Takes Down Garfield 3-Nil

Thursday, October 2, Spartan girl’s soccer team got the best of Garfield in an evening home game. Just 11 minutes into the first half, Kate Matthews on an assist from Riley Gregoire popped in the first goal. The second goal came just 10 minutes later when Celia Story scored, this time assisted by Matthews. Then…

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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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