Sports Section

PHOTOS: Kiteboarders take advantage of Saturday’s windstorm off Burien

PHOTOS: Kiteboarders take advantage of Saturday’s windstorm off Burien

When Saturday’s windstorm hit, not only was resident Elston Hill out and about, but so were several brave kiteboarders, who were sailing off the shores of Burien. “At almost exactly Noon Saturday... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s next ‘Weekday Walk’ will be Wednesday Aug. 19 to the Beach

WABI Burien’s next ‘Weekday Walk’ will be Wednesday Aug. 19 to the Beach

From last year’s walk, WABI naturalist with crab. Note the staircase in background. WABI Burien’s next Weekday Walk will be this coming Wednesday, Aug. 19, starting at 9 a.m. with a classic summer... [Read more]

American Lung Association’s ‘Ride Around the Sound’ will be Sat., Sept. 19

American Lung Association’s ‘Ride Around the Sound’ will be Sat., Sept. 19

The American Lung Association’s charity bicycle tour will be coming through the area on Saturday, Sept. 19 with 400-500 riders. Advanced Registration Rate of $40 is open until Aug. 31 (it then goes... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Fred Hutch’s Obliteride races through area, raises over $1.8 million

PHOTOS: Fred Hutch’s Obliteride races through area, raises over $1.8 million

Obliteride riders pedaled more than 63,000 miles across western Washington this weekend – including through the Burien area – raising critical funds to help Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: The ‘Würst Race’ – the Burien Brat Trot – will be Sunday, Oct. 4!

SAVE THE DATE: The ‘Würst Race’ – the Burien Brat Trot – will be Sunday, Oct. 4!

Get ready for the area’s favorite family 5k – the Burien Brat Trot – a flat and fast 5k and one mile race throughout the streets of Burien, followed by the best street party around, coming... [Read more]

Call for volunteers: Help count Washington’s cyclists and walkers this fall

Call for volunteers: Help count Washington’s cyclists and walkers this fall

More than 72,000 bicyclists and pedestrians were counted by volunteers across Washington during a three-day survey in 2014. As another survey cycle nears, about 400 volunteers will again be needed this... [Read more]

Fred Hutch’s Obliteride to spin through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 9

Fred Hutch’s Obliteride to spin through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 9

Obliteride riders will cycle through our community on Sunday, Aug. 9, raising funds to help the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center obliterate cancer. “We’re urging people to come join the fun and... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears end home season with win over Honkers

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears end home season with win over Honkers

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Highline Athletic Club holding Member Appreciation Party today

Advertiser Highline Athletic Club holding Member Appreciation Party today

Longtime Advertiser Highline Athletic Club will be holding a Summer “Group” Fitness Launch and Member Appreciation Party TODAY – Thursday, July 30 – from 4-7:30 p.m. HAC’s class schedule... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears take on Seattle Studs, but lose in 9th

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears take on Seattle Studs, but lose in 9th

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has announced a $25,000 gift to Highline Public Schools to support school athletic programs, including the much-needed replacement of athletic equipment. “We are deeply grateful for Alaska... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears struggle, lose against Everett Merchants

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears struggle, lose against Everett Merchants

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Highline High Alumni Foundation’s Golf Tournament will be Aug. 21

Highline High Alumni Foundation’s Golf Tournament will be Aug. 21

The Highline High School Alumni Foundation Golf Tournament will be held Friday, Aug. 21 at the Auburn Golf Course. This year they’ve added four prize holes for holes-in-one, including one hole with... [Read more]

Registration now open for Highline Soccer Club’s Fall Season

Registration now open for Highline Soccer Club’s Fall Season

This just in from the Highline Soccer Club: HSC 2015 Fall Season Age groups: U-06 to U-19 Fall Registration Fee: $80 – $125 depending on age (see FAQ below for details). 8 – 10 game season... [Read more]

‘Obliteride’ cancer fundraiser will be rolling through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 9

‘Obliteride’ cancer fundraiser will be rolling through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 9

On Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, there will be a stream of 140-160 Obliteride cyclists rolling through Burien as they ride to raise funds for cancer research at Fred Hutch. Obliteride is more than a bike ride.... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Bears, Fireworks highlight opening night of Jubilee Days

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Bears, Fireworks highlight opening night of Jubilee Days

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

LETTER: Neighbor upset with Kennedy High School’s new athletic field

LETTER: Neighbor upset with Kennedy High School’s new athletic field

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader and originally sent to the City of Burien. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear... [Read more]

Registration now open for Sept. 19 ‘Ride Around The Sound’ bike ride fundraiser

Registration now open for Sept. 19 ‘Ride Around The Sound’ bike ride fundraiser

Registration is now open for the 4th annual ‘Ride Around The Sound,’ a fundraiser bike ride for the American Lung Association, to be held on Saturday, Sept. 19. The ride will run from the... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears play in Kamloops Baseball Tournament

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears play in Kamloops Baseball Tournament

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears split double header; City issues proclamation

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears split double header; City issues proclamation

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Post-Fireworks Walk-n-Talk will be Sunday

Post-Fireworks Walk-n-Talk will be Sunday

4th of July weekend is full of hustle and bustle, but maybe you’d just like a walk in the park? Ahh, shady trails, quiet conversation and a babbling brook sound pretty nice after the “rockets’ red... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears bats wake up vs Snoqualmie Hurricanes

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears bats wake up vs Snoqualmie Hurricanes

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

STOLEN: Another bike theft: Motobecane Mirage stolen from in front of Safeway

STOLEN: Another bike theft: Motobecane Mirage stolen from in front of Safeway

Another bike was stolen this week – this time from in front of the Burien Safeway: It’s a “Motobecane Mirage,” which says 61 cm on the stem. It is a new, custom bike, shiny green... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Foundation’s Golf Tournament fundraiser is July 23

Highline Medical Center Foundation’s Golf Tournament fundraiser is July 23

The Highline Medical Center Foundation’s 32nd Annual Golf Classic fundraiser will be held on Thursday, July 23 at The Golf Club at Newcastle. There are plenty of opportunities to show off your skills... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears win strange game over All-Stars 12-6

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears win strange game over All-Stars 12-6

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Late rally by the Highline Bears fails against Seattle Studs

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Late rally by the Highline Bears fails against Seattle Studs

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Bears will play US Military All-Stars Friday night!

REMINDER: Highline Bears will play US Military All-Stars Friday night!

REMINDER: This Friday night – June 19 at 7 p.m. – the Highline Bears will host the traveling US Military All-Stars for Military Appreciation Night. Tickets are just $3, and Kids 12 and under are FREE! First... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears come back to beat Senators, 8-7

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears come back to beat Senators, 8-7

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]