Sports Section

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]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears win walk-off vs Snoqualmie Hurricanes

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears win walk-off 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]

Kennedy Catholic High announces Annette Duvall as new Athletic Director

Kennedy Catholic High announces Annette Duvall as new Athletic Director

Kennedy Catholic High School announced Tuesday that Ms. Annette Duvall has been named its Athletic Director. Ms. Duvall has 19+ years of high school athletics experience serving athletes at all levels... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League starts new ‘Challenger Division’

South Highline National Little League starts new ‘Challenger Division’

South Highline National Little League has started a new ‘Challenger Division’ of baseball for kids with different abilities this season, with the first game being held Saturday, June 6, at... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Endolyne Joe’s running ‘Roenis Elias Game Day Draft Beer Promo’!

Endolyne Joe’s running ‘Roenis Elias Game Day Draft Beer Promo’!

Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s is running a special Roenis Elias Game Day Draft Beer Promotion! (if you don’t know who Roenis Elias is, he’s a 26-year old, left-handed Cuban pitcher for the... [Read more]

Seattle Seahawks, NFL present city with check to help fund youth programs

Seattle Seahawks, NFL present city with check to help fund youth programs

Photo by Corky Trewin. Burien City Councilmember Jerry Robison accepted a check from the NFL on Wednesday (June 3) at Cedarhurst Elementary School that will help fund programs to keep kids active. In addition... [Read more]

Race Registration now open for the 2015 Burien Brat Trot, coming Oct. 4

Race Registration now open for the 2015 Burien Brat Trot, coming Oct. 4

Race Registration is now open for the 2015 Burien Brat Trot, coming Sunday, Oct. 4 – with an early registration rate of only $30 per runner (prices go up later this summer, so register now!). To register,... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears split double header with Northwest Honkers

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears split double header with Northwest 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]

Local athlete Aiden Basco wins state hurdles, is ranked nationally

Local athlete Aiden Basco wins state hurdles, is ranked nationally

This last weekend, local athlete Aiden Basco won the 4A 300 hurdles, and leads the state in that category. He also placed third in the 110 hurdles on Friday, which was the ninth best overall for that... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears open season with 13-inning 1-0 win

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears open season with 13-inning 1-0 win

The Highline Bears kicked off their inaugural season with an epic 13-inning win over the Snoqualmie Hurricanes at Steve Cox Memorial Field Saturday night (May 30), winning with a dramatic walk-off home... [Read more]

Highline High School holding 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, June 7

Highline High School holding 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, June 7

Highline High School will be hosting a 5k Run/Walk around its campus on Sunday, June 7 to benefit Highline Athletics and Activities. Check in will begin at 9 a.m. at Highline Memorial Stadium, with the... [Read more]

PODCAST: Shooting has police puzzled, new baseball team, pub mural & more

PODCAST: Shooting has police puzzled, new baseball team, pub mural & more

Here’s episode #3 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Highline Bears Semi-Pro Baseball returns to the Highline Community May 30

Highline Bears Semi-Pro Baseball returns to the Highline Community May 30

On Saturday, May 30 at 7 p.m., the Highline Bears will bring Semi-Pro baseball back to the Highline Community for the first time in over 30 years, when they take on the Snoqualmie Hurricanes at Steve... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Tyee/ Evergreen track by 10-year old Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Tyee/ Evergreen track by 10-year old Isabel

Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: Photos and Story by Isabel Herbruger, age 10 Last Friday, May 8, 2015, Highline took on Tyee and Evergreen in the Highline District Track Meet... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA wants you to know that their Summer Camp Registration is Open – your child can play, explore, develop skills and make new friends at the Y this summer! SUMMER REGISTRATION... [Read more]

Councilmember Edgar will dress as ‘Bert the Salmon’ at Mariners game Saturday

Councilmember Edgar will dress as ‘Bert the Salmon’ at Mariners game Saturday

Burien councilmember Bob Edgar will dress up as ‘Bert the Salmon’ at a Seattle Mariners game on Saturday, May 16, to help celebrate Salmon Recovery and recognize and promote the work that... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Foster track by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Foster track by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Waterfall Walk-n-Talk for May will be this Sunday!

Waterfall Walk-n-Talk for May will be this Sunday!

There’s a special meetup spot and new walking route for WABI Burien’s May 2015 Walk-n-Talk! Come join in this Sunday, May 3. Walkers will meet at the Recology Store Highline for a tour and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Opening day of Ling Cod season as seen from Burien

PHOTOS: Opening day of Ling Cod season as seen from Burien

BTB Contributor Elston Hill took some great photos of fisherfolks fishing off Vashon Island on Saturday, May 2. “Dozens of boats across the Sound this morning off of Point Beales, Vashon Island,”... [Read more]

Ahoy Mateys! There will be ‘Pirates in the (Tukwila) Pool’ on Saturday May 16!

Ahoy Mateys! There will be ‘Pirates in the (Tukwila) Pool’ on Saturday May 16!

Ahoy Mateys! On Saturday May 16, from 1 – 3 p.m., there will be Pirates in the Pool! MEET TUKWILA POOL PIRATES FIND BURIED TREASURE ENJOY PIRATE GRUB WALK THE PLANK All at the Tukwila Pool, located... [Read more]

REPORT: Tukwila may be home to a new NHL Hockey team, perhaps NBA too?

REPORT: Tukwila may be home to a new NHL Hockey team, perhaps NBA too?

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: What the proposed arena site would look like. ESPN is reporting this week that a company called RLB Holdings Sports and Entertainment filed a zoning code request... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Lindbergh track by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Lindbergh track by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

VIDEO: Highline High graduate Ryan Brett gets first major league hit vs Yankees

VIDEO: Highline High graduate Ryan Brett gets first major league hit vs Yankees

Last Sunday (April 19), Highline High School graduate Ryan Brett (class of 2010) made his Major League debut for the Tampa Bay Rays vs. the New York Yankees, and when he led off the ninth inning as a... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Hazen by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Hazen by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Wellness Fiesta’  is Saturday at Community Center

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Wellness Fiesta’ is Saturday at Community Center

REMINDER: The Burien Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to attend its FREE Wellness Fiesta this Saturday, April 18 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. This free, family... [Read more]

Highline Premier FC tryouts now open for boys & girls

Highline Premier FC tryouts now open for boys & girls

Highline Premier FC is now hosting tryouts for aspiring youths and teens to develop their soccer playing skills at a higher competitive level than recreational soccer. Tryout registration is now open... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools teams up with Tukwila to restart middle school football

Highline Public Schools teams up with Tukwila to restart middle school football

Highline Public Schools, along with the Tukwila School District, are restarting a middle school football program after more than 30 years. It will be full contact spring ball prepping the kids for high... [Read more]