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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]

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]

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]

Help the Highline Bears bring Semi-Pro Baseball back to the local community

Help the Highline Bears bring Semi-Pro Baseball back to the local community

The Highline Bears Baseball Organization is a new expansion team in the Pacific International League (PIL), and they’re trying to raise money to kick-off a first season at Steve Cox Memorial Park... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League registration is Thursday, Feb. 19

South Highline National Little League registration is Thursday, Feb. 19

South Highline National Little League registration will be this Thursday, Feb. 19, from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at Sylvester Middle School. Feb 19: Walk-in registration at Sylvester Middle School – 6:00 –... [Read more]

Say hello to the ‘Highline Bears’ – semi-pro Baseball returning to the area

Say hello to the ‘Highline Bears’ – semi-pro Baseball returning to the area

In the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s, White Center Stadium (now Steve Cox Memorial Park) was the home of men’s semi-professional baseball and professional fast pitch softball teams. Several... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League registration ends Jan. 29

South Highline National Little League registration ends Jan. 29

Early registration for South Highline National Little League baseball ends Jan. 29th, 2015. To join SHNLL for their skills clinics and walk-in registration: Thursday, January 29th, February 5th and... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League’s Skills Clinics start Thursday, Dec. 11

South Highline National Little League’s Skills Clinics start Thursday, Dec. 11

The South Highline National Little League will be holding Skills Clinics starting Dec. 11: December is a great time for your kids to learn or polish up their baseball OR softball skills. Please join SHNLL... [Read more]

Highline High grad Ryan Brett hits ‘the bigs’, makes roster for Tampa Bay Rays

Highline High grad Ryan Brett hits ‘the bigs’, makes roster for Tampa Bay Rays

Photos courtesy Eric Todd. Ryan Brett, who graduated from Burien’s Highline High School in 2010 and has been playing baseball since the “Highline East” Little League & Bronco days, has... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League’s annual meeting is Sept. 29

South Highline National Little League’s annual meeting is Sept. 29

The South Highline National Little League’s annual General Membership meeting is set for Monday, Sept. 29, starting at 7 p.m. at Normandy Park City Hall’s Recreation Room, and the public is... [Read more]

Little League Tournament of Champions is this weekend in Normandy Park

Little League Tournament of Champions is this weekend in Normandy Park

Here’s a terrific chance to treat yourself to some exciting local baseball action this weekend. The 2014 District 7 Tournament of Champions, involving over a dozen Little League baseball teams, takes... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society presents ‘Coming Home: Baseball’s America’

Highline Historical Society presents ‘Coming Home: Baseball’s America’

The Highline Historical Society will be presenting “Coming Home: Baseball’s America” – a free program – at SeaTac City Hall starting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23…

West Seattle Baseball registration now open

West Seattle Baseball registration now open

Pony Baseball registration is now open for all ages 5 to 19 years old, and you can register online at westseattlebaseball.com…

Pacwest Little League Spring registration starts Jan. 28

Pacwest Little League Spring registration starts Jan. 28

Pacwest Little League provides Baseball and Softball for girls and boys ages 4-18 in the Burien/SeaTac/Tukwila/Highline areas, and they’ve announced registration dates. Baseball Divisions/Ages: T-Ball:... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League Winter Training Camp starts Jan. 13

South Highline National Little League Winter Training Camp starts Jan. 13

South Highline National Little League will be holding its Winter Training Camp starting Jan. 13. Here’s the full announcement: SHNLL WINTER TRAINING CAMP ** SPECIAL NOTE – EACH PLAYER MUST... [Read more]

Pacwest Little League 50/70 All-Stars heading to Regionals in California

Pacwest Little League 50/70 All-Stars heading to Regionals in California

The boys 50/70 All–Star team from Pacwest Little League are “the first-ever team from Pacwest and District 7 to win state,” according to BTB Reader Trena Perkins. “This qualifies... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League team playing in tournament tonight

South Highline National Little League team playing in tournament tonight

Robert Stonesifer reminds us that the District 7 Little League All-Star Tournament got underway this past weekend, with a game set for tonight (Wednesday, July 3) at 6 p.m. This is a baseball tournament... [Read more]

Signups for West Seattle Pony Baseball Have Begun

Signups for West Seattle Pony Baseball Have Begun

West Seattle Pony Baseball – formerly West Seattle Peewee and South West Pony – have begun registration for Spring Baseball.   “Join over 400 players ages 4 – 16 playing ‘real baseball,’”... [Read more]

Pacwest Little League Baseball & Softball Registration Starts Jan. 26

Pacwest Little League Baseball & Softball Registration Starts Jan. 26

Pacwest Little League Baseball and Softball Spring Registration is coming, and local signups begin Jan. 26 and run through Feb. 9. Teams are available for children ages 4-18. What to bring: Please bring... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League Signups Begin Dec. 1

South Highline National Little League Signups Begin Dec. 1

The South Highline National Little League is getting ready for the 2013 season, with online signups beginning Dec. 1, 2012. Walk in registration will be held Jan. 17, 2013 at Auntie Irene’s in Des Moines,... [Read more]

Youth Baseball Coach Passes Suddenly on Field; Memorial Tonight at The Cove

Youth Baseball Coach Passes Suddenly on Field; Memorial Tonight at The Cove

Well-known local youth baseball coach Ian Holding, 34, passed away on White Center’s Denny Field suddenly last Thursday (June 1), surrounded by family, friends and baseball players. A memorial will... [Read more]

Pacwest Little League Holding Fundraiser Carnival this Sunday, May 20

Pacwest Little League Holding Fundraiser Carnival this Sunday, May 20

Burien’s Pacwest Little League will be holding a Carnival from Noon – 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, at 14649 16th Ave South. Food and beverages will be available to purchase. Carnival games will be... [Read more]

UPDATE: Mariners Legend Edgar Martinez Is Up To Bat In B-Town Now

UPDATE: Mariners Legend Edgar Martinez Is Up To Bat In B-Town Now

Mariners legend Edgar Martinez signs autographs at the Burien Liquor Store Thursday afternoon. Photo by Mark Neuman. Shea proudly shows off his autographed bottle of Edgar's new liquor, El Zacatecano.... [Read more]

Get Your Car Washed & Help The Highline Blue Sox Go To Tournament

Get Your Car Washed & Help The Highline Blue Sox Go To Tournament

The Highline Blue Sox Colt Baseball team recently advanced to the West Zone Colt Baseball Tournament in California by winning all their games in the NW Regionals held in Kirkland recently. Their first... [Read more]

A Real Cubs Fan Reviews Burien Little Theatre's "Bleacher Bums"

A Real Cubs Fan Reviews Burien Little Theatre's "Bleacher Bums"

by Janet Grella While living in Chicago in the 80s, I was lucky enough to witness the Cubs win two Pennants and see a rained-out All-Star Game and the famous first night game at Wrigley Field,... [Read more]

Burien Little Theatre's "Bleacher Bums" Will Take You Out To The Ballgame

Burien Little Theatre's "Bleacher Bums" Will Take You Out To The Ballgame

“Take me out to the ball game, Take me out with the crowd. Buy me some peanuts and cracker jacks, I don’t care if I never get back.” Escape to the ballpark and get primed for the boys... [Read more]

Mariners Fans Can Get Discounted Parking At Sea-Tac Airport April 12-21

Mariners Fans Can Get Discounted Parking At Sea-Tac Airport April 12-21

The Port of Seattle announced this week that it will be offering a 50% parking discount for Mariners fans who want to park and take Link Light Rail to Safeco Field during the team’s initial homestand,... [Read more]