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Pitching duel out as Highline Bears fall to Seattle Studs, 1-0

Pitching duel out as Highline Bears fall to Seattle Studs, 1-0

By Luke Olson After Sam Hellinger of the Seattle Studs struck out his eighth batter in the bottom of the third—the Highline Bears could sense the kind of night they were going to endure. But, Hellinger... [Read more]

Highline Bears use long ball to surge past Laces, 11-4

Highline Bears use long ball to surge past Laces, 11-4

By Luke Olson Homeruns have been long overdue for the Highline Bears. In fact, they had not hit one at Mel Olsen stadium all season until Saturday night against the Laces Baseball Club. And they did it... [Read more]

Highline Bears get bitten by Kent Bulldogs Saturday night

Highline Bears get bitten by Kent Bulldogs Saturday night

By Luke Olson Things were rolling quite smoothly for starting pitcher Colin Cortez until a fifth inning debacle that began with a one-out homer by the Kent Bulldogs. That homerun started a seven-run rally... [Read more]

Former Fire Chief Russ Pritchard brings baseball back to the community

Former Fire Chief Russ Pritchard brings baseball back to the community

By Payton Dineen For the past three years, Mel Olson Stadium in White Center has been the home of the Highline Bears summer collegiate baseball team. Every summer since 2015, upwards of 600 fans have... [Read more]

Highline Bears hold off Borders 9th-inning rally to cap second win of season

Highline Bears hold off Borders 9th-inning rally to cap second win of season

By Luke Olson Eager to stay in after mowing down back-to-back batters in the top of the sixth, Cameron Jenkins would be pulled and walked off the mound being greeted with well-deserved hugs and fist... [Read more]

Former UW pitcher for Seattle Studs shuts down Highline Bears 11-0 Thursday

Former UW pitcher for Seattle Studs shuts down Highline Bears 11-0 Thursday

By Luke Olson All the Highline Bears players and coaches knew what was to come on Thursday night against the Seattle Studs. Geoff Brown was on the mound for Seattle. A former Jackson High School standout,... [Read more]

9-runs enough for Highline Bears to notch first win of season Saturday night

9-runs enough for Highline Bears to notch first win of season Saturday night

By Luke Olson It was an offense head coach Josh Evans has been waiting for – one he knew all season long that would be able to produce. After taking a 2-0 lead early in the bottom of the second, the... [Read more]

Offense struggles as North Sound Emeralds blank Highline Bears, 3-0

Offense struggles as North Sound Emeralds blank Highline Bears, 3-0

By Luke Olson It was not long ago head coach Josh Evans would make his case that reliever A.J. Palmer could possibly get some starts for the Highline Bears in the near future after an impressive performance... [Read more]

Highline Bears bats go quiet against Walla Walla Sweets in non-league matchup

Highline Bears bats go quiet against Walla Walla Sweets in non-league matchup

By Luke Olson It’s hard for teams to win ball games when not many hits nor walks are registered for them. It’s even harder when you give away a total of eight free passes on walks to the opposing... [Read more]

‘Stuff the Bus’ for WestSide Baby & save $$ at Highline Bears game Friday night

‘Stuff the Bus’ for WestSide Baby & save $$ at Highline Bears game Friday night

Come ‘Stuff the Bus’ for WestSide Baby when the Highline Bears take on the North Sound Emeralds this Friday night, June 15. For every package of diapers you bring to the game, the Highline... [Read more]

UPDATE: Hundreds pack Mel Olson Stadium for Highline Bears; Friday’s game CANCELLED

UPDATE: Hundreds pack Mel Olson Stadium for Highline Bears; Friday’s game CANCELLED

UPDATE: Unfortunately, tonight’s Highline Bears game against the North Sound Emeralds has been CANCELLED due to rain. “Although our infield is artificial turf, our outfield has a hard time... [Read more]

Highline Bears comeback not enough, lose 2-1 to Northwest Honkers Saturday

Highline Bears comeback not enough, lose 2-1 to Northwest Honkers Saturday

By Luke Olson Head coach of the Highline Bears, Josh Evans, would walk out of the mound on a cool Saturday evening and pull starting pitcher Nick Horn after just 0.1 innings pitched. Horn could not seem... [Read more]

Highline Bears open their 2018 season this Friday night in White Center!

Highline Bears open their 2018 season this Friday night in White Center!

REMINDER: The Highline Bears will open their 2018 schedule this Friday, June 1 – and will be having fun giveaways and promotions all season! The opening night giveaway is a magnet schedule for the first... [Read more]

Bobbleheads, Donuts, Pirates & Baseball – Highline Bears plan a summer of fun

Bobbleheads, Donuts, Pirates & Baseball – Highline Bears plan a summer of fun

By Payton Dineen Highline Bears Broadcaster The 2018 Highline Bears season is nearly underway – first pitch is at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, June 1 – which also means a summer full of fun events and giveaways... [Read more]

PacWest Little League’s Carnival will be this Sunday, May 20

PacWest Little League’s Carnival will be this Sunday, May 20

UPDATE: The time for this event has been changed to 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.: PacWest Little League’s Carnival will be this Sunday, May 20, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Little League baseball fields... [Read more]

Highline Bears will fill their 2018 schedule with fun giveaways & promotions

Highline Bears will fill their 2018 schedule with fun giveaways & promotions

The Highline Bears fill their 2018 schedule with fun giveaways and promotions! Opening night is Friday, June 1, with the first pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m.! BUY TICKETS ONLINE HERE The Bears will play... [Read more]

See your Highline Pirates play baseball at Safeco Field TONIGHT for FREE!

See your Highline Pirates play baseball at Safeco Field TONIGHT for FREE!

Story and Photos by Chelle Herbruger The Highline High Pirates are playing at Safeco Field TONIGHT – Friday, April 20, 2018! Gates open at 5 p.m., and the game starts at 6 p.m. against Nathan Hale. Come... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirates baseball team is loaded with Seniors this year

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirates baseball team is loaded with Seniors this year

The Highline Pirates Baseball team is loaded with Seniors this year! They are currently 7-1 in conference play, losing a close game to River Ridge on Monday before coming back to beat them in the last... [Read more]

Final sign-up event for PacWest Little League baseball & softball is Thursday

Final sign-up event for PacWest Little League baseball & softball is Thursday

The final sign-up event for PacWest Little League baseball and softball is this Thursday, Feb. 15 at St. Bernadette’s Parish School from 6 – 8 p.m. St. Bernadette’s Parish School is located... [Read more]

PacWest Little League baseball signups start this week

PacWest Little League baseball signups start this week

PacWest Little League is starting signups this week: Jan. 25 at Highline Christian Church: 6 – 8 p.m. Feb. 2 at Tukwila Community Center: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Feb. 10 at Boulevard Park Presbyterian:... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League holding registrations this week

South Highline National Little League holding registrations this week

South Highline National Little League will be holding walk-in registrations this week. The dates, times and locations are below: TUESDAY, JAN. 23 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM NORMANDY PARK MARKET 19805 1ST... [Read more]

Registration for South Highline National Little League starts Jan. 23

Registration for South Highline National Little League starts Jan. 23

The South Highline National Little League is beginning registration in January: SHNLL 2018 REGISTRATION INFORMATION PLEASE COME TO ONE OF OUR WALK-IN REGISTRATION TIMES LISTED BELOW JANUARY 23RD NORMANDY... [Read more]

Highline Bears hiring for multiple positions & internships for next season

Highline Bears hiring for multiple positions & internships for next season

The Highline Bears announced the opening of multiple positions and internships for the 2017-2018 season – a total of seven positions that will have openings for upwards of 15 open positions. The majority... [Read more]

Highline Bears renew contract for Manager Josh Evans through 2018 season

Highline Bears renew contract for Manager Josh Evans through 2018 season

On Wednesday, Sept. 13 Highline Bears Manager Josh Evans (pictured above) signed a new contract through the 2018 summer season. Evans will be the Bears first two-year Manager the team has had since its... [Read more]