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REMINDER: New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ will be Sat., Sept. 29

REMINDER: New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ will be Sat., Sept. 29

REMINDER: A new Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ event will be held at Gregory Heights Elementary in collaboration with the Highline Council PTSA and the Highline Special Needs PTA... [Read more]

Hurry – the online registration for Sept. 30 Burien Brat Trot ends in one week!

Hurry – the online registration for Sept. 30 Burien Brat Trot ends in one week!

Chase Bret the Brat on Sunday, Sept. 30 through the streets of Burien with a fast, fun and frivolous 5K run to benefit the students of Highline Public Schools! Stay after for Bavarian Fest, the best street... [Read more]

Car Wash Fundraiser for Highline High athlete will be Saturday, Sept. 29

Car Wash Fundraiser for Highline High athlete will be Saturday, Sept. 29

Sierra Rogers plays varsity softball and volleyball for Highline High School, and has been offered a position on a Seattle fast pitch club (Team Phoenix). With dues at $1,700 – not including traveling... [Read more]

Early struggles cause Kennedy to fall to Bothell, 59-41

Early struggles cause Kennedy to fall to Bothell, 59-41

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: By Luke Olson Sports Editor A highly anticipated football matchup for the Kennedy Lancers against the Bothell Cougars... [Read more]

Registration now open for Highline High School Drill Team’s Mini Camp next week

Registration now open for Highline High School Drill Team’s Mini Camp next week

Highline High School’s Drill Team will be holding a Mini-Camp next week, and registration is now open. The cost is $25 and includes a shirt…and, as part of the camp, participants will get... [Read more]

Have you registered yet for the Burien Brat Trot? It’s coming Sunday, Sept. 30

Have you registered yet for the Burien Brat Trot? It’s coming Sunday, Sept. 30

Chase Bret the Brat through the streets of Burien with this fast, fun and frivolous 5K run to benefit the students of Highline Public Schools on Sunday, Sept. 30! Then…stay after for Bavarian... [Read more]

Sam Huard’s 10 touchdowns leads Lancers to 72-20 victory over Chief Sealth

Sam Huard’s 10 touchdowns leads Lancers to 72-20 victory over Chief Sealth

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: By Luke Olson Sports Editor Sam Huard wanted to let everyone know that he was present to reiterate what he did... [Read more]

Former Kennedy football standout has yet to report to Green Bay Packers

Former Kennedy football standout has yet to report to Green Bay Packers

By Luke Olson Sports Editor Cole Madison, the fifth-round pick out of Washington State University has yet to participate in training camp so far for the Green Bay Packers. The Burien native was placed... [Read more]

New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ event will be Saturday, Sept. 29

New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ event will be Saturday, Sept. 29

A new Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ event will be held at Gregory Heights Elementary in collaboration with the Highline Council PTSA and the Highline Special Needs PTA on Saturday,... [Read more]

Former Kennedy football alum Jason Thompson is keeping at his NFL dream

Former Kennedy football alum Jason Thompson is keeping at his NFL dream

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: By Luke Olson Sports Editor Despite being cut for the fourth time in the NFL, it is not stopping a Kennedy Catholic... [Read more]

SPORTS: Local baseball player declines opportunity to play pro baseball

SPORTS: Local baseball player declines opportunity to play pro baseball

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: By Luke Olson Sports Editor Kody Darcy of Kentridge High School was recently selected in the 39th round by the... [Read more]

The air is so unhealthy, school sports practices were moved indoors today

The air is so unhealthy, school sports practices were moved indoors today

The air is so smoky and unhealthy today (Monday, Aug. 20), that Highline Public Schools moved all high school athletic practices indoor for the day. Here’s an email sent out by the district: Dear... [Read more]

Family Fun Run coming to Town Square Park Wednesday, Aug. 22

Family Fun Run coming to Town Square Park Wednesday, Aug. 22

Another FREE ‘Family Fun Run’ will be held at Town Square Park on Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Get ready because the 60 minute dash starts at 6:30 p.m. when the map of local businesses... [Read more]

Oregon knocks out West Seattle in Little League semi-finals to end season

Oregon knocks out West Seattle in Little League semi-finals to end season

Photo courtesy Jamie Trigg. By Luke Olson Sports Editor The West Seattle Little Leaguers are headed home– and they better be prepared to soak in all the praise and achievement from quite a historic... [Read more]

Backs against the wall, West Seattle beats Alaska, 11-2 to advance in World Series

Backs against the wall, West Seattle beats Alaska, 11-2 to advance in World Series

By Luke Olson Sports Editor This time around, the first inning was in favor of the West Seattle Little Leaguers. After surrendering 11 straight runs in the first inning against Idaho two days prior, West... [Read more]

Counterforce Taekwondo students are state champions in their divisions

Counterforce Taekwondo students are state champions in their divisions

Three students from Burien’s Counterforce Taekwondo – Justin, 8, Angelina, 9 and Jason 10 – are state champions in their respective age divisions: Justin placed third out of 39 competitions. Angelina... [Read more]

West Seattle can’t recover after Idaho’s catastrophic 11-run first inning

West Seattle can’t recover after Idaho’s catastrophic 11-run first inning

By Luke Olson Sports Editor It was not the start the West Seattle Little League All-Stars were expecting in the first inning of the first round of regionals against Idaho. After Miles Gosztola’s struck... [Read more]

‘Hack to School’ Golf fundraiser for local schools will be Sept. 29

‘Hack to School’ Golf fundraiser for local schools will be Sept. 29

Come show your support and help raise funds to benefit Marvista Elementary, Gregory Heights and St. Francis of Assisi schools at the second annual ‘Hack to School’ Golf Tournament on Saturday,... [Read more]

Highline Bears & Seattle Southside Chamber’s Night at Ballpark is Aug. 11

Highline Bears & Seattle Southside Chamber’s Night at Ballpark is Aug. 11

Come watch our very own Highline Bears take on the Gresham Greywolves at Mel Olson Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 11! The Seattle Southside Chamber and the Highline Bears invite all to join them at this family... [Read more]

Several local Swim Meets coming up

Several local Swim Meets coming up

By Luke Olson Sports Editor The hot weather means the tarps are taken off the pools and kids are ready to dive in. Normandy Park Swim Club (NPSC) and Olympic View (OV) recently wrapped up their regular... [Read more]

Bowling fundraiser for Burien Pride LGBTQ College Scholarship Fund Aug. 25

Bowling fundraiser for Burien Pride LGBTQ College Scholarship Fund Aug. 25

The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority – along with the City of Tukwila, ACME Bowling and Orion Entertainment – will be sponsoring ‘The Queen Pin Bowling Classic,’ a fundraiser... [Read more]

Fred Hutch Obliteride bike riders will spin through Burien on Saturday, Aug. 11

Fred Hutch Obliteride bike riders will spin through Burien on Saturday, Aug. 11

Photos courtesy Fred Hutch Obliteride Nearly 2,500 Fred Hutch Obliterideriders will pedal through Puget Sound communities – including Burien – on Saturday, Aug. 11, raising funds to help obliterate... [Read more]

Please welcome Luke Olson as our new Sports Editor!

Please welcome Luke Olson as our new Sports Editor!

Luke Olson, a recent graduate from the Journalism program at Pacific University (Forest Grove, OR), has stepped in as the new Sports Editor – our first ever – for South King Media.  Growing up in... [Read more]

Highline Bears bats can’t keep up with Everett Merchants, falling 7-4

Highline Bears bats can’t keep up with Everett Merchants, falling 7-4

By Luke Olson No doubt, any delay in the game can throw off a player’s rhythm – especially for a pitcher. And when Nolan Smith of the Everett Merchants slid into third base on a base hit to right... [Read more]