Sports Section

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]

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]

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]

‘Weekday Walk’ through Normandy Park’s Walker Preserve on Wed., April 15

‘Weekday Walk’ through Normandy Park’s Walker Preserve on Wed., April 15

Join the WABI Weekday Walkers for a beautiful spring walk on Wednesday, April 15 starting at 9 a.m. at Walker Preserve, a little known park in Normandy Park. The walk is about three miles, with some muddy... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sailboats race off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

PHOTOS: Sailboats race off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

BTB Contributor Elston Hill sent us these great photos he took on Saturday, showing a sailboat race off Burien’s Three Tree Point on Saturday, March 28. We believe this race was part of the Center... [Read more]

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

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Renton 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]

PHOTOS: Our 10-year old Photographer shoots Highline High’s Track & Field

PHOTOS: Our 10-year old Photographer shoots Highline High’s Track & Field

[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]

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien has officially become a “Let’s Move City” by committing to the obesity prevention initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, the city announced on Wednesday, March 25. The City Council... [Read more]

UPDATE: NCAA Basketball Tournament Tickets have all been SOLD!

UPDATE: NCAA Basketball Tournament Tickets have all been SOLD!

UPDATE 3/17/15 7:45 p.m.: All six tickets to the NCAA Basketball Tournament have been SOLD! “I highly endorse advertising on The B-Town Blog!” said Mark Neuman. “I sold all my product... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Be a Leader. Save a Life.’ Lifeguarding classes starts at Matt Griffin YMCA April 6

‘Be a Leader. Save a Life.’ Lifeguarding classes starts at Matt Griffin YMCA April 6

Develop leadership skills, increase life skills, learn life saving skills and develop professionalism in YMCA Lifeguarding, with classes starting April 6. The course offers up-to-date information on how... [Read more]

PHOTOS/RESULTS: Under soaking, soggy skies, Cove to Clover shines through

PHOTOS/RESULTS: Under soaking, soggy skies, Cove to Clover shines through

17-year old Marques Chacon leads his twin brother Matthew at the top of Snake Hill at Sunday’s Cove to Clover race. Marques went on to win the race with a time of 18:12. Story & Photos by Scott... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Cove to Clover’ fundraiser run is TODAY – Sunday March 15!

REMINDER: ‘Cove to Clover’ fundraiser run is TODAY – Sunday March 15!

REMINDER: Washington State’s toughest St. Patrick’s Day Snake Themed 5K race – Cove to Clover – will be held TODAY – Sunday, March 15! This is an excellent, grassroots tradition for... [Read more]

PHOTOS: 10-year old Isabel Herbruger’s final pics of Highline High Wrestling

PHOTOS: 10-year old Isabel Herbruger’s final pics of Highline High Wrestling

[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]

Sponsored Post ‘Lucky Shot’ basketball tournament will be Saturday, March 14 at Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Lucky Shot’ basketball tournament will be Saturday, March 14 at Matt Griffin YMCA

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be holding its 3rd Annual Lucky Shot Tournament on March 14, starting at 10 a.m. This is a 3-on-3 tournament for ballers 16 years and older. Cost is $50 per 3-person... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate Wrestlers compete in State Tournament

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate Wrestlers compete in State Tournament

[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]

Highline Premier Soccer tryouts will run from Feb. 24 – 28

Highline Premier Soccer tryouts will run from Feb. 24 – 28

Come and learn about a local premiere soccer program – Highline Premier – which will be holding tryouts from Feb. 24 – 28: Join a club that has teams competing at the top of their divisions.... [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]

KING Aquatic Club launching new site at Evergreen Community Aquatic Center

KING Aquatic Club launching new site at Evergreen Community Aquatic Center

The KING Aquatic Club, a USA Swimming Gold Medal Swim Club, will be launching a new site at the Evergreen Community Aquatic Center (ECAC) in White Center starting on Monday, Feb. 16. Established in 1966,... [Read more]

‘Shut Up Legs!’ & ‘Our Pain, Their Gain’ – Cove to Clover fundraiser is March 15

‘Shut Up Legs!’ & ‘Our Pain, Their Gain’ – Cove to Clover fundraiser is March 15

Washington State’s toughest St. Patrick’s Day Snake Themed 5K race – Cove to Clover – will be held Sunday, March 15. This is an excellent, grassroots tradition for our community to “suffer together... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate Wrestlers make it to sub-regionals

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate Wrestlers make it to sub-regionals

[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]

Cove to Clover offering Corporate Team Contest at March 15 fundraiser event

Cove to Clover offering Corporate Team Contest at March 15 fundraiser event

Cove to Clover will be offering a Corporate Team Contest at this year’s event – set for Sunday, March 15 – with the Grand Prize being a Challenge Course Team Building Adventure (by Y.E.T.I.): High... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic announces new Head Coaches for Lacrosse

Kennedy Catholic announces new Head Coaches for Lacrosse

Kennedy Catholic High School Athletic Director Bob Bourgette has announced the appointment of Natalie Merrill as head coach of girls’ lacrosse and Jonathan Schwartz and Brett Bowker as head co-coaches... [Read more]