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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]

Sponsored Post Hoops4Life Basketball/Skills Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School July 23-27

Hoops4Life Basketball/Skills Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School July 23-27

BASKETBALL/LIFE SKILLS CAMP!!!! @ Mount Rainier High School Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27 This camp started in West Seattle in 1998 for the purpose of creating an affordable camp that would raise... [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]

Seattle Storm’s FREE Community Practice will be Thursday, July 12 in SeaTac

Seattle Storm’s FREE Community Practice will be Thursday, July 12 in SeaTac

The Seattle Storm’s Kaiser Permanente Community Practice will be Thursday, July 12 at the Seattle Christian School in SeaTac. The event, which takes place from 6-8 p.m., is FREE and open to the public.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Special Olympics Torch Run lights up Burien

PHOTOS: Special Olympics Torch Run lights up Burien

Last Saturday, June 30, the Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run cruised through Burien, holding a rally, meeting local officials, with athletes proudly running with a torch through the streets while... [Read more]

Special Olympics ‘Torch Stop’ will be at Burien Town Square this Saturday

Special Olympics ‘Torch Stop’ will be at Burien Town Square this Saturday

This Saturday, June 30, Burien Town Square will serve as a Torch Run Stop for the @SpecialOlympics, which is in Seattle this year. This is part of the Law Enforcement Torch Light Run, which kicks off the... [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]

Early bird registration for the 2018 Burien Brat Trot is now open!

Early bird registration for the 2018 Burien Brat Trot is now open!

Chase Bret the Brat through the streets of Burien with this fast, fun and frivolous 5K run – coming Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 – to benefit the students of Highline Public Schools! Stay after for Bavarian... [Read more]

Bradley McDougald ready to take either safety position for Seahawks

Bradley McDougald ready to take either safety position for Seahawks

By Luke Olson The Seahawks front office made it a top priority this offseason to sign Safety Bradley McDougald by retaining him for three more years. He stepped in when needed with injuries coming to... [Read more]

Highline Bears’ first-ever Bobblehead Night is this Saturday with Buntly!

Highline Bears’ first-ever Bobblehead Night is this Saturday with Buntly!

The Highline Bears will be holding their first-ever Bobblehead Night this Saturday, June 16 when they take on the Redmond Dudes at Mel Olsen Stadium in White Center. And the collectible Bobblehead will... [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]

Tryouts for Highline Premiere Soccer will be June 12 & 14

Tryouts for Highline Premiere Soccer will be June 12 & 14

The second round of tryouts for Highline Premier Soccer will be June 12 & June 14, for additional players for birth year 2007 through 2011 players & 2005 boys: WHEN: June 12 & 14th. Please... [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]

Help Relay for Life by participating in a Cornhole Tournament at Strawberry Days

Help Relay for Life by participating in a Cornhole Tournament at Strawberry Days

During Discover Burien’s community festival ‘Strawberry Days’ – at Town Square Park the weekend of June 16 and 17 – there will be a Cornhole Tournament for Relay for Life. This... [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]

PHOTOS: Highline Pirate boys soccer team play hearts out in playoff game

PHOTOS: Highline Pirate boys soccer team play hearts out in playoff game

Friday night (May 25), the Highline High Pirates played their hearts out against Burlington-Edison in a play-off soccer game to see who would advance to the championship round. The Pirates lost 1-0 after... [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]