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Sponsored Post Matt Griffin YMCA’s first-ever ‘Turkey Bowl’ will be Friday, Nov. 27

Matt Griffin YMCA’s first-ever ‘Turkey Bowl’ will be Friday, Nov. 27

READY, SET, HIKE! FIRST ANNUAL TURKEY BOWL “Come shed some of that Thanksgivig weight by turning up the heat on the gridiron! We are starting the YFFL (YMCA Flag Football League) in 2016 so if you... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien Bearcats lose championship game vs Eastside Catholic

PHOTOS: Burien Bearcats lose championship game vs Eastside Catholic

The Burien Bearcat Seniors played in the championship game Sunday night against the Eastside Catholic Crusaders, and unfortunately lost by a score of 40-13. Jerrod Sessler sent us these photos (click images... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirate footballers take on Bellingham

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirate footballers take on Bellingham

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Burien Parks installs new ‘Pulse Tennis’ feature at Lake Burien School Park

Burien Parks installs new ‘Pulse Tennis’ feature at Lake Burien School Park

Burien Parks has installed a new, innovative exercise/play feature at Lake Burien School Memorial Park – Pulse Tennis – located at the corner of SW 149th Street and 16th Ave SW. Pulse Tennis is an... [Read more]

Highline Schools hosting Community Forum on Sports Safety Nov. 16

Highline Schools hosting Community Forum on Sports Safety Nov. 16

Highline Public Schools will host a Community Forum on Safety in Sports on Monday, Nov. 16 at the Highline Performing Arts Center, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. TV anchor Marni Hughes will moderate a panel discussion... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirate Soccer team headed to playoffs!

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirate Soccer team headed to playoffs!

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

This Sunday’s ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will explore hidden gem Folk Art Sculpture Garden

This Sunday’s ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will explore hidden gem Folk Art Sculpture Garden

A year ago, on the November Walk-n-Talk, 9 walkers happened upon a secret little gem of a folk art sculpture garden in Burien’s Gregory Heights neighborhood. What a treat! Even in the rain, the colorful,... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates play last local football game of 2015

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates play last local football game of 2015

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates beat Tyee Totems

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates beat Tyee Totems

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Highline Athletic Club introducing new BARRE program

Advertiser Highline Athletic Club introducing new BARRE program

Advertise Highline Athletic Club is starting a BARRE program: Ginny Siebel will be heading up the program. Barre classes use a combination of postures inspired by ballet and other disciplines like... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Lady Pirates soccer team lose to Lindbergh

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Lady Pirates soccer team lose to Lindbergh

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Due to football player’s tragic death, Evergreen changes football schedule

Due to football player’s tragic death, Evergreen changes football schedule

Kenney Bui Highline Public Schools announced on Monday (Oct. 12) that due to the tragic Oct. 5 death of Kenney Bui, TEC/Evergreen High has revised its remaining football schedule: Friday, Oct. 16 vs.... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Scenes from a record-setting, sunny 2015 Burien Brat Trot

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Scenes from a record-setting, sunny 2015 Burien Brat Trot

Video above shows Burien Brat Trot winner Paul Yung, 24 (15:53) and second place winner Steven Colmus, 42 (16:05), crossing the finish line on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. With over 1,700 registered runners,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Basketball Star Lenny Wilkens to share his story at Wesley Homes Oct. 13

Basketball Star Lenny Wilkens to share his story at Wesley Homes Oct. 13

National Basketball Association Hall of Famer and All-Star MVP Lenny Wilkens will talk about his family, foundation and award-winning career at Advertiser Wesley Homes on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. Wilkens... [Read more]

VIDEO: Slow-mo of the start of the 2015 Brat Trot plus…the Top <i>Wieners!</i>

VIDEO: Slow-mo of the start of the 2015 Brat Trot plus…the Top Wieners!

Carmen Storer, the top female finisher, poses with Tin Room Owner Danny House after the 2015 Burien Brat Trot. Under the usual clear blue, sunny skies (seems like it’s this way every year!), the... [Read more]

Serious injury sends TEC football player to Harborview Friday night

Serious injury sends TEC football player to Harborview Friday night

A TEC (Technology, Engineering and Communications) student was seriously injured at Highline Memorial Stadium during Friday night’s (Oct. 2) football game against Highline High School. He was transported... [Read more]

REMINDER: Thursday is the last day to register online for the Burien Brat Trot!

REMINDER: Thursday is the last day to register online for the Burien Brat Trot!

The B-Town Blog is proud to again be a Sponsor of the Brat Trot – we have been since it started in 2009 – a great, all-local grass roots fundraiser for the Highline Schools Foundation, which will... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Last week in Sports with the Highline Pirates

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Last week in Sports with the Highline Pirates

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Highline Athletes will go PINK Friday to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Highline Athletes will go PINK Friday to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Highline Public Schools announced Monday (Sept. 28) that all its football teams will be “getting their PINK on” to support the American Cancer Society and Breast Cancer Awareness Month during... [Read more]

The Brat Trot will be this weekend – Pub Crawl Friday and 5K race Sunday

The Brat Trot will be this weekend – Pub Crawl Friday and 5K race Sunday

The 2015 Burien Brat Trot fundraiser is coming next weekend, starting with a Pub Crawl on Friday, Oct. 2, and ending with the big 5K race on Sunday, Oct. 4, so it’s time to register! This annual... [Read more]

Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury Prevention event will be at Library Oct. 6

Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury Prevention event will be at Library Oct. 6

A Concussion Prevention and Traumatic Brain Injury event will be held at the Burien Library on Tuesday, Oct. 6, starting at 7 p.m. “From youth sports to the professional level, sports-related brain... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Lady Pirates soccer vs Seattle Christian

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Lady Pirates soccer vs Seattle Christian

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Lady Pirates play first soccer game of season

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Lady Pirates play first soccer game of season

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Matt Griffin YMCA is now offering Adult Sports Leagues!

Matt Griffin YMCA is now offering Adult Sports Leagues!

Advertiser Matt Griffin Y is now offering Adult Sports Leagues, including Men’s and Women’s Basketball as well as Co-Ed Volleyball: MATT GRIFFIN YMCA 3595 S. 188th Street Seatac,... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates Cross Country compete in Jamboree

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates Cross Country compete in Jamboree

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

LETTER: Helpful ‘Angel in Disguise’ at Burien sporting goods store

LETTER: Helpful ‘Angel in Disguise’ at Burien sporting goods store

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Angel in Disguise? Yes! It does happen! I... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Our 11-year old Photographer shoots the Mariners!

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Our 11-year old Photographer shoots the Mariners!

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]