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Sponsored Post ’12th Man Rally’ will be this SUNDAY at Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater

’12th Man Rally’ will be this SUNDAY at Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater

CORRECTION: This post first stated that the rally was Saturday, Jan. 24. It has been moved to SUNDAY, JAN. 25: UPDATE: Calling all “12’s” – there will be a 12th Man Rally this SUNDAY,... [Read more]

‘National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition’ is Sat. at Matt Griffin YMCA

‘National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition’ is Sat. at Matt Griffin YMCA

The Matt Griffin Y will be co-hosting the Seattle Elks Lodge #92 National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition this Saturday, Jan. 24, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Prizes and lunch provided for all participants. This... [Read more]

Men’s Drop-In Basketball starting on Tuesday nights at Sylvester Middle School

Men’s Drop-In Basketball starting on Tuesday nights at Sylvester Middle School

Burien Parks announced Thursday (Jan. 15) that they’ll be holding Men’s Drop-In Basketball on Tuesday nights from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Sylvester Middle School Gym. The cost if $4 per night, ages 16... [Read more]

Cove to Clover 5K Fundraiser Race holding Alaska Airlines ‘Fly Free Raffle’

Cove to Clover 5K Fundraiser Race holding Alaska Airlines ‘Fly Free Raffle’

Our friends at the Cove to Clover 5K Fundraiser Race – coming up Sunday, March 15 – announced on Monday (Jan. 12) that they will be holding an Alaska Airlines “C2C Fly Free Raffle.” A... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Artistic images show Highline Pirates wrestlers beating Foster

PHOTOS: Artistic images show Highline Pirates wrestlers beating Foster

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn a Girl... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Pics of Highline High’s Wrestling team in action by 10-year old

PHOTOS: Pics of Highline High’s Wrestling team in action by 10-year old

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who submitted this story and photos as part of her effort to earn a Girl Scout badge... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Around 80 brave the 2015 Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Around 80 brave the 2015 Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Under gorgeous, crystal blue skies on a crisp 37-degree New Year’s Day, a record crowd of around 80 people braved the chilly waters of Puget Sound as they rang in 2015 at the annual Three Tree Point... [Read more]

WATERLAND BLOG: An ode to Lynch’s legendary touchdown run

WATERLAND BLOG: An ode to Lynch’s legendary touchdown run

From our sister site The Waterland Blog comes this great poem by Greg Wright: ‘Twas four days ‘fore Christmas, and all through the house The Hawk fans were cheering — yes, even my spouse. The Cardinals... [Read more]

A 10-year old Reporter/Photographer’s story on Highline High School Wrestling

A 10-year old Reporter/Photographer’s story on Highline High School Wrestling

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who submitted this story and photos as part of her effort to earn a Girl Scout badge... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League’s Skills Clinics start Thursday, Dec. 11

South Highline National Little League’s Skills Clinics start Thursday, Dec. 11

The South Highline National Little League will be holding Skills Clinics starting Dec. 11: December is a great time for your kids to learn or polish up their baseball OR softball skills. Please join SHNLL... [Read more]

Highline Premier Soccer mid-season tryouts start Wednesday, Dec. 3

Highline Premier Soccer mid-season tryouts start Wednesday, Dec. 3

Highline Premier Football Club, Boys 01/02 team is hosting mid season tryouts the first week of December to attract 12-­13 year old boys to play with the team. The tryouts will be during team practices... [Read more]

VIDEO: Resident paddles past Orcas en route to Alki from Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Resident paddles past Orcas en route to Alki from Three Tree Point

Burien resident Art Aquino shot this video last Saturday (Nov. 22), while he was paddling his outrigger canoe 10 miles from Three Tree Point to Alki Beach. Watch closely and you can see some other paddlers... [Read more]

Highline High grad Ryan Brett hits ‘the bigs’, makes roster for Tampa Bay Rays

Highline High grad Ryan Brett hits ‘the bigs’, makes roster for Tampa Bay Rays

Photos courtesy Eric Todd. Ryan Brett, who graduated from Burien’s Highline High School in 2010 and has been playing baseball since the “Highline East” Little League & Bronco days, has... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Kite Boarder catches air off Normandy Park Community Club Beach

PHOTOS: Kite Boarder catches air off Normandy Park Community Club Beach

BTB Reader Dory Hamlyn took these photos Sunday (Nov. 23) of a kite boarder enjoying the freshening wind just off Normandy Park Community Club Beach (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): “Yes,... [Read more]

Highline High School girls varsity soccer team makes it to state tournament

Highline High School girls varsity soccer team makes it to state tournament

Congrats to the Highline High School girls varsity soccer team, who made it to the state tournament for the first time in seven years! The Pirates won two ‘loser out’ matches to clinch the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Kennedy Catholic’s volleyball team reaches high ranks!

Kennedy Catholic’s volleyball team reaches high ranks!

From Advertiser Kennedy Catholic High School comes this good news: Shayne McPherson The Kennedy Catholic Lancer Volleyball Team is ranked #2 by the Washington State Volleyball Coaches Association and... [Read more]

WATERLAND BLOG: Let’s talk Angry Doug…and Percy Harvin…

WATERLAND BLOG: Let’s talk Angry Doug…and Percy Harvin…

From our sister site The Waterland Blog comes this take on the Seahawks sudden and surprising trade of Percy Harvin on Friday, Oct. 17: Yeah, the ‘Hawks are big news. Expectations are high, and everyone’s... [Read more]

Concerns over artifical turf cause Kennedy to modify new sports field materials

Concerns over artifical turf cause Kennedy to modify new sports field materials

After an NBC News report alleged that black rubber “dots” used in artificial sports fields might be causing cancer, Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School on Monday announced that it will... [Read more]

Brat Trot raises over $66,000 for Highline Schools Foundation – a record!

Brat Trot raises over $66,000 for Highline Schools Foundation – a record!

Burien Brat Trot organizers announced Thursday (Oct. 9) that the expected income for last Sunday’s epic community event will be over $66,000 – the most ever in the 6-year history of the race! The B-Town... [Read more]

Under perfect skies, the 2014 Burien Brat Trot sprinted to a record year Sunday

Under perfect skies, the 2014 Burien Brat Trot sprinted to a record year Sunday

Under perfect, blue skies, the 2014 Burien Brat Trot sprinted to a record year on Sunday, Oct. 5, with 893 of 1,654 registered runners finishing the race. The 5K race was won by 17-year old Mason Gionet,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Cheer on the Seahawks this Monday night at Advertiser ACME Bowl!

Cheer on the Seahawks this Monday night at Advertiser ACME Bowl!

Here’s a good idea: Cheer on the Seattle Seahawks this Monday night, Oct. 6 as they dive into Monday night football at Advertiser ACME Bowl in Tukwila. Things kick off at 5:30 p.m. In the bar (for... [Read more]

Thursday is the last day to register online for Sunday’s Brat Trot!

Thursday is the last day to register online for Sunday’s Brat Trot!

Thursday, Oct. 2 is the last day register online for either Sunday’s annual Brat Trot 5K or one-mile race, and you can register here. Both courses begin at the corner of 10th Ave SW and SW 152nd... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League’s annual meeting is Sept. 29

South Highline National Little League’s annual meeting is Sept. 29

The South Highline National Little League’s annual General Membership meeting is set for Monday, Sept. 29, starting at 7 p.m. at Normandy Park City Hall’s Recreation Room, and the public is... [Read more]

Despite ‘Stop Work’ order, Kennedy High athletic field project moves ahead

Despite ‘Stop Work’ order, Kennedy High athletic field project moves ahead

by Jack Mayne On Monday (Sept. 15), Burien city officials posted a “Stop Work” order at a Kennedy Catholic High School athletic field project – but only some parts of the project were actually halted... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: The 2014 Burien Brat Trot will be Sunday, Oct. 5!

SAVE THE DATE: The 2014 Burien Brat Trot will be Sunday, Oct. 5!

A sea of runners make their way up 10th Ave SW at the 2013 Brat Trot. Photo by Michael Brunk. The Burien Brat Trot is BACK…and the 2014 version will be another Bavarian-style BLAST on Sunday, Oct. 5! The... [Read more]

3 Burienites do ‘longest recorded single day standup paddle’ of Lake Chelan

3 Burienites do ‘longest recorded single day standup paddle’ of Lake Chelan

Joe Walker, Matt Parker and Justin Robison at Campbell’s. Walker and Parker having set the time to beat for crossing 55.3 mile Lake Chelan: 12:30. Special thanks to Craig Johnson and his family,... [Read more]

Highline High School Alumni’s annual Golf Tournament will be Friday, Aug. 15

Highline High School Alumni’s annual Golf Tournament will be Friday, Aug. 15

The 2014 Highline High School Alumni annual Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, Aug. 15 at the Allenmore Golf Club in Tacoma, with a 7:30 a.m. tee off. You can now purchase your tee time by going to... [Read more]

A ‘Perfect Day’ is coming to Des Moines on Saturday, July 19!

A ‘Perfect Day’ is coming to Des Moines on Saturday, July 19!

WHEN: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Beginning at 8:30 a.m. with the Waterland Summer 5k Fun Run that winds through the wonderful Des Moines waterfront and up the serene Des Moines Creek Trail and returning... [Read more]