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Girls badminton to be new school sport

Girls badminton to be new school sport

Jeffrey Maxwell, News Editor

December 12, 2016


Filed under Badminton, News, Print Stories

This spring sports season, girls will have another school sport to choose from, badminton. This new sport has garnered enthusiasm from many Inglemoor students, including senior Sabrina Ollestad. “I’m very excited for the opportunity to be on the first badminton team of Inglemoor, Ollestad said. It ...

A new mindset for a new season

A new mindset for a new season

Julian willnow, Reporter

March 25, 2016


Filed under Girls Tennis, Sports

For the first time, the girls’ tennis team has many freshman and  more depth. With these young players, the team hopes to combine hard work and rigor with a positive team spirit in order to improve on last season’s performance. “We got more young players right now which is  pretty solid, so this...

Soccer climbs up the ladder once again

Soccer climbs up the ladder once again

Joey Matsuzawa, Sports Editor

March 25, 2016


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports

The boys’ soccer team is hoping to build on the success of last season, when it placed first at KingCo and third at state. Despite the hard fought third place finish last year, many of the returning players were left feeling dissatisfied and look to this season to make amends. “We were pretty di...

Fastpitch sticks to their goals

Fastpitch sticks to their goals

Peyton Carroll, Reporter

May 22, 2015


Filed under Fastpitch, Print Stories, Sports

Right off the bat, the softball team knew what they would be aiming for this season. “Our goals [at the beginning of the season] were to win KingCo and go to state, but we play one game at a time,” junior utility player Ashley Gregory said.  “We are still driven and determined to make these goals happen....

Water polo treads through rough water

Water polo treads through rough water

Joey Matsuzawa, Reporter

May 21, 2015


Filed under Girls Waterpolo, Sports

Though the start of season looked bright with its senior captains Natalie Hoffman and Ailish Collins heading the effort to state, both captains suffered injuries in the consecutive games against Bellevue and then Bainbridge Island. Hoffman, the team’s leader on offense, missed 4 weeks due to a sp...

Boys soccer finds perfect balance

Boys soccer finds perfect balance

Abby Brook, Reporter

May 21, 2015


Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports

Eleven seniors step onto the field for their last regular game of the season. They needed one win to go to playoffs. The second Newport took hold of the ball at least two or three players apply pressure immediately. When the team recovers the ball, it is a quick counter attack with impeccable possessi...

Boys soccer sets high goals for new season

Boys soccer sets high goals for new season

Hieu Do, Reporter

April 20, 2015


Filed under Boys Soccer, Print Stories, Showcase, Sports

After losing several players to injuries and failing to advance to state last season, the boys soccer team is coming back with a renewed vigor. “[Our performance] last season wasn’t as strong as it could’ve been,” senior center midfielder Rio Alcorta said. “Our team chemistry just wasn’t ...

Improve as a unit, triumph as an individual

Improve as a unit, triumph as an individual

Aaron Huang, Sports Reporter

April 9, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track and Field

It is easy to be overwhelmed when watching the whirlwind of activity at a track and field meet. There are so many events occurring all at once, and an even greater number of athletes pushing themselves to the limit. Even though large crowds make it difficult for the individual to stand out, it only...

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