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Shane drives Oberto to Columbia Cup victory

Shane drives Oberto to Columbia Cup victory

Jimmy Shane drove the Oberto hydroplane to its second straight victory on the 2014 circuit. It was no easy task as Shane’s boat was badly damaged in a collision with Dave Villwock in the Beacon Plumbing in a preliminary heat. Villwock, who had a slight lead at the time, had a failure in his boat and moved out in front the Oberto. Both boats were damaged — the front of the Oberto and th... »

Kelly, Zimmerman win first heats of Columbia Cup

Kelly, Zimmerman win first heats of Columbia Cup

On a beautiful day in Kennewick, Wash., amidst a lot of confusion and controversy, J. Michael Kelly won the first heat of the 2014 Columbia Cup in the Graham Trucking hydroplane. The initial call of the heat was that all boats, with the exception of the Bucket List Racing driven by Kelly Stocklin, had jumped the gun. This put all those boats one lap behind Stocklin. Kelly made up the extra lap, as... »

Shane, Oberto top qualifiers at Columbia Cup

Shane, Oberto top qualifiers at Columbia Cup

Jimmy Shane brought the Oberto hydroplane to the top of a qualifying ladder for this weekend’s Columbia cup in Kennewick. Shane took his boat around the course and average speed of over 160 3MPH. Second was J. Michael Kelly with the Graham Trucking at an average of over 161MPH, Our local hydroplane, the Miss Peters and May, qualified at an average speed of just over 148 mph. Eleven of the 12... »

Local boat among hydros arriving in Tri-Cities for this weekend’s Columbia Cup

Local boat among hydros arriving in Tri-Cities for this weekend’s Columbia Cup

Twelve unlimited hydroplanes have arrived to the Tri-Cities for this weekend’s Columbia cup. This is the largest turnout of hydroplanes of the year so far. The boats are led by defending season champion, Graham Trucking, and the winner the first two races this year, Oberto. Our local Edmonda hydro, Miss Peters and May, arrived Thursday morning to begin setting up in the pits. OwnerbScott Ran... »

Pacific Little League’s Western Regional games to be broadcast on ESPN 3

Pacific Little League’s Western Regional games to be broadcast on ESPN 3

The Pacific Little League 12-year-old all-star team won the Washington State championship and advanced to the Western Regional tournament in San Bernadino, Calif., where it will compete for a spot in the Little League World Series. Pacific won the state title by advancing through the losers bracket and beating Federal Way twice in the final games, 2-1, 12-2. Champions from 13 districts competed at... »

Pacific Little League all stars win state championship; head to Western Regionals

Pacific Little League all stars win state championship; head to Western Regionals

Pacific Little League did it the hard way. When Pacific lost a second-round game to Federal Way and fell into the losers’ bracket of the Washington State Little League tournament, coach Robley Corsi confidently said that all the loss meant was that his team would have to win a state championship the hard way. Pacific responded with three victories in three straight loser-out games and then faced t... »

Pacific Little League all-stars advance to state championship

Pacific Little League all-stars advance to state championship

The Pacific Little League all-stars never stopped believing. As a result, the team will be playing for the Washington State Little League championship on Saturday. Pacific won its third straight loser-out game, beating North Bothell 11-2 Friday night at the Bar-S fields in Seattle. The win set up a 10 a.m., Saturday, July 19 rematch with Federal Way, who beat Pacific 13-7 in a second-round game on... »

Pacific Little League batters West Seattle 14-4

Pacific Little League batters West Seattle 14-4

Pacific Little League’s hitters made sure that the team lived to play another day. Pacific connected on key hit after key hit, including a pair of home runs, to upend host West Seattle 14-4 in a loser-out Washington State Little League tournament game Thursday night at the Bar-S fields in Seattle. Pacific Little League takes on North Bothell at 6 p.m., Friday, July 18 at the Bar S fields. The winn... »

Pacific Little League powers past Gig Harbor 17-9

Pacific Little League powers past Gig Harbor 17-9

Everyone had a hand in Pacific Little League’s 17-9 victory over Gig Harbor Wednesday in a loser-out Washington State Little League game at the Bar-S fields in Seattle. Pacific used six pitchers and four different players hit home runs to stay alive in tournament. Pacific will play West Seattle at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 17 at the Bar-S fields. “It was a great win,” said Pacific coach Robley Corsi.... »

Pacific Little League all-stars drop second round game to Federal Way, still alive in losers bracket

Pacific Little League all-stars drop second round game to Federal Way, still alive in losers bracket

Take away one inning and the Pacific Little League all-stars were standing toe-to-toe with Federal Way in a second round game at the Washington State Little League tournament Wednesday at the Bar-S fields in Seattle. A double by Pacific’s Nate King to drive in Ian Michael had tied the score at 6 in the top of the fifth inning, the third time the game had been tied. The bottom of the fifth inning p... »

Vive Petanque!

Vive Petanque!

Watch HERE on My Edmonds News TV: Edmonds Petanque Club member Tom Nunn demonstrates the proper throwing technique. Sunday was the big day for the Edmonds Petanque Club’s annual Bastille Day tournament at the Edmonds Civic Stadium. The weather was perfect and the competition tough as the players lined up their throws. The event drew teams from throughout the Puget Sound area, all competing f... »

Shane, Oberto dominate Gold Cup

Shane, Oberto dominate Gold Cup

Following a mistake at last week’s season-opening regatta in Madison, Ind., Oberto driver Jimmy Shane had a perfect weekend at the Gold Cup in Detroit. The top qualifier on Friday, and winner of his two preliminary heats on Saturday, Shane was able to keep up his perfect weekend on Sunday. He won both his preliminary heats, which set him up for a rematch with last week’s winner J Micha... »

Shane, Oberto win first two heats in Gold Cup; Zimmerman, Qatar crash

Shane, Oberto win first two heats in Gold Cup; Zimmerman, Qatar crash

Jimmy Shane won the first two heats in his pursuit of the Gold Cup Saturday, and each of his heats were excellent battles. In the first one, he raced with J Michael Kelly in the Graham Trucking neck-in-neck for two-thirds of the heat before pulling away. In the second, he had a similar contest with Jon Zimmerman, in the Spirit of Qatar, until it flew up and did a 360-degree spin before crashing. F... »

Updated: Shane, Oberto lead all hydro qualifiers at Gold Cup

Updated: Shane, Oberto lead all hydro qualifiers at Gold Cup

Updated at 8 p.m. with Friday’s results Jimmy Shane drove the Oberto hydroplane to the fastest of all qualifiers for the Gold Cup in Detroit Friday. Shane and the Oberto averaged over 162 1/2 mph for the 5-mile run. Second was John Zimmerman in the Spirit of Qatar with an average speed of just over 160 mph. Followed, in order,by: Graham Trucking         J. Michael Kelly          159.454 Grah... »

Pacific Little League All-Stars win District championship: 12-year-olds to compete for state title starting Sunday

Pacific Little League All-Stars win District championship: 12-year-olds to compete for state title starting Sunday

Updating story with opponent, bracket information The Pacific Little League 12-year-old All Star team beat Everett in a come-from-behind win to clinch the District 1 Championship title on Monday night. A record crowd estimated at 500 turned out to see the championship game held at Lynndale Park in Lynnwood. District 1 represents Little League teams from across Snohomish County. The Pacific 12-year... »

Did you run in Fourth of July 5K? Edmonds Chamber of Commerce releases finish times, by bib number

Did you run in Fourth of July 5K? Edmonds Chamber of Commerce releases finish times, by bib number

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce has released the full list of 5K Fourth of July Fun Run finish times by bib: »

Edmonds hydroplane takes fifth in season opener

Edmonds hydroplane takes fifth in season opener

The Edmonds-based Miss Peters and May ended up in fifth place overall in Sunday’s Madison, Ind. Governor’s Cup hydroplane race. After finishing second in each of his two preliminary heats, driver Tom Thompson was in third place after the first two sets of heats. Thompson was again in second place in the final preliminary heat when Thompson felt a violent vibration in the boat and had t... »

Edmonds hydro fourth, qualifies for Indiana race

Edmonds hydro fourth, qualifies for Indiana race

The Edmonds-based Miss Peters and May unlimited unlimited hydroplane ended up fourth in qualifying for Sunday’s Indiana Governor’s Cup in Madison. Driver Tom Thompson took Scott and Shannon Raney’s unlimited hydroplane out for six qualifying laps with a top speed of just over 143 mph for a lap around the Ohio River course. Three boats hit speeds higher than our local Hydro. The O... »

Edmonds-based boat joins seven others for 2014 hydroplane opener

Edmonds-based boat joins seven others for 2014 hydroplane opener

Eight boats have arrived in Madison, Ind. for the opening race the 2014 hydroplane racing season. Leading the pack is Edmonds-based Miss Peters and May, which left town three weeks ago and did some exhibition running in Evansville, Ind.. The boat has been in Indiana since and arrived at the Madison pits Thursday morning. Several changes are in store for the 2014 hydroplane season. Steven David, dr... »

Edmonds Eagles lacrosse team hosts Invitational

Edmonds Eagles lacrosse team hosts Invitational

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