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Prep volleyball: Meadowdale victorious in home opener

The Meadowdale Mavericks volleyball team hosted the Marysville-Getchell Chargers in the Mavs’ 2018 season home opener Tuesday night. The two teams played a closely contested four- game match. After dropping the first game, the Mavericks were able to win three straight to escape with a win. In the first game. Meadowdale was in control for…

Prep football: Mavs drop opener to Inglemoor on late Hail Mary touchdown

When Mavericks punter Carlos Abad pinned Inglemoor down on its own 10-yard line with just over three minutes to play and a 7-point Mavs lead, most Meadowdale fans at Pop Keeney Stadium had to feel optimistic that their team was going to come away with a win. But Inglemoor Vikings quarterback Kolby Solomon had other…

Sounder trains to run for Saturday Sounders FC match, Sunday Mariners game

Sports fans can skip traffic coming into Seattle this weekend by riding Sound Transit’s Sounder event trains to the Sounders FC vs. LA Galaxy 1 p.m. match on Saturday, Aug. 18 and the Mariners vs. LA Dodgers 1:10 p.m. game on Sunday, Aug. 19. On Saturday, the Sounders’ train from the north will depart Edmonds…

Edmonds hydroplane takes third in Friday Seafair qualifier

Tom Thompson took the Edmonds-based unlimited hydroplane — Reliable Diamond Tools presents J&D’s — to third place in Friday’s qualifying trials for this weekend’s Albert Lee Cup at Seafair. Tip qualifier was Jimmy Shane with a brand new Miss HomeStreet, which qualified at 153 mph followed by Andrew Tate in the Les Schwab hydro at…

Ride Sounder to Sunday Mariners game, take transit to hydro races this weekend

Mariners fans can bypass weekend traffic by taking Sound Transit’s popular game day Sounder train to the 1:10 p.m. game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday. The stadium-bound train from the north will depart Edmonds 11:11 a.m. Return trains depart King Street Station 35 minutes after the game. Both trains will serve all stops…

Tate, Shane lead after first day of hydro racing in Tri-Cities

Andrew Tate driving his Delta/RealTrac hydro and Jimmy Shane in the Miss HomeStreet are leading the field after the first day of racing in Kennewick. Edmonds-based Reliable Diamond Tool presents J&D’s Driver Tom Thompson has been consistent in finishing just behind the two front runners is Saturday’s preliminary heats, although he did not compete in…

Pacific Little League 11-year-old All-Stars take 2nd in state tourney

The Pacific Little League 11-year-old All-Star team completed a successful season by taking second place at the state Little League tournament in Burien. Anthony Scholl pitched a complete game with a 5-3 semifinal victory against North Bothell to advance to the championship against defending state champion Issaquah. Pacific’s Nick Zardis hit a two-run home run…