Sports

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

Ishikawa homers, doubles twice

Federal Way High School graduate Travis Ishikawa hit two home runs and two doubles for the Sacramento Rivercats of the San Francisco Giants' organization over the past week.
Ishikawa now has a total of 12 apiece for his Rivercats' season and is hitting .260 (61-for-235) with 29 runs and 53 RBI.

Barnette appears in two games

Thomas Jefferson graduate Tony Barnette made two appearances for the Texas Rangers this past week and now has a 6-3 record with a 2.21 earned run average over 53 innings of work.
Barnette has recorded 39 strikeouts and appeared in a total 47 games.

Conger adds a double to total

Federal Way native Hank Conger hit one double over the past week, bringing his total to four to go with three home runs and one triple since being sent down to the Durham Bulls of the Tampa Bay Rays organization.
Conger is hitting .182 (16-for-88) with 10 RBI and six runs.

Brett has yet to play for Bulls

08/26/2016
Keeping Track: Where area stars meet their future
Where area stars meet their future

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

Kelemete back with Saints

Evergreen graduate Senio Kelemete is back with the New Orleans Saints this year in his fourth year of professional football.
Kelemete is back as an offensive guard, but is also listed on the Saints' roster as a center.
Kelemete stands at 6 foot, 3 inches and comes to the Saints by way of the University of Washington and the Arizona Cardinals.

Madison a junior for Cougars

Kennedy graduate Cole Madison is now a redshirt junior offensive lineman for Washington State University.
Madison checks in at 6 foot, 5 inches and 305 pounds.

Kela picks up fourth win

Chief Sealth graduate Keone Kela has earned his fourth win of the season this past week for the Texas Rangers, improving his record to 4-1 out of the bullpen.
Kela has 31 strikeouts in 20.2 innings of work in 21 games in a season shortened earlier by right elbow surgery.

Barnette now 6-3, 2.09

Thomas Jefferson graduate Tony Barnette is working out of the same Texas Rangers bullpen as Kela and now has a 6-3 record with a 2.09 earned run average.

08/24/2016
Sports events worth keeping an eye on

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

High schools

Fall sports
High school fall sports practices continue this week, leading up to the first events -- football games -- on Friday, Sept. 2.

Pros

Seahawks
Seattle hosts the Dallas Cowboys for an exhibition game at 7 p.m. Thursday at CenturyLink Field.
The action can be seen live on Channel 13 public television.

Sounders
Seattle has two road matches on tap for this week, dropping in on Houston for 6 p.m. action Thursday before going to Portland to play the Timbers at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Wednesday's game will be carried on JOEtv and Sunday's on ESPN cable.

Storm
Seattle returns to action Friday after taking a break for the Olympics, hosting Los Angeles for 7 p.m. action at the KeyArena.
The Storm rolls into Minnesota for a 4 p.m. game Sunday.
Friday's game can be seen on JOEtv and Sunday's on ESPN2.

Reign

08/24/2016
Sports events worth keeping an eye on

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

High schools
Fall sports
High school fall sports practices continue this week, leading up to the first events -- football games -- on Friday, Sept. 2.

Pros
Seahawks
Seattle hosts the Dallas Cowboys for an exhibition game at 7 p.m. Thursday at CenturyLink Field.
The action can be seen live on Channel 13 public television.

Sounders
Seattle has two road matches on tap for this week, dropping in on Houston for 6 p.m. action Thursday before going to Portland to play the Timbers at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Wednesday's game will be carried on JOEtv and Sunday's on ESPN cable.

Storm
Seattle returns to action Friday after taking a break for the Olympics, hosting Los Angeles for 7 p.m. action at the KeyArena.
The Storm rolls into Minnesota for a 4 p.m. game Sunday.
Friday's game can be seen on JOEtv and Sunday's on ESPN2.

Reign
Seattle's women's soccer team is at home playing Portland in a 2 p.m. match Saturday at Seattle Memorial Stadium.

Mariners
Seattle concludes its three-game series against the New York Yankees with 12:40 p.m. action Wednesday at Safeco Field.

08/23/2016
Sportswatch: For the week of Aug. 24-30

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

Kelemete back with Saints

Evergreen graduate Senio Kelemete is back with the New Orleans Saints this year in his fourth year of professional football.
Kelemete is back as an offensive guard, but is also listed on the Saints' roster as a center.
Kelemete stands at 6 foot, 3 inches and comes to the Saints by way of the University of Washington and the Arizona Cardinals.

Madison a junior for Cougars

Kennedy graduate Cole Madison is now a redshirt junior offensive lineman for Washington State University.
Madison checks in at 6 foot, 5 inches and 305 pounds.

Kela picks up fourth win

Chief Sealth graduate Keone Kela has earned his fourth win of the season this past week for the Texas Rangers, improving his record to 4-1 out of the bullpen.
Kela has 31 strikeouts in 20.2 innings of work in 21 games in a season shortened earlier by right elbow surgery.

Barnette now 6-3, 2.09

08/20/2016
Keeping Track  Where area stars meet their future
Where area stars meet their future

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

Ishikawa raises average

Federal Way High School graduate Travis Ishikawa -- who played four games at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma against the Rainiers recently -- has raised his batting average to .269 (52-for-193) and is batting third for the Sacramento Rivercats of the San Francisco Giants organization.
Ishikawa has 10 home runs and 10 doubles and has racked up 41 RBI with 25 runs scored.

Kela 3-1 for Texas Rangers

Chief Sealth graduate Keone Kela now has a 3-1 record for the Texas Rangers and since coming back from surgery has lowered his earned run average to 6.11. He has thrown 17.2 innings total in 19 games this year and has 25 strikeouts with seven walks.

Barnette drops ERA to 1.93

Thomas Jefferson graduate Tony Barnette has lowered his ERA to 1.93 as another member of the Texas Rangers bullpen.
Barnette has a 6-3 record and has thrown 51.1 innings over 44 games, striking out 37 and walking 13.

Conger now hitting .228

Federal Way native Hank Conger is now hitting .228 (13-for-57) since being sent down to the Durham Bulls of the Tampa Bay Rays organization.

08/16/2016
Keeping Track
Photo credit: 
Tim Clinton

Travis Ishikawa goes up to bat for the Sacramento Rivercats.

Sports events worth keeping an eye on

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

High schools

Fall tryouts
Tryouts for high school football get underway Wednesday across the state of Washington and tryouts for all other fall sports start Monday.
Contact respective schools for more information on offerings and practice times.

Pros

Seahawks
Seattle plays its first home preseason game of the year Thursday, taking on the Minnesota Vikings at 7 p.m. at CenturyLink Field.
The action can be seen live on Channel 13 television.
The Seahawks are coming off a stunning 17-16 win over the Kansas City Chiefs on a Hail Mary pass and a two-point conversion as time ran out Saturday.

Mariners
Seattle is in Anaheim playing the Los Angeles Angels at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, before coming home to Safeco Field for the weekend.
The Mariners play the Milwaukee Brewers -- formerly known as the Seattle Pilots in 1969 -- at 7:10 p.m. Friday, 6:10 p.m. Saturday and 1:10 p.m. Sunday at Safeco Field.
The New York Yankees then come into town, playing 7:10 p.m. games Monday and Tuesday.

08/16/2016
Sportswatch for the week of Aug. 17-23
Photo credit: 
Jeff Clinton

Mike Zunino (left), Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners come home to face the Milwaukee Brewers and New York Yankees this week.

Sports events worth keeping an eye on

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

High schools
Fall tryouts
Tryouts for high school football get underway Wednesday across the state of Washington and tryouts for all other fall sports start Monday.
Contact respective schools for more information on offerings and practice times.

Pros
Seahawks
Seattle plays its first home preseason game of the year Thursday, taking on the Minnesota Vikings at 7 p.m. at CenturyLink Field.
The action can be seen live on Channel 13 television.
The Seahawks are coming off a stunning 17-16 win over the Kansas City Chiefs on a Hail Mary pass and a two-point conversion as time ran out Saturday.

Mariners
Seattle is in Anaheim playing the Los Angeles Angels at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, before coming home to Safeco Field for the weekend.
The Mariners play the Milwaukee Brewers -- formerly known as the Seattle Pilots in 1969 -- at 7:10 p.m. Friday, 6:10 p.m. Saturday and 1:10 p.m. Sunday at Safeco Field.
The New York Yankees then come into town, playing 7:10 p.m. games Monday and Tuesday.

08/15/2016
Sports events worth keeping an eye on

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

High schools
Fall tryouts
Tryouts for high school football get underway Wednesday across the state of Washington and tryouts for all other fall sports start Monday.
Contact respective schools for more information on offerings and practice times.

Pros
Seahawks
Seattle plays its first home preseason game of the year Thursday, taking on the Minnesota Vikings at 7 p.m. at CenturyLink Field.
The action can be seen live on Channel 13 television.
The Seahawks are coming off a stunning 17-16 win over the Kansas City Chiefs on a Hail Mary pass and a two-point conversion as time ran out Saturday.

Mariners
Seattle is in Anaheim playing the Los Angeles Angels at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, before coming home to Safeco Field for the weekend.
The Mariners play the Milwaukee Brewers -- formerly known as the Seattle Pilots in 1969 -- at 7:10 p.m. Friday, 6:10 p.m. Saturday and 1:10 p.m. Sunday at Safeco Field.
The New York Yankees then come into town, playing 7:10 p.m. games Monday and Tuesday.

08/15/2016
Sportswatch: For the week of Aug. 17-23

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

Ishikawa raises average

Federal Way High School graduate Travis Ishikawa -- who played four games at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma against the Rainiers recently -- has raised his batting average to .269 (52-for-193) and is batting third for the Sacramento Rivercats of the San Francisco Giants organization.
Ishikawa has 10 home runs and 10 doubles and has racked up 41 RBI with 25 runs scored.

Kela 3-1 for Texas Rangers

Chief Sealth graduate Keone Kela now has a 3-1 record for the Texas Rangers and since coming back from surgery has lowered his earned run average to 6.11. He has thrown 17.2 innings total in 19 games this year and has 25 strikeouts with seven walks.

Barnette drops ERA to 1.93

Thomas Jefferson graduate Tony Barnette has lowered his ERA to 1.93 as another member of the Texas Rangers bullpen.
Barnette has a 6-3 record and has thrown 51.1 innings over 44 games, striking out 37 and walking 13.

Conger now hitting .228

08/12/2016
Keeping Track: Where area stars meet their future
Photo credit: 
Tim Clinton

Travis Ishikawa goes up to bat for the Sacramento Rivercats.

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