Keeping Track Where area stars meet their future

By Tim Clinton

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

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Sportswatch: For the week of Aug. 17-23

By Tim Clinton

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.

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.

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.

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Travis Ishikawa goes up to bat for the Sacramento Rivercats.

Keeping Track: Where area stars meet their future

By Tim Clinton

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

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