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Beverly Park students surprised with laptops from Olympic Gold Medalists

Beverly Park students surprised with laptops from Olympic Gold Medalists

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, students at Beverly Park Elementary School were surprised with new laptops given out by U.S. Olympic Gold Medalists. U.S. Olympic Gold Medalists Monique Lamoureux-Morando and Jocelyne... [Read more]

Evergreen High School to get new field thanks to Seahawks & King County Parks

Evergreen High School to get new field thanks to Seahawks & King County Parks

Muddy potholes and rained-out practices may soon be a relic of the past at Evergreen High School in White Center, as the school’s dreamed-of synthetic turf field now has the funding to become reality. Highline... [Read more]

Oregon knocks out West Seattle in Little League semi-finals to end season

Oregon knocks out West Seattle in Little League semi-finals to end season

By Luke Olson Sports Editor The West Seattle Little Leaguers are headed home– and they better be prepared to soak in all the praise and achievement from quite a historic run to the Little League... [Read more]

Backs against the wall, West Seattle beats Alaska, 11-2 to advance in World Series

Backs against the wall, West Seattle beats Alaska, 11-2 to advance in World Series

By Luke Olson Sports Editor This time around, the first inning was in favor of the West Seattle Little Leaguers. After surrendering 11 straight runs in the first inning against Idaho two days prior, West... [Read more]

West Seattle can’t recover after Idaho’s catastrophic 11-run first inning

West Seattle can’t recover after Idaho’s catastrophic 11-run first inning

By Luke Olson Sports Editor It was not the start the West Seattle Little League All-Stars were expecting in the first inning of the first round of regionals against Idaho. After Miles Gosztola’s struck... [Read more]

Highline Bears & Seattle Southside Chamber’s Night at Ballpark is Aug. 11

Highline Bears & Seattle Southside Chamber’s Night at Ballpark is Aug. 11

Come watch our very own Highline Bears take on the Gresham Greywolves at Mel Olson Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 11! The Seattle Southside Chamber and the Highline Bears invite all to join them at this family... [Read more]

Fred Hutch Obliteride bike riders will spin through White Center on Sat., Aug. 11

Fred Hutch Obliteride bike riders will spin through White Center on Sat., Aug. 11

Photo courtesy Fred Hutch Obliteride Nearly 2,500 Fred Hutch Obliterideriders will pedal through Puget Sound communities – including White Center – on Saturday, Aug. 11, raising funds to help obliterate... [Read more]

Pitching duel out as Highline Bears fall to Seattle Studs, 1-0

Pitching duel out as Highline Bears fall to Seattle Studs, 1-0

By Luke Olson After Sam Hellinger of the Seattle Studs struck out his eighth batter in the bottom of the third—the Highline Bears could sense the kind of night they were going to endure. But, Hellinger... [Read more]

Hoops4Life Basketball/Skills Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School July 23-27

Hoops4Life Basketball/Skills Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School July 23-27

BASKETBALL/LIFE SKILLS CAMP!!!! @ Mount Rainier High School Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27 This camp started in West Seattle in 1998 for the purpose of creating an affordable camp that would raise... [Read more]

Highline Bears get bitten by Kent Bulldogs Saturday night

Highline Bears get bitten by Kent Bulldogs Saturday night

By Luke Olson Things were rolling quite smoothly for starting pitcher Colin Cortez until a fifth inning debacle that began with a one-out homer by the Kent Bulldogs. That homerun started a seven-run rally... [Read more]

Former Fire Chief Russ Pritchard brings baseball back to the community

Former Fire Chief Russ Pritchard brings baseball back to the community

By Payton Dineen For the past three years, Mel Olson Stadium in White Center has been the home of the Highline Bears summer collegiate baseball team. Every summer since 2015, upwards of 600 fans have... [Read more]

Former UW pitcher for Seattle Studs shuts down Highline Bears 11-0 Thursday

Former UW pitcher for Seattle Studs shuts down Highline Bears 11-0 Thursday

By Luke Olson All the Highline Bears players and coaches knew what was to come on Thursday night against the Seattle Studs. Geoff Brown was on the mound for Seattle. A former Jackson High School standout,... [Read more]

9-runs enough for Highline Bears to notch first win of season Saturday night

9-runs enough for Highline Bears to notch first win of season Saturday night

By Luke Olson It was an offense head coach Josh Evans has been waiting for – one he knew all season long that would be able to produce. After taking a 2-0 lead early in the bottom of the second, the... [Read more]

Offense struggles as North Sound Emeralds blank Highline Bears, 3-0

Offense struggles as North Sound Emeralds blank Highline Bears, 3-0

By Luke Olson It was not long ago head coach Josh Evans would make his case that reliever A.J. Palmer could possibly get some starts for the Highline Bears in the near future after an impressive performance... [Read more]

‘Stuff the Bus’ for WestSide Baby & save $$ at Highline Bears game Friday night

‘Stuff the Bus’ for WestSide Baby & save $$ at Highline Bears game Friday night

Come ‘Stuff the Bus’ for WestSide Baby when the Highline Bears take on the North Sound Emeralds this Friday night, June 15. For every package of diapers you bring to the game, the Highline... [Read more]

Evergreen High graduating student Abel Berhan gets $400,000 to go to Harvard

Evergreen High graduating student Abel Berhan gets $400,000 to go to Harvard

You may have heard of Abel Berhan – his reaction to his acceptance to Harvard went viral, was shared on Facebook more than 500 times and caught the attention of various local news stations: Stanford... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

On Friday (June 8), Highline Public Schools threw a long-bomb touchdown of a party for graduating seniors, who jammed the Museum of Flight in Tukwila to celebrate their milestone with none other than Seattle... [Read more]

UPDATE: Hundreds pack Mel Olson Stadium for Highline Bears; Friday game CANCELLED

UPDATE: Hundreds pack Mel Olson Stadium for Highline Bears; Friday game CANCELLED

UPDATE: Unfortunately, tonight’s Highline Bears game against the North Sound Emeralds has been CANCELLED due to rain. “Although our infield is artificial turf, our outfield has a hard time... [Read more]

Highline Bears comeback not enough, lose 2-1 to Northwest Honkers Saturday

Highline Bears comeback not enough, lose 2-1 to Northwest Honkers Saturday

By Luke Olson Head coach of the Highline Bears, Josh Evans, would walk out of the mound on a cool Saturday evening and pull starting pitcher Nick Horn after just 0.1 innings pitched. Horn could not seem... [Read more]

First pitch of Highline Bears’ 2018 season is this Friday night at Steve Cox!

First pitch of Highline Bears’ 2018 season is this Friday night at Steve Cox!

REMINDER: The Highline Bears will open their 2018 schedule this Friday, June 1 – and will be having fun giveaways and promotions all season! The opening night giveaway is a magnet schedule for the first... [Read more]