Sports

Renton High School’s Justin Gunn will play shortstop and pitch for the Indians baseball team this spring. Twenty-eight players turned out to this year

Strength in numbers

When Michael Johnson took over the Renton High baseball team two weeks before the 2007 season, the program had 12 players and a negative figure in the budget. Just one year later, the Indians’ turnaround is already in full swing.

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Renton High School’s Justin Gunn will play shortstop and pitch for the Indians baseball team this spring. Twenty-eight players turned out to this year

The Renton co-ed tennis team is looking to continue improving in 2008.

The Renton co-ed tennis team is looking to continue improving in 2008.

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TODAY

TODAY

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No. 1 boys singles player Justin Wu pushes a roller across the rain-soaked tennis courts at Renton High School as the team prepares for a match against Highline High School.

Working hard

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No. 1 boys singles player Justin Wu pushes a roller across the rain-soaked tennis courts at Renton High School as the team prepares for a match against Highline High School.
Hazen’s Andrey Levkiv warms up with the shotput at track practice at Hazen. Levkiv has thrown the third-longest distance in the nation this season

Andrey Levkiv came painfully close to a 3A state shot-put title in 2007. Just a sophomore, he finished an inch and a half behind the leader and in third place.

Andrey Levkiv came painfully close to a 3A state shot-put title in 2007. Just a sophomore, he finished an inch and a half behind the leader and in third place.

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Hazen’s Andrey Levkiv warms up with the shotput at track practice at Hazen. Levkiv has thrown the third-longest distance in the nation this season

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Wheelchair athletes compete in tourney

There was nothing really different about the basketball games played at Renton High School over the weekend, other than the fact the players were in wheelchairs.

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Winding up

With efforts like Hazen’s Nathan Bunch’s March 24 start against Lindbergh, the Highlanders will a be a tough match for any team in 2008.

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Meets on March 27

Meets on March 27

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Dave Hill of Spokane

Save Our Skatepark

The building is too big, too fancy and too expensive. The reasons why Skatebarn West might be forced to close its doors are easy to find. The solutions are much more difficult to come by.

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Dave Hill of Spokane
Brandon Schaefer signs his letter of intent to play soccer at Evergreen State College. Renton High School athletic director Charles James (left) and Brandon’s father Duane Schaefer watch.

Schaefer joins Geoducks

Renton High’s Brandon Schaefer has signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Evergreen State College.

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Brandon Schaefer signs his letter of intent to play soccer at Evergreen State College. Renton High School athletic director Charles James (left) and Brandon’s father Duane Schaefer watch.
Renton’s Marquez Croon awaits the “set” signal at the start of the 4x100 relay in a meet at Renton Memorial Stadium April 3.

On your marks…

The Renton High track teams have grown accustomed to winning. The boys team has won seven consecutive league titles, the girls team has been nearly as dominant recently, and both are off to a 3-0 start in 2008.

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Renton’s Marquez Croon awaits the “set” signal at the start of the 4x100 relay in a meet at Renton Memorial Stadium April 3.

Briefs

Tyee scored a late goal to beat Renton 1-0 on April 4. Frank Martinez scored the goal and was assisted by Mostafa Hedayat. Jose Rivera recorded the shutout for the Totems (1-5, 1-5).

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Baseball

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ADVANCED FLY-CASTING CLASS

ADVANCED FLY-CASTING CLASS

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Hannah Sherwood

Slapping to the top

Pesky, irksome, or downright frustrataing. You can call the Liberty slapping Patriots whatever you want because once they hit the field, they won’t slow down enough to hear you. The Liberty softball team is using slapping, speed and small-ball to have a big season in 2008.

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Hannah Sherwood

Briefs

Liberty started the week of play by losing to Bellevue 12-3 on April 8. The Patriots (7-3, 6-2) took an early lead in the top of the first inning, but gave it up in the bottom of the inning. Bellevue (4-7, 3-5) then went up 9-1 after four innings.

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Rec calendar

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Junior Dustin Stevens

Trial by fire

With three sophomores, five freshmen and two coaches coaching high school soccer for the first time, the sky’s the limit for the 2008 Lindbergh soccer team.

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Junior Dustin Stevens