2015 Star Times: Boys basketball

BOYS Dejounte Murray 6-5, Sr., Rainier Beach The Washington-bound wing proved this season he can excel in all facets of the game. A skilled scorer averaging 24.2 points per game, Murray’s length helps him pull down 13.6 rebounds per game. Also dished out 4.7 assists per game. Ty Gibson 6-3, Sr., Issaquah The KingCo MVP […]

2015 Star Times: Girls basketball

GIRLS Deja Strother 6-4, Sr., Inglemoor The state’s only McDonald’s All-American averages 18 points, 12 rebounds for a team back in the 4A quarterfinals hoping to improve on last year’s third-place finish. Strother, two-time KingCo MVP and Washington signee, was an all-state selection as a junior. Jayde Christopher 5-7, Sr., Cleveland A four-year starter who […]

Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament seedings announced

A popular catchphrase for the Huskies became more poignant Sunday with the release of the Pac-12 conference tournament seedings: “Don’t get Utah’d.” Washington’s women’s basketball team has tossed the warning amongst themselves because Utah, the last-place team in the conference, has won two of the past three matchups against UW. A loss in last year’s […]

State basketball tournament schedule

All opening games take place on Thursday. Sites listed below the classifications. Local teams are in bold. 4A Boys @ Tacoma Dome Kentwood vs. Woodinville, 9 a.m. Richland vs. Davis, 10:30 a.m. Moses Lake vs. Federal Way, 12:15 p.m. Union vs. Issaquah, 2 p.m. 4A Girls @ Tacoma Dome Bellarmine Prep vs. Inglemoor, 3:45 p.m. […]

‘Alan Turing: The Enigma’ leads sales at Parkplace books

Local scene Current best-sellers at Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center, Kirkland (425-828-6546 or parkplacebookskirkland.com). Paperback 1. Alan Turing: The Enigma, Andrew Hodges 2. American Sniper, Christopher Kyle 3. Beatles and Me On Tour, Ivor Davis 4. Someone, Alice McDermott 5. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, Gabrielle Zevan Hardcover 1. Being Mortal, Atul Gawande 2. […]

Top-ranked Rainier Beach meets No. 2 Bellevue in state 3A opening round

It wasn’t completely far-fetched to think an eye-popping, high-profile matchup in the first round of this week’s Class 3A state tournament would occur. In fact, those who attended Sunday’s draw at the WIAA headquarters in Renton were expecting one. Then the slips of paper were selected and the matchup was set for Thursday’s opening round: […]