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August 20, 2014

Fall sports sign-ups close Aug. 25

Students interested in participating in fall sports at Mt. Si High School need to turn in completed eligibility packets before they can practice with or tryout for the teams.

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Holland medals at state

August 20, 2014

Contributed Francie Holland earned a silver medal at the Washington Special Olympics Summer Classic Aug. 16. Holland represented the Snoqualmie Valley Special Olympics Golf Team at the state competition at the Walter Hall Golf Course in Everett.

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Francie Holland earned a silver medal at the Washington Special Olympics Summer Classic Aug. 16. Holland represented the Snoqualmie Valley Special Olympics Golf Team at the state competition at the Walter Hall Golf Course in Everett.

Boeing Classic: Memorable moments recalled

August 20, 2014

Tom McKnight said it was a moment that could never be taken away from him.

Who is Tom McKnight, you might ask.

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Valley softball team heads to state

August 15, 2014

When Jessica Kitz moved to Issaquah, she made sure she could still play sports with her teammates in Snoqualmie. Kitz is the catcher on the Snoqualmie Valley Mariners Special Olympics Softball team.

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Local duffer heads to state tournament

August 14, 2014

Francie Holland, 51, of North Bend, will be competing in the Summer Sports Classic, the statewide Special Olympic Golf Tournament Aug. 16 in Everett. She advanced to the state level by winning a gold medal at the Special Olympics Regional Tournament July 27 in Snohomish.

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Go to the light at the end of the tunnel

August 8, 2014

Hikers exploring the Snoqualmie Tunnel will not only be venturing into the pitch darkness, but also taking a walk into our area’s history.

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Ballmer-Couples win Boeing Classic warm-up

August 8, 2014

Ballmer-Couples win the Snoqualmie Showdown

Steve Ballmer and Fred Couples won the match and bragging rights at the Snoqualmie Showdown Aug. 4 at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. The former Microsoft head-honcho teamed up with World Golf Hall of Fame professional golfer to play against Mitch Levy of Sports Radio 950 KJR-AM and Rick Neuheisel, former Washington football coach for a charity event that’s part of the Boeing Classic Golf Tournament.

A gallery of several hundred spectators watched Couples and Ballmer defeat Neuheisel and Levy.

The event, like the Boeing Classic, benefited the Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason. Some Snoqualmie Showdown proceeds also went to A PLUS Youth Program, a local organization that promotes sports as a vehicle to provide the educational resources and character development necessary for student-athletes to succeed in life.

The Boeing Classic, part of the PGA Champions Tour, will be held Aug. 18-24 at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. For information and tickets, visit: www.boeingclassic.com.

 

Snoqualmie man places at World Series of Poker

July 24, 2014

Todd Mossburg of Snoqualmie made the money in the $1,000 No Limit Buy-in event June 8-10 at the 2014 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, Nev.

Mossburg placed 165th out of 2,043 players and earned a $2,059 payout.

For a complete look at how everyone did at all 65 events of the World Series of Poker, go to www.wsop.com/tournament/results.asp.

Fred Couples leads celebrity showdown

July 24, 2014

A foursome of some of Seattle’s biggest names will golf for bragging rights and to raise funds for local charities at the Snoqualmie Showdown.

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Women’s golf tournament scores big for fun, games and charity

July 3, 2014

Kim Ponti and Kelly Brown pose with their caddy, John Methven

Kim Ponti and Kelly Brown pose with their caddy, John Methven

Net winners  Julie Martin and Sue Clinch

Net winners Julie Martin and Sue Clinch

The Ridge Invitational Golf Tournament, hosted by the Ridge Women’s Golf Club, drew 110 golfers to TPC Snoqualmie Ridge June 20-21.

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