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BASKETBALL: Foster’s Sahara Hill posts triple-double as Bulldogs beat Foss

The Foster girls basketball team kicked off the season with a 69-26, non-league win over Foss Monday.The Bulldogs (1-0) took a 46-16 lead at the… Continue reading

PREPS OF THE MONTH: November

YOHANNA SALZANO, FosterGrade: Sophomore.Sport: Cross country.Accomplishment: Salzano torched much of the field at the Class 2A sub-district meet, clocking a 19:27.8 and finishing in fourth… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2010

FOOTBALL: Foster knocks off Eatonville, clinches state berth

The Foster High football team was given an early jolt in a Class 2A state preliminary game against Eatonville Friday, Nov. 5. That jolt came in the form of Eatonville's Stephen Howell, who returned a kickoff 56 yards for a touchdown and handed the Bulldogs an early 7-3 first-quarter deficit. Instead of panicking, the Bulldogs did what they've done all season. They regrouped.

FOOTBALL: Consistency key to success for Rodriguez, Bulldogs this season

All Foster High quarterback Aaron Rodriguez needed was a little consistency. This season, that’s exactly what the senior standout has received.

GOLF: Powerful swing propels Foster High’s Ross

Foster High's Jonathan Ross was stuck in golf limbo with too much time on his hands and a state berth at stake. Should he go for the green? Or should he play it safe? Waiting for his tee time on a short par-5 at Fort Lewis' Eagles Pride Golf Course during last fall’s district qualifier, the dilemma played out in Ross' mind like the final scene from the movie “Tin Cup.” "I had a lot of time to think about what I was doing," said Ross, a 6-foot-4, 220-pound senior with light-tower power and a swing to match. "There was a big backup. Instead of getting up there and doing it, I had a lot of time to think about it." As the time passed, the pressure built upon the shoulders of Ross, who began playing golf competitively as a freshman and ascended quickly enough to advance to the state tournament as a sophomore. Now, he was looking for back-to-back berths. But the conundrum remained.

FOOTBALL: Foster wins again, off to best start since 2003

The beat continued for the Foster High football team on Friday, Sept. 17. Behind a huge performance by running back Cedric Cooper, the Bulldogs rolled over Highline 41-14 in its Seamount League opener. Cooper rushed for 151 yards and four touchdowns on 24 carries. He ran for two 4-yard touchdowns, one from 5-yards out and broke free for a 20-yard scoring run in the second quarter.

CROSS COUNTRY: Foster’s Salzano ready to challenge state’s elite

Foster cross-country coach Bill Napier knew he had a special runner the instant he saw Yohana Salzano don her shoes and hit the track three years ago.

VOLLEYBALL: Foster’s Tapealava setting up for success

It was a hard drive to the hoop. Something Lesieli Tapealava had done a thousand times before. This time, however, it was different. Instead of finding the hoop, Tapealava was met by a pair of defenders, both of whom sent her crashing to the court.

FOOTBALL: Rodriguez delivers big night, lifts Bulldogs past Bremerton in opener

It didn't take Foster High quarterback Aaron Rodriguez to find a midseason groove.In fact, Rodriguez found that groove in the season opener last Friday night,… Continue reading

SOUNDERS: Seattle knocks off Chivas USA, advances to U.S. Open Cup championship

Perfection continued for the Seattle Sounders FC on Wednesday night at sold-out Starfire Sports Stadium in Tukwila. Behind a pair of goals by forward Nate Jacqua and two assists from Steve Zakuani, the Sounders turned back Chivas USA in a U.S. Open Cup semifinal game 3-1 in front of 4,547 fans.

Velocity Taekwondo moves from Tukwila to Kent

The location has changed, but the world-class instruction will remain the same for Velocity Taekwondo, which moved from Tukwila to Kent earlier this month.

Starfire connection: Sounder Roger Levesque plays at his best in Tukwila stadium

He might be a native of Portland, Maine, but Roger Levesque has found a home in the Pacific Northwest. Maybe none more comfortable than the cozy confines of Tukwila’s Starfire Sports Stadium, part of a plush 54-acre athletic facility that has become a local soccer mecca in just five short years.

A new year, a new horizon for Foster football

He waited patiently for his turn, making stops in Kent, Puyallup and Auburn, among other places that dot the prep football landscape. That patience has finally paid dividends for Jim Sutrick. Now he's hoping it pays off for the Foster High football program as well.

Foster sees big jump in soccer squad

Looking around at practice this spring, Foster girls soccer coach Heather Deleza couldn’t help but notice: It’s a little crowded.

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