Posts From the monthly archives: "May 2012"

72 days ago, King’s Way defeated Eastside Catholic 19-11 to start the 2012 lacrosse season for both teams. Last night in a Division 1 semi-final game, Eastside Catholic ended King’s Way’s season in the rematch.  It’s been a remarkable 72 days for the Crusaders. Last night’s game showed…(Read More)

In hindsight, maybe Mercer Island should have been less concerned about limiting emotions in the stands and more about getting some on the field. On a rare night where policemen outnumbered streakers in The Jungle at Mercer Island, the Bellevue Wolverines dismantled their hosts from the opening whistle to the final horn. Perhaps the Islanders…(Read More)

SoundLacrosse gallery of the game Eastside Catholic, D1’s most surprising team in 2012, #2 seed and winners of nine games in a row, got throttled on Tuesday 18-2 by Mercer Island. What’s the verdict? An aberration, overrated, feet of clay, or are the Islanders just that good? Personally, I think they’re…(Read More)

gallery here Certainly it is a heated rivalry. For sure it’s rabid fans, a packed house, intense coaches and two of the best lacrosse teams in the state. But it the end, it’s just a great way to spend a Saturday night. In the morning it probably feels a little more great for…(Read More)

Game gallery here Whodathunk, twelve games into the regular season, Coach Lewis Ratcliff’s Eastside Catholic Crusaders would be the hottest team in Division 1? With apologies to the undefeated Issaquah Eagles, the Crusaders are the surprise of this year’s season, and seem to have the inside track on cracking the Mercer/Bainbridge/Issaquah…(Read More)

Coach Dejon Hush and his Lake Washington boys hosted Ian O’Hearn’s Mercer Islanders to finish their three-games-in-five-days gauntlet against the top teams in Washington. The mere thought of Purple Kangaroos battling Snails (you didn’t know that, did you?) is enough to get me out on a blustery Monday…(Read More)