Gold for Saudia

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On July 12, 2014 Lakewood’s Saudia James-Heard won the 14-year girls’ triple jump competition at the AAU/ESPN National Club Championship meet. Saudia broke the 2009 meet record (36′-4.75″) with a jump of 37’ 4.25” and is now the #1 ranked girl’s triple jumper in the nation. Remarkably, this is Saudia’s first year triple jumping. [Read more...]

Lakes Wrestlers compete in USA Wrestling

Lakes' Anesia Ramirez places 3rd (Cadet) in the USA Wrestling National Championships.

By Ken Jones

Five Lakes High School wrestlers are representing the Washington state national team this weekend at the 2014 USA Wrestling National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota. Sienna Ramirez, Anesia Ramirez, Kiaya Van Scoyoc, Andrew Ramirez and Tino Nieves qualified in the Freestyle category. The wrestlers qualified for the team during the Washington State Freestyle & Greco Championships last May. [Read more...]

New Local National Karate Champions

LAKEWOOD – Twenty students from The Washington Karate Associations Lakewood Dojo competed at the National Championships and US team trials for Karate and returned with a total of 28 medals, including eight gold, twelve silver, and eight bronze. Christopher Penna and Tanner Bush earned spots on the junior national team while Angel Ocampo Jr. won a second alternate position on the team. They can now represent team USA at the Jr. Pan-American Championships in Lima, Peru later this summer.

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Pierce County In-District Meeting featured U.S. Open Presentation

Now that the 2014 U.S. Open in Pinehurst, N.C., has concluded, all eyes in the golf world are turned to University Place’s Chamber Bay Golf Course. As part of its ongoing community outreach efforts, Pierce County Council held an in-district meeting on Tuesday, July 8, in University Place, to talk about the 2015 U.S. Open among other items. [Read more...]

National Champions Headed Back Home to Washington

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By Renee Quinn

Defending National Champions have kept their title thanks to a stellar performance at the 2014 YMCA National Gymnastics Championship in Tampa, Florida. Teams from the Lakewood Family YMCA and Mel Korum Family YMCA are headed back home to Washington and accompanying them are numerous medals and a team gold medal for Grace Gymnastics Lakewood Family Y team.

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LSDSC club player openings

The mission of the Lakewood Steilacoom Dupont Soccer Club is to educate & promote development of our local youth to achieve their maximum potential through the sport of soccer.

LSDSC promotes skill development, tactical awareness, mental toughness,physical fitness, leadership & “love of the game” while maintaining high standards of sportsmanship, respect and fair play. Registration is currently open, but coming to a close soon… [Read more...]

Learn about U.S. Open at County Council meeting in University Place July 8

Now that the 2014 U.S. Open in Pinehurst, N.C., has concluded, all eyes in the golf world are now turned to University Place’s Chamber Bay Golf Course. As part of its ongoing community outreach efforts, the Pierce County Council will hold an in-district meeting on Tuesday, July 8, in University Place, to talk about the 2015 U.S. Open among other items.

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