The Ballard High girls basketball team beat Eastlake 56-48 last night, and for the first time since the school opened in 1903, they’re headed to the state tournament. “The only word it seemed I heard when I came to the team this year was, state,” said Jeanette Hansen, the 6-foot-5 Danish exchange student. “I asked, […]
After beating Lake Washington at home on Wednesday, the 19-2 Ballard girls basketball team takes on Eastlake at Juanita High School, tonight at 6:30 p.m. It’s game two in the King County 4a playoff tournament, as Ballard continues its quest to the state tournament. Go Beavers!
A memorial service and funeral mass have been scheduled for longtime Ballard High teacher Toni Bukowski who died of cancer on Friday. The memorial service is this Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Greenwood Square, 8420 Greenwood Ave. N. Funeral mass will be held Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Benedict’s Church, 1805 […]
The top two girls basketball teams in the Mountain Division met last night at Roosevelt, and the Ballard Beavers lost this time, 44-31. Now both teams are tied with 12-2 records in the division with one game to go in regular season play. The Ballard girls are a great story this season, and everyone in […]
Ballard High’s Toni Bukowski, who won the “Science Teacher of the Year” award in 2003, died of breast cancer on Friday. “She was one of those teachers: irrepressible, inspirational, energetic, amazing,” writes Peggy Sturdivant in her Ballard blog. “Absolutely one of the warmest and most caring people.” Memorial arrangements are pending. Update: “She touched the […]
How cool is this? Ballard High senior Sami Kubo was at the Sundance Film Festival last week where her short film, “Disorder,” was screened as part of the Adobe Youth Voices initiative. “I loved it,” she told The Big Blog. “Everything blew me away, kind of.”
The undefeated Ballard High School girls basketball team keeps rolling. They won all three of their games at the Surf ‘N Slam tournament in San Diego, beating St. Mary’s from Berkeley in the title game, 47-44. Senior guard Evangeline Spracklin (pictured) had a game-high 24 points against Eastlake of Chula Vista, California. You can check […]
The undefeated Ballard Beavers girls basketball team is headed to San Diego for the Surf ‘n Slam tournament, with games starting tomorrow through the 29th. You can see the brackets here (girls “surf” division). By the way, the Seattle Times has ranked Ballard 8th in the 4A class.
It was the clash of the unbeatens in girls basketball last night, but Ballard High obliterated Roosevelt, 50-26. Jeanette Hansen, a 6-foot-5 foreign exchange student from Denmark (Ballard’s secret weapon), scored 10 points. “It was really big,” she told the Seattle Times. “A lot of people didn’t think we could beat Roosevelt, but we beat them […]