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List of 10 news stories.

  • Add It Up Invitational Recap

    The Varsity Track & Field team had a strong showing at last weekend's Add It Up Invitational hosted by Franklin Pierce High School.

    The team was led by Ela N. who received the Female Athlete of the Meet Award.  She won both the 3200m and the 800m races.  She broke her own school record in 3200m with a time of 11:32.15.  With her time of 2:23.14 in the 800m she set a new league record.  

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  • Blazers Win In Walk-Off Fashion 6-5 Over Pumas

    The Blazers overcame a late rally from the University Prep Pumas to win in walk off fashion on Tuesday night.

     
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  • Blazers Baseball wins 6-1 against Wolves

    The Bush School Blazers won 6-1 against the Coupeville Wolves on Thursday, March 30, 2017 thanks to a collective pitching effort.

     
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  • Season of Promise Begins for Boys Varsity Soccer

    The Blazer soccer boys, fielding a deep, experienced team, opened their season on March 10th with a visit to Class 4A Eastlake High School and gave the hosts all they could handle before falling by a score of 3-2. After trailing early, the Blazers took the lead with two second half goals, only to concede a 77th minute equalizer and a game winner in the last seconds of stoppage time. The next day’s game scheduled at Lynden Christian was postponed due to wet grounds.


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  • Blazers Win on Walk-Off Against Concrete

    The Blazers battled back from a 7-4 deficit in the bottom of the 7th inning to win on a walk-off groundout by Joel B. 

    The Bush School Blazers jumped out to an early 3-1 lead against Concrete High School in the third inning. A turbulent fourth inning plagued by errors allowed Concrete High School to regain the lead as they scored 5 more runs to go ahead 6-3. 
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  • Blazers Overpower Knights on Varsity Baseball Opening Day

    The Bush School Blazers beat the King's Knights 14-5 on Tuesday. Good hitting, aggressive baserunning, and a dominant pitching performance propelled the Blazers to an opening day victory.

    The Bush School Blazers brought their bats to the ballpark in a 14-5 opening day win against the King's Knights on Tuesday. Senior Elliot P. S. dominated on the mound striking out the side in the first inning. He earned the win throwing 5 strong innings. In the top of the second, the Blazers scored 3 runs to stake out an early lead. With the bases loaded in the sixth inning, Sophomore Kai O. drove a shot into into the right center gap and flew around the bases for an inside-the-park grand slam. He also gunned down two baserunners attempting to steal second base in as many attempts. Senior Joel B. had 3 hits in the game and pitched in relief in the sixth and seventh innings. Sophomore Dylan D. flashed leather several times including a diving play to record the last out. The Blazers play Concrete High School at Marymoor Park Wednesday.
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  • Middle School Winter Sports Team Photos

    Congratulations to the winter sport athletes and coaches for successfully completing their winter season! The coaches worked hard on teaching the our young Blazer athletes fundamental technical, tactical and emotional skills, which the they can apply in their future athletic career. We hope to see many of the Sixth and Seventh Grade athletes return to the Middle School athletic program, and are counting on the Eighth Grade athletes to try out for the Junior Varsity or Varsity level next school year. Please save the date for our Middle School End of Year Sports Celebration which will take place on Monday, May 15, 2017. Go Blazers!
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  • Seniors Committed to Playing College Athletics

    On Tuesday, February 14, Bush held a ceremony honoring our five seniors who are committed to playing college athletics. Surrounded by their families, coaches, mentors, and friends, the students—four of whom are Bush Lifers—heard words of praise and encouragement from Athletic Director Jo Ito, Upper School Director Ray Wilson, and Head of School Percy L. Abram. Then, they signed letters of intent and celebrated. Katie, Hugo, Eli, Eamon, and Kate have shown leadership on their teams, in their classrooms, and in our community. We are so proud of them and wish them the best on the next step of their journey.

    Katie: Connecticut College Soccer
    Hugo: Carleton Football
    Eli: St. Olaf Baseball
    Eamon S.: Pomona Soccer
    Kate: NYU Swimming
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  • Upper School Basketball - Blazers Route Eagles

    The Blazer basketball teams enjoyed a clean sweep of the Eastside Prep Eagles on Tuesday January 24th. The Boys Junior Varsity dominated in their victory, starting hot and continuing their succesful season. They were followed by the Varsity Girls, who came out on fire and led nine to two after the first quarter. They cruised through the second, allowing only four points in the first half. Eastside Prep couldn’t find an answer as the Girls finished strong, winning 47-10. The starters played well, including many rebounds by Junior Grace F. and aggressive ball skills from French exchange student Camille B. The win brought their league record to 4-7. The game featured electric performances from the pep band, including Louie Louie, the Office theme song and the Bush fight song. After the Girls game, the Boys Varsity team took the floor. They dominated early as well, with key layups by sophomore Kai O. and senior Doug N. to set the tone. They took a healthy lead into the locker room, and the second half began in much the same way as the first. The Eagles were not to be denied, however, and swooped in to try to steal a victory from the Blazers. Bush fought on, and won 43-30. It was their third league win, and although they still reside in the bottom half of the ECL standings the team is looking up as their season winds down.
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  • Student Voices: Guest author Lucy Caile writes about running

    When Lucy Caile from the Bear Creek cross-country team heard about the Bush boys’ cross-country team’s journey over the past two years, she decided to pursue the story. Lucy, a writer and a runner, interviewed team members and Coach James Batey about how hard the team worked to reach their goals this year. She found their journey compelling and inspiring, and wrote this article to share the story with others.
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