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Athletics News

List of 10 news stories.

  • Thursday, September 1: Athletic Information Evening

    Athletic Information Meeting for Middle and Upper School Parents/Guardians
    Date: Thursday, September 1
    Time: 6:00 p.m.
    Location: The Community Room (located right inside the Lower Campus gate)
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  • June Trail Blazer Spotlight: Rex Karjian ‘22 and Kaito Hikino '22

    After the Bush Boys Varsity Soccer team won the inaugural Emerald Sound Conference (ESC) Championship in the spring of 2021, Rex Karjian ‘22 and Kaito Hikino '22 were named captains for the 2022 season and they immediately started preparing.
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  • New Blazers Associate Athletic Director

    The Blazers Athletic Department recently completed its search for the Associate Athletic Director position.  "I am delighted to introduce Mel White as our new Associate Athletic Director" said Jo Ito, Athletic Director at The Bush School.  Mel comes with six years of experience in interscholastic high school sports.  Most recently, she worked as the Assistant Director of Student Life and Athletics at Seattle Prep where her responsibilities included developing leadership opportunities for students-athletes, managing compliance for 800 student-athletes, and overseeing game operations for volleyball, basketball, and football.  In addition to her passion for providing interscholastic athletic opportunities for students of all ages, Mel is a leader in promoting gender equity.  Her work with EmpowHER has resulted in female identifying athletes having better access to strength and conditioning training.  "Our program has grown significantly over the past years and it's exciting to receive additional support.  Mel is the perfect addition to our team - she will help manage our busy workload and keep our focus on finding ways to continue to advance our program.  She is fully aligned with our emphasis on providing student-athletes with well-balanced, inclusive, and positive sports experiences."  Outside of work, Mel enjoys coaching ice hockey for the University of Washington women's club hockey team and loves to get out and play when she gets the chance.
  • HISTORY MADE! Bush Boys Soccer Wins First-Ever 1A State Title!

    The wait was well worth it. Saturday afternoon at Tumwater District Stadium, the Bush Boys Varsity Soccer team won the boys program’s first-ever state championship, as they defeated University Prep 4-0 for the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 1A state title. 
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  • STATE CHAMPS! Cal J. ’24, Quinn C. ’22 Win Doubles Tennis Title

    At the Yakima Tennis Club, Bush Boys Tennis Doubles partners, Cal J. '24 and Quinn C. '22, won their first state title as they defeated Overlake, 6-2, 6-2 on Saturday afternoon. 
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  • Bush Boys Soccer Repeats as Emerald Sound Conference Champs

    For the second straight year, the Bush Boys Soccer team can call themselves champions. On Thursday, May 12 at Washington Park, the Blazers repeated as Emerald Sound Conference champions, defeating University Prep, 4-1.
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  • RSVP For: Upper School Athletic Awards Banquet - Friday, June 3

    Please join us for a celebration in honor of The Bush School’s Upper School student-athletes and coaches on Friday, June 3. This year’s program includes the recognition of individual and team accomplishments, the induction of the Lewis Family into the Bush Athletics Hall of Fame, and the presentation of the major athletic awards.
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  • April Trail Blazer Spotlight: Abby G. ’22

    While Abby G. ’22 has only been running competitively for four years, she brings the energy and passion to the sport of a veteran athlete. 
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  • March Trail Blazer Spotlight: Amanda G. ’22

    There’s a connection between gymnastics and golf for Amanda G. ’22. A life-long gymnast since she could walk, competing in artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, she was introduced to playing golf at four-years-old by her grandparents.
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  • Bush Nordic Ski Team Enjoys Successful Season

    Christine Miller remembers when the entire Bush Nordic Ski team could fit in just one bus. 

    “It was quite a small team before we took a break due to the pandemic,” said Christine, Bush’s Math Department Chair and one of the Nordic coaches. 

    The Blazers, which will finish this year’s season on Sunday, March 6, at The Ozbaldy Race at Cabin Creek in Easton, Washington, had twenty-eight students this winter, enough to fill more than a few buses. 
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