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Athletics News

List of 10 news stories.

  • 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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  • 2021-2022 Upper School Winter Sports Wrap Up

    The Bush School Blazers Varsity Boys and Girls basketball teams officially wrapped up the 2021-2022 season on Saturday, February 19.  The Nordic Ski program has one last outing scheduled for Sunday, March 6, The Ozbaldy Race at Cabin Creek in Easton, Washington. 
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  • January Trail Blazer Spotlight: Amaré F. ‘23

    Amaré F. ’23 favorite subject in school is English. 

    “I love the way you’re able to express complete thoughts with writing and make sense of what’s going on in your head, and how unique writing can be,” he said. “There’s no one style, there’s no one way of writing, it’s just a form of expression that comes in all different types.”
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  • Jo Ito Named Emerald Emerald Sound Conference Athletic Director of the Year

    It was 2004 and a young Jo Ito, just barely out of college, landed the job of athletic director at the International School of Düsseldorf in Germany. 

    “I was finishing up my degree and started coaching at the International School of Düsseldorf. The timing just happened to work out where the athletic director moved on, and I applied as a young, inexperienced sports administrator, and landed the job,” Jo said. “I enjoyed working at the school, the kids, and coaching. The opportunity fell into my lap, and I never looked back.” 
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  • December Trail Blazer Spotlight: Varsity Girls Soccer Seniors 

    “From freshman season to their final game, these seniors pushed each other every minute of each practice, knowing it would make each individual better and the team and program stronger,”  - Bush Head Girls Varsity Soccer Coach Marcelino Dumpit

    For their effort not only this season, but years of commitment on the pitch, the Bush Athletic Department is pleased to announce the six seniors—Elle J., Carolina H., Elie K., Addie Z., Eva S., and Alexandra L.—as the Trail Blazers of the Month.
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  • 2021 Upper School Fall Sports Wrap Up

    It was a welcome return to a regular sports schedule this fall for The Bush School student-athletes after the 2020 season was adjusted due to the pandemic. The Blazers officially wrapped up the 2021 season on Saturday, November 13 with the Varsity Girls Soccer team advancing all the way to the state quarterfinals, falling on penalty kicks. From the first practices in the blazing August sun, to the last games in the late rainy, and cold autumn evenings, all six fall sports teams put forth an amazing effort.
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