Daily Archives: November 2, 2012

Friday preview: Bainbridge edition


Here’s the Friday preview: Bainbridge edition for Nov. 2. Feel free to give your events a plug in the comment section below. Read the Sun’s regional Friday preview here. Above, a still moment on Eagle Harbor Thursday after days of heavy rain. (Tad Sooter photo)

Weather: The National Weather Service is boldly predicting partly sunny skies and a high of 58 degrees for today. Expect rain to return Saturday and Sunday.

Sports: The playoffs are in full swing. Spartans swimmers take to the pool for the district prelims at 4:30 p.m. today on Mercer Island. Football visits Columbia River High at 7 p.m. tonight. Bainbridge volleyball beat Bellevue 3-0 Thursday to earn a shot against Mercer Island in the district semifinals 11 a.m. Saturday at Chief Sealth.

A long list of playoff matches are slated for Saturday. See a full sports schedule here and follow the Sun’s PrepZone page on Facebook for updates.

Around the island: 

  • Cyclists of all ages and levels are welcomed to the Farm Fresh Bike Scramble, a fundraising ride for the Gear Grinders high school mountain bike club. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Johnson Farm.
  • Pick up this week’s Islander for more event listings and tell us about your events in the comment section below.

Inside the Islander: Read about the Bainbridge bag ban and the history of Beans Bight.

The week in review: 

 Coming Up: Bainbridge Island Land Trust hopes to preserve a near-pristine shoreline property.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates throughout the week. Contact Bainbridge reporter Tad Sooter at tad.sooter@gmail.com.