Bainbridge Islander preview

islander.4.19We’re revamping our Friday blog post to feature more Islander content. Here is the Bainbridge Islander preview for April 19.


Shooting for the stars | The Bainbridge High School Rocket Team celebrates a successful first season.

Locals respond to the Boston tragedy | Bainbridge Island runners witnessed the destruction of the Boston Marathon bombings first-hand. See an islander’s photos here.

School closure grows more likely | Two of the three proposed options from the School Configuration Committee would result in closing a school.

Sailors excel in Dyes Inlet | Photos from the Silverdale Regatta capture the excitement of sailing without the windburn.

Coming Up: The park district prepares for an overhaul of its flagship baseball fields. Find more Bainbridge news on the Bainbridge Islander page.

Island View:

A sunny view of Eagle Harbor from Pritchard Park on Tuesday. Click and drag the image to scroll around.

Weather: The National Weather Service predicts Friday’s steady rain will give way to scattered showers and partly sunny skies by Sunday. We may see more sunshine and temperatures in the 60s next week.

Sports: The Spartans varsity squads are on the road this weekend. In sports news, two BHS doubles tennis teams are expected to make an impact at state, soccer star Natalie Vukic committed to Utah, and injuries are “testing the versatility” of the boys soccer team.

See a full Spartans schedule here and follow the Sun’s Prepzone on Facebook for updates.

Weekend Happenings:

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates throughout the week. Contact Bainbridge correspondent Tad Sooter at