Bainbridge Island Rowing

BIR Press Archive

Bainbridge Island Rowing has always been fortunate to receive extensive coverage of our landmark moments, competitive victories and claims to fame in the local press. Here is a sample of those articles, with links to their permanent online locations.

Articles are sorted by competitive season and intended to line up with the race results found elsewhere at on both the Masters Regatta Honor Roll and Juniors Regatta Honor Roll pages.


Either Oar Proposition: BHS Athlete Enlists Rowers For A New Crew Club (April 11, 2001)


Rowing Team Will Test The Waters (March 20, 2002)

Nothing Motley About This Crew (May 28, 2002)


Different Folks, Same Strokes (June 19, 2004)


Memories Of A Truly Golden Moment (August 30, 2004)

Rowing Club Gliding Along (June 22, 2005)


BIRC Win At Green Lake (August 16, 2006)


Rowers Ready For Competition (November 9, 2007)

Rowers Take Silver At Local Regatta (November 24, 2007)

Rowers, Sailors Find Success In Early Season Meets (June 9, 2008)

Bainbridge Rowers Not Deterred By Weather In Training For National Title (June 11, 2008)


Rowers Qualify For Nationals (May 21, 2009)


Bainbridge Island Rowing Honors Founder (October 17, 2009)

All-Island Rowing Regatta Set for March 14 (March 4, 2010)


Bainbridge Rowers Swamp Competition At B.C. Regatta (May 4, 2012)

Rowers Take Home Medals From Districts (June 2, 2011)

Three Bainbridge Boats Place In Top 10 At Nationals (June 17, 2012)


Bainbridge Crews Bring Home Medals From Covered Bridge Regatta (April 22, 2013)

Bainbridge Crews Make History With Spectacular Showing At Brentwood (May 6, 2013)

BIR 8+ Girls Win At Windermere (May 15, 2013)

BI Rowers Power Through Regionals (May 25, 2013)

Bainbridge Rower Helps Virginia Win NCAA Title (June 22, 2012)

Bainbridge Masters Medal At Regional Rowing Championships (July 16, 2013)

Masters From Bainbridge Island Rowing Claim Five Firsts In Regatta (August 10, 2013)


Otter Island Regatta Turns Super Soggy (October 7, 2013)

Bainbridge Island Rowing Wins Big At Seattle Regatta (November 16, 2013)

Bainbridge Rowers Win Top Honor At Regatta (April 21, 2014)

Bainbridge Rowers Excel In Brentwood Regatta (May 2, 2014)

Bainbridge Island Girls Crew Win Lysen Cup at Windermere Regatta (May 5, 2014)

BIR Crew Storms Through Regionals (May 24, 2014)

BHS Crew Team Breaks Into Top 10 At Nationals (June 30, 2014)

BI Crew Does Well At Nationals (June 30, 2014)


Bainbridge Council May Lease Park Land For Boating Center Project (August 5, 2014)

BIR Masters Take Sixth At Regatta (November 17, 2014)

Bainbridge Rowers Win Top Spot In Tourney (February 8, 2015)

Bainbridge’s Design Review Board Gets Look At Proposed Rowing Club Facility (March 7, 2015)

BI Rowers Win Medals In 27 Races (May 3, 2015)

Bainbridge Island Rowers Break Top 10 (June 26, 2015)


Bainbridge Planning Commission OKs Plans For Rowing Center (October 31, 2015)

Masters Rowers Earn Two Gold Medals At Regatta (November 14, 2015)

Bainbridge Rower Defends Her Title (February 21, 2016)

Brown Wins Third Place In Rowing (March 14, 2016)

Bainbridge Rowers Bring Home Gold Medals (May 2, 2016)

Island Rowers Medal At Regatta (May 21, 2016)

Bainbridge Rowers Place In Top 20 At Youth Nationals (June 28, 2016)

Island Masters Rowers Win At Regatta (July 3, 2016)

Pulling Together, Building Together (July 13, 2016)


Bainbridge Rowers Prevail At Head of The Lake And Frostbite Regattas (November 22, 2016)

Ribbon-Cutting Officially Opens Downtown Rowing Center (February 5, 2017)

BI Men’s Masters Claim A Win At Covered Bridge Regatta (May 5, 2017)

Bainbridge Rowers Bring Home Gold From Brentwood Regatta (May 19, 2017)

BI Junior Rowers Win Big At Vancouver Tourney (May 27, 2017)

BIR Alumna On Title-Winning Stanford Squad (June 24, 2017)

BI Junior Rowers Win Finals At Youth Nationals (June 27, 2017)

BI Master Rowers Claim Gold At Northwest Regional Tourney (July 7, 2017)

Bainbridge Rowers Stake Claim At Green Lake Extravanganza (August 27, 2017)


Sea Stars Spared Thanks To Island Effort (September 11, 2017)

BIR Masters And Alumni Race Well At Head Of The Charles (November 12, 2017)

Waterfront Rowing Center Receives A Moniker, Major Donation As Construction Continues (December 3, 2017)

Photo Of The Day: Crew Blue (March 6, 2018)

Bainbridge Rowers Earn Multiple Medals At Covered Bridge Regatta (May 2, 2018)

Bainbridge Rowers Bag Medals At Brentwood Regatta (May 15, 2018)

Island Rowers Qualify For National Tourney In Vancouver (June 4, 2018)

Photo Of The Day: I Got This (June 5, 2018)

BI Rowing Varsity Girls Snag 9th At Nationals (June 23, 2018)

Island Masters Row To Medals At Regionals (July 22, 2018)


If you find any additional online articles with Bainbridge Island Rowing coverage, please send a link along to BIR’s Director of Communications, via the Contact Us page and we will add them to this page asap.