Block signs with KC
2016 alum AJ Block
2016 alum AJ Block toes the rubber at Safeco Field during his senior year at Newport.
Photo Credit: Ronnie Allen
 
Congrats to 2016 alum AJ Block who just signed a free agent deal with the Kansas City Royals organization. AJ is the 25th Newport alum to play professional baseball. As a senior at Wazzu, AJ led the Pac-12 with 27.2 innings pitched, was tied for 2nd with 34 Ks and had a 34:5 K-BB ratio.

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Newport Baseball Alumni
We set up an alumni group so everyone can stay better connected to each other and the program. Information about future alumni events will be posted here as well.

         Pro Knights
Ethan Paul2015 alum Ethan Paul flashes the leather in the Pirates' organization for the Single-A West Virginia Black Bears of the NY-Penn League.
AJ Block2016 alum LHP AJ Block signed a free-agent deal with the Kansas City Royals in 2020.
 
         Collegiate Knights
ROCHESTER BASEBALL
2019 alum Jason Cobert paints the corners for the Yellow Jackets of the UAA.
BELLEVUE COLLEGE BASEBALL
2018 alums Garrett Gants and Lukas Motta turn it loose for the Bulldogs of the NWAC.
EDMONDS CC BASEBALL
2018 alum Eric Shinjo is on the hump for the Tritons of the NWAC.
LOYOLA MARYMOUNT BASEBALL
2017 alum Alex Lambeau swings the stick for the Lions of the WCC.
COLLEGE OF IDAHO BASEBALL
2017 alum Weston Miller gets dirty for the Yotes of the CCC.
WASHINGTON STATE BASEBALL
2016 alum AJ Block takes the mound for the Cougars of the PAC-12.
CONCORDIA BASEBALL
2015 alum Todd Reese hits the diamond for the Cavaliers of the GNAC.
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         Knights in Baseball
Todd Hollandsworth
1991 alum and 1996 NL ROY is a broadcaster for the Miami Marlins.
Tripper Johnson
2000 alum works for Sosnick Cobbe as a baseball agent.
Ron Romanick
1979 alum is the Mets minor league pitching coordinator.
Greg Goetz
2002 alum is the pitching coach / recruiting coordinator at Seattle University.
Jeff James
2002 alum is an assistant coach at California State University, San Bernardino.
Jason Kim
2005 alum spent two years as Newport freshman head coach before joining varsity as assistant in 2016.
Jordon Franklin
2006 alum was named head coach of the freshman team in 2017.
Bill Sahlinger
2012 alum joined the Knights' staff in 2018 and is currently the varsity pitching coach.
Brad Files
1988 alum joined the Knights' staff as Var assistant in 1997 and took over the head coaching duties in 2014.
Sumair Shah
2014 alum joined the Minnesota Twins organization as an R&D Analyst in 2020.
Rob O'Neil
1989 alum is an asst coach at Stadium HS in Tacoma.
Todd Reese
2015 alum joined the Lakeside Recovery staff as a Senior Team assistant in 2018.
Vinny Guinasso
2015 alum joined the Knights' staff as a JV assistant in 2020.
Will Pierce
2008 grad is currently an assistant coach at Lakeridge HS in Lake Oswego, OR.
 

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2020 KINGCO 4A STANDINGS
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Newport 0 0   0 0
Bothell 0 0   0 0  
Eastlake 0 0   0 0
Inglemoor 0 0   0 0
Issaquah 0 0   0 0
Mt. Si 0 0   0 0  
North Creek 0 0   0 0  
Redmond 0 0   0 0  
Skyline 0 0   0 0
Woodinville 0 0   0 0  

Newport Triple Play Booster Club
Supporting the traditions of Newport Knights Baseball by connecting the past, present and future.

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President: Tim Clarke
Vice Pres: Jonathan Maltos
Communications: Megan Clarke
Treasurer: Kristin Stay
Secretary: Erin Thomas


 
Legendary Coaches
The pursuit of excellence and tradition instilled by former head coaches Bob Albo and Brian Fischer survives today.Brian Fischer and Bob Albo

Bob Albo Field
Named after the legendary coach in March 2012, Bob Albo Field is one of the best high school baseball facilities in the state.
 

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