Sunday, June 23, 2013

Alumni Basketball Game 2013 | University of Washington


Isaiah Thomas, center right, is mobbed by teammates at the beginning of the University of Washington Alumni Game Sunday, June 23, 2013, in the Alaska Airlines Arena at the University of Washington in Seattle, Wash. The after-2009 team, in purple, beat the pre-2009 team, in white, 107-104. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Isaiah Thomas watches a basket by a teammate during the University of Washington Alumni Game Sunday, June 23, 2013, in the Alaska Airlines Arena at the University of Washington in Seattle. The after-2009 team, in purple, beat the pre-2009 team, in white, 107-104. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Justin Holiday competes in the slam dunk contest following the University of Washington Alumni Game Sunday, June 23, 2013, in the Alaska Airlines Arena at the University of Washington in Seattle, Wash. The after-2009 team, in purple, beat the pre-2009 team, in white, 107-104. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Will Conroy reacts upon entering the arena at the beginning of the University of Washington Alumni Game Sunday, June 23, 2013, in the Alaska Airlines Arena at the University of Washington in Seattle, Wash. The after-2009 team, in purple, beat the pre-2009 team, in white, 107-104. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Darnell Gant, left, hams up a reaction following his victory in the slam dunk contest following the University of Washington Alumni Game Sunday, June 23, 2013, in the Alaska Airlines Arena at the University of Washington in Seattle, Wash. The after-2009 team, in purple, beat the pre-2009 team, in white, 107-104. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Mike Jensen, bottom, lifts his son, Jacob Jensen, 3, top, to reach the basket during a timeout at the University of Washington Alumni Game Sunday, June 23, 2013, in the Alaska Airlines Arena at the University of Washington in Seattle. The after-2009 team, in purple, beat the pre-2009 team, in white, 107-104. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Will Conroy, center left, is mobbed by teammates at the beginning of the University of Washington Alumni Game Sunday, June 23, 2013, in the Alaska Airlines Arena at the University of Washington in Seattle, Wash. The after-2009 team, in purple, beat the pre-2009 team, in white, 107-104. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Fremont Solstice Parade 2013 | Seattle, Wash.


Thousands gathered under a blue sky to enjoy the quirky sights and sounds of the 25th anniversary of the Fremont Solstice Parade Saturday, June 22, 2013, in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle. The parade, which is usually held at noon, was pushed to 3 p.m. this year. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)















Thursday, June 20, 2013

Magnolia garage fire torches cars; no injuries


Firefighters battle a garage blaze that left several cars destroyed with no reported injuries Thursday, June 20, 2013, on 22nd Avenue West in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle. The fire was quickly put out. The plume of smoke from the fire could be seen for miles. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)





Friday, June 14, 2013

Naming the jaguar cubs | Woodland Park Zoo


Junior, a 14-year-old jaguar, moves through the foliage of his home during a naming ceremony for his son - one male of three young jaguar cubs - at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. Dangling fixtures filled with chicken and scrawled with a potential name waited to be nudged by Junior, prompting his cub's name "choice." Junior perused the names and eventually went to sleep without a solid decision. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)




Thursday, June 13, 2013

Franklin High School graduation | Seattle, Wash.


With diplomas in hand, students tearfully embrace friends and faculty following Franklin High School's graduation ceremony Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Boys cluster together and chat before Franklin High School's graduation ceremony Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Students straighten caps and drape tassels just so before Franklin High School's graduation ceremony Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


As afternoon faded into evening, family and friends packed the stands of Memorial Stadium to watch hundreds of Franklin High School students graduate Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Students take turns accepting awards and scholarships during Franklin High School's graduation ceremony Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Students line up on the sides of the stage to acquire their diplomas at Franklin High School's graduation ceremony Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Students take turns accepting awards and scholarships during Franklin High School's graduation ceremony Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)Students line up on the sides of the stage to acquire their diplomas at Franklin High School's graduation ceremony Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Speakers take turns at the podium during Franklin High School's graduation ceremony Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Keynote speaker Dr. Michael Eric Dyson awaits for his turn to speak to a mass of students and their families during Franklin High School's graduation ceremony Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


A group of students break out in a dance routine from their spot on stage during Franklin High School's graduation ceremony Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


As afternoon faded into evening, family and friends packed the stands of Memorial Stadium to watch hundreds of Franklin High School students graduate Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)

Sunday, June 9, 2013

June baseball | Mariners vs. Yankees


Kendrys Morales warms up on deck during a game against the New York Yankees Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Safeco Field in Seattle. Nearly 44,000 people attended the sunny day game, and the New York Yankees beat the Mariners 2-1. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Kyle Seager, right, unsuccessfully slides into second base during the ninth inning of a game against the New York Yankees Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Safeco Field in Seattle. Nearly 44,000 people attended the sunny day game, and the New York Yankees beat the Mariners 2-1. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


New York Yankees player Mark Teixeira, left, leaps out of the way of a glancing, grounded ball that he sliced downward into home plate during a game Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Safeco Field in Seattle. Nearly 44,000 people attended the sunny day game, and the New York Yankees beat the Mariners 2-1. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Former-Mariner-turned-Yankee Ichiro Suzuki fumbles a foul out ball during a game against the Mariners Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Safeco Field in Seattle. Nearly 44,000 people attended the sunny day game, and the New York Yankees beat the Mariners 2-1. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Kyle Seager warms up on deck with a couple of swings during a game against the New York Yankees Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Safeco Field in Seattle. Nearly 44,000 people attended the sunny day game, and the New York Yankees beat the Mariners 2-1. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


A young lady in the crowd prays hard for a solid hit by the Mariners during a game against the New York Yankees Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Safeco Field in Seattle. Nearly 44,000 people attended the sunny day game, and the New York Yankees beat the Mariners 2-1. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Field officials take a moment between innings to break out into a dance routine to the music being played over the loudspeaker during a Mariners game against the New York Yankees Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Safeco Field in Seattle. Nearly 44,000 people attended the sunny day game, and the New York Yankees beat the Mariners 2-1. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Former-Mariner-turned-Yankee Ichiro Suzuki does his signature bat stretch at the plate during a game against the Mariners Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Safeco Field in Seattle. Nearly 44,000 people attended the sunny day game, and the New York Yankees beat the Mariners 2-1. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Ichiro Suzuki slides into home plate for a run in the eighth inning during a game against the Mariners Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Safeco Field in Seattle. Nearly 44,000 people attended the sunny day game, and the New York Yankees beat the Mariners 2-1. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)