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MTHS winter sports preview: Wrestlers to be put to test with double dual meet Friday

MTHS winter sports preview: Wrestlers to be put to test with double dual meet Friday

By Doug Petrowski: You should excuse Mountlake Terrace High School wrestling coach Kanoe Vierra if he seems a little distracted heading into the 2012-13 season. He not only coaches the Hawk wrestlers, but is busy preparing end-of-quarter grades in the English classes he teaches at Scriber Lake High School, where, by the way, he is the Dean of Students too. Vierra also took some time off for the su... »

MTHS winter sports preview: Boys swim team looking to have solid season

MTHS winter sports preview: Boys swim team looking to have solid season

By Doug Petrowski Second in a series previewing the Mountlake Terrace High School 2012-13 winter season sports teams. While not the biggest or most competitive boy’s swim team in the 3A Wesco South division last year, the Mountlake Terrace Hawks were a close knit group that swam hard and built close friendships with each other. This year’s team co-captains, senior Armen Nalbandyan and junior Wyatt... »

MTHS winter sports preview: After loss of key players, boys basketball team seeks to ‘make our own mark’

MTHS winter sports preview: After loss of key players, boys basketball team seeks to ‘make our own mark’

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski First in a series previewing the Mountlake Terrace High School 2012-13 winter season sports teams. For Coach Nalin Sood, the MTHS boys basketball team that went 23-3 last year, captured the 3A Wesco league championship and earned a WIAA 3A State Tournament berth was a group that achieved great success, “but last season is exactly that, last season. This year we ho... »

MTHS basketball tips off with Jam Session XIX

MTHS basketball tips off with Jam Session XIX

Story and photos by Doug Petrowski Students, parents and fans enjoyed a night of music, games, cheer performances and basketball – lots of basketball – at the Mountlake Terrace High School Jam Session XIX Tuesday night. Both the boys and girls MTHS basketball teams were introduced, then played hard-fought intersquad games. In the girls’ game, the Red squad defeated the Black squad, 47-31. In the b... »

Jam Session XIX kicks off MTHS basketball season Tuesday

Jam Session XIX kicks off MTHS basketball season Tuesday

Hawks fans will get their first look at the 2012-13 Mountlake Terrace basketball teams Tuesday when the squads take part in Jam Session XIX beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the MTHS gymnasium. Admission is $7, or $5 with a donation of canned food or a blanket. The event includes introductions of the MTHS boys and girls basketball teams by their head coaches, Nalin Sood and Patrick Brophy, a 3-point compe... »

Stone confirms offer to walk-on as Husky; says he’s still exploring options

Stone confirms offer to walk-on as Husky; says he’s still exploring options

By Doug Petrowski While Mountlake Terrace Hawk Mason Stone has been offered an opportunity to make the University of Washington football team next fall as a walk-on, the senior flanker/defensive back doesn’t know yet if he will pursue becoming a Husky. “I’m not sure yet,” Stone said. “I want to see out all my other options before I go making my decision.” Word leaked out Wednesday that Stone had b... »

MTHS athletes earn All-Wesco team honors

MTHS athletes earn All-Wesco team honors

A number of Mountlake Terrace High School Hawks earned All-Wesco team designations for their efforts this past fall season. Here is the list of MTHS All-Wesco honorees: Football Wesco 3A South First Team: Jr. Devante Downs, running back; Jr. Jevin Pahinui, offensive line; Devante Downs, linebacker; Jevin Pahinui, defensive line; Sr. Mason Stone, defensive back Second Team: Sr. Beau Kennedy, quarte... »

Riley Morgan takes fifth in state at 3A girls swimming championship

Riley Morgan takes fifth in state at 3A girls swimming championship

Mountlake Terrace High School senior Riley Morgan improved on her showing from last year, placing fifth in the 50 meter freestyle at the 2012 WIAA 3A Girls State Swimming Championships Saturday in Federal Way. Morgan finished the event finals with a time of 24.54, a new MTHS school record; the 50 meter freestyle title was won by junior Anna Keane of Meadowdale with of time of 23.36. Morgan had pla... »

Shannon to redshirt his freshman year at Montana State

Shannon to redshirt his freshman year at Montana State

By Doug Petrowski MTHS alum Ryan Shannon won’t be seeing any game action while a member of the Montana State University men’s basketball team this season as he has decided to redshirt his freshman year with the Bobcats, according to Mountlake Terrace Head Coach Nalin Sood. By skipping any playing time, Shannon preserves four years of college eligibility to play basketball at Montana State st... »

City exploring options after Ballinger Lake Golf Course abruptly closes

City exploring options after Ballinger Lake Golf Course abruptly closes

By Doug Petrowski Golfers have one less option for play in the area as the nine-hole Ballinger Lake Golf Course in Mountlake Terrace abruptly closed on Monday. The management company for the golf course, Hardy Golf, posted a notice on Twitter and Facebook on Sunday stating, “Hardy Golf LLC will no longer be operating Ballinger Lake Golf Course for the City of Mountlake Terrace.” City crews were at... »

MTHS senior Riley Morgan headed to state swimming championships

MTHS senior Riley Morgan headed to state swimming championships

Story and photos by Doug Petrowski Mountlake Terrace High School senior Riley Morgan was named to the All-Wesco 3A South Girls Swim Team Monday for her season’s efforts in 100 meter butterfly competition. Morgan is heading to the WIAA Girls State Swimming and Diving Championships this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9-10, at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, where she will comp... »

MTYAA Juniors complete perfect season, win division championship

MTYAA Juniors complete perfect season, win division championship

The MTYAA Juniors completed a perfect season by winning their division’s championship in the Northwest Junior Football League Saturday evening at Nathan Hale High School in Seattle. The Junior Hawks beat the Silver Lake Juniors, 23-14, and finished the 2012 season with a record of 9-0. Other MTYAA results from the final week of the NJFL schedule: Midgets: Lost to the Skyline Black Cubs, 26-6 Peewe... »

Time runs out on Hawks’ 2012 season

Time runs out on Hawks’ 2012 season

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski On a night when clocks are turned back an hour, the Mountlake Terrace Hawks would like to turn back the game clock of their 3A Quad District football playoff game to replay the second quarter, when the offense fumbled once and punted twice, and the defense gave up three touchdowns. The Kennedy Catholic Lancers built a 21-3 halftime lead from its second quarter per... »

Good showing for MTHS cross-country runners at state championships

Good showing for MTHS cross-country runners at state championships

By Doug Petrowski Mountlake Terrace High School runners Jack Pierce and Ella Schroth had good showings at the WIAA 3A State Cross Country Championships Saturday in Pasco, with Pierce finishing 38th out of 175 state qualifiers and Schroth crossing the line 51st out of 170 competitors. Pierce, a junior, and Schroth, a freshman, were the only members of the Hawk cross country teams to qualify for the... »

MTHS Football Booster Club spreads the word: ‘Go Hawks’

MTHS Football Booster Club spreads the word: ‘Go Hawks’

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski So what’s with all the “Go Hawks” signs around town, and who is responsible for them popping up suddenly? Give credit to the MTHS Football Booster Club. “The football boosters have flocked the city with Go Hawk signs,” said club president Susan Esparza. “You will find them up and down 44th and a few on 56th.” More signs were seen on 236th Street Southwest and on 4... »

Hawk swimmers begin quest Friday for state qualifying times

Hawk swimmers begin quest Friday for state qualifying times

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski Several Hawks are competing at the District 3A Girls Swimming Championships this weekend at the Marysville-Pilchuck pool with hopes of strong showings and, perhaps, qualifying for the state meet later this month. The district meet begins at 5 p.m. Friday with preliminary heat races; championship heats are set for Saturday beginning at 4 p.m. Mountlake Terrace seni... »

Brier-Terrace Middle students eligible to apply for ski school scholarships

Seventh and eighth grade students at Brier-Terrace Middle School are eligible to apply for a ski school scholarship award that includes Edmonds-Shoreline Snosports ski lessons, lift ticket expenses and transportation for the upcoming ski season. The Wesley Birkett-Smith Memorial Ski School Scholarship Award is made available to middle schoolers in the Edmonds School District. Interested students m... »

Hawks plan to be ‘dialed in’ for Saturday’s state playoff football game

Hawks plan to be ‘dialed in’ for Saturday’s state playoff football game

By Doug Petrowski Playing only its second postseason football game in 52 years, the Mountlake Terrace Hawks don’t have a lot of experience to fall back on as they prepare for their Quad-District matchup with Kennedy Catholic (Burien) on Saturday. But Hawk Head Coach Tony Umayam thinks he knows what it is going to take to get that first playoff win. “Teams have to really be dialed in on what they d... »

Hawks face Kennedy in state playoff game at 7 p.m. Saturday

Hawks face Kennedy in state playoff game at 7 p.m. Saturday

By Doug Petrowski The Mountlake Terrace-Kennedy Catholic Quad-District football playoff game has been scheduled for Highline Stadium, 430 S. 156th St. in Burien, on Saturday, Nov. 3, beginning at 7 p.m. Highline Stadium serves as the home field for the Kennedy Catholic Lancers (6-1) and is near the interchange of Highways 509 and 518 just northwest of Sea-Tac Airport. A “rooter” bus for MTHS stude... »

Pearce, Schroth qualify for State Cross Country Championship

Pearce, Schroth qualify for State Cross Country Championship

By Doug Petrowski MTHS junior Jack Pearce and freshman Ella Schroth qualified for the WIAA State Cross Country Championships with their finishes at Saturday’s 3A District 1 meet in Lakewood. Pearce finished third in the boys field with a time of 16:16.9 over the 5000 meter course at Lakewood High School; Schroth placed 13th in the girls field with a time of 19:49.1. Senior Conner Jungkuntz of Fern... »

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