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MTHS spring sports preview: Baseball team hopes to ride strong pitching to postseason

MTHS spring sports preview: Baseball team hopes to ride strong pitching to postseason

Still stinging from the abrupt end of their 2013 season, members of the Mountlake Terrace High School baseball team hope to take the lessons learned from last year and turn them into success on the diamond. The Hawks play their first regular season game of the year on Wednesday, March 19, when they host the Lynnwood Royals at Mountlake Terrace High School. First pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m. After... »

Gridiron Booster Club hosting poker tournament March 29 to support MTHS football program

Gridiron Booster Club hosting poker tournament March 29 to support MTHS football program

The Mountlake Terrace Gridiron Booster Club is now accepting registrations for its fifth annual poker tournament to support the MTHS football program. The tourney is set for Saturday, March 29, at the Ellersick Brewery, 5030-208th Street SW, #A. Check-in will begin at 5 p.m., with first cards being dealt at 6 p.m. The tournament offers $1,500 in prize money, and will include a 50/50 raffle, pizza ... »

MTYAA baseball to begin season with March 22 jamboree

MTYAA baseball to begin season with March 22 jamboree

Mountlake Terrace Youth Athletic Association (MTYAA) Pony baseball will throw out its first pitch of the 2014 season on Saturday, March 22, with jamboree games all day long in its Pinto, Mustang and Bronco divisions. Games will be played all around Mountlake Terrace starting at 9 a.m. at the diamonds of Evergreen Playfield and Forest Crest Playfield. The MTYAA Shetland division team for 4-6 year-o... »

MLT Hoops select girls basketball holding tryouts Wednesday

MLT Hoops select girls basketball holding tryouts Wednesday

Seventh- and eighth-grade girls looking to play some spring basketball are invited to tryouts for the MLT Hoops 2014 Spring AAU Select Girls’ basketball teams on Wednesday, March 19, at the Mountlake Terrace High School main gym. Tryouts will be conducted between 6-9 p.m.; players are not required to attend all three hours, just any 90 minute period within the three-hour time frame. Players are re... »

MTHS spring sports preview: Girls tennis team returns experienced starters

MTHS spring sports preview: Girls tennis team returns experienced starters

While short on numbers, the Mountlake Terrace High School girls tennis team will be strong in experience this spring as the squad returns its top three players from 2013. Juniors Nikki Bouche and Allison Lorraine, and sophomore Tina Liu are expected to battle it out for the #1 singles position on the Hawk squad this year. All three competed in the spot at times last season. All three Hawks saw som... »

Spring sports preview: Underclassmen bring needed pitching arms to softball team

Spring sports preview: Underclassmen bring needed pitching arms to softball team

After losing four seniors to a team that finished seventh in the 3A girls state softball tournament last spring, spirits and expectations understandably might be a little lower for the Mountlake Terrace Hawks for their 2014 season. But the outlook at Terrace is as bright as the weather has been for the team’s afternoon practices this past week. Head Coach Shannon Rasmussen is also beaming as she h... »

Two MTHS track team members named March Athletes of Month

Two MTHS track team members named March Athletes of Month

Two members of the Mountlake Terrace High School 2014 track teams have been selected for the March Athlete Highlights by the school’s sports booster club. Seniors Peter Kidane and Barbara Biney will be the focus of the framed publication that will appear at local businesses and organizations this month. Track teams’ coach Russ Vincent made the selection of Kidane and Biney for the MTHS sports boos... »

Cedar Park Christian-MLT loses second game at state tourney

Cedar Park Christian-MLT loses second game at state tourney

The Cedar Park Christian School – Mountlake Terrace Lions were handed their second loss at the WIAA 1B Boys Basketball Tournament Friday. The Lions fell 69-60 to the Three Rivers Christian Eagles at the Spokane Arena. Playing from behind for most of the game, CPCS-MLT tried to mount a fourth quarter comeback, but was kept at bay by strong Eagle free throw shooting. Three Rivers Christian converted... »

Cedar Park Christian-MLT drops first state 1B tourney game to Colton; in consolation round Friday

Cedar Park Christian-MLT drops first state 1B tourney game to Colton; in consolation round Friday

With the poise of veterans, the Cedar Park Christian School – Mountlake Terrace Lions looked sharp in the opening minutes of their first game in the WIAA 1B boys state basketball tournament in Spokane Thursday. But the big size of the Colton Wildcats and the big pressure of the state tourney eventually caught up to CPCS-MLT as Colton ran away in the fourth quarter, defeating the Lions 80-61 in qua... »

As Lynnwood HS girls head for state tourney, these two players are friends for life

As Lynnwood HS girls head for state tourney, these two players are friends for life

Lynnwood seniors Grace Douglas and Jasmin Edwards (right) have been teammates since the first grade. Lynnwood’s Jasmin Edwards and Grace Douglas know each other pretty well on and off the court. How well? As well as two people who started playing basketball in the first grade together and who were involved in each other’s lives on a regular basis since then. The two senior standouts are preparing ... »

Cedar Park Christian School-MLT bound for state 1B boys basketball tourney

Cedar Park Christian School-MLT bound for state 1B boys basketball tourney

For just the second time in school history, the Cedar Park Christian School – Mountlake Terrace Lions have qualified to compete in the final rounds of the WIAA 2014 1B Boys State Basketball Tournament that begin on Thursday, Mar. 6 CPCS-MLT hit the road on Wednesday to trek more than 280 miles to Spokane. site of the 1B Boys Hardwood Classic. The Lions play Colton at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday in quar... »

Eight from MTHS chosen for Wesco all-league teams

Eight from MTHS chosen for Wesco all-league teams

Six Mountlake Terrace Hawk seniors and two juniors were honored for their play this past 2013-2014 winter sports season by being named to all-league teams. The selections are made by Wesco League coaches. Girls Basketball Samantha Romanowski (junior) – All-Wesco 3A 1st team Maddy Kristjanson (senior) – All-Wesco 3A 2nd team Nikkie Froehlich (senior) – All-Wesco Honorable Mention Boys Basketball Gr... »

Boys basketball: Hawks close out season with regional loss to Wilson

Boys basketball: Hawks close out season with regional loss to Wilson

In the cruelest round of the WIAA 3A Boys State Basketball Tournament, the Mountlake Terrace Hawks had their hopes of reaching tourney play at the Tacoma Dome ended Saturday with a 58-38 loss to the Wilson Rams. The defeat not only ended the Hawks’ tournament run, but ended their 2013-2014 season. The team finished the year with a record of 17-8. Terrace earned a share of the Wesco 3A South ... »

MTHS grad gets second chance at basketball; heads to championship tourney this weekend

MTHS grad gets second chance at basketball; heads to championship tourney this weekend

After injury and circumstance interrupted the playing time for former Mountlake Terrace Hawk Ryan Swanstrom over the past three years, basketball is again front and center for the 6-8 college sophomore. Swanstrom will be taking the court as a member of the Highline Community College Thunderbirds at this weekend’s NWAACC Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament in Kennewick. Highline will be facing... »

MTYAA baseball preparing for 2014 season; sponsors still needed

MTYAA baseball preparing for 2014 season; sponsors still needed

Break out the bats, balls and gloves — MTYAA baseball is about ready to take the field for 2014. Mountlake Terrace Youth Athletic Association (MTYAA) offers seven divisions of Pony Baseball for ages 4-19. The organization will conduct some field clean-up efforts this weekend, then begin practices for some of the divisions on Monday, March 3. Games are scheduled to begin in April. While teams... »

High school basketball playoffs: Terrace girls face Lincoln Friday; boys meet Wilson Saturday

High school basketball playoffs: Terrace girls face Lincoln Friday; boys meet Wilson Saturday

Mount Tahoma High School will be the home of Mountlake Terrace Hawk basketball this week as both the boys and girls teams will be playing their regional round games of the WIAA state basketball tournaments at the Tacoma school on Friday and Saturday. The Terrace girls will take on Lincoln in their loser-out / winner to the quarterfinals game on Friday, Feb. 28; tip-off is set for 6 p.m. The MTHS b... »

Nearly 200 archers compete at national championships in MLT

Nearly 200 archers compete at national championships in MLT

Archers from six western states closed out the Mountlake Terrace regional edition of the U.S. National Indoor Championships on Sunday, an event that may not be able to return to the city after three straight years here. Close to 200 archers competed at The Nock Point, an indoor range, service center and pro shop in Mountlake Terrace, from Feb. 21-23 in two separate events, the national indoor cham... »

Wrestling: Springberg takes eighth in state Mat Classic

Wrestling: Springberg takes eighth in state Mat Classic

Mountlake Terrace didn’t go home empty-handed at Saturday’s Mat Classic XXVI. Senior Syd Springberg took eighth-place in the Class 3A 182-pound division at the Tacoma Dome. After losing his first-round match, Springberg responded with two straight pins before losing a 7-3 decision and then falling 12-4 to North Central’s Junior Villaro in the seventh-eighth place match. “I was hoping that would go... »

Girls basketball: Glacier Peak edges Hawks 53-52 for District championship

Girls basketball: Glacier Peak edges Hawks 53-52 for District championship

The girls basketball teams from Mountlake Terrace and Glacier Peak high schools had already played two memorable games this season before meeting again, this time in the championship match-up of the District 1 3A tournament on Saturday night. The third meeting between the two state-ranked teams turned out to be another instant classic. The Glacier Peak Grizzlies held off a furious late fourth-quar... »

State 3A wrestling: Hawks’ Springberg advances to consolation round Saturday

State 3A wrestling: Hawks’ Springberg advances to consolation round Saturday

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