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Hawks excel at Terrace Relays Saturday

Hawks excel at Terrace Relays Saturday

By Doug Petrowski When you’ve got a good track team, you expect to excel in the big meets. The Mountlake Terrace Hawks did just that at the 2nd annual Terrace Relays held at Edmonds Stadium on Saturday. A number of Hawks won their events in the 16-team meet, led by freshman Chinne Okoronkwo who picked up three first-place finishes in the girls’ pole vault, the long jump and the triple jump. Okoron... »

Seen in MLT: Play ball!

Seen in MLT: Play ball!

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Despite injury, ‘tough’ Bos returns to mound and leads Terrace to 8-4 win Friday

Despite injury, ‘tough’ Bos returns to mound and leads Terrace to 8-4 win Friday

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski On Monday, Mountlake Terrace girls softball coach Shannon Rasmussen was making plans for the team to be without injured senior Rene Bos for as long as two weeks. Oh how plans can change in just a couple of days. Instead of nursing her ankle injury, Bos pitched a complete game Friday as the Hawks picked up an 8-4 victory over the visiting Newport Knights at Mountla... »

Wildcats rough up Hawks 10-2 in Friday baseball match-up

Wildcats rough up Hawks 10-2 in Friday baseball match-up

By Doug Petrowski The Oak Harbor Wildcats scored early and often as they roughed up the visiting Mountlake Terrace Hawks 10-2 on Friday. The Hawks couldn’t muster much offense of their own, collecting just seven singles and no walks against Wildcat winning pitcher Grant Schroeder. Terrace’s starting pitcher Drew Serres picked up the loss. Mountlake Terrace (1-1 in Wesco league play, 3-2 overall) w... »

MLT freshman sets second school track record in as many weeks

MLT freshman sets second school track record in as many weeks

By Doug Petrowski Freshman Hawk Chinne Okoronkwo had already carved her name into the Mountlake Terrace High School track record books in her very first meet last week. This week, she did it again. Okoronkwo was one of many Hawks that had a good night in a dual meet versus Mariner at Edmonds Stadium on Thursday. The Mountlake Terrace girls beat the Mariner girls squad 93-48, while the Terrace boys... »

Hawks sports round-up: Softball wins 10-5; golf team hosts tournament

Hawks sports round-up: Softball wins 10-5; golf team hosts tournament

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski After a 13-hit, 10-run explosion on Monday, the Mountlake Terrace girls softball team found their bats still warm on Thursday and did it again – 13 hits and 10 runs – in a 10-5 victory over the Monroe Bearcats. Junior Maddy Kristjanson went 4-for-5 from the plate and picked up the win on the mound for the Hawks, while sophomore Hannah Wilcox hit a solo... »

MLT spring and summer sports program registration

Registration for Mountlake Terrace Recreation and Parks spring and summer sports programs is open now, but closing soon for a couple of opportunities; here’s the rundown: Men’s Basketball League Registration ends on Sunday, March 24 Games begin the week of April 8, with games either on Mondays or Wednesdays Ten games, plus playoffs Games officiated by HS Association officials 30 teams (or more) ex... »

Terrace girls win first tennis match of year, downing Everett 6-1

Terrace girls win first tennis match of year, downing Everett 6-1

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski In a match-up between two of the top 3A singles players in the area, Mountlake Terrace’s Nicki Bouche topped Everett’s Kindall Gordon 6-4, 5-7, 6-2 on Wednesday at Mountlake Terrace High School. The No. 1 singles win was one of many for Hawk players as the team won its first match of the year, 6-1. The Bouche-Gordon match was a back-and-forth affair, with Gordon c... »

Theis leads Hawks to 6-5 win over Stanwood Wednesday

Theis leads Hawks to 6-5 win over Stanwood Wednesday

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski Mountlake Terrace’s Daniel Theis ripped an RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Hawks a one-run lead, then struck out two and coaxed a pop-out from Stanwood hitters in the seven to pick up the save in a 6-5 Terrace victory over the Spartans on Wednesday. Even Hawk coach Andrew Watters was impressed with the late-inning heroics of Theis. “What a... »

Hawks stage comeback to earn 10-5 softball win over Warriors Monday

Hawks stage comeback to earn 10-5 softball win over Warriors Monday

Story and photos by Doug Petrowski Although they scored five runs in each of their first two games, the Mountlake Terrace girls softball team wanted more. The team had been frustrated by their offensive performance early in the 2013 season, said Coach Shannon Rasmussen. That all changed with one inning on Monday, as the Hawks sent 11 batters to the plate in the sixth inning of their game against E... »

Lake Stevens edges Hawks 4-3 in girls tennis

Lake Stevens edges Hawks 4-3 in girls tennis

Nicki Bouche and Tina Liu continued their strong season starts for the Hawks, picking up singles victories, but the Terrace girls tennis team just couldn’t get over the hump for their first team win of the year. The Hawks fell to the Lake Stevens Vikings 4-3 Monday. Terrace returns home for a pair of matches later this week; on Wednesday they face the Everett Seagulls at 3:30 p.m. On Friday the Me... »

Hawks’ boys soccer team downs Sammamish 2-0

Hawks’ boys soccer team downs Sammamish 2-0

The Mountlake Terrace Hawk boys soccer team opened its 2013 season with a 2-0 victory over Sammamish in a Kingco/Wesco Showcase game at Edmonds Stadium. Junior Victor Rueles and sophomore Alec Somers each scored for the Hawks, with senior goalkeeper Aidan Murray and the Terrace defense picking up the shutout. The game marked the only appearance by Sammamish (0-2-0) in Wesco soccer play this season... »

Bouche, Liu wins two bright spots in Terrace tennis loss to Stanwood

The Mountlake Terrace girls tennis team finally got a reprieve from the weather and completed a meet Friday after three straight rainouts this week. The delay didn’t slow down the squad’s top two singles competitors, as sophomore Nicki Bouche and freshman Tina Liu both won their matches. They were the only two Hawks to pick up victories, though, as the team lost to the Stanwood Spartans 5-2. Terra... »

Hawk run away with victories in track jamboree

Hawk run away with victories in track jamboree

By Doug Petrowsi If Thursday’s performances at the Juanita Jamboree are any indication, the Mountlake Terrace Hawk track teams will be a force to contend with this season. Hawk athletes competed strong at the five-team meet, walking away with wins in many of the events. Senior Beau Kennedy won the javelin with a toss of 162-feet, 10 inches, almost a foot better than the second place finisher. Kenn... »

Hawk softball loses to Marysville-Pilchuck; tennis match postponed for 3rd day

Hawk softball loses to Marysville-Pilchuck; tennis match postponed for 3rd day

Marysville-Pilchuck pounded out eleven hits off of Hawk pitching on route to a 12-5 victory over the Mountlake Terrace softball team on Thursday in Marysville. The Tomahawks scored seven runs in the first inning and never trailed in the 3A Wesco league game. The Hawks committed three errors in the loss. Terrace scored all five of their runs in the second inning. Junior Maddy Kristjanson led the Ha... »

Spring sports preview: Boys soccer team to kick off season Saturday

Spring sports preview: Boys soccer team to kick off season Saturday

By Doug Petrowski Helping the Hawks pick up some victories on the soccer pitch this season is certainly important for senior goalkeeper Aiden Murray, but it may not be his top focus. “Personally I just want to enjoy my last year playing soccer and get shutouts,” Murray admitted. The Terrace boys soccer team opens its season on Saturday, March 16, against Sammamish in the Kingco/Wesco Showcase at E... »

Hawks start season with 7-5 baseball win over Royals

Hawks start season with 7-5 baseball win over Royals

The Mountlake Terrace Hawks jumped all over Lynnwood early on their way to a 7-5 win in their first game of their 2013 baseball season on Wednesday. Terrace scored all their runs in the first three innings, including four in the first, then did just enough to hold on and get the victory. Dominic DeMiero pitched three innings and earned the victory for the Hawks; Den Reijonen picked up the save. Ja... »

Spring sports preview: Expectations running high for Terrace track team

Spring sports preview: Expectations running high for Terrace track team

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski Expectations are running high for the Mountlake Terrace Hawks track and field teams this season, as they return two who competed at the WIAA 3A state meet last year, return two Wesco champions, and welcome a newcomer that could set school records in three different events during her first year. “This is the best girls team we’ve had since I’ve been here,” said Coa... »

Lady Hawks drop season softball opener to Royals, 8-5

Lady Hawks drop season softball opener to Royals, 8-5

Shannon Rasmussen will have to wait until at least Thursday to pick up that first win as a head coach, as her Mountlake Terrace Hawks softball team dropped their season opener to the Lynnwood Royals 8-5 at Lynnwood High School on Tuesday. The Hawks scored three runs in the top of the fifth inning to tie the game 4-4, but Lynnwood (1-0) scored four run in the bottom of the inning to secure the vict... »

Spring sports preview: Pitching key for 2013 baseball team

Spring sports preview: Pitching key for 2013 baseball team

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski Last year’s Mountlake Terrace Hawk baseball team finished with a record of 14-9, was crowned District 1 champions, competed in the WIAA 3A state tournament, and placed three seniors on the All-Wesco 3A first team. After losing a number of strong starters from that squad, prospects for this year’s team may not be as lofty, but Coach Andrew Watters still has hopes o... »

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