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Terrace wrestlers place fifth in Island Invitational

Terrace wrestlers place fifth in Island Invitational

By Doug Petrowski Another weekend tournament, another strong performance by the Mountlake High School wrestling team. The Hawks placed fifth in the team competition at the Island Invitational on Saturday at Bainbridge Island High School. The squad was led by Taron Castleton and Syd Springberg, who had second-place finishes in the 132-lb. and 170-lb. weight classes, respectively. Other Terrace nota... »

Lady Hawks lose to Stanwood in overtime

By Doug Petrowski The Mountlake Terrace girls basketball team, sitting in last place in the Wesco 3A South conference, took the highly touted Stanwood Spartans into overtime Friday night at Mountlake Terrace High School but just couldn’t complete what would have been the biggest upset in Wesco basketball this season. The Hawks were outscored in the OT 10-5 and ending up going down to the first-pla... »

Hawk boys come from behind to beat Spartans 58-52

By Doug Petrowski After a cold-shooting 14.3 percent from the three-point arc in the first half, the Mountlake Terrace Hawks found a way to warm up after the break, coming from behind to beat the Stanwood Spartans 58-52 on Friday night in Stanwood. The Spartans used a 13-2 run to finish the first half and take a 32-21 lead into halftime. But Terrace put together an 11-0 run of its own to close out... »

Hawks lose close wrestling match to Shorewood

Hawks lose close wrestling match to Shorewood

  Story and photo by Doug Petrowski On a back-and-forth night, it was the Shorewood T-Birds that finally prevailed over Mountlake Terrace in a tense dual meet that came down to the last match of the night. Shorewood’s Branden Kalloway pinned Hawk Shawn Poole to give the T-Birds a hard fought 42-36 victory over Terrace Thursday at Mountlake Terrace High School. The final match showdown was onl... »

Terrace girls down Marysville-Getchell 58-17

Terrace girls down Marysville-Getchell 58-17

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski After having what they felt was a win stolen from them last Friday, the Mountlake Terrace girls basketball team got a feel-good victory Wednesday night as they defeated the Marysville-Getchell Chargers 58-17 at Mountlake Terrace High School. Terrace blitzed the Chargers with a 16-0 run to start the game and never looked back. All eight Hawks played and scored, wit... »

Help Seahawks flag fly again in MLT

Help Seahawks flag fly again in MLT

In past years, Mountlake Terrace has shown its support for the Seattle Seahawks by flying the “12th Man” flag on the city’s water tower. With the team continuing its playoff run this weekend, there is renewed interest, but a new flag is needed. City Clerk Virginia Olsen notes that the original one, purchased in 2006 via donations by city employees, is worn out, “having been... »

Boys hoops roll on with 73-30 win over Marysville-Getchell

Boys hoops roll on with 73-30 win over Marysville-Getchell

On a cold and blustery night, the Mountlake Terrace boys basketball team found the confines of Marysville-Getchell High School warm and inviting Tuesday as the Hawks scored a comfortable victory over the host Chargers, 73-30. The win enabled the Hawks (5-1 in league play, 10-2 overall) to stay tied with Shorewood (5-1, 10-3) on top of the Wesco 3A South standings. The T-Birds beat Oak Harbor 69-68... »

Wrestler Springberg places second in Bonney Lake Classic

Mountlake Terrace junior Syd Springberg proved his title at the Lynnwood Classic last month was no fluke as he placed second in the 170-pound class at this past Saturday’s Bonney Lake Classic. After three victories, two by pinfall, Springberg’s only loss at the tournament was in the final to Brian Cristion of Port Angeles. Springberg led a contingent of Hawk wrestlers that did well at the wrestlin... »

Hawks overcome slow start to beat Wildcats, 65-53

Hawks overcome slow start to beat Wildcats, 65-53

By Doug Petrowski The Mountlake Terrace boys basketball team shook off a slow and sloppy start, clamped down on defense, and raced away from the visiting Oak Harbor Wildcats, 65-53, Friday night at Mountlake Terrace High School. The Wildcats led after one quarter 15-10, and took an 18-12 lead early in the second quarter before the Hawks turned up the intensity on the defense end of the floor. Oak ... »

Terrace girls lose steam in 48-44 loss to Oak Harbor

Terrace girls lose steam in 48-44 loss to Oak Harbor

By Doug Petrowski Reminiscent of their only loss at the King’s Christmas Tournament last weekend, the Mountlake Terrace girls basketball team built up a big lead only to run out of steam late, losing to Oak Harbor 48-44 Friday night in Wesco league action. The Hawks came out pressuring on defense and scoring on offense, running out to a 17-9 lead at the end of the first quarter. By the end of the ... »

Hawk wrestlers win dual meet over Shorecrest

Hawk wrestlers win dual meet over Shorecrest

With six of their eight victories coming by pin, the Mountlake Terrace wrestlers picked up a dual meet win over Shorecrest on Thursday night, 45-30. Hawks Trung Banh, M. Johnson, Taron Castleton, Sydny Springberg, David Marrs and Colin Loyles all won by pinfall. Springberg’s pin came just 16 seconds into his match, while Loyles’ pinned his opponent just 26 seconds into his match. Rounding out the ... »

Harris Ford fundraiser proceeds to MTHS Sports Booster Club

Harris Ford fundraiser proceeds to MTHS Sports Booster Club

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski Harris Ford Lincoln presented the Mountlake Terrace Sports Booster Club a check for $3,880 at last Saturday’s Mountlake Terrace boys basketball game against Mark Morris, part of the school’s Holiday Tournament. The check represented the amount of money raised for the booster club at a November Drive 4 UR School event. The funds will go to booster club activi... »

Sood pleased with team’s performance in MTHS tournament

Sood pleased with team’s performance in MTHS tournament

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski After what he described as a defensive breakdown against Glacier Peak on Dec. 20, MTHS boys basketball coach Nalin Sood had one wish for Christmas: a stronger defensive effort from his basketball team. For the Mountlake Terrace Holiday Tournament, Sood got just that. The Hawks followed up their clamp down of Snohomish on Friday night with another defensive-led vic... »

Terrace girls take third in King’s Christmas tourney

Terrace girls take third in King’s Christmas tourney

By Doug Petrowski With a new enthusiasm for competition, the Mountlake Terrace girls basketball team came out running and never looked back, defeating the Kingston Buccaneers 52-34 and capturing third place at the King’s Christmas Tournament on Saturday. The Hawks pressured the Buccaneers from the opening tipoff. “We put in a new press for the tournament and it worked good, but it’s very tiring,” ... »

MTHS girls basketball runs out of steam in 52-45 tourney loss

MTHS girls basketball runs out of steam in 52-45 tourney loss

Story and photos by Doug Petrowski After building a big halftime lead, fatigue caught up with the Mountlake Terrace girls basketball team as they lost to Enumclaw 52-45 Friday at the King’s Christmas Tournament in Shoreline. “We ended up on the short end, but it wasn’t for a lack of effort,” said head coach David Brophy. “With just seven girls we just got too tired.” Implementing a new zone press ... »

Terrace scores easy 55-38 win over Snohomish in holiday tourney

Terrace scores easy 55-38 win over Snohomish in holiday tourney

By Doug Petrowski The Mountlake Terrace Hawks used a big first quarter to cruise to an easy win over Snohomish, 55-38, Friday night at the Mountlake Terrace Holiday Tournament. Terrace ran away from the Panthers, leading 17-4 after the first eight minutes. Mountlake Terrace (7-2) was led by the 21 points of Loren Lacasse, with Blake Fernandez adding 13 points and Greg Bowman contributing 11. Snoho... »

MTHS girls notch 58-36 hoops tournament win

MTHS girls notch 58-36 hoops tournament win

The Mountlake Terrace girls basketball team used a balanced scoring attack and strong defense to end their seven-game skid, beating the Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) Lions 58-36 in the opening game of the King’s Christmas Tournament in Shoreline on Thursday. Samantha Romanowski led the Hawks with 18 points with Nikkie Froehlich added 14 points. Seven Hawks scored in the team’s second highest scor... »

MLT girls to play in King’s Christmas Tournament

MLT girls to play in King’s Christmas Tournament

The Mountlake Terrace girls basketball team will be looking for good tidings and great joy as their tip-off of the 2012 King’s Christmas Tournament against Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) at noon Thursday. The eight-team tourney continues throughout the day, followed by more games Friday and Saturday, all at the Kings High School Mike Martin Gym, 300 N. 190th St. in Shoreline. The Hawks will try to... »

Wrestler Springberg takes first for MLT in Lynnwood Classic

Wrestler Springberg takes first for MLT in Lynnwood Classic

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski With three victories by pinfall, Mountlake Terrace High School junior Syd Springberg captured first place in the 170-lb. weight class at the Lynnwood Classic on Saturday, leading a Hawk team that placed six wrestlers in top five positions at the 14-school tournament. “For the Mountlake Terrace wrestlers to place as high they did, with only eight wrestlers competin... »

MTHS girls basketball loses to Arlington Friday

MTHS girls basketball loses to Arlington Friday

By Doug Petrowski After a 30-point lost the night before, the Mountlake Terrace girls basketball team suffered another big defeat on Friday, losing to the state’s sixth-ranked 4A team, the Arlington Eagles, 57-20 at Arlington High School. The Hawks played without usual starter Samantha Romanowski, and had to count on help from a few junior varsity players to round out a playable roster for the gam... »

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