Hawks sports roundup: Losses for girls basketball, boys swim Tuesday

The Shorecrest Scots are ranked No. 6 in the WIAA 3A girls basketball state RPI rankings, and the Mountlake Terrace Hawks would have no argument with Shorecrest’s high ranking. The Hawks could not keep up with the highly-regarded Scots on Tuesday, falling 72-38 in a Wesco League game played at Shorecrest High School. While Mya…

Prep girls wrestling: Ambachew competes in Lady Hawk Invite

The White River Hornets claimed the team title at the Lake Hawk Invite, a big girls wrestling tournament held Saturday at Mountlake Terrace High School. The Hornets earned 144 points in the event, easily out-distancing runner-up Sedro-Woolley. Just one Mountlake Terrace Hawk wrestled in the tourney; Hope Ambachew went 1-2 in the 115-lb classification. Prep…

Hawks sports roundup: Loss for girls basketball, win for boys vs. Everett

A big second half by Everett’s Ella Sylvester doomed the Mountlake Terrace Hawks on Friday as the sophomore guard scored 18 of her 23 points after halftime. The offensive explosion was enough to power the Seagulls to a 47-32 win over the Hawks in a Wesco League matchup played at Mountlake Terrace High School. Terrace…

District prep athletics rescheduled after Wednesday school closures

Another day of school closures, another day of postponed games for Edmonds School District high school student athletes. District officials canceled all classes and school activities on Wednesday, Jan. 15, due to the continued unsafe weather conditions. The closure postponed boys basketball games slated for Edmonds-Woodway, Mountlake Terrace and Meadowdale, plus a girls wrestling scramble…

Second day of school closures means more prep basketball games canceled

A second day of school closures in the Edmonds School District this week meant a second day of postponing local high school basketball games. The girls’ basketball teams at Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood and Meadowdale all had their scheduled games on Tuesday shelved after district officials closed down all operations due to snow and ice.  The…

Snow, ice force reschedule of Monday prep basketball games

Wintry weather put the deep freeze on high school basketball games scheduled for Monday night, Jan. 13, including contests involving teams from Lynnwood, Meadowdale and Mountlake Terrace High Schools. The Royals, Mavericks and Hawks were all slated to go up against other Wesco League teams but the games were postponed after Edmonds School District officials…

Prep basketball roundup: Boys, girls teams fall to Spartans Friday

  In a battle of 2A/3A Wesco League unbeatens on Friday, it was the Stanwood Spartans that emerged with their perfect league record intact, much to the disappointment of the Mountlake Terrace Hawks. After building up as much as a 12-point lead late in the third quarter, the Spartans held off the hard-charging Hawks in…

Brier Terrace Middle boys finish season undefeated — for two years

The Brier Terrace Middle School boys basketball team ended the season Thursday with a milestone win. Beating Alderwood Middle School, members of the boys team ended up going undefeated during both their 7th and 8th grade seasons — finishing with an overall 20-0 middle school record. –– Photos by Jonah Wallace

Prep boys basketball: Hawks fly over Eagles for 63-53 win

Taking control with a big push to start the fourth quarter, the Mountlake Terrace Hawks captured a 63-53 victory over the visiting Arlington Eagles in a Wesco League game played Wednesday at Mountlake Terrace High School. After the teams were knotted in a 38-38 tie after three quarters, Terrace outscored the Eagles 19-4 during the…

Prep girls basketball: Hawks lose to Arlington

The Mountlake Terrace Hawks suffered their worst loss of the 2019-2020 season with an 80-21 defeat at the hands of the Arlington Eagles Tuesday at Arlington High School. After trailing 49-17 at halftime, the Hawks could only muster four points against an Arlington team ranked No. 5 in the latest WIAA 3A girls basketball state…

Hawks basketball roundup: Girls lose, boys win in games vs. Chargers

  In what came down to a fourth-quarter free throw-shooting contest, the Mountlake Terrace Hawks came up short and were downed by the Marysville-Getchell Chargers 41-38 in a Wesco League girls basketball game played Friday at Mountlake Terrace High School. The Hawks entered the final quarter with a slim 30-28 lead over the visiting Chargers…

Olympic Fly Fishers to sponsor fly-tying classes starting in February

The Edmonds-based Olympic Fly Fishers Club is set to host another series of fly-tying workshops, beginning Thursday, Feb. 20 at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center next to Lake Ballinger. These courses will offer beginners another opportunity to learn how to construct and tie their own flies, similar to a series of classes the club…

Hawks’ Noah Thompson earns all-state HS honorable mention

Mountlake Terrace senior Noah Thompson has been selected for an honorable mention in the Associated Press picks for all-state high school football teams. Thompson received the honor for his play as a punter for the Hawks this past fall; he is the only Edmonds School District student athlete to receive recognition in the AP all-state…

Prep girls basketball: Hawks fall to Vikings in non-league game

Riding a wave of positive energy, the Mountlake Terrace Hawks played one of their best quarters of basketball during this early portion of the 2019-2020 season on Monday. But that wave quickly dissipated and the Hawks found themselves ultimately washed over by a surging North Kitsap Vikings’ squad. The Vikings took control of the matchup…

Olympic Fly Fishers to meet Jan. 14 in Mountlake Terrace

Ryan Smith from the Avid Angler fly fishing shop will be the guest speaker at the January meeting of the Olympic Fly Fishers, set for Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center, 23000 Lakeview Dr., Mountlake Terrace. The social hour begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:45 p.m.. Smith will…

Donations sought to help replace MTHS gym scoreboards

The 23-year-old scoreboards in the gyms at Mountlake Terrace High School are failing and need to be replaced as soon as possible. The cost of a new system is $25,000. The Edmonds School District will pay half the cost, and the MTHS community, alumni, families and friends are invited to help raise the other $12,500….

Prep boys basketball: Mariner edges Hawks in MLT Holiday Tournament

After breezing through their first five games of the season — all victories with an average winning margin of 20.8 points — the Mountlake Terrace Hawks finally met their match on the basketball court on Saturday: the Mariner Marauders. The Hawks were held to a season low in points and fell to the Marauders 48-46…

Hawks basketball roundup: Girls lose to Sedro-Woolley, boys beat South Kitsap

  The Mountlake Terrace Hawks girls basketball team let a halftime lead slip away, scoring just four points in the third quarter and ultimately falling to the Sedro-Woolley Cubs 49-44 in a non-league contest played at Sedro-Woolley High School Friday. Cameron Dunn led the Hawks in scoring with 11 points. Terrace will return home Monday,…

Time for holiday hoops as prep basketball teams in action this weekend

The holiday season brings with it family, friends, joy and presents … and high school basketball. Three local high school hoops teams will see action this week in three separate multi-day events, at locations that stretch the length of I-5 in Washington state. And another squad is heading east of the Cascades for a couple…

Sounder game trains for Sunday Seahawks games canceled

Now that the time of the Sunday, Dec. 29 Seattle Seahawks game has been moved to 5:20 p.m., Sound Transit said it won’t be able to provide Sounder game trains to the Seattle vs. San Francisco contest. The later start time for the game does not allow for enough required rest time for the train…

Ong, Leaty named MTHS Boosters’ athletes for December

There is still some time to read all about this month’s Mountlake Terrace High School Boosters’ Athlete Highlights selectees Isabel Ong and Connor Leaty as the program’s specialty posters are on display around Mountlake Terrace through the end of December. The Boosters sponsor the posters each month of the school year to promote selected Terrace…