High school sports roundup for March 3, 2021

Girls Soccer Archbishop Murphy 3    Meadowdale 0 Jackson 3    Edmonds Woodway 2 Cascade 3    Lynnwood 0 Cedarcrest 3   Mountlake Terrace 2 MTHS goals:  Natalie Cardin and Kaiya Beavin Cross Country Edmonds Woodway vs Shorewood Hamlin Park in Shoreline, WA 4000 Meters Boys Open Team Score:  Edmonds Woodway 20  Shorewood 38 Individual…

High school sports roundup for March 2, 2021

After nearly a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Edmonds School District high school sports teams this week began an abbreviated three-season schedule of competition. We are presenting daily roundups of results, as well as photos of team competitions from across the district. Boys Tennis Edmonds-Woodway defeated Meadowdale 7-0 Singles: Russell Anderson (EW) defeated…

Photo gallery: First day of high school practice for Hawks

The Mountlake Terrace Hawks began their first day of high school sports practices for the 2020-21 school year Monday, after delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under a plan approved by the Wesco League, traditional fall sports teams from around the Edmonds School District began practice on Feb. 22, with the first contests being scheduled…

With decision coming on whether to restart high school sports, athletes begin workouts

Around the Edmonds School District, athletes have begun working out in anticipation of the resumption of high school sports. Two examples: Over 200 athletes at Meadowdale High School are participating in the small- group, socially distanced, workout “pods.” while over 170 prospective Royals are working out at Lynnwood High. Monday, Feb. 1, the Wesco league member athletic…

WIAA Executive Board outlines schedules for winter and spring high school sports seasons

The Washington Interscholastic Activiteis Association (WIAA) Executive Board voted on Tuesday to approve the schedules for WIAA Seasons 2 and 3, setting dates for traditional winter and spring sports. Traditional spring sports will be held in WIAA Season 2, which will begin with pre-contest practices on March 15 and end on May 1. Traditional winter…

MTHS confirms school will begin offering conditioning exercises Jan. 21

Mountlake Terrace High School Principal Greg Schellenberg announced Monday that outdoor conditioning sessions for students will begin later this week, amending a previous statement from the school’s athletic director that the school would wait. In a letter to MTHS parents and students, Schellenberg said the school will begin offering conditioning pods Thursday, Jan. 21. Schellenberg’s…

MTHS athletic director says school will wait to offer conditioning exercises

While some Edmonds School District student athletes prepare to return to the practice field, Mountlake Terrace High School has announced it would not be participating in the outdoor conditioning starting Jan. 19. In a letter addressed to Terrace families, MTHS Athletic Director Sharlee Burr wrote that the school’s administration and coaching staff have decided to…

WIAA board votes to delay start of winter sports season until Feb. 1

In light of surging COVID-19 case numbers statewide, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) Executive Board, which governs high school sport in Washington state, voted Tuesday to amend the current season schedule for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. Under the new schedule, the traditional winter sports season will be delayed to Feb. 1,…

Local Girls on the Run leader to serve on international group’s Commission  for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access 

Girls on the Run of Snohomish County Executive Director Megan Wolfe will serve on an IDEA commission established to support inclusion, diversity, equity and access across the national nonprofit organization.  “This commission will help us deliver on our commitment to be a place where all people feel welcome, worthy and empowered,” said Elizabeth Kunz, CEO of Girls on the Run…

Edmonds School District honors 16 senior scholar-athletes

For the past 18 years, the Edmonds School District each spring has honored its top scholar athletes with a banquet and presentation of scholarship awards. While the ceremony was unable to be held this  year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the district was able to honor 16 high school seniors, presenting them with $20,000 in…

New MTHS gym scoreboards now in place

Thanks to the efforts of the Mountlake Terrace High School Boosters and community donors, the 23-year-old scoreboards in MTHS gyms have been replaced. The Edmonds School District paid half the $25,000 cost, while MTHS supporters donated the other half.

WIAA seeking high school students for its leadership committee

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association is accepting applications for the 2020-21 WIAA LEAP (Leadership through Education, Activities and Personal Development) Committee. Applicants must be current sophomores (entering their junior year in the fall of 2020). Students who exhibit leadership qualities and are actively involved in WIAA athletics and activities are encouraged to apply. In addition…

Hawks’ Christianson among three local basketball standouts to announce college intentions

Three local high school basketball standouts have announced their intentions to attend Pacific Northwest universities beginning this fall and continue with their hardwood journeys. Mountlake Terrace’s Mason Christianson has signed a letter of intent to attend Lewis & Clark State in Lewiston, Idaho, and will play for the Warriors’ men’s basketball team. Christianson, a 6-foot…

COVID-19 outbreak dashes dreams of national tourney-bound junior hockey team

Nearly 50 years old, the Seattle Junior Hockey Association (SJHA) is well-established as a leader in the development of youth hockey players in the Pacific Northwest. Last month, the organization’s under-16 select team proved its mettle and made history, but what should have been a joyous accomplishment soon turned into heartbreak for the team and…

Lynnwood High grad Mikayla Pivec drafted by WNBA’s Atlanta Dream

Mikayla Pivec, a 2016 graduate of Lynnwood High School and four-year starter for the Oregon State Beavers, will get the chance to play professional basketball as the 5-10 guard was drafted by the WNBA Atlanta Dream on Friday. Pivec was the first pick in the third round of the WNBA’s 2020 draft and the 25th…