Prep boys basketball: Hawks rout Wildcats

The regular season may be winding down for the Mountlake Terrace Hawks, but not the tempo. Right out of the gate, the Hawks came clawing at the Oak Harbor Wildcats, seizing their 14th win in intimidating fashion Friday night, 81-32. The game marked the seventh time the Hawks have scored at least 70 points this…

Prep boys swim: Warriors win team title during Edmonds School District meet

Winning nine of the 11 events run on Saturday, the Edmonds-Woodway Warriors left their rivals in their wake, swimming away with the Edmonds School District (ESD) Boys Swim meet team title. The Warriors, scoring 418 team points, easily outdistanced runner-up Lynnwood with 267 points. The Mountlake Terrace Hawks finished third with 224 points while Meadowdale…

Prep boys basketball: With Christianson back in lineup, Hawks beat Cedarcrest Friday

Playing for the first time since Jan. 22, senior Mason Christianson helped the Mountlake Terrace Hawks earn a 72-59 victory over the Cedarcrest Red Wolves on Friday. Christianson was back after missing three games with a knee injury, scoring 10 points and helping to direct a Terrace offense that had scored an average of 63 points per…

Hawks sports roundup: Win for boys wrestling, loss for girls basketball Thursday

The Mountlake Terrace Hawks and Lynnwood Royals closed out their 2019-2020 boys wrestling regular season with a dual meet held Thursday at Lynnwood High School. The Hawks, with seven wrestlers earning pinfall victories, got the team win 52-25. Next up for the Hawk wrestlers will be the Region 3 2A Sub-Regional Tournament, set for Friday…

Prep boys basketball: Hawks fall to Warriors in hard-fought contest Wednesday

Motivated by a tough loss to rival Meadowdale last week and the memory of a quick exit from last year’s postseason, the Edmonds-Woodway Warriors have found their inspiration during the tail end of this 2019-2020 regular season. And against an undermanned Mountlake Terrace team on Wednesday, the Warriors played with just enough fight to emerge…

Mountlake Terrace HS moving back up to 3A classification in fall 2020

After spending four years competing at the 2A level, the sports programs of Mountlake Terrace High School will be moving back up to 3A beginning this fall as the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) announced their 2020-2024 high school classifications on Monday. For Mountlake Terrace, the 3A classification is a return to what Hawk teams…

Reminder: 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…

Prep wrestling: Hawks, Mavs, Warriors compete in Saturday tournaments

As local high school wrestling teams were looking forward to the final week of regular season meets that begin on Tuesday, Jan. 28, many were in action on Saturday competing in a pair of Western Washington tournaments. The boys’ squads from Meadowdale and Mountlake Terrace traveled north to compete in the 17-team Lynden Tournament in…

MTHS Boosters honor Emma Van Hooser, James Fletcher

Student athletes who speak few words but let their actions do the talking have been selected for the Mountlake Terrace Hawks’ Athlete Highlights honors for the month of January. Emma Van Hooser, a member of the Hawks’ girls swim team, and James Fletcher, a grappler with the Hawks’ boys wrestling squad, were chosen by their…

Prep basketball: Hawk boys win, girls lose in annual rivalry games vs. Lynnwood

In annual doubleheader rivalry games between the Lynnwood Royals and the Mountlake Terrace Hawks, the Terrace boys earned a 64-43 victory while the Lynnwood girls won 70-53. In the boys game, the teams engaged in a highly contested battle early on, with the Hawks leading by five at halftime. But Mountlake Terrace erupted for an…

Ryan Daly, Hope Ambachew named MTHS Athletes of Week

A pair of unique student athletes have been chosen as the Mountlake Terrace Hawks Athletes of the Week, Ryan Daly and Hope Ambachew. Daly is a member of the Hawks’ cheer squad that hopes to qualify for the state tournament Feb. 7-8 in Battle Ground; Ambachew, a wrestler at Terrace, hopes to earn a spot…

Prep boys basketball: Kinteh scores 25 as Hawks defeat Scots

Nine games into the 2019-2020 season, Mountlake Terrace’s Muhammed Kinteh had scored a grand total of 22 points for an average of 2.7 points per game. But since he’s taken over in the post position for injured starter Jace Breakfield, the junior has upped his scoring production significantly — and helped the Hawks to three…

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