MTHS to tip off basketball season with Jam Session XX Tuesday night


MTHS 2013 Jam Session, Nov. 26 002The boys and girls basketball teams at Mountlake Terrace High School take the court on Tuesday, Nov. 26, for Jam Session XX, an event that will tip off the 2013-2014 season with fun, music, contests and giveaways. The program runs from 5:30-9 p.m. at the MTHS gymnasium; admission is $5 (only $3 if you bring a canned food donation).

Jam Session includes basketball scrimmages by both the MTHS boys and girls basketball squads. Select players will participate in slam dunk and three-point shooting contests. The MTHS cheerleaders and the school’s mascot Herky will be on hand, as will a hip hop DJ spinning the tunes. Spectators will be eligible for contests, prizes and giveaways throughout the event.

The boys team is coming off a successful 2012-2013 season, finishing with a record of 23-4 and grabbing fourth place in the WIAA 3A State Basketball Tournament. The girls squad, led by first-year coach Zach Wilde, returns a number of key starters and hopes to improve on their 7-12 record of last season.

Jam Session XX is sponsored by the Hawkeye, MLTnews, Sound Music Publications, Sorelli Pizza, Fitness 19, A-Team Driving School and HBN/Hawk TV.

— By Doug Petrowski



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