Former Bellevue College assistant takes helm of Lynnwood Royals girls basketball team

While the focus on high school sports in Washington state remains centered on how competition can be adapted to take place in conjunction with Gov. Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 Safe Start phased approach, other athletic business continues as usual. Lynnwood High School announced that when their Lady Royals basketball team next takes the court, the players…

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…

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…

AAUW Edmonds SnoKing Branch recognizes  STEM scholars from local high schools

In lieu of an in-person ceremony — canceled this year due to COVID-19 — the Edmonds SnoKing Branch of AAUW is recognizing students from Edmonds School District high schools for outstanding achievement in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics). In addition, the AAUW announced Keren Seare, a senior at Edmonds-Woodway High School, as the winner…

Royals’ Boston 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. Lynnwood High School’s Nakia Boston has announced that she will be attending Portland State University beginning this fall and will play for the Vikings. Boston, a 5-foot-9 guard and four-year varsity…

With schools closed for year, no spring prep sports either

Student athletes from Edmonds-Woodway, Meadowdale, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace High Schools have participated in their final competitions of the school year as all high school sports in the Edmonds School District and throughout Washington state have been cancelled through June. The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) confirmed on Monday that Gov. Jay Inslee’s executive order…

Lynnwood Royals’ Nakia Boston earns all-state basketball honors

Lynnwood Royals’ senior Nakia Boston has been named an Honorable Mention selectee for the AP Washington state 2019-2020 All-State prep basketball teams. Boston was one of three players given the Honorable Mention designation for the 3A girls’ All-State team as voted on by Associated Press sports writers and editors. Boston averaged 23.1 points per game…

Three Edmonds School District grads receive all-league college basketball honors

Three South Snohomish County high school basketball standouts were chosen for college league honors recently for their play during the 2019-2020 season. Mady Burdett, a 2016 graduate of Edmonds-Woodway High School, was named to the All-Northwest Conference First Team; Jordyn Edwards, a 2016 graduate of Lynnwood High School, was nabbed for the All-West Coast Conference…

Edmonds School District suspending sporting events, dances, plays through April 12

The Edmonds School District announced Friday is is suspending all districtwide community events and student activities from Monday, March 9 through Sunday, April 12, to address the COVID-19 outbreak. This includes high school athletic competitions, concerts, dances, plays, and information nights. “Edmonds School District sports practices, rehearsals, and school club meetings will continue to be held, as…

Prep girls basketball: Mavs to face Hudson’s Bay Saturday for trip to Tacoma Dome

Members of the Meadowdale Mavericks girls’ basketball team have received their wish to return to the regional round of the 3A State Girls Basketball Tournament this year and erase a disappointing memory from a year ago. The Lady Mavericks square off against the Hudson’s Bay Eagles on Saturday, Feb. 29, at Issaquah High School. Tipoff…

Prep boys basketball: Mavs end season with loss to Chargers

Playing the postseason without their injured leading scorer Colton Walsh, the Meadowdale Mavericks have been able to find a way to stay strong and share the offensive load. But on Saturday their good fortune finally faded away. Running out of gas late, the Mavericks were defeated by the Marysville-Getchell Chargers 50-40 in the District 1…

Prep girls basketball: Mavs dominate Panthers, move on to state regional round

With a return to the WIAA state regional round clearly in sight, the motivated Meadowdale Lady Mavericks wrapped up their berth to a regional playoff game with a decisive 48-36 victory over the Snohomish Panthers Saturday at Everett Community College. The Lady Mavs left no doubt as to who would capture the regional berth that…

Prep boys basketball: Mavs edge Spartans; play again Saturday

The Meadowdale Mavericks were faced with a big challenge on Friday: take on the District 1 3A Boys Basketball Tournament No. 2 seed Stanwood Spartans in a tourney loser-out game, and do it with the team’s leading scorer Colton Walsh still sidelined with a knee injury. For the Mavs, the challenge and their response to…

Prep boys swim: Warriors, Royals, Hawks to compete in state championships this weekend

One of the largest contingents of swimmers from the Edmonds School District in recent years will be competing this week at the WIAA State Boys Swimming & Diving Championships, to be held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22, at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Swimmers from Edmonds-Woodway, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace High Schools…

Prep girls basketball: Mavericks dominate Seagulls in district loser-out game

Using a big 11-2 run to start the second quarter, the Meadowdale Mavericks stampeded their way to a 63-42 victory over the Everett Seagulls Tuesday in a District 1 3A Girls Basketball Tournament loser-out game played at Meadowdale High School. With the win, the Lady Mavericks’ postseason is still alive. Next, they’ll play the Ferndale…