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…

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…

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…

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…

COVID-19: Edmonds CC baseball team plays in empty stadium after college bans spectators

There was the familiar sound of batted balls, dugout chatter and player introductions during Wednesday’s Edmonds Community College Triton baseball game, but one sound was eerily missing — the sound of cheering fans. The Tritons and the visiting Lower Columbia College Red Devils played their Northwest Athletic Conference baseball game Wednesday night in front of…

All-Wesco winter league picks announced for Lynnwood, Meadowdale high schools

Wesco League coaches have made their picks for the 2019-2020 winter sports all-league honors; here are the Meadowdale Mavericks and Lynnwood Royals who have been named All-Wesco League selectees: Boys Basketball First Team, 2A/3A Wesco League Colton Walsh (Meadowdale), senior   Second Team, 2A/3A Wesco League Hunter Moen (Meadowdale), senior   Honorable Mention, 2A/3A Wesco League Mason…

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…

Sounder trains to run for Sunday Sounders FC match

Sounders FC fans can take Sound Transit’s Sounder trains to the match on Sunday, March 1, at noon against the Chicago Fire FC. Special Sounder service is in addition to Link light rail, ST Express bus and King County Metro bus service to and from CenturyLink Field. An inbound Sounder train from Snohomish County will…

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 wrestling: Two from Meadowdale, one from Lynnwood place at Mat Classic

Meadowdale High School’s boys wrestling program had two state placers and Lynnwood had one at the WIAA’s Mat Classic state high school wrestling tournament held at the Tacoma Dome Feb. 21-22. At 285 lbs, the Mavericks’ Alex Krueger advanced to the state finals by pinning all of his opponents. In the finals, Krueger placed second,…

Prep boys swim: Lynnwood’s Bevans takes 3rd in state; other Royals compete

With a new school record-setting time, Lynnwood Royal Zachary Bevans won a third-place medal at the WIAA State Boys Swimming & Diving Championships held Friday and Saturday at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Bevans placed third in the 3A 100-Yard Butterfly in a personal best time of 50.08. Bevans, a senior at…

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…