Soccer: Meadowdale crushes Ferndale 3-0

By Quint Turner/For Lynnwood Today The Meadowdale girls soccer team has taken its first step towards going to the state playoffs for a fifth straight year with a 3-0 win over Ferndale in the first round of the Wesco district tournament. Outside of the first 10 minutes, the Mavericks controlled the ball with their strong…

Volleyball: Edmonds-Woodway powers past Lynnwood 3-0

By David Pan/Lynnwood Today editor Experience trumped inexperience as Edmonds-Woodway dispatched Lynnwood 25-18, 25-15, 25-20 in a first-round 4A District 1 volleyball match Saturday night at Edmonds-Woodway High School. The veteran Warriors played well throughout the match, according to coach Nicole Bordeaux. “We kept the energy and control on our side, which what we’ve been…

Oak Harbor stifles Meadowdale offense in 27-8 victory

By Quint Turner/For Lynnwood Today Meadowdale lost its third straight game, falling 27-8 to Oak Harbor in a Wesco 3A crossover seeding football game Friday night at Edmonds Stadium. The Mavericks struggled to get their running game going throughout the game, due to the Wildcats putting eight men in the box and playing one-on-one coverage….

Lynnwood beats Garfield 33-21 for first victory of season

By David Pan/Lynnwood Today editor Victory was sweet for a resilient Lynnwood football team. The Royals scored four touchdowns in the second quarter to break open a tight game and beat Garfield 33-21 in a non-conference game Thursday night at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. The victory was Lynnwood’s first of the season. “It feels great,”…

Tennis: Meadowdale’s Eckern wins district singles title

Meadowdale High School’s Nick Eckern won the 3A boys singles District Tennis Championship by defeating Glacier Peak’s Patrick Luangrath, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3). Both Eckern and Luangrath will represent the District in the State 3A tennis championships in May.

Volleyball: Mavericks edge Grizzlies 3-2

Julianna Falk and Michaela Meyer each recorded 12 kills to help Meadowdale to a 19-25, 25-22, 25-17, 23-25, 15-13 victory over Glacier Peak in a Wesco 3A volleyball match Thursday at Meadowdale High School. McKenna William had 5 kills and 4 block kills, Amy Rickel had 22 digs and Tara Fishback dished out 45 assists as the…

Grizzlies edge Mavericks 20-17

The Glacier Peak defense Friday forced four turnovers in the second half and two turnovers on downs to preserve a 20-17 win over the Meadowdale Mavericks, giving the Grizzlies the 3A Wesco South title. With such a great defensive effort, the Glacier Peak offense just had to make the most of its opportunities. A fumble…

Lynnwood can’t hold on to first half lead, loses 56-34 to Jackson

By David Pan/Lynnwood Today editor Lynnwood played its best first half of football all season Friday night. And it showed as the Royals took a surprising 28-13 lead over Jackson. Lynnwood’s advantage, however, quickly unraveled in the second half. The Timberwolves scored six unanswered touchdowns en route to a 56-34 victory in a Wesco 4A…

Seattle Sounders FC player visits with local youth soccer team

Seattle Sounders FC’s DeAndre Yedlin visited with youth soccer players from the Northwest Nationals Thursday evening in Mountlake Terrace. The Northwest Nationals youth soccer club, which is composed of players from Lynnwood, Edmonds, and Mountlake Terrace, won ‘Sound Off,’ a campaign by AT&T that challenged Washington Youth Soccer players to lead a no texting while driving…

Volleyball: Meadowdale pounds Shorecrest 3-0

Kaylan Cummins recorded 13 kills and 10 digs to help lead Meadowdale to a 25-11, 25-14, 25-15 victory over Shorecrest in a Wesco 3A volleyball match Thursday at Meadowdale High School. McKenna Williams posted six kills and 2.4 block kills, Gabrielle Mahler had eight kills, Amy Rickel had 10 digs and three aces, Michaela Meyer had…

Edmonds School District Student Athletics and Activities Handbook revised

The Edmonds School District Athletic Department has clarified the time frame around the expectation of student conduct of students participating in extracurricular activities and participating on sports teams. Student-Athlete behavior expectations are in effect for the entire school year, not just during the season the student is playing the sport or participating in activities. Students…

Football: Meadowdale loses to Eastlake 48-27

Meadowdale (5-2) lost a nonconference football game to Eastlake, 48-27 Friday. The Mavs were led Rory Spillum, who gained 100 yards rushing, had two touchdowns and also caught a 23-yard TD pass. Meadowdale faces Glacier Peak at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25 at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The game will determine who wins the Wesco…

Lynnwood’s Pivec sets course record at Edmonds District Cross County championships

Lynnwood’s Mikayla Pivec set a course record en route to a first-place finish in the Edmonds District Girls Cross Country championships Thursday at Lynndale Park. Pivec completed the 5,000-meter course in 16 minutes, 47 seconds. Mountlake Terrace edged Lynnwood 39-41 to capture the team title. Edmonds-Woodway (45) was third and Meadowdale (103) was fourth. In…

Football: Edmonds-Woodway upends Lynnwood 35-7

By David Pan/Lynnwood Today editor In a week with homecoming distractions and against a winless opponent, Edmonds-Woodway took care of business Friday night. Running back Junior Opoku-Mensah ran for three touchdowns and quarterback Davis Giles threw a pair of TDs to lead the Warriors to a 35-7 victory over Lynnwood in a Wesco 4A South…

Meadowdale lacrosse club hires new coach

Meadowdale’s high school lacrosse club has hired former Snohomish All-Conference midfielder Nathan Wirtz as its boys head coach. Wirtz, who played collegiately for the University of Idaho’s club team before embarking on a firefighting career with Lake Stevens Fire, takes over a Meadowdale program that finished 6-9-0 in 2013. “Meadowdale lacrosse has great potential,” Wirtz…

Volleyball: Mountlake Terrace hands Meadowdale its first league loss

Mountlake Terrace handed Meadowdale its first loss in the league with a 25-12, 21-25, 25-19, 13-25, 15-11 victory Thursday night at Mountlake Terrace High School. The Mavericks (5-1 in the league, 8-3 overall) were led by Sloane Morrison (18 kills, 4 block kills, 17 digs), Kaylan Cummins (14 kills), Gabrielle Mahler (10 kills) and Tara Fishback (46 assists, 14…

Volleyball: Mavericks defeats Oak Harbor 3-0

Sloane Morrison had 14 kills and 10 digs and Gabrielle Mahler added 13 kills as Meadowdale downed Oak Harbor 25-22, 25-21, 25-18 in a Wesco 3A volleyball match Tuesday night. Tara Fishback had 37 assists and 4 aces and Amy Rickel had 11 digs. The Mavericks improved to 5-0 in the league and 8-2 overall.  

Boys tennis: Meadowdale loses to Shorewood 5-2

Meadowdale managed only a pair of victories in a tough 5-2 loss to Shorewood Monday in a Wesco 3A boys tennis match. Nick Ekern defeated Cameron McDowell 6-4, 6-3 and the Mavericks’ doubles team of Justin Ridley/Bennett Holton beat Simon Formash/Cameron Harford 6-0, 6-0.  

Meadowdale graduate scores touchdown against Washington State

Meadowdale graduate Connor Hamlett, who plays for Oregon State, caught a 7-yard pass from quarterback Sean Mannion during the second quarter against Washington State during a Pac-12 football game Saturday at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Wash. Hamlett a 6-foot-7 263-pound tight end finished with two catches for 13 yards. For the season, Hamlett has 198…

Meadowdale’s Braxton runs over Hawks in 37-9 win

Meadowdale’s offensive explosion continued for the third straight game on Friday. In the last three games, the team has scored 113 points and running back Malik Braxton has scored nine touchdowns during the same span. In his latest performance, Braxton took the ball to the house four times to lead the Mavericks to a big…

Football: Strong second half performance lifts Cascade past Lynnwood 34-20

By David Pan/Lynnwood Today editor The Lynnwood football team learned its lesson. After falling behind 33-7 in the first half in last week’s loss to Mariner, the Royals came out strong against Cascade and only trailed 14-7 at halftime. Unfortunately Lynnwood was unable to sustain its effort in the second half as the Bruins scored…

Tennis: Meadowdale overpowers Mountlake Terrace

Meadowdale did not lose a single set en route to a 7-0 victory over Mountlake Terrace in a Wesco 3A boys tennis match Wednesday at Meadowdale High School. Defending district singles champion Nick Ekern beat Kyle Reilly 6-0 6-0 and Bret Matysik rolled to a 6-3, 6-2 win over Jeremy Andsell. Mark Steinke/Quint Turner defeated…

Volleyball: Meadowdale beats Marysville-Pilchuck 3-0

Sloan Morrison recorded 12 kills as Meadowdale trounced Marysville-Pilchuck 25-20, 25-17, 25-7 in a Wesco 3A volleyball match Tuesday at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. Tara Fishback dished 26 assists, Amy Rickel had 13 digs and Kaylan Cummins had 6 kills and 4 aces. The Mavericks improved to 3-0 in the league and 6-2 overall.