College Athletic Recruiting workshop set for March 27

Former college coach and recruiting expert Jack Renkens talks about the Realities of College Athletic Recruiting at 7 p.m., March 27 at the Lynnwood High School Theater. The program discusses the issues in a straightforward, no nonsense, entertaining 60-minute presentation.If your son or daughter truly has aspirations to play at the next level, this is…

Lynnwood Convention Center hosts Euro Moto 2013

The Lynnwood Convention Center hosts Euro Moto 2013 on March 2-3. European motorsport enthusiasts can see and experience what’s new for the 2013 riding season. Some of the European brands that will be represented at the show include BMW and Ducati. There will also be demo rides available, including ones on the new Triumph, Aprilia and…

Local women suit up for new women’s football team

It was now or never for Joleen Sims. The 38-year-old Edmonds woman was surfing the Internet when she saw a posting for the new Everett Reign women’s football team. Sims, who shoots for the Wesco athletics website, contacted the Reign and inquired if the team needed a photographer. She was hired. But after spending some…

Local women suit up for new women's football team

It was now or never for Joleen Sims. The 38-year-old Edmonds woman was surfing the Internet when she saw a posting for the new Everett Reign women’s football team. Sims, who shoots for the Wesco athletics website, contacted the Reign and inquired if the team needed a photographer. She was hired. But after spending some…

Mixed martial arts card set for March 2 at EdCC

Ax Fighting #41, a mixed martial arts and amateur kickboxing event, will be at 8 p.m., March 2 in the Edmonds Community College gymnasium. The event is presented by United Mixed Martial Arts and the Washington National and has 12 bouts lined up with the possibility of more fights being added. One of the featured bouts…

Lynnwood wins Division III high school state boys bowling title

Lynnwood took first place in Division III at the 48th annual Washington State Bowling Proprietors’ Association state high school varsity bowling championships Feb. 17 at the Acme Bowl in Tukwila. The Royals scored 48 points to finish ahead of Kentlake, which had 41. Lynnwood was coached by Charlie Pascoe. The Meadowdale girls team was one…

Royals suffer season-ending loss to Kentwood in double OT

The 3rd-ranked Lynnwood Royals girls basketball team saw its season come to an end Friday night with an upset 61-60 double overtime loss to Kentwood. The Lady Royals finished the season with a 22-2 record. The Conquerors, 16-8, move on to the state 4A high school tournament at the Tacoma Dome next weekend.

SeaWolves schedule tryouts

The North Sound SeaWolves men’s soccer team will be having tryouts from 9 a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m. on March 30 and 31 at Edmonds Community College. The fee to tryout is $39 and players must fill out a registration form prior turning out. Upon successful payment, you will be redirected to fill out a registration form…

North Sound SeaWolves name Ed Moore as new head coach

The North Sound SeaWolves soccer team has named Seattle University assistant coach Ed Moore as the club’s new head coach. Owner Alex Silva, who served as the team’s head coach the previous two seasons, will continue as an assistant coach while focusing more attention on other club business. “There are a lot of good things…

Lynnwood curling team wins men's national championship

Lynnwood’s Brady Clark has added another gold medal to his tally but this one has different words on it. The nine-time U.S. mixed champion and three-time U.S. mixed doubles champion, led his team to a 6-5 win over Minnesota’s Tyler George Feb. 16 to win the 2013 USA Curling National Championships. “I can compare it probably to the…

Lynnwood curling team wins men’s national championship

Lynnwood’s Brady Clark has added another gold medal to his tally but this one has different words on it. The nine-time U.S. mixed champion and three-time U.S. mixed doubles champion, led his team to a 6-5 win over Minnesota’s Tyler George Feb. 16 to win the 2013 USA Curling National Championships. “I can compare it probably to the…

Recipe for Mat Classic success: Cuzzetto, Smith follow different routes to victory

By Mike Cooper Noah Cuzzetto from Edmonds-Woodway and Morgan Smith from Meadowdale stood atop the podium Saturday night at Mat Classic XXV to collect state high school championship medals in wrestling. It was Cuzzetto’s second medal in a row and the third medal in as manyyears for the Warriors. According to Maverick Coach Brian Boardman,…

Meadowdale's Smith wins state wrestling title

Meadowdale’s Morgan Smith took first place in the Class 3A 160-pound division at Mat Classic XXV Saturday night in the Tacoma Dome. Smith captured a 4-2 decision over Oak Harbor’s Joshua Crebbin in the finals. Smith won 5-3 and 6-5 decisions on Friday and then recorded a pin at the 5:19 mark against Prairie’s Mario…

Meadowdale’s Smith wins state wrestling title

Meadowdale’s Morgan Smith took first place in the Class 3A 160-pound division at Mat Classic XXV Saturday night in the Tacoma Dome. Smith captured a 4-2 decision over Oak Harbor’s Joshua Crebbin in the finals. Smith won 5-3 and 6-5 decisions on Friday and then recorded a pin at the 5:19 mark against Prairie’s Mario…

Teed Off Seniors golf group looking for new players

The Lynnwood Senior Center’s Teed Off Seniors golf group has scheduled its information and kickoff meeting from 1-2 p.m., Feb. 22 at the Lynnwood Senior Center. The center sponsors the golfing group on alternate Thursdays throughout the spring, summer, and early fall at the Nile Golf Course. Play is best ball in scheduled foursomes; rain or…

Lynnwood girls basketball team poised for run at state 4A title

By Mike Allende It wasn’t so much its dominance in the Edmonds School District Tournament over the summer. It wasn’t the string of early-season one-sided wins. For Lynnwood High School girls basketball coach Everett Edwards, it wasn’t until an eight-point win over Arlington on Jan. 16 that he felt his team might be in for…

Two Lynnwood High wrestlers qualify for state 4A tournament

Lynnwood High School qualified two wrestlers for state at the Region 1 4A tournament held at Snohomish on Saturday. Hunter Lord, 160 lbs., and Manuel Vazquez, 220 lbs., advanced to the semifinals before losing, but both came back through consolation and qualified for state.  Vazquez placed third while Lord placed fourth. Both will compete in…

Lynnwood's Basham officially signs with University of Washington

Lynnwood senior Andrew Basham officially signed a letter of intent to play football for the University of Washington on Feb. 6. Basham was one of 22 players who signed letters of intent to play for the Huskies, according to Washington football coach Steve Sarkisian. The list includes players from five different states and lists players…

Lynnwood’s Basham officially signs with University of Washington

Lynnwood senior Andrew Basham officially signed a letter of intent to play football for the University of Washington on Feb. 6. Basham was one of 22 players who signed letters of intent to play for the Huskies, according to Washington football coach Steve Sarkisian. The list includes players from five different states and lists players…

Meadowdale High School Cheer wins state championship

Congratulations to the Meadowdale High School cheer squad, which won the 2013 State 3A Cheerleading Championship Saturday. Here are results of the non-tumbling category: NON-TUMBLING 3A SCORE Meadowdale Hanford (Gold) Columbia River Mt. Si (Silver) Mountainview Peninsula Sunnyside 246 228 215 212 193 193 171  

Former Meadowdale football star sought in Camano Island assault

A former Meadowdale High School football player is being sought in the brutal assault of a 29-year-old Camano Island woman in her home last week. According to the Island County Sheriff’s Office, Naji Roshad Moore-Taylor — along with Megan Noelle Failing — assaulted and shot the woman in her home around 8 a.m. Jan. 3….