Tips for physical distancing in parks and on trails

As some trails and outdoor recreational opportunities reopen, here’s a graphic that reminds visitors about the importance of physical distancing: For more information on how to remain healthy and safe on trails, visit: Washington Trails Association

Golfers gather — at an appropriate distance — for course openings in MLT and Lynnwood

Under sunny skies, golfers flocked to courses in Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace Tuesday — the day designated by Gov. Jay Inslee to resume some statewide recreation activities after closures due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Courses reopened under new State of Washington restrictions that must be followed to ensure social distancing. See more in our earlier story…

Lynnwood, MLT golf courses prepare to get back in the swing with May 5 opening

Managers of golf courses in Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace are readying their facilities for reopening after Gov. Jay Inslee announced last week that he was allowing some statewide recreation to resume after initially shutting everything down to stop the spread of COVID-19. Operators at both courses remind golfers of new State of Washington restrictions that…

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…

COVID-19 disrupts schedules for local youth baseball, softball leagues

While area recreation fields in mid-March would normally include the sights and sounds of youth playing organized baseball and softball, this year is different — thanks to COVID-19. Two local youth organizations acknowledge that the COVID-19 outbreak has affected their spring schedules, but both hope to get their players back on baseball and softball diamonds…

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…

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 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…

Seattle Dragons game-day Sounder trains will run Saturday

Seattle Dragons fans can save on travel time, parking and gas by taking Sound Transit’s Sounder train to the Dragons’ game Saturday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. against the Dallas Renegades. Special Sounder service is in addition to Link light rail, ST Express bus and King County Metro bus service to and from CenturyLink Field….

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…

Prep boys swim: Warriors take 2nd, Royals 5th at district swim championships

After ending Shorecrest’s dominance of the event last year, the Edmonds-Woodway Warriors had to settle for second place at the 2020 District 1 3A Boys Swimming & Diving Championships that finished up Saturday at the Snohomish Aquatic Center. The Scots won the 3A district team title this time, their sixth in the past seven years….