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…

Edmonds-Woodway honors student-athlete college signees via video

Edmonds-Woodway High School usually hosts an in-person ceremony to honor its senior athletes who have signed to play their sport in college the following year. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, EWHS is recognizing those athletes via video. Congratulations to the following seniors: Chinedu Acholonu, Concordia-Irvine, Track & Field Mutdung Bol, Eastern Washington University—Basketball…

Update: Edmonds-Woodway HS drive-thru Spring Sports Senior Night canceled

The drive-thru Spring Sports Night planned at Edmonds-Woodway High School May 28 won’t be held after all. “It turns out we are not allowed to hold our spring sports senior night tonight,” EWHS Athletic Director Angie McGuire said Thursday. The school is working to find another way to honor its seniors, she said.

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

With COVID-19 looming, local college athletes watch championship run come to end

When it comes to sports, timing is everything. On March 12, the NCAA announced the cancellation of March Madness alongside all winter and spring sports seasons for college athletes. The decision was based on proactive safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, which has surpassed one million cases and 67,000 deaths. For Edmonds native…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Warriors’ Bol named a state basketball all-star, but games canceled

While receiving the accolades of being named a state all-star, Edmonds-Woodway High School senior Mutdung Bol won’t get to enjoy the spoils of playing in an All-State game later this month. Bol was picked as a Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association (WIBCA) All-State recipient for the 2019-2020 season that ended earlier this month. With the…

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 Edmonds-Woodway, Meadowdale high schools

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

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

The Edmonds School District announced Friday it 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…