Shaun Scott

Mount Si Wildcats placekicker Reed Paradissis has been the starting kicker for his team since his freshman season in the fall of 2015. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Confident kicker comes through in the clutch

Mount Si Wildcats senior field goal kicker Reed Paradissis delivers under pressure.

 

Mount Si Wildcats senior defensive lineman RJ Bell, who has been on the varsity roster since the second half of his freshman season in the fall of 2015. Bell, who weighs 285 pounds, is the largest defensive lineman on the Wildcats roster. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Bell bulldozes opponents in the trenches

Wildcats defensive lineman RJ Bell sets the tone on the interior line.

 

Mount Si Wildcats head football coach Charlie Kinnune, center, addresses his players following their convincing 42-0 victory against the Rogers Rams in a winner-to-state, loser-out playoff game on Nov. 3 in Snoqualmie. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Wildcats dominate Rams in playoff opener on the gridiron

Mount Si quarterback Cale Millen connects with Jonny Barrett on four of his five touchdown passes.

 

A Woodinville defensive back knocks down a pass intended for Mount Si junior wide receiver Colby Botten in the 4A KingCo championship game on Oct. 25. Woodinville defeated Mount Si 16-14. Photo courtesy of Calder Productions

Late field goal lifts Falcons to victory against Wildcats

Woodinville junior Blake Glessner connects on 47-yard field goal with 6:03 left in regulation.

A Woodinville defensive back knocks down a pass intended for Mount Si junior wide receiver Colby Botten in the 4A KingCo championship game on Oct. 25. Woodinville defeated Mount Si 16-14. Photo courtesy of Calder Productions
Mount Si Wildcats senior quarterback Cale Millen, who will play college football at the University of Oregon next fall, has 30 touchdown passes and just four interceptions through the first seven games of the 2018 football season. The Wildcats currently have an overall record of 7-0. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Superb signal caller leads Wildcats

Mount Si senior quarterback Cale Millen’s accuracy wreaks havoc on defenses.

Mount Si Wildcats senior quarterback Cale Millen, who will play college football at the University of Oregon next fall, has 30 touchdown passes and just four interceptions through the first seven games of the 2018 football season. The Wildcats currently have an overall record of 7-0. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Mount Si Wildcats sophomore running back Cole Norah has emerged as one of the most important players to his team’s offense. Norah scored a team-high three touchdowns against the Issaquah Eagles on Oct. 5. Mount Si currently has an overall record of 6-0 thus far during the 2018 season. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Sensational sophomore on the gridiron

Mount Si running back Cole Norah is rising to the occasion.

Mount Si Wildcats sophomore running back Cole Norah has emerged as one of the most important players to his team’s offense. Norah scored a team-high three touchdowns against the Issaquah Eagles on Oct. 5. Mount Si currently has an overall record of 6-0 thus far during the 2018 season. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Mount Si Wildcats senior quarterback Cale Millen, left, hands off to running back Cole Norah in the first half of play. Norah had three rushing touchdowns in Mount Si’s 38-6 victory against Issaquah on Oct. 5 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Wildcats undefeated streak continues

Mount Si improves overall record to 6-0 during the 2018 season.

Mount Si Wildcats senior quarterback Cale Millen, left, hands off to running back Cole Norah in the first half of play. Norah had three rushing touchdowns in Mount Si’s 38-6 victory against Issaquah on Oct. 5 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Mount Si Wildcats sophomore Corey Gazit is his team’s No. 1 singles player on the varsity roster. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Gazit is thriving in the top spot on the court

Sensational sophomore leads Wildcat tennis squad.

Mount Si Wildcats sophomore Corey Gazit is his team’s No. 1 singles player on the varsity roster. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Mount Si Wildcats senior girls soccer player Shelby Johnson wants to lead her team to the playoffs in her final season of high school soccer this November. Through seven games the Wildcats have compiled an overall record of 3-3-1. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Leader of the Wildcats

Mount Si senior Shelby Johnson wants to lead her soccer team to playoffs in final season.

Mount Si Wildcats senior girls soccer player Shelby Johnson wants to lead her team to the playoffs in her final season of high school soccer this November. Through seven games the Wildcats have compiled an overall record of 3-3-1. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Mount Si Wildcats head coach Bonnie Foote instructs her team during a timeout in a matchup against the Bishop Blanchet Braves on Sept. 6 in Snoqualmie. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Wildcats earn comeback win against Braves

Mount Si wins final three sets against Bishop Blanchet.

Mount Si Wildcats head coach Bonnie Foote instructs her team during a timeout in a matchup against the Bishop Blanchet Braves on Sept. 6 in Snoqualmie. Shaun Scott/staff photo
The view from the Little Si hiking trail summit in North Bend. Photo courtesy of James Martin

Aspiring for the pinnacle on the trail

Sportswriter Shaun Scott goes hiking on Labor Day weekend.

The view from the Little Si hiking trail summit in North Bend. Photo courtesy of James Martin
The Mount Si Wildcats girls soccer team is striving for continued improvement on the pitch this fall. The Wildcats finished the 2017 season with an overall record of 4-11-1. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Wildcats are focused on continued improvement

Mount Si head coach Sophie Rockow is in her second season leading the program.

The Mount Si Wildcats girls soccer team is striving for continued improvement on the pitch this fall. The Wildcats finished the 2017 season with an overall record of 4-11-1. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Mount Si Wildcats senior quarterback Cale Millen, center, unleashes pass deep down the right sideline on the first day of practice on Aug. 15. Millen will play college football at the University of Oregon next year. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Wildcats looking to build on stellar 2017 season

Mount Si returns a bevy of skill players to the lineup.

Mount Si Wildcats senior quarterback Cale Millen, center, unleashes pass deep down the right sideline on the first day of practice on Aug. 15. Millen will play college football at the University of Oregon next year. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Mount Si High School junior Rammy O’Keeffe, right, poses for a picture with his best friend Jaxon Cosina, left. O’Keeffe is an avid “Garden Trampoline” competitor and recently tested his skills against top notch athletes in Denmark from July 31-Aug. 6. Photo courtesy of Chatty O’Keeffe

Thriving on the trampoline

Social media is catapulting the sport of ‘Garden Trampoline’ to new heights.

Mount Si High School junior Rammy O’Keeffe, right, poses for a picture with his best friend Jaxon Cosina, left. O’Keeffe is an avid “Garden Trampoline” competitor and recently tested his skills against top notch athletes in Denmark from July 31-Aug. 6. Photo courtesy of Chatty O’Keeffe
The Eastside Lions varsity rugby squad (pictured) earned third place at Nationals in Kansas City this past May. Photo courtesy of Hugh Gladner

Eastside Lions rugby club is thriving on the Eastside

Lions varsity squad earns third place at nationals.

The Eastside Lions varsity rugby squad (pictured) earned third place at Nationals in Kansas City this past May. Photo courtesy of Hugh Gladner
Mount Si Wildcats senior defensive end/right tackle Slater Macko (pictured during spring practices in early June) is eagerly anticipating his senior season on the gridiron. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Relentless work ethic drives Macko on gridiron

Mount Si senior Slater Macko can’t wait for the 2018 football season to begin.

Mount Si Wildcats senior defensive end/right tackle Slater Macko (pictured during spring practices in early June) is eagerly anticipating his senior season on the gridiron. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Sound Publishing sportswriter Shaun Scott poses for a quick picture with members of the Bellevue Christian Vikings football team following a weight training session on July 19 at Bellevue Christian School in Bellevue.
                                Photo courtesy of Todd Green

An undoubtedly memorable experience

Working out with the Bellevue Christian Vikings football team was a formidable test.

Sound Publishing sportswriter Shaun Scott poses for a quick picture with members of the Bellevue Christian Vikings football team following a weight training session on July 19 at Bellevue Christian School in Bellevue.
                                Photo courtesy of Todd Green
Shaun Scott, staff photo
                                The Mount Si High School stadium field received a makeover this summer. New synthetic artifical turf was installed in mid-July. It was the first time the playing surface at Mount Si High School had been replaced since 2005.

A brand-new playing surface at Mount Si

Mount Si Wildcats sports teams will enjoy an up-to-date field.

Shaun Scott, staff photo
                                The Mount Si High School stadium field received a makeover this summer. New synthetic artifical turf was installed in mid-July. It was the first time the playing surface at Mount Si High School had been replaced since 2005.

Going outside of the comfort zone

Sound Publishing sportswriter Shaun Scott discusses his affinity for hot yoga.

Mount Si Wildcats player Bijon Sidhu, right, tries to block a shot against Issaquah forward Will Farmer in a KingCo 4A contest between rivals on Jan. 5. The Wildcats finished the 2017-18 season with an overall record of 13-11.
                                Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Wildcats display determination at Gonzaga team camp

Mount Si looking to build on promising 2017-18 seaosn on the hardwood.

Mount Si Wildcats player Bijon Sidhu, right, tries to block a shot against Issaquah forward Will Farmer in a KingCo 4A contest between rivals on Jan. 5. The Wildcats finished the 2017-18 season with an overall record of 13-11.
                                Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography