Shaun Scott

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 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.

 

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 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
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                                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
Mount Si Wildcats 2018 gradate Tank Brewster will play football at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia. The college is 158 miles from Snoqualmie. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Brewster will continue football career at Simon Fraser University in Canada

Mount Si defensive end/linebacker will play football at the Division II level.

Mount Si Wildcats 2018 gradate Tank Brewster will play football at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia. The college is 158 miles from Snoqualmie. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Mount Si Wildcat quarterback Cale Millen, who will be a senior on the gridiron this fall, will play college football at the University of Oregon. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Team unity drives the Wildcat football program

Mount Si quarterback Cale Millen is a seasoned signal caller.

Mount Si Wildcat quarterback Cale Millen, who will be a senior on the gridiron this fall, will play college football at the University of Oregon. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Photo courtesy of Calder Productions
                                Mount Si senior forward Alec Bothwell, right, tries to maneuver around Sumner midfielder Ryan Griffith in the first round of the Class 4A state soccer playoffs on May 15 at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner.

Spartans conquer Wildcats in state playoff game on soccer pitch

Mount Si soccer team finishes the 2018 season with 11 victories.

Photo courtesy of Calder Productions
                                Mount Si senior forward Alec Bothwell, right, tries to maneuver around Sumner midfielder Ryan Griffith in the first round of the Class 4A state soccer playoffs on May 15 at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner.
Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
                                Mount Si Wildcats senior Logan Van Campen hustles to home-plate, scoring a run for his team in the top of the seventh inning. The Issaquah Eagles defeated the Mount Si Wildcats 8-4 in a loser-out, KingCo 4A playoff game on May 4 at Bannerwood Park in Bellevue.

Eagles conquer Wildcats in loser-out playoff game on the diamond

Mount Si finishes the 2018 season with an overall record of 11-10.

Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
                                Mount Si Wildcats senior Logan Van Campen hustles to home-plate, scoring a run for his team in the top of the seventh inning. The Issaquah Eagles defeated the Mount Si Wildcats 8-4 in a loser-out, KingCo 4A playoff game on May 4 at Bannerwood Park in Bellevue.
Shaun Scott, staff photo
                                Mount Si player Samantha Simmons (pictured) went 3-for-3 and scored three runs in a contest against the Newport Knights on April 25 in Snoqualmie. Newport defeated Mount Si, 10-7.

Wildcat rally falls just short against Knights

Mount Si player Samantha Simmons had three hits against Newport.

Shaun Scott, staff photo
                                Mount Si player Samantha Simmons (pictured) went 3-for-3 and scored three runs in a contest against the Newport Knights on April 25 in Snoqualmie. Newport defeated Mount Si, 10-7.

Witnessing a historic sports moment was a memorable experience

A quick weekend trip to California was unforgettable.

Shaun Scott, staff photo
                                The Mount Si Wildcats defeated the Issaquah Eagles 4-1 in a contest between KingCo 4A rivals on April 18 at Issaquah High School.

Wildcats defeat Eagles in KingCo 4A matchup on the diamond

Mount Si pitcher Michael Collins dominates on the hill against Issaquah.

Shaun Scott, staff photo
                                The Mount Si Wildcats defeated the Issaquah Eagles 4-1 in a contest between KingCo 4A rivals on April 18 at Issaquah High School.
Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Mount Si Wildcats senior midfielder Kyle Hunter, center, is surrounded by Issaquah Eagles players in a matchup between KingCo 4A rivals on April 13 at Mount Si High School. Issaquah defeated Mount Si 2-0.

Wildcats lose to Eagles in KingCo 4A soccer showdown

Mount Si struggles to get offense on track against Issaquah.

Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
                                Mount Si Wildcats senior midfielder Kyle Hunter, center, is surrounded by Issaquah Eagles players in a matchup between KingCo 4A rivals on April 13 at Mount Si High School. Issaquah defeated Mount Si 2-0.