Sports

Adrenaline-filled life of gymnastics

Mount Si’s Johnson and her team vault to success.

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

2018: The year in sports for the Mount Si region

Athletic success is a staple of the Snoqualmie/North Bend community.

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

Millen signs on to play with University of Oregon

Mount Si star quarterback Cale Millen signed his letter of intent on Dec. 19 to play at the University of Oregon next season. He received… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2018
Mount Si Wildcats junior center Sela Heide, right, scored a team-high 15 points in a 4A KingCo contest against the Newport Knights on Dec. 14 in Factoria. Newport defeated Mount Si, 45-36. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Knights attain comeback victory against Wildcats

Mount Si girls basketball team loses close game against Newport.

Mount Si Wildcats junior center Sela Heide, right, scored a team-high 15 points in a 4A KingCo contest against the Newport Knights on Dec. 14 in Factoria. Newport defeated Mount Si, 45-36. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
Mount Si junior guard Jabe Mullins, left, surveys the court while being defended by Newport senior Thomas Kristen. Mount Si defeated Newport, 66-44, on Dec. 14 at Newport High School in Factoria. Mullins scored 18 points in the win. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Wildcats seal victory with second-half surge against Knights

Mount Si earns win on the road against Newport.

Mount Si junior guard Jabe Mullins, left, surveys the court while being defended by Newport senior Thomas Kristen. Mount Si defeated Newport, 66-44, on Dec. 14 at Newport High School in Factoria. Mullins scored 18 points in the win. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
Mount Si Wildcats senior wrestler Spencer Marenco went 1-2 at the Mat Classic Class 4A state wrestling tournament during his junior season. Marenco said his goal this season is to win a state championship in his final year of high school wrestling. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Marenco is motivated to reach the mountaintop

Mount Si three-sport athlete wants to earn a state wrestling crown.

Mount Si Wildcats senior wrestler Spencer Marenco went 1-2 at the Mat Classic Class 4A state wrestling tournament during his junior season. Marenco said his goal this season is to win a state championship in his final year of high school wrestling. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Seattle Seahawks legend Kam Chancellor, who played with the Seahawks from 2010-2017, will be making an appearance at the American Express Experience prior to the start of the Seattle Seahawks/Minnesota Vikings Monday Night football game. Chancellor will be interacting with fans signing autographs and posing for photos. All Seattle Seahawks Pro Shops in Seattle will offer a 20 percent discount on Tuesday, Dec. 11 for any American Express Card members using their Amex card for in-store purchases. Photo courtesy of the Seattle Seahawks

Catching up with Kam

Sportswriter Shaun Scott talks with Seahawks legend Kam Chancellor about his life away from football.

Seattle Seahawks legend Kam Chancellor, who played with the Seahawks from 2010-2017, will be making an appearance at the American Express Experience prior to the start of the Seattle Seahawks/Minnesota Vikings Monday Night football game. Chancellor will be interacting with fans signing autographs and posing for photos. All Seattle Seahawks Pro Shops in Seattle will offer a 20 percent discount on Tuesday, Dec. 11 for any American Express Card members using their Amex card for in-store purchases. Photo courtesy of the Seattle Seahawks

Heaps of height, team togetherness on the hardwood

Mount Si girls aim to reach league playoffs.

Getting set to grind down basketball opponents

Mount Si boys sport solid lineup.

Mount Si football players earn all-league honors

A plethora of Mount Si football players earned 4A KingCo Crest all-league awards for their play on the gridiron during the 2018 season. Cale Millen… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2018
Front, left to right: Michele Lalime, Pat Tuton, Kitty Hubbard, Zhe Li, Shawn Thornsberry, Tracy Qi and Calvin Vu; back, left to right: Zheng Mu, Shu Shen, Daniel Chua, Rajesh Singh and Jeetu Thakur. The team designed its own gold logo, complete with the Space Needle, Mount Rainier, the Columbia Center and Smith Tower. Courtesy photo

Adult tennis squad takes second at nationals

Mixed doubles squad features Snoqualmie resident.

Front, left to right: Michele Lalime, Pat Tuton, Kitty Hubbard, Zhe Li, Shawn Thornsberry, Tracy Qi and Calvin Vu; back, left to right: Zheng Mu, Shu Shen, Daniel Chua, Rajesh Singh and Jeetu Thakur. The team designed its own gold logo, complete with the Space Needle, Mount Rainier, the Columbia Center and Smith Tower. Courtesy photo
Brent Lutz (pictured) is the new head coach of the Mount Si Wildcats baseball program. Photo courtesy of Mount Si Baseball

Lutz is the Wildcats’ new skipper in the dugout

Former assistant promoted to head coaching role on the diamond.

Brent Lutz (pictured) is the new head coach of the Mount Si Wildcats baseball program. Photo courtesy of Mount Si Baseball
Mount Si Wildcats senior wide receiver Jonny Barrett (pictured) tries to escape a tackle from Puyallup defensive back Kyler Johnson. Puyallup defeated Mount Si 47-34 in the Class 4A state quarterfinals. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Wildcats lose to Vikings in Class 4A state quarterfinals

Mount Si finishes the 2018 season with an overall record of 10-2.

Mount Si Wildcats senior wide receiver Jonny Barrett (pictured) tries to escape a tackle from Puyallup defensive back Kyler Johnson. Puyallup defeated Mount Si 47-34 in the Class 4A state quarterfinals. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
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 placekicker Reed Paradissis has been the starting kicker for his team since his freshman season in the fall of 2015. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Wildcats conquer Mount Vernon in first round of the 4A state football playoffs

Mount Si will host the Puyallup Vikings in the Class 4A state quarterfinals.

  • Nov 11, 2018

Mount Si volleyball ends season at districts

Mount Si finished its volleyball season with a 3-0 loss to Kamiak in the 4A Wes-King district tournament on Nov. 8 at Bothell High. The… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018
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 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

Mount Si’s Waskom runs to first at state

Wildcat is school’s first-ever cross country state champion.

Mount Si bounces into district volleyball tournament

Wildcats take sixth at 4A KingCo tourney.

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.

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