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Mount Si Wildcats freshman guard Bennett O’Connor takes the ball strong to the hoop against Glacier Peak on Feb. 16. Mount Si earned a 60-53 overtime victory, clinching a berth in the district title game. Mount Si notched a 65-56 victory over Jackson to win the 4A WesKing District title on Feb. 18. The Wildcats (23-2) will play in the regionals this weekend at a place and time to be determined at the Record deadline. Photo courtesy of Calder Productions

Mount Si wins district title

The Mount Si Wildcats boys basketball team earned a 65-56 victory over Jackson to win the 4A WesKing District title on Feb. 18. The Wildcats… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2019
Mount Si Wildcats freshman guard Bennett O’Connor takes the ball strong to the hoop against Glacier Peak on Feb. 16. Mount Si earned a 60-53 overtime victory, clinching a berth in the district title game. Mount Si notched a 65-56 victory over Jackson to win the 4A WesKing District title on Feb. 18. The Wildcats (23-2) will play in the regionals this weekend at a place and time to be determined at the Record deadline. Photo courtesy of Calder Productions
Mount Si Wildcats sophomore Tryon Kaess earned first place in the Mat Classic Class 4A state tournament in the 106-pound division. Kaess defeated Davis wrestler Jaden Sanchez 7-3 in the championship match on Feb. 16 at the Tacoma Dome. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Kaess reaches the absolute pinnacle on the mat

Mount Si sophomore Tryon Kaess captures a state title.

Mount Si Wildcats sophomore Tryon Kaess earned first place in the Mat Classic Class 4A state tournament in the 106-pound division. Kaess defeated Davis wrestler Jaden Sanchez 7-3 in the championship match on Feb. 16 at the Tacoma Dome. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Flying through the pool

Mount Si junior Nathan Harris competes in the 100 butterfly B final at the 4A state meet on Saturday at the King County Aquatics Center… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2019

Soccer and hockey take center stage on vacation / Sports Scene

When you’re on vacation, you might as well pack as many vital activities into your schedule as you can, right? Sometimes, the docket lengthens as… Continue reading

Inglemoor junior Cecelia Bresee, right, is defended proficiently by Mount Si freshman forward Lauren Glazier, left, during a Wes-King 4A district playoff game on Feb. 7 at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Vikings earn win against Wildcats in loser-out playoff game

Mount Si girls hoops team finishes the season with 11 wins.

Inglemoor junior Cecelia Bresee, right, is defended proficiently by Mount Si freshman forward Lauren Glazier, left, during a Wes-King 4A district playoff game on Feb. 7 at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
Mount Si 170-pound wrestler Sage Phelps, right, pictured wrestling against North Creek’s Matt Kendrick in the finals, earned second place in his weight class at the 4A KingCo wrestling tournament on Feb. 2 at North Creek High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Wildcats grapplers perform well at 4A KingCo tournament

Mount Si wrestling team finishes in second place at KingCo tourney.

  • Feb 12, 2019
Mount Si 170-pound wrestler Sage Phelps, right, pictured wrestling against North Creek’s Matt Kendrick in the finals, earned second place in his weight class at the 4A KingCo wrestling tournament on Feb. 2 at North Creek High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Six Mount Si High School Wildcats student athletes made their collegiate athletic choices known to the entire North Bend/Snoqualmie community during a signing-day ceremony on the morning of Feb. 7 at Mount Si High School. Mount Si athletes moving on to the collegiate level in their respective sports consisted of Hayley West (Oregon State University-rowing), Jonny Barrett (Dartmouth-football), Tessa Lewis (Southwestern University-lacrosse), Jessica Morris (University of Findlay-lacrosse), Mateo DiDomenico (Cal State East Bay-soccer) and Joe Waskom (University of Washington-track). Photo courtesy of Darren Brown

Wildcat athletes partake in signing-day ceremony

Six Mount Si High School Wildcats student athletes made their collegiate athletic choices known to the entire North Bend/Snoqualmie community during a signing-day ceremony on… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2019
Six Mount Si High School Wildcats student athletes made their collegiate athletic choices known to the entire North Bend/Snoqualmie community during a signing-day ceremony on the morning of Feb. 7 at Mount Si High School. Mount Si athletes moving on to the collegiate level in their respective sports consisted of Hayley West (Oregon State University-rowing), Jonny Barrett (Dartmouth-football), Tessa Lewis (Southwestern University-lacrosse), Jessica Morris (University of Findlay-lacrosse), Mateo DiDomenico (Cal State East Bay-soccer) and Joe Waskom (University of Washington-track). Photo courtesy of Darren Brown
Mount Si Wildcats Athletic Director Darren Brown, who is in his second year as the school’s athletic director. Brown has worked in the Snoqualmie Valley School District since 2002. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Brown is a pillar of the community

Mount Si athletic director Darren Brown is committed to the valley.

Mount Si Wildcats Athletic Director Darren Brown, who is in his second year as the school’s athletic director. Brown has worked in the Snoqualmie Valley School District since 2002. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Basketball playoffs tip off for 4A KingCo boys and girls

The 4A KingCo girls basketball tournament tipped off Thursday night. In girls’ action, North Creek (7-6) beat Mount Si (5-8), 71-50, and Issaquah (6-7) beat… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2019

Give it your all in the playoffs and appreciate the moment / Sports Scene

Athletes and coaches have unveiled their best performances in the regular season, and now the postseason is upon us. Strap in tight and prepare for… Continue reading

Mount Si Wildcats junior guard Carly Britton, right, tries to chase down Issaquah senior Luci Stewart, center, in a matchup between rivals on Jan. 25 in Issaquah. Issaquah defeated Mount Si 55-23. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles conquer Wildcats in 4A KingCo contest

Mount Si displays heart in loss on the road against Issaquah.

Mount Si Wildcats junior guard Carly Britton, right, tries to chase down Issaquah senior Luci Stewart, center, in a matchup between rivals on Jan. 25 in Issaquah. Issaquah defeated Mount Si 55-23. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Mount Si Wildcats junior guard Jabe Mullins takes the ball to the hoop in the fourth quarter against the Issaquah Eagles. Mount Si defeated Issaquah 74-49 on Jan. 25 at Issaquah High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Wildcats dominate Eagles on the hardwood

Mount Si earns triumph on the road against Issaquah.

Mount Si Wildcats junior guard Jabe Mullins takes the ball to the hoop in the fourth quarter against the Issaquah Eagles. Mount Si defeated Issaquah 74-49 on Jan. 25 at Issaquah High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
At long last, Edgar Martinez’s waiting game is over. Photo by clare_and_ben/Flickr

Edgar Martinez finally makes the Hall of Fame

In his last year on the ballot, the Mariner legend and greatest designated hitter of all time gets the Cooperstown call.

At long last, Edgar Martinez’s waiting game is over. Photo by clare_and_ben/Flickr

Barrett commits to Dartmouth College

Mount Si senior wide receiver Jonny Barrett has committed to play football next season at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. On his Twitter page… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2019

Shriner jumps into the diving world

Sophomore is Mount Si’s first-ever diver.

Mount Si Wildcats freshman Lauren Glazier, right, and senior Abigail Triou, left, box out a Newport player during a matchup on senior night on Jan. 16 in Snoqualmie. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Knights defeat Wildcats in 4A KingCo matchup

Mount Si loses to Newport on senior night.

Mount Si Wildcats freshman Lauren Glazier, right, and senior Abigail Triou, left, box out a Newport player during a matchup on senior night on Jan. 16 in Snoqualmie. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Mount Si sports some gritty wrestlers

Kaess, Marum and Marenco lead the way.

Sportswriter Shaun Scott and his friends Brian Walker and Tony Walker met NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal at Big Chicken restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada on Nov. 24. Courtesy photo

A memorable Vegas trip

Sportswriter Shaun Scott meets one of the best NBA players to ever lace up sneakers.

Sportswriter Shaun Scott and his friends Brian Walker and Tony Walker met NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal at Big Chicken restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada on Nov. 24. Courtesy photo
The Mount Si Wildcats boys basketball team earned third place in the national division at the Rancho Mirage Holiday Invitational, which took place from Dec. 26-29 in Rancho Mirage, California. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Wildcats rise to the occasion in holiday tournament in California

Mount Si boys basketball team continues to improve.

The Mount Si Wildcats boys basketball team earned third place in the national division at the Rancho Mirage Holiday Invitational, which took place from Dec. 26-29 in Rancho Mirage, California. Shaun Scott/staff photo