Shaun Scott

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.

 

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 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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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