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Sports

Juniors Brian Alcaraz and Theo Groshong tackle Mariner High School’s running back on Nov. 4.

Football runs a marathon, not a sprint

Jackie Su (she/her), Co-Editor-in-Chief December 3, 2022

Last year, the football program decided to switch from Kingco 4A to an independent schedule starting in the 2022 season. This new schedule consisted of opponent teams mostly from the 3A standing. This...

Kealey Stanich supervises the student section during a football game at Pop Keeney Stadium on Nov. 4.

Kealey Stanich steps up as new athletic director

Daniel Su (he/him), Reporter November 30, 2022

Kealey Stanich (she/her) has filled Lance Gatter’s shoes as Inglemoor’s new athletic director. Before she was promoted as athletic director, Stanich taught health and fitness and coached girls volleyball....

Cate Stead, Teagan Kirk, Gigi Grimm, Giuliana Farkas and Kiera Freeman celebrate a point during the game on Oct. 24.

Volleyball gave it all their might on Senior Night

Jackie Su (she/her), Co-Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2022

Girls volleyball put up a hard fight against Newport High School for their senior night on October 24, 2022. The Vikings played four sets against the Knights and lost three to one.  Senior Meadow Clarkson...

Seniors Dylan Magdziarz, Ella Wall, Denisha Nash, Anya Gilbertson, Riley McQuade and Danica Grotle pose in front of the field.

Vikings stand their ground on Senior Night

Jackie Su (she/her), Co-Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2022

The girls soccer team was neck-to-neck with the North Creek High School Jaguars during their senior night on Oct. 25, resulting in a 1-1 tie at the end of the night. Seniors Riley McQuade (she/her),...

Kaito Shanafelt, Luke Mcquade and Kento Shanafelt at Pop Keeney Stadium on Sept 30.

Vikings “suit” up

William He (he/him) and Claire Meng (she/her) October 30, 2022

From Naked Viks to ASH (Associated Student Hype) and now “the Suits,” the tradition of senior boys leading the student section has long been upheld at Inglemoor. This year, it’s hard to miss the...

Nordic recaps Inglemoors sports highlights from the 2021-2022 fall, winter, and spring seasons

Assorted sports highlights from the year

Siqi Li, Tam Tran, and Hope Rasa July 18, 2022

Water sports Girls swim won six out of the seven races they competed in this year by large margins, beating North Creek 149-42, Bothell 142-41, Woodinville 117-66, Redmond 90-86, Eastlake 109-67 and...

Coach Christian Hanna instructs players how to block during a drill on June 2.

Football to no longer play other NSD high schools

Jackie Su and Arushi Sharma June 27, 2022

Since 1998, Inglemoor’s football team has played competitively at the 4A level in the KingCo conference. Schools placed in the 4A level have at least 1,300 students in grades nine to eleven. Starting...

 Peer coach Erin Geoffray with athlete Marcos Rodriguez at the last bowling game on April 5.

Getting the ball rolling with unified bowling

Alissa Lau and Olivia Kim May 4, 2022

Unified Bowling is an opportunity for students with disabilities to train with peer coaches outside of the special education program and to compete with other schools. Peer coaches work alongside the athletes...


Freshman JayJay Maclean poses to throw a javelin at a practice on April 4.

Sticks & frisbees: Viking track and field athletes

Siqi Li and Natalie Dion May 1, 2022

Track and field has been a highly successful sport at Inglemoor since the school was built in 1965. And it remains so, despite two years of canceled meets due to COVID-19. The large team meets every weekday...

Junior captain of the girl’s badminton team Kat Zuo wins second place at the 2022 KingCo tournament.

Kingco Kat scores high

Hope Rasa, Sports Editor April 24, 2022

Junior badminton captain and DECA vice president of public relations Kat Zuo returned from DECA nationals in Atlanta, Georgia, only a few hours before placing second in the KingCo badminton tournament...

Junior Ava Lachmann practices putting on March 3.

Spotlight: Girls badminton, golf and tennis

Kath Shelden and Mya Vo March 21, 2022

Badminton Senior captain Alice Taylor said that badminton is a relatively new sport at Inglemoor, and the current team is about half new recruits, thanks to shortened seasons caused by COVID for the...

Deniz Muhittinglu at the Inglemoor vs. Juanita soccer match at Pop Keeney on Mar. 15.

Spotlight: Boys soccer and lacrosse

Violet Brose and Natalie Dion March 20, 2022

Over a dozen sports teams will play this spring season, including boys soccer and lacrosse. But according to many spring players, their games draw very few spectators. Junior soccer team captain Ty Dixey...

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