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Girl’s tennis sends freshman singles player to compete at state and beyond

Girl’s tennis sends freshman singles player to compete at state and beyond

Evelyn Yang, Reporter

July 16, 2018


Filed under Girls Tennis, Showcase, Sports, Spring

In May, freshman Brooke Demerath placed fifth in 4A singles at the WIAA State Tennis Championships, the first girl to represent Inglemoor girl’s tennis at the state level since her older sister Sabrina Demerath in 2012. Demerath qualified for state after placing second at the district level. She was also name...

Baseball wins KingCo for the first time in 17 years

Baseball wins KingCo for the first time in 17 years

Caden Frank, Reporter

May 18, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports, Spring

When the Vikings slipped into the final slot of the KingCo playoffs, they had already reached the goal they set at the beginning of the year. Despite reaching their goal, senior Brandon Fothergill said there was still an urgency in him, knowing this was his last year performing in front of his friends, an...

Inglemoor baseball team honors former coach with ceremony and scholarship

Inglemoor baseball team honors former coach with ceremony and scholarship

Caden Frank, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Baseball, News, Showcase, Sports, Spring

Friday, March 16. Players, and coaches from the Inglemoor baseball program watch and listen in the moments leading up to their game. On every one of their black Viking hats, a yellow “JM” is stitched onto the side, a new addition to the design of the uniforms. They’re the initials of former player and...

Lil’ Viks, bigger spirit

Lil’ Viks, bigger spirit

Oliver Hopcroft, Opinion Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Feature, Print Stories, Sports

If you’ve been to a football or basketball game, you’ve probably seen a group of passionate elementary school students, cheering on the sidelines with spirit gear and pom-poms. These are the Lil’ Viks. At their cheer camp, held twice a year for one day, boys and girls in pre-K through sixth gr...

Lady Viks advance to the Kingco playoffs for the 2nd straight year

Lady Viks advance to the Kingco playoffs for the 2nd straight year

Caden Frank, Reporter

February 10, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter

As the season winds down and the KingCo girls team prepares for the playoffs, the Lady Viks are right in the middle of the playoff action. With a record of 10-8, the Vikings are currently in a good position to advance into the playoffs as the sixth seed. Shaylen Haller, a senior captain on the girls tea...

Boys Basketball improving in the midst of a tough 2017-2018 campaign

Boys Basketball improving in the midst of a tough 2017-2018 campaign

Caden Frank, Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter

Despite the difference in success from last season, the youthful roster has continued to work hard and focus on their team improvement as a whole. Coach Gregory Lowell said that improvement has been his main focus all year. “They’ve improved in every area. Offensively, we are setting screens and ...

Swim team acquires divers for postseason

Swim team acquires divers for postseason

Christian Barlow, Sports Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Sports, Winter

Records show that the boys swim team continued to fight hard through their season. After facing a recent string of losses, junior Captain Quinn McCloseky said that the reason behind the recent struggles is very clear. “We are a fierce bunch,” McCloseky said, “but our boys are small in n...

Students hit the slopes

Students hit the slopes

Sam Goetze, Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Print Stories, Sports

Blue skies, fresh powder and some good friends are the perfect ingredients for a day on the slopes. With the impressive amount of snow the Northwest has had this winter, many high school students are heading to the mountains to ski and snowboard. Whether someone is an instructor, a highly experience...

Students continue sports outside of school

Students continue sports outside of school

Olivia Sasson and Christian Barlow

February 3, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports

Freshman runs with Cascade Striders By Olivia Sasson Being on one cross country team takes a significant amount of time and commitment, and freshman Brooklyn Liang is now running for two. Liang has been running for the Cascade Striders Club for four years and has just finished her first season ...

Youthful roster may be an early obstacle for boys basketball

Youthful roster may be an early obstacle for boys basketball

Caden Frank, Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter

As the Varsity boys lead up to this season’s league play,  they may have a potential challenge already brewing. The roster includes six underclassmen (five sophomores, and one freshman.) However the team is ready to face the season head on. “When you’re younger, it’s all sort of a process in terms ...

Girls basketball captains excited by the young squad

Girls basketball captains excited by the young squad

Caden Frank, Reporter

December 17, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter

The girls squad enters the 2017 season with a roster full of young athletes. The team includes just two seniors, and only five total upperclassmen. However, according to senior captain Shalen Haller, the inexperience on the roster is overshadowed by the team’s remarkable determination. “This ...

Boys swim and dive prepares to make a splash

Boys swim and dive prepares to make a splash

Shannon Hong, Reporter

December 16, 2017


Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Print Stories, Sports, Winter

During the few weeks since the boys swim and dive season started, the team has already formed strong connections with one another. “It’s still early on, but they seem like they’re bonding really well. They’re a tight-knit group and they’re all pushing each other, which is fun to see,” Co...

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