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The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

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The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

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Sports

Lake Stevens Girls Cross Country takes WESCO and is on their way to state! The Lake seniors coming together for one last huddle.

Both boys and girls cross country prevail at WESCO and Districts breaking Lake Stevens history, and now they’re on to state

Peri Hoshock, Staff Reporter November 14, 2022

For the first time in Lake Stevens history, both girl's and boys' cross country have won WESCO. With this win, it shows how much this team has grown in the past three years after COVID-19. The girls faced...

Double Overtime! Lake Stevens Varsity Girls Soccer 0-1 Loss in Double overtime. Fighting for a spot in playoffs.

Heartbreaker finale for soccer

Peri Hoshock, Staff Reporter November 14, 2022

The season for women's soccer has concluded with a standing of five wins, 6 losses, and one tie. This season was most likely one of the hardest the Vikings had to face, facing off against the reigning...

Advantage Vikings: At the close of their season, senior Everett DeLeon awaits state. Four players made it into postseason play. I have never made it to state before, but I am up for the challenge, DeLeon said.

Vikings Tennis bound for State in spring

Joseph McGinnis, Sports Editor November 14, 2022

Lake Stevens senior, Everett DeLeon served up his opponents left and right all year long, earning himself a spot in the WIAA Tennis State Tournament. But it is important to acknowledge all of Lake Stevens...

Horns up! The Lake Stevens volleyball team celebrates after a 3-0 sweep against Ferndale High School. The Vikings clinched their eighth Wesco title in a row after winning against Glacier Peak High School.

Vikings Volleyball makes eighth straight playoff appearance

Joseph McGinnis, Sports Editor November 14, 2022

The Lake Stevens girls volleyball team spiked their way through the competition this season. As the postseason nears, the question arises of whether the Viks will live up to the success and take home the...

Lake Stevens Vikings took home a 48-0 win against Mariner High School in the homecoming game. The Viks walk down the high-five line after their victory, while fireworks go off by nearby neighbors. Our intensity, our ability to play with each other as a group, Kolton Matson said.

Lake Stevens football take the WESCO win

Ella Edens, Staff Reporter November 14, 2022

Lake Stevens Football has had a great start to their season, going 6-2 in their season so far. The Vikings persevered through two tough losses at the beginning of the season against Garfield and West Linn...

Lake Stevens Girls Swim and Dive team seniors, Rachel Howard, Sarah Fleischmann, Savannah Foley, Mackenzie Smith, Charlotte Lamb, Riley Scherer, and Kelly Howard take a breather after their win against Everett High School, 127-53. The Viks have an amazing record of 8-1 and are hoping to add to their wins throughout the season. We really want to get a relay to state this year, Mackenzie Smith said.

Girls Swim & Dive continue their streak

Ella Edens, Staff Reporter November 14, 2022

The Lake Stevens Girls Swim and Dive has rolled through teams this season by beating teams from 51 points to 130 points. They have had a successful season so far with a record of 7-1. The No.2 Vik's put...

Congratulations. LSHS will sign senior student athletes to seven different colleges around the country and here in WA. Seniors and families decorated tables with school colors, images and logos of their college, while wearing clothing that represented where theyll head to in the fall. The coach Ill be playing for is fantastic and I couldnt be more excited, Wells said.

An opportunity of a lifetime for an athlete

Melanie Delestrez, Staff Reporter May 26, 2022

National Signing Day for committed college athletes was Feb. 1, 2022, or as we work our way into the summer months, verbally committed athletes still have the ability to sign. Athletes are faced with...

Game ready: Grace, Riley and Alexandra walk to their van to travel to their soccer game. The Unified Soccer Team has been training for these games and working together as a team.  I like listening to music and singing, said Riley Smith.

Unified in spirit and connected on the field

Madelynn Butler and Julia Kiehn, Section Editor May 23, 2022

The Unified Soccer Team was created this year to give every student a chance to play the sport they love. It is a fusion between students who are developmentally disabled and able-bodied students. This...

Las Vegas, NV - April 28, 2022: Fans all across the United States gather at the set site for the 2022 NFL Draft. To kickoff the 22 year, the Jaguars chose the first pick after their 3-14 season. This place was very energetic and a very good way to start this season, sophomore Liam Lureas said.

Jacksonville Jaguars select Travon Walker 1st overall

Aidyn Marshall, Staff Reporter May 23, 2022

The NFL Draft, which was held in Vegas this year, had its disappointing moments, especially for Jaguars fans. They selected Defensive End (DE) Travon Walker with their No.1 pick, a top 10 player for sure,...

Suns out guns out: With the season coming to an end, multiple teams prepare to make deep runs in the postseason. This being our first full-length season in two years makes it special for all of us, and I just wanna make the most of it,  senior Ryan Harden said.

Spring Sports Wrap up

Lucien Sevilla, Sports Section Editor May 23, 2022

Track and Field The Lake Stevens track teams have always been a powerhouse in Wesco and in the state. Recently they have been crowned Wesco Champs. They have many high spots on both the boys and girls...

Esport scholarship opportunity: Washington is hosting its first in-person esport event with many opportunities for students. Having previously had no in-person events there has been no opportunity as big as this for gamers. Although I cant make it to the event Im really excited to see some in-person events starting up senior Jonathan Frame said.

High school esport tournament creates a promising outlook for the sport

Cassius Peterson, News Section Editor May 19, 2022

The North America Scholastic Esports Association is a program created by Scholastic to provide opportunities in eSports for students currently enrolled in public and private schools through learning and...

Strike! youre out!: Senior Kyleigh Lynn holds up horns towards the outfield after pitching a strike. Lake Stevens fans bundled up in the stands at MPHS, as words of encouragement were said from teammates in the dugout. Im excited for this season and how far well go, sophomore Ava Heston said.

Take me out to the ball game

Melanie Delestrez, Staff Reporter April 25, 2022

COVID-19 cut the 2020-2021 softball season to a short 13 games with a record six wins, seven losses. Coming into the season, softball is set to play a 21 game season, and in 13 games they have a record...