The student news site of Lake Stevens High School


The student news site of Lake Stevens High School


The student news site of Lake Stevens High School



Breath, aim, swing: Senior Zach Hansen at snohomish driving range.
Zach perfects his swing at the driving range.

Zach Hansen’s golf journey

Hayden Primozich, Head Photographer May 22, 2023

Prepare to be inspired by the incredible journey of senior Zach Hansen, a student-athlete who has left an indelible mark on the world of golf. With unwavering determination and a passion for excellence,...

Shots up: March Madness brackets are filling up as basketball fans gamble on their favorite month of the year. The mens and womens tournaments are expected to break records with the amount of money bet on games this year.

Jump into the Madness

Joseph McGinnis, Sports Editor April 14, 2023

March Madness is an annual college basketball tournament held in the United States and it is one of the most exciting and anticipated events in American sports. The tournament, which is organized by the...

Wow! Rihanna puts on an incredible show at the State Farm stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Rihanna fans were so excited about her performing for the first time in four years.

Superbowl Halftime

Cameron Simpson, Staff Reporter March 2, 2023

Rihanna pioneers a new way to perform halftime shows The thought process and logical thinking when planning to perform Rihanna created a new way of performing at the Super Bowl. Since last performing...

Vikings blowout.
The student section counted for about 40 students. During the playoff games, attendance dropped dramatically.
I just dont feel the positive energy during playoff games, like I do league games, junior Gage Solomun said.

Attendance Plummets as Vikings Football Deads to State Championship

Cameron Simpson, Staff Reporter December 13, 2022

With the quarterfinal blowout win against Gonzaga-Prep, the Vikings headed off to the semifinals against Graham-Kapowsin on Nov. 26, 2022, with little to no help from the student section.  “We took...

Bring on the night and neon lights! Seniors Sydney Adee, Abby Ray, and Hannah Hackney show off their neon attire in the student section. On Oct. 28, the dress-up theme for the last home football game was neon and boy did fans go crazy! My favorite theme is neon just because of some of the outfits people put together, junior Trevor Adkinson said.

Viking spirit improves athletes’ performance

Brynne Shipman, Social Media Editor November 21, 2022

Vikings show pride and spirit through game themes, yet some sports don’t get the same treatmentThis is unfair because all sports should have the same treatment especially if it affects how the athletes...

Tropic like its hot! Seniors Lily Knoll, Jamie Call, Gabriella Hollenbeck, others cheer on the football team in their tropical attire. Tropical spirit themes are my favorite, senior Sarah Fleischmann said.

Make changes to increase sports theme dress-up participation

Brynne Shipman, Social Media Editor November 16, 2022

Showing Viking pride is important to students and staff at Lake Stevens High School. What could be done to increase participation in dressing up to show school spirit? What dress-up themes do students...

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...

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