The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

Valhalla

The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

Valhalla

The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

Valhalla

Sports

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...

Seattle, Washington - April 15, 2022: The Ms are high favorites to win the AL West here in 2022 and fans across Washington are ready to celebrate a playoff birth here in the Pacific North-West. The defending AL Champs Houston Astros came to town on the Mariners home opener in front of a sold-out crowd at T-Mobile Park.  Being a Mariners fan lowkey sucks because they shouldve made the playoffs last year and now we have to wait a full 7 months to see them in the promise land, sophomore Zachary Rhodes said.

Seattle Mariners 2022 season preview

Dallas Medalia and Aidyn Marshall April 25, 2022

Oct. 3, 2021, Raisel Iglesias struck out Mitch Haniger on a 1-2 pitch to close out the M’s 21’ season. The Red Sox came from behind to beat the Nats’ to clinch their spot in the playoffs. A win by...

Rained out: Tiernan Perkins runs to second base in the pouring rain during a hard game. Perkins has been excited to play his junior year but has faced unexpected weather that has postponed games. You never know when your last day will be, so work hard and make today better than yesterday, Perkins said.

How bad weather impacts spring sports in Washington?

Dylan Slezak and Gavin Lucas April 25, 2022

There is unexpected weather such as hail, rain, and snow. Weather can hurt outside sports, and it’s usually rain or snow, giving players a higher chance of slipping or losing footing when the ground...

Backhand Smash: Lake Stevens High School welcomes back their spring sports. The girls tennis team played against Mariner High School, taking the overall win. As of now, the varsity team is taking a total of 4 wins so far, and we hope to gather more, senior Shealyn Haack said.

Baby got backhand

Madeline Duffy April 25, 2022

Our Lady Vikings stepped onto the courts, competing against their first opponents, Overlake High School, with 1 win and 6 losses. These girls got their first game jitters out, leading their next game against...

One last ride: Senior Chloe Pattison, Senior Wyatt Springer, Junior Garrett Chesley, and Senior Jaden Cardona all compete in their respective sports at the State tournament. After having such a weird season last year with no postseason Im glad to have one this year,  Pattison said.

Winter Sports Post Season

Lucien Sevilla, Sports Section Editor March 16, 2022

Boys swim and dive After becoming Wesco Champs, the boys team went onto districts. After a record breaking meet, they captured their first district title in league history. This was also the first time...

Lake Stevens Vikings headed towards a successful Spring Season

Eily Wagner, Photographer March 16, 2022

Spring sports started on Monday, Feb. 28 and included baseball, boys soccer, boys & girls golf, girls tennis, softball, and last but not least track & field. Sports at Lake Stevens High school...

Start your engines: Senior Tyler Conley makes his way onto the track. A constant amount of work and repairs are important to keep any car competitive.  “I mean, right now I work on my car. About two to three days a week and then plus my racing night. So I mean, that’s a whole night out of my week that I’m doing nothing but racing, Conley said.

A need for speed

Bodin Watkins, Features Section Editor March 15, 2022

Sports are a huge part of the lives of billions of people. Whether that be football, soccer, basketball, baseball, etc. the adrenaline of participating in a competitive event provides a thrill like nothing...